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- Members are to treat each others with respect at all times. "19th Century - War between the States" is first and foremost a game and supposed to be fun for all of us. While it might be that your characters fight not only physically but verbally as well this will not be allowed to happen in any OOC way! So should you threaten another player, insult him/her and use profanities you will be banned immediately and indefinitely. There is NO excuse for such behavior.

- One other thing that you should keep in mind: This game will not be a "political correct" game, since we are trying to reproduce how things where during the 19th Century in the Confederate and the Union States. There will be slaves and - depending on their owners - they might be in for a tough time. So if there are African American characters - PC or NPCs - you will be allowed to make racist remarks toward them IC - but OOC strictly no racism will be allowed to happen in any form or way.


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