—————————————————— Guidelines & Regulations ——————————————————
Official Server Maintenance and Regulation Enforcement enforced Community Guidelines & Server Regulations
The COMMUNITY GUIDELINES, TEAMSPEAK GUIDELINES, & SERVER REGULATIONS set out here CAN and WILL change at any time. It is your responsibility to stay up to date with them or be concurrent with the most recent changes.
Don't advertise or share referral links.
Be respectful, use etiquette and courtesy.
A basic understanding of English is required.
Don't bully other members, basically in short - if you wouldn't appreciate someone doing something to you, don't do it to them or others.
Don't avoid the Administrators, if they have pulled you aside, it was for a reason.
Don't backseat moderate. If there's an issue, report it appropriately.
No trolling and/or flame baiting.
Don't badger SMRE (the Directors, Developers, Admins, or Server Staff).
Just because some one breaks the rules doesn't mean that it is okay for you, so if you start breaking them and try to throw some one under the bus, trying to get even, or even it be you're trying to try "+1'ing them" - you're the one in trouble, not them, 2 wrong don't make it any more right.
The minimum community age requirement is 16+ (for Non-Emergency Services [SanTrans, Civilian]) or 17+ (for Emergency Services [Police, Fire, EMS]) and with no exceptions being made.
Don't, OR attempt to, expose/leak (doxing, seeking out personal/sensitive information of to release/share), hack, (D)DoS, pentest, exploit, extort, or bribe any SMRE official, member, or player in the community.
Don't seep. That meaning don't have involvement with any community or promote any community of which has stolen, released, redistributed work of, content of, or assets of HighSpeed-Gaming and/or it's Members, Administrators, Directors, and Developers and not formally reconciled their actions.
Don't use or create alternate accounts, identities, or aliases to hide or mask your original account, identity, or alias to escape punishment(s) or reprimand(s). All activities originating from you, your locations, and your identities. The following identifiers are provided are: steam, license (gamekey), IP address, discord snowflake [if set up], and XBL/LIVE [if set up] are your responsibility. The use of multiple identities for characters in TeamSpeak is permitted, however changing other unique identifiers is unauthorized.
A microphone and ability to hear is required for playing as Emergency Services.
The use of third party voice or text applications for roleplay or the relay of in character information outside of in-game in-character methods or the appropriate channels in TeamSpeak is not permitted, refer to TeamSpeak Guidelines - Attendance.
It is encouraged that members use their associated account names across all of our platforms, however in the event this is not the case then the following of aliases, nicknames, or display name types are prohibited:
Hateful, slanderous, abusive, racist in nature, ellicitly incenuating, or sexually incenuating
Abusive of unicode combinations, symbols abuse, or stylistic ranges
Impersonating or mocking staff members
Don't organize raids, attacks, or deliberate cycles of joining any of the servers (teamspeak, Discord, FiveM, or Minecraft) to break any guidelines, regulations or rules set out on any servers.
Uniformed SMRE are not expected to engage in roleplay as they are exempt from roleplay.
Administrator's decisions are final. If you wish to appeal them, go to the support section and submit an appeal and/or file a complaint.
Attendance is required for Emergency Services, SanTrans, and Security. What is attendance for Civilian? It is when you, the player, are not on duty as any other roles and playing as civilain and in TeamSpeak in a corresponding server channel. This allows Administrators to handle your complaints, issues, and reports with ease without disrupting gameplay experience. What is attendance for Emergency Services? It is when you, the player, are on duty as any Emergency Services and in TeamSpeak in the correct corresponding server and channel for radio traffic. What is attendance for SanTrans? it is when you, the player, are on duty as any Government Utility service or Public Work companies and in TeamSpeak in the correct corresponding server and channel for radio traffic. What is attendance for Security? It is when you, the player, are on duty as any Security group/corporation and in the correct corresponding server and channel for radio traffic.
Player names and call signs must match! What is matching player names and call signs? It is when you the player, are on duty as any Emergency Services or Government Utility/Public Work companies, are in TeamSpeak with a matching display name & call sign in your name that is the same of in-game name and in-game call sign. (e.g., Sithis | N-100 for in TS, and when in-game my Steam name would be set to "Sithis" and then my "call sign" will be the unit id I provide to the /job command.)
Don't spam. What is spam? It is the use of any sort of hot mic, whispers, pokes, messages, or joins/leaves to any channel that is in a rapid succession and you're not waiting for acknowledgment.
Don't be out of character, stay in character at all times unless instructed otherwise or authorized by a Server Administrator. What is remaining in character? It is when you continue acting/behaving as if your character would in any situation. Going out of character because an Admin is near-by, other people are OOC, or a scenario/something you've done isn't intended or not wanted/not going your way - doesn't give you grounds to break character and "redirect" roleplay.
No fail roleplay. What is fail roleplay? It is the failure to participate in roleplay and/or act out your part of persona/character.
No meta gaming. What is meta gaming? It is the use of outside knowledge that would be obtained from an out-of-character source for any advantage over other players. The only allowed sources for in-character information are the designated civilian groups & radio traffic channels in Teamspeak, as well as any knowledge your character would be able to gain without the use of any sort of advantages.
No power gaming. What is power gaming? It is the use of forcing, exclusivity, or unsportsmanlike actions, knowledge, or roleplay that allows you to control the outcome of roleplay in your favor.
No cop baiting. What is cop baiting? It is the use of any tactic to abuse, provoke, gain and/or force Law Enforcement's attention upon you.
No drifting or racing. What is drifting? It is use of any vehicle to intentionallly oversteer and loss traction to cause your vehicle to "slide" or "skid" around without any sort of organization and formal roleplay character. What is racing? it is the use of any vehicle to intentionally speed, for any objective, to reach a certain GPS route (waypoints, markers, blips), or locations without any sort of orgnization and formal roleplay character.
No revenge killing. What is revenge killing? It is the use of any sort of physics, vehicles, weapons, or peds to get back at another player that has recently killed you.
No deathmatching. What is death matching? It is the use of any sort of vehicles, weapons, or abilities to attempt and/or succeed killing another player without any initial roleplay that'd give you reason to become violent upon them.
No unrealistic roleplay. What is unrealistic roleplay? It is the disregard to what would happen in any situation, that'd otherwise cause fatal/non-fatal bodily harm (death/coma, broken bones, cuts, bruises, gunshot wounds, etc), fatigue (sleepiness), disorientation (dizziness, the inability to distinguish left/right/up/down/etc), illness (sickness whether physical or mental), and/or ignoring physics in GTA and/or the physics we're able to control through our server sided scripts & assets. Use of common sense is encouraged.
No trolling. What is trolling? It is the disregard of roleplay and all other rules, and just treating every situation out-of-character, not providing sufficient roleplay responses, and having obvious impairment or distraction from role play.
No abusing modifications, trainers, or client side plugins. What is abusing modifications, trainers, or client side plugins? It is is the use of any modification/trainer/mod menu/client side plugin (enabled through scripthook) to gain an advantage, cheat, abuse, bypass, glitch, disrupt, interrupt, cause unrest, damage, "evil mod," or manipulate the server assets, physics, players, vehicles, objects, peds.
No grotesque roleplay. What is grotesque roleplay? It is any form of roleplay that would contain content of the following natures:
Racially hateful roleplays, or terrorist roleplay (being a supremacy group, the KKK, Al-Qaeda, etc,.)
Gory or descriptive suicide/self-harm roleplays
No spamming of text, voice chats, game assets, or spawns of vehicles, objects/props, peds. What is spamming of text chat? It is the use of any text/text commands to repeatedly send random and/or the same message in quick successions without purpose and proper authorization. What is spamming voice chat? It is the use of any voice to keep your microphone live ("hot mic") and/or play a sound or song without purpose and proper authorization. What is spamming of game assets? It is the use of any spawn method to spawn more than 2 of vehicles, 4 objects/props, or 2 peds without reason and proper authorization.
No advertising What is advertising? It is the use of any text, voice, imagery, or video that is used to share or promote an unrelated server or website other than HighSpeed-Gaming, or the servers.
No violating peace time. What is peace time? It is an Administrator controlled server setting that is intended to stop or slow down all violence. Players violating peace time will be found doing the following:
Attacking another player, or other pedestrians, whether it be with a weapon or vehicle and/or causing pedestrian aggression to yourself and others.
Getting into a pursuit with police.
Racing/drifting around unorganized or wrecklessly.
No scenario hijacking or interfering with roleplay. What is scenario hijacking? It is when another roleplay is being conducted by another player (or group of players) and you attempt intentionally influencing role play for personal reasons/gain to put yourself as the center of attention/have the spot light. What is interfering with roleplay? It is when another player (or group of players) are currently in the middle of roleplay and then you do any form of interaction or action that'd derail or stop their role play to focus on you.
No abusing the job system. What is abuse of the job system? It is when you, the player, do any of the following:
Switch jobs or go on duty as any other job to bypass systems or checks or to access radios, MDTs, or to revive, heal, cuff or uncuff, jail or unjail players.
Go on duty as any job and then going inactive/AFK while in-game
No combat logging. What is combat logging? It is when you're interacting with any player with any means of inducing physical or mental harm on them and then leaving the server, teleporting away, no clipping away, or intentionally inducing crashes to leave, flee, or avoid the roleplay.
No conducting roleplays that require administrative roleplay.
The following roleplay type(s) are those that ONLY MAY BE conducted after obtaining authorization to do so
NOTE: If no administrator's are online to answer your request for being permitted to do so, you may request the permission of the victim and those who would be immediately involved with the roleplay if it okay with them.
Emergency Services (LE/FD/EMS) impersonation
The permission for these roleplays is only granted for that session on the server while the duration of the roleplay permits you to continue until death which requires you find a new character. If you leave the server the permission is revoked. If the administrator leaves the server the permission is revoked.
Distributing, releasing, or sharing the work of, content of, or assets of HighSpeed-Gaming and/or it's Members, Administrators, Directors, and Developers without explicit authorization will result in removal.
SMRE reserves the right to issue an infraction at any time for any misconducts, and/or unruly behavior or actions.