1. Do not use cheats or hacks
Cheating can be using modified clients to gain an advantage over others. These include:
- X-ray (This includes texture packs)
- Hacking (Such as movement, instant-mine etc...)
- Alt Abuse (Spamming server with bots)
- Abusing exploits, this includes exploits like the composter glitch, /s to find ores, caves, mine shafts and spawners underground, but excludes glitches like rail, carpet and TNT duping.
2. Do not abuse chat for spamming or advertising
- Do not spam chat (Sending repeating messages)
- Do not advertise (This includes another MC server, discord server and social media accounts)
- Swearing excessively in public chat isn't allowed
- CAPS should be kept to a minimum
3. Do not grief.
- Griefing is never allowed, griefing a base that is unclaimed is not allowed. This includes stealing, stealing is just another type of grief.
- Griefing terrain is not allowed. This includes TNT griefing, cobble monsters, flooding etc...
- Griefing player's farms is not allowed (Meaning do not kill mobs that are used for the farm)
- Creating lag machines to hinder other players' experience on the server, or to attempt to take down the server in any way, can result in a permanent ban without warning.
4. Do not bypass PVP protections
- When PVP-ing, both parties must have consented to it.
- No teleport killing, kill warps or traps.
5. Inappropriate names, skins and builds are not allowed
- Your username must not be inappropriate (Names that are related to sexual themes, racist words, or hurtful words are not allowed)
- Skins must be appropriate and not replicate inappropriate things.
- Renaming items must be appropriate.
- We will not roll back items that are deleted or removed because of this.
6. Do not build or claim next to other bases unless given consent.
Claiming or basing too close to another base without consent is not allowed, if this happens your claim will be removed by a member of staff. Always best to speak to the player whose base you are next to.
7. Do not talk about politics, suicide, family issues etc in chat that could cause issues.
This means talking about countries' politics, political parties, and disturbing events in the world. We want to keep chat friendly and mainly about the game.
Talking about suicidal themes should not be spoken about in public chat if you need to talk to someone about things like this. Please leave this to a private chat, support ticket or contact a professional.📱
Making inappropriate jokes regarding any of these subjects will most likely escalate into a mute or a ban without warning, so please be sensible!
If you are struggling it's always best to keep in mind hotlines that can help you: Please visit this website and find your country which will give you a phone number so you can talk to someone about it! @ https://www.therapyroute.com/article/helplines-suicide-hotlines-and-crisis-lines-from-around-the-world
8. Predatory & inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated.
You can guess what this means...
9. Do not harass other players.
- Teleport request spam
- Sending unsolicited messages to other players (In public chat, private messages, mail)
- Not leaving a base or claim after being asked to leave
- Targeting or directing hate towards other players, especially when encouraging other users to do so as well.
- Please keep arguments to DMs, Discord or other platforms, we will not tolerate this on the server.
10. Do not share personal information about players in public chat
We heavily discourage players from sharing personal information of players, so we ask that you need to keep to private messages and never share them in public chat. This includes but is not limited to;
- Full names (or first/last names if the user is not okay with it)
- Phone Numbers
- "Real Life" pictures (where the other user is not okay with it)
11. Do not impersonate staff members.
Impersonating staff members is never allowed such as nicknaming yourself in game.
12. Ban evasion is not permitted
If you have been banned trying to evade this will lead to a lengthier ban or perm ban
The best thing to do is wait out your ban or try to resolve your ban by opening a support ticket.
13. Do not abuse alt accounts
Mass Abusing alt accounts to:
- Generating votes
- Using alts to finish more quests
You may have a maximum of 3 alt accounts per IP address unless you have others who play using the same internet connection.
14. Respect players and staff
Be respectful with staff, we are here to enforce the rules and our punishments are inline with guidelines that are set out to every mod, mods have final say and discretion on all punishments however you can always open a ticket or PM a member of staff on Discord for more information on your ban, warn or mute.
15. Exemptions to rules
Despite this list of rules, mods are allowed to enforce ad-hoc rules where they deem necessary.
Purchasing or owning an account with a donator rank on VanillaHub does not give you an exemption from any of these rules.
If you need more clarity on a rule or believe someone has broken one of these, please open a ticket on the Discord server.
These rules are applicable anywhere on the server and attempting to bypass or circumvent them will not be tolerated.
LAST UPDATED 17/01/2023