SGWF Rules

Our formal rules try to cover most situations and processes for SGWF. It is important to note that while most situations will be covered, some may not be. In those cases, Stone has the final say. Rules are always subject to change and are ultimately up to Stone.

Roster Rules

  1. Joining the Roster: We are always looking for new folks to hang out with, however, we are not interested in folks just wanting to drop in a wrestler and never show up again. A lot of effort is required to add your wrestler to our system both for statistic tracking and presentation.
    1. Pebbles: The cost to join is 250,000 pebbles. This currency is earned by various methods, the most important of which is chat participation and viewership. This requirement may be waived if you are well known to either Stone or Carrie.
    2. Discord: Join Stone’s discord. It makes it much easier for to contact you if there’s an issue with your wrestler. Use this link: http://discord.gg/KUpgwmS. If you cannot use discord, please let us know why.
    3. The Right Fit: We pride ourselves on not being your typical “e-fed” and are much more watchful about whether someone is the right fit for our fed. We love making new friends but we’re not interested in folks that take their wrestler far too seriously as we are “not that kind of fed”. In cases where a wrestler was purchased, it is up to our sole discretion to reject and refund the purchase. If you are unsure, please send a DM in discord, as discussions of this nature are unsuitable for a live stream.
  2. Staying on the Roster: Our Roster slots are limited to 100, so this means we need to manage them very carefully.
    1. Watch Time: We check with our bot to keep an eye on watch times. Folks that have watch times that dip below a variable threshold will have their wrestlers benched.
    2. Discord: If you leave discord without letting us know why, your wrestler will be benched until you return. Departure typically results in the assumption of abandoning your wrestler.
    3. Good Behaviour: Do not break our chat rules or get yourself banned either with us or other streams. Bad behaviour will not be tolerated. We just want to hang out and watch our wrestlers beat up on each other.
    4. Exceptional Circumstances: If there’s something going on in your life that will prevent you from being around and you intend on returning, please let us know. We don’t need to know specific reasons as we value your privacy. If you are away for an excessive amount of time, we may still need to bench your wrestler or possibly remove it as our roster slots are limited. Once you are able to return, we can bring it back.
  3. Extra Wrestlers: You may purchase extra wrestlers by spending pebbles. Extra wrestlers are limited by the number of Roster Slots we currently have and may not be available for purchase.
    1. 2nd Wrestler: to be eligible for a 2nd wrestler, you must be a member for at least a year. To purchase a second wrestler, there is a one-time fee of 2,000,000 pebbles.
    2. 3rd Wrestler: to be eligible for a 3rd wrestler, you must be a member for at least two years. To purchase a third wrestler, there is a one-time fee of 3,000,000 pebbles.
    3. Exceptions: Occasionally, we may decide to waive the membership length or pebble requirement to get a 2nd wrestler. Please do not ask us for this. These exceptions are typically done based on need and are solely up to Stone’s and Carrie’s discretion.
    4. Tier 2/3 Subs: These no longer grant the member an automatic 2nd or 3rd POW. Subs are no longer required to be maintained at these tiers to keep extra wrestlers.

Power Rankings

TLDR: We calculate power ranking points on a rolling 35-day period. Our custom-built database and scripts take care of it for us.

Points are awarded as follows:

  1. Match Winners: The winner of a match will receive 5 points unless otherwise stipulated.
  2. Beating a Champion: If the wrestler beats a Champion in a head-to-head match, they will receive extra points. This can be a non-title match.
    1. SGWF & Tag Team Titles: +5 points
    2. Canadian, Hardcore, and Hello Kitty Titles: +3 points
    3. Internet Title: +2 points
  3. Boss Bonus: Defeating a Boss Wrestler will earn the wrestler an extra 1 point.
  4. Match Losers: Losing a match will earn the wrestler 1 point.
  5. Losing Elimination Matches: These extra points apply to all elimination matches except Royal Rumbles.
    1. Four- & Five-Person: Coming in Second will earn the wrestler an extra 1 point.
    2. Six- & Seven-Person: Coming in Second or Third will earn the wrestler an extra 1 point.
    3. Eight-Person: Coming in Second, Third, or Fourth will earn the wrestler an extra 1 point.
  6. Draws: A match ending in a draw will award both wrestlers 2.5 points.
  7. Rivalries:
    1. Participation: Win, lose, or draw, each wrestler will earn an extra 1 point.
    2. Winning a Series: Winning the Rivalry Series will earn the wrestler an extra 10 points.

Match Creation & Assignments

Weekly Regular Matches

Wrestlers and Tag Teams are typically booked into a random match once per week. Occasionally, they can be booked into multiple matches due to qualifying for #1 Contender matches or other special circumstances.

Most regular match opponents are randomly selected, however, some care is taken to try not to book tag team / faction partners against each other.

Guest GM

When someone cashes in the “GM for a Month” reward, Regular Match assignments are subject to that GM’s method of match creation. Stone will ensure that each wrestler has their 1 match per week and that match assignments and Title Shots are assigned fairly. Qualification for Championship matches may differ depending on the GM.

Injuries

As we use Universe Mode to simulate our matches, wrestlers can become injured. If a wrestler suffers a Minor or Major injury, they will not be booked for their Weekly Regular Match and are ineligible for View Make Matches. They may still participate in extra special matches like #1 Contender matches, Championship matches, or Cashed-In Title Shots.

If the wrestler has suffered a Severe injury, Universe mode will not allow us to book them. As we cannot clear injuries, any wrestler with a Severe injury will be ineligible for any matches. If they are ineligible to defend a championship at the time of a Major Show, any titles they hold will be vacated.

Viewer Make Matches

If one match a week is not enough, a viewer as the option to purchase a “Make Match” with their pebbles (pebble costs will vary, please see discord for the current prices).

  1. Only eligible wrestlers on our Roster are allowed for selection.
  2. A POW owner can book their wrestler into one Make Match per show.
  3. A wrestler may be booked into a Make Match by someone that is not their owner only once per show.
    1. If they are present, an owner can opt their wrestler out of a Make Match. By default, if they are not present, wrestlers are always opted IN if they are eligible.
  4. Stipulations can only be added by owners of wrestlers in the match.

Boss Matches

Defeating a Boss will typically offer some kind of reward for the Challenger and may not be the same every time. Boss matches are typically offered as a give-away during a special event and cannot be purchased by viewers nor created by a Guest GM.

Rivalry Series Matches

The person cashing in for a Rivalry Series will set the first match between the two rivals (list of approved match types will be sent to the person). Thereafter, the loser of the match will select the match type for the next match in the series. A match type can only be selected once in a series.

Money in the Bank

MITB Title Shots can be cashed in manually by the MITB holder or automatically by the system.

For manual MITB cash-ins, the MITB holder needs to let Stone (or the GM) know either publicly or secretly if they intend to cash-in their MITB. Due to technical limitations it may not be possible to cash-in immediately as the game may not allow it.

For automated MITB cash-ins, the chance to have it cashed in increases by 10% for every Special Show (not including The Main Event). In WWE 2K22, we have set MITB cash-ins to happen for the end of the match only (no pre-match and no mid-match cash-ins).

Tag Team cash-ins will happen with a roll of Stone’s physical D&D dice.

Cashed-In Title Shots

A viewer with enough pebbles or chips may cash them in for a title shot. The following rules must be kept in mind:

  1. Eligibility details:
    1. New wrestlers: Only wrestlers that made their debut at least 30 days ago are eligible.
    2. SGWF Championship: NOT ELIGIBLE except for a Title Shot being from the Loot Box by the OWNER of the wrestler. This exception also waives the New Wrestler rule.
    3. Tag Team Championship: Allowed.
    4. Canadian Championship: Allowed.
    5. Hardcore Championship: Allowed.
    6. Hello Kitty Championship: Allowed.
    7. Internet Championship: Allowed.
  2. Each cash-in is for a single active wrestler.
    1. You do not need to be the owner of the wrestler selected (ie, you may gift a title shot).
    2. The owner of a selected wrestler may Opt Out. If they are not present in the chat room to opt out, by default they are Opted In.
    3. The defending Champion may never opt out.
    4. Debut Enhancement Talent are allowed for selection.
  3. An eligible title may only be Cashed-In ONCE per show.
  4. Extra Cash-Ins for the same Title must be approved by anyone that purchased the Cashed-In Title Shot. Approved extra Cash-In wrestlers will be added to the match to make it a 3-way, 4-way, etc.
    1. The defending Champion is never consulted on whether extra wrestlers are added to the match. Only those that purchased the Cash-Ins are consulted on whether to add extra wrestlers.
    2. Everyone must agree to add the extra Cash-In wrestler.
  5. By default, the match is a Regular 1-Fall match. To change this, you must add stipulations. Please see the list of stipulations on discord.
  6. Stipulations may be added by:
    1. The Champion.
    2. Anyone that purchased a Cash-In for this match.
    3. The owner of any wrestler participating in this match.
    4. Stipulations are added / administered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  7. Cash-Ins should be for the current show, however, if that cannot happen, you may select another show to have the match.

Special Shows

Once every 3-5 weeks, we will host a special show where most or all of the Championships are defended against the #1 Contender. While it is possible for a wrestler to appear in multiple matches, we still try to adhere to our 1 Regular Match per week rule.

Championship Matches

Championships have varying requirements on defense frequency. Each championship will be defended against whoever is deemed the #1 Contender(s) as per that particular Title’s #1 Contender Determination Rules.

TitleDefense Details
SGWF Championship1v1 at PPV Event against #1 Contender.
Tag Team ChampionshipTvT at PPV Event against #1 Contenders.
Canadian Championship1v1 at PPV Event against the Poutine Case holder.
Hardcore Championship1v1 (Extreme Rules/Falls Count Anywhere Match – Pin/Sub/KO) at PPV Event against the #1 Contender.
Hello Kitty Championship8-Way Elimination Put-Me-In match at The Main Event.
Defending Champion must also be entered in order to defend the title.
Internet Championship1v1 (10-min limit), once/week against the winner of the Internet Battle Royal.

The Main Event Community Challenge

This event occurs once the Community Challenge has been completed. There will be 4 Title Matches, as selected by the viewers in the chat at the time of the event. Selection will happen using our regular giveaway system.

Additionally, the Hello Kitty Championships are defended. Wrestlers are typically selected from the top 8 finishers in a Marbles race. The defending Hello Kitty Champion must be selected in order to defend the title.

#1 Contender Qualifications

Each title has their own method of qualifying to become the #1 Contender, earning them a title shot at the next eligible opportunity. In most cases these matches are held the week before a Special Show, however, some exceptions can happen.

“Top Ranked” refers to the Titans and Paragons Power Rankings.

SGWF Championship

This is an Elimination Match where the Top 4 Ranked wrestlers from the Power Rankings are entered. The winner of this match will take on the SGWF Champion at the next Special Show. If there are 7 wrestlers entered into this match, Stone will decide on who will be placed in the extra qualification match (2K22 does not allow 7-way matches).

Rematch Clause: Wrestlers that lost the SGWF Championship since the last #1 Contender match will be placed in this match to earn a rematch. Again, there can be exceptions. If there are excessive numbers of rematch wrestlers, we can opt to have a run-off where all Rematch Clause wrestlers will need to win a special match in order to qualify for the #1 Contender match.

Exceptions: While most of the time we will be aiming to make this a 4-way or 5-way match, there can be times where this will change, depending on either the Special Show theme or the direction from our GM of the Month. All decisions will be made by Stone and are final.

Tag Team Championship

The top 2 teams will compete against each other with the winner moving on to take on the Tag Team Champions at the next Special Show. If there is a tie in power ranking points for the #1 or #2 positions, this match can be changed to either a triple threat or a 4-way elimination match. If there are 5 or more teams tied, tiebreakers will need to be determined by Stone.

Rematch Clause: If a team lost the Tag Team Championship since the last #1 Contender Qualification match, they will be granted an automatic entry to earn a shot at a rematch. In these cases, additional matches may be needed to determine qualification, as per Stone’s discretion.

Canadian Championship

The Canadian Championship will be defended against whoever is the Poutine Case holder at the time of the next Special Show.

Rematch Clause: Anyone losing the Canadian Championship since the last Poutine Case match will also earn an entry in this match.

Poutine Case Match

The Poutine Belt is not a true title, but instead, it is a placeholder to represent the #1 Contender for the Canadian Championship. Typically the match will be a Ladder Match with at least four wrestlers entered. The Top 4 Ranked four wrestlers that did not qualify for the SGWF #1 Contender Match will be entered into this Poutine Case Ladder Match.

There can be times where there are too many wrestlers qualifying for the Poutine Case. In these situations, an extra qualification or run-off match will be created to best fit the situation. Stone’s decision in these cases is final.

Championship Match: Once the Poutine Case holder “cashes in” for their shot at the Canadian Championship, the Poutine Case is vacated until the next Poutine Case match.

Hardcore Championship Qualification

Qualification for this championship is based on the watch times for wrestler owners. We will be looking at the watch times as of the #1 Contender week to determine wrestler entries. Should a person own more than one wrestler for a particular gender, they may have only one entrant for that qualification match. We will typically ask the owner which wrestler they want in, however, if we do not get a response in time, we will err on the side of the oldest / first wrestler they own.

The qualification match is an 8-way elimination match decided by either Blood (men) or Knock Outs (women).

The winner will take on the Hardcore Champion at the next Special Show in an Extreme Rules / Falls Count Anywhere Match. These matches may be decided by pinfall, submission, or knock out.

Rematch Clause: Losing the Hardcore Championship does not guarantee a spot in the next #1 Contender match as these matches are based solely on Owner watch times.

Hello Kitty Championship

The Hello Kitty Championship will be defended once per The Main Event show in an 8-Way Elimination Match where the competitors are chosen by Chat Room Viewers. Currently this is based on the top 8 finishers in a Marbles race. Since all the participants are chosen by viewers, there is no #1 Contender match for this title.

The current Hello Kitty Champion must be selected in order to defend the title.

Rematch Clause: There is no rematch clause for losing the Hello Kitty Championship as participants in The Main Event championship match are all chosen by viewers with no #1 Contender match.

Internet Championship

The Internet Championship is defended once a week in a 10-minute time limit match against the winner of this week’s Internet Battle Royal.

Internet Battle Royal Qualification

Qualification for this match are awarded to wrestlers that win a Regular Match the previous week: be it singles (including debut matches), triple threat, four-way, whatever. As long they are not “special matches” like Championships, Poutine Qualifiers, Boss Matches, Cash-Ins, Make Matches and so forth. Winning those will not award you a spot in the Internet Battle Royal.

Should there not be enough qualifying wrestlers for the Battle Royal, typically Stone will randomly select wrestlers to fill the remaining spots.

If a wrestler participated in the Internet Battle Royal in the previous week, they may not qualify for this week’s Internet Battle Royal. Sometimes this rule is lifted if there is a Special Show this week as we typically take the next 8 Top Ranked wrestlers. Entry is per Stone’s discretion.

Rematch Clause: If the Internet Champion loses their title, they are granted an automatic entry into the next Internet Battle Royal to see if they can earn a rematch. The winner of the Internet Battle Royal will take on the Internet Champion this week.