Guidelines

General Rules

These rules apply to everything on this site unless otherwise specified.
  • Site rating is PG-13 in all areas except for the designated mature areas.
  • By entering an age into your profile you waive all liability of The Initiative for any content seen that is designated for 16 or older audiences only.
  • Derogatory and hateful content is forbidden.
  • Spamming including posting a link to your roleplay in areas where the information is either not requested or not warranted is prohibited.
  • Harassment is prohibited.

Registering

  • Accounts are to be registered to individuals. Registering an account for more than one person to log into is prohibited.
  • Must be 13 years of age or older to join this forum - For users under the age of 13 wishing to join please contact coppa(at)rpginitiative.com for information regarding this.

Please report registration issues to the staff contact center.

Posting

  • Calling out members to use them as an example in negative manners or for bad behavior is prohibited.
  • Sensitive topics are allowed as long as they are handled in a mature and respectful manner.
  • As long as opinions are not hateful or demeaning they are welcome on this forum.
  • Bumping topics in requests forums is allowed no more than 2 times a week, this includes topic updates or a standard bumps.
  • When referring to other people please see the 'User Issues' section below to understand our policy.

 

Avatars & Signatures

  • Only static avatars are allowed.
  • Signature can contain non-static images.
  • Max height of signatures is 400px.
  • Staff reserve the right to remove content from either avatars or signatures that they deem inappropriate.

 

Private Messages

  • Harassment, advertising and solicitation is prohibited.
  • Contacting other members about roleplays that they did not request, especially mature content, is prohibited.

In case of any suspected violations of these rules the administrator (@Morrigan) reserves the right to log into your account and view all private messages.

 

Users Issues

  • When talking about players, moderators or other administrators please keep all information confidential. If you are unsure or wish to talk about a topic anonymously please contact the staff in the Staff's Eyes Only forum.
  • Conflicts with other members can be posted in the staff's eyes only forum or you can reach out to a Communications Moderator or the Communications CO via PM.
  • Conflicts with staff members should be brought directly to @Morrigan via PM.

 

Discord

  • Soliciting users via the Initiative's discord server, including messaging members to see if they are interested in joining a new RP is prohibited.
  • The discord server's channels, except for the NSFW channel, is to stick to the site's rating of PG-13.
  • Derogatory and hateful content is forbidden.
  • Spamming including posting a link to your roleplay in areas where the information is either not requested or not warranted is prohibited.
  • Harassment is prohibited.