The rules apply to all platforms, servers, forums and community groups provided by us. Instructions given by the admis have to be followed to the letter.Violators of the rules are severely punished without any discussion. People who can’t control themselves and break the rules are kicked/muted and can be permanently banned in severe cases.Our rules include the official rules of ARK: Survival Evolved. The Code of Conduct or CoC and rules can be found here ARK: Survival Evolved CoC!Basic priciple: Don’t do something to another, if you don’t want it to happen to you!§ 1. Basic Rules - Basic Framework§ 1.1. Social BehaviorCertain behavior is in our communication striktly prohibited:nity strictly prohibited. These include the following things:•Every kind of insult.•Spreading untrue accusations.•Sexist, radical, political or religious statements.•Recurring, malicious attacks.•Bullying orally as written.•Defamation, spreading falsehood and undermining our community.§ 1.2. Steam, Player, Tribe and DinonamesThey may:•Not violate any rules or laws.•Not be offensive.•Not imitate any other player in the Cluster, with the purpose of creating problems in the name of another.•Not violate the trademark right.§ 1.3. Textchat/ VoicechatRefers to any voice, text or game chat, and other A.A.A. related platforms, forums, or communities!•When talking in global, use either the German or English language.•No spam and no flame in global chat. Discussions can be held in the local chat, private discord or TeamSpeak and may not violate any other rules.•Any kind of third-party advertising is prohibited.Game Rules for the 7 Maps Cluster PANGEA !!!§ 2. Tribe & Alliances§ 2.1. Tribe•A tribe may not have more than 10 members, this refers to the entire cluster.•The tribe name must be the same on every map.•In a tribe, everyone is always responsible for what an individual does. If individual players violate the rules, this will also have consequences for the entire tribe. That doesn´t mean that you can shout on the whole tribe. When you have problems you should talk with the specific person first in every case.•A tribe may not extort other tribes or players by demanding benefits of any sort.§2.2. Alliance•Alliances are limited to 5.•Alliances can help each other in the defense or raids of Outposts.§3. Buildings, Structures & DinosBasic priciple: Keep the Maps clean and attractiv for other players! Violations of building rules will lead to a deletion of all structures of a tribe in serious cases.Per Tribe are max. 3 Mainbasen allowed !Outposts don‘t have a limitation§3.1. Mainbase, Outposts & other StructuresMainbase•The definition Mainbase does not refer to a single building, but rather to the "main site" of a tribe.•The blocking of areas in catchment areas of mainbases is permitted for tactical reasons. Exceptions by §4.3•On a Mainbase a Safe Base Forcefield must be placed. This should only be as big as necessary and not obstruct unnecessary land to other players.Base Outposts•Not bigger than 12x12x12 or one cliffplatform.•Blocking caves with base outposts is not allowed. Exceptions are very small caves.•Base Outposts may not be built on alphaspots or large building spots.Other Structures•Unnecessary structures must be removed immediately (taming-spikes, campfires, unused boats or abandoned bases). •Tamingcages or cages for wyverns can stay but they must be unclosed that other people can use them aswell.•Claiming building spots is permitted if the construction of the base is started there within 48 hours.•The moving of a base should not take longer than a week. After that dinos and structures can be removed by an admin.•The pure blocking of building spots is prohibited.•The usage of fence foundations and fence support foundations is not allowed on PVP SE & Extinction. TO MUCH UNDERMESH !!Safe Base Forcefield - SBF•Per tribe and map are 4 shields allowed. •The shield should not be bigger than needed to prevent ways or other areas. Especially for cave entrances its enough when it has the sice of the actuall entrance. If you don´t care about this, the shield will propably be removed without warning.•SBF signs are removed on inquire from inactive bases unless there is a separate absence notification from the team.But at the earliest after 2 weeks!Forward Operation Base - FOB•FOBs must be instantly and completly removed after a raid.§3.2. Dinos•Dinos should be in the base and not be anywhere on the map, e.g. Boss groups parked somewhere near the obelisk.•Base Outposts should not be used as dinosaur storage. Farmdinos are ok, little dinosaurs aswell but do not outsource any big dinosaurs there like tons of brontos, rexes etc ...§3.3. Caves/Artefacts/LootCrates•Access to artefacts or caves with loot crates must be freely accessible outside of raids.•Blocking the aberration surface entrances is not allowed.•The placement of spawnboxes with transmitters near by artifacts is permitted.•The placement of spawnboxes with transmitters near by loot-crates or drop-spawns is prohibited. (e.g. desert-lootcrates)•Sealing for tactical reasons is permitted during a raid for the duration of the raid.•Placing turrets against players is only permitted in the case of a raid and for the duration of a raid, after which they must be removed.•The placing of turrets within a spawnbox is permitted.§3.4. Spawnblocking/ Obeliskblocking•Blocking and building on playerspawns is prohibited.•No resources spawns may be blocked / built on e.g. mountains or rich deposits in general. Exceptions are the obelisks that can be built.•Free access to rich resources spawns (mainly metal) must be guaranteed.•Every tribe is allowed to claim a oil-spot and protect it with turrets against thiefs.•The Islands blue obelisk is allowed to be closed and build on. This Obelisk counts as an „Exceptional Obelisk“.•Center red obelisk is allowed to be closed and build on. This Obelisk counts as an „Exceptional Obelisk“.•Obelisk and the closer area around are generally not permanently blocked, either by structures or dinosaurs. They must be kept free and usable for boss fights and transportation between server. Dinosaurs or structures blocking the Obelisks will be removed without warning. Excluded from this rule are the „Exceptional Obelisks“.§3.5. Undermeshing/Bugusing•Undermeshing or deliberate building under the map, with the purpose of hiding structures or protecting them from damage, is prohibited.•Undermeshing of a base results in an immediate deletion of all tribal structures. In severe cases, a perma ban can also be imposed.Basic priciple: Structures should always look far enough out of the mesh so that the options menu is accessible.§4. PVP Rules§4.1. PVE Servers:•On the five maps of Island, Ragnarok, Aberration, Center, Valguero PVP is only allowed to take an Outpostor raid a "Free To Loot" base. Otherwise, no PVP is allowed on these maps. Any PVP action against this rule ends with a Perma Ban.•Outpost in this case means a speacial loot producing terminal wich is only once on these maps (except for Aberration).•"Free To Loot" bases are always announced in Discord.§4.2. PVP Servers:•On the two maps Scorched Earth and Extinction 24/7 PVP is allowed without restriction.§4.3. Admin Structures & Dinos:•Name of the admin tribe: A.A.A or Tribe von Admin•Structures of the admin tribe may not be destroyed.•Dinos of the admin tribe may not be killed or abducted.Violations of the rules are severely punished without any discussion. People who can not control themselves and knowingly revert to this set of rules are kicked / mocked without comment and permanently banned in severe cases.Ignorance does not protect one from punishment. We have gone to great lengths to give you as accurate a description as we imagine the game on our servers. Please stick to it, then everyone has fun !!