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Rebels At War Code of Conduct


About Us

  • For the most part, a group of mature adults who enjoy playing online FPS and Survival type games.
  • Our family members and children also enjoy our servers, making our servers Family Friendly.
  • Therefore we believe in maintaining a gaming environment free of bad language, racism, and cheating.
  • Promoting good sportsmanship and conduct based on the golden rule."Treat others as you would like to be treated."

  • Purpose Of This Code Of Conduct

    To establish a baseline for conduct across all of our servers, and forums.
    And detail eligibility, duties and policies of Clan Organization, Membership and Administrative Groups.

    1. General Rules for All of our Game and Voice Servers

    1.1 Language and content

    Foul Language, Sexual Content, and Racism will not be tolerated in written (in game chat, and posts), or verbal form (in game voice chat, or voice server, such as TeamSpeak, Discord, etc.). Language and content shall be kept to a family friendly, Rated "G" nature. Refrain from political discussions as they usually cause discontent among those who may not share your political views.

    1.2 Voice chat

    TeamSpeak use (must be set to push to talk) is recommended for all members. With special allowances or exceptions made at the discretion of the Senior Admin Group, for children and non English speaking members. Your name in TeamSpeak shall be the same as your RAW member name. Senior Admins are distinguishable on TeamSpeak by an SA designation at the end of their name. Admins are distinguishable on TeamSpeak by an A designation at the end of their name.

    1.3 Player Names, including Clan Tags

    Player names and clan tags must adhere to the language and content rule listed above in section 1.1.

    1.4 Conduct in Game

    All players, including member and non member alike are expected to behave in a manner exhibiting good sportsmanship. The use of cheats, glitches or hacks are strictly prohibited. Players shall not argue with Admins and/or Senior Admins. Any grievances must be handled via the appropriate forum section, and not publicly on TeamSpeak, in game voice chat, or in game text chat. Players will not engage in behavior that disrupts the game. Disruptive game play is anything that results in a large number of complaints or evacuation of players from the server.

    1.5 Game Specific Rules

    Rules for Specific Games or Specific Servers are posted on our forums and are explained on the perspective game server via "opening screen",
    "in game scrolling messages", and/or server information screens specific to those games.



    2. Conduct on non RAW Servers

    RAW members are expected to behave on non RAW Servers in a manner becoming of a RAW member,
    and obeying all of the rules set by those respective server owners, and Admins.



    3. Grievance Resolution

    RAW members and guests alike are expected to settle differences in a civilized and respectable manner, amongst themselves first. If these differences and grievances cannot be resolved amongst themselves, they may be brought to the attention of the Board of Directors for review and resolution. The Board of Directors shall then make a recommendation for resolution to the Senior Admin Group, and the Senior Admin Group will discuss the recommendation and vote on the resolution of the dispute. Failure to abide by the Senior Admin Groups final decision, may result in a permanent ban from all RAW servers and privileges.

     


    4.Server Bans and Appeals

    If any individual is banned by an admin from any of our servers, they may request an appeal by posting their appeal in the appropriate forum on our website. The Senior Admin Group shall have 7 days to review the plaintiff's appeal and render a decision. Failure to abide by the Senior Admin Groups final decision, may result in a permanent ban from all RAW servers and privileges.



    5. Enforcement of rules

    Every member and guest alike is expected to read and agree to abide by these rules. Admins and Senior Admins shall warn violators at least twice, and kick at least twice, only then followed by a temporary ban, and then followed by a permanent ban with the approval of a Senior Admin. Then post the ban information under the "Banned Players" section of the forums. RAW reserves the right to remove any player it deems necessary from any RAW server in order to maintain peace and harmony in the clan.



    6. Clan Membership

    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for RAW membership, or have a written and/or verbal consent from a parent or legal guardian presented to RAW Senior Admins.
    • Applicants must post an official request for membership in the RAW forums.
    • Applicants are not required to pay any dues or fees as a result of membership in the clan.
    • Applicants must be on the RAW TeamSpeak server for two weeks, so that clan members have a chance to meet and know the potential recruit, before the official recruitment period may commence. This period may be longer or shorter as deemed necessary by the Senior Admin Group for special circumstances.
    • Applicants' gaming background will be researched using databases from anti cheat services such as but not limited to Punk Buster, and Battle Eye.
    • Applicants must have a current RAW member sponsor them.
    • Applicants must agree to abide by this code of conduct.
    • When instructed applicants will put [RAWr] in front of their name on TeamSpeak and in game.
    • Recruits must be on TeamSpeak while gaming on RAW servers.
    • Membership to be determined by current RAW members' majority vote to pass.
    • Family of RAW Members in good standing are exempt from all other enrollment requirements, and must abide by the code of conduct. The sponsoring RAW member is solely responsible for the behavior of said RAW Family Member. And the sponsor must post their intention in the appropriate forum along with the RAW Family Member's gaming name. RAW Members will not affiliate private servers by name, in-game text, or by any other means to RAW clan members without specific permission from the Senior Administrator Group. RAW members may not simultaneously possess membership in any other FPS clan or Survival type gaming clan.

     


    7. Admin Group and Senior Admin Group Membership

  • RAW members may be invited into the Admin Group or the Senior Admin Group, by a majority vote from the existing Senior Admin Group members.
  • Admins are required to pay dues of $5 per month and Senior Admins are required to pay dues of $15 per month via PayPal.


  • 8. Termination of Membership

    • RAW members and Administrators may meet to deal with hostile or disobedient members to discuss their membership.
    • A majority vote by the Senior Admin Group is necessary to terminate membership.
    • Administrators responsible for a member's ban, may not take part in the member's appeals process.
    • Sponsored family members who do not meet the minimum age requirement will terminate membership if their sponsor leaves the clan voluntarily or otherwise.
    • RAW members who quit the clan of their own choice relinquish all rights and site privileges enjoyed by a RAW member.
    • They can enjoy the use of RAW servers and the website in the same manner as any other member of the public.


    9. Clan Organization, Structure, Policies, and Duties

    Board of Directors

    Eligibility: Candidates must have served for at least 2 months as a Senior Admin, and be up-to-date on dues.

    • The Board of Directors is not a leadership body.
    • Terms will be six months in duration.
    • Board members are ineligible for back-to-back terms.
    • Board of Director Positions will be chosen by popular vote.

    Board of Directors Duties: Conduct appeals and any related clan discipline. Ensure recruitment standards, sponsorship, and policies are maintained.


    Senior Administrators

    Eligibility: Individuals must be a clan member for at least 4 months. Served in the Admin Group for 2 months, and/or be invited to join by the Senior Admin Group

    • Required to contribute $15 per month in support for Clan expenses.
    • Have full administrative rights to manage all RAW servers, warn, kick, and ban problem players.
    • May Propose policies for vote and bring issues to the board of directors.
    • Have voting rights in all clan matters.
    • Senior Admins have the authority to remove operator bans (server auto-bans) on a routine basis. Bans not listed in the banned players forum will be considered auto-bans.
    • Once a RAW member has served on the Senior Admin Group they may retain Admin status on TeamSpeak permanently if they resigned/left the council under honorable circumstances.
    • Delinquent Senior Admins will be automatically removed from the group after 30 days of non-payment. Reinstatement will include payment of back dues and approval from the Senior Admin Group.

    Secret Squirrels

    Eligibility: Must be a member in good standing of the Senior Admin Group.

    Duties: Secret Squirrels will investigate new recruits and post their findings in the appropriate forum. If the Secret Squirrels find any reason to halt the recruiting process, the process will not go forward until the Senior Admin Group has debated the issue.


    Administrators

    Eligibility: Individuals must be a clan member for at least 2 months. Must be approved by the Senior Admin Group.

    • Admins must contribute $5 per month in support for Clan expenses.
    • Admins may warn, kick and temp ban problem players from RAW servers.
    • Once a RAW member has served on the Admin Group they may retain Admin rights on TeamSpeak permanently if they resigned/left the council under honorable circumstances.
    • Delinquent Admins will be automatically removed from the council after 30 days of non-payment. Reinstatement will include payment of back dues and approval from the Senior Admin Group.

    RAW Members

    • Are not required to pay dues.
    • Have no voting rights in clan matters.
    • Have no administrative rights.
    • Are encouraged to vote in recruit membership polls.

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