IMPORTANT Rules and Regulations

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    BreakingMC Rules


    In this thread, you will find the official rules of the BreakingMC Network. Global rules and server-specific rules will be clearly separated, as rules differ throughout the Network. If you are a player on our server, we expect you to follow these rules respect the system every second you are online. Failure to adhere to these rules may result in punishments, whether it be in a form of a mute/ban or in severe cases, a blacklist. These rules are subject to change at management's discretion, so make sure to always check.

    The following items are allowed. Read further below as well because many of the allowed items have situations in which they are not allowed.

    • Modifications that do not give certain players an unfair advantage
      This includes but is not limited to optifine, Better PvP mod, LabyMod, Cosmic Client, Keystrokes and HUD mods, etc. A full list of allowed clients will be made later on.
    • Swearing
      Swearing in public chat is allowed as long as it is not excessive or consistently directed at players.

    • Advertising your channel/stream IF it is related to BMC
      If your channel has a significant amount of BMC content, you are allowed to encourage people to watch it on BMC.

    • Schematica and Printer (Read below as well)
      Using schematica to print cannons and base art is allowed.

    • Alts and Console Clients
      Alts and console clients for AFKing are permitted, with a limit of 15 alts per player that can be used regularly and be in one or more factions.
    The following items are all not allowed. If you are seen doing anything listed below, you will be punished with varying severity depending on the offense.

    Global Rules

    Advertising and Links
    Posting the IP to another server or encouraging people to join another server in chat or private message is bannable. Posting links to another server’s discord, IP grabbers, or hacked clients is also bannable.

    Duplicating Items
    Duplicating items is an instant ban if you are caught doing it outside of reporting a duplication glitch to a staff member. Any duped items that you find should immediately be destroyed.

    Glitch Abuse
    Abusing a glitch that is not already outlined in the rules will most likely result in a ban, but the ban time is at the discretion of the higher staff. If you think of a common glitch that should be added to the rules, tell a staff member so it can be added.

    Hacked Clients and Other Illegal Modifications
    Blatantly using any hacked client or modification that isn’t permitted on the server will result in an instant perm ban.

    DDoS or Doxing
    Whether you threaten to DDoS or Dox someone, or if you actually do, it is an instant perm ban. No exceptions.

    Alting/Console Clients
    If you exceed the alt limit of 15 accounts logged in, you will be given one warning before you are banned. Additionally, if you use alternate accounts as spambots (i.e. having multiple accounts type the same command or message in chat at the same time) you and all of your accounts will be immediately perm banned.

    If you are going to use a console client to AFK your account/s, you need to make sure the delay between AntiAFK messages is at least 5 minutes.

    Screenshare Refusal

    Refusing to screenshare, which also includes stalling for up to 30 minutes after being asked by a staff member to screenshare, or logging out before a screenshare can be completed, results in a 2 week temp ban.

    Ban Evasion
    Ban evading on an alternate account results in being temp banned for the remaining ban time on your other account, or a perm ban if your other account is perm banned.

    Schematica and World Downloading
    While printing is allowed, world downloading or using schematica to download bases or other builds on the server results in a ban.

    Admitting to Hacks or Glitching
    Admitting to using a hacked client results in a 2 week ban, while admitting to abusing a glitch results in ½ ban time for the glitch that was abused.

    Kill Farming for Stats/McMMO
    Using an alt or another player to farm kills will result in a ban.

    AFK Mining/Shifting/Jumping
    Using a client or any external modification to perform a task while you’re afk will result in a kick, and if you are caught doing it again it will be an instant temp ban.

    Text and command macros are both strictly not allowed. Being caught using either form of macro will result in a ban.

    IRL Scamming
    If two players plan a trade which includes something irl, such as real money, and one player fails to follow through on their part of the deal and scams the other person, it results in a perm ban.

    If you find something that causes the server to lag or significantly drops a player’s FPS, you are allowed to show a staff member so it can be reported. If you are caught using something to lag the server or another player in any other situation, it will result in a ban.

    Global Chat Rules
    Note: All global chat rules also apply to faction chat, party chat, and private messages.

    Spam and Character Spam
    Spam is considered more than 4 consecutive messages in rapid succession. That said, repeatedly asking for items or ranks is also considered spam. Character spam is considered using the same character or sequence of characters excessively.

    Overuse of Caps
    Excessive use of caps is considered mutable if 4 or more words consecutive words are typed in caps, or 4 or more words typed in caps in a single message.

    Staff Impersonation
    Staff impersonation is mutable if you are trying to act like a staff member and are telling other players that you are a staff member, or /nicking yourself to have a name similar to a staff member’s.

    Staff Disrespect
    If you are being disrespectful towards a staff member, they are completely allowed to mute you with no warnings.

    Command Spam
    Command spam is bannable if it causes spam in another player’s chat. For example, spamming /pay or /afk would be bannable.

    While some racism is not punishable, excessive racism and racial slurs are mutable with no warnings.

    Homophobia of any kind, including making fun of people for being gay or using slurs in chat is punishable without warning.

    Toxicity encompasses multiple other subjects that are mutable. These are but are not limited to:
    • Excessive harassment/hostility/disrespect towards other players
    • Arguing with players in chat
    • Arguing with staff members in chat
    • Excessive swearing
    • Talking about inappropriate topics excessively (sexual activity, drugs, other illegal activities, etc.)
    • Death threats
    • Encouraging suicide
    • Constant hackusations
    Factions Specific Rules

    Cegg Glitching
    Cegg glitching is spawning a creeper inside a block in order to blow it up when it’s covered in water. Doing so results in a temp ban with no warnings, and the base will be rolled back and your sethomes will be deleted.

    TP Glitching
    TP glitching into another player’s base results in an instant temp ban, and the base will be rolled back and your sethomes will be deleted.

    Setting a home at or near KoTH
    If you set a home at or near KoTH it will result in a temp ban, and if you do not remove the home it will result in a longer temp ban and the home will be removed by staff.

    OPPrison Specific Rules

    Speed PvP
    Using custom enchants to PvP with extra speed will result in an instant temp ban.

    TP Killing
    Teleporting to a player or having a player teleport to you and immediately killing them.

    Skyblock Specific Rules

    Island Trapping/Killing
    TP trapping and/or killing or island warp trapping and/or killing is bannable.

    In-Game Scamming
    If two players plan a trade and one player fails to follow through on the deal, regardless of whether the deal includes irl items or money, the player will receive a temp ban.

    Survival Specific Rules

    Griefing the land within 2-3 chunks of a player’s claim can result in a temp ban.
    #1 JWill35, Jan 20, 2019
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