Angepinnt 4Ancient Ruleset

  • 4Ancient Ruleset

    These rules are expected to be followed at all times. Failure to do so will result in an appropriate punishment. Our current ruleset is subject to change, we expect you to keep yourself up to date.

    1 - Actions not covered by the rules:

    -1.1: These rules can't include every specific situation. Act with common sense and do not try to trick the system. Rules will be updated to face as many situations as possible.
    -1.2: Suspicious situations will be judged at the discretion of the staff.
    -1.3: Decisions by staffers are definitive. Trying to contact another staffer to get a different treatment will result in an augment of the ban duration.
    -1.4: Changes in rules are not retroactive. If someone broke a rule before it was added the user won't be punished.

    1 - Ingame Behaviour:

    -1.1: Respect other players! Insulting, trolling and deregoratory comments are strictly forbidden.
    -1.2: You may not scam. Scamming includes any attemps to decieve users for your own advantage.
    -1.3: You may not spam. Spamming includes messages which make no sense, the same message over and over again, typing in all capital letters, begging, or any other messages which may disrupt another player's experience.
    -1.4: You may not encourage other players to break any rules set by 4Ancient. If you do so, you will be as punishable as the player that broke the rules.
    -1.5: You may not discuss hacks, bugs or any other harmful topic in any of 4Ancient's platforms.
    -1.6: Lending items to another player is at your own risk! Under no circumstances will your items be recovered.
    -1.7: Having a disruptive behaviour (staying AFK or feeding) in game modes such as Battle of Gebra is forbidden and will be punished with a temporary ban.
    -1.8: Disruption or breaking the rules of special GM's events will lead to a punishment. Trolling isn't allowed either.
    -1.9: You cannot allow other players to play for you on monthly tournament (party and solo). This will lead to a 30 days ban of the account.
    -1.10: Registering multiple accounts on one single tournaments will lead to a ban (depending if it's daily or monthly)

    2 - Game Accounts:

    -2.1: The 4Ancient staff will never ask for your data (passwords and secure codes). Account names can be asked ONLY to simplify finding tickets or any problem related with the account's character.
    -2.2: You may own as many accounts as you like, but they must not be used together to exploit any game mechanics.
    -2.3: Account sharing is allowed - at your own risk!
    -2.4: Items lost - due to another persons access to the account - will not be recovered under ANY circumstance.
    -2.5: Trading is only allowed via 4Ancient channels such as the forum, our Facebook group, our discord server and in-game. Any traffic over other platforms is prohibited.
    -2.6: You are responsible of the security of your accounts. We encourage you to never use the same data you use on 4Ancient on any other platform. If you do, do it at your own risk.

    3 - Punishments:

    -3.1: Warning: You may recieve a warning about your wrongdoing.
    -3.2: Account ban: You may recieve a definite or an indefinite account ban.
    -3.3: Spending money will not earn you priviledges. Everyone is judged by the same standards. Asking for exceptions will increase the ban duration up to 30 days.
    -3.4: Bans can only be discussed via tickets. However you can discuss ONLY about YOUR bans. Asking for reasons outside tickets is not allowed.
    -3.5: You cannot ask explanations on behalf of other users. Only the punished person is allowed to.
    -3.6: You may appeal for a ban only via tickets. Every ban is different and we reserve the right to decide wether or not to unban an account. Exception made for bans of Hacking and Real World Trading. Those accounts will never be unbanned.
    -3.7: Every punishment is given due to a video/screenshot evidence.

    4 - Hacking & Bug Abusing:

    -4.1: Hacking is strictly forbidden and hackers will be permanently banned.
    -4.2: Abusing bugs or glitches is not allowed. Game-breaking bugs have to be reported immediately. Hiding game-breaking bugs will lead to a permanent ban.
    -4.3: Any client-modification is strictly forbidden. This includes gameguard bypasses, package sending tools etc.
    -4.4: You may not use any mechanic that involves afk-lvling. (Exception of in-game Experience Chocolate).
    -4.5: You man not use any mechanic that involve afk-farming.
    -4.6: The Windows+L usage in combat is a severe bug abuse. We will not hesistate to use the ban hammer after multiple legitimate reports, so beware!
    -4.7: The use and abuse of any bug, macro or cheat, will be severely punished, especially if used during PvP.
    -4.8: Using Bots / macros will lead to bans (30 days first offense, permanent at second offense).

    5 - Character Names:

    -5.1: Names for advertising purposes are not permitted.
    -5.2: Offensive names are not allowed (this includes names that fall into: racist, sexist, religious, political or generally offending types).
    -5.3: Names that are difficult to decipher are not allowed (I.e. IIII or lllllllllll).
    -5.4: Names similar to other users' names are severely prohibited. (Using i instead of l)
    -5.5: Using a nickname similar to staffer's names is severely prohibited.

    6 - Guild Rules:

    -6.1: Do not create guilds containing offensive themes (Sex, Porn, Racism, Religion etc.).
    -6.2: You may not push a guilds level by any kind of exploit.
    -6.3: You may ask for a guild leader change via ticket if the current leader is banned and agrees with the change.

    7 - MAPS:

    -7.1: The documents shall only be acecessed by the approriate levels.
    This rule is especially important for these documents:
    Document 10 (level: 10-20);
    Violators will be punished with a kick from the server or ban if persistent behaviour will be noticed.

    8 - Reporting Players:

    -8.1: Do not modify your evidence (Screenshots or Video)!
    -8.2: You may not name-shame. You are not allowed to accuse someone in the public. This will result in a punishment to you too.
    -8.3: Reporting players in the forum is strictly forbidden. Reports can be done ONLY via tickets.
    -8.4: Only one player per evidence. Make it clear who you are reporting! If you send a long video, please specify the time of the misbehaviour and the name of the character.
    -8.5: Reports without screenshots or videos will be ignored.
    -8.6: Reporting a player will not give you the right to know if the reported user will be banned or not.

    9 - 4Ancient Staff:

    9.1: Do not pretend to be a staff member.
    9.2: Staff members have a tag in front of their name (I.e. [GM-DE], [CM-DE]) and have characters with level 97+
    9.3: Staffers will never contact you to get your data. You can get contacted only via tickets or via in-game chats if you write in Administrator's chat.
    9.4: Impersonating staffers will lead to a 30days/permanent ban.
    9.5: Staffers are not allowed to ask you any sensible data.
    9.6: Staffers are subject to internal rules that are managed by TM or GA. Those rules, are not public.

    10 - Staff support:

    -10.1: The staffers are not allowed to play favorites. This includes giving away items or gold to only a selected group of players.
    -10.2: Trading with a staffer is not allowed.
    -10.3: The staffers are authorized to provide explanations only and exclusively to the user who has received the sanction (only via ticket). However, the user will not be able to get logs/screenshots of the evidence to protect reporter's privacy.
    -10.4: Staffers, like every other player is subject to the same rules.
    -10.5: Staffers ALWAYS provide screenshots and videos in every ban reason. Implying that staffers ban without proofs, will increase your ban duration.

    11 - Free killing:

    -11.1: It is strictly prohibited to gain honor and bonuspoints by trading kills with the opposite faction. Both accounts will be punished without further ado.

    13 - Notes:

    -13.1: This is a private server and thus all donations are used for the upkeep of the server.
    -13.2: By creating an account on the forum and/or in the game you automatically accept our rules.
    -13.3: Like law, our rules don't admit ignorance. If you don't read the rules it's at your own risk.

    14 - Donations:

    -14.1: There is no way to refund donations on our donation system. If you open a Dispute on paypal, we reserve the right to ban you permanently from the system.
    -14.2: 4Ancient does not have to "reward" donors with the virtual currency "moonstones" or other items.
    -14.3: If there is a problem with our donation system, please report it immediately to the ticket system.
    -14.4: Please contact our support if any issues occur.
    -14.5: Exploiting any mechanics to trick the donation system will lead to a permanent ban of all your accounts.

    15 - Legal Note:

    You have no ownership or other property interest in any of the Virtual Goods you unlock, regardless of whether you acquired access to those Virtual Goods using Moonstones. Virtual Goods have no monetary value. You can’t redeem them for cash. You can’t obtain any refunds for purchasing Moonstones or Virtual Goods, except as expressly permitted by us.
    We have the right to delete, alter, move, remove, or transfer any and all Game Content—including Virtual Goods—in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason or no reason, with or without notice to you, and with no liability of any kind to you.

    16 - Forum:

    16.1: In the forum it is only allowed to write in English. If you want to create a thread in another language you are ONLY allowed to create it in the "Tavern" section.
    16.2: Failure to follow the rules may result in thread/post deletion, warnings, and ultimately forum ban.
    16.3: Off-topic posts, spam posts or similar, will be removed without any hesitation.
    16.4: Multiaccounts on the forum may lead to a temporary or even permanent ban INGAME and in our forum. If you have the necessity to create a second one, please don't hesitate to contact any staffer.
    16.5: Accounts with offensive names or spam names, will be permanently banned.
    16.6: You must open threads in the proper section. Continous violations will lead to a warn.
    16.7: You must not go off-topic. Several violations, will lead to a warn.
    16.8: Excessive warns on an account will lead to a temporary/permanent ban on the platform.

    17 - Real World Trading:
    -17.1: Account selling is not allowed. It is considered as real world trading. Same goes for trading items for other private/official server items.
    -17.2: Real world trading items is not allowed either. Both buying and selling is equally punished with permanent ban of all your accounts.
    -17.3: You can appeal for Real World Trading bans only showing proofs of your innocence.
    -17.4: Any kind of proofs will be judged by staffers. Proofs include: discord chats, whatsapp messages, videos, teamspeak recordings, facebook and in-game messages. This doesn't mean that any proof will be valid for a ban. Proofs will be judged extremely causiously by us.
    -17.5: Faking real wworld trading proofs will lead to a permanent ban of all your accounts.
    -17.6: After being banned once for for Real World Trading, getting banned again for the same reason will also lead to a Pc-Ban

    The 4Ancient Team

    Dieser Beitrag wurde bereits 1 mal editiert, zuletzt von AncientCompiler () aus folgendem Grund: Rules added: ------------ 1.3 1.4 2.6 3.6 3.7 4.5 5.5 8.6 9.4 9.5 9.6 14.5 16.6 16.7 16.8 17.1 - 17.5 Rules changed: -------------- 2.1 - 2.6 3.3 - 3.5 4.2 4.6-4.8 8.2 10.5 13.3 16.4

  • SlaveToTheRhythm schrieb:

    I think we need a regulation for the forum as well

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    ~Source: 4Ancient Forum - Register

    There are rules which you have to accept to register. Maybe there should be some additional points?
  • Howdy valued community!

    As a first action our new Team Manager @AlbertoCoderIT in co-operation with the team has made the following changes to the rule system:

    Rules added:
    17.1 - 17.6

    Rules changed:
    2.1 - 2.6
    3.3 - 3.5
    4.6 - 4.8

    You can see the changes, directly above, in the rules.

    Kind Regards,
    your 4Ancient team