This guide is intended to help people understand the requirements to join and start playing on the server (as you may know if you found this guide on the website homepage).
First of all, we use an application based registration which is done via our website instead of a standard in-game registration system. It requires new players to submit an application for admin reviewal before being allowed to create characters and join the game. When you send us your application you will also have created a Master Account along the way, more on that soon.
Your Master Account (or MA for short) is simply a seperate account that you use on our website to manage your characters. Within your MA is where your in-game characters are held, you will be able to create new characters for your MA at any time from our website as well as viewing character stats and if needed you can delete your characters. Now that you know about MA's lets get onto starting your application.
Registering part 1 (RP Quiz)
The first stage of registration is the Roleplay Quiz. This is where we test your basic knowledge of RP and this server including our rules which can be found here. There will be twenty questions with 4 possible answers and ofcourse only one answer is correct. However please read the questions and answers very carefully as some may catch you off guard. We allow you to try the quiz as many times as you require and you will not get banned for failing the quiz any amount of times. After scoring 20/20 on the quiz you will be congratulated and presented with a blank application for yourself to complete, lets move onto that now.
Registering part 2 (Main Application)
On this page you will first have to decide upon your Master Account details including a username, password and e-mail address. After entering each field pay attention to the small coloured box that appears as this will inform you if the details you entered were suitable. A green box means OK and a red box requires you to change something, for example: a red box displaying "That Username already exists, please choose another.". When chosing a password, please ensure it is secure (ie. long, complex and not the same as other passwords you use). You should also never tell anyone this password or let anyone use your Master Account for any reason. A valid e-mail address must be entered and please make sure you have access to it as you may be required to confirm certain MA actions via a confirmation e-mail. Your MA username does not have to be your in-game name, it can be a general name such as your forum name.
Now you have the application to complete. We expect your answers to be 100% your own work, have a good standard of English (includes spelling and grammar) and ofcourse be correct. Having a wrong answer does not mean you wont be accepted and an Admin can request for you to reconsider an answer and subsequently resubmit your application. The application consists of the following questions (in order as shown on the actual application):
Why do you want to join our server?
Write a brief story for your first character.
Details about RP experience and previous servers.
Details about yourself IRL (optional)
Define and give an example of metagaming
Define and give an example of powergaming
Describe RK, CK and PK
Outline the differences between OOC and IC
Five scenarios you must imagine yourself being in, explain what you would do.
Once you have completed the entire application to what you think is the best of your ability and have read the footnotes, you should click on Submit Application.
Now that your application is submitted, an Admin will review it and decide if you have passed or not. To check the status of your application simply login to your MA (An email is also sent when an admin makes a decision). The following outcomes are possible:
Accepted - You have answered all questions correctly, used highly detailed responses and have answered in proper English.
Denied - An Admin does not think you are suitable for our server. You may also get a re-apply date given by an Admin so you can come back and try again.
Revise - You are being asked to do things like expand an answer, correct an answer, think about something again, give examples etc. The admin will keep your application open for you to make changes and resubmit when ever you want.
Master Account Control Panel
Once accepted, you can login to your MA where you can manage your in-game characters and edit account settings such as password and e-mail address. You will also have basic character stats shown as well as seperate pages for your clothes, cars, house, businesses, finances and more. The character management options avaliable to you on your first login will be:
Create New - Make a brand new character with default stats.
Add Existing - Insert a character that was created using the old in-game registration method. Stats are imported.
Delete - Allows permanent deletion of a character. Requires e-mail confirmation.
Create and Add Existing will always be avaliable to you unless you reach the maximum amount of chacacters which is 4.