SpaceDelta Official Rules

SpaceDelta Official Rules

Official Rules for SpaceDelta.

Date: April 30th, 2020

Author: Lotus

Overview

By joining our server, you automatically accept all of our rules and regulations as defined below and are responsible for any violation(s) done on your account and / or other people on your IP.

Excuses such as “I didn’t know” or “My sister did it” will not be tolerated or taken into consideration by the staff team.

Attempts to fake misinterpretation of any rules will be treated as though the rule was broken. If you are unsure, ask any one of our staff members for clarification.

The rules are subject to change without any prior warning. A notice will be given on our Discord server regarding any rule changes.

Members of administration and above are able to make executive decisions regarding certain rules depending on the circumstance including but not limited to changing a rule on the spot if need-be. Staff members ranked Helper and Moderator are not able to do this and must adhere to the rules unless given permission by a Sr. Moderator or any higher ranked individual.

Any suggestions regarding rule creation and edits should be made via tickets in our Discord. If you feel a rule should be changed or added, please make a ticket in the Discord and a member of the administration team will discuss it with you.

// TIER 1

All Tier 1 offenses will be prefaced with a verbal warning for the first offense followed by a warning or mute and progressively more severe punishments.

SPAMMING

The repetition of messages or letters being sent in the chat. The same message being sent three or more times in a row will be considered spam. This includes private messages to other players, commands that spam players’ chats, excessive characters, etc...

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Verbal Warning
  • 2nd Offense: Physical Warning
  • 3rd Offense: 1 Hour Mute
  • 4th Offense: 3 Hour Mute
  • 5th Offense 6 Hour Mute

CAUSING / ENCOURAGING SPAM

The act of causing or encouraging spam in any way is not allowed. This includes but is not limited to phrases such as “first to say 9 wins 1m”, “message this person for a reward”, and more. Telling people or a group to say a certain thing also falls under this rule.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Verbal Warning
  • 2nd Offense: Physical Warning
  • 3rd Offense: 1 Hour Mute
  • 4th Offense: 3 Hour Mute
  • 5th Offense 6 Hour Mute

HARASSMENT

The act of continually pestering, hounding, or asking favors from players / members of staff after explicitly being asked to stop.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Verbal Warning
  • 2nd Offense: Physical Warning
  • 3rd Offense: 1.5 Hour Mute
  • 4th Offense: 3 Hour Mute
  • 5th Offense 1 Hour Ban

OTHER LANGUAGES

We absolutely encourage players from all sorts of diverse cultures - In fact, several high ranking staff aren’t native English speakers. However, as English is the only requirement for our moderation team, we ask that you refrain from using other languages in public chat. This rule does not apply in private messages or chats.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Verbal Warning
  • 2nd Offense: Physical Warning
  • 3rd Offense: 30 Minute Mute
  • 4th Offense: 1h Mute
  • 5th Offense: 2h Mute
  • 6th Offense: 3h Mute

// TIER 2

All Tier 2 offenses will be met with a warning or mute depending on severity followed by bans and progressively severe punishments.

DISCRIMINATION

The use of sexist, racist, homophobic, or otherwise harmful slurs to insult someone in the community. These words are censored for the most part, but are here for reference in case users attempt to bypass the censor.

Special Cases:

  • “Gay” - The word “gay” to describe a negative feeling or situation is not allowed, as this is innately homophobic.
  • “Retarded” - The word “retarded” is not allowed at all, due to it’s highly offensive connotations.


Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 12h Mute
  • 2nd Offense: 1d Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 3d Mute
  • 4th Offense: 7d Mute
  • 5th Offense: 14d Mute
  • 6th Offense: Perm mute

INAPPROPRIATE DISPLAYS

This applies to usernames, display nicknames, skins, capes, banners, builds, and similar items. YThe term ‘Inappropriate’ can define a range of things that are considered discriminatory or disrespectful; This includes symbols and slurs. If the player refuses to change their display and staff cannot do it for them, the player will be banned indefinitely until they comply with the rules.

Inappropriate Details about Character:

  • 1st Offense: Warned verbally to change it, given 10 minutes to change.
  • 2nd Offense Banned until changed


Inappropriate Builds | Low Severity (such as builds displaying genitalia):

  • 1st Offense: 1h Ban and Build Removed
  • 2nd Offense: 3h Ban and Build Removed
  • 3rd Offense: 6h Ban and Build Removed


Inappropriate Builds | High Severity (such as swastikas and other items that may be offensive to others):

  • 1st Offense: 1d Ban and Build Removed
  • 2nd Offense: 3d Ban and Build Removed
  • 3rd Offense: 1w Ban and Build Removed
  • 4th Offense: 1 Month Ban and Build Removed

SEXUAL HARASSMENT / CONTENT

Sexually harassing someone is completely unacceptable and is strictly forbidden. Using sexual remarks in a sentence which is directed at a person is not allowed on our network.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 1h Mute
  • 2nd Offense: 3h Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 5h Mute
  • 4th Offense: 8h Mute

IMPERSONATION

Pretending to take another player or staff’s identity with ill intention. Users with similar IGNs will not be punished unless intentionally used to mislead members of the community.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Physical Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 3h Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 6h Mute
  • 4th Offense: 12h Mute
  • 5th Offense: 1d Mute

MUTE EVASION

Using methods to communicate with others in-game while muted such as with item names, helpop, signs, island names, etc... Anyone who is found helping a muted player convey their messages will receive the same punishment that the muted player did. Getting on an alt account to talk also falls under this rule.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Player’s mute is doubled in length.
  • 2nd Offense: Player banned for the same duration as their mute.
  • 3rd Offense: Perm Ban

ADVERTISEMENT

The material advertising of quality, goods, and/or services that are not directly related to (or are direct competitors of) SpaceDelta. Advertisements like this, solicited or not, have the potential of drawing players away from the network. NOTE: If a player is clearly only here to advertise - i.e. joining the server and immediately spamming their own server IP, it will be considered Tier 3.

Advertising things such as the player’s youtube channel or similar items:

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 1d Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 3d Mute
  • 4th Offense: 7d Mute
  • 5th Offense: 7d Ban


Getting on the server for the sole reason of advertising a server or of the sort:

  • 1st Offense: 30d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: Perm Ban

MUTE EVASION

Sending a link which is not directly related to SpaceDelta is not allowed. Such links include but are not limited to a youtube video link, a twitch stream, an amazon item, and more. Sending links to a website of a minecraft server or similar item will fall under the Advertisement rule.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Physical Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 6h Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 12h Mute
  • 4th Offense: 1d Mute
  • 5th Offense: 1d Ban

// TIER 3

Tier 3 offences are generally extremely serious and damaging to the network or community. These can be met with a mute, temp ban, or an immediate permanent ban.

WASTING STAFF TIME

This is defined as contacting a member of staff for the sole purpose of “trolling” or getting their attention. Examples include pretending to hack, spamming them on any platform, etc... This includes the harassment of staff members in-game or over other platforms whether it be in general or in regards to a punishment.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 3h Mute
  • 2nd Offense: 6h Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 12h Mute
  • 4th Offense: 1d Mute

BUG EXPLOITATION

Abusing a bug or glitch - before or after telling a staff member - is considered cheating and bannable. If you’re not sure if something is a bug or intended feature, always ask. If the effects of the exploit are irreversible, it should be met with a permanent ban.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 1w Ban
  • 2nd Offense: 30d Ban
  • 3rd Offense: Perm Ban

CHEATING/HACKING

Abusing a bug or glitch - before or after telling a staff member - is considered cheating and bannable. If you’re not sure if something is a bug or intended feature, always ask. If the effects of the exploit are irreversible, it should be met with a permanent ban.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 30d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: Perm Ban

PHISHING

This is the practice of sending messages, emails, or other communications while pretending to be someone reputable in order to persuade someone to leak important information. In our case, pretending to be a staff member in order to gain unfair advantages in-game.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 30d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: Perm Ban

DOXING/THREATS OF DOXING

The search for and publication of private information about an individual on the internet, especially with malicious intent..

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Perm Blacklist

MALICIOUS LINKS

The search for and publication of private information about an individual on the internet, especially with malicious intent..

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Perm Blacklist

SELLING/PURCHASING ILLEGAL ITEMS

The search for and publication of private information about an individual on the internet, especially with malicious intent..

Low Severity (Low-risk bugged items)

  • 1st Offense: Item removed and 3h Ban to all parties involved.
  • 2nd Offense: Item removed and 6h Ban to all parties involved.
  • 3rd Offense: Item removed and 12h Ban to all parties involved.


High Severity (Duped items, glitched out items, etc..)

  • 1st Offense: Item removed and 3d Ban to all parties involved.
  • 2nd Offense: Item removed and 7d Ban to all parties involved.
  • 3rd Offense: Item removed and 14d Ban to all parties involved.
  • 4th Offense: Item removed and 30d Ban to all parties involved.

SUICIDAL ENCOURAGEMENT

Telling someone else to kill or harm themselves in any way is extremely damaging and illegal under Federal Law. We have an absolute zero-tolerance policy for players who do so regardless of whether or not they are kidding around with friends. This is extremely insensitive and tasteless humor and will not be taken lightly.

Low Severity (Low-risk bugged items)

  • 1st Offense: 7d Mute
  • 2nd Offense: 7d Ban
  • 3rd Offense: 14d Ban
  • 4th Offense: 30d Ban

THREATS OF HARM / DEATH

Similarly to suicidal encouragement, threatening to or hinting at hurting or killing a player / a player’s family is illegal. Light joking about this among friends may be tolerated in consideration with the severity of what was said.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 7d Mute
  • 2nd Offense: 14d Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 30d Mute
  • 4th Offense: 14d Ban

BOTTING

Logging in with multiple accounts / bots to perform the same action will result in a permanent ban due to the sheer amount of damage that multi-account botting can cause to a server. Console clients who are meant to afk chunks are allowed.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Perm Ban

FORGING EVIDENCE

Attempting to provide evidence which has been edited or changed in any way with malicious intent to get another player punished or providing false information in a report / appeal.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 30d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: Perm Ban

WITHHOLDING EVIDENCE

Attempting to provide evidence which has been edited or changed in any way with malicious intent to get another player punished or providing false information in a report / appeal.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 7d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: 14d Ban
  • 3rd Offense: 30d Ban

BAN EVASION

Logging into the network on an alt account to avoid your ban. This will result in a permanent blacklist from the network.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Perm IP Ban

BLACKMAILING

The act of using something against someone to make them do as you say is strictly forbidden on our network. The punishments under this rule are subject to change depending on the severity of the offense.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 14d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: 30d Ban
  • 3rd Offense: Perm Ban

AIDING / TEAMING WITH A HACKER / BANNED PLAYER FROM THE NETWORK

Aiding a player who is using a blacklisted modification or who is breaking the rules is not allowed on our network. Giving the hacker items to help you in PvP also falls under this rule.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 14d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: 30d Ban
  • 3rd Offense: Perm Ban

// SKYBLOCK RULES

INSIDING / GRIEFING AN ISLAND

Joining a player’s island with the sole intent of damaging or stealing items is not allowed. If your island is griefed and items are stolen, make a ticket to get it resolved.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 14d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: 30d Ban
  • 3rd Offense: Perm Ban

AFK MINING / AUTO-CLICKING

AFK Mining is not allowed. Any blacklisted modifications such as AutoClickers, MobAura, or any other alternate blacklisted modification is not allowed on our network. This does not include the F11 glitch. Using any type of script or macro would also fall under this rule.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: 7d Ban
  • 2nd Offense: 14d Ban
  • 3rd Offense: 30d Ban
  • 4th Offense: Perm Ban

SCAMMING

Scamming and lying are allowed except for the following exceptions:

  • Staff members are NOT allowed to scam or lie to players.
  • IRL / PayPal money must not be directly involved in the scam.
  • Listing fake, glitched-in, or inaccurately renamed items for sale in the Auction House or ‘AH’.
Exceptions fall under Tier 3 punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Admin Discretion

BREAKING SPAWNERS

If you break your spawner without silk touch and a rank, your spawners will NOT be replaced. If another player on your island breaks your spawner without silk touch and a rank with the intent to cause damage to the island, this will fall under Insiding . Griefing an Island. If this player does this accidentally, no punishment will be given.

Punishments:

  • 1st Offense: Admin Discretion

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