1.0 Microphone - A microphone is required to join the server. If caught without one you will be kicked and a ban may be issued until you can come on to team speak to prove you have a working microphone.
1.1 Trolling - Trolling is not welcome and you will be warned.
1.2 Metagaming - Metagaming is not permitted under any circumstance: stream sniping is included.
1.3 Power Gaming - This involves using either game or roleplay mechanics to alter a situation so it best suits your desires. You must be willing to roleplay a situation to its fullest and not ruin the experience of others.
1.4 AFK - Do not go AFK for periods longer than fifteen minutes, you will be kicked. Repeated AFK offenses may result in a ban.
1.5 RDM - Random Death Match. An interaction with a player must be established before you can kill someone and a valid in character exchange.
1.6 RVDM - Random Vehicle Deathmatch. Randomly running over others is not acceptable and will result in an instant ban. You can run someone over if they pose a threat or you have a sufficient character reason to do so. Police may pit maneuver with reason.
1.7 Management, Staff Lead and Development Lead of the community may ban any person they consider disruptive to the community. For example, personal attacks on other members, threats to the server or infrastructure, or misusing functionality provided by the community for purposes other than for the benefit of the community.
1.8 Breaking RP - When in-game, you must never break character unless spoken to by an admin in an admin situation - there are no exceptions.
1.9 Combat logging - Combat Logging will never be tolerated.
1.10 Combat storing - Combat storing to avoid being robbed/arrested is not permitted.
1.11 Chat - Using chat in a disrespectful manner will result in kicks and bans. If you are unhappy with a person, ask them to come to Teamspeak and talk about it with a Staff member present.
1.12 Modded Cars - Modded cars are subject to random removals and not keeping modifications when stored in the garage so are therefore by at your own risk and no compensation will be given out.
1.13 Visual mods - we do allow visual mods as long as they don’t give you an unfair advantage. (This does not include map mods that add street names)
1.15 NPC Farming - You may not kill NPCs to harvest weapons.
1.16 Initiation RP - You cannot run up to someone and shoot someone and call it roleplay you need to use intention to be able to start firing at someone or have any other roleplay reason. You must allow 5 seconds minimum if you are holding someone up or giving them demands before you can shoot them. (exceptions are if they point a gun back to try or kill you)
1.17 No initiation over Twitter/Chat/DarkWeb
1.18 If you start a bank robbery, you need to be able to communicate with the police either via voice chat or if you wish to using Twitter. Now the police can request a negotiation three times via twitter if you do not respond within a suitable time frame then they can raid and use suitable power to apprehend the suspects.
1.19 Do not spam OOC.
1.20 You can not use your friend as a hostage.
1.21 To suspect or knowingly use, or benefit from, modding, any kind of bug, glitch or exploit in-game will result in a permanent ban and your account may be wiped. If you discover such an exploit and report it through the proper channels, you may be eligible to receive in-game rewards.
1.22 Racism will not be tolerated under any circumstances and will result in a punishment. No exceptions
1.23 Killing someone must be carried out with high quality roleplay, “put your hands up or I will shoot” etc is considered low quality RP and may lead to a ban for RDM/Fail RP. Executing another player must also be carried out with high quality roleplay, the only exception to this rule is if both you and the victim are engaged in a gunfight together.
1.24 Taking hostages must be roleplayed to a very high standard.
1.25 Any sort of toxic behaviour towards other players.
Penal Code of Los Santos (Click to view)
2.1 Malicious Attacks - Roleplaying sexual assault (such as non-consensual touching, rape, etc.) is not allowed.
2.2 Logic - Always think logically when you’re in a situation, this is a roleplay server - you must act how your character would at all times.
2.3 Value of Life - At all times you must value your life as if it was your last. If you're at a clear disadvantage, for example, a gun pointed to the back of your head whilst you're looking the other direction, you must comply with their demands. If you are outnumbered 3 to 1 you must comply.
2.6 Nudity - Character models with nudity are permitted, but please keep in mind that people do stream. In addition, you can and will be arrested for indecent exposure.
2.8 Character Death - In the event of character death/disfigurement, the situation must be agreed upon by both parties involved - unless there is sufficient IC reasoning behind it.
2.9 Suicide - If you wish to RP as a suicidal maniac, and the Police are unable to talk you down from the ledge, you must treat your subsequent character death as legitimate
2.11 NLR - New Life Rule. If you are declared dead, you cannot return to the situation you were involved in before you died. If the situation moves location and you accidentally get caught up in it you must make all efforts to leave. Once you have died, you are a new person and unable to recall any events in your previous life (ie your attackers).
2.12 Death Avoidance - Passing money or weapons as you are about to die to save the money is not permitted as it avoids the death system.
2.13 When you are knocked down you are still alive until you are either finished off by a player or you choose to respawn. [FINISHING OFF PLAYER THROUGH F5 MENU ONLY] If you are revived then the NLR Rule does not apply.
2.14 Combat Reviving - You can not revive someone during combat, you must wait 10 minutes before reviving someone once combat has ended.
2.15 The lawyer must know basic penal code information. Lawyers are not to waste time simply to try and grit their friends out of jail. Troopers give subjects 60 seconds to call a lawyer (uncuff to allow them to text/call, after 60 seconds cuff again) allow them 3 minutes to have a lawyer show up at the department. Once a lawyer shows up SEARCH them (if the subject had a weapon they DO NOT LET ENTER) you can remove the gun but they do not get it back. They can have 2 minutes alone with their client. Do not remove the prisoner from the cell or allow a lawyer in their cell. Then they have 3 minutes to chat with the officer, counterpoints, request a lower sentence or whatever the trooper decides. Lawyers can only represent clients on charges over 25 months. Troopers shall have the final say on the sentence.
2.16 If you die you are not allowed to speak to your friends that are in the situation via Discord/Teamspeak to assist them with the ongoing situation.
2.17 When you begin a robbery (Bank & Merryweather storage) you and your selected friends are the robbers. You may not call for backup, only those on-site at the beginning of the robbery may take part.
2.18 During a robbery (Bank & Merryweather storage) the police will send an unarmed negotiator to attempt negotiations. You can either start a roleplay with the negotiator or decline negotiations by asking him to leave. You cannot kill or kidnap him if you refuse negotiations then, police are allowed to storm the building at this point, any combat is not considered RDM with anyone armed within the vicinity.
2.19 During all robberies if any cops or robbers log on to the server they may not join in within the situation to help their friends/colleagues.
3.1 /ME Command - You must RP take your weapon out using /me of a bag or car unless it’s a small weapon. If you are a civilian and you possess a bag you can /me a large weapon from it. If you jump into a vehicle the /me command is reset and you must do this every time you leave a vehicle.
- AP Pistol
- Combat Pistol
- Vintage Pistol
- Mini SMG
- Machine Pistol
(All melee weapons are considered small weapons)
If the weapon is not listed above, it should be assumed it is considered a "large weapon".
3.2 Restraints - If you are in restraints (ziptied or cuffed and your comms/tracker are taken you must use the command /tracker and mute your headphones and mic in discord, teamspeak etc. If your comms/tracker has not been taken then you must hot mic (speaking in TS/Discord and in-game simultaneously) all communications.
3.3 Anyone inside an armored car MAY NOT shoot out of it or elbow the window to permit this. The only time passengers are allowed to shoot out of an armored vehicle is when the window(s) have been broken from outside.
4.1 Theft of Emergency Vehicles - Stealing EMS or Military Vehicles is not allowed. Theft of Police or Merryweather Vehicles is permitted however not at Police Stations or Merryweather HQ.
4.2 Whitelisting Abuse - Being whitelisted is a privilege that should not be abused. Actions such as giving out police weapons to friends or reviving friends while an off duty medic, are not acceptable. Furthermore, mechanics using the F6 menu to repair their vehicles when off-duty is considered abuse.
4.3 If you have purchased Merryweather’s services, you need to make sure you tell the police so they are aware when you initiate.
5.1 Cop Baiting - Cop baiting is not permitted: For example, taking actions in order to make the Police chase and/or engage with you, especially in order to start a firefight.
5.2 Unrealistic Phone Use - Using a phone while in Police custody/Prison is considered failRP - this includes sending messages and tweeting.
5.3 When a cop has his communication and tracker broken, he must tell everyone in Teamspeak/Discord that he cannot talk and that his tracker cannot be used.
5.4 Executions - Police are not permitted to execute civilians. This includes the use of lethal force against unarmed civilians attempting to flee, unless their attempt to flee endangers the lives of others (ie attempting to ram vehicles officers are taking cover behind).
5.5 Kidnapping Police - Police may not be kidnapped unless at least 5 officers are online at the time the kidnapping starts. The use of Teamspeak to determine how many officers are on patrol is permitted.
5.6 During a jailbreak you cannot send someone back to jail while a situation is ongoing. You must wait 10 Minutes after the jailbreak to send back prisoners of whom has been captured.
5.7 Police can only sling one primary weapon via /me
6.1 Unrealistic Revival - When you are revived, you’re in medical custody until a member of EMS releases you. You may not simply run off once revived by a medic.
6.2 Kidnapping EMS - EMS may not be kidnapped at any time while they are on duty.
6.3 Killing EMS - EMS cannot be killed without sufficient reasoning to do so: i.e they refuse to cooperate even when threatened.
Kidnap Price Rules Max
Civilian = $20,000
SASP Cadet= $25,000
SASP Senior Trooper/Trooper = $150,000
SASP Sergeant/Corporal = $250,000
SASP Lieutenant = $300,000
SASP Captain = $350,000
SASP Lt. Colonel/Major = $475,000
SASP Colonel = $550,000
State Police Commissioner = $600,000
7.1 Green Zones are the following areas Garages & Hospitals. While in a green zone you have to follow the following rules;
- No Robbing
- No Running into a green zone to leave a hostile area
- No Weapon/Drug Deals
- No Illegal Activity
- No Killing/Harm
- All weapons need to be holstered at all times.
7.2 Fort Zancudo - Now that the military base is changing into a race track, stealing ANY military vehicles will result in a punishment.
8.1 Staff are to remain respectful to all members of the community at all times without exception, and should maintain a high standard in observing the letter and spirit of rules at all times.
8.2 Staff shall not deal with incidents where there exists a conflict of interest and it can be deferred to colleagues. For example, handling a report against or made by a close friend of theirs where other staff members are available to investigate it. Where an independent member of staff cannot be located, such decisions should be deferred to Staff Lead or Management.
8.3 Where staff have banned a player, they may not handle the subsequent unban appeal and should not attempt to influence the decision of other staff in deciding the outcome of the appeal, other than to post their observations and reasoning for the original ban where required and appropriate.
8.4 Staff shall not use their position for their own benefit in any form. Any abuse of the position may lead to removal and/or bans at the discretion of Staff Lead and Management.
8.5 Staff shall not use their abilities or access to enforce faction or gang policies, or matters outside the remit of the staff team. This condition shall not apply if writing to the faction or gang leaders to advise them of individuals who may benefit from additional training, for example where their RP is considered sub-par and at risk of receiving a warning or other staff action.
8.6 Staff shall not, under any circumstances, share private user information such as IP addresses or any other such information as would be considered PII ("Personally Identifiable Information"), with any person outside of the staff team, without the express authorisation of management in writing.
9.1 Common sense - We as a community find common sense to be the rule that is commonly broken on our platforms so for those who are misinformed on common sense here are some examples of breaking common sense; trolling people, bullying people etc. If found doing such acts may lead to bans on other UtopiaRP platforms.
9.2 Voice changers & soundboards - If you are found using soundboards or voice changers in public rooms including faction rooms you will be warned, this may lead to further punishments if you continue once warned.
9.3 Music played by players or music bots are only permitted in private gang/faction channels. Anyone caught playing music in public rooms will be warned, kicked or banned.
9.4 Offensive avatars are not permitted under any circumstance.
9.5 Imitation - Impersonating other community members such as changing your name can lead to a punishment.
9.6 Abusing Tags - Using your faction tags to join rooms which you are not allowed to use such as Police Command joining EMS Command Offices without permission.