Rules

GENERAL POLICIES


Disputing a payment or charging back to Valatic will result in a permanent ban from our server. There is no way to get unbanned for this, if you have an issue with your purchase please reach out to us on our support discord. We are always here to help!

Support Links

Need support? https://valatic.net/support For all support inquires, submit bug-reports, and more.

Applications & Appeals https://valatic.net/applications Submit an application to join our team for various departments such as developer or staff member. Or submit a punishment appeal.

Using any alternative method to connect to our Minecraft server or Discord when punished is considered punishment evasion. Using a VPN or proxy is never allowed.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Using an alternative account to connect to our server or discord when your account is banned.
  • Using signs in game to communicate when you are muted.
  • Using a VPN or Proxy to connect to the server when you are banned.
  • Joining our discord server to chat when your account is muted or timed out.

Using exploits or abusing bugs to serve as an advantage on your end is not allowed. It is your responsibilty to report any exploits found, not doing so can result in punishment.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Using hacks, exploits, or abusing unintended game mechanics to dupe or give yourself an unfair advantage.
  • Abusing spawners/having spawners found anywhere other than cave dungeons.

You cannot falsely report innocent players if you know they did not do anything wrong. You cannot make allegations against someone who is not guilty.

GAMEPLAY GUIDELINES


Spoiling the gameplay of others by using methods that would give you an unfair advantage is against the rules. If you are found to be guilty of this it will result in punishment.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Using a hacked or modded client to give you an unfair advantage over other members.
  • Using xray or similar mods to find ores or other players bases.
  • Using autoclicker, macros, scripting, drag clicking, or altering your mouse in any way to increase your CPS or afk farm.
  • Using hacks, exploits, or abusing unintended game mechanics to dupe or give yourself an unfair advantage.

We do not allow the use of hacked clients or third party modifications that tamper with system files. Any use of these may cause your game to not function as originially intended and result in an unfair advantage regardless of your intentions.

Examples of what IS allowed

  • Client performance improvement modifications like Optifine that improve FPS (frames per second) without making changes to the game itself.
  • Brightness & Gamma Modifiers
  • Cosmetic and HUD (Head-Up Display) Modifiers that change the look of your game without giving you an unfair advantage. NOTE:(Mini-maps, other player health/armor indicators, player distance/range, etc. are not permitted)
  • Shaders that change only the look of the game without giving you an unfair advantage such as making non-transparent blocks transparent or allowing you to see through objects you normally could not.
  • Gameplay recorders that allow for recording and playback of gameplay.
  • Badlion Client, Lunar Client, etc. provided they do not include modifications that give you an unfair advantage or are strictly prohibited on our server by themselves. Use of these clients is at your own risk and it is your responsibility to make sure all mods are allowed on our server.

All of the forementioned acts are not allowed on our servers to ensure a safe friendly community. Unless a specified game-mode allows it, it is not allowed on our servers.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Trying to pass off fake in-game items as real ones to other players.
  • Griefing players by destroying their builds or lavacasting.
  • Killing players who have pvp toggled off.
  • Claiming land within close proximity of someone else's claimed area without permission or claiming a build you did not build.
  • Setting homes or warps within another players build or claim.
  • Stealing in-game currency or items from other players bases in game modes where is it not specifically allowed.
  • Creating lag machines or malicious items to crash the server.
  • Using hacks, exploits, or abusing unintended game mechanics to dupe or give yourself an unfair advantage.
  • Using alts to give yourself an unfair advantage.
  • Building or creating anything that is inappropriate.

On our competive servers such as Prison and Lifesteal you can find exceptions to our gameplay guidelines at spawn, this outlines rules that are allowed ONLY on those game-modes. All other gameplay guidelines or chat rules still apply in these game-modes.

Examples of what IS allowed

  • ONLY ON PRISON/LIFESTEAL: TPA or trap killing.
  • ONLY ON PRISON/LIFESTEAL: Scamming, stealing from, or griefing other players.

Do not impersonate other players, public figures or staff.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Pretending to be a youtuber or some other social media influencer.
  • Pretending to be a celebrity or public figure.
  • Pretending to be Valatic staff.
  • Impersonating any of the above and sharing misleading information.

Trading with real-world money or items for in game goods is prohibited.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Selling in-game items such as kits, keys, or cosmetic things for any real world money.
  • Selling in-game ranks for any real world money.
  • Selling in-game items or ranks in exchange for real world products, services, or items.
  • Selling or sharing your Minecraft account with another player in exchange for real world money.

Massive farms of anything on our servers is not allowed. If we detect your farm is causing any client side (FPS) or server side (TPS) lag we will remove your farm. This rule also applies to any excessive entities such as mobs, item-frames, chests, spawners, and so on.

CHAT GUIDELINES


Threatening other players or staff members is not allowed.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Threatening to or actively doxing.
  • DDOSing or threatening to DDOS someone.
  • Threatening to share personal information such as someone's IP address or blackmail someone.
  • Threatening to send malicious links.
  • Threatening to stalk or physically harm someone.

Spamming our chat to disrupt the game play of others is not allowed.

Examples of what is not allowed:

  • Repeating the same message over and over again.
  • Spamming characters or emojis to flood the chat.
  • Posting messages in all caps over and over again.

Valatic is a family friendly server, inappropriate discussions in chat are not allowed.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Discussing explicit topics such as anything sexual, related to suicide/self harm, promoting drugs, profanity, racism/hate speech, etc.
  • Discussing politics or any controversial issues in public chat.
  • Bypassing the chat filter in any way.
  • Creating or building anything that is indecent in game and discussing it in chat.
  • Renaming items in game with inappropriate names.

Encouraging other players to break the rules is not allowed.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Encouraging another player to grief or steal in game modes where is it not allowed.
  • Encouraging other players to use a hacked client to gain an unfair advantage over others.
  • Encouraging other players to use a glitch or bug to dupe or cheat in any way.

Promoting anything not related to Valatic inside of our Minecraft server or Discord server is prohibted.

Example of what is not allowed

  • Advertising other Minecraft servers.
  • Advertising other Discord servers.
  • Sharing third-party websites or giveaways.
  • Promoting your social media platform unless it is Valatic related.

Be respectful! We have a zero tolerance for toxicity and harrassment as we want to keep our community a friendly place. Please do not disrupt the gaming experience of other players by harassing them. Please respect our staff, they work hard to keep Valatic safe, fun, and fair for all!

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Harassing other players by trolling them, being annoying, causing trouble, or repeatedly sending teleport requests.
  • Calling someone names, threating to DDOS or harm them.
  • Abusing staff by being disrespectful, using profanity, or repeatedly sending teleport requests.
  • Sending malicious links in game or through discord with an intent to harm.

Protecting your personal information is important for your safety, please do not leak your own personal information or someone else's. Each player is responsible for thier own accounts safety and actions.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Sharing your full name, where you live, your age, where you go to school, contact information or anything similar.
  • Sharing someone else's full name, where they live, IP address, or any other private information they might not want shared.
  • Account sharing is not allowed, do not share your email or password with anyone!

We ask that you be respectful of other players and staff by not begging for items or other things.

Examples of what is not allowed

  • Begging players for items or in-game currency.
  • Begging staff to give you perks, items, in-game currency, or add you to our staff team.