Been a busy year and I'm finally able to catch up on the status of the staff team. 3 2 1 let's jam. First up, Gold Stars. This year we brought on many new faces to the team. @toopliss joined late in 2015 and became Gold Star in October 2020. They are known for their jump map Crunch, Craggy Coast and jarate water. @Mâché joined in late 2015 and was promoted to the status of Gold Star in December of 2020. They are best known for a wide range of maps spanning across many different gamemodes. Some of their most notable creations are Illinois, Outlaw, and Operandi. @Yrr Joined in late 2015 and was promoted to Gold Star in December of 2020. They are best known for their map Bagel, Cauldron, and Alloy while still having other hilarious maps such as Big Boys and Chandlands. @velvy Joined the community in 2017 and joined the Gold Star team in December 2020. Some of their more notable maps are Cinderg and Garner. @Alex.bsp Joined us in mid 2017 and joined the Gold Star team in September 2021. Alex is also a Staff member at Blackwonder.tf and has been contributing to TF2Maps with advice and guidance from his experience over there. Two of his most notable maps are DA_TREE and Sert. @Xbmann Joined in 2019 and joined the Gold Star team in September 2021. Xbmann has been quite active in the surf mapping community. He's made Zealand, Minigolf, and Monotony. Now for Staff. @Suna joined the site in late 2017 and was promoted from Server Mod to Staff in June 2021. Suna has been one of the masterminds behind the competitive map testing in TF2Maps. They're also known for their incredible maps Nuclide, Scarab, and Cactus Canyon Redux. @Zeus3005 joined in mid to late 2017 and was promoted from Gold Start in December 2020, to Server Mod in February 2021, and to Staff in June 2021. Before Zeus joined the Staff team he ran one of the largest PUG groups in North America, Hat House PUGs. Zeus developed a new Bot for the discord and fixed a lot of other issues on the backend. Zeus also brought in his expertise for competitive map testing by setting up adhoc AWS servers and coordinating the effort. A few notable maps Zeus has worked on are Badcoastbarnward and assets for Farmageddon. Now for Senior Staff. @LoovyTurgz joined TF2Maps in mid 2017 and was promoted from Staff to Senior Staff in November 2021. Loovy has made quite a few maps. Some of the more popular ones are Adamello and Verborgen. @nesman (wait that's me) joined in 2016 and joined the Gold Star team in December 2020 and now Senior Staff. Between now and then I have made a few maps, some good and some utter rubbish. Most popular is Rumford, Laborde, and RocketForge. We also had a few Staff members retire. @Idolon has been around since 2008 and has made some pretty rad maps. Snowbase, Byre, and Steep. @Roll has in the community since 2009 and is known for their map Pit of Death. @Void is another elder who has been in the community since 2008. Void has made many maps but some of the most notable are Laughter, Slaughter, and Lazarus.