We reserve the right at any time to change: (i) the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use; (ii) this Site or the Services, including terminating, eliminating, supplementing, modifying, adding or discontinuing any content or feature or data or service on or available through this Site or the Services or the hours that they are available; (iii) any fees or charges, if any, related to the use of this Site or the Services; and (iv) the equipment, hardware or software required to use and access this Site or the Services.

Any of these changes will be effective immediately upon notice, in which we may provide by any means including, without limitation posting on the website, forum, or on discord. Your continued use of the service after such notice will constitute your acceptance of and agreement of those changes. If you object to the changes, the recourse offered shall be ceasing to use the service.

Temporary Ban
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When temporarily banned, your character(s) with the associated account are sent to the RadiantRO jail. Violating the same rule/different rules when the account in question is banned might lead to heavier punishments.

Account Ban
When account banned, your account and any accounts associated with it will no longer be able to log into RadiantRO and/or other related services. You are still free to make a new account.

Permanent Ban
When permanently banned, you are no longer welcomed to the Radiant RO server, other accounts created after a permanent ban will be banned for ban evasion.



1. Server Abuse

1.1 Illegal Activities - Illegal activities, or attacks that occur on or towards any server used in connection with RadiantRO's services are strictly prohibited. Illegal activities are felonies and/or misdemeanors and can result in incarceration and/or fines.
Punishment: Permanent Ban

1.2 Real World Trading/Unofficial Commerce - Any official or unofficial advertising, soliciting, promoting, or trading of in-game items, currencies, or services (e.g. farming quest items) for non-Radiant RO currency (e.g. real-world currency, currency from other servers), and/or other real-world services (eg. twitter followers, twitch subscriptions, twitch followers, etc) is strictly prohibited. The sale of art in exchange for RadiantRO currency is an exception to this rule, but trades must be done publicly on our forums (but still subject to review by Radiant RO staff). The selling of an account is prohibited, currency or not. 
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Any items found to be involved with Real World Trade are subject to removal and the current possessor of the item will be investigated and potentially banned. This will be done on a case-by-case basis with heavy scrutiny on the transfer of ownership and chain of causation.
Punishment: Permanent Ban

1.3 Solicitation - Any advertising or soliciting for non-RadiantRO related activity is prohibited. This includes real-life/commercial solicitation (eg. investment opportunities) as well as other Ragnarok Online private servers. While you are absolutely free to discuss your memories, opinions, and experiences of Ragnarok Online, any forms of recruitment or advertisement whether direct or indirect of another private server is prohibited.
Punishment: Permanent Ban



1.4 Chargeback Fraud - All chargeback claims are prohibited. When donating to RadiantRO, we assume that you are using your own credit card, Paypal account, or bank card. The unauthorized use of another person(s) property is considered fraud. If we receive a chargeback claim regarding a payment related to your account, with the reasoning being credit card fraud, your information will be sent to the company and the appropriate government authorities and entities. Additionally, you understand that you choose to donate not because you expect a reward in return, but as a symbol of goodwill with the intent on helping us create a wonderful and memorable gaming experience.
Punishment: Permanent Ban

2. Game Abuse

2.1 Hacking - All forms of hacking are prohibited. Hacking constitutes the use of third party software to inhibit or restrict another individual from using our services, or to give oneself an abnormal and unnatural advantage over others.
?Punishment: Permanent Ban
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2.1.1 Macros
- Macros that allow the player to input skills or items in quick succession are an exception and will not be subjected to this rule as long as it does not violate the Terms & Conditions.
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2.2 Duplication (Duping)
- All forms of duplication (duping) are prohibited. Duping constitutes abusing a bug or glitch in game to abnormally obtain in-game content (e.g. items, currency) that you would not be able to obtain by normal means. If you duplicate anything by accident please contact a member of the RadiantRO staff immediately (in-game, forum, or discord), to remove the duplicated items.
?Punishment: Permanent Ban

2.3 Bug/Glitch Abuse
- All forms of bug/glitch abuse are prohibited. If you find a bug or glitch in-game which you believe can be abused or exploited in any way, please report it to a member of RadiantRO staff immediately. Depending on the severity of the abuse, the punishment received may be escalated or lowered.

2.4 Ban Evasion -
Evading a ban is strictly prohibited. If you received a ban attempting to bypass punishment will lead to longer punishment time, evading a ban on your main account by using another account is also prohibited. Punishment:
1st offense: The length of your punishment will be increased.
2nd offense: Permanent Ban
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2.5 Botting
- All forms of botting are prohibited. Using any method, including script(s) or macro(s) outside the game (In regards to macros see 2.1.1) to automatically control a character and/or create any abnormal or unnatural advantage over others is considered general botting. RadiantRO Staff members reserve the right to investigate and to check if you appear to be botting.
Punishment:
1st offense: Jailed for 24 Hours
2nd offense: 5 day ban
3rd offense: Permanent ban. Any items found to be involved with botting are subject to removal. 
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2.6 Account Sharing through RMT
- Account sharing through RMT is strictly prohibited. Each account is to be owned by a single person only, it shall never be subject to real money trading. If a player is found guilty of using RMT accounts', it will be considered evidence of account sharing through RMT. However, shared IP alone will not equate to account sharing. Using VPNs will not equate to account sharing itself and will be further investigated. GMs are not liable for any losses due to account sharing.
Punishment:
1st offense: Temporary Ban
2nd offense: Account Ban
3rd offense: Permanent Ban
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2.7 Association with Abusers
- Any players involved in any aforementioned abuse will be guilty by association. Association includes, but is not limited to, promoting the abuse, benefitting from, or aiding the abuse. If any player knowingly or has reason to believe that any item or service is the product of abuse it shall be categorized as aiding or promoting the abuse. Any instances of preventing or obstructing investigation into any abuse case will be considered as aiding the abuse therefore making you guilty by association.
Punishment: Equivalent Punishment as the Abuser associated with

3. Player Abuse

3.1 Staff Impersonation - The impersonation of RadiantRO staff members by non-staff members is prohibited. Punishment:
1st offense: Account Ban
2nd offense: Permanent Ban
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3.2 False Reports
- The creation of false reports is prohibited. False reports occur when a player(s) attempts to report another player for any kind of abuse with the intent to use deception to get another player banned. Punishment:
1st offense: Temporary Ban
2nd offense: Account Ban
3rd offense: Permanent Ban
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3.3 Private Information
- The sharing and proliferation of another player’s personal information without their consent is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, the full name, address, phone number, etc.
Punishment:
1st offense: Temporary Ban
2nd offense: Account Ban
3rd offense: Permanent Ban
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3.4 Harassment
- Any and all forms of harassment is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated. Harassment  includes, but is not limited to: threatening, racist, abusive and other poor behavior in the forums, on discord, or in-game. There will be zero-tolerance for comments that target another player’s sexuality, race, ethnicity, gender or religious beliefs. Please keep this drama outside of the game. Using the shout NPC to accuse players of an offense, regardless of legitimacy, will be considered as harassment and will be punished as such. If you are being harassed or see another player being harrassed please notify a GM and the situation will be investigated.
?Punishment:
1st offense: Temporary Ban
2nd offense: Temporary Ban (Increased Time)
3rd offense: Permanent Ban
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3.5 Revealing GM Player Characters
- In the instance you discover the name of a GM’s player character and reveal it, you are subjected to punishment. The act of attempting to reveal a GM’s player character is strictly prohibited. Punishment: Permanent Ban

3.5 Scamming
- Scamming players will not be tolerated. This constitutes obtaining an item from a player via misinformation, fraud, or confusion. Punishment: 1st: Temporary Ban 2nd: Account Ban 3rd: Permanent Ban
Note: The RadiantRO staff has the right to use their discretion to ban you for any reason they believe is abusive.
If you believe that you were unfairly banned, please create a ban appeal in the proper forum thread.