Official Savage Games Rules. Abusing Exploits / Glitches: If an exploit or glitch is found on any servers, we expect players to not use the exploit to their advantage. Please obtain as much information as possible regarding the problem and report any exploits / glitches you find immediately to the forums for Developer review. Those found abusing said exploits and/or glitches will be permanently removed from the server depending on the severity. *Please post any Exploits / Glitches in the bug report section: Here Abuse of /Report: The abuse of /report is highly forbidden here on Savage Games. Any members of the server found using said command for anything other then reporting players who may be potentially breaking the rules, will be temporarily removed from the server. Account Security: All players are responsible for the security of their own Minecraft Accounts. If another person obtains access to your account by any means, you are still responsible for anything that occurs while they remain in control. If your account is accessed by another player, or openly shared with another individual, any rules broken under that account are final and the punishments issued will remain active. Buying and selling of accounts is strictly prohibited across all server platforms. Those found attempting to buy or sell an account will be removed. Advertising Server Domains / IPs: Advertising another servers Domain and/or IP Address on any Savage Games public servers, forums or discord will result in a permanent ban from the Network. Forms of advertising include, but are not limited to; Stating a servers domain / IP in general chat, renaming your island plot, posting signs, writing in books, etc. Ban / Punishment Evading: Anyone who was issued a server wide ban / mute and is found playing on the server through an alternative account in order to bypass their punishment, will be removed from the server permanently on said account. Please keep in mind that if you have siblings which play on the server, they have a chance at being punished for your wrong doings. Please be respectful and abide by all server rules to avoid these types of complications. Avatars [Forum / Discord]: All avatars uploaded to the forums and/or discord are to remain appropriate. Avatars that display anything in regards to offensive or sexually explicit content will result in a ban. Caps / Spam: This consists of posting capital letters excessively or posting the same line in chat consecutively with the intentions of being seen by a mass majority of players, trolling, being an annoyance and even sometimes no reason what so ever. Spamming of characters is also included in this rule and will not be tolerated. Considering we would like to keep our chats free of clutter, we are cracking down on the use of caps and spam, thus making it punishable. Anyone seen using caps or spamming excessively will be asked to stop immediately. DDOS / DOX Threats: These two threats are taken very seriously. Anyone found threatening, attempting or succeeding at either threat will be permanently removed from the server. All players hold the right to contact authorities pertaining to their own individual well-being. We are not responsible for any information obtained nor shared among our servers, however, your safety is our concern and the appropriate actions will be taken to remove the attacker from our services. DDoSing - Threatening or achieving a DOS attack where multiple compromised systems are used to target a single system causing a denial of service attack. Doxing - Obtaining private information about a particular individual on the internet and publishing it with malicious intent. Death Threats: A death threat is a threat made to physically harm another individual. Anybody seen threatening another user in this manner will be removed from the server immediately. Discrimination: Much like our world, everyone on the server is different, from their appearance, to their beliefs. That being said, we are to remain respectful, open minded and understanding to ones differences. Any prejudicial treatment towards another player is not allowed and will be taken very seriously. Examples of discrimination include: Racism, Homophobia, Sexism, Religious Slurs, etc. Disrespect / Verbal Abuse: When you are on the forums, discord and the server, please remember to be respectful to all members of the Savage Games community. Do not write something that you would consider to be rude and treat those how you wish to be treated. Disrespect / Verbal Abuse will absolutely not be tolerated here and you will be punished accordingly depending on the severity of your actions. Giveaways: Any giveaways hosted on Savage Games are to be approved an Owner prior to being posted if it involves giving away donation related items. Giveaways are not permitted if the prizes include merchandise not related to the Savage Games community. For example: Steam Games, Minecraft Accounts, Optifine Capes, etc. Giveaways involving in game items are allowed and do not need to be approved. We will not be held responsible for any items not gifted via unofficial Savage Games giveaways. If the giveaway involves personal gain for said host, such as asking members to follow them on Twitter or Subscribe to their YouTube channel, they will be asked to change their rules or to end the giveaway completely. Griefing / Island Player Killing: Griefing a player’s island consists of deliberately irritating and harassing another player by abusing access to their island. Altering anyones island without their permission and/or wrongfully killing another player on any island is forbidden. That being said, users that are found joining or inviting other players to their islands with malicious intents will be removed from the server immediately. Hacking: Any third party modification that gives significant advantages over another player in game is blacklisted from the server. This also includes advantages that can be used via ones mouse and/or keyboard, such as macros. We prefer to keep the server fair for all members of the community, that being said cheating will not be tolerated and upon sufficient evidence being obtained, you will be removed from the server immediately. Harassment: Harassment covers a wide range of behaviors of an offensive nature. It is commonly understood as behavior which disturbs or upsets someone and which becomes ultimately repetitive. All forms of harassment are punishable regardless of who it’s directed towards. Those found harassing anyone will be punished accordingly. Hackusating: This is the act of accusing someone of hacking in game without solid proof. That being said, anyone being seen accusing someone of using hacks in general chat instead of reporting the player in game or via the forums, will be asked to stop. If at anytime the hackusations continue, a punishment could potentially be applied. Please keep in mind that when you address someone in game for hacking, this opens up the opportunity for said player to toggle their hacks and thus making the staffs job more difficult when it comes to obtaining evidence. Inappropriate Island Content: Content that is created on Skybounds islands must remain appropriate. Any builds that are found to be discriminatory, offensive or overall inappropriate will result in a punishment being placed. This rule also applies to inappropriate content written within books, on signs and any other form of communication. Inappropriate Language / content: Inappropriate language consists of using words that are considered improper or unsuitable for some purpose or situation and are often found to be offensive. Profanity, or any other form of communication that could be considered offensive is to not be used on the server and will result in being punished, this includes renaming your Islands. Currently server wide we have a chat filter in place that will automatically censor what we deem to be inappropriate. Anybody seen bypassing the chat filter will be handled accordingly. Bypassing the chat filter includes, but is not limited to, using special characters and/or symbols to keep words from being censored. Inappropriate or harmful Links: Any links sent over the server, forums or discord will be monitored by the staff team. If any links posted are found to be inappropriate, offensive, or harmful to our players, you will be removed from the server permanently without question. Inappropriate Skin / Cape: Skins and capes that are offensive or obtain sexually explicit content will not be permitted on the server. Anyone seen with an inappropriate skin / cape will be warned immediately to change or remove them. Those that continue to disobey said rule will further be removed from the server. Inappropriate Username: Usernames that could be considered offensive to any degree are to be changed immediately. If you are unable to modify your username at the time of being confronted, you will be banned from accessing the server until you can further change your name. A ban appeal will need to be made with evidence that your username was in fact changed in order for you to get unbanned. Please keep in mind that we will not be issuing nick names in replace of banning players. Language Barrier: Being a public server, we welcome players across the world to come join in on the fun. We whole heartedly understand that a variety of you all may speak different languages, however, Savage Games resides in North America and thus prefers English to be the primary spoken language. Please keep in mind that you may speak any language you wish, but the same chat rules will apply to you as it does everyone else. Mini-Modding: Thank you for taking interest in making the server a better place. We appreciate your motivation to help provide a fun and friendly environment for our players. For those of you that like to help assist our Moderators in monitoring chat, please keep in mind that when you start issuing punishments or giving wrongful information, you will be asked to stop mini-modding. As much as we appreciate the efforts, sometimes your assistance isn’t needed and can become more problematic then helpful. Scamming: A scammer is somebody who attempts to steal from another, usually by means of trickery, deceit or force. Anyone proven to have attempted or succeeded at scamming another player, will be removed from the server depending on the severity of the situation at hand. Screenshots of all trades should be taken. For now on it is your responsibility to record in case of scams. Some examples of scams include, but are not limited to, agreeing on a trade and not following through, killing another user in attempt to steal from them, lying about an item being sold in the auction house, etc. SingleCombat Tagging: Those of you who were found tagging each other (by one time hitting etc) in Single combat zones, to prevent getting killed and staying immune for others, will be punished and removed from the server. Signatures [Forums]: All signatures uploaded to the forums are to remain appropriate. Signatures that display anything in regards to offensive or sexually explicit content will result in a ban. Social Media / Misc URL Advertisements: All advertisements on the server are prohibited. Those found advertising their social media and/or random links via the forums, discord or the server will be handled accordingly. Please do not post links in chat unless they obtain Savage Games, Skybounds, or BajanCanadian related content. Soliciting: Anyone found selling goods or services owned by Savage Games for in real life money, will be removed from the server. We also do not advise that any trades are made on the server through exchanging server items or cash for donation related perks. Savage Games is not responsible for any scams that occur regarding trades / purchases made with in real life money. Items and cash will not be refunded, however, those found scamming will still be punished accordingly. Staff Impersonation: Impersonating is a serious offense on Savage Games. If you witness someone impersonating a Staff Member, YouTuber, or any other individual for malicious intent, please contact a Staff Member immediately. If you are unable to get someone to further assist you in game or on discord, please obtain evidence of this offense and make a player report on the forums. You can recognize Staff Members by their in game name color and tags on the forums / discord. QualityAssurer - Dark Aqua and Bold Username / QA Tag via Discord and the forums. Moderators - Purple and Bold Username / Moderator Tag via Discord and the forums. Admins - Green and Bold Username / Admin Tag via Discord and the forums. HeadAdmins - Dark Red and Bold Username / Head Admin Tag via Discord and the forums. Owners - Dark Red and Bold Username / Owner or CM Tag via Discord and the forums. Trolling: A person who deliberately says or does something to an individual at an attempt to cause an argument or trigger a response in their favor. Trolling can consist of someone posting misleading information and starting arguments with the intentions of disrupting players for the troll’s own amusement. Trolling is not appreciated, nor advised and will be handled according to its severity. YouTube / Stream related Advertisements: Blackshore and VIP may advertise Skybounds related Streaming / YouTube multiple times as long as it does not become spam. All other players can advertise Skybounds related Streaming / YouTube once, but will receive a verbal warning that advertising isn't permitted if seen advertising again. If a Blackshore member is seen advertising a YouTube channel and/or stream for another user and is not actively a part of said channel / stream, it is not permitted and will be addressed. Money Wars Exclusive Rules: Cross Teaming: Cross teaming is when two people on opposing teams form not only a truce, but work together to reach a specific goal. Where in this case, two players on opposite teams work together against others in the game in order to be the last two standing and overall aiming for one or the other to win the match. Cross teaming is not allowed and you will be punished accordingly if seen / reported doing so.