Welcome to British Borders

Firstly, a warm welcome to our website. At British Borders we are not just your typical Arma 3 role play community. By bringing together players from around the globe, who share our passion for role play, our members become part of our story and are proud to call us home.

We continue to forever challenge the conventional norms that so many Arma communities have come to accept, continuously raising the bar and setting the standards. Our extensive list of features, along with our fantastic user friendly website and our committed staff team, help to deliver an enjoyable, unique and lasting gaming experience.

We would invite you to join us and become part of that experience.

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    Last Updated: 01/11/2016

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  • British Borders aims to be the number one Tanoa Life server in the world. In order to achieve this we maintain a high standard of roleplay and have a set of rules which all players must adhere to.

    The community staff team has the responsibility of strictly enforcing the rules below to ensure that we only attract the best players who wish to share with us a fantastic roleplay experience. If you are told anything other than what is outlined in our official rules please ignore it.

    Our ethos is quite simple. We welcome anyone to join our community on the basis that they: firstly - role play to the highest possible standards; secondly - are respectful to all players in our community and finally apply common sense to every scenario.

    It is important to remember that we are a friendly community facilitating a recreational activity we all enjoy. Everyone will be treated equally and fairly in accordance with the rules below.

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  • 1.1 Any forms of bullying or racism will result in a permanent ban.

    1.2 Being abusive towards other players will result in a permanent ban.

    1.3 Threatening or disruptive behaviour will not be tolerated and result in a permanent ban.

    1.4 Promoting, advertising or recruiting for or on behalf of other communities (this includes promoting other servers, websites or Teamspeak servers) will result in a permanent ban.

    1.5 The posting of pornographic content is not allowed and will result in a permanent ban.

    1.6 Sharing or distributing a member’s personal information (including names, address, social media accounts or contact details) or private pictures without their prior consent will result in a ban.

    1.6 Impersonating other members of the community is not allowed and will result in a permanent ban.

    1.7 Any player caught hacking, cheating, glitching, abusing a bug or exploiting a script (e.g. duplicating money) will be permanently banned.

    1.8 Using offensive or inappropriate names will result in a ban

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  • 2.1 All players must value their life. Failure to do this will result in a ban. i.e. if you are being robbed at gun point you must comply or you can be killed.

    2.2 Vehicle death matching – using your vehicle to deliberately hit another player or ramming another player’s vehicle to cause death or the vehicle to explode will result in a ban.

    2.3 Random death matching – killing another player without a valid roleplay reason or not giving a player enough time to respond to your commands (e.g. robbery)  will result in a ban.

    2.4 Members must use a unique role play character name when joining the server for the first time.

    2.5 New life applies when a player has died without a rule being broken against them. This means they forget everything from their past life.

    2.6 Logging/combat logging whilst engaging in role play is not allowed and will result in a permanent ban.

    2.7 Disconnecting or respawning whilst stunned, restrained or in jail will result in a permanent ban.

    2.8 Going out of character is not allowed. This includes threatening to report another player or take them to ‘support.’

    2.9 Information obtained externally to the server such as Teamspeak cannot be used in game.

    2.10 A player cannot switch to the driver’s seat or jump out of a vehicle unless they have lock picked it, own a copy of the key or have been given permission by the owner.

    2.1 Gear cannot be taken from a vehicle/backpack unless a copy of the key is owned or the player is dead.

    2.12 When a player is restrained or zip-tied they can only communicate in direct chat. If unconscious they cannot communicate with anybody. This will result in a ban.

    2.13 Trolling – the act of deliberately causing annoyance or disrupting another player’s role play experience is not allowed. This can include, but is not limited to: jumping in front of cars, blocking vehicle spawn areas or running around other players shouting/playing music.

    2.14 Baiting, the action of deliberately luring someone in order to kill them or others will result in a ban (e.g. calling 999 for no reason to getting the police to respond then killing them.)

    2.15 Players cannot store a vehicle in the garage to avoid the content being searched or seized by law enforcement.

    2.16 Using global chat is only acceptable when advertising an in game service or if another rule states otherwise. Players must use the SMS system.

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  • 9.1 When on Teamspeak everyone must be treated with respect. Trolling, bullying or being abusive towards other members will result in a ban from Teamspeak.

    9.2 Using voice changers/spamming soundboards is not allowed in public channels.

    9.3 Music bots can only be used in the Music Lounge or private Teamspeak channels. Playing music in another channel will result in a warning/kick or maybe even a ban.

    9.4 Any avatar that displays offensive or inappropriate imagery will result in a warning being issued and Teamspeak avatar 'set' ability disabled.

    9.5 Using a VPN or proxy is strictly not allowed. Anyone caught using one will be banned from Teamspeak.

    9.6 Using plugins or bots that override our Teamspeak 3 permissions is not allowed e.g. drag bots.

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  • 10.1 Members must only register one forum account. Having multiple accounts will result in all of them being banned.

    10.2 When on the forums everyone must be treated with respect. Being abusive, trolling or bullying other members will result in being banned from the forums and community.

    10.3 Avatars and cover photo which is deemed unsuitable, offensive or inappropriate may result in a warning or ban being issued.

    10.4 Creating or commenting on forum threads with the intention to cause conflict or issues for staff will result in forum access being restricted and a warning being issued.

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  • 11.1 A decision made by a staff member is final.

    11.2 Staff dedicate their time and effort towards making this community enjoyable and a great experience for everyone. Being abusive or swearing towards staff will result in a permanent ban without an appeal.

    11.3 In order to contact staff the Support channels on Teamspeak must be used.

    11.4 All staff are governed and bound by the same rules as members. Any staff member abusing their position will be removed.

    11.5 Staff may not spawn in money, teleport or otherwise use their position to gain personal advantage in game. (Under certain circumstances, i.e. to create a community wide event or to issue compensation, this would be acceptable.)

    11.6 The definition ‘valid roleplay reason’ will be determined by the staff member’s judgement and interpretation of the rules.

    11.7 All compensation requests will be decided by a Moderator or above.

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  • 12.1 Stream sniping, the act of watching a players stream and using that information against them on the server, is considered fail role play and will result in a ban.

    12.2 Anyone streaming must pause/mute their stream whilst in a support channel.

    12.3 Staff reserve the right to deny any player from streaming on our server.

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  • 13.1 If you're playing BLUFOR or OPFOR you must support your team.

    13.2 Friendly fire/team killing as BLUFOR and OPFOR is not allowed.

    13.3 Stealing friendly gear or vehicles is not allowed when playing as BLUFOR or OPFOR.

    13.4 Voice on global chat must not be used at any time.

    13.5 Players must not "combat Log". Combat logging is the act of respawning or disconnect whilst engaged in any form of combat.

    13.6 No buildings or bases can be constructed to prevent access to a shop.

    13.7 Deliberately crashing aviation vehicles into other player bases is not allowed.

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