Board rules

These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.

  1. Website\Discord\TS3 Rules

    1. Welcome to the Hostile Takeover Forums!

      :small_blue_diamond:TeamSpeak is the primary mode of communication for Hostile Takeover, if you are experiencing delays being helped on here or want to play in a squad join us in TeamSpeak @

      Forum Rules follow our general Discord, TeamSpeak and Community Rules of Conduct
      :small_orange_diamond: Do not post phone numbers.
      :small_orange_diamond: No racist, sexist or offensive slurs/remarks/statements/jokes/photos (any form of communication) will be tolerated in our server.
      :small_orange_diamond: Anything deemed inappropriate by a HT admin will be promptly deleted or you may be kick/banned depending on the circumstance. This includes profile photos that are deemed inappropriate by a HT admin, if an admin asks you to change your photo because it is likely offensive and you fail to do so you will be removed from the server.
      :small_orange_diamond: HT reserves the right to remove any toxic person from this server with or without warning. If you have an issue with someone please report it to an admin.
      :small_orange_diamond: No advertising of any kind. You may not post links or info for any outside TS/Discord/Gameserver or other service outside community without Senior Admin approval.
      :small_orange_diamond: Please do not private message the staff members for assistance. Many of our staff use the mobile discord app to provide extra support to the community if they are available to help.
      :small_orange_diamond: All are welcome to give input and participate in the various things happening on the forums.

      If you need assistance from a staff member, would like to appeal a ban or have general inquiry please post in ban appeals if you need immediate assistance join Discord or TeamSpeak.

      Teamspeak address is: or
  2. KOTH Rules

    1. 1. A player breaking rules is no excuse for you to also break rules:
      If you find someone breaking the rules please contact an admin on the TS3 address is listed above, with an appropriate screenshot or supporting evidence if at all possible.

      2. Do not argue with an admin in game:
      All punishments are at the discretion of the administrators, if you disagree with something you may come on TS3 and talk with them about it, or create a thread on the forums.

      3. Do not abuse in-game communications:
      :white_small_square: No VOIP in global.
      :white_small_square: No excessive vulgar language, racism or Homophobic Slurs.
      :white_small_square: No music, unnecessary noises, soundboard, or spam over global, or side channels (voice or text).
      :white_small_square: No music in direct chat while at base period.

      Side chat is for in game related information between groups only, all other in game chat not related to game information should be done in group channels only. If you would like to make any reports please include a screenshot or an audio clip.

      4. No cheating, hacking, or glitching/exploiting:
      Cheating of any kind is not allowed and will not be tolerated. Exploiting consists of using any game bugs for an unfair advantage.

      5. No trolling:
      This rule is self-explanatory, but includes and is not limited to ramming vehicles at base, driving vehicles onto pavilion (spawn), ramming aerial or ground vehicles with other aerial vehicles (friendly or hostile), and the use of explosives and weapons at base. No hovering over spawn pavilion with helicopters blocking the laptop in order to pick up passengers. No stealing friendly assets ( ie. if you see a dead friendly revive him do not steal his stuff)

      6. No team-killing:
      Team killing of any kind is not allowed! Using vehicles at base to friendly fire is a ban-able offense and will not be taken lightly. There is NO case which friendly fire is acceptable.

      7. No entering vehicles without permission:
      You are not allowed to enter a purchased friendly vehicle without permission from that player. This can cause conflict among teammates and possibly lead to friendly fire. If you have an issue with this please report it on our forums or log on to our TS3 server. Address listed above.

      8. Engagement rules:
      :white_small_square: No infantry or ground vehicle can be closer than 500 meters from the edge of any hostile base (as read on the map).
      :white_small_square: All armed choppers must move outside of the largest safe zone circle before rearming , otherwise it’s a pump & dump offence.
      :white_small_square: You are not allowed to camp in or above your retracted safe zone circle.
      :white_small_square: Due to a geographic advantage, nobody is allowed on ‘Magos’ hill.
      :white_small_square: Jets may not under any circumstance land or taxi into the players safezone.

      :small_orange_diamond: Any behavior deemed to be offensive, abusive, or destructive to the server/players as determined by Admin discretion will be subject to kick, and or ban from said server(s). We will look into all cases and handle them appropriately. If you wish to appeal the punishment please visit our form page at our web site at, or contact us on our TeamSpeak @

      :small_orange_diamond: If you wish to appeal a ban or have any questions please create a thread on the forums or log on to our TS3 server and search for an admin on duty in the Arma sections. The name will have a badge to right depicting admin status.