Rules!

Respect

Griefing and stealing from others is forbidden.

  • Forms of griefing:
    • Destroying blocks without prior consent from the original builder.
    • Placing blocks without prior consent from the original builder.
    • Killing/stealing any mobs that someone has intentionally saved and/or captured.
    • Looting unprotected chests/furnaces/etc.
  • Even if an area/build appears to be abandoned, please file a /modreq to verify that the build is abandoned and a member of the admin team will regenerate the area for you.

Offensive usernames and skins are forbidden.

  • If you join with an inappropriate name or skin, you will be immediately banned. You may appeal your ban on the forums after changing your name and/or skin to conform to our rules.

Global chat rules

  • All messages sent in global chat MUST be in English.
  • Any form of spam is forbidden. Including, but not limited to:
    • Caps spam: 4 or more words ALL CAPS
    • Key spam: 7 or more repeated characters in a row (aaaaaaa) (ahahaha)
    • Lottery spam: Please do not buy 1 ticket repeatedly, this spams everyone. Use /lot buy <AMOUNT> instead.
    • Begging: Asking for items/money/etc repeatedly.
    • Repeating the same message multiple times unnecessarily.
    • Do not use profane language.
    • Keep global chat PG-13, we are a family-friendly server!
    • You may use ‘crap’, ‘hell’, ‘ass’, and ‘damn’, if not used against another player.
    • When in doubt, don’t say it.
    • This rule also applies across all Slycraft medium. (In-game signs, pets, website, discord, etc.)
  • Advertising is forbidden in any form. Including, but not limited to:
    • Posting IP addresses to other servers
    • Posting ANY non-Slycraft related links.
    • This rule applies across all Slycraft medium. (In-game signs, pets, website, discord, etc.)
  • Any discussions of Politics is forbidden.

Respect your fellow Slycrafters.

  • Slycrafters are defined as anyone using the Slycraft medium. This includes all players, staff, affiliates, guests, and such.
  • Don’t be a nuisance
    • We are all here as a community of fellow Slycrafters. Treat each other with respect.
  • Harassment of any player or staff member is forbidden.
    • This includes any form of discrimination due to race, religion, sex, age, disabilities, etc.

Honor

Modded/hacked clients are strictly forbidden.

  • Xray, Fly hacks, or any other client modifications that give you an unfair advantage are forbidden.
  • Cosmetic modifications are allowed so long as they do NOT give you an unfair advantage. The following are examples of allowed modifications:
    • Performance improvement (Optifine, etc.).
    • Aesthetic modifications (Shaders, Texture Packs, etc.).
    • Hud modifications (Armor and status effect)
    • Gamma modifications
    • Minimap modifications, so long as they do not show additional data such as resources, cave systems, etc.
      • Minimap modifications may contain player markers, waypoints, biomes, and entities.

Do not try to impersonate anyone.

  • Any attempt at impersonating another player is strictly forbidden.
  • Any attempt at impersonating a staff member is strictly forbidden.
    • Remember: Staff ranks in the game are always prefixed with (Mod), (Mod+), (Admin), and (Owner)

Do not encourage anyone to break any of the Slycraft rules.

Do not exploit any bugs

  • Exploiting any bugs will be met with a permanent ban and all your data wiped from the server.
  • Please report any bugs found on the forum, so that we may address it.

PVP is not allowed anywhere, on any server or world

  • The only exception to this rule is /warp arena on the Survival server.
  • Any attempt to player kill or trap will result in an immediate permanent ban for the offender and a rollback of this form of grief.

Security

Your account is your responsibility.

  • Buying/selling/trading MineCraft accounts over Slycraft medium is strictly forbidden.
    • Buying/selling/trading MineCraft accounts is a commonly used avenue for scammers.
    • In order to protect our users, we DO NOT allow this on any of our mediums.
  • If you share your account, or use someone else’s, remember that offenses against accounts stay with that account. Just because that account used to be your brother’s and now it’s yours does not mean that account has a clean slate.

Miscellaneous

  • Do not ask for a staff position.
  • Do not leave floating trees, 1×1 towers, or 1×1 holes randomly.
    • You may, however, leave these things if it is in a region.
    • Leaving these things around the map makes the map look horrible.
  • Any redstone machines, mob grinders, etc that are found to be lagging the server will be removed. Please keep this in mind while building.
    • Intentional lag machines are not only removed, but also met with a ban.
  • AFK pools are forbidden. Any attempt to bypass this system will be met with a ban.
  • Nickname rules are as follows:
    • Your nickname MUST begin with the first three characters of your username.
      • Example: If your username is Notch, your nickname must begin with ‘Not’
    • Your nickname MUST NOT exceed 16 characters in length.
    • You may claim 1 free nickname for each donator rank above Iron that you own.
      • Iron ranks do not get a nickname change.
      • Gold ranks get 1 nickname changes.
      • Emerald ranks get 2 nickname changes.
      • Diamond ranks get 3 nickname changes
    • ALL rules are subject to change at any time by a member of the Slycraft Staff.
    • Remember: Any and all staff decisions are final. Attempting to ‘mod hop’ (going to another staff member because you did not like the answer you received) is grounds for a ban.
    • If you feel a staff member’s decision was against the best interest of the community, please message Slyloft

Forum Specific Rules

  • Post threads in the relevant forum. Anything found in the wrong section will be moved by a moderator.
  • Think before posting. Well-thought-out and legible posts help members understand what is being explained.
  • Do not change a thread’s topic. Thread hijacking is against the rules. If you wish to discuss a different topic, create a new thread in the relevant forum.
  • English only in forum posts.
  • Offensive usernames are forbidden.
  • Post farming, one-word responses, or anything else you may do to increase your post count unfairly is forbidden. Please refer to Rule 3. Repeat offenders of this rule may be subject to disciplinary action.
  • Use common sense and execute sensible judgement.
  • Please do not post on a thread that has not been posted on in a long time and would generally be considered inactive, as it is a form of post farming (also known as ‘Grave Digging’).