Custom Arena

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Custom Arena Interface.

Custom Arena is an arena for structured PvP in which players can set options on a custom arena. With custom arenas, you can make your own place to play, you can organize private tournaments with friends, and you can challenge other teams to scrimmage.

Access[edit]

Requirements
  • Custom Arena Starter Kit.png Custom Arena Starter Kit — Create a custom arena for PvP battles. You can configure the arena's maps, passwords, team size, and many other options. Arenas start with 30 days of active time.
  • Custom Arena Time Token.png Custom Arena Time Tokens — Add days to any custom arena. Each token adds one day.

Custom Arena options[edit]

Settings[edit]

You are allowed to customize your Custom Arena as you like. The following table outlines the possible settings available to you and their minimum and maximum values.

Setting Name Description Minimum Maximum Range allowed for glory
Minimum Maximum
Name
Password Server requires a password to join. Off On Off Off
Message of the Day
Respawn Type Wave — All dead players spawn together at a set time interval.
Individual — Players respawn once the set respawn counter has reached zero.
Team Size The number of players allowed on a single team. 1 10 3 10
Score Limit Matches will end when one team reaches the score limit. 1 1,000 500 1,000
Time Limit When a match reaches the time limit, matches will end, and a victor will be declared. 1 minute 30 minutes 10 minutes 30 minutes
Respawn Time The number of seconds to wait until respawning after death. 1 second 120 seconds 5 seconds 45 Seconds
Starting Players Matches will begin as soon as each team has at least the starting player count. 0 10 1 10
Reserved Slots Only members are allowed to fill reserved slots. 0 20 0 2
Spectators Players are allowed to watch matches from a neutral team.
Ready Button Matches will not begin until all players acknowledge they are ready.
Autobalance Players will automatically be team-swapped to keep teams even.
Lock Gear No equipment changes are allowed after a match begins.
Lock Skills No skill or trait changes are allowed after a match begins.
No Progression Achievements and lifetime statistics are not affected. Off Off
Force Respawn Players will automatically resurrect at the end of their respawn timers.
Tournament Commands Enabling tournament commands allows the use of specialized features that give more control over a custom arena.

Maps[edit]

You may also customize the map rotation by clicking on the image for each map. By default, all maps are selected. Clicking on one toggles between enabled and disabled as well as selecting it to be placed in the map rotation. The order in which you click determines the map rotation order.

Member Players[edit]

Member players are allowed to join reserved slots.

Member Guilds[edit]

Players representing member guilds are allowed to join reserved slots.

Banned Players[edit]

Banned players cannot join the custom arena. This is different from an account-wide ban.

List of Custom Arena commands[edit]

Tournament Commands[edit]

These commands were established to aid in running custom tournaments. Some of these commands will turn off progression for the remainder of the match in which you used it. [Example: using /gameend will not allow any players in the match to accumulate glory or rank points.]

  • /gamestart – Forces the current game to start. If the arena is otherwise eligible, using only /gamestart during the match will still allow players to earn rewards and stats.
  • /gameend – Ends the current game. Disables rewards and stats.
  • /setscore – Sets each team’s score, and is clamped to victory score. (total points needed for victory) Example: /setscore 150 499 where the first number is red team score and second is blue. Score can be set before the match starts in the ‘waiting for players’ phase.

Administrative Commands[edit]

These commands require you to have the designated player targeted. You do not need to type that players name. Simply acquire your target and type one of these slash commands.

  • /memberadd – Adds the player to the list of members for the server.
  • /memberremove – Removes the player from the members list.
  • /guildadd – Adds the guild of target player to guild list
  • /guildremove – Removes the guild of targeted player from guild list
  • /ban – Sends the targeted player back to the lobby. Adds their name to the list of banned players.
  • /unban – Removes the targeted player from the ban list
  • /kick – Sends the targeted player back to the lobby.
  • /teamswitch – Switches the player from their current team to the other team

Notes[edit]

  • When time is added to an expired arena, the window must be refreshed before the arena will show as renewed.
  • Players with admin privileges are unable to ban players from custom arenas. (Only the owner may.) At one point, they could do so by using chat commands, but this functionality was disabled sometime ago. They may still kick/teamswap deviant players from the arena.
  • Should an arena run out of available time, there is a two week grace period before the arena will be removed. During this two week period, time tokens can still be purchased and added to the arena to renew it.
  • In the event that the two-week grace period passes without the arena being renewed, a new Custom Arena Starter Kit must be purchased and a new Custom Arena will need to be made.

Trivia[edit]