Code of Conduct

Please adhere to the following rules in order to avoid disciplinary action.

Moderation in Public Chat (Channel 4)

The following topics are not condoned on moderated public chat (Channel 4):

Religion Discussion, Political Discussion, Drugs, and Explicit Sexual discussion

Violating these moderation rules will result in escalating punishment:

  1. Warning
  2. Revoke
  3. Gag (all chat disabled)
  4. Ban

Macros and/or Botting

This category includes using any third-party programs to engage in macroing battles/item collection/dungeon runs and utilizing any botting program to perform the same. These actions can destabilize the economy.

Players found engaging in botting and or macroing will be:

  • Warned on the 1st occurrence, Suspended on the 2nd occurrence, Banned on the 3rd occurrence.

Bypassing the 2-Account Limit

Bypassing the 2-account per-person limit is not allowed.

Doing so will result in a warning and/or ban.


Account Sharing

Account Sharing is considered the same as bypassing the account limit.


Selling In-Game Items

Selling in-game items for real-world currency of any kind is a bannable offense.


Exploiting/Duping

Exploiting the game via hacking, or duping items intentionally, will get your permanently banned without warning.


Scamming

Scamming has always been part of the game and as such is allowed on the server.


Racial / Ethnic

This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

  • Promote racial/ethnic hatred
  • Are recognized as a racial/ethnic slur
  • Allude to a symbol of racial/ethnic hatred

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

  • Be banned

Extreme Sexuality / Violence

This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

  • Refer to extreme and/or violent sexual acts
  • Refer to extremely violent real life actions
  • Pornography
  • Pedophilia
  • note: Genitalia jokes okay in moderation

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

  • Be permanently banned

A note on pedophilia, if you engage in this on the game your IP, along with all information will be sent to the respective authority.


Real-Life Threats

This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

  • Refer to violence in any capacity that is not directly related to the game world

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

  • Be suspended

Distribution of Real-Life Personal Information

This category includes:

  • Releasing any real-life information about other players or Staff

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

  • Be permanently banned

Sexual Orientation

This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

  • Insultingly refer to any aspect of sexual orientation pertaining to themselves or other players

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

  • Be suspended

Impersonating Staff

This category includes:

  • Passing yourself off as a Staff Member to acquire real life information or in game items.
  • Name scamming for the sake of impersonation

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will: + Be Suspended and Banned if done a second time.


Harassing or Defamatory

This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

  • Insultingly refer to other characters, players, Staff, or groups of people
  • Result in ongoing harassment to other characters, players, Staff, or groups of people

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

  • Be muted and or suspended depending on number of infractions and severity.

Harassment takes many forms, and is not necessarily limited to the type of language used, but the intent. Repeatedly targeting a specific player with harassment can lead to more severe action. The idea behind this is to prevent any one player from consistently being uncomfortable.


Spamming

This category includes:

  • Excessively communicating the same phrase, similar phrases, or pure gibberish

If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

  • Be Muted

Story Events

Story Events are voluntary participation amongst the community. Purposely engaging in any act attempting to ruin any story event will result in a warning/muting. Please do not try to ruin peoples good time.