NB: Adherence to these rules shall be determined at the sole discretion of L2Alternative Staff and Moderators. Any content that violates these guidelines through explicit or suggested languages , or links is subject to deletion. Please note that actions taken will be considered on a case by case basis and may thus result in more severe actions. Please keep in mind that the categories listed below are not exhaustive and inappropriate conduct of any kind may lead to content removal or loss of posting privileges. Thank you.


Inapropriate Language

When: Using bad language. Please use proper language and keep your posts clean and proper.
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offences.

Spamming, Flaming, Trolling


When: Trying to deliberately offend or provoke other users. Do not post any content irrelevant to the topic mentioned in the thread.
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offences.


Hacks, Exploits and Malicious Programs

When: Any use and promotion of hacks, exploits and malicious software is strictly forbidden, including the mentioning of names, the posting of screenshots, links, downloads and / or instructions. If you are not sure about the legality of the program, modification or a process, please feel free to contact a moderator or staff member directly (via PM) .
What: Permanent ban and potential loss of game play privileges.


Multiple/Alternate Accounts

When: Using of alternative, basic, or sub-accounts on the forums in general is not restricted. However using those to circumvent punishment, bump your own threads or manipulate poll results is not allowed. Should a user still choose to use alternate accounts for spalling or other violations, the established forum rules apply and all infractions will affect his main account.
What: Alternate accounts being used inappropriately will be permanently banned. The primary account is subject to a temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offenses.


Impersonating L2 ALTG Staff, GMs, and Moderators

When: Impersonating of AlternativeGamers employees or volunteer personnel ( including, but not limited to GMs, Moderators, and Support Volunteers) in order to mislead another user.
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offenses.


Discussing Bans, Suspensions, and Infractions

When: Content related to disciplinary actions is considered private information between AlternativeGamers and the affected party. This includes, but is not limited to infractions, forum suspensions or bans, in-game suspensions or bans, appeals.
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offenses.


Threats, Defamation, and Harassment

When: Threatening or harassing other users. If you have an issue with another community member, solve it via PM messages.
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offenses.


Discrimination

When: Discrimination of any kind. This includes content that could be construed as discrimination against a particular race, natinality, ethnicity, Gender, Sexual Preferences, Language, Religion, Age, Group of Players ( e.g. Rating, Experience, Mode preference, etc.)
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offenses.


Illegal, Obscene, and Mature Content

When: Discussion of illegal, obscene, adult, morally questionable, and other sensitive topics / avatars / signatures. Examples of topics that are not appropriate for this site, such as software piracy, politically controversial events and opinions, controlled substances, and any subject considered "18+" or "Adult", graphic violence
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offenses.


Advertising

When: Do not use this forum for advertising purposes. This includes referral links, website promotions ( except for fan sites) and product placement. Content that benefits the game is usually tolerated - if you are unsure, contact a moderator or our staff member.
What: Temporary or permanent ban, depending on severity and previous offenses.


NB: Appealing a forum infraction, suspension, or ban -


Please feel free to PM the forum administrator with your account name and reason for appeal. Abuse of the appeal system will result in all appeals related to your account being ignored. Excessive abuse may result in permanent loss of forum or game play privileges.


NB: Report rule breaking content
Please use the Report Post function to report any inappropriate content to the forum moderation team. This tool is the most effective way for you to help us keep this site clean