HL2TD

Half Life 2 Tower Defense

Server Rules

Server Related:

Definitions
  • Abuse: Misuse of ones power or ability to give oneself an unfair advantage in what would normally be considered a roleplay or event situation. Using staff abilities off duty is prohibited unless eye witnessing a violation of the rules first hand and acting in a way that enforces the rules.

    Examples of 'Abuse' may be found on our forums.


  • Appeal: Typed form used to suggest the reversal of a staff decision.


  • Assault: Physically laying hands on another person without their consent.

  • Bigotry: Intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself.


  • Camping: Staying in the same area for an extended time.

  • Exploit: To make use of meanly or unfairly for one's own advantage.

    Examples:
    A. Utilizing an in game bug or mechanic to obtain an advantage.
    B. Using a prop to break the map.


  • Harassment: Repeated verbal communication or actions directed at one person after being asked to stop by said person.

    Examples:
  1. Spamming insults at another player.
  2. Not leaving a player alone when asked to.


  • Racism: Prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.


  • Sexual Harassment: Repeated verbal communication of a sexual explicit nature directed at one person after being asked to stop by said person. A one time pick up line is not sexual harassment.


  • Slander: Intentionally spreading a lie to others with malicious intent to harm the character of another.


  • Spam: Communication, either typed or vocally transmitted, that is repeated with intention to flood a chatroom with an unaltered message or headphones of another player with an undesired sound.


  • Threat: Verbal or physical communication of the intention to cause harm to another person or another person's property.
General Rules
(A) Communication Rules

  1. If you are unsure about something ask a staff member before you do it.


Punishment: None


  1. Be respectful to all players. Do not mock, ridicule, bully, or use explicit language towards other players. Debates are okay, however, personal attacks rather than an intellectual standpoint is not okay. Example: Calling someone "stupid" is not an acceptable debate point.


Minimum Punishment: Verbal Warning

Maximum Punishment: 2 Day Ban


  1. Any threats, harassment, action, or intent to harm other players in the community, the community itself, or the servers or websites related there to is absolutely forbidden. Actions include but are not limited to: Hacking, exploiting, cheating, scripting, DDOSing, putting props in a door to break them, or using a third party program to get an unfair advantage.


Minimum Punishment: 1 Month Ban

Maximum Punishment: Permanent Ban


  1. Do not complain about staffing decisions in game or in global chat. Appeals or reports can be made on the forums.


Minimum Punishment: Warn

Maximum Punishment:1 Day Ban

  • No advertising other servers or communities without explicit permission from the Owner.


Punishment: Permanent Ban


  • No microphone spam or chat spam.


Minimum Punishment: Warn

Maximum Punishment: 3 Day Ban

  • Do not encourage other players to break rules.


Punishment: Punishment of the encouraged broken rule.

  1. No pornographic or sexually explicit sprays and/or drawings on the visible surfaces of the playing area.


Minimum Punishment: 3 Month Ban

Maximum Punishment: Permanent Ban

(B) Action Rules

  1. Do not stand in the middle of a door way to prevent players from accessing a room (Body Blocking.) Intentionally stopping someone from pressing a button with ones player character may be considered as Body Blocking.


Minimum Punishment: Warn

Maximum Punishment: 1 Day Ban


(C) Staff Related Rules


  1. Leaving to avoiding punishments (LTAP) by any means is forbidden.You may not kill yourself, change class, or disconnect from the server while in an admin sit. Violators have two minutes to reconnect else will be punished with an additional three day ban. If a game crash happens getting a screenshot of the error message is enough evidence to make an appeal and get the LTAP removed.


Punishment: 3 Day Ban + Punishment for commited offense.


  • Impersonation of a staff member in any way, shape, or form is strictly forbidden.


Minimum Punishment: 2 Week Ban

Maximum Punishment: Permanent Ban


  1. Clarification of all rule interpretations including those not explicitly stated in the rules must be brought before the owner for determination. A punishment may or may not be decided based on the severity of the action. If a punishment is decided the MOTD will update to reflect that decision.


Minimum Punishment: Verbal Warning

Maximum Punishment: Permanent Ban

  • Falsifying a staff report and/or slandering another person to get them punished is prohibited.

Minimum Punishment: 1 Week Ban
Maximum Punishment: 1 Month Ban