We've updated some of our game server rules to more accurately reflect how we've been moderating our servers for several months.
- The "Abusive Language Used as Slang" rule has been removed from the Tier-3 section.
- The "Abusive Language" rule has been relocated from the Tier-2 section to the Tier-3 section.
Although we've been operating this way for several months, we've collectively agreed that the word nigga can often be used in a non-bigoted way, and that we should not punish for it. An example of this would be someone saying, "what's up my niggas?!". If a player uses the word nigga to target other players, harass others, or if they use the word in a bigoted context, the rule breaker will be reprimanded as normal.
- Inappropriate Sprays are now classified into two categories: Tier 2 (Shock, gore, & sexual acts) & Tier 3 (Nudity)
The update to our spray policy allows us to be more fair with how we handle spray reports. Sprays that incorporate genitalia will fall under the tier 3 category of our tiered-ban system. Sprays that incorporate sexual acts, shock, or gore will fall under Tier 2. If a person sprays a picture that does not include genitalia but does include a butt or breasts without nipples, they will not be reprimanded as long as no other rules are broken.
Although our policy is updating, we still expect our members (official members and server regulars) to set an example for other players. This post is not a license to freely use "nigga" in every line of chat on the server or to push the boundaries for sprays either.