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Grand Theft Auto 5 Server Rules
Abusive or derogatory remarks towards members will not be tolerated.
Combat logging is defined as logging out before, during, or immediately after engaging in a role play situation. This will not be tolerated and will result in a ban.
Metagaming is defined as using any type of third party communication while logged into the server. Metagaming will not be tolerated and will result in a ban.
Civilians may not intentionally bait police officers with the intent to troll or initiate a pursuit.
The Game Administrator has the final say in an argument. If a player disagrees with their decision, they must post a ban appeal. Arguing with an Administrator will not be tolerated and may result in a ban appeal being denied.
Going AFK for extended periods of time while connected to the server will not be tolerated.
All players on the server must have a working microphone before engaging in player to player role play.
Stream sniping is defined as watching a players’ stream while connected to the server with the intent to benefit from their video in game. Stream sniping will not be tolerated.
Using cheats, hacks, or exploiting a bug on the game server will result in a permanent ban.
All players must create a realistic and proper role play name when creating a character. Using a well-known name is prohibited and will be reverted by an Administrator.
Random Deathmatch (RDM) is defined as killing a player without a proper role play reason. You may only kill another player if you have a legitimate reason.
Vehicle Deathmatch (VDM) is defined as killing a player by using a vehicle without a proper role play reason. You may only kill another player if you have a legitimate reason.
Completely disregarding the in game laws & server rules will result in a ban. There is no role play reason to violate the laws every time you are connected to the server.
Combat reviving is defined as reviving a player during, or immediately after the situation leading to the death has taken place. Combat reviving is not tolerated.
Police Officers may only revive players if there are no EMS or Fire personnel on duty. If an Officer revives a suspect, the arrest is no longer valid and the suspect shall be released.
Entering the Prison, Jail Facility, or Military Base without an escort from a Police Officer is prohibited. Realistically, a civilian will not make it past the security mechanisms in place.
Stealing any non-AI vehicle is prohibited until a vehicle lock system is implemented.
Stealing any AI emergency vehicle is prohibited.
Police Officers, Firefighters, and Medical Personnel must be in their respective TeamSpeak channels while on duty. These channels will act as a radio for all agencies.
Players may not leave vehicles on spawn points. Doing this will not allow other players to spawn their vehicles.
Intentionally failing to role play will not be tolerated. All players must role play every situation they engage themselves in. All players must also value their life and react to deadly situations as they would in real life.
Prior to creating a gang, it must be comprised of at least five active players.
Poor leadership of a gang will not be accepted. The leader of the gang is responsible for everyone in the gang and will be banned if the gang cannot adhere to role play standards.
If a gang fails to adhere to role play standards and server rules, they will receive a gang strike.
1st Strike : Written Warning logged in the staff section.
2nd Strike : All gang activities are terminated for twenty-four hours. Members in the gang may not roll together until the time restriction is lifted.
3rd Strike : Gang will be terminated. Any future gang requests with similar members will be denied.
Changes to the rules should be expected for the next couple of weeks while we encounter new situations with our player base. All new changes to the rules will be marked in green.