Server rules

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Failure to comply with these rules will get you warned, muted and/or banned.

Important Notes

  • You must be aged 13 years or above in order to play.

Bans will be permanent for players under 13, due to COPPA regulations.

  • Rule enforcements are up to the direction of staff members, please don't argue with the staff against an enforcement.

If you need need clarification regarding an enforcement, you can enqire staff about it.

  • All of these rules are heavily enforced by staff members.

Minecraft server rules

  1. No hacking, cheating, duping or exploiting.
    • Keep all cheating away from our community.
    • Mini-maps, Optifine, and other cosmetic mods are allowed.
  2. Be respectful. Do not kill or tp-trap other players.
    • Do not purposefully ruin the experiences of other players.
  3. No griefing at all. Even abandoned/unclaimed bases.
    • Breaking/modifying any blocks without permission is considered griefing.
    • This is not allowed in any capacity. You will be punished.
    • Exception: You can modify builds in a village that you own.
  4. No advertising of any kind.
    • Casual references to other servers are permissible, but incessantly bringing them up or actively trying to recruit players for them qualifies as advertising.
    • Do not use our community to advertise any other content we do not endorse.
  5. Non-approved bot accounts are not allowed.
    • No botting or use of programs that enable this behavior.
  6. Do not impersonate any player. No namesquatting.
    • You must pay for the game to play.
    • Suspicious accounts may be subject to password resets.
  7. Do not claim close to another town.
    • Keep your town far enough away from other player's towns to prevent claim issues.
    • The only exception to this rule if the other town(s) agrees to it.
  8. Do not automate farms using external programs.
  9. Do not ban or mute evade, you will double your punishment.
    • This includes using in-game chat Discord channels when muted.
  10. No politics or religious discussion in chat.
    • Do not discuss politics or religion in the server.
  11. No NSFW of any kind and use only English
    • This includes all chat deemed to be NSFW; this kind of content is not allowed, including all and any structures that are deemed to be NSFW.
    • Only English is allowed in the chat, and usage of derogatory language is not allowed.
    • This rule includes signs, /msg (and variants), /mail, and this very wiki.
      • Private communications, including messages ("/msg", "/whisper", etc.) and mail ("/mail"), may be conducted in languages other than English. However, these communications must comply with all community standards.
    • Please be aware that staff monitoring includes oversight of all mail and direct messages to ensure rule compliance. For conversations requiring complete privacy, users are encouraged to seek alternative communication methods outside of the Minecraft Server and Discord.
    • Staff are not obligated to moderate in other languages
  12. AFK'ing/idling and farming
    • Money/resources gained via AFK'ing only is not allowed.
    • You may use an alt account to idle only if the farm requires one to function.
    • Leaving a farm to run whilst AFK to lag the server is not allowed.

Discord server rules

  1. No advertising.
    • Refrain from advertising or self-promotion in the server or direct messages.
  2. No NFSW content.
    • All content including profiles should follow server guidelines, avoiding NSFW, disruptive, racist, or hateful material.
  3. No disrespect or drama.
    • Refrain from disrespect, harassment, or accusations against other players. Address issues with Staff via ticket.
  4. No spamming or being off-topic.
    • Use channels as intended; do not attempt to spam.
  5. Piracy is never allowed.
    • Accessing resources without a legitimate paid Minecraft account is not allowed.
    • Do not engage in discussion of pirated content; i.e.: NO links to illegal content.
  6. No politics or religious discussion.
    • Do not discuss politics or religion in the server.
  7. No cheating, glitching, nor exploiting.
    • Everything is at staff discretion; just play fair to avoid any issues.
    • Discretely report these to ⁠the #helpdesk channel on the Discord server for a reward instead.
  8. You must follow Discord TOS and Guidelines.
    • Follow Discord's Terms of Service and Guidelines. Users must be 13+.

Detailed rules

  1. NSFW content is not allowed on both in-game and on the Discord server, including but not limited to
    • Vulgar/Explicit content
    • Homophobia
    • Racism
    • 18+ discussions
    • Any content deemed inappropriate by staff
  2. Be respectful towards other players and staff members alike.
    • Be kind.
    • Stop when you are told to.
    • Do not harass or bully anyone on the server.
    • Do not attempt at starting drama
    • Do not kill or teleport-trap players
    • Do not advertise anything unrelated to RetroMC or posting other servers' IP addresses or domain names.
    • Do not build near towns or builds that aren't yours
    • Do not send disrespectful messages towards other players
    • Keeping content within their specified channels;
      • Screenshots are bridged and any off-topic images will get your account warned/muted/banned.
    • Follow Discord TOS and guidelines
  3. No griefing or altering builds that aren't yours.
    • No destroying blocks
    • No taking blocks
    • No placing blocks where there shouldn't be blocks
    • No taking over a base that isn't yours, even if they're abandoned or unclaimed
    • No living in bases that aren't yours, even if they're abandoned or unclaimed
    • No using farms that aren't yours unless permitted, even if they're abandoned or unclaimed
    • Exception: You can modify builds in villages that you specifcially own.
  4. No hacking, cheating, duping, glitching, or exploiting bugs.
    • Do not use bugs to gain an unfair advantage.
    • If you find a bug, please report it in a ticket to #helpdesk channel on the Discord server.
    • Do not use macros or autoclickers while AFKing in mobfarms, automation programs such as baritone are prohibited.
    • Do not use non-approved alternative or bot accounts for your own advantage.
    • Do not transmutate and create crash slabs or abuse piston bugs that give you an economic advantage on the server.
    • Do not use any form of X-ray texture packs, mods or glitches.
  5. Exceptions
    Cosmetic, quality-of-life, Optifine, mini-maps, and non-cheating mods are allowed.
    • If you are unsure of what is allowed, please open a support ticket in #helpdesk.
  6. Pirated/cracked/namesquatting software or accounts are not permitted.
    • You must legally own the game to play.
    • Any suspicious usernames may have their password reset, and/or kicked from the game.
    • No impersonating or using other players' usernames.
  7. No ban/mute evasion; this will double your punishment.
    • Do not use alternate accounts after being punished.
    • Do not use in-game commands or features to get around your mute.
    • Chatting in the in-game chat channels when muted or banned.