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Community and You - Fair play battle

Discussion in 'Rules' started by The Grim Repair, 3 Mar 2018.

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  1. The Grim Repair

    The Grim Repair Community Manager

    26 Sep 2017
    What Community means for us
    Being part of the Battle Bay community means to meet people from different countries, time zones and ways of life. What brings us together is the fun we have in the bay, exchanging tactics, set ups and trying out new fits, weapons and boats. We have a strong competitive core - sharing the gaming spirit of never giving up! We lose some, we win some. But most of all - we enjoy the battles with our friends fellow players.

    Guild responsibility and foul play consequences

    When you join a guild - you are part of a tighter group of the whole Bay. Every guild leader has a great responsibility leading that group and ensuring that everyone is playing nice and fair.

    Fair play is - the essence of what makes competition good. If we feel others don't play by the rules or try to bend, circumvent or ignore them - the competition becomes foul and not fun anymore.

    With this we want to call out that, going forward, any individual or guild who will in any way not play to the best of their abilities or is found to systematically play the system - will get suspended from the game.
    This applies to win-trading, as well as other foul play behavior such as not attacking your guild mate on Unfriends, not healing your rivalry guild opponent in your own team, intentional losing or "suiciding".
    The list is not exhaustive as we expect sportsman like behavior and trust that every captain will aim to play fair and battle with pride.

    A call to honor for Guild Leaders
    Nobody is exempt from the consequences of foul play - including top Guilds and Leader-Board champions.
    Guild leaders - it is your responsibility to share the and discuss these rules and ensure every member understands them. Teamwork and family is what a Guild means to many of you. To honor that bond you worked hard for, what a Guild should not mean, is to win by any means necessary and at the cost of your honor.
    Maybe some captains chose playing honorably is not their way - that is fine, however, then the Bay is not the place for you.

    For further reference, please also read our fair play rules, if you haven't yet.

    What can I do?
    We have dealt with all the reports we have received and continue to do so - now with an even stricter eye.
    Please keep reporting players that are not playing fair - and add in your descriptions exactly why / what you observed.
    We then ensure that appropriate actions are taken.
    Call Out: False reports will also receive suspensions - so always be accurate and truthful.

    The Battle Bay community is what we make of it. What every individual and Guild makes it to be. Let's make it fun and fair - as simple as that.

    - Grim -
  2. CaffeinatedChris

    CaffeinatedChris MVP

    4 Aug 2017
    Important Follow-Up:
    Posts in the forum that encourage behavior in violation of the Fair Play policy will be edited or removed.
    Fight hard and play fair.
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