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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:38 am 
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It's a short list, and actually just common sense:

1) Warn about major spoilers (but don't overdo either) Add a SPOILER tag in the title if needed, or hide text using the spoiler forum feature. But please, don't go too far. It is only a spoiler if it's actually some important twist or revelation, or a puzzle solution. Someone betraying you *is* a spoiler, but saying what is the best weapon to kill undead or where is area X is *not* a spoiler.

2) Be respectful to everyone. Any form of personal attack is forbidden, no matter the reason, who is in the right, or who started it; if you disagree with someone that's fine, just don't call them names. Don't harass other posters, and that includes PMs.

3) Some topics are off-limits. Don't discuss any of this, even to admonish the user that starts it:
  • Exiled Kingdoms licensing policy / pricing / begging for discounts or codes.
  • Discussion about cheats/tampering/modificacion/exploits of the game. To report an exploit, PM me directly.
  • Spam, or links to promote your commercial products or website.
  • Real world polemic topics such as religion and politics.
  • Money exchange among forum users or sharing payment information.
  • Anything that is not appropiate for the game's rating (PG17).

4) Keep things neat and in order. this includes the following:
  • Before opening a new topic, search if the question was asked before. Search really works!
  • Use informative titles for new topics. "I have a question" is a terrible title, imagine if all topics had a title like that.
  • Try to stay in topic. If you want to ask about something else, open a new thread. We're not very strict about this one, but if you feel the new discussion is interesting, it is better to place it where someone can eventually find it in the future under the right title.
  • Try not to refloat/necro very old topics. In most cases it is better to start a new one (sometimes it might be alright but try not to abuse, or we'd be flooding in outdated info).

5) Don't abuse Private Messages (PM):
  • Unless there's a clear reason for your message being private, please make a public post instead. The idea behind a public forum is having hundreds of potential users answering your query, thus getting faster and more accurate responses.
  • The developer and forum admins might ignore your message if it is about a topic that should have been public. This includes asking for game hints or providing feedback.
  • Remember that the rules about "being nice" apply to PMs as well. Don't harass other users.

The moderators might move your topic to a different forum or edit it (with or without notice) to comply with these rules.

Thanks for your kind attention, please resume your adventuring and/or tavern gossiping ;)

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:30 pm 
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Small clarification added regarding spoilers, because I see people is going too far sometimes with the tags, putting whole conversations in spoiler tags, about inane things :)

Talk freely about the game, just don't spoil the little surprises and twists.

"Weapon X is in Nayau Tomb" is not really a spoiler. But "this person will actually betray you later in the quest" or "the solution to the puzzle is..." are spoilers and should be tagged. I hope that's clearer now.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:08 pm 
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Expanded and detailed point four.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:08 am 
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Added a note about sending me PMs.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:39 pm 
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"The moderators might move your topic to a different forum or edit it (with or without notice) to comply with these rules."

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:02 pm 
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Added new topic out of limits for discussion: "Money exchange among forum users or sharing payment information. "

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:04 pm 
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Added a fifth section specific to PMs.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:35 pm 
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Clarified the "necro/refloat" point. It is now more of a recommendation rather than a hard rule.

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