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[USA] Firestorm Server
If you need an Admin or Moderator, they can be found at our Discord, here: Firestorm Discord

-Players-
We are a gaming clan/community who is still trying to figure things out. If you need help or have questions, never hesitate to ask. We will do our best to help you.

-Squad Leaders-
Teamwork is what counts. Stay humble, stay helpful, and try to show those you are leading a good time. If someone wants to try to learn a kit, give them a chance.

-Discipline-
Egregious rule breaking will result in admin action. We may pardon a ban, once, for an acknowledgement of the offense and an apology (which can be conducted via our Discord). Multiple bans or egregious reasons may result in a perma-ban (forever).

-Leadership-
Different skill levels and unconventional players do exist. Do not disrupt the server and/or confuse bad players with those who have ill intent.

 

Welcome to our Server!
These are our Squad server rules. These apply to all players who play on our server. Failure to abide by these rules may see admin action taken against the individual in question. If you have questions, or recommendations regarding our rules or just about the game in general, please leave them in our Discord for us. If you witness someone breaking any of these rules and there is no admin present, please submit video or screenshot evidence to our Discord. Video is the most conclusive evidence and helps us a ton!

 

-SQUAD SERVER RULES:-

Server Rules:

-Do not create a Squad with no intent to lead it. Disband the Squad if you accidentally made it.
-All SLs need SL kit, a mic, active communication, to speak english, & play the objective.
-SLs may kick players from their Squad for ANY reason.
-Do not 1-man vehicles that require the crewman kit. These vehicles need 2 crewmen minimum.
-No 1-man LOCKED Squads, unless you are actively logi driving, or staff.
-Do not disparage the server/staff, or suggest players to leave.
-No teamkill/retaliatory teamkilling. If accidental, apologize in ALL chat.
-Do not chat spam/verbally abuse/grief/waste/troll/wound players or game assets.
-All players need names that are non-exploitative.
-Vehicles are first come first serve. Abandoned/taxi'd vehicles are free claim.  
-Do not cheat, hack, exploit, abuse features, or glitch. This includes placing radios inside of solid objects.
-Do not share team info with the enemy, or stream snipe. ie: ticket counts, troop locations, or spawn points.
-Do not recruit/advertise in any channels.
-Do not impersonate admins or FS members. Misuse of a FS/FSr tag will result in admin action.
-Do not shoot emplacements or vehicle weapons out of main unless you are being camped & need to safely leave.
-VAC/Game bans will be banned to the 60th day. 3 VAC/Game bans total is a perma ban.
-Abusing players at main may have admin action taken if warranted. If asked to comply with admin, do so.
-Pings over 250/afk/unassigned players may be kicked.
VIDEO is the best evidence for catching rule-breakers, this helps us a lot, send it to our Discord.

Kicks/Bans are made at Admin Discretion. All players may get a Second chance after a ban, except for egregious offences. Warning players is courteous. Rules are always subject to change.

 

-SEEDING AND MAIN CAMPING RULES:-

Seeding:
When server is 20vs20 or lower, the following rules apply:
- Actively fight between the flags.
- SLs should encourage combat through the use of their rallies.
- Do not superfob away from the flags.

Main:
- Main Camping/IEDs-Mines by Main, are allowed only if the enemy has 1 safe exit for vehicles or they have lost all flags.
- Main Camping/IEDs-Mines by Main, are also at admin discretion. If asked to leave the area or remove a mine/ied, do so.
- DO NOT shoot emplacements or vehicles out of main, unless you are being camped at main and need to do so to leave.

 

-GENERAL SERVER INFORMATION:-

REMINDER: Server auto-restarts @ 2:29pm CST, daily. Please rejoin at 2:30pm CST so we can keep the server alive and healthy!

Want to skip the Queue? Whitelists are only given to those who help us populate our Server at 2:30pm CST or when it de-pops. Visit the Discord to apply.

VIDEO footage is the best evidence for catching rule breakers, this is the best way you can help us, send it to our Discord.

 

Current Maplist:
Narva Skirmish v1
Yehorivka RAAS v1
Chora AAS v1
Skorpo Invasion v1
Al Basrah RAAS v1
Belaya RAAS v1
Narva RAAS v1
Mestia RAAS v1
Skorpo TC v1
Gorodok RAAS v1
Sumari RAAS v1
Fool's Road AAS v1

 

Training Server Required Mods:

None

Edited by xXHertzXx
Updated Required mods for Training Server. Map Rotation. Rules.

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I was in this server earlier today placed a mine as scout behind nikem village (I could see the village not main, closer to village than main us base) on map op first light as I had observed a logi making several runs down the road then dip into woods behind nikem village. I watched a us vehicle blow up on my mine then ran out to place a ied even closer to nikem village on the road as I did the text chat lit up saying we were putting mines at main which was completely false then one said that if I placed any explosives near that road I would be kicked I then just resigned myself to not blowing my ied and walked away as I did I was kicked from the server.... I'm not here to throw a fit or whine just askin for the server admins to clarify their rules on this as is stated above it says "don't place a mine when you can see main base" I couldn't see the enemy main they had multiple routes to take to avoid where my explosives were I could see the second cap point not main! Could have been easily shot from nikem village as I placed explosives. I tried hopping on firestorm discord link above right afterwards to talk to Admin about this but link above opened discord but not firestorms. Like I said it is what it is but I would like rule clarified and to be enforced as it should be. I have over 500 hours on squad and this is the first time I have ever been kicked from any server and feel that the admin (not sure who it was think name started with a K) that did kick me acted unfairly and didn't give me a chance to right any wrong I did or to reply and have a cordial discussion. Also they should use the admin discord banner chat not the regular all chat for teams as this isn't always watched by people in server. Anyway that was my experience I'm here to help not be a ***. Any questions let me know thank you had a good time on this server till this happened thanks.

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On 11/27/2017 at 7:16 PM, Crew379 said:

Like I said it is what it is but I would like rule clarified and to be enforced as it should be. I have over 500 hours on squad and this is the first time I have ever been kicked from any server and feel that the admin (not sure who it was think name started with a K) that did kick me acted unfairly and didn't give me a chance to right any wrong I did or to reply and have a cordial discussion. Also they should use the admin discord banner chat not the regular all chat for teams as this isn't always watched by people in server. Anyway that was my experience I'm here to help not be a ***. Any questions let me know thank you had a good time on this server till this happened thanks.

 

Hey Crew379. First off, i just wanted to say thank you for providing feedback regarding an issue on our server. We greatly appreciate it. I just wanted to clarify some things for you regarding our rules. First being camping/mining main.

 

In Squad it is a relatively hard thing to try to admin the main camping because we have had issues with people hiding behind cover very close to main and then declare "they can't *see* main" even though they are within a quite close proximity. This is technically a loophole regarding our rules on mining main and camping it.. and sometimes leads to unreasonable kicks. This may be one of those times.

 

We primarily emphasize that although our rules say you can't camp main where you see it, these two stipulations are most likely what our admin kicked you for.
 

" -Main-
•    Camping Main is permissible if all previous capture points are taken.  Moving past Main is acceptable.  Ambush immediately outside Main is NOT acceptable.  It is NOT camping Main if you are inside a cappable point.
•    Do NOT fire any weapons out of Main
•    Do NOT place a mine at any point you can see Main "

 

We understand that at first the rules on main may not make sense and we are looking at a different way to approach this problem (specifically players intentionally going to mine/attack right outside enemy mains while they have limited ways to exit these mains.) Case in point is its pretty subjective. 

That being said, we will unban you but we just ask that if you are going to camp a main with mines and are told to stop you should immediately dig the mine up and leave the area. Leaving the mine appears to be an intentional placement from our view so its best to remove it before leaving.

 

Thanks for your concern on the issue and we hope to see you back on our server!

-Hertz

P.S. If that invite is gone, you can visit this url.  Firestorm Discord

 

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I personally almost ONLY play in Firestorm. When there's a queue, I join it. Nearly always an admin on at any given time, and cancer is dealt with swiftly and justly. +1 for [FS].

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Think I was kicked similar to last guy too. I honestly don't remember for sure if it was firestorm, but I think it was. We were just trying to move past US Main going east-to-west on Logar Valley in a logi to set up a FOB behind South DC (basically doing a long flanking maneuver), when me and my squaddie were kicked for "attacking main, wasting assets". We did not attack anything at main. My scout had a few minutes ago placed a mine on road about 400m north of US Main, but that's like half a map's width away, hardly camping main.

Edited by tatzhit

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Got to play with some of the Firestorm boys and they seem very friendly and reasonable.

 

Remember they provide a playground and we should abide by their rules, as with all clan servers. If all you got was a kick then it's minor and should be learnt from. They are trying to provide a great place to play, and can be hard to decern  unsporting behaviour  to griefing. It's not a paid job and we as players should try and make life easy for them. 

 

If you don't like it find another server which suits your game style.

 

Happy gaming 

Edited by Smee

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Thank you xXhertzXx for the professional response you represent your server very well nice to see. My whole reason in bringing this up was so that maybe y'all could discuss this is issue especially on the op first light map as its configured a lil differently then most with village cap and us main. Maybe y'all could indentify a grid square as the kick square on that road from main to nilrem village as kind of a defined uniform border for kicks of this nature just an idea might not be practical I dunno.   I'll give yalls server a try again sometime soon and thanks again for your professional response it makes me want to visit yalls server again! Thanks and happy holidays 

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Also hertz upon reading your post again I would like to stress that I was not hiding so I couldn't "see main" lol that's just ridiculous people try to exploit that and If that was the case I should have been kicked right away.... I strongly disagree with camping mains I hate it that's why this kick upset me...... My situation I wasn't near the main I was closer to the second cappable point nilrem village just wanted to clarify that further.... as for digging up the ied I placed right before I saw the chat yes I should have dug it up understand that now just didn't wanna die lol as I said I could have got shot by enemies in nilrem village because I was close to it anyways no biggie thanks again though I appreciate the response see ya on server soon!

 

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Your admin dont seem to care about whos the villain and who is trolling.. he just kicked everyone involved in any way.

 

I was rearmin SPG technical in mainbase when 2 known trolls jumped in Hunter P and Craig+random numbers. Plus few other guys, i gave them a ride to battle but the trolls Hunter P and Craig didnt jump out, instead Hunter wasted all the ammo on SPG by shooting ground in front of the vehicle. I tried to make them jump out of the car without succes and then called admin, told him exactly what had happened but he just told not to complain and just keep playing the game... how can i play if they dont get out of my vehicle ? 

 

Other ppl in the server told admin too that those 2 are known trolls, Hunter P and craig.. but he just didnt care. I drove the vehicle out in the desert to make those guys get out of the car but then admin kicked me for "wasting assets"... he ignored everything i told him and blamed me for trolling.

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See my post in the other Server forum about Firestorm server. Firestorm admins seems to abuse rule #11, no exploiting game flaws as long as the exploit benefits the team they are playing on.

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