These rules are expected to be followed at all times. Failure to do so will result in an appropriate punishment. Our current rule set is subject to change, we expect you to keep yourself up to date.
0 - Actions not covered by the rules:
-0.1: These rules can't include every specific situation. Act with common sense and do not try to trick the system. Rules will be updated to face as many situations as possible.
-0.2: Suspicious situations will be judged at the discretion of the staff.
-0.3: Decisions by staffers are definitive. Trying to contact another staffer to get a different treatment will result in an augment of the ban duration.
-0.4: Changes in rules are not retroactive. If someone broke a rule before it was added the user won't be punished.
1 - In game Behavior:
-1.1: Respect other players! Insulting, trolling and derogatory comments are strictly forbidden.
-1.2: You may not scam. Scamming includes any attemps to deceive users for your own advantage.
-1.3: You may not spam. Spamming includes messages which make no sense, the same message over and over again, typing in all capital letters, begging, or any other messages which may disrupt another player's experience.
-1.4: You may not encourage other players to break any rules set by 4Vision. If you do so, you will be as punishable as the player that broke the rules.
-1.5: You may not discuss hacks, bugs or any other harmful topic in any of 4Vision's platforms.
-1.6: Lending items to another player is at your own risk! Under no circumstances will your items be recovered.
-1.7: Having a disruptive behavior (staying AFK or feeding) in game modes such as Boss Wars is forbidden and will be punished with a temporary ban.
-1.8: Disruption or breaking the rules of special GM's events will lead to a punishment. Trolling isn't allowed either.
-1.9 You cannot use second PCs or set up methods with your friends to generate automated and semi-automated AP farming methods.
-1.9.1: The farming of items or rewards (e.g. online boxes) in non-peaceful areas using a second computer or account is prohibited.
In case of a rule violation, your account will be suspended for up to 30 days and all related items will be deleted.
-1.9.2: Simultaneously farming items or rewards (e.g. boxes) in battle modes, using a secondary device or by any other means is prohibited.
In case of a rule violation, your account will get banned for up to 30 days and all associated items will be deleted and your ranking values can get reduced by up to 50%
2 - Game Accounts:
-2.1: The 4Vision staff will never ask for your data (passwords and secure codes). Account names can be asked ONLY to simplify finding tickets or any problem related with the account's character.
-2.2: You may own as many accounts as you like, but they must not be used together to exploit any game mechanics.
-2.3: Account sharing is allowed - at your own risk!
-2.4: Item loss caused by another person accessing your account will only be recovered in certain cases
-2.4.1: If there is clear evidence that it was a deliberate act, the culprit may be subject to an account suspension.
-2.5: Trading is only allowed via 4Vision channels such as the forum, our discord server and in-game. Any traffic over other platforms is prohibited.
-2.6: You are responsible of the security of your accounts. We encourage you to never use the same data you use on 4Vision on any other platform. If you do, do it at your own risk.
-2.7: Trading 4Vision accounts is not allowed. You can't trade your account for anything. Trying to trade accounts will lead to punishments up to 30 days.
-2.8: Losing access to the registered account e-mail is equivalent to losing access to the game account or recovery function. However, you can request an e-mail change, as long as at least the PC with which you have been using the account is still the same. In ANY other case, the staff WON'T recover your account nor change any sensible data such as e-mail address/password.
-2.8.1: If you have ever violated rule 17, a change of the e-mail is generally excluded.
3 - Punishments:
-3.1: Warning: You may receive a warning about your wrongdoing.
-3.2: Account ban: You may receive a definite or an indefinite account ban.
-3.3: Spending money will not earn you privileges. Everyone is judged by the same standards. Asking for exceptions will increase the ban duration up to 30 days.
-3.4: Bans can only be discussed via tickets. However you can discuss ONLY about YOUR bans. Asking for reasons outside tickets is not allowed.
-3.5: You cannot ask explanations on behalf of other users. Only the punished person is allowed to.
-3.6: You may appeal for a ban only via tickets. Every ban is different and we reserve the right to decide wether or not to unban an account. Exception made for bans of Hacking and Real World Trading. Those accounts will never be unbanned.
-3.7: Every punishment is given due to a video/screenshot evidence.
-3.8: If a player's account is banned and the same player gets a ban on a second account regardless of the reasons, the ban duration of the first banned account will be increased.
-3.9: Account chat ban: You may receive a definite or an indefinite account wide chat ban.
-3.9.1: Battlemode chat ban: You may receive a definite or an indefinite account wide battlemode chat ban.
-3.10: Battlemode ban: You may receive a definite or an indefinite Battlemode ban.
-3.11: Should you violate our rules with a so-called "twink" or "second account", we reserve the right to ban the "main account" as well. The ban duration of the main account will be determined based on previous violations
-3.12: If you are continuously stacking up an extraordinary high number of bans (independent of the reason) you can be punished with a harsher sentence up to a permanent restriction to your account or computer.
-3.13: Trade restriction: You may receive a definite or an indefinite account wide trade restriction.
-3.14: A proven false statement or lie after receiving a penalty in order to mitigate the penalty may result in an extension of the punishment and possible termination of the ticket conversation.
4 - Hacking & Bug Abusing:
-4.0: In case of a violation of rule 4.1 or 4.10 we reserve the right to block future accounts permanently without giving reasons, if no permission to create a new account from [TM]Arrow or [GA]Daveey is given.
-4.1: Hacking is strictly forbidden and hackers will be permanently banned.
-4.2: Abusing bugs or glitches is not allowed. Game-breaking bugs have to be reported immediately. Hiding game-breaking bugs will lead to a permanent ban.
-4.2.1: Using bugs, unintended mechanics or exploits to gain an advantage for yourself or others is prohibited.
-4.3: Any client-modification is strictly forbidden. This includes gameguard bypasses, package sending tools etc.
-4.4: You may not use any mechanic that involves afk-lvling. (Exception of in-game Experience Chocolate).
-4.5: You may not use any mechanic that involve afk-farming.
-4.6: The Windows+L usage in combat is a severe bug abuse. We will not hesitate to use the ban hammer after multiple legitimate reports, so beware!
-4.7: The use and abuse of any bug or cheat, will be severely punished, especially if used during PvP.
-4.8: Using Bots or Macro for farming will lead to bans (7 days first offense, 30 second offense) and all related items will be deleted.
-4.10: Using account lists to access other accounts is prohibited and will be punished with a permanent ban and/or PC ban. The attempt is punishable.
-4.11: It is forbidden to use tools or techniques to change certain computer values to hide your identity. Harsher punishment will be made if those methods circumvent active in-game restrictions. (VPN services excluded)
-4.11.1: The use of virtual machines or any other form of virtualization environment to access 4Vision is strictly prohibited. The attempt is punishable. Harsher punishment will be made if those methods circumvent active in-game restrictions.
5 - Character Names:
-5.1: Names for advertising purposes are not permitted.
-5.2: Offensive names are not allowed (this includes names that fall into: racist, sexist, religious, political or generally offending types).
-5.3: Using a nickname similar to staffer's names is severely prohibited.
6 - Guild Rules:
-6.1: Do not create guilds containing offensive themes (Sex, Porn, Racism, Religion etc.).
-6.2: You may ask for a guild leader change via ticket if the current leader is banned and agrees with the change.
-6.3: You can submit a request to transfer inactive guilds. A guild is considered inactive if the account of the guild leader and both deputies have been offline for at least 180 days and the guild has less than ten level 90 characters
7 - Tournament Rules:
-7.1: You cannot allow other players to play for you on monthly tournament (party and solo). This will lead to a 30 days ban of the account.
-7.1.1: If you want to participate to the tournament from a internet cafe or similar, you HAVE to make a ticket at least 24h before the tournament and you have to prove you're there with a picture during the day of the tournament. The picture will have to show the ticket, and the internet cafe room.
-7.2: Registering multiple characters on one single tournament will lead to a ban (duration depends on daily or monthly)
-7.3: Using bugs or non-intended mechanics during tournaments will lead to harsher bans.
-7.3.1: Logging out of a tournament with the intention of resetting the cooldowns is prohibited. Violations will be punished with a temporary ban up to 7 days.
-7.4: It is prohibited to register more than one character for each concurrent tournament, which implies that you are allowed to register only one character in the solo tournament, one in the falkenhain and one in the leya's knight tournament.
-7.5: If you have registered for the daily tournaments (solo/grp), you are obliged to participate or register group members.
8 - Reporting Players:
-8.1: Do not modify your evidence (Screenshots or Video)!
-8.2: You may not name-shame. You are not allowed to accuse someone in the public. This will result in a punishment to you too.
-8.3: Reporting players in the forum is strictly forbidden. Reports can be done ONLY via tickets.
-8.4: Only one player per evidence. Make it clear who you are reporting! If you send a long video, please specify the time of the misbehavior and the name of the character.
-8.5: Reports without screenshots or videos will be ignored.
-8.6: Reporting a player will not give you the right to know if the reported user will be banned or not.
9 - 4Vision Staff:
-9.1: Do not pretend to be a staff member.
-9.2: Staff members have a tag in front of their name (I.e. [TGM], [GM]).
-9.3: Staffers will never contact you to get your data. You can get contacted only via tickets or via in-game chats if you write in Administrator's chat.
-9.4: Impersonating staffers will lead to a 30days/permanent ban.
-9.4.1: It is forbidden to pretend to be friends with a team member to threaten other players.
Violations will be punished with a 14 days ban.
-9.5: Staffers are not allowed to ask you any sensible data.
-9.6: Staffers are subject to internal rules that are managed by TM or GA. Those rules, are not public.
-9.7: Instructions and orders from team members must be followed. If a team member tells you to not do something, the player must follow that instruction immediately. Failure to do so may result in an account ban of up to 7 days.
10 - Staff support:
-10.1: The staffers are not allowed to play favorites. This includes giving away items or gold to only a selected group of players.
-10.1.1: It is forbidden to make claims that GMs favor certain players or give items to certain players. Violations will be punished with up to a permanent ban.
-10.2: Trading with a staffer is not allowed.
-10.3: The staffers are authorized to provide explanations only and exclusively to the user who has received the sanction (only via ticket). However, the user will not be able to get logs/screenshots of the evidence to protect reporter's privacy.
-10.4: Staffers, like every other player is subject to the same rules.
-10.5: Staffers ALWAYS provide screenshots and videos in every ban reason. Implying that staffers ban without proofs, will increase your ban duration.
-10.6: If you do not agree with your ban, you must contact us within 7 days via ticket, otherwise your complaint will be ignored.
-10.7: If a user is not satisfied with an answer from a team member, he can ask for a review by a higher ranking team member. If the second answer is the same as the first one, it is not possible to ask for another review.
Note: The Team Manager is the highest position that can be escalated to.
11 - Free killing:
-11.1: It is strictly prohibited to gain honor and bonus points by trading kills with the opposite faction. Both accounts will be punished without further ado.
12 - War modes: (The ban history is cleared after 90 days without receiving any battlemode ban)
Ban duration: 1 day -> 3 days -> 5 days -> 7 days
-12.1: It is not allowed to go AFK during a mode.
-12.2: Griefing or intentionally sabotaging your own team is not allowed.
-12.2.1 The repeating of actions against the benefit of the own team is considered as trolling (examples below)
a) Intentionally not supporting the team members in the modes. (applies especially to Priest)
b) The intentional and senseless running into opposing teams.
-12.3: The deliberate passing of another team is not allowed (also called "teaming").
-12.4: Donating life with the intention of leaving the Battle Royal prematurely is prohibited. If you violate this rule, your account will be sanctioned according to rule 12.2.
-12.5: The deliberate passing of another team or deliberate donation of kills during a Battle Royal/Boss Wars Tournament is prohibited and will result in the disqualification of all kills already made and a temporary account suspension(the duration depends on previous punishments).
13 - Notes:
-13.1: This is a private server and thus all donations are used for the upkeep of the server.
-13.2: By creating an account on the forum and/or in the game you automatically accept our rules.
-13.3: Like law, our rules don't admit ignorance. If you don't read the rules it's at your own risk.
14 - Donations:
-14.1: There is no way to refund donations on our donation system. If you open a Dispute on paypal, we reserve the right to ban you permanently from the system.
-14.2: 4Vision does not have to "reward" donors with the virtual currency "moonstones" or other items.
-14.3: If there is a problem with our donation system, please report it immediately to the ticket system.
-14.4: Please contact our support if any issues occur.
-14.5: Exploiting any mechanics to trick the donation system will lead to a permanent ban of all your accounts.
15 - Legal Note:
You have no ownership or other property interest in any of the Virtual Goods you unlock, regardless of whether you acquired access to those Virtual Goods using Moonstones. Virtual Goods have no monetary value. You can’t redeem them for cash. You can’t obtain any refunds for purchasing Moonstones or Virtual Goods, except as expressly permitted by us.
We have the right to delete, alter, move, remove, or transfer any and all Game Content—including Virtual Goods—in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason or no reason, with or without notice to you, and with no liability of any kind to you.
16 - Forum:
-16.1: In the forum it is only allowed to write in English. If you want to create a thread in another language you are ONLY allowed to create it in the "Off-Topic" section.
-16.2: Failure to follow the rules may result in thread/post deletion, warnings, and ultimately forum ban.
-16.3: Off-topic posts, spam posts or similar, will be removed without any hesitation.
-16.4: Multi accounts on the forum may lead to a temporary or even permanent ban INGAME and in our forum. If you have the necessity to create a second one, please don't hesitate to contact any staffer.
-16.5: Accounts with offensive names or spam names, will be permanently banned.
-16.6: You must open threads in the proper section. Continuous violations will lead to a warn.
-16.7: You must not go off-topic. Several violations, will lead to a warn.
-16.8: Excessive warns on an account will lead to a temporary/permanent ban on the platform.
-16.9: Posting inappropriate images in the gallery will lead to a warn and to the removal of the image.
-16.10: You are not allowed to insult other users, post racist statements and not have insulting profile/signature pictures.
17 - Real World Trading:
-17.1: Account selling is not allowed. It is considered as real world trading. Same goes for trading items for other private/official server items.
-17.2: Real world trading items is not allowed either. Both buying and selling is equally punished with a permanent trade restriction of all your accounts.
Note: After 90 days you can apply for an unban request.
-17.3: You can appeal for Real World Trading bans only showing proofs of your innocence.
-17.4: Any kind of proofs will be judged by staffers. Proofs include: discord chats, whatsapp messages, videos, teamspeak recordings, facebook and in-game messages. This doesn't mean that any proof will be valid for a ban. Proofs will be judged extremely cautiously by us.
-17.5: Faking real world trading proofs will lead to a permanent ban of all your accounts.
-17.6: After being banned once for Real World Trading, getting banned again for the same reason could also lead to a Pc-Ban