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BioWare Banning for Using Profanity in SWTOR?

There has been a buzz recently about BioWare dropping the ban-hammer with prejudice on SWTOR gamers for things such as profanity, going to Illum before level 50 and anything that appears like chat “spam”, even if accidental. This has a lot of players asking if BioWare is being too heavy-handed in their banning practices. While most of the threads on the official forums about it are quickly locked or deleted, there is a discussion going on about it at Reddit and one user also captured a screenshot of their ban warning email which was posted on the forums but that thread was later deleted. Basically, this user said he was sent an email warning after using profanity in private tells to friends in game. The email warns the user that he will be banned if he is caught using this language again. No one seems to be able to get…

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SWTOR Rules of Conduct

If you’re going to be playing SWTOR in just a few days along with the rest of us, it’s a good idea to make yourself familiar with the posted rules of conduct. Most of it is traditional MMORPG and online game play stuff but there are a few things that really stick out to us and honestly, a couple of things are downright frustrating. For example, macro software is not allowed but Bioware has no problem whatsoever with you paying $250 for the Razer keyboard to do the exact same thing. Is this really fair to those who don’t want the Razer or to those who cannot afford it? Anyway… here are some of the ROC (rules of content) that you need to be familiar with: To keep the Service a compliant, fun, fair and safe gaming environment for everyone, you may not engage in any of the following behavior:…

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