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The ExtremeRO Code of Conduct Official Game Rules and Regulations
Update December 3, 2020 8:53AM

By playing at ExtremeRO, you abide by the rules and regulations set upon the server. The administrators and game owners reserve the right to enforce the rules without warning. Not having knowledge of the rules is not a valid excuse of being sanctioned.

It is applicable to all individuals as long as they are in the Server's Premises. Official ExtremeRO Premises include the game server, the forums, the official Facebook Page and Group, and Discord. There are special circumstances where it applies to some other parts of the Internet.

Compliance to the rule is MANDATORY. Consequently, anyone caught will be warned and/or punished accordingly.

General Policy

  • Players must be accountable for the security of their account(s). The Server will not be liable for players' irresponsibility. Account information's discreteness and confidentiality must lie within the players for their safety.
  • Players should name their character(s) in utmost adequateness and acceptability.
  • Administratively affiliated words, vulgarity, maliciousness and the like are not tolerated.
  • Players should not inquire for a Staff position. The Server demands confidentiality in choosing the people behind its Administration and Development team.

Universal Behavioral Policy

  • Players should RESPECT everyone in the Server. Upright conduct should be observed inside the game premises.
  • As an international server, ExtremeRO shall uphold a globally acceptable standard.
  • Players should practice appropriate communication with other players through any chat medium such as the Forum entries, public server channels, private messaging and main/public chats. Statements which include defamatory words, malicious/vulgar assaults, and racial discrimination are not tolerated.
  • Players should not revolt against the Server due to any cause. Irregularity issues must be reported in permissible and formal means.
  • Players should exhibit refined behavior and utmost respect with Game Masters and the Development team. Verbal assaults and defamatory statements are strongly prohibited.
  • Any other action that is similar above, but not mentioned will still be held according to the ExtremeRO Game Rules and Policies. This set of rules may be modified at any time according to the Administrative Team's discretion, but with proper notification of the changes through the ExtremeRO official website and message boards.

General Misconducts

  • Cursing, swearing, or use of foul language
  • Offensive or vulgar character / guild names or guild emblems
  • Flooding / spamming
  • Disruption of the natural flow of the game (including events)
  • Harassment
  • Defaming the Server or the ExtremeRO Team
  • Illegal trading or cash transactions
  • Account theft or hacking
  • Nuisance accounts

Game Integrity Infringement

  • Use or distribution of any hack/hacking programs
  • General attempt to defraud
  • Impersonation of any member of the ExtremeRO Team
  • Circulating false information
  • Deliberate abuse of game bugs
  • Attempting to deceive any ExtremeRO Personnel
  • Unauthorized account access
  • Duplicating items or possession of duplicated items

Gameplay related Sanctions

Real Money Trading (RMT)
Users are prohibited from advertising the intent to or commit the act of buying, trading, selling, sharing or transferring access of items or any other game-related feature to another extremeRO account or player through transactions involving the use of real money or any other real life mediums as means of payment.

This is not solely applicable while being in the Server; anyone who is caught buying or selling any account/item(s) using this method in the Internet will be given the same sanction.

 

Real Money Trading/Botting/Scamming/Hacking and Inter-server Trading (attempts or jokes of this kind of nature will also have the same sanctions):

  • 1st Offense: Full account wipe + IP block and all accounts linked to the user will be banned


Advertising non extremeRO Products
Users are prohibited from marketing, promoting, advertising, or soliciting within the extremeRO game or any extremeRO channel (message boards, Facebook page/group, or Discord server) any product that is not related to the game.

Use of ExtremeRO Products or Services for illegal activities
All ExtremeRO Products and Services are strictly to be used for legal activities only.


Spouting Grave Real-life Threats
Threats in any form, even in jest, are not allowed and will be treated seriously.

Impersonating an ExtremeRO Staff member, Affiliate or another player
Users are prohibited from impersonating any ExtremeRO Team member, or any other ExtremeRO affiliate. Players are not allowed to impersonate other players as well.

Minor Offenses

  • Players are encouraged to speak English in Main Towns (Welgaia and Novice Island). This includes public chat, chat room titles, and local channels (broadcast).
  • Players should only use @request for looking for a GM, asking in-game related questions, participating in Events held by the Staff, and reporting to violations to the Team.
  • Players should show utmost respect and courtesy every time they use @request. Spamming and asking for Price Check is not allowed.
  • Players should not execute skill-spamming. Public exhibition of screen-distracting, spammable skills in main towns is prohibited.
  • Players should vend their Merchant characters at the appropriate vend spaces.
  • Covering an NPC with chat rooms or vend is strictly prohibited. A minimum of Five (5) cells away from an NPC must be followed for vending deployment or chatroom creation.
  • Players should not cover another player's already vended cells.

No Hack/Scam Restoration Policy
Hack cases or Item restoration requests due to hacking will never be entertained. It is the player's responsibility to protect his/her account. Beware of phishing websites as well and never give your account information to anyone.


General warning for all minor offenses:

  • 1HR MUTE or Based on the Appropriate Sanction.


Players who are caught of performing the following violations will be sanctioned accordingly:
 

Chat and Broadcast Related Sanctions

A. Broadcasts with non-ExtremeRO context is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, taunting, trash talking or messages with demeaning context, advertisement of voting campaigns or any other activity with personal gain.

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 20-minute Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 40-minute Mute and Jail Time
  • Jail and Mute Time duration are doubled for every succeeding offence (2t, where t=time)

B. Excessive use of symbols and letters is considered as spamming when done over broadcast or public chat.

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 15-minute Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 30-minute Mute and Jail Time
  • Jail and Mute Time duration are doubled for every succeeding offence (2t, where t=time)

C. Verbal abuse / Inappropriate / Rude Behavior / Harassment. Real-life threats, sexual harassment, and racism are not allowed in any form.

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 24-Hour Jail and Mute Time
  • 3rd Offense: 7-Day Account Ban
  • 4th Offense: 14-Day Account Ban
  • 5th Offense: Permanent Account Ban

Reminder: Bantering / Trash Talking is allowed in scenarios that make use of PvP mechanics including, but is not limited to: War of Emperium, King of Emperium, Guild vs Guild Events, and Player vs Player Events. Bantering on chat is allowed as long as they are in a PVP/GVG map. Trash talking in save points is allowed, so long as those stated above are not violated.

D. Trash talking is never allowed in broadcast.

  • 1-Hour Mute every time you are caught in the act.

F. Server defamation or spreading of fake/harmful information about the server and its Team is strictly prohibited.

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: Permanent Account Ban

G. Advertising another Ragnarok Online server is prohibited even in jest.

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: Permanent Account Ban

Inappropriate Character Name

  • 1st Offense: Indefinite Jail time
    You need to create a new character

Note: Aside from swears & contents of malicious nature, having "GM," "Game Master," or anything that refers to being part of the team counts as impersonation, and are also deemed inappropriate.

Guild and Party-related Sanctions

Due to the nature of being an international server, the administrative team is not fully multilingual and will have to review certain reports before applying sanction. We will practice proper investigation and research before proceeding with actions regarding the below sanctions.

A. Inappropriate Guild Name/Emblem or Party Name

  • 1st Offense (Guild Master / Party Leader) : 24-Hour jail
    You need to disband the guild/party or change the emblem. You will be jailed forever if you fail to disband your guild/party or change the emblem. You will not be compensated for your guild level.
  • 2nd Offense : Indefinite jail time

B. Inappropriate Guild Title

  • 1st Offense 24-Hour Jail
    Members must immediately leave their guilds. The guild leader is given 24 hours to change the position names.

Reminder: Impersonating any member of the ExtremeRO Team, or any known affiliate, would result to instant account block.

Battlegrounds Related Sanctions

AFKing in BG, Deliberate Griefing (e.g. EC to prevent your team from winning), and intentional feeding will result to below:

  • 1st Offense 24 Hour jail
  • 2nd Offense 1 week account ban
  • 3rd Offense 1 Month account ban and so on

Deliberate abuse of game bugs
Each and every individual is responsible for reporting game bugs to the Development Team. Deliberate abuse of such bugs, whether or not they are noted by the Developers, is punishable according to the nature of abuse. The max sanction that can be given upon first offense is IP Ban + account wipe.

  • 1st Offense Warning
  • 2nd Offense 24 Hour jail
  • 3rd Offense 1 week account ban
  • 4th Offense 1 Month account ban and so on

Vend Related Sanctions

5-Cell NPC blockade via vend or chat room

  • 1st Offense: 5-minute Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 30-minute Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 1HR Jail
  • 4th Offense: 2HR Jail and so on..


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Deliberate NPC blocking via Chatroom, skills, dropping of items, and any method that can hinder the use of the NPC

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 96 HR Jail and so on..

Inappropriate vend title/ Vend title scamming

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: Account Block

Vending extremely overpriced items/useless/npc items to reserve a vending spot

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 96 HR Jail Time
  • 4th Offense: 1 day ban and so on..

Covering an already Vended cell

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 96 HR Jail and so on

Do not block walk way in Cemetary/Dungeons

  • 1st Offense 24 hour Jail
  • 2nd Offense 48 hour Jail
  • 3rd Offense 96 Hour Jail and so on.

 

AFK Farming

A. This also includes AFK hunting or leveling with Merchant class, Homunculus, with @autotrade, elemental spirits or mercenaries.

B. Sanctions

  • 1st Offense: 24 HR jail
  • 2nd Offense: 5-Day Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 1 week ban and so on.

NOTE: Use of a Third-Party Program is a grave offense. Once proven, all accounts linked to the user along with the IP address will be banned.

PvP and Tool Related Sanctions

A. Intentional feeding, griefing and toxic behavior is not tolerated in the server.

B. Portal camping (WoE 2.0) with the TOXIC intent is not allowed in the server.

  • 1st Offense 24 hour Jail
  • 2nd Offense 48 hour Jail
  • 3rd Offense 1 week ban and so on

C. Use of Autopotions or AHK are prohibited from the server.

  • Once Proven
    • 1st Offense: 1 day ban
    • 2nd Offense: 1 week ban
    • 3rd Offense Permanent ban

PvM Related Rules

a. MvPs are free for all in whatever manner it may. PK is on at MvP maps when the MvP is alive. 

b. Mob luring (or mob dropping) with intent to disrupt parties or players who are levelling/farming and are not interested in the MvP hunt is not allowed.

c. Expletives, chat with the intent to provoke another group or party or directed insults that is not related to PvM is not allowed. Banter is fine, but immature comments are not allowed. The GM team has the right to determine when the line is crossed.

d. Griefing in NON-MVP Maps and non MVP / miniboss Minions are still not allowed. The GM team has the right to determine what is griefing or not.

Exploiting of loopholes within the rules are also subject to offenses that is up to the administration team. Sarcastic remarks and obvious disrespect to authority are considered contempt and is also considered an offense.

PvM rules are all subject to changes without warning, but do take note that we will be transparent on the time and date of update and will not be retroactive. All rules are subject to administrators review and we will do our best to be as professional and as thorough as possible in relation to the situation. Not all situations are the same.

  • Once Proven
    • 1st Offense: Warning
    • 2nd Offense: 48 hour Jail
    • 3rd Offense: 2 day ban and so on..

Others (Special Case)

  • Subject to Administrative review. Any decision made is final.

* Use @jailtime to check your remaining duration inside the jail cell.
* Or if muted, your mute minute is your jail time.

The timers are fully functional, which now you need to log onto your character to serve the entire duration of the punishment.

Important Reminders regarding Violations and Penalties

  • The aforementioned sanctions are subject to change if the ExtremeRO Team deems it necessary to conform to certain situations in-game. Any change will be posted at the community forums and the website.
  • The Server demands immediate player response upon implications of the above stated rules.
  • The ExtremeRO Team can adjust sanction timers whenever necessary.
  • The moment you registered on this Server, you have agreed to the rules and regulations of the Server.
  • The Administration Team have the right to detain anyone from playing during the period of investigation.
  • During the period of investigation no compensation or whatsoever will be given.
  • The ExtremeRO Team's decision on any case is final.
  • All violations are validated through the actual observation of Game Masters. ExtremeRO has no obligation of presenting evidence related to any case it has ruled upon.
  • Please be familiar with the rules as they may say Ignorantia Legis Non Excusat.

 

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