Empire & Emperors Rules

Chat Offences

Language in Global chat
Description: The official language of global chat (/ch g) is English. Using any other language will result into a punishment. There are other channels for other languages (/ch nl for example.)
Examples:
Notes:
Severity: 1
Posting troll polls
Description: Refrain from posting any polls in chat that pertain to any staff member or serve as just a troll.
Examples:
Notes:
Severity: 2
Accusating
Description: Accusing staff or other players of cheating without legitimate proof is not allowed.
Examples: "That player is hacking!", "Staff Abuse!"
Notes: This includes but is not limited to calling staff out for abuse and calling players out for hacks.
Severity: 1
Faking "wrong chat" or "just kidding"
Description: Faking "wrong chat" or "just kidding" just to break another rule is not allowed.
Examples: "You suck", "oops wrong chat"
Notes:
Severity: 1
Breaking Chat Rules In Your Civ-Chat.
Description: Breaking a chat rule in your Civilization chat does not provide you immunity, players in that civ may still report abuse however these chats will not be monitored by administrators.
Examples:
Notes: Punishment is decided on the exact rule broken.
Severity: 1
Complaining About Bugs / Gameplay
Description: If there is a bug in the game we will try to fix it as soon as possible. Constant complaining in chat about it will be punished.
Examples: "I can't place my capitol because of this bug, fix your game!"
Notes:
Severity: 1

Gameplay Offences

Block-Glitching
Description: Glitching or bugging your way into buildings and/or protected plots is NOT allowed.
Examples: This includes, but is not limited to, hitting though doors while opening or breaking them in claimed land.
Notes:
Severity: 2
Griefing In Claimed-Area
Description: Griefing inside of claimed area when you don't have permission to that plot isn't allowed.
Examples: Placing water outside of the claimed town border and making it flow into the claimed area.
Notes:
Severity: 1
Alternate Civilizations
Description: Having alternate civilizations is not allowed and should be blocked by the code. If you use a VPN or a friend to bypass this you will be punished
Examples: Having your friend make a 2nd civ and using it for trade goods, or for a despotism civ to use the trommel. You can trade with allies for a reasonable deal.
Notes: Alternate accounts are allowed within the same civilization.
Severity: 2
Offensive Item Names
Description: Renaming items using an Item Rename Token with any offensive or insulting language will not be tolerated
Examples: Naming your sword: "The Big D*ck of OstrichMann"
Notes:
Severity: 3
Inappropriate Civilization / Town Name
Description: Inappropriate civilization or town name will not be tolerated.
Examples: Naming your town/civ "Auswitch", "Hitler", ...
Notes:
Severity: 1
Abusing of PVP-Protection
Description: Using pvp protection to bypass game mechanics is not allowed.
Examples: Using PVP-Protection to grief other civilizations
Notes:
Severity: 1
Alts to Avoid War / Hostile / Outlaw
Description: Using an alt to avoid the War / Hostile / Outlaw status to grief or investigate another civilization is not allowed.
Examples: Logging on an alt and walking around their civ-border to check up on their defences.
Notes:
Severity: 2
Infiltrate Other Civilizations
Description: You are not allowed to infiltrate other civilizations to grief or steal their items / enchants from their library
Examples: Wanting to leave the civilization, but before loot all their chest and enchant your items with Great Library enchants in the Library.
Notes: Essentially if you gain an advantage for your new Civ from the Civ you are leaving without their permission is not allowed. If you have permission from your old civ to take Great Library enchants with you, that is allowed, but the burden of proof lands on you.
Severity: 2
Automatic Block Generation Machines
Description: Automatic block generation machines (Cobblestone Generators) are forbidden to make and normally blocked by the code.
Examples: Building a cobblestone generator
Notes:
Severity: 1
Removing validation Blocks
Description: On purpose removing validation blocks by glitching the system using falling blocks to invalidate the structure is not allowed.
Examples: Removing the validation blocks of the trade outposts to lose validation and let it be destroyed.
Notes:
Severity: 2
Alternate Accounts
Description: Adding alternate accounts to towns that are not your own is not allowed.
Examples: This should be blocked by code, but having a way to bypass this is not allowed.
Notes: You are allowed to have alts inside your own civilization.
Severity: 3
AFK-Mining
Description: Using an exploit or putting items on your keyboard/mouse to keep on mining while you're not at your computer or not holding any keys is not allowed.
Examples: This includes, but is not limited to putting an item on your keyboard and setting the left click on that key, using the fullscreen glitch and taping your mouse stuck.
Notes:
Severity: 1

Client Offences

Using any mods that aren't allowed
Description: You are allowed to use: Optifine, Fairplay Edition Minimap, StatusEffectHUD like 5zig, ArmorStatusHUD, Gammabright, Non-fly boost toggle sprint. Having a mod with radar is against the rules, and will be punished harder.
Examples: Using Voxel Map, having Worlddownloader, using Schematic Mod.
Notes: If you have a question about mods that are or are not allowed, you can always ask an administrator on the Website or Discord.
Severity: 2
Using VPN / Proxy
Description: Using a VPN or a Proxy is not allowed.
Examples: Using a VPN to bypass the alt lists.
Notes:
Severity: 2
Keybinding your attack key to a keyboard key
Description: You cannot keybind your attack key to a keyboard key anymore since this can be seen as autoclicking.
Examples: Setting your attack key to the key "Q".
Notes:
Severity: 2