Official In-Game Rules
Administration reserves the right to change and or adjust any rules stated below and punish people ex post facto
Please stay up to date with any announced changes as the date in reference to the last updated thread will be listed below.
In the case of not understanding any rule or information displayed below, we encourage you to contact any staff member who will happily assist you.
Any member of the management team reserve the right to punish any player if they deem necessary.
- 1 1. Flaming, Disrespect, Harassment, and Inappropriate Content
- 2 2. Advertising
- 3 3. Spamming
- 4 4. Misleading Links, Hacking, and Threats
- 5 5. Punishment Evasion
- 6 6. Third-Party Software
- 7 7. Bug Abuse
- 8 8. Refunds Policy (Store, Scams, Disconnects etc.)
- 9 9. Yell and Help CC
- 10 10. Player Vs. Player (PvP) & PVMing
- 11 11. Multi-Voting
- 12 13. Gambling
- 13 14. Real World Trading
- 14 15. Trolling
1. Flaming, Disrespect, Harassment, and Inappropriate Content
1.1. The use of inappropriate and/or disrespectful language towards another's belief, race, religion, and/or harassing members is not tolerated. While we have an ignore system, we expect members to act accordingly towards each other. This includes telling other players to kill themselves.
1.2. Content that is advertised and/or discussed via the yell channel, public chat, or clan chat that is deemed inappropriate per the staff member's discretion will be dealt with accordingly. This includes but not limited to: pornographic material, debates about sensitive topics, drugs, etc.
1.3. Harassing the administration with wanting staff is not tolerated, members must earn the ranks by submitting an application on the forums! Failure to cease these actions will result in a mute and/or a ban at the discretion of the staff team. This also includes members of the staff team who want a promotion; hinting, pulling favour or detailing their lack of power/commands both in-game or via discord may result in a demotion or total removal from the team.
1.4. Staff impersonation will not be tolerated. This includes; having names similar to the staff members, (ex. "Elderr"), changing the player's name on discord and pretending to be the staff in the #help chat, or telling players you have a staff account.
1.5. Users with Inappropriate account names will be asked to change it, if they do not the account will be banned.
Advertisement of another RSPS related community is strictly forbidden and a permanent removal from the community will be issued. There will be no chance of appeal!
2.1. Discussing other servers that are still actively hosted in-game or on our forums will result in a mute without warning.
3.1. Spamming on RuneGuild will not be permitted, and will be acted upon appropriately by the staff members of RuneGuild. We should all be acting as mature as we can while on RuneGuild and respect others wishes; those who continually break this rule will be removed from RuneGuild if deemed necessary.
3.2. Auto-Typers are not to be abused but are allowed in public chat only, the timer should be at least set to eight-ten (8-10) seconds between each message.
4. Misleading Links, Hacking, and Threats
4.1. Misleading links are never allowed on the server, we expect links to open up to what it was advertised as. Failure to comply with this rule will result in a permanent removal from the community.
4.2. Hacking in any shape or form will result in a permanent removal from the community immediately.
4.3. Threatening members that will put their life, security, and reputation at risk will result in a permanent removal from the community.
4.4. Invading privacy is a serious offence, this includes social media stalking. Mentioning things from players private life without consent is seen as an invasion of privacy and will in ALL cases result in a Permanent removal from the community without a chance of appeal. People should not have to fear for their private information in RuneGuild.
5. Punishment Evasion
5.1. Punishments that are handed out towards members is one of the reasons communities maintain a balanced environment. Punishments that are evaded are not taken lightly. If you feel like you deserve another chance then take it seriously and quickly make an appeal; don't make a scene. Users may make another account to private message a staff member, but that is it! The use of another account to evade a mute will see an increase in your mute time on all accounts.
6. Third-Party Software
6.1. The use of third-party software that allows a member to have an unfair advantage (Auto clickers, Ghost Mouses, etc.) in any way shape or form; Will result in temporary to permanent termination of their account(s). Any account that has been found to have used third-party software, will have all logs checked and any account trading that account will also be punished. We want a fair environment where all players have an equal chance to experience RuneGuild and all of its features.
7. Bug Abuse
7.1. Abuse of a bug or glitch that allows a player to have an advantage over another or the server itself is not tolerated. We ask all members to report them, using discord bugs/or pm staff, as soon as they're found otherwise a permanent removal from the community will be issued.
8. Refunds Policy (Store, Scams, Disconnects etc.)
8.1. Donations will not be refunded. Remember, items that have been obtained through our donation system that is lost at their own doing will also not be refunded.
8.2. Reset of the server or forums will be refunded if he or she has posted valid proof of their purchase in the relative board, otherwise, a refund is not required on our part.
8.3. Scammed members will not be refunded because there are simple tactics to not be scammed in the first place such as using a middleman. Please note that we will not be accepting photo-reports of members being scammed, it must be a video or it will not be handled. Please do note that scammers will be punished severely with a permanent ban on their first offence and an IP-Ban on their second offence.
8.4. Account sharing is not of our concern and is at the discretion of member to do so, however, members who do decide to do so and have had their accounts muted, banned, or otherwise hacked will be at their own fault.
8.5. Hacking refunds will not be handed out, those who have been victimised should have all the security features that we offer on RuneGuild.
8.6. Glitch refunds will ONLY be refunded if the member has 100 percent proof, and has proof of the items prior to the glitch happening.
8.7. Duel scams are not the fault of the sever There are fail safes for anti scamming - it is your responsibility to ensure you protect yourself.
8.8. Server purchase policy is that all store purchases are non-refundable or transferable. Charge backs will result in an immediate total user ban on all accounts linked to that account. RuneGuild doesn't hold any responsibility of purchased goods on behalf of the user, gambling purchased goods in strongly advised against and not subject to a refund.
*Note, if a developer (or whoever has spawning abilities) does not see the proof to be enough, it can be declined and a refund is not required.
9. Yell and Help CC
9.1. Use of the Yell command to flame-bait, flame, troll, or other abuse of the command will not be tolerated and your rights to the command can be removed without being reinstated in the future.
9.2. Help CC is English based. Please refrain from using any other language, unless a staff member that can understand said language is online.
10. Player Vs. Player (PvP) & PVMing
RuneGuild is not held responsible for members who have lost, disconnected etc., while in the wilderness. For the most part, going into the wilderness is at the player's own risk, however, we have but a few rules:
10.1. PKP-Farming (players intentionally building up EP and killing each other repeatedly) will be treated with a Jail/Ban and will not be tolerated. The same applies to people building EP afk with no intention of PKing or PVMing in the wilderness. AFK? Do it at home.
10.2. Ragging: Players entering the wilderness with the sole purpose of preventing other pkers from pking will be punished immediately.
10.3. Using the ::help command to escape from the wilderness or requesting help from a staff member to lure them into the wilderness and kill them will not be tolerated; and will be dealt with accordingly at the staff member's discretion.
10.4. Luring is allowed for the most part. The few exceptions to this rule are members cannot attempt to lure using ::yell, the server's Help clan chat or ::help command.
10.5. Multilog-PVPing is now allowed! (Max 2 accounts online at once. No farming!)
Any use of excessively changing your IP-address to vote will not be allowed on RuneGuild. We strive to maintain a respectable environment. Anything that brings an unfair advantage will not be allowed on the server. VPN voting goes against many of the Top-list's terms of service, which can result in the termination of RuneGuild from the Top-lists.
12. Free For All
12.1. During a free for all do not hide and avoid fights, this will result in you being moved home and DQ'd from the FFA.
12.2. Do not box, boxing with a friend or an alt will also result in being moved home and DQ'd.
12.3. Do not PJ other fights (attack someone who was mid fight), this is not allowed and you will be DQ'd.
13.1. Anyone found to be scamming people while hosting gambling events will have their bank removed and their gambling device will be taken from them.
13.2. Anyone hosting gambling events must only take bets they are able to cover if they lose.
13.3. No staff accounts may host gambling events.
13.4. All gambling hosts must either record gambling events or has means of proof against scam claimers.
13.5. it is the HOSTS responsibly to make sure their customers are in the correct CC.
14. Real World Trading
Real world trading is not allowed, thought we can happily accept you to sell your items for in game donations and will middle man for you.
Trolling is allowed to an extent, however when players or staff have asked you to leave a player alone or to stop you will do so, or else punishment will follow accordingly.
RuneGuild Offical Staff Team.