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A Local Moderator talks in-game. A purple crown appears next to the moderator's name in chat.

An example of a Local Moderator message in RuneScape

A Local Moderator, also known as a Local Mod or LMod, is a Community Management team member working for one of Jagex's official partners. They can be identified with a purple crown next to their name in chat, and a purple outline in the RuneScape Forums. The Local Moderator program was discontinued in 2015,[1] and revived on 3 February 2018.[2]

Roles and abilities

Local Moderators help maintain the forums and in-game community. They support the existing moderation team, such as the Community Management team and Forum Moderators, so that the moderation team have a greater availability to engage with the community and take action on their feedback.[3] Local Moderators have the ability to add a mute to a report for offences.[4]

Recognizing a Local Moderator

Refer to caption. The post has a purple outline, and a purple crown appears under their avatar.

An example of a Local Moderator post on the Portuguese RuneScape Forums

Local Moderators can be identified with a purple crown next to their name in chat. On the RuneScape forums, Local Moderator posts have a purple outline, and a purple crown appears under their avatar.[2]

Becoming a Local Moderator

In order to become a Local Moderator, one has to be working for the Community Management team for one of Jagex's associate businesses.[3]

List of active Local Moderators

  • CM Zoan
  • CM Paola
  • CM Michael
  • CM Leigha
  • CM Niall
  • CM Shawn[2]

References

  1. Mod Shauny (14 November 2016). When your account is messed up..... Reddit. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 CM Zoan (3 February 2018). Moderation Team Introductions. RuneScape Forums. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 CM Zoan (8 February 2018). Moderation Team Introductions. RuneScape Forums. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  4. Local Moderators. RuneScape Wiki. Retrieved 19 May 2014.