Rules

Rules

 

Listed below you will find the rules for the Imperial UO shard. While we have tried to make this list as complete as possible, please add a little bit of common sense, as other rules may apply. The rules are made to ensure that everyone can have a fun.

 

Rule Sections

  • General Behaviour
  • Account Rules
  • Staff Interaction
  • IRC & Forums
  • Bugs & Exploits
  • Third Party Applications
  • In-Game Actions
  • Zones
  • Trading & Scamming
  • Guilds & Factions

     

    General Behaviour

    Unattended Gathering

    • While we have choosen to allow AFK Macroing on Imperial UO, we will not allow unattended gathering. If you are caught mining, lumberjacking, or fishing from boats or other static tiles where you can store items AFK. Having scripts running to chests of banks is not allowed either. Anyone caught using AFK storing/banking macros will have all related items on them (ores, ingots, fish, gems, tmaps, magicals and such.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 24 Hours Jail (+ Gathered Items Nuked)
    2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail (+ Gathered Items Nuked)
    3. 3rd Offence: 72 Hours Jail (+ Gathered Items Nuked)

    Disrupting Events

    • Breaking rules in any events, or disrupting events in any manner. Event rules should always be announced before the event starts.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 24 Hours Jail
    2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail
    3. 3rd Offence: 96 Hours Jail

    Chat/World Chat

    • Spamming, threats and racism of any kind will not be tolerated while chatting or using worldchat. We want everyone to enjoy their time online and any threats taken to “a personal level” will be reported to the police.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 12 Hours Mute
    2. 2nd Offence: 24 Hours Mute
    3. 3rd Offence: 36 Hours Mute + 24 Hour Jail

    House Placing

    • Houses may not be placed on any paths and roads in the game, or be placed closer to the Britain Bridge. Houses may not block static items such as other houses, areas of the map, gates or moongates.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: House Nuked
    2. 2nd Offence: House Nuked
    3. 3rd Offence: House Nuked

     

     

    Account Rules

    Account Limitations

    • Players are limited to owning and using ONE account only. This account is considered personal and may not be shared with other players. If you play in lan with another player you must inform us of both accountnames using this email, 1ImperialUO@gmail.com.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 336 Hours Jail (+ Secondary Account Banned)
    2. 2nd Offence: Pending Admin Decision

    Account Sharing

    • Sharing your account with another player, or play with your friends account is not allowed. An exception is if another player takes care of your account while he is on a break/busy. He may only pay rents with the house and never engage combat, craft items or other tasks for himself, however the later senario must be reported to an admin before used by a secondary player.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 336 Hours Jail
    2. 2nd Offence: Pending Admin Decision

     

     

    Staff Interaction

    Staff Interference

    • When a staffmember is viseable and attending a page or hosting an event you are not allow to disurb or interfere with them. If you need assistance use the page system and they will come.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 10 Minutes Jail
    2. 2nd Offence: 12 Hours Jail
    3. 3rd Offence: 24 Hours Jail

    Decieving Staff

    • Attempting to trick a game master with faked screenshots, videos or lieing will not be tollerated in any manner. If a game master asks you a question you are obligated to reply with a proper answer.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 72 Hours Jail
    2. 2nd Offence: 144 Hours Jail
    3. 3rd Offence: 288 Hours Jail

    Impersonating Staff

    • Telling players that you are a staffmember or using names that indicate that you are staff is strickly forbidden.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 72 Hours Jail
    2. 2nd Offence: 144 Hours Jail
    3. 3rd Offence: 288 Hours Jail

    Insulting Staff Member

    • Insulting or being agressive towards a staff member will not be accepted. Treat them with respect and you will be respected by them.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: Case-to-case

     

    IRC & Forums

    Harassment

    • We will not tolerate insults, attacks or threats from any player at any time. We have zero tolerance for taking any argument to personal level. Name calling, racism or repeated critical and negative posts towards a member, is not accepted.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: Warning
    2. 2nd Offence: 24 Hours Forum/IRC Ban
    3. 3rd Offence: 48 Hours Forum/IRC Ban

    Explicit Content

    • We wish to keep all kinds of explicit content away from our forum and irc channels.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: Warning + Posts Removed

    Bugs

    Minor Bug Abuse

    • Abusing and exploiting bugs in the game is strickly forbidden and will never be tolerated. Offences varies from case to case pending the damage caused by the bug used.
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: 24-96 Hours Jail
    2. 2nd Offence: 96-192 Hours Jail
    3. 3rd Offence: 192-384 Hours Jail

    Severe Bug Abuse

    • Exploiting any severe bugs that may have a impact on other players, shard economy or such is a bannable offence. If you ever find a critical bug you are obligated to report it to the staff team, failing to do so may lead to account suspension.
      Punishment

    1. Suspended, Pending Admin Decision.

     

    Third Party Applications

    Third Party Abuse

    • We want everyone to have the same gaming experience without the use of overpowered software. Using any software other then whats stated below (without Admin permission) is a bannable offence. Failing to do this will result in putting your account in a frozen state and your account will be under admin investigation.

    Legal Software

  • UO Automap
  • UO Wedding
  • UO Mcro
  • UO Autopilot
  • UO Loop & UO Loop X
  • UO Screenshot Utility
  • UO Tillerman
      Punishment

    1. 1st Offence: Frozen, Pending Admin Investigation.

       

      In-Game Actions

      X-Walling

      This is when a player becomes trapped by the use of 2 stone walls (spell). This does not include static items such as houses, walls or other objects.

        Punishment

      1. 1st Offence: 24 Hours Jail
      2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail
      3. 3rd Offence: 72 Hours Jail

       

      In-Game Markers

      • Inside the game you will sometimes find shiny signs placed around the map, if these have a rule written on them such as “No Player-Killing Here”, “No Placing Houses Here” or “No Placing Boats Here” you are obligated to follow these rules.
        Punishment

      1. 1st Offence: 24 Hours Jail
      2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail
      3. 3rd Offence: 72 Hours Jail

       

      X-Axis Abuse

      • Casting walls, fields, summons or objects through another object. This includes houses, walls, buildings, fences, doors and such.
        Punishment

      1. 1st Offence: 24 Hours Jail
      2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail
      3. 3rd Offence: 72 Hours Jail

       

      Illegal Fields

      • You may not cast fields around the moongates (within the stone area) or directly on the telepads.
        Punishment

      1. 1st Offence: 24 Hours Jail
      2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail
      3. 3rd Offence: 72 Hours Jail

       

      Ress Killing

      • Following a player and repeatedly killing him for a long time is considered ress killing, a form of harrassment. This will not be tolerated and the only exception for doing this should be if the player repeatedly approaches you.
        Punishment

      1. 1st Offence: 24 Hours Jail
      2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail
      3. 3rd Offence: 72 Hours Jail

       

      Zone’s

      Safe Zone Abuse

      • Escaping or evading combat of any kind (players or monsters), by running into safe zones in the map is considered abuse and will result in jailtime.
        Punishment

      1. 24 Hours Jail
      2. 48 Hours Jail
      3. 72 Hours Jail

       

      Trading & Scamming

      Vendor Scam

      • Placing renamed bags with content other then whats written in the name is considered vendor scaming. Continious abuse of this might result in vendor being nuked with no refund.
        Punishment

      1. 1st Offence: Warning
      2. 2nd Offence: 48 Hours Jail
      3. 3rd Offence: 96 Hours Jail

       

      Guilds & Factions

      Rank Abuse

      • Any exploits used to gain ranks in factions is considered serious bug abuse and will permanently ban you from all factions on that char. Continuing to exploit this on other characters will lead to faction account ban.
        Punishment

      1. 1st Offence: 144 Hours Jail + Faction Character Ban
      2. 2nd Offence: 288 Hours Jail + Faction Character Ban
      3. 3rd Offence: 432 Hours Jail + Faction Account Ban

      Guild Names

      • Guildnames or tags may not contain any forms of racism, sexisism or any type of abusive content.
        Punishment

      1. 48 Hours Jail + Guildstone Removed

      Guildstone Blocking

      • Guildstones may not be placed to block any exits, doors, entrances or on any paths/roads.
        Punishment

      1. 48 Hours Jail + Guildstone Removed