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League of Legends players earn a "mystery gift" for good behavior in 2014

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Making the internet a friendlier place for League of Legends may be Riot's most ambitious project for the week, but it's not the only thing the studio is getting up to. It's also announced that it will award a "classic Mystery Gift" to anyone who managed to get through 2014 without being a jerk.

Did you manage to get through all of last year without a chat restriction, ranked restriction, 14-day ban, or permanent ban? Then you, my friend, are eligible for the reward. "Don't be a dick" is a pretty low bar as these things go, but luckily it's not an indication that League of Legends is some festering hate-pit of inhumanity: In fact, as of November 2014, 95 percent of players had never been punished for any sort of bad behavior.

There is one other catch however: You'll have to be level five or higher, and there must be a minimum of ten skins you don't own. If that's you, then you're in—and if you're not in, maybe you should think about making some new resolutions for 2015.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.