Subject: Scale of Charges
Robson
senior game master
The document comes into force on February 14, 2019.

SCALE OF CHARGES

1. GENERAL RULES

1. The Scale of Charges applies to all game elements and the website (including the Player’s profile).
2. Every punishment affects the Player’s reputation. The number of subtracted reputation points depends on the punishment’s duration. In case of bans, the number of subtracted reputation points is doubled.
3. Penalties accumulate if the Player violated more than one Game Rule.
4. Recidivism - if the Player gets penalized for the same violation again, the punishment may be aggravated or the Player’s account may be banned permanently. Recidivism Policy applies to all points of the Scale of Charges.
5. The Player has the right to appeal against their penalties.
5.1 The Player’s penalty appeal must be assigned to “Bans and Appeals” section via the Support Panel within 30 days from imposing the penalty.
6. Complaints/reports may be filled in via the Support Panel by the affected Players and witnesses only.
6.1. It is forbidden to use other Players’ accounts to fill requests in.
7. All complaints/reports sent via the Support Panel must have valid evidence attached. Player-checking requests will be dismissed.
7.1. Screenshots attached via the Support Panel have to be unprocessed and present the case accurately.
7.2. Only screenshots from the Game window can be treated as an evidence. In extraordinary situations, other screens may be taken into consideration, if the Administration can verify them.
7.3. Screens and reports older than 30 days will not be accepted. Cases older than 30 days are time-barred.
7.4. Screenshots must be attached with visible timestamps.
8. Please be advised that certain behaviors are considered crimes. Stealing data, like game items, Draconites, Payment Codes; threats, urging to cybersex, sharing pornography, piracy, plagiarism, publishing personal data without the owner’s permission might have legal consequences. The Service Provider is obliged to inform the Law Enforcement of any offence and disclose all required data that would help identify the offender.
9. All punishments may be mitigated or aggravated by a Game Master.
10. Game Masters should treat each case individually and adjust the punishment to the specific case.
10.1 A Game Master may grant a conditional or absolute discharge for the Player’s offences for the greater good.

2. OFFENCES

Offence ID: 1
Offence Name: Account Theft
Offence Category: Thefts
Details: In case of this offence, all accounts involved get banned. If the victim proves their account ownership via the Support Panel, the account may be unbanned.
Applicable Penalties: Permanent Account Ban

Offence ID: 2
Offence Name: Account Data Theft
Offence Category: Thefts
Details: This offence applies to: item/gold theft, item/gold trade frauds, illegal loans - borrowing/lending ill-gotten gains, unbounding for extra charges, item/gold extortion.
Applicable Penalties: Personally-Adjusted Account Ban; Account Purge

Offence ID: 3
Offence Name: Account Minor Data Trade
Offence Category: Illegal Trade
Details: This offence applies to: Hero Information Trade, Clan Trade, Clan Invitation Trade (not to be confused with entry fees allowed on official clan pages), Illegal Lottery Organization, Other Games Data Trade (e.g. game codes, characters, items etc.), Illegal Trade Offers.
Applicable Penalties: From 3 to 30-day Account Ban

Offence ID: 4
Offence Name: Account Major Data Trade
Offence Category: Illegal Trade
Details: This offence applies to: Draconites Trade, Exhaustion Trade, Honor Points trading.
Applicable Penalties: Personally-Adjusted Account Ban + Account Purge; Permanent Account Ban

Offence ID: 5
Offence Name: Account Trade Attempt
Offence Category: Illegal Trade
Details: This offence applies to: submitting or responding to account buy offers, Account Trade Fraud.
Applicable Penalties: From 14 to 30-day Account Ban

Offence ID: 6
Offence Name: Account Trade
Offence Category: Illegal Trade
Details: This offence applies to: account sell attempt, ongoing illegal account trade, completed account trade, account exchange.
Applicable Penalties: Permanent Account Ban

Offence ID: 7
Offence Name: Inappropriate Behavior
Offence Category: Inappropriate Behavior and Content
Details: This offence applies to: insulting, slandering, defamation, initiating arguments, provoking players, spamming/insulting on the Support Panel, deliberate game hindering, in-game spamming/flooding, using spamming software, excessive link sharing or trade offers (more than 1 offer/hour in a single location or more than 4 offers/hour in Auction Houses).
Applicable Penalties: 1-72h Mute; From 3 to 30-day Account Ban; Permanent Account Ban

Offence ID: 8
Offence Name: Inappropriate Content I
Offence Category: Inappropriate Behavior and Content
Details: This offence applies to: vulgar/inappropriate character nickname, clan/rank name or account profile; posting erotic subjects (all content of ambiguous meaning), links referring to scripts opening multiple pages, threatening links, links to vulgar/inappropriate content, links to fraud/extortion or game hindering links.
Applicable Penalties: 1-72h Mute; From 3 to 7-day Account Ban; Inappropriate Content Change/Removal

Offence ID: 9
Offence Name: Inappropriate Content II
Offence Category: Inappropriate Behavior and Content
Details: This offence applies to: sharing/posting pornographic, fascist, nazi or other totalitarian ideology content; incitement of ethnic, racial or religious hatred etc.; promoting fascism, nacism or other totalitarian ideology; submitting fake reports via the Support Panel (including deceitful screenshots); publishing private correspondence (including the Support Panel ticket contents, emails), pictures, personal data etc.; sharing/asking for personal data (e.g. account login, password etc.); exping propositions or giving away experience; exploiting Wanted System; blackmailing; corruption attempts; advertising websites not related to the game.
Applicable Penalties: 1-72h Mute; From 14 to 30-day Account Ban; Inappropriate Content Change/Removal

Offence ID: 10
Offence Name: Inappropriate Content III
Offence Category: Inappropriate Behavior and Content
Details: This offence applies to: cybersex offers, forcing others to send sexual pictures, sharing/posting links to illegal pages (including the ones, which steal Draconites, passwords etc.), publishing false information concerning the Administration and the Game, impersonating the Staff Members, advertising/sharing non-Garmory games, disclosing confidential data (e.g. Experimental World content).
Applicable Penalties: Permanent Account Ban

Offence ID: 11
Offence Name: Illegal Account Activity
Offence Category: Illegal Game Improvements
Details: This offence applies to: owning multiple accounts, sharing accounts, using proxy services or VPN programs for illegal purposes.
Applicable Penalties: From 14 to 30-day Account Ban; Permanent Account Ban

Offence ID: 12
Offence Name: Illegal Software
Offence Category: Illegal Game Improvements
Details: This offence applies to: using external software affecting the game experience (e.g. auto-refresh plugins, bots).
Applicable Penalties: Permanent Account Ban

Offence ID: 13
Offence Name: Board Misbehavior
Offence Category: The Board
Details: This offence applies to: duplicating topics, purposeful and persistent off-topic, spam, trolling, violating topic/section rules, nonsensical posting, trading, initiating arguments, provoking users.
Applicable Penalties: Board Mute; Up to 7-day Board Ban; Content Removal

Offence ID: 14
Offence Name: Plagiarism
Offence Category: The Board
Details: This offence applies to: plagiarising any content.
Applicable Penalties: Up to 14-day Board Ban; Content Removal

Offence ID: 15
Offence Name: Inappropriate Content Posting
Offence Category: The Board
Details: This offence applies to: posting links to fraud/extortion, sharing pornography or adult content, posting the game exploits, advertising/sharing non-Garmory games.
Applicable Penalties: Personally-Adjusted Board Ban; Permanent Board Ban; Content Removal
31.01.2019

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