Chat Rules
"You can say everything, except what is not worth saying."
 
Dear players! We want the communication in the game to be convenient and comfortable for all players. The administration urges you to be mutually polite and not to create discomfort to other players. In order to achieve the most pleasant communication in the game the following will not be allowed. Statements that violate the other players and the rules of the game, as well as humiliate someone's honor and dignity. The offending player will receives a ban on chatting - Curse of Silence - for a period corresponding to the violation.
 
 
Concepts used
 
Flood – Flooding the chat and interfering with the communication of players. Differs in form and content.
By form:
- Repetition of one or more phrases of the same type in meaning or content more often than once every 3 minutes.
- Advertising about recruiting or joining a clan (including requests for signing forms), searching for friends and announcements about exchanging signs of friendship, campaigning actions, offers to exchange unsold (including event) items, the same and multiple phrases in the trade chat more than once every 10 minutes;
- Smiley flood - 3 or more messages in a row, consisting only of smiles, or more often 1 smiley message more than once every 3 minutes
- abuse of the "Complain" function - unreasonable complaints about messages from other players;
- abuse of the / rand function - more than once every 3 minutes.
By content:
- messages that do not carry a semantic meaning: ie just alphabet characters;
- messages consisting of more than 50% not letters, but symbols (punctuation marks, pseudo-graphics, etc.);
- abuse of repetition of the same letters, numbers, punctuation marks (according to the rules of the English language - no more than 3);
- extreme extending of certain letters or numbers (+100000000000000000; Helllllllooooooooooooooooo)
- messages in a foreign language are also considered flooding, since the official language of the game is English. The exceptions are memes, catchphrases, famous proverbs and Latin sayings;
- sports chants and slogans; Even during important sport games, such are not being tolerated in official chats.
- quotation of poems and songs over 2 lines; Such are allowed as long as they are in English and they have no offensive words or character.
- an unaddressed filter that completely covers the chat (for example, “(oh), honey, sunshine”); Messages that appear bold and italic font in official chats and that has not been addressed to anyone are being punished accordingly.
- single, unaddressed drawings of an offensive nature (anatomical details) from characters without context; Messages that contain anatomical details of offensive character, such as breasts, male and female privates, backside and so on.
- discussion of other online games without specifying links, as well as calls to abandon the "Legend" and play other games, do other things;
- referral links in the chat; Referral links are not allowed in official chats.
- interfering with the work of Admins’ representatives.
 
Caps – ~50% or more of the phrase in capital letters.
 
Spam – advertising messages aimed at someone who did not consent to receive them. In particular, messages about trading outside the trading chat (including private ones) - offers to buy, sell, exchange goods, services, as well as begging, donation and other messages from which the distributor or another player can extract any benefit both in material terms and in any other form (treatment, professional services and goods, etc.), with the exception of items available only for exchange (which cannot be sold) in the general chat, they cannot be spammed in private either;
- search for groups in the general chat.
 
Flame – an open showdown, an argument for the sake of an argument, verbal skirmish, provocation to a conflict. Confrontations intended to settle a dispute, taking part in arguments regarding/or not about the game, verbal sparring that may lead to insults fight or provoking of a conflict will be punished accordingly.
 
 
 

Violations and penalties

 

Curse of silence for 1 minute
 
Curse of Silence for 1 minute – "warning"
1. Curse of Silence "warning" is a punishment assigned for a one-time minor Violation of the Chat Rules.
2. The basis for the imposition of the Curse of Silence - flood, caps, flame, as well as prevention of a more serious violation of the rules of chatting.
3. The form of punishment - blocking the possibility of chatting for 1 minute.
If the violation is primary, incidental and not serious, a verbal warning is possible. If the violation is obvious and deliberate, then it will be punished according to the appropriate paragraph of the rules without warning. 
 
 
 

 

Curse of Silence for 15 minutes
 
Curse of Silence for 15 minutes – "flood / caps / spam / flame"
1. Curse of Silence for flooding is a punishment assigned for Violations of the Chat Rules.
2. Reason - repeat after warning or malicious flood / caps / flame; messages that do not correspond to the topic of the channels (see spam), as well as senseless and frequent complaints about messages from other players.
3. The form of punishment - blocking the possibility of chatting for 15 minutes.
* NOTE: Intentional interference in the work of the Guards or Mentors after a corresponding warning is also prevented by blocking the possibility of chatting for a period of 15 minutes, in case of repeated violation - for 30 minutes.
 
 
 

 

 

Curse of Silence for 1 hour
 
Curse of Silence for 1 hour – "insults, agitation, abuse"
1. Curse of Silence for insulting and / or swearing, rude jargon is a punishment assigned for Violation of the Chat rules.
2. Basis for imposing Curse of Silence: 
- insulting other players, as well as their relatives without the use of swear words, the use of swear words, rude jargon in the message of any content, the use of offensive derivative words from names. (example: «Duck you!», «Astrohole», «I wanted to insult you good.»)
- animal related metaphors that refer to the names of animals with negative meaning in terms of public opinion, or their qualities;
- profanity, covered by a filter, addressed to another player;
- campaigning, calls for voting for participants in official competitions, through messages in the general chat;
- address drawings of an offensive nature from symbols, as well as phrases with pictures of an offensive nature;
- discussion of online games without giving links after warning;
- unfounded public accusation.
3. The form of punishment - blocking the possibility of chatting for 1 hour.
* NOTE: in the chat, it is not prohibited to use Internet memes that are not offensive, rude (abusive).
 
 
 
Curse of silence for 3 hours
 
Curse of silence for 3 hours – "non-standard, agitation, harassment, drugs"
1. Curse of Silence for obscene expressions is a punishment assigned for Violations of the Chat Rules.
2. Basis for imposing Curse of Silence:
- the use of profanity (including in a foreign language) both in private or official chats;
- sexual harassment, as well as the dissemination of sexually explicit information containing a naturalistic, detailed description of the anatomical or physiological details of sexual relations;
- campaigning, calls for voting for participants in official competitions, through private messages to players;
- the use of veiled expressions, if they have a double meaning and can be regarded as vulgar or obscene (replacing letters in words with periods, spaces and other special characters (*, #, $, as well as the like), including symbolic pictures with which phrases can be regarded as obscene, as well as abbreviations of abusive expressions accepted on the Internet;
- advertising of narcotic drugs and promotion of alcoholic products also falls under this clause.
3. The form of punishment - blocking the possibility of chatting for 3 hours.
 
 
 

 

Curse of silence for 5 hours
 
Curse of silence for 5 hours – "politics, threats"
1. Curse of Silence is a punishment assigned for Violations of the Chat Rules.
2. Basis for imposing Curse of Silence:
- messages about politics, about the political system, the actions of politicians, about the politics of states or any formations, about real political events (wars, revolutions, coups, party actions, strikes, rallies, etc.), political propaganda and agitation;
- wishes of misfortune in real life to the player and his relatives;
- threats in the chat with violence in real life.
3. The form of punishment - blocking the possibility of chatting for 5 hours.
 
 
 

 

Curse of silence for 12 hours
 
Curse of silence for 12 hours – "inciting interethnic, interreligious hatred"
1. Curse of Silence for inciting interethnic, interreligious hatred is a punishment assigned for Violation of part of the Chat Rules.
2. The grounds for imposing the Curse of Silence are statements of a racist nature and attempts to incite interethnic strife, any campaigning on this topic.
3. The form of punishment - blocking the possibility of chatting for 12 hours.
 
 
 
 

 

Curse of silence for 24 hours
 
Curse of silence for 24 hours – "External links (advertising external / malicious links), advertisements for the sale of game resources for real money, offering programs for bot farming"
1. The Curse of Silence for External links is a punishment assigned for Violation of the Chat Rules.
2. Basis for imposing Curse of Silence:
- consider any Internet links that is not related to this game, that is, it does not contain warofdragons.com or games.mail.ru/support/dwar/questions. The Curse of Silence for 24 hours is imposed for the publication of messages about any third-party Internet resources, as well as their advertising; Any messages that contain links non-related to the game along with bot programs. Mentor sites (including the approved foreign languages ones) are excluded from this rule along with any other sources that are related to the game (Legend youtube videos and guides, pages and articles related to the game etc.)
- referral links in chat after 15 minutes of Curse of Silence;
- fishing for logins and passwords of characters;
- messages about the sale, purchase, donation of game characters, sale, purchase of game currency;
- suggestions and requests for the provision of third-party programs for automating the game process;
- offering and requests of services «temporary use of character». Offering or requesting for such is not allowed (that includes messages form the type “I am going vacation, can you log in for my wand every day”).
3. The form of punishment - blocking the possibility of chatting for 24 hours.
 
 
 

 

Recurrence of the Curses of Silence!
 
In the event that during the previous 24 hours the player has not received any Curse of Silence, in case of violation of the chat rules, the violator receives the nominal punishment indicated above.
If, during the previous day, one Curse of Silence of a certain type is received, then, having committed a similar violation, the player will receive a double punishment of the same type.
If during the previous day more than two Curses of Silence of a certain type are received, the player will receive a fourfold punishment.
 
 
 

 

Complain function
 
If you have been insulted in private or there is a violation in the chat, to which there is no response from an employee of the Order of the Guardians, you can report it to the Order of the Guards by right-clicking on the message time and selecting "Complain" in the menu that opens.
Clan chat complaints are processed in case of violation from the "Curse of Silence for 24 hours section. Other situations are resolved by the head of the clan and authorized persons by disconnecting the player from the clan chat channel, alliance chat.
 
 
 
 

The administration focuses on these rules, but reserves the ability to use the Curses of Silence at its discretion.


THE BASIS FOR DETERMINING A SPECIFIC WORD AND EXPRESSION ARE:
- "Oxford Dictionary”
- "Wikipedia" - the free encyclopedia, wikipedia;
-“https://www.urbandictionary.com” use to check common slang
Sources are listed in order of importance when used.

 

Dear players!
If you think the received Curse of Silence is unfair, you have the opportunity to file your complaint on the forum, in the section "Complaints about the Curse of Silence". Your complaint will be carefully considered by the leadership of the Order of the Guardians, and you will receive a message about the results of the verification as soon as possible.

We wish you an exciting game and pleasant chatting!

 


 

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