1 - Introduction
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2 - Message Content
- Message content must be the following:
- Constructive to the topic
- Respectful towards any other user on the board, regardless of how much your opinions differ.
- Readable (this means no all CAPS messages and usage of punctuation and paragraphing is obligatory)
- Posted in the most suitable subforum. If you are unsure where to post, feel free to contact a Moderator.
- Message content must not be the following:
- Against the law
- Abusive, disrespectful, harassing or hostile
- An attack on or bullying of another user
- Discussing illegal activities, such as illegal downloading of Battlefleet Gothic: Armada or any other Focus Home Interactive game.
- Containing pornography.
- Containing racially or ethnically offensive remarks or images.
- Providing links to any of the aforementioned content.
- Advertising in any way without the authorisation of the Administration or Moderation. Links to Battlefleet Gothic: Armada team, clan or fan websites and to personal websites are allowed as long as they stay subtle or in a dedicated sub-forum.
- Debating the decisions of the Moderation or Administration of the Forums publicly. In case of any inquiries you are welcome to write a Private Message (PM).
- Containing any kind of rude or offensive language (including net-speak).
- Containing any information from unauthorized leaks of information about Focus Home Interactive or Tindalos Interactive products, including patch notes and downloadable content.
- Against the law
3 - Account
- Your nickname may not contain pornography or hateful, racial and ethnical offense.
- Every user is only entitled to one (1) account at any given time. If there is any specific reason why you would need a new account, please contact the Moderation or Administration. To prevent misunderstandings please also contact the Moderation or Administration if two users are posting from the same computer or IP-address.
4 - Signatures, Avatars and Private Messages
- The height of your signature may not exceed 100 pixels in height on a conventional display. Signatures may also not contain quotes of other users unless they specifically gave you permission for usage.
- Avatars may not contain any pornography or hateful, racial and ethnical offense.
- Special rules apply to Private Messages (PMs). PMs must be in accordance with the rules listed in §2.2.a to §2.2.d and §2.2.h. The other rules stated in §2 do not apply to PMs.
5 - Enforcement of these rules
- Battlefleet Gothic: Armada forums are under the supervision of Focus Home Interactive and Tindalos Interactive Administrators and Moderators appointed by those. Moderators and Administrators, in their sole discretion, will decide whether Forum content is against these rules and set appropriate actions. Moderators and Administrators reserve the right to deny certain users access to the Forums if these rules are not adhered to.
6 - Notes
Please note that Moderators can’t always see everything. If you see anything that is against these rules, please use the report button (the “!” in the bottom right corner of any post or PM). Moderators do not and cannot read your private messages unless they get reported.
Moderators and Administrators may share any of your messages related to forum management for administrative purposes. If you feel the issue is too personal to be shared, please specifically state this in every Private Message and Moderation/Administration will respect this where possible.