Mc-Caverns Official Rules By playing the Mc-Caverns official server or using the website, you, the account holder, hereby agree to the following rules. Breaking of the following rules may lead to a punishment in game or on the website. You are responsible to know the rules and review them often. The rules may change at any time without notice. We hold full rights to punish you in game, punish you on the website, or close your website account if we feel needed. General Rules 1. Do not bypass the swear filter or find exploits to it. 2. Do not harass or discriminate other players. 3. Do not spam or use excessive caps. (Repeating the same (or very similar) message more than once within 5 minutes) (Caps = 4+ words in a message in caps, or multiple messages within 2 minutes) 4. Do not character spam. (Spamming characters in the chat) 5. Do not advertise any servers, realms, discords, teamspeaks, etc. that are not owned by Mc-Caverns. 6. Do not give out your own, or other's personal info. Including passwords, addresses, etc. 7. Do not impersonate staff. (This includes telling others you are staff or claiming to be a specific staff member) (First offence is a warning!) 8. Do not ask to become certain ranks, op, or staff. 9. Do not act inappropriate. 10. Respect staff, do not argue punishments. 11. The use of hack clients is not allowed. 12. Xray is not allowed. (Including hacks, mods, texture packs, etc.) 13. Do not use exploits. (This includes, but not limited to, duplication glitches, money glitches, etc.) 14. Do not threaten or wish death upon others in real life. 15. You may not have more than three accounts per person unless permitted by staff. 16. Discussion of drugs or anything illegal is not allowed. 17. Staff may use modified clients or xray in order to assist in catching cheaters. (Not to be used for personal gain) 18. Do not talk badly about the server. Feel free to leave if you do not like it. 19. Inappropriate names, skins, and nicknames are not allowed! (May lead to a nickname or 30 day ban!) 20. Lying to staff is not allowed! 21. Trolling is allowed to a minimum. (Harassment or making others mad is not!) 22. Do not attempt to waste a staff member's time. 23. The staff team is here to help with issues and moderate the server. We will not do favors in game! 24. Do not attempt to troll or obtain ranks by claiming you are from a website and need op (or permissions) to review/showcase/etc our server. 25. You may not attempt to get another player banned or punished. If they get banned because of you, you will earn the same punishment time as them! 26. You are responsible for everything you say, do, and post. (If someone is on your account, the same actions will still be taken!) 27. Do not be toxic or attempt to annoy others in the chat. This may result in a warn, mute or ban depending on the severity. Survival 1 Rules 1. Griefing is not allowed. (It does not matter if it is claimed or not, it is not allowed) 2. Raiding unclaimed containers is allowed. (Chests, Shulker Box, Item Frames, and Armor Stands) 3. Do not build anything inappropriate. 4. Do not scam anyone. 5. No auction scamming, spamming, or extremely overpriced items. 6. Do not build near spawn. (2,000+ blocks away) 7. Over claiming / protecting is not allowed. 8. Lag machines and lava walls are not allowed. 9. Only add players to your claims that you trust. This is your responsibility. 10. Stealing items off the ground or taking mobs is allowed as it is not traceable! Survival 2 Rules 1. Griefing is allowed. 2. Raiding is allowed. 3. Inappropriate builds are allowed. 4. Scamming is allowed. 5. Do not build near spawn. (2,000+ blocks away) 6. Do not attempt to create lag machines. 7. Over claiming / protecting is allowed. 8. Swearing is allowed. 9. Do not be extremely toxic. Factions Rules 1. Griefing and raiding are allowed. (Do not report for this) 2. Only invite people to your faction that you trust. 3. Play with respect, do not harass or disrespect others. 4. Friendly banter is allowed, but do not overdue it. 5. No inappropriate factions names. 6. Lag machines and lava walls are not allowed. 7. Scamming for in game items and currency is allowed, scamming for real life currency or items is not allowed! 8. Do not combat log (This is not a ban offense, but you may have your inventory wiped!) Creative Rules 1. Only add people to your plot that you trust. 2. Griefing is not allowed. 3. Do not attempt to create lag machines, redstone clocks, etc. 4. The use of excessive water is not allowed. 5. Aggressive behavior is not allowed. Forum Rules 1. You may only bump a post once per 24 hours. 2. You may only apply once every two weeks. 3. You must follow all of the general rules in the forums. 4. Do not rate applications if you are not staff. 5. Do not post any spam or irrelevant posts. 6. Post in the right section. 7. Asking staff to review applications, mentioning them, etc is an automatic denyal. 8. Do not post false or troll applications. 9. You may not appeal bans that are 7 days or less. 10. You may not apply if you have had a ban within the last 30 days. Sub Server Rules 1. All sub servers are expected to follow the general and common sense rules. Discord Rules 1. Swearing is allowed (Nothing excessive) 2. Keep all content PG. (No inappropriate pictures or anything sexually explicit) 3. All names and nicknames must be PG. 4. Do not mic spam. 5. Do not play music if someone in the channel does not consent to it. 6. Do not record unless everyone consents or permitted by a staff member. (You may record without consent in use of reports, but you may not post it anyway public.) 7. Be respectful to others. (Harassment and discrimination is not allowed.) 8. Advertising of servers, realms, other discords, etc is not allowed. 9. If banned on the server or website, we have full rights to ban you on the discord. 10. Do not bother or attempt to troll staff members. You may request help, but do not waste their time on something inappropriate. 11. Post in the appropriate channels. 12. You are responsible for everything you say, do, and post. (If someone is on your account, the same actions will still be taken!) 13. Most general rules still apply. Video / Stream Rules 1. Anyone may record or stream on our server. 2. You are not allowed to record / stream griefing videos. (Unless on factions) 3. You may not record / stream videos harassing, insulting, "exposing", or being rude to the staff and/or the server in any way. 4. If caught using a hack client or unfair modification while recording / streaming, you will obtain the same punishment in game. 5. You may link your videos / streams in chat if they are done on the server, but they must not contain any other server's information, ips, names, etc. 6. Do not spam links to your videos / streams. Staff + Builder Rules 1. Staff are required to follow the server rules just like normal players. 2. Staff may use xray texture packs / mods in order to find xrayers. They may NOT use any form of hack client. Doing so will result in normal punishments. They may NOT use xray for personal gain. 3. Staff may not abuse their powers. We are generally okay about small pranks and things to that nature, but if a player is mad, or a rule is broken, you will be punished. 4. Staff punishments are more severe than generally player punishments. This is due to the fact that we put a lot of trust and expectation into our staff team. 5. Staff and builders with creative mode are NOT allowed to give out items, sell items, or keep items for their personal gain. (If you are building a house for someone, they must supply the materials. You may build your own stuff with creative, but you may not use excessive ores or anything of major value.) 6. Get along with the other staff. If you are going to start fights or constantly argue with other staff, you will have your rank taken without question. 7. Do not leak any player's personal information, ip address, or anything confidential. This will lead to a permanent IP ban from the server. 8. Do not intertwine staff and personal relationships. (All staff should be professional toward each other, no sexual or extremely intimate relationships in the server.) (Outside of the sever is not our business.) 9. If you have access to the wand, you may clear land for players if you would like to. You may not set blocks for the such as wood, ores, etc. 10. Staff are not required to teleport to or assist members if they refuse to give a valid reason for needing assistants. 11. Staff are required to let higher staff know about any reported bugs or issues found on the server. (Including, but not limited to, glitches, exploits, etc.) 12. Admin+ and their alternate accounts may not hold a position on any leader boards (Balance, level, etc.) 13. If you are staff on our server, we expect you to be loyal to the server. You may be demoted if you are staff on multiple servers depending on if it effects moderation time on this server. 14. Staff are required to follow all staff rules on the server, website, and discord! 15. Staff are allowed to have more than 3 alternate accounts for use of catching rule breakers. They may NOT use it for person gain. 16. All staff are required to obey the commands of the management team. 17. The management team is allowed to demote any staff member, but must supply a reason. 18. If 2/3 management team members vote on a rule, promotion, demotion, etc then it will be put into place. 19. If management happens to break staff rules, punishments will be more severe. Disallowed Mods Xray Hack client related mods ESPs Player finders (Tracers) Schematics Knockback Modifier No fall damage World download Flight Auto Reconnect Anything that could be used as an unfair advantage Approved Mods Optifine Mini Map (No player trackers) FPS Mods Brightness Mods Toggle Sprint Cosmetic Mods. Mods that do not effect game play.