These rules are subject to change at anytime without warning. It is your responsibility as a player to keep yourself up to date with the rules at all times. Ely RSPS rules are non exhaustive. Staff members reserve the right to punish players for rule breaking as they see fit. If you feel as your punishment is not deserved/fitting, please fill out an Appeal by clicking here.
General and in-game rule
1. No inappropriate content, language or behavior, such as but not limited to: (Spam, Flame, Harassment).
a) English only in friends chat and be respectful with other players. Do not go out of your way to harass or flame another player.
While we do allow banter, arguments & such (this is a part of life) we do not allow constant harassment, name calling, flaming or spamming others without end therefore disrupting others game play & experience.
b) Active debates between players are allowed however if it escalates in a way it affects other players ability to speak & use the Friends Chat to talk, ask questions, or play the game it is expected to move that escalated conversation to private messaging. Failure to due so upon request by a Staff member could potentially result in a temporary mute.
While we allow general discussion among players to speak what they will; may it be about another server even, we do not allow explicit advertising & motivating or informing other players to seek out & play other servers. We do not allow advertising in our Discord, forums or in-game. Any links, invites, or mentions to join other RSPS-related private servers is strictly prohibited.
3. Account / Staff Impersonation.
There shall be no attempts at impersonating any Staff members in any circumstance. This rule also applies to impersonating another player or players. This is to reduce confusion and limiting potential scam-artists.
4. Punishment Evasion.
If a punishment has been delivered to your account or accounts you are fully expected & required to serve out the time period & punishment given in its entirety. Any attempts made at trying to avoid this punishment is strictly prohibited and could result in an increase of time or severity.
5. Third Party Software / Botting / AHK
We hold a strict no third-party software policy. We believe that the best way to enjoy the game we offer,
is to play it yourself. This also includes any type of, but not limited too: botting/macro/mouse key use; no animated game-play of Ely is permitted whatsoever. Staff members reserve the right to punish anyone for suspicion of use of any third party software, botting & botting attempts, AHK, or others.
6. Threats to the community and player base
Any attempts or threats made towards a player or the community as a whole is taken seriously. We do not permit any type of threats made or attempts at harming or damaging the community or a player.
7. Bug Abuse
During your time playing it is possible you may experience a bug or glitch that is not meant to exist. We take all bug reports seriously and fix them rapidly. If a bug has been discovered that gives a player any advantage over the normal & correct game play in any area it is fully expected that you report that bug as soon as possible. Failure to do so & any attempts found at trying to profit from or wrongfully trying to gain an advantage on other players could classify as bug abuse & will be punished accordingly.
8. PVP (Player VS Player)
PVP is encouraged - every player enters the Wilderness at their own risk. However we do not allow nor permit any attempts of or successful attempts at luring another player in the Wilderness to be killed & looted.
9. Account Sharing
We allow account sharing however with a couple guidelines. Any agreements made between player's on sharing an account must be documented by screenshot, message or other form of proof upon agreement. Sharing an account with someone else is at your own risk. Our Staff will not assist or help in any case whatsoever that results in a hacking/scamming/or other.
10. Multi-logging Accounts
Multi-logging is permissible & allowed in nearly all areas of the game expect; multi-logging is never allowed at any Bosses, Player and/or Staff-hosted events or the Wilderness.
11. Real World Trading
We do not allow any type of real world trading for items or gold between players. However an Admin+ may assist in one player donating in the place of the other in exchange for whatever their agreement may be for discussed price, item, or donation.
12. Safe-Spotting Bosses
We do not allow any safe spotting of any Boss to occur at anytime with one exception; if the safe spot exists in the original version of the game it is permissible.