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These are the rules for the ZARP Gaming Deathrun server. By playing on the server, you agree to follow all of these rules at all times.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of these rules, please contact a server staff member, and if you think any rules should be removed, added or changed, then please make a server suggestion.
See a rulebreaker in game? Type @ before your message to send a message to the staff only. If you'd prefer, you can contact a staff member through Steam, or TeamSpeak - especially if they're not online. Do not make a forum post.
Before any of the written rules are presented, use your common sense. But before you act in game, use common sense and don't do anything stupid. What the staff member says about a rule - goes. This also means, do not bend the rules to your advantage. If you don't fully understand the rules, contact a lead team member.
1.0 General Rules
1.1 - Threats
Threating to Hack/DDoS someone or any other malicious types of threatening is not allowed and could result in an instant ban of any length.
1.2 - Scamming VIP
Scamming in anyway for VIP is not allowed, scamming for items in game using the trade system when VIP has nothing to do with it is allowed however.
1.3 - Advertisement
Having links to external games is allowed HOWEVER any links to another server that is not related to ZARP/FP is not allowed. This also means no spreading Non-ZARP/External Games unrelated to Gmod community links in chat, If you have proof of someone rulebreaking, don't post the proof in chat, put it into admin chat with @ before the link.
1.4 Spam/Voice Changer
This means Chat Spam and Mic Spam - i.e. means overusing the microphone, playing music/audio other than voice through the microphone or spamming anything through the text chat. You are not allowed to shout through shout vote. You are not allowed to use voice changers on the server.
1.5 - Client Side Modification / Hacking
Using any sort of hacks/scripts to modify your game in order to gain an advantage is disallowed. A few examples would be auto-strafe and aim-enhancing software
1.6 - Sprays, Names or Picture
Having an inappropriate/objectionable spray/name/steam picture is not allowed. This means gore, pornographic, offensive and other inappropriate steam pictures/sprays or having an offensive or inappropriate name.
1.7 - Harassment
Harassing anyone, staff or not is not allowed. This means continuously annoying someone when they have/or a staff member has told you to stop. When they stay stop, stop.
1.8 - Respect
Disrespecting someone or generally being rude in game is not allowed, if it's as a joke, keep it so it will not offend anyone else; the target of this joke must accept that it's a joke.
1.9 - Racist, Sexist, Homophobic or Generally discriminatory language
Any language used that falls under these categories is strictly not allowed.
1.91 - Listen to / Respect Staff
When a staff member lays out an instruction, you should follow it. If it objects to the rules, contact a Lead Team member.
1.92 - Impersonation
You're not allowed to impersonate any staff members on the servers, this includes using names similar to those used by staff members within the community or saying that you are a member of the staff team when you are not. If you wish to use a name similar to that of a staff member you should first contact a lead team member for permission.
1.93 - Web Taunts
All taunts from the Web Taunts system must follow the ZARP TOU and all other Deathrun rules. Do not use any taunts that are disrespectful, racist, discriminatory, etc. or anything else that breaks any other rules. This includes anything disruptive (including, but not limited to, loud or high pitched noises).
2.0 Gamemode Rules
2.1 - Ghosting
Saying anything whilst you're dead to the alive players that could possibly change the outcome of a round is not allowed. A few examples would be telling someone the code on Helix when you're dead and they're alive.
2.2 - Delaying
Intentionally holding up the round to pause play is not allowed, an example would be to be the last runner alive and not make an attempt to bait traps, and just wait the round out.
2.3 - Griefing
Attempting to ruin your team's experience and gameplay is not allowed. This means teamkilling, and any other way that possibly could ruin your team's game.
2.4 - Death Avoiding
Going falsely AFK, leaving or refusing to activate traps as a death with the intention to avoid playing the death role is not allowed.
2.5 - Trap Stealing
Using someone's trap whether they have claimed it or were at that trap first is not allowed.
2.6 - Trap Spam
Spamming all the traps or using traps for no reason is not allowed. Only use traps when a player is in the immediate vicinity of the trap unless the trap activates upon the player moving into it (i.e. the portals on dr_minecraftpyramid)
2.7 - Trap Reactivation
Using a trap when it has already been used it against the rules. If you're not sure whether or not a trap has been used, best bet is to not use it at all.
2.8 - Entrance / Portal Camping
Waiting by a portal of any kind for a member of the opposite team to pass through in order to kill them is not allowed. You're allowed to wait by the portal for them to run through, as long as they can see you and you kill them after they have left the portal area. You're not allowed to sit in portals and get people stuck.
2.9 - Farming / Freerunning
Farming of points or xp is not allowed. This can be done by participating in freeruns to gain points and experience or any other unfair way of gaining these "resources".
2.91 - Prop Abuse
Picking up props and using them to either grief the team or anything else is not allowed. There is no reason for picking up props.
2.92 - Exploiting / Trap Avoiding
Exploiting unintentional map faults to benefit yourself or others is prohibited. You're allowed to use intentional map features to avoid 1 trap but avoiding 2 or more traps in a single motion/feature is not allowed.
2.93 - Begging
Begging for anything is not allowed, this includes; but is not limited to - point begging, rank begging, staff begging or any other type of begging. Failure to listen will result in a punishment.
2.94 - Trap Blocking
Blocking the fellow deaths's view and access to the trap is not allowed.
Going back from the first trap into the little catwalk and hitting deaths.
Going on top of the tree at the second trap, makes deaths able to hit runners.
Going on top of the tree, from there you can jump to the block that closes off the 4th trap and jump to the roof, from there u can jump on top of the chain and on top of the deaths place.
Right after the chain trap, you can go on top of the roof, by jumping on the leaning side and just holding W.
In some parts of the map, you can kill deaths as runners, and vice versa.
Getting enough speed can allow you to skip most of the traps in the map. An example could be both of the 50/50 doors, even though there's a small barrier, you can still skip it with enough speed.
You can hit deaths if you climb on the stones that come from wall just before the falling TNT trap.
Hitting runners/deaths through windows separating them.
Sometimes when two runners stands on the platforms going up, one of them dies.
At the trap before elevator, you can be crouched under the closing door.
Jumping around the stompers on the dirt pile then jumping around the barrels in the same phase.
Using the fan trap to skip both the barrel traps, or using it to get on top of the factory.
At the first health station, you can stand at the fence separating deaths from runners, and actually punch deaths from there, and vice versa.
Using the gravel/dirt pile to surf boost over the Trainrails
If you go standing as close as possible on the second trap blade, you can hit deaths and kill them, its possible to kill deaths or vice versa, at many points of the map.
Getting over 700 velocity to skip the fire traps, electric trap, car trap, floor trap and the cage trap.
Blocking the Boulder with a vape/knife
At the pipes at the end of the first row of traps, it’s possible to spam the console, by spamming the button to choose which one kills you but only as death.
After the second pipe, when you go on the platform moving up and down, its possible to skip the barrels by jumping towards the lava, making you able to hit a barrier in the air to skip it.
Getting enough speed to jump next to the deaths place fence and walk it a bit further to go into secret and when coming out of secret you are on stairs next to plants coming out of pipes.
2nd level after portals, sacrificing own health to go in the lava and basically go past traps (depending on health how many traps you can skip).
In most parts of the map u can knife deaths as runners, and vice versa, since there is no barrier from deaths to runners.
Jumping on the obsidian doors at the lava trap.
If you get enough speed, you can use the little ramp thing at the dollar trap to get on top of the side of the pool table. This can be used to skip one trap or get out of the map.
On last area going on top of one of the laser balls and jumping on the prison cell and bhops on the walls possibly skipping 2 traps.
Doing ladder jump to get on antennas and there jump to the Deaths' area.
In front of the helicopter you can bhop a little and jump on toxic barrels and jump over the white wall skipping 2 or 3 traps.
It is still possible to get on top of the maze, however a barrier has been made.
Getting enough speed after the last trap can allow you to skip the code and get to the hidden area without using the code.
Standing on the bar next to the spinning trap, you can actually kill deaths from there.
Using ring boost to get on top of deaths' area, using ladders to get on top of the thing at the hammer trap.
Jumping on top of the glasses(50/50 trap after planks) then going on top of the sign to skip the second teleporters (needs lot of speed and extremely hard to execute).
Crouching under both the pistons in the same phase.
Getting on top of the trap that traps you with the lasers, right after the barrels.
The "new" ending is currently broken (no guns).
Camping in the corner that resets your health to 100 (You're allowed to use it, just not camp in it)
The fan trap at second floor is currently broken since it does not kill the player as it is supposed to do, however the trap is still allowed to be used, but the player needs to type kill in console to avoid delaying the round.
If you feel that you have been wrongly punished for something which is not a rule / linked to a rule on here, you can appeal the punishment in the appeals section, and report a staff member in the report abuse section if you believe that they are abusing their powers.
Last Edit: 6 months 4 weeks ago by .uzi. Reason: Removed gang rules.
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