Rules

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Introduction

Disobeying the rules will get you a warning or ban in that particular category. This means you can have multiple warnings at once in two different categories. Some minor offenses might be overlooked the first couple of times, but serious offenses will give immediate bans without warnings. The banning tiers are as follows. The 2 week ban is repeatable which means that minor offenses won't make you jump to the 1 year tier of ban. Website offenses will result in playing bans.

1st time: Warning
2nd time: 1 week ban
3rd time: 2 week ban (repeatable)
4th time: 1 year ban

Not allowed

Playing

  • 1.1 Cheating in any way (*)
  • 1.2 Dis-/reconnecting to play battles before countdown is over
  • 1.3 Repeatedly reconnecting (F12 spam)
  • 1.4 Exploiting bugs

Chat

  • 2.1 Spamming
  • 2.2 Writing in other languages than English (Exceptions: very briefly or in private)
  • 2.3 Writing very offensive or insulting material

Starting battles

  • 3.1 Starting a battle on a level that has been battled or otherwise released before
  • 3.2 Starting a battle in a level created by somebody else
  • 3.3 Starting battles on offensive, buggy or otherwise unsuitable levels
  • 3.4 Starting a battle in internals
  • 3.5 Playing own battles (Exception: Flag Tags)
  • 3.6 Giving tips or otherwise helping people with your battle

Website

  • 4.1 Vandalizing the wiki
  • 4.2 In any way trying to hack or harm the server or website (*)
  • 4.3 Creating more than one user
  • 4.4 Joining a team you're not officially a member of
  • 4.5 Senseless nick/team changing

Elaborations

Playing

If you find a bug you should always report it according to how it's explained in this lauta topic. Do not attempt to test exploits on your own.

Chat

A few lines of non english here and there will be allowed. If you are bad at english or talking to someone who is, it's fine to talk another language shortly. But if it turns into a longer conversation move it to private or elsewhere.

Starting Battles

Allowed:

  • New levels never played by anyone
  • Remixes
    • Internal remixes
    • Remixes of others levels
    • But remember they have to be noticably different, especially when it's internals (changing polygons required). And keep amount of remixes to a minimum.

Not allowed:

  • Remixes only changing the start position
    • Making level smaller etc.
  • Remixes with very small changes
  • Practise/Train levels
  • Mirror levels
  • Scaled levels
  • Using same level for different battle type

Website

You should always use your "official" nick, as in the nick you usually use, and the team you're a member of if any.

(*)

In extreme cases these can give an immediate one year or even permanent ban.

Final word

The admins always have the final word, however if you feel you're being treated unjustly, you can send a ban appeal and another admin will look at it. Serious cases will always be discussed in the admin group.