Server Rules

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πŸ”” These are the official list of Server Rules present in the server, we expect that you read through the rules and get a grip on understanding. Any and all rules are subject to change without notification with the exception of adding new rules.

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Show kindness to others and treat everyone with respect and discipline. Act responsibly in-game and perceive your actions when you make a wrongdoing. There is no room for abusive or nontolerant behavior towards other players or staff. Our Staff Team will always try to communicate with the players and respond to the concerns made by our players, we expect the same sort of behavior from our players towards us.

"Inclusion and fairness in the workplace... is not simply the right thing to do; it's the smart thing to do."

These are some of the things we expect from you as a player:
  • Roleplay at all times and appropriately interact with others.
  • Report any sort of bugs you notice; mapping bugs, game bugs and other.
  • Report rule breakers to help improve the stance of the community.
  • Be responsible for your own actions and contain your self-anger as much as possible.
  • Be respectful to everyone in the community and act with acuity, this also includes the exclusion of trolling.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⚠️FORMAL WARNING (This is issued when an administrator is informing you of petty rule-breaks you may have done and that you should be more compliant with the rules )
  • ⏱ 30 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 3 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Deathmatching is when a player and/or group attacks or kills another player and/or party with no roleplay involved or for no sufficient roleplay reason.

This also includes:
  • Unnecessary provoking: provoking a person or group just for the fun of it.
  • Killing on sight: shooting everyone you see on sight.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 60 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity)
  • πŸ’’ 5 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Powergaming is when a player is forced into a roleplay situation or roleplay actions that would be impossible for the character to perform.

Examples of this include:
  • If you have an item in your inventory, your character has it, you CANNOT use the excuse that it's somewhere else even if screenshots of such roleplay is given.
  • When a player is not allowing another player to respond to a roleplay statement.
  • When a player is performing crazed responses that are not capable in the roleplay world; jumping off of large cliffs and acting normal.
  • When a player A is threatening player B with a weapon but player B demonstrates lack of empathy or fear for his life.
  • Climbing buildings with lack or no sort of equipment.
  • Carrying more than three weapons on your character without properly disclosing those weapons with a bag, briefcase or other hand-held storages.
  • Asspulling weapons without any sort of roleplay beforehand.
  • Exploiting drugs and acting immune to the actions performed by others.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 30 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 7 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Metagaming is where Out of Character information is used In Character when a player's character wouldn't know such information.

This can include:
  • Exploiting the OOC nametag system, to intercept a player's character's name.
  • Exploiting third-party programs such as Skype, Discord or VoIP applications to find out a player's location and other.
  • Exploiting in-game commands such as /pm to discover your friend's locations.
  • Exploiting forum information to discover or sabotage things in-game.
    (An exception to this is the use of IC forum threads)

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 30 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 7 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Revenge Killing is when a player who has previously been excluded from an attack by death or permanent injury, intentionally returns to a scene to avenge himself for the actions performed to him. Once you are killed, your characters' memories that led up to the death are faded away and you should roleplay not remembering your killer or the precise events.

Examples of this include:
  • Returning to a scene after you've just been terminated from it by death.
  • Remembering the faces, names or locations of the people who executed you - without being told about it from someone who was there or knows about what happened.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 30 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 3 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Any modification(s) that give the user an unfair advantage over others is not allowed.

These can include:
  • Third-party modifications such as s0beit, parkour mods, and other hacking programs.
  • Advantageous Vehicular Mods: vehicular modifications that have modified doors, new entrances or major exploitations that aren't in the original game are not allowed.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⚠️FORMAL WARNING (This is issued when an administrator is trying to contact you regarding mods that you may not be aware of are unfair and that you should remove them)
  • πŸ”± PERMANENT BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is severe and or intentional and the damage caused by the modification is also taken in account as applied rule-breaks)

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Rambo is when a player or group decide to rush towards their opponents and shoot them on sight without taking any cover and accordingly fearing their lives. It is advised that during shootings or attacks that both parties take advantage of their surroundings to crouch, hide and take cover prior to the length of the situation.

Exceptions
  • If situations appear where the near environment does not allow for players to properly find cover or hide, then the roleplay can find its natural course of action and this is not subject to rulebreaking.
Performing slight barrel rolls (but surrounded by cover) prior to shooting in order to properly pinpoint or shoot your enemy is accepted and is not subject to rulebreaking.

Examples of this include:
  • Rushing your enemy to immediately execute him without fearing for your own life.
  • Ignoring the surroundings that may offer you some degree of cover, and still initiating at rush killing.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 20 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 2 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Stalling Roleplay is when a player is repetitively trying to void another player's actions or proceed to stall or disrupt the roleplay scene of others.

This also includes:
  • Breaking the server rules because you think someone else did.
  • Pausing roleplay for your character or others.
  • Distrupting the roleplay of others
  • Quitting the game to avoid any sort of interaction with others.
  • Exploiting SA-MP physics by force killing yourself in water, by land or in a vehicle to avoid roleplay.



Prior to roleplay situations, you should interact with others responsibly and continue the roleplay scene accordingly. If there are any problems you should report the scene but continue roleplaying until an administrator has arrived.
  • Administrators are the only ones that are allowed to pause the roleplay scene.
  • As a player, you have the obligation to respond to an administrator if contacted - ignoring an administrator can get you punished.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⚠️FORMAL WARNING (This is issued when an administrator is informing you of petty rule-breaks you may have done and that you should be more compliant with the rules )
  • πŸ‘’ SINGLE KICK (This is issued as a slight addition to an administrator's warning, used when the player is non-compliant but is breaking petty rules depending on the severity of the situation)
  • ⏱ 40 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 5 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Exploiting Bugs for personal gain is not allowed, if you find any server-sided bugs you should report them on the forums. Depending on the severity of the bug, you may also contact David and explain the situation thoroughly and confidentially.

In addition to that, noticing any little but troubling bugs or large bugs - you should have the common sense to report them so that they can be repaired. Improving the server is something we always thrive to do, your communication is also needed.

Server-sided bugs
  • Broken commands or job features and other server-side features.
Game-sided bugs
  • Bunnyhopping β€” jumping repeatedly to move around quicker.
  • Olympic swimming β€” continuously swimming without roleplaying that you are exhausted.
  • Hopping/Tapping on bikes/motorcycles β€” hopping about continuously or tapping W to go faster.
  • Chicken-running β€” running around in a zig-zag motion to avoid being hit by bullets.
  • Ninja-jacking β€” pulling players out of their vehicles with no roleplay.
  • Vehicle surfing β€” being on top of a vehicle to ride it, instead of being inside of it. This includes pretending someone is in the trunk of your car while they are actually on the roof. If you wish to kidnap someone and roleplay them as being in the trunk, they will have to occupy a script-wise seat.
  • Drive-bying as the driver with an SMG β€” shooting others from the driver seat of the vehicle.
  • Drive-bying without a driver β€” shooting others from a car with no driver in the car.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:

SERVER-SIDED BUGS
  • βœ‚οΈ ITEM REMOVAL (This can be issued, if the rule-break is minimal/ easily fixable and or if the player is compliant with the decision) (Item Removals can include: money, properties, and other stats )
  • πŸ”± PERMANENT BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is severe and or intentional) (πŸ”Έ+ It's appealable)
GAME-SIDED BUGS
  • ⚠️FORMAL WARNING (This is issued when an administrator is informing you of petty rule-breaks you may have done and that you should be more compliant with the rules )
  • ⏱ 15 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 3 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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Foul Roleplay is explicit mature roleplay that involves sexual misconduct or other sexual acts is forbidden unless both parties involve, agree to consent.

This includes:
  • Rape
  • Torture
  • Slavery
  • Pedophilia
  • Cannibalism
  • Satanism
  • Sacrifice
  • Necrophilia
  • Mutilation
Examples of this include:
  • Randomly exploiting other player's sexually without their consent.
  • Publicly showing off your character's genitals.
(DISCLAIMER: If you are unsure of the terms' meanings, try not to google them because you may be scarred for life.)

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 30 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 3 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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  • Robbing and Scamming is not allowed if the initiator or victim is below Level 3.
  • You can only rob 500 Tabs off of another player provided both parties are Level 3+, as long as what's being robbed is on the player's character scriptwise.
  • If you have an item in your inventory, your character has it, you CANNOT use the excuse that it's somewhere else even if screenshots of such roleplay is given.
  • You can only scam a maximum value of 2,000 Tabs.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 25 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 3 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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  • Master Accounts are the account a player has that stores all of the player's data such as the list of characters, goods and features the account holds, date of registration, login, password and other.
  • We expect that players use a singular master account to stick with the allowances they receive on their account and not to farm accounts in order to take advantage of creating more characters than the already existing limit.
  • Your master account is linked to your forum account, use it wisely and do not create multiple master accounts as it is forbidden. If you have any sorts of problems with your master account, you may contact a helper or administrator in-game or on the forums to further assist you with your issue.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⚠️FORMAL WARNING (This is issued when an administrator is informing you of petty rule-breaks you may have done and that you should be more compliant with the rules )
  • πŸ”’ ACCOUNT SUSPENSION (This is issued when a player is non-compliant after being told numerously regarding the issue)
  • πŸ”± PERMANENT BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is severe and or intentional after subsequently related past scenarios)

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  • Exchange of In Character property for Out of Character property or vice versa is not allowed.
  • Purchasing of In-Character goods through OOC payments between players is not allowed.
βœ”οΈ Exception to this rule is when an administrator has given permission for the exchange to happen.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • πŸ”± PERMANENT BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is severe and or intentional) (πŸ”Έ+ It's appealable)

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The Sensitive Topics rule term primarily aims towards the Out of Character chat.
  • Any cultural and political discussion is not allowed in public chat. Due to polarization between groups when such topics are brought up, no player's allowed to discuss them in a public chat. The exception to this rule is if the chat is private (e.g. Private Messages).
  • Any form of racism is strictly not allowed.
  • Any derogatory term or phrase used against another player/group based on their race is not allowed.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⚠️FORMAL WARNING (This is issued when an administrator is informing you of petty rule-breaks you may have done and that you should be more compliant with the rules )
  • ⏱ 25 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ’’ 5 DAYS TEMPORARY BAN (This is issued if the rule-break is repeated time and time again and if admin jails do not have an impact)

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The language is English and in essence, players are supposed to speak it in any In-Character chat. If you have an accent you can annotate that through /ame or in the chat and if you want to speak another language in-character, you may do so by adding a language bracket in front of your statement but continuing the message in English.

Example of this include:
  • Jon_Ferrucci says: (Italian) Hey! How are you, my friend?
    βœ”οΈ This means you are talking in the Italian language.
  • Jon_Ferrucci says: (Italian accent) Hey pal, do you know the time?
    βœ”οΈ This means you are talking in the English language, with an Italian accent.
Additionally:
  • Players are only allowed to speak English in public chats.
  • Exception to this rule is if the chat is not public (e.g. Private Messages)

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 10 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ‘’ SINGLE KICK (This is issued as a slight addition to an administrator's warning, used when the player is non-compliant but is breaking petty rules that can be excused)

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Character Kills are executive kills performed on a player that lead up to their termination from the server, in-character. When character killed, your character is suspended and you may not play on it anymore unless you're given a second chance or you receive a name change.

Here are some points that fall within this rule:
  • Character Kills cannot be forced, they must be consensual.
  • Character Kills cannot be forced against others unless an administrator has approved of it and both parties agree to the Character Kill.
An exception to this rule:
If leaving an organization leads to a Character Kill based on the organization's rules, then is not subject to rule break.

πŸ“Œ PUNISHMENTS:
  • ⏱ 30 MINUTE ADMIN JAIL (If repeated, the minutes can go up depending on the severity of the situation)
  • πŸ”’ ACCOUNT SUSPENSION (This is issued when a player is non-compliant after being told numerously regarding the issue)

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