Last Update: 05 August 2021
Nobody is supposed to ignore the law
What is not explicitly prohibited is not especially tolerated
Rules apply on all Metin2 Dev platforms
The language in this community is english. If you want to post something in your own language always add an english translation. In our Discord, if you want to post something in your own language, use the #no-english text channel.
The title of your topic should be clear and understandable. It must match the content of your message.
Don't post commercial stuff others made and / or sell commercial stuff others made. You are allowed to release systems made by others if you did modifications to it. Don't ask for commercial stuff made by others, neither free or for resell, we don't support resell in any form.
No posting (whether to sell or give away for free) anything that involves cheating or stealing from people's clients or servers.
Links to competing forums are only tolerated if the content of the link is related to the latest posts, for example: a response to a request for help if Metin2 Dev does not have the information, during a public debate... Keep in mind that this is tolerated, if you abuse it for no good reason you can be penalized. Take advantage of missing content to improve Metin2 Dev by creating a new tutorial.
It's not allowed to give your / our social media contact information (skype, discord...) in public topics / posts or signatures, only via private message.
Exception: The only exception is for people that are trying to sell their services.
The report function allows you to report a rules violation or personal request to the team. You have to use it wisely when needed.
Questions & Answers: 48 hours
Private Servers: 1 month with excluding messages announcing an update
Searching: 7 days
Any other bumping will result in an infraction or the deletion of the topic!
You are not allowed to remove releases you did.
Hacking / Cheating
Metin2 Dev is not a cheat or hack platform. We do not tolerate any messages about hacking, cheating on Metin2 or decrypting Metin2 clients from Metin2 private servers.
We recommend that you please use our image host to avoid dead images in the future and keep a clean board. This is not a requirement, however we would be grateful if you could use it.
Don't flame at other users. You maybe want help and everybody started with no or little knowledge. We don't want to see any racism, sexism or homophobia...
Close / Move / Rename
To make a close / move or rename request please report the topic with the thing you want us to do. Rename request are only allowed by the thread owners.
Your picture should be respectful. It should not be religious, racism, sexism, homophobic or pornography. If you are using a GIF image, it should not be epileptic.
You are not allowed to create or join more than one account. Bypassing a ban is prohibited.
Your name should be respectful. It should not be religious, racism, sexism or homophobic. It's better if your discord nickname is the same as on the forum.
Your signature should be respectful. It should not be too large and slow down the loading of the board. If you are using a GIF image, it should not be epileptic. It should not be religious, racism, sexism, homophobic or pornography.
Questions & Answers
Don't modify your thread (or reply to it) to mark it solved, and not explain the solution to the issue. Please use our tag system and vote good / bad answers so everyone can clearly see what matters! Do not ask for any help if you are using leaks, we will not help you, it's forbidden, you must contact the owner of the system, source, serverfile...
Advertising is available for metin2 private servers or the marketplace for sellers. No hidden advertising will be approved.
Scamming / Reselling
Scamming is a bad thing. If you do so on this platform you will be banned permanently. Please keep in mind that you are not allowed to report a scam without trustworthy proofs.
We ban all accounts that are linked to the same IP address. If you share your account, you accept your responsibility and you accept the consequences if your IP address or a linked account is banned. The rule also applies to the use of VPN, Proxy.
Do not spam in this community. Posting a topic or a question once is enough, if you don't get an answer maybe your question needs more description. Double post aswell as double threads will be punished with an infraction.
We have these predefined sanctions with infraction points i want to inform you about the actions taken by our system. If you are violating against these rules we may revoke any special group, Developer, Mapper, Premium...
Contest a sanction
Every action which is taken by us will have its correctness, but if you think your case was handled in a wrong way you have the possibility to contact an moderator via private message. You must contact only one member of the team, otherwise your request will not be considered. Feel free to invite more team members in the private message.
Metin2 Dev is a platform where you share your knowledge about Metin2, games improvements and systems development.
You can sell things on Metin2 Dev if you follow these terms. The following rules must be strictly respected in order for a member to publish his paid service. Failure to comply with the sales and service rules on Metin2 Dev will result in the deletion of your topic without any justification.
Sell on Metin2 Dev
The seller must create his topic in the marketplace platform, the topic will be subject to approval by moderation. If we believe you are a risk to our community, we will deny your authorization to sell or offer your services.
Before approving the seller's topic, we will do some checks, the seller is known on other communities on Metin2? The seller is known or has been known for scamming or reselling in other Metin2 communities? What is the reputation of the seller? The seller get any recommendations? The seller is active on Metin2 Dev? This is not eliminatory but it considerably increases the seller's chances of being authorized on our marketplace by being active in our community. A well-known and fully trusted member can also recommend you.
We can also check the seller's public works, this is not eliminatory but it considerably increases the seller's chances of being authorized on our marketplace by allowing us to verify his reliability.
Our goal is not to exclude or prevent members from selling or offering your services on the Metin2 Dev Marketplace. We don't want any resellers or scammers in our marketplace. Metin2 Dev remains a guarantee of quality for the members of our community.
Do not forget, Metin2 Dev can not be considered responsible for any of your transactions. We provide filtering to avoid any scammers or resellers and to feature only trustable sellers on the forum, but we do not provide any guarantees concerning your transactions with members on or outside the forum.
Legal relationships are established exclusively between the parties involved in the trade. This means that the seller has successfully passed our filters which place certain requirements on the accuracy of the information they provide.
The Discord is not an advertising area, it's not allowed to advertise your services, except for a member mentioning the seller to obtain information about these products or a recommendation from another member.
The seller is authorized to post product updates in the #sales-service text channel. Sellers should use this channel reasonably for everyone's convenience, no bump is tolerated, otherwise the dedicated rank can be withdrawn.
The seller is not authorized to bump his product page except for announcements or updates. The seller must indicate what has been updated (update of a product, addition of a new product, product name and price, discount...), everything must be specified. In case of abuse, we can lock new comments and new reviews on your topic.
Product reviews are intended for customers of the seller. In order to write a review, you will be asked for a comment, a rating out of 5 stars. Members can rate your review to indicate whether it was helpful or not. The seller can also respond to customers who leave reviews.
In order to protect our sellers and customers, both positive and negative review can be verified with the customer or the seller by asking for proof of purchase or sale. A review is not allowed if you are not a customer of the seller.
Product comments are the seller's ability to announce updates or answer questions from future customers. Comments are not intended to leave a review.
Copyright Policy / Transparency Policy
If you are using content shared for free on the forums, the name of the original devs and any additional credits must be clearly kept and notified. Preferably note what are the updates / upgrades / enhancements you did on the code.
You must specify the terms of customer service and support: duration, price, and so on... and you abide by answers to any of your clients unless a said customer is doing harmful things toward you, in that case, proofs can be asked.
A seller's content can be promoted if the seller is active in the Metin2 Dev community. The content will be promoted in two ways, the seller's topics in the marketplace will be pinned and the seller can choose the topic to highlight in the dedicated marketplace advertising, subject to providing an advertising banner. Banner size: 728x90. The highlight is only available on the marketplace platform.
To be considered active within the Metin2 Dev community, you can either provide your help to members in the adequate section. Share things, might it be scripts, maps, 3d models, 2d graphics, quests or systems... Publish something new for the Metin2 Dev community!
We take the period of the last 3 / 6 months to check seller activity on Metin2 Dev. If the seller is no longer active, the topics will no longer be promoted and the dedicated advertising disabled.
You are not allowed to post more than one thread per section inside the Marketplace platform.
Reverse engineering is not considered a scam, can be freely published or sold only from official binaries.
You are not allowed to sell things created and sold by other sellers.