The developers of Temtem have issued the first wave of bans to combat cheaters and exploit abusers. According to them, they’ve permanently banned almost nine hundred people. Initially, they said that there would be no appeals whatsoever, but have since mellowed on the subject, allowing people to contact them if they feel they’ve been targeted unfairly.
Not a single multiplayer game is immune to cheating; there’s always somebody trying to worm their way into an unfair advantage. Temtem is no different, of course. Fortunately, though, the developers are on top of things. As announced on the official Temtem Twitter account: “We just completed our first batch of banned users. Almost 900 players have been permanently banned from Temtem.” They took about as hard a stance as one could: “Bans are final, we won’t answer or review any ban appeal. We’ve made 100% sure that every banned user is either a cheater or has abused exploits intentionally.”
The developers also made it crystal clear that you won’t get a ban if you find a bug or exploit by accident, only if you repeatedly abuse it. Also, this is just the “first batch” of bans, meaning that there are presumably plenty more to come. However, they did reconsider their “no ban appeal” policy. According to the Twitter thread, they’ve reviewed over a hundred accounts claiming to have done nothing wrong, and found that every ban was legitimate. Still, at least you can now plead your case by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and putting “Ban Appeal” as the subject. Make sure to include your in-game ID or username.
So, there you have it, people. The time of clowning around with exploits in Temtem is well and truly over. The banhammer has come, and the time of reckoning is upon you all. No, I don’t know why I’m making this sign-off so dramatic, shut up.