Rule Update Changelog [11/MAR/2017]

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Rule Update Changelog [11/MAR/2017]

Post by LS-RP » Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:43 pm

MAY 14, 2015:
    Third Party Modifications
    • The Emergency Light Mod (ELM) is no longer allowed to be used. For more information, click here.
MAY 5, 2015:
    Court Rules Image
    • We have added a new in-game rule, #10.
    Robbing & Scamming
    • Cosmetic changes have been applied to make the rule even more clear.
    Common Courtesy (Forum Rules)
    • 'No doxing' has been added to the rule.
APRIL 12, 2015:
    Disgusting Roleplay
    • Dismemberment has been added to the list of activities that need OOC permission.
    Robbing & Scamming
    • Robbery level requirement has been raised from 3 to 5.
    • Scam level requirement has been lowered from 10 to 5.
    • The rules about extortion on businesses have been removed completely.
    • Loaning scams no longer have level requirements and money limits.
    • The loaning properties is no longer protected by the rules.
    • Gambling is no longer protected, just like loaning. This means that there are no level requirements or money limits for gambling scams, and that anyone can scam via gambling, including legal casinos.
    • Raffles (of any type) are no longer protected either since they are a form of gambling.
    Safezones
    • Los Santos High School is now a safezone.
    • Ocean Docks Loading Bay (i.e. the ship used by truckers) is now a safezone.
    • The impound lot is no longer a safezone.
    Prison Rules & Privileges
    • The concept of OOC shank requests has been removed.
DEC 21, 2015:
    1. Common Courtesy

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    [ADD] Filing heat-of-the-moment reports when the players are not deserving of admin punishment.


    2. Metagaming

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    [ADD (clarity)] Using VoIP programs such as Teamspeak, Skype and Ventrilo to communicate IC whilst in-game is strictly forbidden.

    [ADD] It is also against the rules to use alternative characters to interact with your main accounts, gain knowledge from your main, pass on info and so on. Alternate characters must interact IG with others to gain knowledge or carry out related tasks.


    3. Powergaming

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    [ADD] Entering a car and doing /taw and /tad to steal items with zero role-play involved.


    4. Abuse of SA-MP Physics

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    [EDIT] You are allowed to ninja-jack others whilst being chased by the Police.

    [ADD] Drive-bying without a driver — shooting others from a car with no driver in the car.


    5. Third Party Modifications

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    N/A


    6. Deathmatching

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    [ADD] Rules of Engagement must be followed by illegal factions: [url=http://forum.ls-rp.com/viewtopic.php?f=658&t=489386]Rules of Engagement (RoE)[/url]


    7. Safezones

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    [ADD] DOJ buildings at Market & Rodeo

    [ADD] For example: You are trying to kill a player and he runs into the mall from another location - you can follow and kill him if it is urgent. This should not be abused, as these locations (like PD/SD, City Hall) are dangerous. If the role-play can wait until a safer location, then it should.


    8. Disgusting Roleplay

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    N/A


    9. Robbing & Scamming

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    [ADD] You may not knowingly rob the same people more than once in a 2-hour period.

    [ADD] You may not steal properties or abuse /furniture as a furniture designer. If someone has given you a property to allow freedom to /furniture design the house, you may not simply steal the property or use this to scam people.

    [ADD] Legal casinos or betting shops may not scam players. This includes raffles at legal businesses. The maximum bet you can place in a legal betting business is $1,000,000 and all interactions must be role-played properly.

    [EDIT] Loaning and ILLEGAL gambling is done at your own risk and is not protected by the level requirements, money limits and scam restrictions described in this rule.


    10. Court Rules

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    N/A


    11. Prison Rules

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     [ADD]  Killing in the boxing ring without enough guards is still against the rules.


    12. Destroying Property

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    N/A
APR 28, 2016:
    11. Prison Rules

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    [REMOVAL] Any references to the boxing ring in the rules as it has been removed from the server.


    12. Destroying Property

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    [EDIT] Edited to refer to property as "House or Business" to be more clear on what the rule references.

    [ADD] Vehicles cannot be destroyed for no reason, or for the sake of it.
JUN 12, 2016:
    7. Safezones

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    [ADD] CPS House
    [ADD] Market Fire Station
OCT 26, 2016:
    3. Powergaming

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    [ADD] Advertisements for escort services and personal advertisements (looking for female/male/other companionship, etc) are prohibited in-game but allowed in the new "Personal" section under the Classifieds forum.
NOV 19, 2016:
    13. Legal Faction Rules

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    [ADD] M4 Allowance:

    To damage an uncompliant aircraft that is posing a threat to the public as a last resort.

    Units should attempt to contact National Guard before using lethal force, unless there is an opportunity to prevent the threat from escalating whilst the suspect is attempting to take off and evade in a helicopter from a non-residential area.

NOV 23, 2016:
    5. Third Party Modifications

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    [REMOVE] Keybinds are allowed, but must not be used in an unfair manner.

    [ADD] Keybinds that script influential role-play / responses, give you any sort of advantage over other players or act as macros to shorten server commands are forbidden. Frequently used [b]emotes[/b] (not server commands) that do not drastically impact a scene - e.g. describing your character's appearance, performing a repetitive action such as keying a radio or brandishing a small weapon (where no role-play is technically needed) and anything else along those lines may be bound to a key. In short, they may only be used to [b]enhance[/b] role-play. It is your responsibility to ensure that your binds are in line with this rule.

    Exceptions:
    [ADD] Police megaphone usage and /siren binds (only when unable to type) are allowed.
    10. Court Rules

    Code: Select all

    [REMOVE] You may not namechange or Character Kill (CK) yourself when:
    You have scammed or robbed someone in the last 48 hours.

    [ADD] You may not name-change or Character Kill (CK) yourself when:
    You have scammed someone in the last 6 days.
    You have robbed someone in the last 48 hours.
    6. Transfer Requests

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] Vehicles, weapons and drugs are not transferable - transfers are limited to money or properties.

    [ADD] You are not allowed to transfer 100% of your assets (money and properties) from one character to another - a name-change should be purchased if you wish to transfer all of your wealth to a new name.

    [ADD] Additionally, for security purposes, any large sum of money or property transactions between players require the approval of an online game administrator, e.g. a few million. If in doubt: just ask the admins.

JAN 28, 2017:
    1. Common Courtesy

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] If you quit or time out during an arrest and don't come back in an attempt to avoid being arrested IC, the charges will be applied to your character with an addition of the "Escape From Custody" charge. When you are punished for quitting or timing out to avoid an arrest, an administrator automatically grants permission to the law enforcer to press charges, even if your name is not ICly known to them.

FEB 02, 2017:
    8. Furnishing your business (Business Rules)

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    [ADD] If you choose to furnish your business, the produced interior must fit the business' type - e.g. a 24/7 can't be designed to look like a club and similar. Businesses found in violation of this rule will have their furniture removed, in repetitive cases /furniture may be individually disabled.

MAR 01, 2017:
    4. Complex Ownership

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] Added a large section pertaining to complex ownership rules and guidelines. Additions include thread requirements, OOC expectations, apartment accessability, monitary gain, rules on evictions and more. 

MAR 11, 2017:
    14. Business Rules

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    [ADD] 1. Business Robberies — If you want to commit an armed robbery of an open business, you require [b]admin permission[/b].

    [ADD] 2. Shootings in businesses — If you want to shoot a player inside an establishment business (club, bar, restaurant) when it is open and occupied by players, you [b]require admin permission[/b]. Businesses that are not open to the public, or "always open" (like fast-food outlets) are excluded from this rule and do not require admin permission.

    [ADD] 3. Realistic/sensible advertising — You may no longer advertise "free drinks" as a selling point for your business and raffles/giveaways should not be done frequently. Casinos are excluded from the "raffles/giveaway" ruling.

MAR 11, 2017:
    4. TeamSpeak Rules

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    [ADD]If you're:
    - A member of any legal faction, or possess any groups on the Legal Factions TeamSpeak, you must have your up-to-date in-game name in your description.
    - A member of staff or any official teams that have their own groups (e.g. mapper) on the main TeamSpeak, you must have your main forum name in your description.

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Re: General Changelog [05/MAY/2015]

Post by Conspiracy » Tue May 05, 2015 6:45 pm

Updated.

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Re: Rule Update Changelog [14/MAY/2015]

Post by Conspiracy » Fri May 15, 2015 3:19 pm

Updated.

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Re: Rule Update Changelog [21/DEC/2015]

Post by Surreal » Mon Dec 21, 2015 1:17 am

Updated first post's changelog.
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Re: Rule Update Changelog [21/DEC/2015]

Post by Surreal » Thu Apr 28, 2016 1:22 am

Updated first post's changelog.
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Re: Rule Update Changelog [12/JUN/2016]

Post by Surreal » Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:10 pm

Updated first post's changelog.

JUN 12, 2016:
    7. Safezones

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    [ADD] CPS House
    [ADD] Market Fire Station
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Re: Rule Update Changelog [12/JUN/2016]

Post by gus » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:02 pm

Updated first post's changelog.
OCT 26, 2016:
  • 3. Powergaming

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    [ADD] Advertisements for escort services and personal advertisements (looking for female/male/other companionship, etc) are prohibited in-game but allowed in the new "Personal" section under the Classifieds forum.
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Re: Rule Update Changelog [26/OCT/2016]

Post by Surreal » Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:43 pm

Updated first post's changelog.
NOV 19, 2016:
  • 13. Legal Faction Rules

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] M4 Allowance:
    
    To damage a non-compliant aircraft that is posing a threat to the public as a last resort.
    
    Units should attempt to contact National Guard before using lethal force, unless there is an opportunity to prevent the threat from escalating whilst the suspect is attempting to take off and evade in a helicopter from a non-residential area.
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Re: Rule Update Changelog [19/NOV/2016]

Post by Surreal » Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:58 pm

Updated first post's changelog.
NOV 23, 2016:
  • 5. Third Party Modifications

    Code: Select all

    [REMOVE] Keybinds are allowed, but must not be used in an unfair manner.
    
    [ADD] Keybinds that script influential role-play / responses, give you any sort of advantage over other players or act as macros to shorten server commands are forbidden. Frequently used [b]emotes[/b] (not server commands) that do not drastically impact a scene - e.g. describing your character's appearance, performing a repetitive action such as keying a radio or brandishing a small weapon (where no role-play is technically needed) and anything else along those lines may be bound to a key. In short, they may only be used to [b]enhance[/b] role-play. It is your responsibility to ensure that your binds are in line with this rule.
    
    Exceptions:
    [ADD] Police megaphone usage and /siren binds (only when unable to type) are allowed.
  • 10. Court Rules

    Code: Select all

    [REMOVE] You may not namechange or Character Kill (CK) yourself when:
    You have scammed or robbed someone in the last 48 hours.
    
    [ADD] You may not name-change or Character Kill (CK) yourself when:
    You have scammed someone in the last 6 days.
    You have robbed someone in the last 48 hours.
  • 6. Transfer Requests

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] Vehicles, weapons and drugs are not transferable - transfers are limited to money or properties.
    
    [ADD] You are not allowed to transfer 100% of your assets (money and properties) from one character to another - a name-change should be purchased if you wish to transfer all of your wealth to a new name.
    
    [ADD] Additionally, for security purposes, any large sum of money or property transactions between players require the approval of an online game administrator, e.g. a few million. If in doubt: just ask the admins.
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Re: Rule Update Changelog [23/NOV/2016]

Post by Mmartin » Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:51 pm

JAN 28, 2017:
  • 1. Common Courtesy

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] If you quit or time out during an arrest and don't come back in an attempt to avoid being arrested IC, the charges will be applied to your character with an addition of the "Escape From Custody" charge. When you are punished for quitting or timing out to avoid an arrest, an administrator automatically grants permission to the law enforcer to press charges, even if your name is not ICly known to them.
    
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Mmartin wrote:
Fri May 26, 2017 7:31 pm
About a month after the update, we'll add a theme that's gonna resemble the way the old one looked. That's to force everyone to try and get used to the new theme, and if it's impossible for them even after a month of use, you will be able to opt out.

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Re: Rule Update Changelog [23/NOV/2016]

Post by Mmartin » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:16 pm

FEB 02, 2017:
  • 8. Furnishing your business (Business Rules)

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] If you choose to furnish your business, the produced interior must fit the business' type - e.g. a 24/7 can't be designed to look like a club and similar. Businesses found in violation of this rule will have their furniture removed, in repetitive cases /furniture may be individually disabled.
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Mmartin wrote:
Fri May 26, 2017 7:31 pm
About a month after the update, we'll add a theme that's gonna resemble the way the old one looked. That's to force everyone to try and get used to the new theme, and if it's impossible for them even after a month of use, you will be able to opt out.

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Re: Rule Update Changelog [23/NOV/2016]

Post by Sparx » Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:29 pm

MAR 01, 2017:
  • 4. Complex Ownership

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] Added a large section pertaining to complex ownership rules and guidelines. Additions include thread requirements, OOC expectations, apartment accessability, monitary gain, rules on evictions and more. 
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Re: Rule Update Changelog [11/MAR/2017]

Post by Surreal » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:17 am

Updated first post's changelog.
MAR 11, 2017:
  • 14. Business Rules

    Code: Select all

    [ADD] 1. Business Robberies — If you want to commit an armed robbery of an open business, you require [b]admin permission[/b].
    
    [ADD] 2. Shootings in businesses — If you want to shoot a player inside an establishment business (club, bar, restaurant) when it is open and occupied by players, you [b]require admin permission[/b]. Businesses that are not open to the public, or "always open" (like fast-food outlets) are excluded from this rule and do not require admin permission.
    
    [ADD] 3. Realistic/sensible advertising — You may no longer advertise "free drinks" as a selling point for your business and raffles/giveaways should not be done frequently. Casinos are excluded from the "raffles/giveaway" ruling.
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Image Howard Schmidt, Sheriff's Department Captain
Image Anthony Schiavone, Owner of the Avalon Vinewood
Image Adrian Resendez, East Los Santos Resident, MDMV






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Re: Rule Update Changelog [11/MAR/2017]

Post by Mmartin » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:26 pm

Updated first post's changelog.
MAR 11, 2017:
  • 4. TeamSpeak Rules

    Code: Select all

    [ADD]If you're:
    - A member of any legal faction, or possess any groups on the Legal Factions TeamSpeak, you must have your up-to-date in-game name in your description.
    - A member of staff or any official teams that have their own groups (e.g. mapper) on the main TeamSpeak, you must have your main forum name in your description.
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Mmartin wrote:
Fri May 26, 2017 7:31 pm
About a month after the update, we'll add a theme that's gonna resemble the way the old one looked. That's to force everyone to try and get used to the new theme, and if it's impossible for them even after a month of use, you will be able to opt out.

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