Rules Last Updated June 25, 2020

A. General Composure

  1. Be nice and respectful towards everyone. Excessive swearing, rudeness and harassment is not tolerated.
  2. Do not spam or advertise.
  3. Observers should never give tactical information to players or intentionally disrupt game play.
  4. Follow any directions given by a Overcast Community staff member. If you believe a staff member has directed you wrongly, please email
  5. Note If you are concerned about links that may constitute advertising, please ask a staff member before posting.

B. General Gameplay

  1. Players may not abuse glitches, like placing blocks in areas restricted by the plugin to walk on, also known as "block glitching".
  2. Maps may have rules that apply only to that specific map. They can be read under /map.
  3. Players may only press one button, and having it register as one click.

C. Client Mods

  1. Any client mods or external tools that give you an unfair advantage over vanilla Minecraft users are illegal while playing.
  2. The following mods are explicitly permitted:
    • Optifine
    • Lithium, Phosphor & Sodium
    • ArmorStatusHUD / StatusEffectHUD
    • LabyMod & 5zig
    • Toggle Sneak / Sprint
    • VoxelMap, or other Minimaps without radar and cave mapping
    • Badlion Client & Lunar Client
  3. The following mods are explicitly prohibited:
    • Inventory Sorters
    • Mods that expose or enlarge the name-tags of players
    • Automatic tool selectors
    • Minimaps that show entity positions, or show caves/underground.
    • X-rays
    • Auto-hitters/Autoclickers
    • Aimbots
    • Fly mods
    • Damage/Health Indicator
    • SmartMoving
  4. For any other mods, email for confirmation before using it.
  5. Note Unless explicitly permitted, additional mods which can be installed through LabyMod are not allowed.

D. Team Griefing

  1. Team griefing is prohibited, and is defined as any action that harms your own team.
  2. Common indicators of team griefing:
    1. Placing and/or setting off TNT in your base (for non defensive purposes).
    2. Destroying your own team's chests or workbenches
    3. Teamkilling by spleefing or blowing them up with TNT.
    4. Aiding or working together with a member of the other team.
    Note Mistakes happen, and accidentally teamgriefing won't get you punished.

E. Punishments

  1. Players may be kicked for breaking the rules. If the rule violation is severe, you may be banned instead.
  2. Evading a punishment by connecting with another account is not allowed, and may result in all your accounts and IP address being banned.
  3. Bans may be appealed by emailing with your full in-game username.
  4. Note All infractions are subject to staff discretion.
    Note Only bans which may been issued as a mistake, or were issued a long time ago, have a chance of getting appealed.

F. Tournament

Tournament rules can be found here