Forum Rules [Updated 12/21/2016]


Please respect your community. Respect each other as you all enjoy the same thing – The Game.

We encourage open and friendly discussion of the game and the Community. Moderators and Staff have final decisions on all matters, and are here to make sure that the Community remains a friendly, fun place appropriate for players of all backgrounds, ages and groups.

It is the forum member's responsibility to stay up to date on forum rules and to honor the behavior outlined.


These forums provide an area for constructive player discussions of the game. It also allows players to
help each other identify bugs and issues, and help each other reproduce and resolve them.

These forums are not the most direct way to contact support. If you’re having an issue with your game and you need direct assistance, please tap on the FAQ/Support tab within the game.


Please make sure to stay updated on these rules by reviewing this page from time to time.


This is a private board. As such, decisions made are final.
We reserve the right to remove any message board content without notice for any reason.

Rule 1: Responses to rule violations
Violating these rules will result in warnings, either formal or informal, suspensions, banning, or other sanctions.

Rule 2: Respect other users on the forums
- Do not make attacks or insult other users, either in the forums or through private messages. Disagreements and debates are fine, but don’t make it personal.
- Do not attack groups. This includes professions, races, religions, sexual orientations, genders, incomes, or even vague groups like “you people.â€‌
- Do not use ill terms which are offensive to groups, do not “flameâ€‌, “troll.â€‌ or “hazeâ€‌.

Rule 3: Respect the forum purpose and structure
- Make your posts in the appropriate forum.
- Please use the Search function. If a relevant thread already exists, please post there instead of creating a new thread about the same topic. Duplicate threads will be closed to keep the forums orderly and easy to navigate.
- Keep off-topic posts in the off-topic forum.
- Don’t start discussions about games that are not ours.
- Do not cross-link to other message boards or websites unless approved by a moderator.

Rule 4: Respect the law
- Do not post anything illegal under U.S. law, or encourage other users to break the laws of the U.S. or their country of residence.
- Do not encourage users to break terms of service. This includes giving information about how to find scripts, exploits, or cheats, as well as arranging to buy or sell accounts or virtual goods.

Rule 5: Respect the audience
Think about who you're talking to. Users may be as young as 13 on these message boards, and may be male or female, and from countries across the globe.
- Keep your language civil. Profanity is frowned on.
- Do not post Adult Material, inappropriate graphic sexual content in any format, or links to sexually explicit sites.
- Do not post graphic images or explicit descriptions of violent acts.
- Do not use an avatar or signature that could offend other users. They have to look at it a lot.

Rule 6: Respect privacy
- Do not post any private emails or private messages unless you have the explicit permission of each person involved in the exchange.
- Do not post private communication between customer support, members, moderators, or administrators on these forums, or anywhere else. (This include support ticket responses)
- Do not post any information covered by a non-disclosure agreement or beta testing agreement. Even if you somehow have inside information about our competitors, for legal reasons we don’t want to hear it.
- Do not post Facebook information about other forum users.
- Do not post any private information about other users.
- Do not post in-game information in an attempt to have other players attack your target. Be careful to not cross the line into bullying.

Rule 7: Do not spam
- Do not post repeatedly about the same topic.
- Do not spam users on the forums or through private messages.
- Do not start a thread without actual purpose.
- Do not start a thread about a news story or article unless you make it clear what the story is about, and offer your own opinion to start a discussion.

Rule 8: Respect your account
- Do not share your account information with other individuals. You will be held responsible for any rules violations that occur under your account.
- Do not create new accounts or use other tricks to avoid suspensions or bans.
- Do not create �sock puppet’ accounts – multiple accounts created just so that you can agree with yourself and make it seem like your ideas have more support than they do.
- Never include your e-mail address or any other personal information in posts.

Rule 9: Respect the Moderators
- Do not post using the color red. This color is reserved for moderators.
- Do not impersonate moderators. Do not claim to speak for the moderators.

Rule 10: Respect the decisions of the moderators
- The moderation teams reserves the right to warn, suspend, or permanently ban users judged to be acting against the spirit of the rules, even if the user is following the letter of the rules.
- Do not argue with moderators about moderator decisions. You can disagree with a moderator’s opinions, just like any other poster, but when they post moderator actions in red text, it is considered final.
- Moderators have no access to your game account. If you have an issue you must contact customer service.

Generally, BE NICE. There is nothing wrong with being nice to each other.
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  • Censorship?

    I notice there are a lot of threads being closed lately, and, while I understand that one cannot let threads go pear shaped, I believe this censorship to be negative for the forum.
    I don't think that preventing people from expressing themselves (unless rude, offensive, and attacking) will encourage members to participate and enjoy coming to this forum on a regular basis.

    As with everything, a certain freedom needs to be given to the members and not give the feeling that everything will be scrutinized. Big Brother is watching your every move so be careful or else...

    Anyway, just a rant but the last couple days isn't fun seeing all these threads being closed.

  • #2
    Re: Censorship?

    Lol hope this thread doesn't get closed

    But in all seriousness I know what you mean, but I think they just been making sure threads stay on topic, noticed they been getting closed once they start to go off topic a little.
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      Re: Censorship?

      100% agreed OP. Thanks for bringing this issue to discuss.

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      • #4
        Re: Censorship?

        Disruptive threads are closed. Threads breaking TOS are closed. People that like to be disruptive or breaking TOS are warned or given infractions before been suspended from forums.

        Forums has rules that must be obeyed and complied with. A few notable people come to forums simply to cause chaos and incite drama while others like to play the victim when things don't go their way. Few like to be noticed while most are here to discuss the game without threads been derailed or other agendas been brought into it.

        Using the forums is a choice meaning that you have to comply with its rules and respect everyone on forums or choose not to post if you can't comply.

        If anyone has issues with forum TOS then please PM admin or support on your concerns. If Devs choose to talk more on this they will.

        Last edited by chelsea; 03-06-2015, 03:16 PM.


        • #5
          Maybe chill out...just a bit

          Never seen so many threads locked, deleted and moved in my life. You mods are on a rampage.

          Do you even know what forums are for? they are for people to have discussions on topics they have a mutual interest in. The only reason a thread should EVER be locked is if it is a sticky or becomes unstable, if the original topic is completely removed from discussion and it becomes a personal thing.

          Just because people don't agree on a topic and its not all sunshine and rainbows doesn't mean the thread is unstable.

          Just because a question has been answered doesn't mean the thread should be closed. A lot of good discussion comes from a simple question.

          Just because people complain about the game and the Devs doesn't mean the thread should be closed. If its in the wrong forum move it to "I Hate This" if its just straight up complaining.
          Lets be honest. Every social outlet they have is full of complaints. They have brought about that culture of the players by operating the way they have. If the goal is to get rid of all the complaining by just censoring the people that might as well shut the forums down.