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NOTE

This document is subject to change when needed to fit the needs of the community at any point in time. Staff members have final say in all situations. Community Directors have the full authority to override any previous rulings and to act in favor of the community and issue rulings when needed in the case of incidents that do not meet the definition of stated rules but still cause harm to the server/its players.

Ban times may vary based on admin discretion.

Offense

Definition

Punishment

Deathmatching (RDM/VDM)

Deathmatching (a.k.a., random deathmatching, vehicle deathmatching) is the act of randomly killing or harming another player without any roleplay reason.

  • EX: Player 1 shoots Player 2 because it's Monday and he forgot to pay their bills in real life.

7 day ban (168h)

Revenge Killing/NLR

Revenge killing (RK)/NLR is the act of killing another player for killing you or someone you are associated with.

  • EX: Player 1 is killed by Player 2. Player 1 comes back to life and kills Player 2 for killing them.

  • EX: Player 1 is killed by Player 2. Player 1 comes back to life and kills Player 3, Player 2’s wife.

3 day ban (72h)

Power Gaming

Powergaming is inflicting unrealistic forms of roleplay on other players.

  • EX: Player 1 forces an RP situation where he “grabs Player 2 and cuffs him”, in the act of this, he does not do “/do Do you comply to being cuffed”. This breaches RP and creates a situation where Player 2 would be unable to resist arrest if they please.

Kick from server

Metagaming

Metagaming is the act of using out-of-character information for in-game roleplay.

  • EX: Player 1 is kidnapped and has their phone removed from them. Player 1 says to Player 2 over teamspeak that they are being kidnapped and tell them where they are going even though they do not have a cell phone.

1 day ban (24h)

Combat/Arrest Logging

Combat/Arrest Logging is leaving the server to avoid death/combat/arrest.

  • EX: Player 1 leaves to server to avoid being killed/mugged by Player 2.

2 day ban (48h)

FailRP

FailRP is the act of committing an action that is not realistic. (If you think someone is FailRPing do not interrupt the scene bring it to an admin in discord.)

  • EX: Player 1 car surfs on Player 2’s car while they speed down the highway.

  • EX: Player 1 is held at gunpoint and told to give up their money. Player 1 refuses and keeps telling the robber just to kill him to “get it over with”.

5 day ban (120h)

Restricted Roleplay

Restricted roleplay would be roleplaying a situation that has to be granted by a staff member before hand. This rule is in place specifically to prevent unwanted forms of roleplay that are generally unwanted by the community. The restrictions to types of roleplay are as follows.

  • Terrorist situation

    • Requires Administrator

  • Sexual Assault

    • Requires OOC permission from all parties involved

    • Pediophillia is not allowed under any circumstances

1 day ban (24h)

Trolling

Trolling is the act of purposefully disrupting the flow of roleplay.

  • EX: Player 1 sees an on-going traffic stop on the side of the highway. Player 1 decides to hit the officer and the other party with their car for no reason.

  • EX: Player 1 screams constantly into their mic.

7 day ban (168h)

Bullying

Bullying is making fun of or harassing another player for any sort of reason.

  • EX: Player 1 insults Player 2 because he is gay IRL.

  • EX: Player 1 constantly tells other players how much of a failure Player 2 is.

7 day ban (168h)

Toxicity

Toxicity is defined as bringing unwanted attitudes into the community. A person who is toxic would insult others for any personal views they may have or constantly causing problems because they want to. There is a difference between having an opinion and forcing your opinion on other people.

  • EX: Player 1 calls Player 2 a terrorist because he said he was Muslim.

  • EX: Player 1 says Player 2 is useless and a horrible person because they share a different view than Player 1.

7 day ban (168h)

Impersonation of a Staff Member

Impersonation of a Staff Member is claiming that you are apart of the staff team when in fact, you are not a member of the Visionary Roleplay staff team.

  • EX: Player 1 asks in OOC for a staff member. Player 2, a non-staff member says in OOC that they are in fact a staff member and can help.

4 day ban (96h)

New Life Rule

The New Life Rule is essentially saying that you forget anything that has happened in your “past lives”. This exclude essential information (i.e., you name, your house, your job). You do not remember non-essential information (i.e., where you died, who killed you, the events leading up to your death). If you become incapacitated, and are revived, you can remember information leading up to your “knock out”. If you are not revived and are sent to the hospital/hotel, you cannot remember the non-essential information

  • EX: Player 1 is killed by Player 2. Player 1 does not remember who Player 2 is in regards to his death and cannot call the police, ask Player 2 why he was killed (unless RDM is involved), or make it known that Player 2 was the killer.

  • EX: Player 1 is knocked unconscious by Player 2 and is revived by someone. If Player 1 saw who hit him/her, they can call the police and alert them of the situation because they never died.

7 day ban (168h)

Providing False Information

Providing False Information is when a staff member asks you questions relating to an ongoing incident and you lie to them to protect someone else/because you don’t want to help.

  • EX: Player 1 tells a staff member that they do not know who Player 2 is although they are on discord/teamspeak together and was just involved in RDM/FailRP.

5 day ban (120h)

Ban Evasion

Ban Evasion is leaving the server before being banned to make it harder for a staff member to ban a player.

  • EX: Player 1 is about to be banned for RDM. They leave the server before a staff member is able to take action.

14 day ban (336h) + prev. time

Exploiting the Server

Exploiting the Server is when a player uses a bug in a script for gain.

  • EX: Player 1 notices that a new script has a bug in it where it will expedite getting profit from the job and uses that bug to make money.

7 day ban (168h)

and loss of all assets, regardless of how they were attained.

Failure to Report

Failure to Report is when a player notices a rule breaker/exploitation/incident and fails to report it, allowing for the continuation of the incident/situation.

  • EX: Player 1 knows that Player 2 is exploiting a script, however fails to alert staff because they are friends.

3 day ban (72h)

Hacking

Hacking is when a player attempts/succeeds in altering the server/player data or causing disruption of server administration. Hacking typically leads to an unfair advantage.

  • EX: DDoS attack

Permanent ban

Advertising other Communities

Advertising other Communities is publicly posting links/contact methods/promotions for another community on Visionary Roleplay networks.

  • EX: Player 1 posts in OOC about his community he’s starting

  • EX: Player 1 posts in the website shoutbox a link to his own personal teamspeak3 server

3 day ban (72h)

Cop Baiting

Cop Baiting is when a player speeds past a cop with the intention to get into a chase and then cause harm to an officer

  • EX: Player 1 finds where a cop is located and then intentional speeds past the officer.

  • EX: Player 2 attempts to pull over the suspect for speeding.

  • EX: Player 1 finds an area to get out of his car and shot the officer for no reason

1 day ban (24h)

Teleporting

Teleporting is not to be used unless necessary.

  • EX: Player 1 Teleports to Player 2 for no valid reason.

Kick from server

No-Clip

No-Clip is not to be used unless necessary.

  • EX: Player 1 is flying around the map in No-Clip for no valid reason.

Kick from server

Play Your Role

A Role is the position you are playing.

You are to play your role as legitimate as possible.

  • EX: Player 1 Pulls over to the side of the road after arresting Player 2 and pulls a gun and shoots him for no valid reason.

See Conduct System in Protocols.

Value of Life Rule

The Value of Life Rule is establishing the value of a character's life as established by the roleplay environment. To Visionary Roleplay, we ask that all characters value their life as if it was their own. Violating this rule would fit into some of the examples as shown below.

  • EX: Player 1 is being held at gunpoint to give up $150. Player 1 just tells them to shoot them because they don’t want to deal with this.

2 day ban (48h)

Fear RP

Fear RP is a term that means you fear for your life in RP scenarios. If someone pulls a gun on you, you must abide by what they say. If someone has a weapon trained on your person and you decide to run, punch, or pull out a weapon and attack them - you are failing Fear RP. Remember, this is roleplay. Go along with it, you might actually have some fun.

2 day ban (48h)

Green Zone

Green Zones are areas, on the map, where PvP is not allowed.
The current green zones are as follows:

- Job Center (this includes the sidewalks and the parking lot around the building)
- Legion Garage/Plaza area (this includes the sidewalks and, of course, the plaza)

- Public Garages
- Clothing Stores
- Respawn Hospital
- Prison Exit

- Legal Civilian Job Start/Process/Sell Locations
- Los Santos Customs

7 day ban (168h)

AI Police Cars

You not to steal AI Police Cars. This is pointless and not a quality RP.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Register in CAD

You are to register your identity in the CAD before beginning RP.

Warning

Communication

Communication is key, which is why you need a microphone to play on Visionary Roleplay. Text chat may be used for role plain out an action, and is not for conversations, use Discord for that. /ooc should be used as little as possible.

No Microphone: Kick

Conversation in Text Chat: Warning, then Kick

Excess ooc: Warning, then Kick

Hostages

Hostages are to be kidnapped and not to be involved in the robbery. You are not to pay a hostage to be the hostage nor are they allowed to be your friends.

5 Day Ban (120h)

Low-Effort Roleplay

You are expected to put effort in your roleplay. Constantly shooting, running from police, etc in situations where it simply isn't called for may be considered low-effort rp. Example: Running from a traffic stop where you would only be getting a speeding ticket, etc. Example: Constantly robbing other players, or holding them at gunpoint, without reason.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Group Discords

Group Discord/TS are allowed, however, you shouldn't use them for in-character information (meta-gaming). If you are in an active RP scenario, things spoken in Discord/TS must also be spoken in-game. Staff may request access to said group Discord/TS for monitoring purposes.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Stream Sniping

We have quite a few content creators in the community. If you are watching their stream and you use any information from the stream in game it will be considered stream sniping/meta. If you are constantly showing up around the streamer, and they feel you're doing it on purpose, it may be considered stream sniping.

Removal from community

Quality of RP

We strive for a higher quality of RP at Visionary Roleplay. We want you to be original, creative and fun. If you are constantly taking "Easy" RP or not following along with RP then you may be subject to punishment. This includes any form of Fail RP.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Aircrafts

These are all the rules to follow involving Aircrafts (Planes, Helicopters, ect)

  • Aircraft should not be used as weapons. Accidents happen - If something happens and your aircraft kills someone, you'd better message me and let me know before they do.

 
  • The military base is off limits - even in emergencies - do not land there. period.

 
  • The heli pad on top of mission row is off limits.

 
  • Planes and helicopters should fly no lower than the highest building in the city (maze bank).

 
  • Under no circumstance should any air vehicle be landed on freeways, in the city, etc.

 
  • Planes may land @ the Sandy Strip/LS Airport/Grapeseed Air Strip. No where else.

 
  • Aircraft are not to be customised in any way.

 
  • You are not permitted to fly any aircraft that is not able to be purchased. This does not include the Huey for the heli-freight job, as it's required.

Permanent Ban

Corruption

Corruption within LEO, EMS, Fire is not allowed!

Removal from department

3 Day Ban (72h)

Driving

You wouldn’t drive offroad, up ramps, at 120mph without a damn good reason. You certainly wouldn’t survive a crash at 90mph. Don’t failrp when driving.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Robberies

Robberies are limited to 5 players max for bank heist's 3 players max for stores. Relaying information to or between characters(lookouts, radio communications) counts you as part of that scenario.

2 Day Ban (48h)

OOC

There is no OOC within the city. you are expected to remain in-character while connected. Take all OOC to discord.

1 Day Ban (24h)

Staff

DO NOT @Mention or DM the Staff. We love the community but we have a lot to maintain, We also like to RP as well. Use the Ticket Bot for Issues or Questions.

1 Day Ban (24h)

 
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New Rules 4/25/2019

Low-Effort Roleplay

You are expected to put effort in your roleplay. Constantly shooting, running from police, etc in situations where it simply isn't called for may be considered low-effort rp. Example: Running from a traffic stop where you would only be getting a speeding ticket, etc. Example: Constantly robbing other players, or holding them at gunpoint, without reason.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Group Discords

Group Discord/TS are allowed, however, you shouldn't use them for in-character information (meta-gaming). If you are in an active RP scenario, things spoken in Discord/TS must also be spoken in-game. Staff may request access to said group Discord/TS for monitoring purposes.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Stream Sniping

We have quite a few content creators in the community. If you are watching their stream and you use any information from the stream in game it will be considered stream sniping/meta. If you are constantly showing up around the streamer, and they feel you're doing it on purpose, it may be considered stream sniping.

Removal from community

Quality of RP

We strive for a higher quality of RP at Visionary Roleplay. We want you to be original, creative and fun. If you are constantly taking "Easy" RP or not following along with RP then you may be subject to punishment. This includes any form of Fail RP.

3 Day Ban (72h)

Aircrafts

These are all the rules to follow involving Aircrafts (Planes, Helicopters, ect)

  • Aircraft should not be used as weapons. Accidents happen - If something happens and your aircraft kills someone, you'd better message me and let me know before they do.

 
  • The military base is off limits - even in emergencies - do not land there. period.

 
  • The heli pad on top of mission row is off limits.

 
  • Planes and helicopters should fly no lower than the highest building in the city (maze bank).

 
  • Under no circumstance should any air vehicle be landed on freeways, in the city, etc.

 
  • Planes may land @ the Sandy Strip/LS Airport/Grapeseed Air Strip. No where else.

 
  • Aircraft are not to be customised in any way.

Permanent Ban

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Corruption

Corruption within LEO, EMS, Fire is not allowed!

Removal from department

3 Day Ban (72h)

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Driving

You wouldn’t drive offroad, up ramps, at 120mph without a damn good reason. You certainly wouldn’t survive a crash at 90mph. Don’t failrp when driving.

3 Day Ban (72h)

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Robberies

Robberies are limited to 5 players max for bank heist's 3 players max for stores. Relaying information to or between characters(lookouts, radio communications) counts you as part of that scenario.

2 Day Ban (48h)

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OOC

There is no OOC within the city. you are expected to remain in-character while connected. Take all OOC to discord.

1 Day Ban (24h)

Staff

DO NOT @Mention or DM the Staff. We love the community but we have a lot to maintain, We also like to RP as well. Use the Ticket Bot for Issues or Questions.

1 Day Ban (24h)

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