Always be kind
Always be kind, don’t be rude & don’t behave in a toxic way for the community.
If the rules in this document are violated, you may be punished by staff. Depending on the severity of the rule broken, you can be kicked, muted, jailed, temporarily banned, or permanently banned. Your progress or actions on the server may also be rolled back by one of the staff members. If you are punished, a reason will always be provided from our punishment management plugin. Please look carefully in the chat logs when you login for an explanation of your punishment, or ask in our Discord Server if you have any questions.
Hacking, automations, bug exploits, or any other tool or behaviour which gives you an unfair advantage over other players is considered cheating.
You don’t want to get into trouble, don’t you? Before using a mod that isn’t purely cosmetic or aesthetic ask for permission. Yes, minimaps, shaders and Optifine are allowed. Vivecraft is allowed too. Instead, world downloaders are not permitted here. What’s on the server stays on the server until the owners decide to share the map folder.
Griefing is prohibited on this server, even for unclaimed builds. You are not allowed to destroy existing structures without prior approval from the PVC staff. Additionally, low-quality, offensive, or destructive builds are not permitted on the server. (For example: lava casting.) Before looting an unclaimed area, ask a member of staff if it is OK. Looting without permission is not allowed.
Slurs, hatred, offensive structures, racist or sexist content, explicit or sexual content, promotion or encouragement of self-harm or suicide, harassment, and swearing are not allowed on PVC. We do not tolerate excessive trolling, flaming or spamming in chat. If you break this rule you may be muted, jailed, or banned, with or without warning.
Creating or participating external discord servers related to PVC is highly discouraged. If you wish to do so, please invite a mod. If you don’t want to do that, please at least tell us about it. We make this request as a matter of safety. If you believe someone in an external discord server is causing harm to the PVC community, please contact a staff member.
While PVC staff will punish users for violating its rules in- and outside of PVC to the best of our ability, you are ultimately responsible for your safety on the internet. If you are a minor, please speak with your legal guardian for further guidance about safety on the internet.
If you are in immediate danger, or are concerned that somebody has broken a law in your region or area, please contact either your legal guardian, law enforcement in your area, or the Discord Safety & Trust team.
PVC features a player base with a wide range of ages. To keep our community safe, we forbid users from sharing sensitive information about themselves to other users on the Minecraft Server or Discord Server. This includes:
Critical Addresses (Home, School, Workplace)
Social Media Profiles or Accounts which reveal sensitive personal information
Audio, Photo, or Video media/communications that reveal sensitive personal information.
Sharing the personal information of other people without permission, or asking users for this information, is considered harassment and is expressly prohibited.
While PVC Staff do our best to prevent users from sharing this information, you are ultimately responsible for your own safety on the internet. Please be cautious on the internet before sharing any personal information.
You can report a user revealing personal information, or report a user who is asking for your personal information, by opening a Questions & Help ticket on the #open-a-ticket channel on the PVC Discord, or to any member of the PVC Staff.
Be cautious of individuals claiming that they are PVC Staff. PVC Staff will never ask for Credit Card or other sensitive information over Discord or E-Mail.
We process donations to the server through the platform CraftingStore at https://donate.peacefulvanilla.club. Payments are processed via a PayPal transfer through this platform. If you need support or assistance relating to donations, PVC Staff may ask for your PayPal email address or for transaction information via a Ticket in Discord.
You are ultimately responsible for your own safety on the internet. If you ever doubt the validity of somebody messaging you claiming to be a staff member, please open a Questions & Help ticket on the #open-a-ticket channel on the PVC Discord to be directly connected to PVC Staff.
Players on the server may come from many different age groups and from different countries. Our goal is to create an accepting environment for everyone. As such, please only use English in the main chat, and avoid swearing or other profane language.
Advertising publicly or privately other servers in chat or on any other platform is not allowed. Users who are found to advertise other servers to our user base, even in private messages or on unofficial communication channels, may be severely punished. Deliberately asking, offering, or convincing in any possible way (that is both in-game or out-of-the-game) other members to follow you on other servers is considered advertising. Simply naming another server might be considered advertising depending on the context. Inviting players to play a minigame will be considered advertising too. Just don’t name other servers than PVC. If you want to advertise a server that is correlated to PVC you have to ask permission to an admin (for example: creative server to test some builds).
Agreements that you make with other players are not enforced by the server staff. If you have a conflict with another user over an agreement, please work with each other to determine an outcome. Users found to repeatedly act in bad-faith for trades or other agreements may be punished by the server staff.
A large source of lag on our server comes from excessively sized farms. Farms are limited in size (see the “Farm Rules” section) and users are only able to AFK for up to a predefined limit. Using automations, auto-rejoins, or avoiding AFK detection by other means is not permitted.
Check the map before placing a claim block to make sure you are not close to another’s build. If you don’t claim what you build, and it is repeatedly griefed, rollbacks are not guaranteed. See the “Claiming Rules” section for more.
We love to keep track of what happens in the server by writing it down in the Wiki. The Wiki itself is a fundamental component of the server. Any attempt to damage the Wiki or to deliberately insert false or offensive informations will be punished instantly, severely, and permanently.
Only PVC Staff can investigate and determine what behaviours constitute breaking the rules, and how a user should be punished if rules are broken. This rule includes threatening punishments in chat or via signs, or if you claim that you have permissions or commands from PVC Staff that you do not actually have.
PVC Owners will review your request, and let you know if your application is accepted. When it is accepted, please create a page on our #Wiki!
Additional in game commands:
|Server Reward Currencies and associated prizes||Currencies received as a reward for completing a defined action, and all prizes that can be purchased with those currencies that are not otherwise obtainable through Vanilla gameplay.||Currencies: Vote Diamonds, Wiki Writer Quills, Youtube Apples, Reddit Shrooms, Amazon Ingots, BOINC Coins, etc.
Prizes: Vote Pickaxe, Nerchius X, Temporary Cosmetics, etc.
|Event Currencies and associated prizes||Currencies or items received for an event, and all prizes that can be purchased with those items that are not otherwise obtainable through Vanilla gameplay.||Currencies: Event Coins, Trick-or-Treat Coins, Stock Coins,writer’s quills, etc.
Prizes: The Big Claim Books, Dragon Eggs, etc.
|Server Utility Items||Items which enable non-vanilla gameplay mechanics.||Playtime Certificates, Claim Blocks,Redstone Certificates, Armour Stand Poses etc.|
|Duplicated or Exploit Items||Items which are duplicated or obtained through illegitimate means should immediately be surrendered to PVC staff.|
An exception to this rule are DumbPotions, also known as DumbPots. From time to time, you get DumbPotions as a reward for voting the server: this implies that they would normally fall under the prohibited trading category, however for the sake of collectors, you are allowed to trade DumbPotions. The same exception applies to some other special items that are not explicitly given as a reward for having done something and that could be exhibited in a museum or public collection. Speak to a staff member before trading them.
Separate from these categories of items above, you are free to sell, trade, and hold small giveaways for all other items.
Large or excessive giveaways require staff permission, as they threaten to cause economic instability on the server. Examples of this include giving away exceptionally rare items (such as Beacons or Netherite), or large numbers of items (such as a collection of Emeralds or Diamonds). We recommend checking with staff before giving away valuable items.
Redstone System Rules Enforcement
Other Redstone Rules
Rollbacks – The rollback of inventory or placed blocks, in a set area or globally.
Mutes – Temporary or Permanent. Users will be unable to utilise chat functions.
Warnings – Warnings before larger punishments are used.
Jail – Users are able to login, and chat if they are not muted. They are stuck in a jail cell.
Bans – Temporary or Permanent. Users are unable to login to the server.
Nameban – Users are unable to join the server until they change their username.
IP Ban – Temporary or Permanent. All users that use this IP address cannot login.
The severity of the punishment is determined by the staff member, taking into consideration:
To appeal punishments, please join our Discord and post in the appropriate channel for review with your IGN and explanation for your appeal. We will evaluate your request, and, eventually, get your account unbanned. Factors such as playtime are not proven to impact on our decision making process.
Contesting a punishment outside the appropriate communication channel can lead to an increase in the punishment length or type. This rule applies to both the offender and anyone else who publicly comments the punishment issued on somebody else.