Conan Rules

Welcome to the TwitchRP Conan Exiles server!

If you’re on the TRP ARK server, then you’re already familiar with the basic rules for the TRP Conan Exiles server! Please note that this is NOT THE FULL RULESET for the server. Conan Exiles is a new world for all of us, which means we’ll have to experience it in all its glory before we can decide what is and is not acceptable behavior.

GENERAL

1 – Be respectful of others on the server; personal insults or verbal attacks outside of role-play (RP) are strictly prohibited!

2 – RP that violates the Twitch Terms of Service (ToS) and Rules of Conduct (RoC) is strictly prohibited:

3 – You must stay in character at all times on TwitchRP. This means no going out of character (OOC) in chat, as well. Message people on Steam, Discord, or other methods if you need to, but keep it all in character (IC) when playing on TwitchRP.

4 – DO NOT broadcast music to the server using the internal VOIP unless agreed upon by all present parties.

5 – Your first action in any disagreement should always be to try to RP it out. If that doesn’t work and you have a problem with another player, handle it privately, rather than having an open argument in game or in a public forum like Discord or Twitch. If the player has broken a rule, file a report.

6 – Speaking poorly of others on stream, in chat, or elsewhere will not be tolerated. If you have an issue with someone, submit a report. You are representing TwitchRP when you’re on Twitch.

7 – Do not message admins directly. We have a FAQ for reference, and a Discord where you can ask for assistance (#in-game-assistance for IN-GAME HELP REQUESTS ONLY, and any of the general channels for general help).

8 – Our server is currently password protected. We will post the password in the appropriate Discord channel; it’s your responsibility to check there for password changes.

Once you have the password, DO NOT GIVE IT OUT TO ANYONE. We are able to check each player’s steam64 ID, so we’ll know who’s supposed to be there and who snuck in. Any player found on the server without being accepted will be immediately banned from this and all future TRP servers. Any player found handing out the password to un-whitelisted players will be immediately banned from this and all future TRP servers.

9 – When you applied to the server, you signed up with Discord as part of the process. It’s required that you edit your nickname on the TwitchRP Discord server to “Steam Name (Current Character Name)” so that it’s easier for people to contact you. Additionally, this will allow admins to find you quickly in the event a report is filed against you. If the admins are unable to contact you, we will have no other recourse than to take appropriate actions against you, as we will only have one side of the story. If your Steam name is the same as your character name, you must still follow this rule.

10 – CHARACTER NAMES: You may not use special characters in your name, unless they are part of your name. (For instance, you are a robot, and your name is “R2-D2.” If you’re a human, don’t name yourself “~*Janet*~”) Admins will change your name if you do not comply with the guidelines.

11 – If an admin contacts you to discuss a timeout, the ban will not be lifted (regardless of its initial duration) until you have spoken to the admin.

12 – Do not glitch any elements of the game or use exploits.

MATURE CONTENT

There is NO NUDITY on TwitchRP’s Conan server. We strive to be an inclusive community, and nudity can make many players uncomfortable. While it can be controlled client-side, we feel that there is a power imbalance when one player sees someone as naked, but that person sees themselves as clothed. Additionally, though Twitch says nudity can’t be the main focus, it also suggests that if you can avoid it, do so.

13 – EROTIC ROLE-PLAY: There should be no erotic role-play (ERP) on TwitchRP. Innuendo is acceptable, but performing sexual acts is inappropriate and will result in immediate action by the admin team.

14 – CHILD CHARACTERS: Child characters are not allowed on the Conan server. Even with nudity off, Conan is a mature game, so we ask that you do not roll a child as you adventure through the Exiled Lands. Existing children characters as of 16 Feb 2017 are allowed, but no new children should be created.

If the admin team receives any reports of child characters acting inappropriately (i.e. propositioning adults), swift action will be taken.

15 – AGE REQUIREMENT: Just like with our ARK server, we require that you strictly adhere to Twitch’s Terms of Service. Regarding age, Twitch states:

  • If you are between the ages of 13 and 18 (or between 13 and the age of legal majority in your country of residence), you may only use the Twitch Service under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms of Service.

If you are not in compliance with the Twitch ToS for age, you will be removed from the server.

METAGAMING

Metagaming is the use of out of character (OOC) knowledge someone would have no in character (IC) knowledge of. Stream sniping occurs when you have a player’s stream open and use the information you see there (whether to find, harass, spy on them, or otherwise interact).

16 – Stream sniping/stalking and metagaming IS NOT TOLERATED. Do not act on information obtained through any means other than direct RP:

  • You must keep the information you have learned via watching streams and reading discussions separate from your character’s knowledge.
  • You may not use in-game automated notifications such as death messages and tribe logs.

17 – Identifying players and player-owned items through use of their nameplate is considered insufficient RP and is prohibited. This includes:

  • using chat tags to find tribe and character names,
  • using your HUD on a structure of any kind,
  • or using destruction logs to find out who has raided you.
  • You MAY NOT use your naked eye to see a character’s name.

18 – If you decide to reroll, your new character may be associated with your previous character, but it cannot retain any knowledge from your previous character (memories, etc). Not only is this meta, but it creates unfair relationships between your new character and those your old character had met.

COMMUNICATION

19 – External communication may not be used unless you are farming or hanging out in your base with your friends/tribe. The moment you begin active RP, you MUST mute or close your external VOIP connection. Using external communication in raids is prohibited.

20 – CHAT: While Conan Exiles does have a global chat, there’s no in-game reason for it to exist – no radio, for example. However, we realize that global chat is a good way for people to arrange to meet or make contacts.

With that in mind, we’ve created guidelines for global chat usage:

  • no “radio” RP – as global chat technically shouldn’t exist in the world, we do not want to see RP played out over chat. It should be used for announcements and short requests to make contact. Once you’ve made contact, go and meet up!
  • Think of global chat like sending a letter – it’s one-way contact.
    • Example: “Hey everyone! Is Thallus awake?” NOT OKAY
    • Example: “Swine King! I seek an audience!” OKAY
    • Example: “A slave auction on the outskirts of Set City will begin in one hour!” OKAY
  • Global chat may be used for announcements, requests, trading, and events; not for conversation.
  • Treat global chat as voice – no emoticons or text speak.

You may use local chat if VOIP stops working, but stay IC. Tribe chat should be avoided as it’s not realistic that you could speak long distances, or while standing with other people, and have no chance of being overheard.

PVP

21 – DO NOT log out in the middle of combat, i.e. combat logging.

22 – Do not kill sleepers immediately after restarts; allow them at the very least five minutes to log in before resuming combat.

23 – You cannot murder someone unless they have threatened your life or have not complied with your reasonable demands.

24 – You cannot assault people without proper vocal role-play initiation that stems from you or your group in all situations (No Kill-On-Sight (KOS) permitted.)

  • Initiated role-play lasts for roughly 15 minutes before you must re-initiate.

25 – If you were not directly involved in the original RP situation (can’t hear the shots), and if you are not a part of the group (via chat or other direct communication previous to the scenario), you may not initiate in that RP scenario.

26 – AVATARS: If you’d like to summon an avatar, you must have an active declaration of war against another clan, and permission of the admin team. To petition the admin team, you and a member from the opposing clan must both message the same admin to state your intentions. The admins will need three people from each clan (unless the clan is fewer than three members) to confirm their wish to declare war/summon an avatar. Once your request is approved by an admin, we will enable avatars at an agreed-upon time.

YOU MUST USE AVATARS RESPONSIBLY! If anything other than the involved clans’ items are destroyed, both parties will be held liable.

NEW LIFE RULE

27 – Upon death, you are not allowed to visit the area containing your body for the next 10 minutes. There must be NO doubt here from other players; we recommend you stay away 15-20 minutes to be safe. Any loot you may have dropped is now forfeit, up for grabs by anyone. Do not go back for it. Your home, however, stays in your possession. If you die in the vicinity of your home, respawn at the beach. You have no memory of your killer, or any event leading up to your death.

If you are accidentally killed in a PVE situation, you may (or may not) be invited back to the RP by the people involved. They may (or may not) return the items found on your body at that time. Do not presume you are invited back; wait for the invitation.

28 – RESPAWNING: When you die in Conan Exiles, you have no option to choose where you respawn – you wake up at your set spawn point, which is often a bed in your base. This, however, would be a violation of the NLR if you were defending in a raid, and for this reason, we’ve added an additional respawn rule.

While you may have RP beds in your base, these may not be used as your spawn point. You must create a “bed shed” which can be at your base’s location, but must be located out of VOIP range from your main buildings. This will allow you to respawn immediately without breaking NLR. You will remain in your bed shed until the NLR requirements are met.

This bed shed will be treated like a personal community structure – it should have NO STORAGE inside of it, be marked with a sign, and have NO DOORS so that people may see inside and know you are not hiding anything. These bed sheds are UNRAIDABLE.

29 – In any PVP scenario, whether a skirmish or a full-out war, you are not allowed to respawn and return to the fight at all. Returning to the battle is unrealistic, and both sides continually respawning means the fight would only end when players get tired, and not when one side gets the better of another.

RAIDING

30 – During an assault on a settlement, compound, or any other form of “base,” you are allowed to:

  • make only one new entrance (which is also your exit).
  • destroy only so much that is needed to plunder.
  • You may ONLY BREAK CHESTS AND FURNACES. Defenders, we suggest you move your chests away from your benches, so that your benches do not become collateral damage.
  • You MAY NOT DESTROY thrall wheels or altars.
  • You MAY NOT KILL PASSIVE THRALLS – you may attack fighters/archers, but passive thralls like dancers and crafters should be left alone. Defenders, we suggest that you plan your thrall placement accordingly – do not place them next to chests, forges, or entrances, for example.
  • You are not allowed to destroy the entire base, or cause massive destruction to it.
  • If you are raiding, we suggest you record or stream your raid, so that if a report is filed against you, you have your own evidence.

31 – RAID NOTES: Once the signposts are not conflicting with land claims, you must place a billboard and a torch as close to the raided building’s entrance as you can. You must claim responsibility for the raid so that the defender gets some RP from the attack.

BASE BUILDING & DEFENSE

32 – FOUNDATIONS: Empty foundations (whether spammed in an area, single foundations placed randomly, or several foundations together with no progress made on the build) will be removed by admins after 72 hours from the start of a season. Admins will continue to remove these foundations and rafts without notice as the season progresses.

33 – THRALL CAMPS: If you interfere with the major NPC settlements (Werewolf City, Pirate Ship, Sewer, Set City), you will be asked to move. If you do not move, admins will remove your build for you.

34 – BLOCKING OFF PASSAGES: You may not block off common routes of passage; people need to be able to get through passes in the mountains, etc. You do have the right to defend your base, but you do not have the right to place your base in a common area and restrict access to the rest of your fellow exiles. If the admins feel your build is blocking players from moving freely about the map, we will ask you to reconfigure.

Last but not least, it is sad that we must add this to the rules, but it seems circumstances require it: any player caught harassing or bullying another player on the server, or outside of the server but in relation to their presence on the server, will be permanently removed and barred from the current and any future whitelists.

The admins have the final say in any situation, and all rules are subject to change. When the admins review a situation, more than one opinion is used.