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Rules

LilacMC's Official Server Rules

All rules and regulations apply on both LilacMC and the Discord server. These rules are applied so that the server can be fun, healthy, and as safe as possible for all players to interact with!

  • Report rule breakers and provide screenshots if you can. Rule breakers will be punished accordingly.
  • If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact any staff members.
  • These rules are subject to change without prior notice.
General Rules
General Rules
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1. BE NICE TO OTHER PLAYERS AND STAFF. BEING RUDE AND/OR DISRESPECTFUL TO OTHER PLAYERS AND STAFF WILL RESULT IN A PUNISHMENT.

1.1 Do not disrespect and/or slander towns.
1.2 Do not spread rumors or lies about players/staff/towns.

2. PLAYERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO USE MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS. IF YOU ARE FOUND USING AN ALT, THE ALT WILL BE PERMANENTLY BANNED AND YOU WILL BE PUNISHED.

2.1. If you have multiple players within your household, please let any staff member know.

3. DO NOT BUILD INAPPROPRIATE OR OFFENSIVE STRUCTURES. FOR SIGNS, SEE CHAT RULES IN RULES 20. IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION IF SOMETHING IS INAPPROPRIATE OR NOT, FEEL FREE TO ASK A STAFF MEMBER.

4. MODS THAT GIVE YOU AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE ARE NOT ALLOWED.

4.1. Allowed Mods: Game engine performance mods (Optifine, Sodium, Starlight, etc.), Minimaps (with caves and mobs on mini-map disabled), Litematica. If you are unsure if a mod is allowed, ask staff first!
4.2 Disallowed Mods: Cheaty clients, X-ray mods, automatic functions (auto-mining, auto-clicking)
4.3. Macro programs and any other outside programs that aim to give the player an unfair advantage are also not allowed.

5. ABUSING PLUGIN OR VANILLA BUGS/EXPLOITS WILL LEAD TO A PERMANENT BAN.

5.1. This includes attempting to duplicate items, breaking blocks not intended to be broken, obtaining unobtainable items, and getting into areas you aren't allowed in. Anything that will give you, your group/party, your town, or your nation any advantages that are not meant to happen without the occurance of a bug, glitch, and/or feature exploitation are all under this rule.
5.2. If you find a bug and/or potential exploit, tell a staff member as soon as possible.

6. USING INAPPROPRIATE SKINS OR NAMES WILL RESULT TO A PERMANANT BAN UNTIL YOU CHANGE IT.

6.1. Any skin or name that is seen as NSFW or political fall under this rule.

7. SCAMMING PLAYERS IS NOT ALLOWED.

7.1. Adding deceptive items such as fake in-game currencies, fake artifact shards, etc. on the auction house will be removed and you will be punished.
7.2. Selling goods for an abnormal about of money is punishable (i.e. 1 dirt block for $1,000,000)
7.2.1 No CHEST SHOPS buying items at ridiculously below market value. (i.e. Chest Shops buying a Divine Core for $0.01)
7.3. Deals made with a player must be followed through.
7.3.1. If you are hired to do a job, you must fully complete it, unless the mutual agreement states otherwise.
7.3.2. If you hire someone to do a job, you must pay your employee according to the mutual agreement.
7.3.3. Failure to do either of these will result in a ban.

8. SELLING 'ADVERTISEMENT ITEMS' ON AUCTION HOUSE IS PROHIBITED.

8.1. Use Trade Chat (/tr [message]) to advertise properly.

9. BAN AND MUTE EVASIONS WILL RESULT TO HARSHER PUNISHMENTS.

9.1. For mutes, this includes using signs, renaming items, using another player to speak for you, and other forms in in-game communication.
9.2. For bans, this includes using an alternate account.

10. IMPERSONATING A STAFF MEMBER, WHETHER IT BE IN DISCORD OR IN-GAME WILL RESULT TO A PERMANENT BAN.

11. IRL TRADING (REAL LIFE TRADING - IN-GAME MONEY/ITEM FOR REAL MONEY) IS NOT SUPPORTED BY LILACMC IN ANY WAY.

11.1. There is no way to track/confirm payments outside of our platforms.
11.2. Trading store items for in-game money is supported as we can keep track of every movement.
11.3. Trading in-game money for real money, and vice versa, is not allowed, as we cannot track every movement.

12. ACCUMULATING A NUMBER OF WARNS EVERY MONTH WILL RESULT TO HARSHER PUNISHMENTS.

12.1. Previous bans/mutes will also be taken into account when you're being punished.

13. RACISM, HOMOPHOBIA, AND OTHER FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION/PREJUDICE WILL LEAD TO A HARSH PUNISHMENT.

13.1. We do not tolerate this behavior on any of our platforms.

14. REPORT PLAYERS TO STAFF (PREFERABLY WITH CLEAR EVIDENCE) IF YOU SEE THEM BREAKING ANY RULES.

14.1. If a player is trying to start a fight with you, do not respond, screenshot it and immediately report to staff.
14.2. Do not try to be a vigilante, this often causes more problems. Do not stoop to their level or give them attention.
14.3. If the player you're reporting is a staff member, take it directly to an admin via Discord.
14.4. Repeated false reports with no evidence can lead to a ban if an admin does not find proof of your claim.

 

Chat Rules
Chat Rules
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15. DO NOT ADVERTISE OTHER MINECRAFT/DISCORD SERVERS IN ANY FORM - UNLESS IT HAS CONNECTIONS TO THE SERVER SUCH AS A TOWN/NATION DISCORD.

16. SPAMMING AND UNNECESSARY USE OF LETTERS, SENTENCES, AND SYMBOLS WILL RESULT TO A MUTE.

16.1. This includes dragging characters, using excessive capitalization and/or symbols, flooding chat, and repeating similar messages over and over.

17. SWEARING IS ONLY ALLOWED SO LONG AS IT IS NOT EXCESSIVE, NOT WITH AN INTENT TO OFFEND/BERATE SOMEONE, AND NOT DIRECTED AT ANOTHER PLAYER.

18. DO NOT SHARE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION OF OTHER PLAYERS WITHOUT THEIR EXPLICIT PERMISSION. LILAC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU SHARE YOUR OWN INFORMATION, BUT IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

19. DO NOT USE INAPPROPRIATE NICKNAMES OR USERNAMES.

19.1. This includes name that could be seen as NSFW/political/etc.
19.2. Do not use nicknames to impersonate other players or staff.

20. STEER AWAY FROM INTRODUCING CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS.

20.1. This includes, but not limited to, politics, religion (including cults and sects), R18+/NSFW topics (Sex, violence, etc.), and dark history (Genocide, slavery, war, etc.)
20.2. Topics of harmful drugs, or the abuse of drugs, are not allowed.
20.2.1. Weed & smoking as global topic is allowed in moderation.
20.2.1.1. Sending details as to how one could get access to such substance.
20.2.1.2. Encouraging people to try smoking any sort of substance.
20.2.1.3. Talking about experiences that could trigger other people (bad side effects, abuse, addiction, etc.)

21. HARASSING PLAYERS/STAFF THROUGH THE USE OF MESSAGE SPAM, THREATS, INSULTS AND OTHER RELATED ACTIONS ARE NOT ALLOWED.

21.1. This also includes attempting to bait other players/staff into lashing out at them.
21.2. This also includes trash talking towns, nations, player warps, or player shops.

22. EMPHASIS ON LILACMC'S LGBTQIA+ INCLUSIVENESS. ANY HOMOPHOBIC REMARKS/ACTIONS TOWARD A PLAYER OR A GROUP OF PLAYERS WILL RESULT TO A BAN.

23. FAILURE TO LISTEN TO STAFF WHEN ORDERED TO CHANGE THE CHAT TOPIC COULD RESULT TO A PUNISHMENT.

Gameplay Rules
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24. DO NOT DESTROY OR DEFACE ANY PLAYER BUILDS IN THE SERVER (AKA NO GRIEFING).

24.1. Destroying or placing blocks within 3-4 chunks of a town without permission (Border Griefing) is also not allowed.
24.2. Player-built structures in Resource worlds and unclaimed areas also fall under this rule, even if it seems abandoned.
24.3. Towns that has been in 'ruined' state for more than a month can be claimed by other players upon request.
24.4. Small builds from inactive players that haven't logged on for more than six months or larger builds wherein the player hasn't logged in for more than nine months can be claimed, with staff permission. Chests, barrels, shulkers, etc associated with such builds will be removed.

25. PVP REQUIRES CONSENT FROM BOTH PARTIES.

25.1. There is a designated PvP arena for this which has KeepInventory and KeepEXP.
25.2. Killing a player without consent can lead to a punishment.

26. CLAIMING TOWNS/HOMES 10 CHUNKS NEAR ANOTHER TOWN WITHOUT ANY PERMISSION CAN RESULT TO THE TOWN BEING DELETED.

26.1. Upon request, your town structures can be moved to a different location if you accidentally built too close to another town.
26.2. Both parties in this case are expected to respect one another. Failure to do so may lead to a punishment.

27. DO NOT TRY TO FIND OR ABUSE A WAY AROUND THE ANTI-AFK PLUGIN.

28. STEALING ITEMS, ANIMALS, LOOT, AND MOB KILLS FROM OTHER PLAYERS IS NOT ALLOWED.

28.1. The following also falls under this rule;
28.1.1. Using a map with the intent to steal mapart.
28.1.2. Following players during events to steal kills/items.
28.1.3. Killing animals within 1-2 chunks of a town.
28.1.4. Stealing/copying designs from other players using Schematica/Litematica is not permitted without explicit permission from the builder of said design.
28.1.5. Not letting people finish using the End arena by spawning another dragon, participating in killing without permission, and kill stealing. Players can stay at the end arena for one hour at a time, or until another player requests to grind in the arena.

29. BUILDING REDSTONE MACHINES OR FARMS THAT ARE LAGGY IN NATURE AND CAUSES A LOT OF LAG IN THE SERVER WILL BE REMOVED AUTOMATICALLY BY STAFF.

29.1. The following falls under this rule;
29.1.1. Flying machines
29.1.2. Mob farms that spawn an unreasonable amount of mobs.
29.1.3. Any farms that are proven to cause lag in the server.
29.1.4. Fully automated farms that utilize observers.
29.1.5. Any zero-tick farms.
29.1.6. Auto cookers and auto brewers are allowed so long as the machines are under the redstone limit. However, if staff members find your machine to be causing immense lag, it will be removed without prior warning.

30. NO EXPLICIT/INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT VIA MAPART, PIXEL ART, BUILDS, BOOKS, AND OTHER MEANS.

30.1. If you are unsure if the mapart/pixel art you wish to make, or the topic of your book, is allowed, please ask a staff member or make a ticket.

31. ANY ATTEMPTS TO SABOTAGE (BREAK RULES OR EXPLOIT BUGS) EVENTS CAN AND WILL BE MET WITH AN UNAPPEALABLE BAN UNTIL THE EVENT IS OVER.

32. AFTER 1 MONTH OF INACTIVITY, TOWN MAYORS CAN REQUEST FOR THE CHEST REMOVAL OF THEIR RESIDENTS.

32.1. The chests of a permanently banned player will be removed.
32.2. In the case that a player has left the town, or is active, but does not respond to chest removal requests. Chests will be moved to a staff-only world upon request.

If you need any clarification on these rules, feel free to contact any member of the Lilac Staff team.

LilacMC is a privately run server and we reserve the right to ban anyone we feel would be toxic, or a detriment to the community. ALL rules stated above are subject to change without prior notice.