Granado Espada Online Management Policy
In line with our continuous efforts to maintain order in the community, we have come up with guidelines that will act as a social mediator of relations between gamers and the company. It will be temporarily placed here for everyone’s information and will later on be placed permanently as part of our website.
Please read this and understand. We will be expecting everyone’s cooperation.
1. Description of GE Online Service Guidelines
This document will serve as the general or basic rules and guidelines that customers of this game will follow and GMs (Game Masters) have a thorough knowledge thereof.
The GE Online team will state or list downs the following guidelines for the players to read and understand. Should there be any case not stated in these guidelines then the GMs shall have full discretion and authority in resolving such issues.
2. Users Obligation and Rights
Duties of the Customer
The users are required to read and understand the guidelines, conditions, and follow policies that govern the game in order to have a balance and orderly game community. If they fail to fully understand the policies, then they shall be held fully responsible to any consequences that may happen.
The user needs to immediately report game errors and other game play issues and submit them to the GMs. The users are not allowed to pass this information to other users through any means in order to avoid the abuse of such bugs or errors.
Account security – whether it is password protection, running virus checks, disabling file sharing, disabling third-party programs, or any other means of safeguarding your accounts, is the sole the responsibility of the account owner. Users are to be held responsible for their own accounts.
Any and all non-game related trades are strictly prohibited. A list of possible violations and sanctions can be found on this link (Sanctions and Violations).
Players are obliged to respond to any GM’s inquiries and requests in-game or through Q&A.; The cooperation of the players is highly desirable. Please note though that GMs will never ask for your username and password.
Players sending inquiries through our Q&A; section (if deemed necessary) need to send us complete and authentic information regarding their account. In case there are anomalies or discrepancies regarding the account information then certain requests such as those that require the submission of accurate user information may not be processed (e.g. hack cases).
Rights of Customers
In the event that a user experiences situations that causes negative effects to the user’s gaming experience (including bugs), then he/she has the right to report such incidents to our customer support for consultation.
Players may ask for in-game assistance for consultation depending on the severity of the situation. The in-game consultation schedule for GMs can be found at the Consultation Request.
3. GMs’ Role
This section provides an overview of the duties and responsibilities that GMs have for the users of GE Online service.
The GM’s main role is to ensure that the users have a safe and enjoyable gaming experience. GMs are to shall be impartial in their interactions with the users and shall show no preference for any player, faction, legion, family, etc… or anything else. Everyone is to be treated equally by the GMs.
GMs will not provide users with any items or services unless these are a part of an official event or as otherwise outlined in our service guidelines.
The gaming conditions are multifaceted and unpredictable due to the users all being from different cultures. Conflicts may happen because of these differences and thus the GMs serve as mediators in order to solve any issues that may arise.
Again GMs will not, under any circumstances, ask for your password.
4. Game Master Interaction Policy
This section details how players are supposed to behave when interacting with GMs or any other personnel of T3FUN.
These are unacceptable behavior when interacting with GMs or other T3FUN personnel.
- Impersonating a GM or other T3FUN personnel.
- Defrauding or Attempting to Defraud a GM or other T3FUN personnel.
- Disobeying or Ignoring GM Instructions.
- Harassing GMs or other T3FUN personnel through any means.
- Excessive use of Abusive Language towards the GMs or other T3FUN personnel.
5. Naming Policy
Our policies regarding character, family, faction, and all other names applicable in-game and in our forums are outlined here. Should a name violate any of our rules, then our sanctions outlined below shall apply. Please note that GMs will not entertain name change requests.
Accounts, characters, and guild names that shall be found in violation of the Policy if the names chosen fall under the following categories:
Names with direct prejudice or animosity, or have negative connotations against people who belong to other races, ethnicities, or nationalities.
5.2 Sexuality and Sexual Orientation
Names with sexual body parts or acts, or have any negative sexual connotations including those about people’s sexual orientation.
5.3 Religious Issues
Names with negative religion connotations.
5.4 Extreme Violence and Crime
Names that reference violent real-life acts or crimes.
5.5 Obscene/Vulgar/ Inappropriate
Names that portray sexually explicit material, inappropriate reference to human anatomy, reference to illegal drugs or activities, or names that would be inappropriate in the gaming community.
5.6 Harassing or Defamatory
Names that insultingly refer to GE Online Personnel, other players, or other people in game or in real life.
Names that promote businesses, websites, organization, and products that are not related to GE Online.
6. Q&A Consultation
Q&A requests can be done through GE Online Website, email, and in-game with a GM. There will be instances that players need to submit certain information to verify certain account or user details if it is deemed necessary.
Please note that any GE Online personnel will NEVER ask for your password.
6.1 Website Q&A; Consultation
Customers can expect to receive one on one support with our GE Online Support team. Customers can expect an immediate answer regarding their inquiries except for Hack, Scam, and Lost item cases which need further information to be processed.
6.2 Hack, Scam, Lost Item Cases
Hack, Scam, and Lost Item cases need users to submit required account information for verification and case details to Customer Support. This may take about 48-96 hours upon initial submission of information before case resolution. Please see the next section for more information about our policies regarding such cases.
6.3 In-Game Consultation
You may need to wait for a GM to assist you. One other option would be sending a Mail Inquiry to request for in-game assistance if needed, then provide a time that you will be online and available for in-game consultation. For inquiries about most game play related issues, the player can expect an immediate answer.
In cases of Hack, Scam, and Lost items case the player will need to go to our Customer support to file his/her case for proper processing.
7. Possible Game Play Scenarios
This section details our policies regarding various scenarios that may occur and affect our users while using our services. This includes accidental item disposal, scam cases, and hack cases.
7.1. Item Disposal
7.1.1 The user is responsible for any mistake that they have made and thus any item that has been destroyed during the upgrading process, deleted by accident, sold to an NPC, dropped by accident and was picked up by another user shall NOT be restored.
7.1.2 The players are responsible for checking whatever amount they set when selling their items in their personal shops, auction house, and item trades. The players are also responsible for checking whatever item(s) they buy at personal shops, auction house, and personal trade in-regards with the amount and/or price that has been set. Please take note that our game system normally asks the players for confirmation first when upgrading an item that may possibly break/be deleted, when trading with other players, and when selling in the Market Manager.We strictly advise our players to double check the items they enchant or sell to NPCs first. Any mistake that players make shall NOT be eligible for retrieval or restoration by the GMs.
7.2 Scam Cases
The word “scam” means to intentionally mislead others hence, in the gaming community, scamming is the deliberate misleading other players for personal gain. Players are required to thoroughly check all their transactions in order to avoid being scammed.
7.2.1 Scamming through impersonation of known personalities, other players, and GMs shall be processed if scam victims have submitted evidence of such an act (screenshots of the scam together with the chat log would greatly aid in the investigation)
7.2.2 Trading and auto trading in which scammers place vis/feso amounts lower than the required amount. Players are required report the event immediately (screenshots of the scam together with the chat log would greatly aid in the investigation).
7.2.3 Real money trades are prohibited; therefore cases of scamming through real money transactions will not be entertained.
7.2.3a Trading any in-game item or account, vis/feso for any real currency, things or any valid documents that has monetary value.
7.2.3b Trading any in-game item or account, vis/feso for other game account, item(s), software or any other obtainable virtual goods.
7.2.4 In-game vis/feso to Premium Item Gift Trades is also not supported and will not be entertained. Transact/trade at your own risk.
7.2.5 Scammers will be reprimanded accordingly. Scammed item(s) and vis/feso will only be returned if the scamming incident successfully pushed through due to a proven bug in the game system.
7.3 Hack Cases
Is defined as illegal or unauthorized accessing of other player’s accounts in order to steal, delete, or waste items, vis/feso, or any other virtual property, jeopardize any facet of the original user’s account such as deleting characters and guilds, or participating in any other action that is detrimental to that user’s account and/or person.
Hack cases are very sensitive issues and are processed with utmost care regardless of the account’s normal play location. The users are held liable for the security of their accounts and are expected to never share their passwords and PIN, not even to GMs. Always remember that GMs will never ask for your password.
Hack cases are very sensitive issues and are processed with utmost care. The users are held liable for the security of their accounts and are expected to never share their passwords and PIN, not even to GMs. Always remember that GMs will never ask for your password.
Should any player find out that they were hacked, they should immediately submit a report to the GMs. The guidelines for reporting are outlined in our “Processing of Reports” section below.
Users shall be granted a 24 hours grace period after “their discovery” of the hacking to report their case. Reports of hacking after that amount of time shall not be entertained. Evidences are valid for 1 week only and should be taken with the timestamp within the time period.
Our policies on specific cases are outlined below:
7.3.1 Impersonating GM charactersThe GMs will never ask for your password, either in-game or through email. Should you find anyone asking for such sensitive account information, then it is advisable that they be reported to us immediately.
7.3.2 Purchased or Traded Account (with real money involved)Accounts that were obtained from other players through illegal trades shall not be entertained in case they get hacked.
7.3.3 Account Trading (without money involved), Sharing, Lending, and Transferring of OwnershipThis is not a bannable offense but we highly encourage everyone to avoid it since we will not return any of the items back if you report that your account got hacked. If the investigation shows that the account of the hack victim is shared then the case will be disregarded. Like what we always say “TRADE AT YOUR OWN RISK” meaning you already know or you should know the consequences to your actions, GE Online Team will NOT be held responsible if you got scammed or hacked.
7.3.4 Using 3rd Party ApplicationsThis section details our policies regarding the use of applications not authorized by the game or its publisher. Applications such as Bot tools, speed hacks and the like are strictly prohibited. Players found to use such software shall receive heavy sanction immediately with or without prior notice.
7.3.5 Sanctions for HackersAccount hackers who were proven to have hacked another player’s account shall be permanently banned. Any account involved with the hacker which contains or once contained hacked items shall also be permanently banned.
7.4 Billing Issues
This section includes most activities in purchasing and receiving Tcoins and other similar website and in-game assets. Users who have inquiries about the billing system, received errors, or have any other issues while purchasing and/or receiving Tcoins shall need to contact customer support for assistance as soon as possible.
Payment and billing issues which occurred and were not reported for over 6 months may be disregarded.
7.4.1 Chargeback ScamChargeback scam is when the user purchases products or services and attempts to get a refund or chargeback even though they have received said products or services. Any user who is suspected to have or have committed chargeback scams shall be permanently banned.
7.4.2 Credit Card FraudCredit Card Fraud is defined as any form of theft, fraud, or any other illegal transactions using a credit card or any similar forms of purchase and payment. T3Fun Reserves the right to block any account suspected of credit card fraud. Credit card fraud is punishable by a permanent ban and whatever rules apply to that user’s county of origin.
8. Providing Service
This section details what services the GMs are allowed to provide for the players. The GMs duties include answering player inquiries, generating enjoyable events for the users, and settle player disputes if necessary.
GMs and Customer Service personnel shall entertain player’s questions regarding various topics about the gameplay, events, policies, or anything else about GE Online. GE Online Personnel shall not divulge any personal information about themselves or any third party.
8.2 In-game, Forum, Real-life, and Other Events
GMs shall inform players of upcoming events through in-game announcements, forums, website, email, or through other forms of media. GMs shall moderate and facilitate events in-game, forums, or in real life.
8.3 Player Disputes
GMs or any other GE Online Personnel shall not interfere with player disputes and conflicts unless:
- The parties involved use inflammatory language with negative racial, ethnic, national, religious, sexual, pornographic, or simply vulgar connotations.
- There is spamming and/or trolling through public forms of chat.
- There is GM or other player impersonation.
- There are false accusations and falsifying information.
- There is use of illegally accessed accounts.
- There is excessive harassment and/or grieving.
8.3.1 GMs may intervene in player disputes if deemed necessary.
8.4 Ensure a Safe and Enjoyable Game Environment
GMs shall monitor the game world to ensure that all aspects of the game are fair for all.
The GMs shall patrol the game world in order to remove abusive players who use illegal or unauthorized means to gain an unfair advantage in the game. These include bot users, speed hack users, and other such persons. GMs shall also place sanctions on abusive players that cause harm to others in the game.
9. Processing of Reports
This section details what steps users should take when they are reporting hack, scam, or lost item cases (evidences are valid for 1 week only and should be taken with the timestamp within the time period).
9.1 Hack cases, Scam cases, and Lost items
9.1.1 Use the live-chat feature in the GE Online website to file a report about the hack, scam, or lost item case.
9.1.2 The customer service representative shall ask for certain required information to process your hack, scam, or lost item case. Please make sure that you are logged on to the correct website. Again, GMs and other Customer service personnel shall never ask for your password.
9.1.3 Players shall receive an update after 48-96 hours. Such time is necessary to conduct a proper investigation of the case at hand.
These are our policies regarding the recovery of items and characters for various situations. Our policies regarding most common cases are outlined here:
Any Weapon, armor, accessory, and other gears will be returned with the enhancement ONLY. “All Enchantments will NOT be included” if it was proven that the item(s) was lost due to a hack incident or was lost due to a proven bug/glitch in the system. Exceptions can be made depending on the GMs’ discretion.
GM’s will return the lost vis/feso of the account if it was proven that the vis/feso was lost due to a hack incident, Scam case or was lost due to a proven bug/glitch in the system. Exceptions can be made depending on the GMs’ discretion.
NOTE: Lost vis/feso will not be restored if in any case the user’s case falls under the following policy.
Hack case: Lost item(s) and vis/feso will not be returned if the account that the account has been shared.
Scam Cases: Scammed item(s) and vis/feso will only be returned if the scamming incident successfully pushed through due to a proven bug in the game system
Item Disposal section 7.2.3: Scamming through real money transactions will not be entertained
Item Disposal section 7.1.2: The players are responsible for checking whatever item/amount they set when Selling/Buying/upgrading their items. Any mistake that players make shall NOT be eligible for retrieval or restoration by the GMs.
10.3 Cash Shop Items/Premium Items
All premium items that the user has purchased will be restored, including premium consumable items that have been lost due to a known in-game bug/glitch/issue. This does not, however, include items accidentally deleted, although exceptions can be made depending on the GMs’ discretion.
NOTE: Lost premium items that the user has purchased will not be restored if in any case the user’s case falls under the following incidents.
Hack case: Lost item(s) and vis/feso will not be returned if the account that the account has been shared.
Scam Cases: Scammed premium items to item(s) and vis/feso trade is not supported and such cases will not be entertained.
Item Disposal section 7.2.3: Scamming through real money transactions will not be entertained
Item Disposal section 7.1.1: The user is responsible for any mistake that they have made and thus any item that has been destroyed during the upgrading process, deleted by accident, sold to an NPC, dropped by accident and was picked up by another user shall NOT be restored.
10.4 Scam Cases
10.4.1 EquipmentWeapons and Armor will be returned with their original reinforcement and enchantments provided there is enough evidence to support the scam case. Exceptions can be made depending on the GMs’ discretion.
10.4.2 Items and vis/fesoItems and vis/feso shall be returned provided there is enough evidence to support the scam case.
10.5 Item lost due to Technical IssuesAll items and equipment lost due to server technical issues will be restored. Exceptions can be made depending on the GMs’ discretion.
11. Submissions Policy
Any and all materials submitted to T3FUN through any and all possible means shall become the sole property of the company. T3FUN shall own exclusive rights, including all forms of intellectual property rights, to submitted material and shall have unrestricted use of these for any purpose, whether commercial or otherwise, without any acknowledgment or any form of compensation to their original creators.
12. Violations and Sanctions
The table below lists in-game violations and their specific sanctions. This is to discourage and prevent abusive and harmful behavior in-game.
|Summary of Sanctions|
|Type of offense||Sanction|
|1st offense||2nd offense||3rd offense|
|Racism||Warning||1 Day Account Ban||1 Week Account Ban|
|Profanity: in relation with Sexuality and Sexual Orientation||Warning||1 Day Account Ban||1 Week Account Ban|
|Profanity: in relation with Negative Religious Issues||Warning||1 Day Account Ban||1 Week Account Ban|
|Profanity: in relation with Extreme Violence and Crime||Warning||Warning||1 Day Account Ban|
|Profanity: in relation with Obscene/Vulgar/ Inappropriate themes, words and/or language.||1 Day Account Ban||2 Days Account Ban||1 Week Account Ban|
|Excessive Harassment or Defamation||Warning||1 Day Account Ban||1 Week Account Ban|
|Non game related advertisement||Permanent Ban||–||–|
|Real money Trades which includes Item/Vis/Feso “1Seller for Real Money” Spammer||Permanent Ban||–||–|
|Account Hacking||Permanent Ban||–||–|
|Scam||1 month Account Ban||Permanent Ban||–|
|Impersonating a GM||Permanent Ban||–||–|
|Using 3rd Party Applications||Permanent Ban||–||–|
|Chargeback Scam||Permanent Ban||–||–|
|Credit Card Fraud||Permanent Ban||–||–|
Such sanctions shall only be given provided that there have been enough evidence to merit punishment. Should there be any mistake in handing sanctions players are allowed to make an appeal for their defense.