~ The Isle of Tarns Rules ~ (Revised 2014-Jan-25)
Welcome to The Isle of Tarns, a place in the Gorean world where full role play (rp) and the lifestyle of Gor occurs. This is a gorean sim....keep it gorean and keep it realistic. Please take the time to read the rules of this land so you can have the full enjoyment of the roleplay. The Isle is a private sim and these rules are binding. If you step foot on the island, you agree to the rules even if you have not read them - so it is in your best interest to read them.
Failure to read the rules is no excuse!!
❃ NO FEMLAWS
❃ NO DRAMA
❃ NO JUMPING
❃ KEEP FIRES TO A MINIMUM OF 5 (Touch Die or Self Deleting
❃ NO SCALING OR GRAPPLING SHEER CLIFFS THAT SURROUND THE VILLAGE
❃ NO AC WEAPONS/NO DUEL WIELDING
❃ NO BIRDS (Exception of Tarns)
❃ NO NPCs
1 GENERAL RULES
1.0 Gorean Meter (GM) is mandatory and can be found at the landing boat.
1.0.1 No observer tag is allowed on the sim, including OOC observers. Role players only.
1.0.2 The boat and attached dock are not OOC. A person will be permitted up to 7 minutes to rezz, review the rules, change attire, if necessary. They then must leave the boat and proceed to the pier and/or the village gates.
1.0.3 Soliciting of ANY type, including recruiting for another sim, is not permitted anywhere on the sim, including the landing site. Anyone found to be soliciting, or recruiting for another sim will be immediately banned from the sim.
1.1 You must be at least 18 years old to enter the sim. This is an adult sim, with adult themes.
1.1.1 Adult theme role play (RP) can involve coarse language, violence, sex, and torture.
1.2 AVATARS UNDER 60 DAYS OLD NEED THE ADMIN'S PERMISSION TO ENTER THE SIM.
1.3 We ask that you come in a realistic character, whether human, kur or larl. Make your character believable. We follow the books of Gor, thus, the following beings were not found: No child avi's, furries, transformers, nekos, etc. We are trying to create an immerse RP experience, and we thank you in advance for understanding our request.
1.3.1 Be dressed in Gorean style fashions; there was no armor worn in Gor besides leather. All visitors are expected to immerse themselves in the culture and atmosphere that is The Isle of Tarns.
1.3.2 Unreasonable non-Gorean personal limits will not be recognized, nor those going against our sim rules, (i.e., will not accept slaves binding, no RP with men, no collaring, only my master can punish me, etc.).
1.4 No Out of Character (OOC) comments in local chat, OOC is reserved for mod situations, sim maintenance and OOC events.
1.4.0 OOC events include the Tarn Academy instruction and classes, and the development and testing of tarns, GPR broadcasts, etc.
1.4.1 All OOC conversation is to be kept in Instant or Personal Messages (IM). IMs are OOC unless agreed with the other partner.
1.4.2 GM meters are just to be set OOC if there is a mod situation.
1.4.3 We do not condone any type of forced OOC relationships or solicitations, including:
* attempts to illicit or force voice or cam sex from any person.
* attempts to illicit real life personal information, including pictures.
* forced OOC submission.
* any other type of sexual harassment.
1.4.4 Proof of any of the above will result in a permanent ban, if the other party feels uncomfortable.
1.5 Teleporting (TP) out of role play or direct combat, bindings or capture is grounds for banishment.
1.6 Offensive, hostile, and aggressive thought emotes are poor RP, and they WILL be considered as spoken. This permits any appropriate response to be made by the person(s) that the emote was made towards.
1.7 Death is a GM metered or roleplay kill accepted by another character. At least 30 minutes of RP is required prior to a death.
1.7.1 Death (ghosting) is for a 24 hour period.
1.7.2 The character then has an individual option of how to continue their RP life after the 24 hour period has expired.
Mods and Mentors: ((Mods dealing with the sim law, Mentors aid and help new people to the sim and new people to gor))
IoT Mods are posted on the docks, near the gates.