Forum Rules 07/06/2016Introduction The Squad Team reserves the right to edit, update, add and remove rules at any time. Applicable rules extend to the PM system. Your PMs are private, but the Squad Team may be informed about unacceptable PM content by the receiving party. Section I: Posting Rules §1 Show Respect This community can only work if we all respect each other. To that end, it is imperative that any time you engage with another user, either directly or indirectly, you show them respect with the content of your post. In particular refrain from flaming, insulting, abusing, taunting, racism, and other similar types of actions towards other forum users. §2 Attitude & Behavior Poor attitude and behavior are the most common ways a negative / unsafe environment is created and perpetuated. As such that kind of behavior will not be allowed on these forums. Please be mindful of this rule when posting personal positions and opinions regarding topics which could be considered contentious in nature. As a rule of thumb, keep your posts civil in nature, and refrain from making posts that are likely to incite arguments and create a negative environment. As a privately hosted web forum we reserve the right to maintain an environment that we are happy the majority of our players are comfortable with. §3 Swearing While we will not strictly moderate every little swear that occurs, please try to avoid excessive bad language. The moderation reserves the right to remove rants and unsuitable content at any time. §4 Illegal Topics
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Please name your thread appropriately; the subject title should sum up / explain the content in the thread. If you fail to name your thread properly (such as ‘Hey!’ or ‘Check this out!’ or ‘Help!’), we will either rename or lock the topic. Repeated offense may lead to infractions. The practice of using CAPITALS only in your thread title is not allowed and will be edited or the thread will simply be deleted. Strange or abnormal Unicode characters should be excluded from thread titles for the sake of being distracting and unnecessary.
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Please ensure that your post is not in all CAPITALS, as this is not allowed. Any threads posted in all caps will subsequently be removed from the forum. Repeated offenses may lead to infractions against your account. This practice is not approved or accepted here.
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There is a Post Report system in place. If you notice a post that violates forum rules, simply use the exclamation mark icon below the users avatar image to send a report to the Moderation. We will then review this post. Your report will not be made public and cannot be linked to your person by anyone outside of the Squad Team. You will not be punished for using the Report system even if the report was false, unless you repeatedly abuse the system to spam it.
Do not ‘report’ posts by replying directly in public to them. In case of spambots, this prompts them to respond in turn, spamming the forum further. This also fuels flame wars and arguments. §2 Reporting Moderators
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Do not ignore or argue against Admin, Moderator or Dev instructions on the forum. If you have a complaint, as per §2, please inform the Team in private. You are expected to follow orders given by the Moderation, Administration and Development Team, and it is necessary for smooth running of the forum to respect their decisions. Being stubborn or ignoring warnings will lead to harsher punishments - however, we do not tolerate Moderator / Admin abuse of power / privileges, so do not hesitate to inform other Team members if you feel treated unfairly. §4 Bans and multiple accounts
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Server Rules for Midwest Coast Tactical Listed below are some basic rules for the server. If you are found in violation of any of these rules you will be subject to being kicked or banned from our server. These are in place to provide a fun and healthy playing environment for all of those on Midwest Coast Tactical. Generally the admin will first provide a warning before any action is taken, but they are not required to. Do not team kill for any reason If you are having a problem with another player, then report it to the admin. Don't just start team killing. It is not worth you getting banned over something stupid. If you have been purposely attacked by a fellow teammate, then report him/her to the admin. If you accidentally team kill another player, then acknowledge it in the "ALL CHAT" so the admin doesn't kick or ban you. Do no shoot or camp at the enemy's main base Do not lay in wait for the enemy to roll out of the protected zone to destroy them. This includes placing IEDs just outside of the enemy main. Do not use your main base's protected zone as a shield to attack enemy players If the admin warns you to back away from the enemy main, do it. Do not cheat or glitch Report anyone cheating or any glitches that have been found to the admin If a player is found in violation of this, then he/she will be banned Do not insult other players We are all adults, mostly, but don't be an asshole. We are all here to have a good time and play the game If you are having problems with another player please report it with an admin. This includes grieving, ammo spamming at FOBs, and all forms of trolling. Don't be a toxic person Do not be racist to another player We have ZERO-TOLERANCE when it comes to racism and discrimination on this server. Violators will be permabanned Report all incidents of discrimination of any kind to the admin. Do not spam in the text, local, squad, or command chat Communication is extremely important in Squad. If you are blocking comms, then you are hurting your squad's ability to win the fight. This includes spamming music in any of the chats. I am sure you think you have great taste in music, but you don't. Do not provide intel to the enemy team Ghosting is a problem. We cannot easily combat this, so we have to rely on the honor system with this. This includes stating information about your team in the "ALL CHAT" regardless if it is correct information or not. This will result in a ban Do not sabotage your own team in anyway Why are you even playing the game at this point? This will result in a ban Squad Leaders are Required to use a microphone Communication is Squad is extremely vital, without a mic a Squad Leader will be ineffective in providing commands or situational awareness to he/her fellow soldiers Admins are free to kick/ban anyone that they feel necessary to protect the integrity of their server and community as long as this does not interfere with other administration guidelines.
SQUAD-SPAIN[CEAL]Comunidad Española - Este grupo pretende unificar a todos los jugadores españoles de SQUAD para realizar operaciones conjuntas y crear escuadras para jugar en equipo. Consideramos esencial el trabajo en equipo, la coordinación y el respeto entre todos los miembros. - This group aims to unify all the Spanish players of SQUAD to perform joint operations and create squads to play as a team. We consider essential teamwork, coordination and respect among all members. server rules/normas del server - Juega limpio y diviértete - Play clean and have fun - Español e inglés solo en el chat del servidor y sin chatspam - Spanish and English only in the server chat and without chatspam - Español e inglés solo en comunicaciones de voz - Spanish and English only in voice communications - Sin mal lenguaje - Falta de respeto - Without bad language - Disrespect - Los líderes de escuadrón deben tener y usar un micrófono - The squad leaders must have and use a microphone - Siga las órdenes del líder de escuadrón en todo momento - Follow the orders of the squad leader at all times - No comparta información del otro equipo o piratee - Do not share information from the other team or pirate Mas Informacion en nuestro discord more information in our discord https://discord.gg/bUnmXB
Hello everyone, I am glad to announce our new public Squad Server, available for all to enjoy! Click here to join the Squad Server Discord Server: https://discord.gg/Kwa3YVh Below are some rules we'd like to enforce to make sure everyone has fun playing. Gameplay Rules: All squad leaders MUST have a functioning microphone, the rest of the squad has to be able to understand orders clearly! Do not be wasteful - Ask your squad leader for assistance. Be cooperative - Listen to your squad leader, it might not always go well, so make your voice heard, but do cooperate! Community Rules - These apply to everyone who plays in our servers and/or join our Discord Server!: No racism, sexism or political shenanigans. -Feel free to express your views, but make sure you are not being a nuisance. If you have an issue, give feedback! -This is a rule, because we want to improve everyones experience and constructive criticism is the best way to do so! No advertising! -This mostly applies for SPAM like advertising, feel free to talk about all the things! No spam! -If after reading Rule 3 you have doubts, this should clear it up, nobody likes spam! Game Admins: SAS41 - Discord: SAS41#4190 Sqeed - Discord: Sqeed#8790 Skidooosh - Discord: Ski#3182 Community Admins: SAS41 Sqeed Byzmon Laevius
Discord for Teamplay and Support: click me Steam Group: click me short introduction We are a small Group of people, who love to play the game Squad. So we decided to create a server for playing with many people from different countries. Squad Server specifications (no virtualization or shared cores/memory) Prozessor: Intel Core i7-2600 4 Core / 8 Threads @ 3.8 Ghz RAM: 12 GB with a maximum of 31 GB useable Server storage: RAMDISK @ 1200 mb/s Network connection: 10 Gbit/s running Linux debian jessy as OS hoster is located in NRW Germany [EU] =Highway to Hell = 24/7 Al Basrah (130 tick) IP to connect: 18.104.22.168:27165 gameserver tickrate: 130 tick @ maximum rate 72 slots / 8 reserved vanilla Settings + active administration server rules no cheating / glitching / griefiing / ghosting or other unfair behaviour no racism or flaming in general no mic spamming / music playing / unnecessary screaming no chat spamming and no discussions in ALL chat no teamkilling / teamattack on purpose Squad Leader MUST have a working microphone and speak english in SL´s channel no racist/ explicit or insulting names / tags Do not rush the enemy first flag
Dig community server rules will be kept updated in this thread as per the Server Administration Guidelines Server name: [DIG] EU AAS 24/7 [Eng only][18+] Rules (enforced): Rule 1: All communication must be in English Rule 2: All players must be 18+ Rule 3: All SLs must have microphones Additional guidelines (not strictly enforced): This is a gaming oriented server, please keep mil-sim to a minimum Please consider the possibility you were legitimately bested before accusing people of hacking Admins can be contacted at discord.me/DIG (Browser invite only)
Lynn posted a topic in Game Server Info & SupportServer IP- 22.214.171.124:9000 Server Name - [ENG] Foot Soldier Alliance (Public Server) Contact Admins via discord at https://discord.gg/buDSmMs RULES 1. No Rascism, Sexism, Homophobic or Xenophobic statements. 2. Do not immitate or pretend to be an admin. 3. Do not use glitches/bugs or any kind of exploit. 3-a. No hacking/cheating/Scripting Breaking the above rules can and WILL result in a ban. 4. Work as a team, Communicate (do not go "lone wolf.") 5. BEFORE kicking a player from your squad, please tell them why you are doing this (via text or mic) so that they can learn from their mistakes to become better players. The Foot Soldier Alliance server is a 72 slot London UK based server (2 reserved slots). We currently have 2 Admins and are looking for more. We promote communication and team play as we believe that this gives the best experience for all. Co-ordinated, multiple-squad advances are going to get results as oposed to shambolic lone-wolves pushing without communicating. All the best, Jordan - Spence games Daniel - lynn
In addition to the standard forum rules, here are more specifically for this forum: First off, Be Good to each other. Recruitment advertisements are allowed within the respective forum only. All other topics should be posted within the proper subforums. ALL FORUM RULES STILL APPLY. Excessive bumpage will result in your ad being locked. Bashing or flaming posts will be met with infractions, no exceptions, if the same behavior continues, you may receive a ban. Try to form a clan, get a base, then recruit new players. Don't start to recruit without a core group, and do not post 2 threads a month about new clans. You will be warned for excessive spam. Although you may be recruiting for a foreign language clan, English is still the main language of these forums. If you post a recruitment thread in another language, please provide at least a small description of what you're doing in English. Flame wars between clans will not be tolerated. Any bashing of other clans will be given infraction points, and will be dealt with harshly. Do not post another member's personal information such as their email address, name, or other internet presence, without their permission. Good luck, and have fun. These rules are subject to change at any time.
I'm looking into buying SQUAD but I'm still stumped on something... I've seen videos on YouTube from people like JackFrags, I've seen streams of people playing and I realize this game is public on steam, How do people deal with "Trolls", is there a way to auto kick? are there rules set in place to avoid this? Zero Tolerance? I just don't understand why I haven't seen any videos with a 12 year old screaming or cussing everyone out, or someone team killing and just trolling the entire game. The game seems very cool and I think its an awesome concept for a game, I just couldn't understand how it can seem so good and immersive considering its a public game.
So, since we have a lot of players joined, there are a lot of douchebags among them, also players, who doesn't know anything about PR server rules. This applies to server admins, who doesn't know how to deal with such players. I don't want admins to ban players at this point, but warn them and kick from the server. I know, that they need time to learn things, but kicking a guy is an educative move. So, the basic rules: No shooting at the enemys Mainbase. Cheating and Glitching is strictly forbidden. Racism/insulting/swearing is forbidden. That includes Squadnames, Chat, and VoIP. Chatspam is prohibited. Giving intel of your own team to the enemy is prohibited. Sabotage against your own team in all its forms is forbidden. No teamkillig PLEASE USE A PROPER NAME WHEN ON THE SERVER If you want to add something, please do so. Admins, take action, respond to reports. Players, report bad behaviours. I don't want to see this on all servers: