Arma 3 Project Life Rules and Regulations To provide and maintain an enjoyable experience throughout all of Arma 3 Project Life's platforms we have crafted this document. This document outlines the rules and regulations governing Arma 3 Project Life’s community platforms, including, but not limited to, the communities communication platforms and servers. This document will be updated frequently, with adaptations highlighted in orange, and therefore we recommend you review this document on a regular basis. Section 1: Participation Requirements This section refers to all users across all of our digital platforms. To unlock access to Arma 3 Project Life’s communication platforms and participate in server activity users must have unrestricted access to a legal copy of Arma III alongside a functioning microphone. Users must be mature and possess the ability to understand and agree to all community rules and regulations. Throughout all of Arma 3 Project Life’s platforms the use of racist, homophobic, sexist, prejudiced or disrespectful content is prohibited. Staff disrespect is not tolerated and will be punished. Access to Arma 3 Project Life’s server requires users to submit a “Civilian Application” and adhere to the requirements declared throughout that process. You may only speak English throughout all of Arma 3 Project Life’s platforms. We encourage all players to record or live stream game-play to minimize conflict and increase support response times in the event a situation arises. Any actions deemed harmful to roleplay situations or the community may fall under this rule. This is for gray area's and is up to the Executive Team Supervisor/Chief dealing with the situation to say if this rule has been broken or not. Arma 3 Project Life’s leadership team reserves the right to restrict server access. By creating a forum account you agree to Arma 3 Project Life’s Terms of Service. Section 2: Teamspeak Regulations This section refers to all users in our Teamspeak. Do not spam other users. Voice changers and playing sounds are permitted in the Task Force Radio channel if they are beneficial to role-play. Do not act out, share pornographic or inappropriate content. Your TeamSpeak name must match your forum name. Recording is permitted in any channel for report purposes, but may not be released publicly. You must remain in the TaskForceRadio channel when on our server at all times. Section 3: Game Server Regulations This section refers to all users on our server, regardless of their faction. All forms of glitching, hacking, and exploiting are prohibited and can result in permanent suspension. Plants grown on the inside of the green houses are not visible, to the outside, unless you can see them through the open door. 'Breaking out' of handcuffs is prohibited. Meta-gaming - an “out of character” action where a player’s character makes use of out of game knowledge - is prohibited. EG Steam chat, Teamspeak messages. Asset Gaming - To perform an action such as a restraining a user you must have a relevant physical asset (e.g. handcuffs or zip-ties). Exception - when working around a bug. Combat-logging - logging out or abusing game mechanics to avoid roleplay situations - is prohibited. Users must remain on the server for fifteen (15) minutes after completing a roleplay situation. Logging off to avoid bleeding out, at any time is prohibited. Random death-matching - the murder of individuals for no reason - is prohibited. The use of 'hit-lists' as a reason for killing someone is prohibited. Vehicular death-matching is permitted in the instance of a role-play situation, however, you may not chase someone down, and run them over, with your vehicle. Purposefully colliding with another object using an aircraft in order to cause damage or harm. Purposefully colliding with another car without reason in order to cause damage or harm(Includes intentional de-sync ramming). You cannot return to the location where you died within ten (10) minutes or if the scenario is still ongoing. We aim to foster an advanced role-play environment where each action is meticulously executed. Disturbing/Baiting other players for no reason is considered trolling and is not permitted. Every action must have an underlying reason. Do not crawl through locked doors or interact with assets to create an abnormal situation. You must remain in-character at all times when on the server. You must value the importance of your life(EG If I have you at gunpoint, do as I say). Do not act unrealistically, if you wouldn't do it in real life don't do it on our server!(EG use of the phone while restrained). Do not drive your vehicle into the water to evade the police or get somewhere quickly. Excessive criminal activity or behavior deemed harmful to our server is not permitted, each crime must have an underlying reason. Roleplay initiation must occur prior to any aggressive action being taken. All initiation must be verbal and within roleplay. Initiation must be done on normal or louder speaking volume. If during the course of the roleplay situation you are fired at by the opposition you are considered initiated into the situation and don't need to proceed verbally. Once the bank alarm is sounded you MUST roleplay out a situation. (You can't just run away once the alarm starts). Individuals wearing a mask - which covers the entirety of your facial features - can not be identified by name or sound unless they give you their name or a valid form of identification is taken from their pocket by law enforcement. Idling for more than thirty (30) minutes is prohibited. The use of pre-wipe knowledge, regarding situations and player actions, post wipe is prohibited. You can still remember your friend's names. You may not commit any crime within ten (10) minutes before or after a server restart. When tazed or restrained by a law enforcement faction you must follow all verbal orders of the officer. You may not run or attempt to escape from an officer once you have been tazed or restrained; until an officer verbally releases you, you have been jailed, or after all law enforcement officers have left your roleplay situation. Exceptions can be made where law enforcement officers no longer have authority over a situation. For example, your friends hold the officers at gunpoint and rescue you.