Forum rules

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Welcome to the Official Chaos Lords Forums!

This forum is hosted and managed by Digital Pill to offer all our players a friendly place to discuss and share content about Chaos Lords. Please remember that access to this forum is a privilege and not a right, which can be revoked by Digital Pill at any time for reasons that include but are not limited to the violation of our Forum Rules. In order to keep this place as friendly and welcoming as possible for all, please read our Forum Rules carefully.

Keep in mind that the forum moderation rules serve only as guidelines. We reserve the right to evaluate and examine each incident on a case by case basis in order to decide on the action to be taken. Sanctions given may be more lenient or more severe depending on the case.

List of sanctions:
1st sanction (+1 warning point): Written Warning from one of the moderators asking you to behave according to our Forum Rules.
2nd sanction (+1 warning point): 14 days ban from posting from your Dpill.games Forum Account
3rd sanction (+1 warning point): 1 year ban from posting from your Dpill.games Forum Account (permanent ban in extreme cases)

The sanctions might be harsh, but the solution is easy: Don’t break the rules and everyone will be happy.

Sanctions time out after 6 months. If the player receives more than 1 sanction within a 6 month period, he/she immediately receives the next level of sanction for each new strike. If a player doesn’t get any strikes for 6 months, his/her sanctions go back to 0.

Forum administration and moderation:
The forums are maintained by the Digital Pill Community staff as well as our forum moderators. Complaints about technical issues can be submitted to our Customer Support at: feedback@dpill.games. If you have a complaint regarding any of the Forum Moderation actions please send a Private Message to dpill.

Forum Rules:

1. Etiquette:

Language
The official language of this forum is English. Using other languages is allowed in special forum sections only.

Do not swear

Be constructive
When posting, please make sure you do so with good intentions. Refrain from posting when you don't have anything positive or constructive to say on the topic.
Your post should contribute to the discussion or the solution of the issue being discussed.
If the only purpose of your post is to be negative, it is not worth posting.

Be respectful
Show others the respect and good behavior you would expect to receive from them. Remember our forums are open for discussion to anyone playing our games.

Do not discuss moderation and sanctions
Read our Forum Rules to understand why your post was moderated

Do not create topics/posts to share private conversations
Exchanges with our Customer Support Services and through private messages should remain private

Do not try to impersonate members of the Administration or Moderation Team
Trying to impersonate a member of the staff will result in harsh sanctions. Don’t do it!

Keep in mind that red text is reserved for staff members only!
Don't post in all CAPS, use a misleading title, and/or excessive punctuation, etc.

Do not "bump" posts

Do not post about locked or deleted threads

2. No naming and Shaming
In-game rule violations should be reported using the in-game function directly.
Avoid:
Accusing others of being toxic in-game
Accusing others of malicious activity
Accusing others of cheating or using illegal services
Accusing others of trolling on the forums
Claiming to have "reported" someone

3. Don’t resort to personal attacks, abuse or harassment:
Avoid:
Insults
Racial or Ethnic slurs
Promotion of national hatred
Real-Life Threats
Spamming or Trolling
Distribution of Real-Life Personal Information
Links to websites containing any of the above mentioned cases.

4. Don’t spam!
Avoid:
Repeatedly posting the same content
Posting the same content in multiple threads
Multi-posting (creating several posts in a row within a short span of time)
Posting irrelevant content
Referral links, advertisements, etc.
Advertising for product sales of any kind
Advertising for services offered by individuals or companies
Excessive capitalization, use of fonts, colours or images
Begging
Bumping posts (unless it is expressly allowed in the sub-section)
Abusing the "Reported Post" feature by sending false alarms or nonsensical messages

5. Don’t discuss illegal/forbidden activities
Discussion of any illegal activity will result in the removal of the post and harsh punishments from the moderation team. Posts about illegal activity will also be escalated to the proper authorities.
Avoid:
Links to illegal software/content download
Links to hacks/illegal mods
Links to phishing sites
Advertising or asking for Account Trading activities
Posting cheats, hacks, Trojan horses or Malicious Programs
Advertising or asking for Account Sharing activities
Advertising or asking for In-Game Currency selling or exchanging activities
Advertising or asking for Promotional Codes selling or exchanging activities
Advertising or asking for Levelling services
Links to websites containing any of the above mentioned cases

6. No mature content
Avoid:
Pornographic materials of any kind
Imagery that show real life depictions of gore, death, horrifically violent acts, etc.
Art that shows nudity (full or partial), or sexually explicit acts or depictions of those acts
Links to sites showing any of the above

7. No inappropriate/sensitive topics
Avoid discussions about:
Religion
Sex
Politics
Social issues
Also avoid inappropriate names, avatars or signatures including controversial religious, political or historical figures.

8. Don’t try to cheat the punishment system
If you have been banned, the moderation team can automatically ban all your alternate accounts on the forums.

IMPORTANT
The administration reserves the right to update and modify these rules as the needs of the community dictate to ensure the smooth operation of this community.
Repeatedly violating any area of these rules or the EULA, including the areas detailed above, will often result in permanent suspension from the game and/or forums.
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