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The IntenseRO Code of Conduct Official Game Rules and Regulations

Players' Directive
The execution of the following rules and code of practices is limited for the players themselves.

It is applicable to all individuals as long as they are in the Server's Premises. Official IntenseRO Premises include the game Server, the Forums, the Official Facebook Page and Group, and Discord. There are special circumstances where it applies to the some other parts of the Internet.

Compliance to the rule is MANDATORY. Consequently, anyone caught will be warned and/or punished accordingly.


General Policy

  • Players must be accountable for the security of their account(s). The Server will not be liable for players' irresponsibility. Account information's discreteness and confidentiality must lie within the players for their safety.
  • Players should name their character(s) in utmost adequateness and acceptability.
     
  • Administratively affiliated words, vulgarity, maliciousness and the like are not tolerated.
  • Players should not inquire for a Staff position. The Server demands confidentiality in choosing the people behind its Administration and Development team.


Universal Behavioral Policy

  • Players should RESPECT everyone in the Server. Upright conduct should be observed inside the game premises.
     
  • Players should practice appropriate communication with other players through any chat medium such as the Forum entries, public server channels, private messaging and main/public chats. Statements which include defamatory words, malicious/vulgar assaults, and racial discrimination are not tolerated.
     
  • Players should not revolt against the Server due to any cause. Irregularity issues must be reported in permissible and formal means.
     
  • Players should exhibit refined behavior and utmost respect with Game Masters and the Development team. Verbal assaults and defamatory statements are strongly prohibited.
     
  • Any type of act or behavior deemed inappropriate by by the IntenseRO Team.
     
  • Any other action that is similar above, but not mentioned will still be held according to the iRO Game Rules and Policies. This set of rules may be modified at any time according to the iRO Police/Admin Team's discretion, but with proper notification of the changes through the iRO official website and message boards.

 

General Misconducts
**Cursing, swearing, or use of foul language
**Offensive/vulgar character/guild names.
**Flooding/Spamming
**Harassment
**Defaming the Server or the IntenseRO Staff
**Illegal trading or cash transactions
**Account theft or hacking
**Grief,rage, and nuisance accounts
**Kill-stealing

Game Integrity Infringement
*Use or distribution of any hack/hacking programs
*General attempt to defraud
*Impersonation of any member of the IntenseRO Team
*Circulating false information
*Deliberate abuse of game bugs
*Attempting to deceive any IntenseRO Personnel
*Unauthorized Account Access
*Duplicating items or possession of duplicated items



Game-play related rules

Real Money Trading (RMT)
Users are prohibited to advertise the intent to or commit the act of buying, trading, selling, sharing or transferring access of items or any other game-related feature to another iRO account or player through transactions involving the use of real money or any other real life mediums as means of payment.

This is not solely applicable while being in the Server; anyone who is caught buying or selling any account/item(s) using this method in the Internet will be given the same sanction.

Advertising non IntenseRO Products
Users are prohibited to market, promote, advertise, or solicit within the iRO game or iRO message boards any product that is not related to the game.

Use of IntenseRO Products or Services for illegal activities
All IntenseRO Products and Services are strictly to be used for legal activities only.


Spouting Grave Real-life Threats
Threats in any form, even in jest, are not allowed and will be treated seriously.

Impersonating an IntenseRO Staff member, Affiliate or another player
Users are prohibited to impersonate a Police or Game Moderator, any IntenseRO Staff, or any other IntenseRO affiliate. Players are not allowed to impersonate other players as well.



Minor Offenses

  • Players should only use @request for looking for a GM,  asking in-game related questions, participating in Events held by the Staff, and reporting to violations to the Team.
  • Players should show utmost respect and courtesy every time they use @request. Spamming and asking for Price Check is not allowed.
  • Players should not execute mob-stealing. Players should not steal mobs previously attacked by another player and kill them.
  • Players should not execute skill-spamming. Public exhibition of screen-distracting, spammable skills in main towns is prohibited.
  • Players should vend their Merchant characters at the appropriate vend spaces. Vending beside a Non-Player Character (NPC) is not permitted. A limit of Five (5) cells away from an NPC is required for vending deployment.
  • Players should not cover another player's already vended cells.
  • Players should use the Marketing NPC for the sole purpose of in-game related item advertisement. The use of the NPC for other reasons is not permitted. Price check is also allowed but only as a supplement to the shout.
  • Buying and Selling leech via the marketing channel is allowed
  • Players must speak English in Main Towns (Brasilis, Prontera and Mall) both in Public Chat and Chat Room/Pub titles.
     

No Hack/Scam Restoration Policy
Hack cases or Item restoration requests due to hacking will never be entertained. It is the player's responsibility to protect his/her account. Beware of phishing websites as well and never give your account information to anyone.

 

Disciplinary Sanctions

Players who are caught red-handed or proven of performing the following violations will be sanctioned accordingly.

GENERAL WARNING FOR MINOR OFFENSES: 1HR MUTE or Based on the Appropriate Sanction.
General, Universal Behavioral and Minor Game Related Policies
Players who are caught of performing the following violations will be sanctioned accordingly:

Real Money Trading/Botting/Scamming/Hacking/3rd-Party Program use/Dual Login and Inter-server Trading (attempts or jokes of this kind of nature will also have the same sanctions):

  • 1st Offense: Full account wipe + IP block and all accounts linked to the user will be banned
     

Chat and Broadcast Related Sanctions
 

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A. Inappropriate use of @request, @main/#main/#trade/)

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 10-minute Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 30-minute Mute and Jail Time
  • Jail and Mute Time duration are doubled for every succeeding offence (2t, where t=time)

B. Broadcasts with non-IntenseRO context is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, taunting, trash talking or messages with demeaning context, advertisement of voting campaigns or any other activity with personal gain.

C. Excessive use of symbols and letters is considered as spamming when done over broadcast or public chat.

D. Verbal abuse / Inappropriate / Rude Behavior
(Sanction may vary on the kind/nature of abuse)

  • 1st Offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: 1-Hour Jail and Mute Time
  • 3rd Offense: 5-Hour Jail and Mute Time
  • Jail and Mute Time duration is doubled for every succeeding offense (2t, where t=time)

E. Bantering / Trash Talking is allowed in scenarios that make use of PvP mechanics including, but is not limited to: War of Emperium, King of Emperium, Guild vs Guild Events, and Player vs Player Events.

F. Bantering or trash talking done outside PVP/GVG-enabled maps is not allowed. Real-life threats, sexual harassment, and racism are not allowed in any form.

G. Non-English Public Chat/Chat room Title on Main Towns (Prontera, Brasilis and Mall) :

  • 1st Offense: 20-minute Mute
  • 2nd Offense: 40-minute Mute
  • 3rd Offense: 1HR Mute
  • 4th Offense: 2HR Mute and so on..

Note: Players who created chatrooms with non-English titles will be jailed and muted. Honorifics (Shoti, achi, shobe, ate, kuya, -chan, -san, -kun) are allowed for as long as the majority of the sentence/phrase/words are in English.


Deliberate abuse of game bugs
Each and every individual is responsible for reporting game bugs to the Development Team. Deliberate abuse of such bugs, whether or not they are noted by the Developers, is punishable according to the nature of abuse. The max sanction that can be given upon first offense is IP Ban + account wipe.

  • 1st Offense Warning
  • 2nd Offense 24 Hour jail
  • 3rd Offense 1 week account ban
  • 4th Offense 1 Month account ban and so on

 

Inappropriate Character Name

  • 1st Offense: Indefinite Jail time
    You need to create a new character

Note: Aside from swears & contents of malicious nature, having "GM," "Game Master," or anything that refers to being part of the team counts as impersonation, and are also deemed inappropriate.

Guild and PVP-related Sanctions

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A. Inappropriate Guild Content

  • 1st Offense (Guild Master): 24 hour jail [You need to disband the guild or be jailed forever]
  • 2nd Offense (Guild Master): Indefinite jail time
  • 1st Offense (Member): 30-minute Jail + Mute; [must immediately leave guild or be sanctioned for the next offense]
  • 2nd Offense (Member): 24HR Jail + Mute
  • 3rd Offense (Member): 48HR Jail + Mute
  • 4th Offense (Member): 96HR Jail + Mute and so on..

This includes, but not limited to: guild name, position name, party name and guild emblems.
Impersonating a GM/Police Guild would result to an instant account block.

 

B. Going to another guild's savepoint for the sole purpose of harassing, or trash talking

  • 1st Offense 24 hour jail
  • 2nd Offense 10 days ban
  • 3rd Offense account ban

C. AFKing in BG (battleground) 

  • 1st Offense 24 Hour jail
  • 2nd Offense 1 week account ban
  • 3rd Offense 1 Month account ban and so on


Vend related sanctions

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Inappropriate vend title/ Vend title scamming

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: Account Block

5-Cell Vending Violation/NPC blockade via vend or chat room

  • 1st Offense: 5-minute Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 30-minute Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 1HR Jail
  • 4th Offense: 2HR Jail and so on..


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Deliberate NPC blocking via Chatroom, skills,dropping of items, and any method that can hinder the use of the NPC

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 96 HR Jail and so on..

Vending extremely overpriced items/useless/npc items to reserve a vending spot

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 96 HR Jail Time
  • 4th Offense: 12

Covering an already Vended cell

  • 1st Offense: 24HR Jail
  • 2nd Offense: 48HR Jail
  • 3rd Offense: 96 HR Jail and so on

Do not block walk way in Cemetary/Dungeons

  • 1st Offense 24 hour Jail
  • 2nd Offense 48 hour Jail
  • 3rd Offense 96 Hour Jail and so on.

Note: Vending inside the dungeons is allowed as long as it's not blocking the walkway/portal/NPC.

 

AFK Farming

A. This includes farming hourly points by leaving your character(s) dueling each other while AFK or any other AFK method to farm.

B. This also includes AFK hunting or leveling with Merchant class, Homunculus, with @autotrade, elemental spirits or mercenaries.

C. Sanctions

  • 1st Offense: 24 HR jail
  • 2nd Offense: 5-Day Jail
  • 3rd Offense: Indefinite jail time

NOTE: Use of a Third-Party Program is a grave offense. Once proven, all accounts linked to the user along with the IP address will be banned.

Others (Special Case)

  • Subject to Police Chief/Co-Chief's review. Any decision made is final.

*Use @jailtime to check your remaining duration inside the jail cell.
*Or if muted, your mute minute is your jail time.

The timers are fully functional, which now you need to log onto your character to serve the entire duration of the punishment.


Important Reminders regarding Violations and Penalties

  • The aforementioned sanctions are subject to change if the IntenseRO Team deems it necessary to conform to certain situations in-game. Any change will be posted at the community forums and the website.
  • The Server demands immediate player response upon implications of the above stated rules.
  • The IntenseRO Team can adjust sanction timers whenever necessary.
  • The moment you registered on this Server, you have agreed to the rules and regulations of the Server.
  • The Administration Team have the right to detain anyone from playing during the period of investigation.
  • During the period of investigation no compensation or whatsoever will be given.
  • The IntenseRO Team's decision on any case is final.
  • All violations are validated through the actual observation of Game Masters. IntenseRO has no obligation of presenting evidence related to any case it has ruled upon.
  • Please be familiar with the rules as they may say Ignorantia Legis Non Excusat.


Comply with the rules. Thank you.

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