Ignorance of keeping up with the rules is not a excuse to break them!*
Initiation means: Having initiated roleplay with someone to not to engage in combat )*
Hostile Initiation means: Having initiated roleplay with someone to engage in combat )**
Before reading the rules read these hardcore rules that we will ban you for after only one warning
(These warnings will stay on your record for 3 months and you not recieve a second warning even if its a month later)
Going in game with a non role play name (one warning then a ban from 1 to 30 days will apply)
killing players at a spawn point or trader (one warning then a ban from 1 to 30 days will apply)
Getting involved in someone else's major crime (one warning then a ban from 1 to 30 days will apply)
Cop baiting at TNP HQ (one warning then a ban from 1 to 30 days will apply)
The above bans will be decided by SMT Only
If you report somebody you are to give atleast 2 minutes of video evividence before the situation.
Hacking, Glitching, Duping Items and Money Duping will be a straight up ban from all USG Servers with a minimum 3 month wait before we will even consider looking at an unban appeal.
You can be a cop and a medic at the same time, but you can only be command in one faction at a time.
You NEED a roleplay reason to kill someone. Killing someone without a reason is classed as Fail RP.
You are not allowed to take someone hostage , kill them or rob them straight after they got revived, bluefor can still arrest people though.
Entering debug zone is punishable by death by radiation.
Tanks north of the border can be engaged by bluefor as they wish. [This means bluefor does not have to initiate on tanks]
Robbing Red Cross is not permitted and will result in warning points.
Wearing Red Cross clothes is not permitted and will result in warning points.
Stealing Red Cross vehicles will result in warning points.
Red Cross Should Always Value Their Lives.
Red Cross should not carry any firearm. (If they are caught carrying said 'firearm' they will be punished accordingly.)
Logging out during, after or to avoid a combat situation is not acceptable unless you have direct permission from a member of the Senior Management Team.
You may only connect to the server with a roleplay name (E.G. Alan Patridge)
After robbing a person, you must wait 30 minutes before you can rob them again.
Stream sniping is not allowed and will be punished accordingly.
Anyone saying in the game or in TeamSpeak 'I will get you banned / Get you points' or 'Give me compensation' is a rule break.
Everyone must wait 90 seconds after a gunfight before they revive.
Side chat is only to be used in RP situations.
You are not allowed to spawn camp TNP HQ.
Compensation must be in the form of a video or steam screenshot evidence (E.G http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=687463714). It must also be time and date stamped.
You can't camp spawn points/rob people at spawn.
Any Civilian who enters TNP base may be shot on sight only if they are armed. [This does not give rebels initiation on the cops inside]
Messaging/using side chat does not count as initiation.
You are not allowed to type in global channel
You can initiate on air vehicles on frequency 60. This will only count as initiation on the vehicle you initiated on. (Cops Only)
Abusing any glitch to skip respawn time/get weapons that aren't in the game/get large amounts of money is a bannable offense.
Picking up weapons from a person's dead body before it has disappeared is classified as exploiting and is a punishable offense.
At no point in-game must you reference anything out of GAME, E.g. I'll take you to the gods / I'll get you punished.
If you find something that you don't think should be in the game or should be changed then you must report it to an developer(i.e. Low gun prices/stupidly high drug prices).
Initiation can only and must be done verbally. Gangs and Police must abide by this rule.
You can't camp the same area for more than 15 minutes.
You can only use a soundboard for RP reasons, spamming loud music will earn you a punishment.
Red Zones are KOS zones.
You may not use a derogatory custom face which breach obvious rules and blacklists put in place by USG.
Trolling medics is against the rules, this includes but is not limited to: Stealing Cars, shooting near to them reviving etc.
RDM is to kill someone without the initiation of roleplay. To initiate on a player you must state a demand and a consequence if they fail to follow it. Demands must be realistic otherwise the initiation will be VOID.
You cannot kill someone unless they have threatened or threatening your life or have not complied with your resonable demands.
When giving demands to someone you must give a minimum of 10 seconds for them to respond before shooting at them.
When you're inside of the rebel-controlled zone/rebel compound it doesn't mean you can RDM civilians. However, all police officers inside of the zone can be shot on site.
When using a suicide vest all normal initiation rules still apply.
Excessive & DIRECT trash talking counts as initiation.
You must give a chance for the person to comply (E.G - "Drop your weapon!")
Never enforce rules by killing someone, if you see somebody breaking server rules go to 'Requesting Staff' on TeamSpeak.
Running someone over does NOT count as initiation (you still need to vocally initiate)
Stealing someones car/vehicle counts as initiation and you may be shot at and killed
You must listen to all demands given by a person who possesses an suicide vest.
If someone has a red name (He is a Terrorist) he can be searched by TNP without reasonable suspicion. (Metagaming does not apply in this situation)
You may NOT initiate on a vehicle if it is CURRENTLY moving more then 60 km/ph
Civilians may not rob other civilians within 100 meters of rebel or terrorist camp.
When initiated on or having initiated, every group member wearing the same clothing and having a visible firearm will share the initiation (This goes both ways)
TNP does not have to share the same clothing to have the rule above applied to them, they simply have to wear ANY marked TNP uniform.
VDM is to use your vehicle as a weapon, you are not allowed to repeatedly run someone over or initiate after running them over.
Passenger seating is NEVER allowed.
You can only run someone over if the driver is in immediate danger and is initiated on by the person about to be ran over.
You are strictly not allowed to kamikaze in any vehicle including a plane unless its a Purge Event
You are not allowed to intentionally blow up another vehicle by ramming it.
D-sync ramming with the intention to kill is not allowed, anyone caught will have to comp the person they killed.
Hiding vehicles in fallen trees on the main road with intent to harm is VDM.
New Life Rule
You are not allowed to return to the scene of your death for 15 minutes after you respawn. However, if you died via RDM, VDM or a glitch you may return. You do not remember information from your previous life nor do you take revenge. You cannot use any information from your previous life once dead.
If you're revived by a medic you do not forget the life before you died.
You may not be within 400 meters of your previous death during the 15 minute NLR period.
You may not join back the same event or situation if you have respawned
You may not snipe or use any weapons or vehicle from a distance to fire into the zone you were killed at.
If the event or situation has moved to another location on the map after your death you still cannot join back until 15 minutes after your death has passed.
If you are revived by a medic you must not re-enter combat unless you are under immediate threat.
NLR Does not apply to medics.
NLR Does not apply to cops if there are less than 5 cops online.
NLR does not apply to cops if the NLR location is in rasman.
Roleplay is when you act and speak like a character you are portraying. To roleplay is as much about what not to say as what TO say. It means to keep your speech in the context of the setting in which your character exists.
Using other programs like Skype or Discord to communicate while in-game is not acceptable.
MetaGaming is not allowed.
You must always value your life if you're outnumbered by MORE then double your group (E.G 3-1) and they tell you to comply then you must.
If you are already in a combat situation where when the situation started you were not outnumbered and enough people have been killed to make it so that you are outnumbered you DO NOT have to value your life.
During a regular police pullover nobody except the police and the civilian car (Everyone inside the car) are allowed to interfere with the situation.
Cop baiting is not allowed. Cop baiting is classified as baiting the cops into initiation. (Like continously driving into a cop car to bait a reaction, or walking next to TNP with class 2 guns to bait a reaction)
During a non regular police pullover all gang members in and outside of that car or other cars are allowed to interfere with the situation. Non regular pullovers are defined as Rebels who have committed a major crime, Rebels who are being pulled over for murder or similiar.
You are not allowed to stay in a bulletproof vehicle that cannot move anymore.
If you're in a in-game gang you must ALWAYS value your fellow gang members lives. (This means negotiating to get them back etc.)
If you're in the Takistan National Police you must ALWAYS value your fellow officer's lives. (This means negotiating to get them back / This includes suicide explosives E.g. Suicide Vests)
You must not mention anything related to Support Cases while in-game.
You may not leave people to zip tied/restrained and then leave.
TNP may hold someone restrained for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes they HAVE to be let go with all charges dropped. (This "timer" can not be "reset" by un restraining and restraining again)
Initiated roleplay lasts for 10 minutes before you must re-initiate. Be aware if you put away your firearm your initiation will end, and you will have to re-initiate to engage again.
You must be outside of your vehicle to initiate.
You must give a player enough time to get in their vehicle if they just unlocked it. You cannot just jump in the driver's seat if it has just been unlocked
Radio is classed as a communication device, and GPS is classed as a tracking device, these objects must be taken from a hostage if you do not want them to be found.
If a medic feels like someone should be taken to the hospital the player must obey them. (Only if the medic has a valid medical roleplay reason)
No logging out / in or abusing game mechanics to avoid roleplay situations.
After a head-on collision, you are not allowed to initiate in a hostile manner (You cannot rob someone after colliding with them in a car accident)
Group chat is to only be used to find out radio frequencies & Out Of Character situations.
You must vocally initiate on someone before causing harm. (Restraining,Tazing and knocking people out are seen as ways of causing harm)
You can't speak on the radio whilst restrained.
You can't make someone take money out of an ATM when robbing them/force them to get a car out for you.
There must be a roleplay reason to take someone hostage. Taking a random person hostage is not allowed. Reasons you could use is cops were after you so you took one hostage or you have had issues with a gang so you find one of them and take him hostage etc
You cant make a unreasonable demand to someone just so you can kill them after (Staff members discretion)
Bank Robberies/Terror Attacks/Hostage Taking/Suicide Vests
At a bank robbery, there must be some kind of roleplay, an unarmed officer must enter the bank to conduct negotiations. Once the officer has made contact you can refuse to negotiate, and KOS can begin on any armed officers around the bank.
You are not allowed to interfere with an ongoing major crime.
When negotiations are called off. Both sides must give 15 seconds before shooting at eachother. This also includes giving the negotiator time to leave.
Any armed civilians near to the bank at the time of a robbery will be dealt with any means necessary.
During a bank robbery, you may not send a text to the police saying KOS as this is unrealistic. You must always negotiate in person!
Within 30 minutes after a server restart, you may not attempt to rob the bank or perform any major crime (E.G - declaring terror)
When declaring terror you must have a legitimate roleplay reason to do so.
When Taking over checkpoint you must have a roleplay reason to do so.
During terror, you may not kill civilians without initiating roleplay. (Unless they're a threat, this rule only applies to the people declaring war and cops)
You must not take a cop hostage or declare terror with less than 5 police officers online.
When taking over checkpoint you must negotiate with Police, if the negotiations fail (with reasonable demands) you can then proceed to kill all officers around the checkpoint.
You must wait 5 minutes before attacking a location after declaring terror.
Cop forces must give at least 10 minutes to gangs to prepare for their base to be raided. An admin message signals the start of the time.
If you have a suicide vest equipped you CANNOT rob another player. (It does not matter if you have a gun out)
When Declaring War you must wait 5 minutes after the admin message has been sent.
There can only be 1 major crime at a time.
During the war on rasman/checkpoint, if you are not affiliated with that war (You/Your gang did not declare it) and you then proceed to shoot officers you will be issued warning points for RDM.
You can not take any negotiators hostage, nor can you rob them for their gear.
If you've declared war you must have a visible firearm at all times.
If someone has been taken hostage by an explosive then you can't go up with a weapon and proceed to rob them.
You must wait 30 minutes after a major crime has ended to commit another major crime.
Only 1 gangs maximum can declare a war/attack checkpoint at the same time. (No other gang can help in raids)
Civilians may not bait cops while they are dealing with an active MAJOR CRIME. E.g. You may not run around with an illegal / stolen equipment near officers that are trying to negotiate.
You cannot bait cops at TNP HQ
Admins have full right to deny a war request, anyone seeing going to another admin after it being denied will be issued points.
You must have a minimum of 5 people online in your gang to declare war on Rasman or Checkpoint.
During a BLUFOR base raid. Civilians defending the base may engage combat medics who are armed.
If a gang member is caught hacking or duping and the logs show he has traded with other gang members in that time, EVERYONE who he has traded with will be wiped!
You can buy gang bases ingame with ingame money, we do NOT accept real life money for goods in game.
SMT can give a gang strike to any gang for multiple rule breaks by more than one person in the gang. Only SMT can give a gang strike. First gang strike will last a minimum of 30 days, the second strike will last 3 months. If a third gang strike is recieved then the gang will be removed from ingame and in Teamspeak. All members of the gang will no longer be allowed to join an official gang for 3 months starting from the date the third gang strike was recieved.
Wearing gang clothing of a gang you are not in is not allowed and will result in a punishment, the gang whose clothing it being worn also has the right to KOS you when wearing their clothing
Playing as a gang member with their gang clothing you need to have the gang tag in your name. Example: [Example] Cylinder, Cylinder [Example]
Entering a gang base to purposely attack/robbing members without a raid being declared is not allowed!
Gangs must have a roleplay reason to declare war on another gang.
Gangs may only have a maximum of 20 members, any more will result in people being kicked.
You must be at war with the current gang to declare a raid (Allies may help in base raids)
You can patrol with a maximum of 10 people.
You are not allowed to roleplay as Al Qaida or any real life terrorist names
You are allowed to pay real life money for teamspeak tags and channels to represent your gang, they will expire after a few months of inactivity.
If you enter a gang base you may be declared KOS by any of the people who own it.
Using other gangs clothes is strictly not allowed. You must be in the gang to use the gang clothes.
You must never go corrupt (Results in a Cop ban/suspension if discovered as well as warning points)
You may not taze someone who just got revived, this is dangerous and will result in FAILRP points.
Tazing people inside enclosed vehicles will result in warning points for fail roleplay.
Police Officers may not shoot unarmed civilians without reason. [Even if they initiate]
Anyone caught not obeying sop's will be punished accordingly. (Suspensions may come into place)
Police officers can not place spikestrips on a stationary vehicle.
Police officers must be formal and professional at all times to avoid complaints.
Police officers are unable to randomly search people unless they're being searched under suspicion of committing a crime.
Any previous deals with Gangs or individuals will be forgotten after server restart. (E.G - We will give you X for X)
Do not distribute or sell police weapons to civilians. If caught, you will be issued warning points and a PD ban/suspension. However, robbing police officers for their weapons is still allowed.
Do not distribute or sell police vehicles to civilians. If caught, you will be issued warning points and a PD ban/suspension. However, robbing police cars is still allowed.
Police need to gather information on the location of gang bases, the drug dealer and they rebel outpost before they raid them. You cannot use your map for information regarding locations.
If Rasman is under terror (Sirens are on). Any armed individual 1km around Rasman will be shot on sight.
If Checkpoint is under attack (Sirens are on). Any armed individual 1km around the checkpoint will be shot on sight.
Base Raids must be declared before entering a hostile base. This applies both to TNP and NATO.
Government forces may engage a suspect wearing a suicide vest if they are posing a threat to the nation of Takistan. (You must always value your life when it comes to suicide vests if a staff member deems you have failed to you will receive points.
You are not allowed to hold someone in restraints for longer then the prison sentence. (If it is longer then you are required to let them go)
There may only be 1 bluefor tank pulled out per civilian tank. Once the civilian tank is neutralised the bluefor tank has to immediatly return to base and be destroyed.
Bluefor tanks may only shoot at infantry who are directly shooting the tank, are 100 meters away from a civilian tank, have a armored or armed vehicle or have AT on them.
BLUFOR are permitted to engage on civillians excessively calling their position out during a firefight which could put the officers life at risk.
Third Party Applications
Any use of a autoclicker or similiar is NOT allowed. (This includes but not excludes: Razer synapse, auto hotkey, ez auto clicker and more)
Any use of a external hack is NOT allowed under any scenario and will result in being IP and Hardware ID banned, along with being reported to Infistar and Bohemia.
Any program that gives you a advantage ingame is not allowed unless said otherwise by SMT.
Staff and SMT will never tell you to download anything other then the USG Launcher, if they are then report them.
Using Steam or Skype to communicate information while ingame is not allowed
Medical outposts and clinics are green zones and you are not allowed to start any crimes inside of them. (You are allowed to use the suicide booths and the cremation furnace)
All Police HQ's are greenzones and you can not kill people who are not directly shooting at you in it.
You are not allowed to run inside of any green zone during a combat situation.
You are not allowed to bait or trash talk inside of any green zone. If you are found attempting to bait or trash talk you will be issued 10 warning points.
Any player spawnpoint is a greenzone.
You should not attempt to shoot or attempt to harm anyone inside of a green zone from outside of it. You can only engage officers inside of a green zone if they shoot at your first.