Rules Official TalentCraft Rules

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  1. MuelTheFox

    MuelTheFox Manager Manager

    TalentCraft strives to be an enjoyable and safe environment for all those in our community. To achieve this, we have formulated specific rules and corresponding punishments that are enforced by our staff team. If you see an individual neglecting any of the following and there are no staff members present, then please submit a Player Report using Application Forms. The punishments for each offense count are listed below with each rule. Exceptions may be made for special circumstances. If you feel you were punished for an invalid reason, we must ask you to refrain from making a commotion and instead submit an appeal, quash or reprieve in the correct form. All rules are subject to change at any time, should the need for it arise.

    A User's offence count for: Spamming, Capital Letters, Staff Impersonation, User Impersonation, Hackusations, Harassment, Swearing, Inappropriate Chat, Non-English, and Player Discrimination reset after three months. This is conducted on a rolling period. However, punishments already applied, unlike the punishments on the Forums, will not be automatically removed. You will be required to send the proper appeal, quash or reprieve for such action to occur.

    Minor offences are usually slip-ups, or perhaps something done in the heat of the moment. While these offences cannot be tolerated, they can usually be forgiven. If offenders refuse to heed the warning and continue with their misdeeds, staff should proceed with the punishments listed below. Exceptions can be made for players who have been around some time and are clearly aware that they're breaking the rules.

    | Player Disrespect – Hackusations
    [ 15 Minute Mute | 1 Hour Mute | 1 Day Mute | 1 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 30 Day Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Player Disrespect - Hacusations is when you continuously claim a person hacked. In the event you do have proof, please submit it as a Player Report and we will investigate as soon as possible! However, please do not spam the chat with claims that someone is hacking.

    |Player Disrespect – Harassment
    [ 1 Day Mute | 1 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Player Disrespect - Harassment is when you continuously harass a player. Please see the Forums Rules or Discord Rules in order to read the description for this.

    | Inappropriate Content - Chat
    [ 15 Minute Mute | 1 Day Mute | 1 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]
    Inappropriate Content - Chat is using inappropriate language or discussing inappropriate content using the in game chat system.

    | Inappropriate Content - Building
    [ 1 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Inappropriate Content - Building is using the in game building feature to build inappropriate content. This includes the building of explicitly sexual structures and depictions that may reference drug use.

    | Inappropriate Content - Username
    [ Until Changed ]

    Inappropriate Content - Username is when you have an inappropriate username that is not acceptable on the server. Changing your username is a decision you make and should you decide to make it something inappropriate, you will not be welcomed on the TalentCraft. We cater towards an all ages community and polluting the chat with vulgar or racist usernames is strictly forbidden. As username changes are only allowed every thirty days you will be banned for this duration but can have this reduced if you appeal with evidence that shows you are able to change your username sooner. Please submit a Name Change request and then an Appeal to have the punishment removed.

    | Inappropriate Content - Swearing
    [ 15 Minute Mute | 1 Day Mute | 1 Day Ban | 3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Inappropriate Content - Swearing is excessively swearing on the TalentCraft or using excessively direct swear words.

    | Chat Disruption - Spamming
    [ 15 Minute Mute | 1 Hour Mute | 1 Day Ban | 3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 21 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Chat Disruption - Spamming is sending many typically short messages that cause disruption on TalentCraft.

    | Chat Disruption – Capital Letters
    [ 15 Minute Mute | 1 Hour Mute | 1 Day Ban | 2 Day Ban | 3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 21 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Chat Disruption - Capital Letters is using many capital letters unnecessarily, not for any emphasis, but as a nuisance.

    | Chat Disruption - Impersonation Of Staff

    [3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | Permanent]
    Chat Disruption - Impersonation of Staff is portraying yourself as another user, who also happens to be a staff member.

    | Chat Disruption - Impersonation Of Regular Users
    [1 Day Ban | 3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 1 Month ban | 3 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]
    Chat Disruption - Impersonation of Regular Users is portraying yourself as another user, who also happens to not be a staff member.

    | Chat Disruption – Non-English
    [ 15 Minute Mute | 1 Hour Mute | 1 Day Ban | 3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 21 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]
    Chat Disruption - Non-English is communicating in public chat channels in a language other than English.

    | Teleport Killing
    [ 1 Day Ban | 3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Teleport Killing is when you trap a user in a way that prevents their escape as a result of said trap. In the event you see this happen or it occurs to you, please submit a detailed Player Report with video recording

    | Punishment Evasion - Mute
    [ Mute Duration Doubled | 1 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Punishment Evasion - Mute is when you attempt to violate your mute through the usage of bugs, glitches and other unintended measures.

    Major offences are serious misdeeds that may hurt another player, or cause them to feel unsafe. This list also includes cheating or exploiting the network to

    No warnings should be issued for the following offences. Staff members should continue immediately to issuing a punishment.

    | Player Disrespect – Discrimination
    [ 1 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | 1 Month Ban | 3 Month Ban | 6 Month Ban | Permanent Ban ]
    Player Disrespect - Discrimination is when you use discrimination against another player. Discrimination is explained inside of the Forums Rules and the Discord Rules.

    | Player Disrespect – Real Life Threats
    [ Permanent Ban ]
    Player Disrespect - Real Life Threats is when you threaten someone's real person in clearly obvious ways.

    | Blacklisted Modifications
    [ 7 Day Ban | 14 Day Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Blacklisted Modifications are specific modifications that have been forbidden on the Blacklisted Modifications thread which is in this section. Please see that thread for a specific list of blacklisted and "whitelisted" modifications.

    | Abusing Exploits
    [ 7 Day Ban | 30 Day Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Abusing Exploits is when you use a clearly unintentional exploit to gain an advantage on TalentCraft. If you discover a glitch or bug in any game mode on the network you are required to report it immediately using a Bug Report form. Users caught exploiting the server will be punished as they are creating an unfair advantage for themselves. This rule also covers to creation of lag machines and command abuse.

    | Advertising
    [ 7 Day Ban | 30 Day Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Advertising is the linking or sharing of another server's IP address in chat, with or without intention to draw players away from TalentCraft to another. Staff are required to clear the chat after the advertising players are removed. While mentioning other server names occasionally is not punishable, it is ill-advised to continually discuss other servers on our network, and will be punished as advertising.

    | Griefing
    [ 3 Day Ban | 7 Day Ban | Permanent Ban ]

    Griefing is deliberately destroying another community member’s creations is strictly prohibited unless you are playing on a aggressive type server. Those caught griefing will be punished and have their actions rolled back accordingly. We also classify stealing another's belongings in this category. Please note that griefing is not punishable if the area affected is unprotected.
    | Refusal to Screen Share
    [ Permanent Ban ]

    Refusal to Screen Share is when after having been suspected of hacks, and being requested to prove innocence, you fail to offer the requested screenshots without a valid excuse.

    | Punishment Evasion - Ban
    [ Permanent Ban ]

    Punishment Evasion - Ban is when having been banned in-game, using another account to come back online. The only way of getting unbanned is through the ban appeal, quash or reprive process.
     
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