Important ManaCube Network: Official Rules

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As we are not perfect and because it is not possible to list every possible way to violate the intent of the rules, we ask you to use common sense. If you see something that would typically be illegal on other networks, but is not specifically listed here, please do not attempt it. Also, keep in mind that staff have extensive training and that all punishments are issued at staff discretion … not players’.

If you feel a staff has been unfair or may have abused their powers you may report them by creating a Support Ticket here: https://forums.manacube.com/support/

To appeal a punishment (without accusing staff of intentional wrongdoing) you may Appeal your Ban/Mute here: https://forums.manacube.com/forums/ban-appeals/

Global Ban Offenses

Hacked Client:
Allowed modifications can be viewed at http://manacube.com/mods

AFK Machines
Any means to avoid the AFK kicker are not allowed and may result in ban.
[VIP] rank or higher bypasses the AFK kicker

Auto Fishing/Auto Clicking/Macros
Using AFK macros is not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to, Auto Fisher, Auto Mining, Auto Sell (Any macro that can automate a task)

Chat macros that automate tasks such as answering questions or welcoming players are allowed.

Advertising
Advertising other servers, through chat, private messages, books, mail and builds.

Griefing
Intentional destruction of another players build. This also includes stealing, and killing contained passive mobs in other players territory. (This does not include grinders)

Theft
Intentional theft of another player's items. This includes joining other people's islands/parties to take their items.

DDoS Threats/Doxing
We take the safety of our players very seriously and thus do not allow others to threaten each other with DDoS attacks or releasing their private information. This does not include jokes between friends, but does include frequent remarks such as "Your internet is about to lag" etc

Links to Shock/Porn
Any links which may lead to disturbing/pornographic sites are punishable with a 7 day temp ban for first offense. Links which may lead to ip loggers are punishable with a global ban. You can view if a link is safe or not with http://www.getlinkinfo.com

Real World Trading
Trading in-game items or services for real life money is not allowed.

Inappropriate Usernames
Extremely inappropriate usernames are punishable with a ban until the username is changed. If it is a nickname, we will first give a warning before a ban. Nicknames must contain at least two characters.

Offensive/Inappropriate Skins
Offensive or inappropriate skins are punishable with a ban until the skin is changed. Players will generally be given a chance to change the skin prior to ban.

Scamming
Scamming is not allowed on most servers within ManaCube, the exception is KitPvP. When a user on KitPvP makes a trade, if it is not inside a trade room, we do not offer scam protection.

Scamming can include naming an item incorrectly and selling it in an auction house, or via other trade methods. Such as faking crate keys. Another method would be offering to pay a certain amount for an item but when you receive the item the buyer doesn't pay the money and vice versa.

Abusing Auction House
Selling renamed items on auction to display advertisements such as warps, trades and services is not allowed.

Abusing Glitches/Bugs
The severity of the bug determines the length of your ban. Typically we generously reward players who report game-breaking bugs.

Abusing a Glitch/Bug on Parkour will result in a locked rank which prevents earning mana or score on courses.

Mute/Ban Evasion
This is when a player uses an alternate account to bypass restrictions set on their main account. The alternate account, and players IP address will be muted/banned for the punishment length on the main account.

Trolling Events
Purposely trying to hurt, or troll events will result in a temporary ban.

Inappropriate Builds
Inappropriate Builds, such as penises and swastikas, will be immediately cleared and may result in ban. This applies to all servers that allow building.

Helpop and Report Abuse
Abusing /report or /helpop for disrespecting staff is not allowed. Spamming, trolling and other misuse of may result in ban. If you do not receive a reply to your request for assistance you may report the issue in the #help section of Community Discord.

Global Mute Offenses

Spamming
Spamming includes posting repeated messages to chat in quick succession, repeated nonsense like "odmowlskdjmliaskdmadakmsdo;l2" and excessive character drag such as hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii. (+ Spamming features like /helpop and /msg after being muted will result in a ban.)

Sexual / Inappropriate Speech
While we like to give people some degree of expression, we don't allow people to be overly sexual in the chat, which can make the server incredibly inappropriate and awkward for other players.

Trolling
Tricking or misleading players to issue commands such as /ci or [Alt][F4] falls under Trolling and is punishable at staff discretion.

Physical Trolling
Purposely trying to interfere with a players gameplay by getting in their way, hurting or trolling them will result in a temporary ban. For example preventing a player from building or using a fishing rod or grappling hook to knock them into a pvp arena.

Flame Wars
Intentionally bringing up sensitive topics to start arguments, make people emotional or harass other players is not allowed. If players make personal attacks on others rather than discussing the topic at hand, they are in a Flame War and risk punishment.

Hate Speech
Abusive or threatening behavior against a particular group, especially on the basis of race, religion, or sexual orientation is not allowed. Unlike most chat violations, staff give no warnings for true Hate Speech and the punishments quickly escalate.

Note: Not all offensive, ill-informed, inflammatory statements or opinions are true Hate Speech and therefore may be warned or punished as disrespect, harassment, bullying, flame wars, etc.

Swearing
Repeatedly bypassing our swear filter by excessively swearing will result in a mute.

Bullying / Harassment
Intentional harassment of another player will result in a mute and possibly ban

Impersonating Staff and Players
Changing your nickname to try and pretend to be someone else.

Hackusating
Accusing another player of hacking in public chat. Please report hackers with /report <name> <reason>

Caps
Excessive use of Capitalization over multiple messages is not allowed.

Languages
ManaCube uses American English as the official language. However, players who speak English as a second language are allowed to speak their native language in chat. Regardless of the language used, all chat rules must be followed and lengthy conversations should be held in friend chat, party chat, plot chat, or other private chats. Those who use another language to bypass chat rules may be punished and may lose the privilege to speak languages other than English in public chat.

Inappropriate Names/Nicknames/Item Names etc.
We do not allow user names with derogatory or offensive terms, hate speech or swear words. Users who do not change these when asked will be issued with a punishment.

Nickname Formatting
If the perk is won, bold and italic formatting in nicknames may be used, however underlined or magic formats may not as they can cause chat to be covered up or flicker.

Nicknames must also have a minimum of 2 characters.

Custom Chat Fonts
Using custom fonts as a main font in public chat is not allowed and continued use will result in a mute.





Scamming is allowed
Scamming players while trading is allowed. To trade with a player safely, use the /trade feature.
Scamming for cubits is NOT allowed

Auction House Scamming is not allowed
Posting scam auction listing in the auction is not allowed. The auction house should be a safe place to buy a sell items for all players.

TP Killing / Trapping is allowed
You are allowed to TP kill or trap players. Teleport to players or accept teleport requests at your own risk

Claim Trapping is not allowed
Unless with the intent of raiding, claiming all around another factions claims is not allowed

Chat rules are more relaxed
Globally, we have rules against swearing, and abbreviations containing prohibited words. These rules are more relaxed on Factions. Our global chat filter still applies, and we do not tolerate any homophobia / racism.

Raiding / Griefing is allowed
You are allowed to raid or grief any faction on the server.

Faction inactivity disband time
If you are inactive for 14 days, you will be removed from your faction. If you are the leader, faction leadership will be passed to the next highest ranking member.

Inappropriate land/faction names
Any sort of inappropriate land/faction names. Staff determines what is and what isn't inappropriate.

No Block Claims
The act of a faction using their own claims to block others/prevent another faction from expanding upon the original factions' claim. During the grace period of a new season, it is a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE for the factions who claim a border. Blocking another faction after a corner/border has been claimed will result in a removal of the claim of the more recent claims.

No AutoCannons above Y Level 40

Removing own valuables while being raided
If you are being raided, you are not allowed to mine up your spawners / valuables so the raiders can not get them.

Chunk Buffer Limits
  • Factions that claim land are only allowed 20 chunk claims away from their base on all sides. The buffer claims start at the first outside wall of the actual base.
  • In the case of two faction bases close together (within the same buffer area), the claims on any particular side may not exceed 20 chunks. If you choose to make a gap between your base and the first wall, the gap cannot exceed 10 chunks in length.
  • Bases must not exceed more than 15x15 chunks in size.
  • There must be a gap of 50 chunks between any other factions, be it truces, allies or alts.
  • Temporary claims used to generate extra walls or build defenses outside of your base are illegal.
No use of Printer to rebuild defenses whilst being raided
If you are caught using the Printer mod to rebuild during a raid you will be punished.

No roof cannons over Y Level 253
If you are found to be using or have used a roof cannon over Y Level 253, it will be removed and you will be punished.

Insiding
Stealing value from your faction or teleporting enemies into your base.
We will only refund items lost to insiding if there is detailed proof on what was lost

No multi-raiding
Multiple factions are not allowed to raid a single base at the same time.

Third party raid detection
Using any third party software to detect raids is not allowed.

Encasing spawners
Encasing your spawners with water/blocks is not allowed.

The following mechanics are disabled on the server:
- Left shooting cannons
- Tnt blows up lava, making regen walls not possible




Rules specific to our Survival server
Overclaiming Land
When a Party no longer has enough power to protect their land (due to players leaving the party), it will be possible for other parties to overclaim some of their land. Party leaders are responsible for managing their power.

Please report parties who do not have enough power to support their claimed land and the party will be asked to remove some of their land to match their power. Overclaiming to steal/grief is not allowed.

Boosting Power
Alts are not allowed to be added to any party. Using alts to boost party power, regardless of the party they belong too, is not allowed. If caught, an administrator will verify and ban all of the alt accounts, as well as kick them from the party.

TPA Killing
Tricking players into teleporting to you, which ends up being a trap to kill them is unfair, and is not allowed. Also applies to Skyblock, Islands and Olympus.

Property in Wilderness
Bases, including chests, spawners and other items placed in wilderness are not considered protected. You may lock some items with signs, but this does not guarantee their safety. When placing locked chests in wilderness, leave the bottom chest in each stack empty to prevent items being removed with hoppers.



Rules specific to our Creative server

Inappropriate Builds
Inappropriate Builds, such as penises and swastikas, will be immediately cleared and may result in ban. This applies to all servers that allow building.

Roleplaying in public chat
Roleplaying is not allowed in public chat. Use /plot chat for roleplays or /g for group chats.

Hacked Items
Using external mods, you are allowed to do stuff like set Sharpness 100 on a Milk Bucket. However items with enchantments like Unbreaking 111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111, are not allowed as they can crash clients.

Lag/Crash Plots
Plots that significantly lower the FPS of others causing extreme lag or even causing a player to crash are not allowed and will be cleared and may result in ban. If it is obvious that the laggy plot was not intentional, then a ban will not be given, just a warning.




Rules specific to our Skyblock and Islands servers


Speed/Fly/Disguises in Warzone
Donators that use /speed, fly or disguises in the warzone will be warned, and banned if they continue to use it.

Island Hopping
Joining other peoples islands just to take their stuff is not allowed, and is considered griefing under our global rules.

TPA Killing
Tricking players into teleporting to you, which ends up being a trap to kill them is unfair, and is not allowed. Also applies to Islands, Olympus and Survival.




Rules specific to our KitPvP server

Trade Room Scamming
Scamming players in the trade rooms is not allowed. You will be banned, and the scammed items will be returned.

TPA Killing
KitPvP is the only server that allows TPA killing.

Teaming
This rule is currently not enforced, but we discourage teams of over 2. (This doesn't mean alliances, this means going around as a group killing people). If scenarios like this happen, Dacon will come on and beat y'all up with p4.




Rules specific to our Parkour server


Abusing Glitches/Bugs
Abusing a Glitch/Bug on Parkour will result in a locked rank which prevents earning gems or score on courses.

AFK Violations
AFK-ing and AFK jumping to earn a position on the leaderboards is considered cheating. Players who AFK or AFK jump excessively may be sent to hub at staff’s discretion. Excessive AFK violations will result in a ban from server leaderboards.

Trolling/Trapping
Spam closing and opening a trapdoor on parkour so a player cannot get past is not allowed.




Rules specific to our Olympus server

Pay is Disabled
Pay is intentionally disabled. Any means to bypass this are not allowed.

Alt Plot Boosting
Alts are not allowed to own plots. If caught, an administrator will verify and ban all of the alt accounts, as well as delete any extra plots.

Schematica
Schematica mod is not allowed

Lag/Crash Plots
Plots that significantly lower the FPS of others causing extreme lag or even causing a player to crash are not allowed and will be cleared and may result in ban. If it is obvious that the laggy plot was not intentional, then a ban will not be given, just a warning.

Inappropriate Builds
Inappropriate Builds, such as penises and swastikas, will be immediately cleared and may result in ban. This applies to all servers that allow building.

TPA Killing
Tricking players into teleporting to you, which ends up being a trap to kill them is unfair, and is not allowed. Also applies to Skyblock, Islands and Olympus.

Plot Boosting

Each donor rank is allocated a specific number of plots to build bases, farms, grinders, etc. Plot boosting occurs when a player merges with another player(s) (active, inactive or alt) to gain access to more income. Merging plots with other players is strongly discouraged as it leads to potential bans from leaderboards or realms for plot boosting.

Any player that achieves a spot on the leaderboard or any server awarded prizes (such as begin/end of season rewards) using shared plots will have their situation evaluated to determine prize eligibility. Prizes are awarded at owner’s discretion and decisions will be made at the end of any contests.

Some, but not all, situations that may affect leaderboards, server prizes, and local bans are:
  • Deals that promise something on another game mode or realm
  • Deals with unequal distribution of profit
  • Deals that provide income from more than their allotted number of plots.
  • Deals that intentionally evade the limits on plots per active player
  • Negotiating access to extra income plots for membership in a clan



Use common sense
If you think it may be against the rules, don't post it, or privately ask a Staff Member.


No offensive content
If it is going to offend someone, reconsider your post.

No excessive foul language or caps
A little is okay, but anything deemed excessive is not allowed.

No spam posts
Don't make short and pointless posts. If you like the content and want to show the OP, use the Like button, rather than just saying "Nice", etc.

No advertising
Do not advertise for other servers or unapproved websites through the use of links, images, videos, etc.
Sites such as Imgur are fine for uploading pictures if necessary.


Do not talk about hacks, cheats, or glitches
The only place these things should be discussed is with Staff Members in the Bug or Player Report sections.

Do not ask for Likes
If users like your content, they will Like it on their own volition.

Do not abuse the tagging system
@Users and @Groups can be tagged. Do not abuse this feature.

Do not make alternate accounts
Do not make alternate accounts, especially if your main account has been banned.

Do not 'backseat moderate'
If you see someone breaking any of these rules, use the Report button.

Do respect others
This not only includes just people at ManaCube, but everyone else too.

Do post in the correct section
If you are not sure where to post, ask a Staff Member.

Do use the formats provided
When posting Staff Applications, Player Reports, Ban Appeals, etc, use the format provided in the section.

Do speak English

If you break the forum rules, you may be at risk of receiving a warning.
Warning points last for 1 month, and while you are at or above 3 points, you will be in a Banned state, unable to post new content, or reply to existing content.



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Last edited: 8/22/2019