rules:: Be respectful and considerate toward your fellow writers and the staff.
To put it simply: Treat others as you'd like to be treated in return. Harassment, bullying, etc. amongst members, whether they are staff members or not, will not be tolerated.:: Please adhere to the Invisionfree Terms of Service as well as possible. Consider Escova a PG-13 rated environment.
No one is out to get you, and we are more than happy to allow you to address adult themes and subject matter, but we ask that you refrain from posting large quantities of explicit information. Your characters may be vulgar, defamatory, and otherwise unpleasant people. They may confront real, adult issues, but please write them responsibly!:: Refrain from controlling the characters of others without the permission of their player(s) and avoid standard RP misconduct.
This is a cooperative storytelling environment. Don't try to control or harm other peoples' characters without their permission. This rule encompasses godmodding, powerplaying and other problems that pop up in the RPG community. Any issues of this kind should be reported to an admin. If you are unsure about your limitations as a player, please ask about general RP conduct.:: Register with your character's first and last name with proper capitalization, please. Make a separate account for each character.
If you make a mistake, just let an Admin know so one of us can change it for you.:: Apply with the template provided.:: Write in-character posts in third person, past tense
(for continuity's sake).:: Keep all advertising in the Advertising forum.
Do not advertise via PM, via the board's e-mailing system, or in the Cbox, etc. :: Play-bys are optional.
If you choose to use PB, all we ask is that you utilize real people as visual aids, refrain from using personal photographs, and avoid utilizing images from photographers who have expressed that they do not want their work used without express permission. No anime pictures, please.:: Graphics:
-Please don't make avatars larger than 175x250px or signatures larger than 500x220px.
-Smaller signatures are preferred so more writing fits on each page.
Please note that these rules may be altered at any time (there will be notification), and issues which are not covered explicitly by these rules may be addressed. Any problems will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask!