If you create an account at the Website and or Game, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
We may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) if we determine that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your actions or content would tend to damage our reputation and goodwill.
You can use multiple accounts for the Game but you can only use one account on the Website, if you use multiple accounts on the Website we might suspend any and/or all of them.
We perform regular backups of the Website and Game, however, they are in no way guaranteed. We do not provide any sort of compensation for lost or incomplete data in the event that backups do not function properly. We will do our best to ensure complete and accurate backups, but assume no responsibility for this duty.
Abusing the reputation system will result in account restrictions.
During use of the Website, you may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of advertisers or sponsors showing their goods or services through the Website. Any such activity, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such activity, is solely between you and the applicable third-party. We shall have no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such correspondence, purchase or promotion between you and any such third-party.
PSOBB Server Advertisement
We don't prohibit you from linking to other servers, for example linking to a topic explaining something, but you are not allowed to actively advertise your PSOBB server or forum either in public or private, in the game or forum. If you do so, your account will potentially be terminated.
Topics, Status Updates and Communication
Search before posting a topic, if you post a topic that already exists, we may lock your topic without warning. When posting a topic, post it in the relevant section based on its contents, if you don't we may move, lock or delete it without warning.
Do not spam, this includes posting the same (or very similar) content in the same forum or across different forums.
Do not post profanity, obscenity, insults, personal attacks, accusations or abusive language.
Do not engage in "Flaming", which includes messages designed to personally berate or insult another, responding the same way is also unacceptable.
Do not engage in "trolling", this includes making posts designed to or likely to get inappropriate responses.
You are responsible for how you express yourself, you may not use language that could be offensive or vulgar to others.
Hate speech and discriminatory language is inappropriate, as is any obscene or disruptive language.
Do not post anti-religious, anti-ethnic, anti-sexual orientation, racist, or sexist content.
Do not engage in real world politics or religion discussions.
Threatening or harassing another player is always unacceptable, regardless of language used.
Violating any of these expectations will result in account restrictions.
You must set a starting bid and you also have to set a end date for the auction, failing to do so will result in the possible lock of your auction.
To perform a trade, always prefer to use the Trade Window over dropping the items unless you encounter an error, in such a case remake your lobby and report the error to the staff.
If you decide to not use the trade window, in the event of an error of any kind, we might not offer support to recover your items.
You are forbidden of trading your PSOBB items for any 3rd party products or services not mentioned in these Terms except in an exceptional case approved by the staff, such cases are not general and only apply to the situation they were discussed and approved.
You are allowed to trade your PSOBB items for items in another game or a platform (market) like Steam however we do not encourage nor support it. We cannot undo trades involving 3rd parties and we won't restore items lost during such trades.
You are not allowed to trade items for currency in other games that is explicitly bought with real money, this includes steam funds, and anything similar in other games or platforms.
You are not allowed to trade your PSOBB items for gift cards of any type like steam, skype, etc.
If you fail to follow these rules we might take action against your account, this applies to the players on both sides of the trade.
We are not responsible for the items you loan to other players, if your lent items are sold, traded, stolen or otherwise lost, we might help you recover them but whatever the outcome of the situation is, you will have to accept it.
Names are subject to the same rules established above. Any name that you have the ability to customize (character names, team names, forum names, forum titles) must be appropriate and inoffensive. Any name that violates our standards will be changed, and additional limitations may be placed on the offending account per our discretion.
Cheating in any fashion will result in action against your account. Using third-party programs to exploit bugs or grant yourself or others an unfair advantage is considered cheating. Scamming other players will also result in action against your account.
Multilogging (multiboxing, using multiple game clients at once)
You are not allowed to use multiple characters in individual drops mode in order to get additional drops regardless of the method you use to log those characters in (multiple client instances, virtual machines, multiple computers, etc).
However you are allowed to multilog for actions such as mag feeding, banking or trading (remember drop trading is not encouraged, refer to the Trading section in this document).
Refer to this post for additional information.