What is Discord?
Discord is a proprietary freeware VoIP & Text chat application designed for gaming communities.
Discord runs on Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Linux, and in a web browser.
As of May 2017, Discord has over 45 million users.
BigD Gaming Discord server was created to bring the community together.
Please respect one another and keep the chat civil and mature.
By becoming a member of the BigD Gaming Discord, you agree to and are bound to the following:
- Pornography (including suggestive cartoons),
- Homophobic or transphobic content,
- Videos and images of gore and death.
- Do Respect other users
- Do Respect the Moderation and Admin team
- Keep banter game related and impersonal as much as possible
- Do not troll
- Do not be disruptive
- Do not use soundboards
- Do not intentionally drop a music bot into a private channel.
- Do not hot mic (if you don’t know how to avoid this, please ask – we can help set your mic up)
- Do not post malicious links
- Do not post Piracy, warez, or leaked content
- Do not post Cheating, hacking, or game exploits
- Do not post copyrighted material such as 3D assets, Textures, Tools etc
- Do not derail a channel’s topic
- Do not advertise/Recruit for external groups and media (including steam groups, facebook pages/groups, websities, youtube channels, discord servers, etc) without approval from a Community Manager.
- Do not record audio from a VOIP channel unless all users in the channel have given their consent.
- Do not spam any text channel (including large characters designed to troll)
- Harassment or bullying will not be tolerated (telling people to kill themselves [aka: KYS] is included in this, along with the use of Cancer as a degrading term)
- Do not flame or insult other members.
- Do not personally identifiable information (i.e. name, address, email, phone number, etc.)
- Do not argue with BigD Admins/Moderators. If you have an issue with a particular Admin/Moderator, contact the Head Community Admin @Madhouse
- Do not Publicly post or otherwise share PMs with other users unless you have the expressed permission of the sender to do so. Private Messages are intended to be just that – private.
- Do not impersonate BigD Admins/Moderators
- Do not create multiple accounts. If these are created to get around a ban, then all accounts will be permanently banned when discovered.
Reporting and Moderation
- Please raise an issue in the #need-an-admin text channel by using the notifier @Community Moderator
- Otherwise you can raise the issue via the Support Ticket system @ www.bigdgaming.net under the category ‘Discord Infraction Report’
- You will not be punished for making a report, unless deliberately spamming or making a false statement
- Avoid retorting to trolls and flamers, this will only make things worse.
When Reporting Staff
- Moderators and Admins are subject to the same rules – if you feel a Moderator or Admin has treated you unfairly or is breaking the rules, please PM the Head Community Admin @Madhouse
- Please don’t make accusations public.
- Please don’t argue with a Moderator or Admin’s instructions at the time.
All infractions will be handled at Moderator discretion
Possible punishments are:
- verbal/written warnings
- content/messages deleted without warning
- server-wide mute/deafen
- discord server kick
- discord server ban (temporary and/or permanently removed from server)