GotPvP Rules & Punishments This thread details all of the GotPvP Rules & Punishments. This thread should be used as a reference when playing the server. All of our rules are in place to ensure that the server is both safe and that gameplay is both fair and enjoyable. When playing on GotPvP, you automatically agree to the rules detailed below. If you have any concerns, questions, or comments about any of the material outlined in this thread please contact an online staff member. Thank you. By joining our server, website, or discord you automatically agree to follow these rules. Rules may be adjusted at our discretion without warning. Punishments may vary depending on the offence, severity, context, and history. It is the responsibility of the player to regularly check this thread for updates. You also recognise management are able to change punishments at any time for any case and change the length of a punishment at any time for any user. Please note your account is YOUR responsibility, under no circumstances will we withhold punishment. Please make sure your account is secure and keep your siblings away from it. This includes if a member of your family or friend was banned on the same ip as you. Spoiler: Global Rules Chat Rules NOTE: Chat Rules do not apply on Factions but are applicable elsewhere on the network. Disrespect - Do not disrespect or put down anyone. It's the expectation that all users respect one another when playing on the server. (This does NOT apply to faction) Severity | Minor | Warning | 30m Mute | Homophobia - Homophobia wont be tolerated across the network. What classes as homophobia will be down to the judgement of the staff issuing the punishment. Severity | Minor | Warning | 30m Mute | Inappropriate Chat - Please keep chat appropriate at all times. Avoid bringing up inappropriate subject matter. Severity | Minor | Warning | 1h Mute | Harmless Links - Do not send any links in chat (harmless) that are unrelated to GotPvP. Severity | Minor | Warning | 1h Mute | General Rules NOTE: General Rules do apply to all servers, including Factions. They are expected to be followed on every server. Spam - Do not spam or flood chat. This is defined as 4 or more continuous/similar messages in chat in a short period of time. This includes letter spam; as well as /afk and /report spam. NOTE: Spamming blocks to create noise with the intent to annoy other players will result in a 1h ban. Severity | Minor | Warning | 30m Mute | Non-English - Users are prohibited from speaking in foreign languages other than English in public chat. Severity | Minor | Warning | 30m Mute | Racism - Racist or discriminatory remarks/phrases are prohibited everywhere on the network. This includes any form of the n-word, c-word etc. Severity | Moderate | 1h Mute | Impersonation - Refrain from impersonating anyone else on the server or someone you’re not. Severity | Moderate | 2h Mute | Death wishes - Do not wish harm or death on another user in real life in any way. Severity | Moderate | 2h Mute | Explicit Content - Do not post explicit, inappropriate, or harmful content anywhere. Severity | Moderate | 2h Mute | Inappropriate Titles - Titles must follow Tier 2 Rules and above. Severity | Moderate | 2h Mute | Mute Evasion - Evading a mute for any reason whatsoever will result in a punishment. Severity | Moderate | Double Original Mute | Ban Double Original Mute | Command Spam - Spam of a command such as /me or /bid will result in a punishment. Severity | Moderate | 1h Ban | /shout Abuse - Using /shout to bypass a mute, or use it for Racism will result in a punishment. Severity | Moderate | 3h Ban | Lag Machines - Setting up redstone/block contraptions to lag the server is not allowed. This includes any other forms of deliberately causing lag. Severity | Major | Down to managements discretion | Racist IGNs - Don’t use any Racist IGN while playing the server. Severity | Major | Perm Ban till name change | Scamming - Scamming in-game items is allowed. Scamming IRL money for in game items is now allowed. (Example: Jelly gives 30$ to Serayne for an item on factions but serayne does not give the item) NOTE: Please record trades/transactions as an extra precaution. Severity | Major | Perm Ban | Advertising - Do not advertise an IP of another server or promote something in/directly in any way. This includes signs, items, etc. Severity | Major | Perm Ban | Inappropriate Builds - Inappropriate builds are anything that consist of Racism. It will be up to an admins discretion to decide if the build is inappropriate. Build will be removed. Severity | Major | 3d Ban | Withholding Evidence - This is when you withhold proof of someone breaking the server rules and delay giving it to staff for your own benefit or their benefit. Severity | Major | Perm Ban | Harmful Links - Do not send misc. Links anywhere on the server; Including IP loggers, rats, porn, etc. Severity | Severe | Perm Ban | Exploits - Do not exploit any glitches or bugs. Always report them to a staff member immediately. Severity | Severe | Perm Ban | (depending on severity) Duplication - Do not dupe anything on any server. If a glitch is found be sure to report it. Severity | Severe | Perm Blacklist | (depending on severity) Hacked Clients - Avoid using clients or modifications that provide an unfair advantage. See List Below. Severity | Severe | Perm Ban | Glitching out of combat - Using any kind of system to glitch out of combat, this includes using a slime block to keep the pearl in the air or anything of the sort. This also includes using any commads that have not been blocked. Severity | Severe | 3d Ban | Ghost Clients - Having and/or using Ghost or Injected clients to procure an unfair advantage is prohibited. Severity | Severe | Perm Blacklist | DDoS/DoX/Threats - Do not DDoS, DoX or threaten to do so. Severity | Severe | Perm Blacklist | Illegal Sales - Selling items belonging to GotPvP for personal profit is not allowed. This includes selling in-game items for outside currency. Severity | Severe | Perm Ban | Spam Bots - Unlimited alt accounts are allowed. Using bots (spam bots) are not allowed. NOTE: A message from each bot counts as spamming. Severity | Severe | Perm Ipban | Macros - Chat macros are allowed. Command macros and scripts are not. Severity | Severe | Perm Ban | Mouse modifications - Any modifications to the mouse that allows you to afk grind/mine is not allowed. This includes putting something on the mouse to hold down left/right click, using tape or anything of the sort. Severity | Severe | Perm Ban | Ban Evasion - Evading a ban for any reason whatsoever will result in a hefty punishment. Severity | Severe | Perm Ipban | *Punishments do not stack regardless of the number of infractions. The following list below details our severity ranking system for each infraction. Spoiler: Prison Rules Prison Rules Plots Inappropriate builds - Inappropriate builds are not allowed. | Plot cleared | 3 day ban + plot cleared | Trapping - Trapping players on your plot is not allowed. | Trap cleared | 1 day ban + Trap cleared | Scamming - Any form of scamming is not allowed. (You must provide sufficient evidence e.g recording) Punishment at admins discretion. Chat Spamming /report - The abuse of /report is a punishable offence. You may only use it ONCE when you encounter a hacker. | Warn | Kick | 1h Ban | PvP Combat Logging - Logging out while engaged in PvP combat is NOT allowed. (This includes using commands to teleport out of PvP zones while in combat) | 3h Ban | General Blocking signs - Do NOT block sell signs at warps including - Black Market, Mines, Shop, and Plot Shops. | 1h Ban | Block glitching - Do not block glitch to escape pvp or reach places you shouldnt be. | 3h Ban | Glitch abuse - Abusing a glitch is NOT allowed. (Duping will be a permanent IP Ban for all associated along with balances reset & plots cleared) Punishment at admins discretion. Spoiler: SkyBlock Rules SkyBlock Rules Island Banning Staff - Don't ban staff members from your island. Severity |Minor | Warning | 1d Ban | Inappropriate Island Names - Keep island names within the chat rules. Severity | Minor | Warning | 1d Ban | Island Removal | Auctioning Inappropriate Items - Keep item names within the chat rules. Severity | Minor | 1d Ban | Inappropriate Signs - Keep signs within the chat rules. Severity | Minor | 1d Ban | Death Traps - No death traps on your island, either by /tpa, /is warp, etc. This includes trying to kill people with other methods on your island or teleporting people into PvP. Please be cautious when you accept a request. Severity | Moderate | 3d Ban | Island Farming - Do not use ALTS to farm islands for their resources. Severity |Moderate | 3d Ban | Alternative Accounts - Using an alternate account is allowed. However, using an alternate account to ban evade/island farm is NOT allowed. NOTE: Punishment will be applied to only alternate accounts. Severity | Moderate | 7d Ban | F11 Glitch - Do not abuse the F11 glitch to use it as an auto clicker to farm. Severity | Major | Perm Ban | Insiding/Griefing - Never grief or steal from other islands. Severity | Severe | Perm IP Ban | Spoiler: Survival Rules Survival Rules Market Place - You may only own one shop here. Severity | Minor | Warning | Shop Removal | Petty Claims - Claims used to prevent others from expanding their claims (also known as Bitch Claims) NOTE: Claims must be 10 chunks from another person's claim unless proof of consent is provided. Severity | Minor | Claim Removal | 3d Ban | Safezoning - Hitting others whilst in a protected area is not allowed. Severity | Minor | 1d Ban | Flying/God Mode - Avoid the use of these while in combat Severity | Moderate | 3d Ban | TP Trapping/Killing - Trapping anyone to kill them. Severity | Moderate | 7d Ban | Griefing - Griefing/raiding unclaimed bases is allowed, griefing or raiding claimed bases is not allowed. This includes taking spawners or items from chests. Severity | Moderate | 7d Ban | Scamming - Scamming of any kind is not allowed. Severity | Major | 14d Ban | Spoiler: Creative Rules Creative Rules Trolling - Do not troll other users without their consent. This includes flying around in vanish and annoying those around you. Any disruptive and annoying behaviour will not be tolerated. Severity | Minor | Kick | 1d Ban | Hacked Items - Possession of hacked items is not allowed. This includes super potions, killer potions, etc etc. If a user is found stashing these items without reporting a ban will be issued. Items that crash players are NOT allowed. Severity | Moderate | Warning | 7d Ban | Griefing - Irritating and angering players using methods as destruction and social engineering is taken as a bannable offense. Severity | Moderate | 1d Ban | Inappropriate Builds - Any build that harms a player, abides by our rules will be cleared and you will receive a ban. This includes general body parts, racist structures and/or harmful words. Severity | Moderate | 3d Ban | Lag Machines - Setting up redstone/block contraptions to lag the server is not allowed. This includes harmful clocks and noise machines. Severity | Major | Down to managements discretion | Spoiler: Allowed Modifications Allowed Modifications for 1.7.x - Forge for 1.7.x - Optifine / any fps improving mod (Fastcraft...) - Togglesneak + PlayerAPI - TCPNoDelay mod - Bspkrs core and all the bspkrs mods (Armor status HUD, Potion effect HUD, Direction HUD) - The 5zig mod - Batty's coordinates - UHC Essentials mod - CPS mod - Damage indicators mod - Any kind of minimap with NO player radar - In game account switcher - FastChat - TimeChanger mod - Spotify mod - Shiny pots - Reach display mod - Saturation display mod - Combo display mod - Reach circles mod - Printer/Schematica (modifying to remove blocks is NOT allowed) Allowed Modifications for 1.8.x - Printer/Schematica (modifying to remove blocks is NOT allowed) - Forge for 1.8.x - Optifine / any fps improving mod - Togglesneak + PlayerAPI - TCPNoDelay mod - Bspkrs core and all the bspkrs mods (Armor status HUD, Potion effect HUD, Direction HUD) - The 5zig mod - Old Animations mod & core - Batty's coordinates (regular and plus versions) - Keystrokes mod - CPS mod - Damage indicators mod - Any kind of minimap with NO player radar - In game account switcher - Orange Marshall's mods - FastChat - Laby mod - TimeChanger mod - ProjectL - MouseDelayFix - Reach display mod - Saturation display mod - Combo display mod - Reach circles mod - Translation mod - More particles mod - Gammabreaker mod Allowed Clients & Information - Badlion Client - CosmicPvP Client - 5zig as a standalone client - OCMC Client - Cheatbreaker - Console client Please consider the following... Any modification to your Minecraft client, software or hardware to gain an unfair advantage is not allowed. Some examples are listed below. Any kind of modification to your Minecraft version that gives you an unfair advantage (versions clients, ghost/injectable clients) Any software modification to your pc that enhances your skill (macros/autoclickers, cheat engine, etc) Any hardware modification that gives you an unfair advantage (Modifying your mouse hardware in the intent to autoclick or double click) Any program designed to change how packets are sent and received are not allowed. For example “Net Limiter & Clumsy” they’re not needed & used by people wanting a scapegoat to blame while they’re cheating. If you have a mod or client that isn’t listed feel free to message a staff member in discord or create a ticket in discord!