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UniverseMC - Server Rules.
Last edited on 10th of May 2020.


Disclaimer: These rules are just examples, and staff are free to classify different things under each offense based upon their own judgment of the situation and context. These rules apply on every realm including our discord/forums.


These rules and punishments are free to be changed by the Management Team at all times.

Evading any of these rules by having your friends/others in chat asynchronously will still result in punishment for all people involved.

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Severity One.

Spamming
Excessive amount of sentences being sent within a short amount of time.
Determined by staff member.

1st Offence: Warn
2nd Offence: 30m Mute
3rd Offence: 1h Mute


Chat Flood
Sending a message with using an excessive amount of random characters. Using an absurd amount of characters in chat. (20+)
Determined by staff member.
1st Offence: Warn
2nd Offence: 10m Mute
3rd Offence: 30m Mute


Spamming Unnecessary Commands
Spamming commands that do not do anything such as /login.
Determined by staff member.

1st Offence: Verbal Warn
2nd Offence: Warn
3rd Offence: 30m Mute


Exceeding Alt Limit
Having more than X amount of accounts online on the same ip. Siblings count as an “alt”. If you AFK with your alts logged on and you are banned, the staff is not accountable for your ban.

Neptune; 15 accounts allowed + main
Venus; 15 accounts allowed + main
Mars; 20 accounts allowed + main
Jupiter; 14 accounts allowed +main
Uranus; 20 accounts allowed + main
Pluto; 50 accounts allowed + main
Earth; 15 accounts allowed + main

1st Offence: A verbal warning with 10 minutes to log all of the extra accounts off.
2nd Offence: Kick Alts until Alt Limit Satisfied.
3rd Offence: 1h Ban to Main Account. - Kick all alts

- Exceeding the alt limit with 4 or more accounts will be an IP-BAN - w/ appeal.

- Applies to all realms unless individual announcement made.


Misuse of /report
Using /report for anything but reporting a player. Spamming /report is also misuse of /report.
Determined by staff.

1st Offence: Warn
2nd Offence: Kick
3rd Offence: 1h Ban


Staff Disrespect
Disrespecting a staff member. This applies to nicknames and encouraging demotion/resignation of a targeted staff.
Determined by staff.

ALL Offences: Staff Discretionary


FOR THESE FACTION REALM(S) ONLY!
(Mars, Pluto, Uranus)
1st Offence: Verbal Warning
2nd Offence: Warning
3rd Offence: 1h Mute
4th Offence and following: 6h Mute


Server Disrespect
Disrespecting the network. Applies universally.
Determined by staff.

ALL Offences: Staff Discretionary

FOR THESE FACTION REALM(S) ONLY!
(Mars, Pluto, Uranus)
1st Offence: Verbal Warning
2nd Offence: Warning
3rd Offence: 30m Mute
4th Offence and following: 1h Mute


Posting Outside Links in Global Chat
(e.g. Links not related to Universe).
Decided by Staff Member.

1st Offence: Warn
2nd Offence: 3h Mute
3rd Offence: 6h Mute
4th Offence: 12h Mute
5th Offence: Perm Mute


Self Advertising
Not related to UniverseMC + Not being within the media team.
1st Offence: 3h Mute
2nd Offence: 6h Mute
3rd Offence: 12h Mute
4th Offence: Perm Mute


Nickname Abuse

Nicknames that are offensive, inappropriate in any way, impersonation etc.
Determined by staff. If a staff member tells you to change it, change it, no exceptions.
Determined by Staff Member
1st Offence: 1h Ban
2nd Offence: 6h Ban
3rd Offence: 12 Ban


English Only
Speaking or using characters that are not English in global chat.
1st Offence: Verbal Warn
2nd Offence: Warn
3rd Offence: 1h Mute


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Severity Two.

Sensitive Topics
Topics that may easily offend others and/or making fun of something that is a “hot topic”.
Determined by staff.
1st Offence: Verbal Warn
2nd Offence: Warn
3rd Offence: 1h Mute


Forcing Bosses Into Spawn
Leading or bringing bosses into safe zone areas so they cannot be killed. This includes any areas with damage protection, such as spawn.
Punishment lengths depend on severity.
1st Offence: Verbal Warn
2nd Offence: Warn
3rd Offence: 1h Ban
4th Offence: 12h Ban


Pornographic Links or Pictures.
1st Offence: 24h Mute
2nd Offence: 1d Ban
3rd Offence: 7d Ban


Racial/Religious/Derogatory Slurs
Discrimination of ethnic background, race, religion, etc.
Determined by staff.

1st Offence: 24h Mute
2nd Offence: 1d Ban
3rd Offence: 7d Ban
4th Offence: Perm Mute


FACTION REALMS ONLY!
(Jupiter, Mars, Pluto, Uranus
Please note; any direct racial or derogatory slurs will result in the punishment stated above, these punishments are for non-direct forms of racism. This means directly using the word "<Racist Word>" would fall under the rule above.
1st Offence: Warning

2nd Offence: 2nd Warning
3rd Offence: 12h Mute
4th Offence: 24h Mute

Alt farming
Mass killing alts to flood chat.
1st Offence: Warn
2nd Offence: 1d Ban
3rd Offence: 7d Ban


Slander
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation. Applies to serious situations. Saying “you’re bad at the game” is not slander.
Determined by staff.

1st Offence: 24h Mute
2nd Offence: 1d Ban
3rd Offence: 7d Ban
4th Offence: Perm Mute


Homophobic Slurs
Disrespecting against someone’s sexuality - Showing a dislike of or prejudice against homosexual people.
1st Offence: 24h Mute
2nd Offence: 1d Ban
3rd Offence: 7d Ban
4th Offence: Perm Mute

FACTION REALMS ONLY!

(Jupiter, Mars, Pluto, Uranus)
Please note; any direct homophobia or derogatory slurs will result in the punishment stated above, these punishments are for non-direct forms of homophobia. This means using the word "gay" when not talking about a person you will follow the rule below.
1st Offence: Warning
2nd Offence: 2nd Warning
3rd Offence: 12h Mute
4th Offence: 24h Mute


Influencing Suicide / Self-Harm
Encouraging suicide and/or self-harm in any way.
1st Offence: 24h Mute
2nd Offence: 1d Ban
3rd Offence: 7d Ban
4th Offence: Perm Mute


FOR THESE FACTION REALM(S) ONLY!
(Mars, Pluto, Uranus)
1st Offence: 6h Mute
2nd Offence: 24h Mute
3rd Offence: 1d Ban
4th Offence: 3d Ban


Inappropriate Buildings
Building something that is going against any of our current rules and/or discriminating against a certain group/person outside of a faction base/island/cell.
1st Offence: Verbal Warn to Remove.
2nd Offence: Forcefully removed - Punishment in place for that realm - Player who built gets a 1d Ban.
3rd Offence: Punishment in place for that realm - Forcefully removed - Player who built gets a 7d Ban.


Bug Abuse
Abusing the way the game was meant to be made / violating something that was not meant to be there. - Defined by the management team.
(Capping Conquest with alts would also be considered as bug abuse)
(Some common examples: Smiting through walls, smiting in ct, and f chesting in ct, Fly Capping Koth/Outpost, Invis PvPing, Stacked Potions)

1st Offence: 1d - 30d Ban (Depending on severity, Staff discretionary)
2nd Offence: Perm Ban


MARS/PlUTO/URANUS REALM(S) ONLY!

Punishment lengths depend on severity.
ALL Offences: 1d - 3d Ban

Mute Evasion
Evading a mute on any of your accounts by either going on another account or bypassing it in a way meaning you can still communicate.
Saying it’s a sibling will not be accepted, you’re responsible for your IP.

1st Offence: Warn
2nd Offence: Perm Ipmute w/ appeal


Ban Evasion
Evading a ban on any of your accounts by going on another account is strictly prohibited. If a sibling, you need to provide proof that you in fact have a sibling and share the same ip.
Determined by staff.

1st Offence: Perm IP Ban w/ appeal
2nd Offence: Perm IP Ban w/o appeal
3rd Offence: Blacklist


Admitted Blacklisted Modifications
Admitting to using a restricted modification that is listed on the list or that is giving you an unfair advantage.
Defined by the Management Team.

1st Offence: 14d Ban
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
3rd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal


Lying to a staff member/Failure to comply with a staff member
(Within reason)

Lying or not co-operating for your personal gain or gain of others.
Punishment lengths depend on severity.
1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
3rd Offence: Blacklist


Lying/Falsifying evidence to be refunded.
You may not lie or deceive staff to refund you for your, or another's, own benefit. You need evidence of your issue when you make a ticket unless worked out in said ticket. Please note that staff need admin confirmed proof before punishing!
1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal + refunded value will be taken
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal + refunded value will be taken
3rd Offence: Blacklist.


IRL Trading
Any kind of trade involving IRL money related to our server on any of our platforms. Being involved or doing one. Punishment executed against scammer & other person.
Example: Selling buycraft rank purchases for in-game money/items. Selling buycraft item purchases for in-game money/items.
Selling your account.
Selling corner for paypal. ANY allusion to selling a corner is considered an IRL deal, no exceptions.
Note: Selling in-game items (such as a double time sellwands) is allowed for other in-game items.
Determined by staff (administrator level)

1st Offence: Perm Ban w/appeal
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
3rd Offence: Blacklist


Blacklisted Modifications
Any kind of modification that can give you an advantage that the "average" player does not already have. Any mod that is currently said as a blacklisted modification is strictly prohibited.
1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
3rd Offence: Blacklist

NOTE: On Venus and Neptune, Schematica Printer is NOT ALLOWED. On Mars and Jupiter, Schematica Printer is ALLOWED.


Emptying Recycling Bin
Emptying your recycling bin after being frozen is strictly prohibited and will be detected.
1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
3rd Offence: Blacklist


Logging out Whilst frozen
Logging out after being frozen is strictly prohibited and you will be punished for it.
1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
3rd Offence: Blacklist

Doing /back in Enemy Land
Doing /back into enemy land.
1st Offence: 7d Ban

MARS/PlUTO/URANUS REALM(S) ONLY!


Punishment lengths depend on severity.
ALL Offences: 1d - 3d Ban



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Severity Three.

DDoS Threats
Threatening or implying to “hit” another user offline regarding internet etc.
Determined by staff. Suspected DDoSing and DDoxing is a valid reason to be screenshared, no exceptions.
Determined by staff (administrator).
[Determined by staff, Jokes are not allowed]


1st Offence: Blacklist w/ appeal


Dox Threats
Leaking, exposing, or threatening to do the above to a user on the server, forums, or discord. The accuracy of the dox is not relevant. Universe players dming other players (and so forth) is acceptable.
THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THINGS SUCH AS:
-Releasing Personal Information [Accuracy is irrelevant]
-Posting links that have any sort of personal information
-Speaking about personal information
-Implying that you will dox/ddos

[Determined by staff, Jokes are not allowed]

1st Offence: Blacklist w/ appeal


DDoS / SWAT Implications
Doing these things to another user is strictly prohibited.
1st Offence: Blacklist

IRL Threats


Threatening or implying to “kill” another user!
Threatening to "hack" or harm another player will also be classed under this rule.

Determined by staff. This has to be a direct threat.

Determined by staff (administrator).

[Determined by staff, Jokes are not allowed]



1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal



Advertising
Advertising or promoting anything that is not related to UniverseMC e.g Minecraft Servers, Businesses.
(Mentioning server names in chat is not classed as advertising and is not punishable, bypassing our filters to mention server names is however not allowed.)

1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
3rd Offence: Blacklist


Spam Bot / Bot
Threatening to or spam botting/botting UniverseMC or any of its platforms.
Determined by staff (administrator), being suspected to bot is enough to be banned. If you wish to prove your innocence, contact support/admin who banned you.

1st Offence: Blacklist


Insiding
Insiding your Island/Faction in anyway, (taking value that isn't yours,unclaiming land to cause your faction to get raided,tping enemies into base).

DISCLAIMER: Once you place value in your faction’s land is is not considered yours, it is property of your faction leader as they own the faction. Only exception is personal boxes that have been explicitly specified as “player’s box” through means such as a wooden sign.

1st Offence: Perm Ban


Buying someone a rank without their consent
Buying someone a rank without their consent or buying them a lower rank so they lose access to features.


1st Offence: Perm Ban + Giftcard used disabled





If you have been blacklisted or have “blacklisted” in your ban message, consult a member of the management team before trying to buy an unban.
 
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