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Alter Aeon Rules of Conduct



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Section 1 - Newbie Areas 1.1 - Introduction 1.2 - Thou shalt not kill newbie trainers, shopkeepers, or quest mobs 1.3 - Thou shalt not screw with mobs in newbie zones 1.4 - Thou shalt not screw with items in newbie zones 1.5 - Thou shalt not screw with newbies in general
Section 2 - Multiplaying 2.1 - Thou shalt not multiplay. Ever. 2.2 - You may swap equipment to a mule or alt. 2.3 - All characters in an account are multis. 2.4 - Idling multis are still considered multis. 2.5 - Linkdead multis are still considered multis. 2.6 - You may not summon a multi to allow it to get a waypoint. 2.7 - You may not cast spells on or pk with a multi. 2.8 - Seriously. Don't multiplay.
Section 3 - Bots and Botting 3.1 - Introduction 3.2 - Don't encourage others to bot 3.3 - You must not run bots in groups 3.4 - Informational - group autohealers are illegal 3.5 - You must not allow remote control triggers 3.6 - You must not bot in any newbie zones below level 20 3.7 - You must not bot in public places, recalls, or cities 3.8 - Bots must always yield in resource conflicts 3.9 - Your bot must not log in on its own 3.10 - Your bot must not spam commands 3.11 - Your bot must properly cope with unexpected events 3.12 - Informational - Command spamming is botting 3.13 - Informational - If the game thinks you're a bot, you're a bot
Section 4 - Scams and Character Sharing 4.1 - Introduction 4.2 - Thou shalt not share passwords or characters 4.3 - Thou shalt not log in other player's characters 4.4 - Thou shalt not steal passwords or run password scams 4.5 - Thou shalt not phish or grossly defraud other players 4.6 - Thou shalt not run financial scams 4.7 - Thou shalt not beg for credits, gold, or money 4.8 - Thou shalt not be gullible
Section 5 - Social Interaction and Conduct 5.1 - Introduction 5.2 - Informational - censorship 5.3 - Informational - private channels 5.4 - Thou shalt follow the rules of private and public channels 5.5 - Channel disclaimers do not override public moderation 5.6 - Thou shalt not spam 5.7 - Thou shalt not be a dumbass when dealing with gods 5.8 - Thou shalt not impersonate or misrepresent gods or builders 5.9 - Guideline - don't give out your own personal information 5.10 - Thou shalt not give out the personal information of other players
Section 6 - Harassment 6.1 - Introduction 6.2 - What is harassment? 6.3 - What is not harassment? 6.4 - Thou shalt not distribute real-life information about people 6.5 - Real-life information: You are responsible for your own identity 6.6 - Thou shalt not threaten real-life harm to anyone 6.7 - Thou shalt not attempt to impersonate others 6.8 - Thou shalt not slander others 6.9 - Thou shalt respect ignore 6.10 - Harassment - the victim has obligations too! 6.11 - Offline harassment matters too 6.12 - Informational: harassment of world builders and admin 6.13 - Exceptions for player killing
Section 7 - Annoyance and Griefing 7.1 - Introduction 7.2 - Informational - just because you can, doesn't mean you should 7.3 - Thou shalt not screw with recall sites 7.4 - Thou shalt not cast annoyance spells 7.5 - Thou shalt not dispel other players without consent 7.6 - Thou shalt not summon other players without their consent 7.7 - Thou shalt not pick up other players without their consent 7.8 - Thou shalt not intentionally foul other player's triggers 7.9 - Thou shalt not have stupid triggers 7.10 - Special mention - tensor inventory spam 7.11 - Thou shalt not in general grief other players
Section 8 - Player Corpses and Eq 8.1 - Introduction 8.2 - Thou shalt not mess with the corpses of other players 8.3 - Thou shalt not loot the corpses of other players 8.4 - Thou shalt not separate equipment from its rightful owner
Section 9 - Player Killing 9.1 - Introduction 9.2 - Thou shalt not attempt to kill other players except in pk 9.3 - Thou shalt not harass people who don't want to PK with you 9.4 - Incidental player kills with intent are still illegal 9.5 - Recall sites and waypoints are sacrosanct if flagged nocombat
Section 10 - Pets 10.1 - Thou shalt respect the pets of other players 10.2 - Thou shalt clean up after and pay attention to thy pets
Section 11 - Player Accounts 11.1 - Informational 11.2 - One person, one account 11.3 - Informational - character and account sales
Section 12 - In-Game Resource Conflicts 12.1 - Introduction 12.2 - Informational - just because you can, doesn't mean you should 12.3 - On the newbie islands, high levels shall yield to newbies 12.4 - Thou shalt not kill steal 12.5 - Thou shalt not loot equipment 12.6 - Bots must always yield in a resource conflict
Section 13 - Rules During Special Events 13.1 - Introduction 13.2 - Informational - bug reporting convention 13.3 - Informational - bug/exploit reporting 13.4 - Thou shalt not be a dumbass when dealing with gods 13.5 - High level characters should avoid newbie areas 13.6 - Stay out of unopened event areas 13.7 - Thou shalt not in general grief other players 13.8 - Just because you can, doesn't mean you should!
Section 14 - Miscellaneous Major Rules 14.1 - Introduction 14.2 - Thou shalt report Eloquence crash bugs immediately 14.3 - Thou shalt not DoS (Denial of Service) other players 14.4 - Thou shalt not fake logs or system messages 14.5 - Informational - fake logs and slander 14.6 - Informational - duplicating equipment 14.7 - Thou shalt not multiplay. Ever. 14.8 - Thou shalt not explore unopened zones
Section 15 - Penalties, Clarifications, and Other Information 15.1 - Introduction 15.2 - You are responsible, not your character 15.3 - Informational - penalties 15.4 - Informational - bug/exploit reporting 15.5 - Informational - teleport 15.6 - Informational - storage characters
Section 16 - Extra Rules For Global Channel Moderators 16.1 - Informational - Moderation Guiding Principles 16.2 - Moderators Should Not Moderate If Involved 16.3 - Moderators Should Be Invisible 16.4 - Moderators Should Consider Being Invisible To Other Moderators 16.5 - Moderators Should Vote, Not Argue 16.6 - Informational - Dentin Is Arbiter And Has Logs
Section 17 - Extra Rules For Gods, Admin, and Builders 17.1 - Informational - Builders and Gods follow rules too 17.2 - Informational - discourage Mush-Z modification 17.3 - Informational - Mush-Z is for Alter Aeon only 17.4 - Builders shall not be logged in at the same time as their mortals 17.5 - The mortals of a Pantheon god must not worship that god 17.6 - Builders and Gods shall not distribute game information to mortals 17.7 - Gods and Builders shall not distribute game information about mortals 17.8 - Low level builders shall not transfer mortals or playtest areas
Section 18 - Globally Destructive Behavior 18.1 - Thou shalt not be socially destructive 18.2 - Informational - "socially destructive" really is last resort 18.3 - Informational - what is a "Hate Machine"? 18.4 - Informational - we hate the "socially destructive" rule too



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