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      1. Inappropriate or infringing content Kakao Games Europe does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, article, link or comment posted by other users in the Services, and shall not be responsible for the contents of any such message, article or comment.The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of Kakao Games Europe. The User can report any violation of the services policies by clicking on the report icon on the Forums.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually offensive, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violating of any applicable law.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any advertisement, link or information regarding content which infringes the Agreement.The User shall not post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned or licensed by the User or by Kakao Games Europe.The user shall not promote illegal or illicit activities including cheating and the use of exploits.  2. Naming policy The User shall not use on the Website, the Forums and in the Game character names, family names, guild names, clan names and/or nicknames that are:Vulgar, abusive, hateful, racist, defamatory, threatening, pornographic or sexually orientated;Referring to inappropriate parts of the human body or bodily functions;Referring to drugs or illegal activities;Related to the Nazi regime;Referring to figures or activities of religious relevanceRelated to political regimes or personalities involved or suspected of violation of human rights;Promoting violence, ethnically or national hatred;Impersonating an existing person, including Kakao Games Europe officials Violating the intellectual or industrial rights of a third party, including trademarks.The use of alternate spelling, for instance by replacing letter with number, in order to violate the above mentioned rules shall be considered a violation of the naming policy.The user will not create additional forum accounts in order to bypass any warning, suspension, ban or purport themselves as someone else.  3. Threats to the provision of the Services The User shall not make threats or attempt to disturb the provision of the Services in any way including spamming, denial of service attacks, performing actions whether alone or as a group, on the Service(s), that would affect the performances of the Service(s) or the experience of other end-users of the Services.Kakao Games Europe reserves the right to take any actions necessary deemed necessary to maintain the integrity of the Service(s).  4. Account sharing The User is not allowed to share the credentials of the User’s Account with anyone.Notwithstanding the above, Kakao Games Europe may request from you the name of your Account for events or in order to provide you customer support. However, Kakao Games Europe will never ask you for your Account password.  5. Violation of law The User undertakes to respect the legislation of the country from which the User launches the Game and accesses the Services.  6. Behavioral rules and guidelines 6.1. Thread bumping The User shall not bump own threads. Replies to own threads with the sole purpose of moving said thread to the top of the forum can lead to a warning with the possible consequence of losing writing permissions on http://forum.blackdesertonline.comIf the User wants to add more information to a post, the “EDIT” function can be used. It is permitted to reply to own posts once every 48h as long as the follow up post adds new and meaningful information related to the topic.Replies to other users posts with the sole purpose of increasing it's visibility are also considered thread bumping as well as spam and will be actioned accordingly.Normal replies to other users are not affected by the above mentioned rules.6.2. Posting Etiquette The user shall not post in all capital letters, use excessive punctuation, flamboyant fonts etc. to draw attention to its posts.Using the words Kakao, Kakao Games, Pearl Abyss or any Kakao Games Europe member’s name in a topic title is frowned on.The user shall not use misspelled versions of inappropriate words to circumvent the swear word filter. Doing so shows the User was fully aware of the nature of the word and it will be reflected in any potential penalties.6.3. Interacting with other users Post made with the sole purpose of upsetting or angering other users are not allowed. All posts have to be made in the spirit of mutual respect. The User shall not attack or insult other users for having different opinions or for making statements the User disagrees with. Challenging the opinions or statements of other users is permitted, attacking the person holding them is not. If the User finds the actions of other users in breach of the forum rules, the Report Function should be used in order to bring the case to the attention of the moderator team. The case will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken. The user shall not "name and shame" other users. If a user is suspected to have broken Terms of Service / Terms of Use or taken part in fraudulent activities it should be reported directly to Kakao Games Europe by submit a support ticket.6.4. Quoting The User shall not quote posts who break the forum rules. The User is instead encouraged to use the Report Function in order to bring inappropriate content to the attention of the moderator team. Reported content will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken.6.5. Abuse of Report Function The user shall not abuse the report function. The report function is intended to be used to make the moderation team aware of potential breaches of the forum rules not to get revenge on other users. If the User finds another user behaving inappropriate several times in a short time span, the Report Function can be used, highlighting one relevant post and indicating in the notes that other threads are affected too. If the User feels a thread is out of control, one post should be reported indicating in the notes the whole thread needs attention.  7. RP Forum Rules The RP Forums follow a more strict rule set. Any user wishing to participate on the RP forums is advised to review the specific rules before posting.  8. Appeal Forum Moderations Threads deemed inappropriate to a particular forum will be moved to a more appropriate forum or even removed completely. Threads that have been removed or closed are not to be re-posted. The User shall not discuss specific cases of moderated posts or disciplinary actions against users on the forum. If the User disagrees with an action taken by the moderator team, an e-mail should be send to forumdisputes@blackdesertonline.com. An uninvolved Community Manager will then review the case. 

      Ladies and gentlemen ATTENTION please:
      It's time to move into a new house!
        As previously announced, from now on IT WON'T BE POSSIBLE TO CREATE THREADS OR REPLY in the old forums. From now on the old forums will be readable only. If you need to move/copy/migrate any post/material from here, feel free to contact the staff in the new home. We’ll be waiting for you in the NEW Forums!


      *New features and amazing tools are waiting for you, even more is yet to come in the future.. just like world exploration in BDO leads to new possibilities.
      So don't be afraid about changes, click the link above and follow us!
      Enjoy and see you on the other side!  
    • WICHTIG: Das Forum ist umgezogen!   05/04/2017

      Damen und Herren, wir bitten um Eure Aufmerksamkeit, es ist an der Zeit umzuziehen!
        Wie wir bereits angekündigt hatten, ist es ab sofort nicht mehr möglich, neue Diskussionen in diesem Forum zu starten. Um Euch Zeit zu geben, laufende Diskussionen abzuschließen, könnt Ihr noch für zwei Wochen in offenen Diskussionen antworten. Danach geht dieses Forum hier in den Ruhestand und das NEUE FORUM übernimmt vollständig.
      Das Forum hier bleibt allerdings erhalten und lesbar.   Neue und verbesserte Funktionen warten auf Euch im neuen Forum und wir arbeiten bereits an weiteren Erweiterungen.
      Wir sehen uns auf der anderen Seite!

      https://community.blackdesertonline.com/index.php Update:
      Wie angekündigt könen ab sofort in diesem Forum auch keine neuen Beiträge mehr veröffentlicht werden.
    • IMPORTANT: Le nouveau forum   05/04/2017

      Aventurières, aventuriers, votre attention s'il vous plaît, il est grand temps de déménager!
      Comme nous vous l'avons déjà annoncé précédemment, il n'est désormais plus possible de créer de nouveau sujet ni de répondre aux anciens sur ce bon vieux forum.
      Venez visiter le nouveau forum!
      De nouvelles fonctionnalités ainsi que de nouveaux outils vous attendent dès à présent et d'autres arriveront prochainement! N'ayez pas peur du changement et rejoignez-nous! Amusez-vous bien et a bientôt dans notre nouveau chez nous


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  1. CM_Aethon added a post in a topic No IP block for Steam version?   

    There is no change to the current IP restrictions for the Steam service, our licensed service area at this time remains the same as it has been. Should there be any change to this we'll be sure to let folks know. Players who are unfamiliar with this can read our FAQ here.
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  2. CM_Aethon added a topic in Events   

    Helping Hand: Guide Contest
    Helping Hand: Guide Contest
    As many of our experienced players already know Black Desert has many intricate systems that weave together to make up the entire world.  We would like to invite you to share your knowledge of the BDO World by submitting player made guides.Of course we know this is no small task so for those who wish to participate, you will earn the chance to win some swag by making a Black Desert Online game guide.
    Event Details [All entries must be submitted to via reply to this thread within the given dates to be considered eligible]
    Submission Period: May 3rd - May. 17th
    Winner Selection Conditions:
    Staff’s Pick [ 5/18/2017 ~ 5/23/2017] - 10 Guides will be selected as staff favorites.
    Winners Announcement: May 24th
    Winner will be given their pick of one item from our swag collection.
    Hat or T-Shirt or Black Spirit Pillow
    Guide Specs & Contest Rules [All entries must adhere to these specifications to be considered eligible]
    The guide must be text based, but may also contain images and videos.
    Character Limit: 20,000
    No Plagiarism, you may only submit your own original creation.
    If you previously made a guide you can still submit it, but it must be up to date with the EN Version of the game.
    All entries must be submitted by replying to this thread.
    ※ If you don't follow the given format above, you will be automatically disqualified!
    By submitting your guide(s) for our contest, you understand and agree that the rights and ownership for the use of the guide(s) will automatically belong to Kakao Games Europe B.V. and can be used at Kakao Games Europe B.V.'s discretion.
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  3. CM_Aethon added a topic in Events   

    Fan Made: Trailer Contest

    Fan Made: Trailer Contest
    Some amazing new content is on the way, and we thought it’d be an awesome opportunity for you creative types to show off your skills to the world, and have a chance to earn some swag by making a Black Desert Online game trailer.
    Event Details [All entries must have been submitted to youtube within the given dates to be considered eligible (Cannot be before or after the submission date)]
    Winners Announcement: June 19th
    Winner Selection Conditions:
    Staff’s Pick [ 6/1/2017 ~ 6/9/2017] - 10 videos will be selected as staff nominees for the community to vote on during the dates [ 6/10/2017 ~ 6/18/2017].
    Out of the 10 nominees,  5 community selected winners will receive 1st ~ 5th place prizes based on the tallied votes.
    Most Views - The top 5 most viewed videos will be selected as winners.
    Submission Period: May 3rd - May. 31st
    Staff / Community Pick
    1st Place - Astro Headset (Custom BDO Branded), Hat (1x), Shirt (1x), Pillow (1x), and 90 Day Value Pack (1x).
    2nd Place - Hat (1x), Shirt (1x), Pillow (1x), and 30 Day Value Pack (1x).
    3rd Place - Hat (1x), Shirt (1x), and 7 Day Value Pack (2x).
    4th Place - Hat (1x), Shirt (1x), and 7 Day Value Pack (1x)
    5th Place - Hat (1x), Shirt (1x)
    Most Viewed [All 5 winners are eligible for the below listed prize]
    Choice of one of the below items:
    Hat, Shirt, or Pillow
    Video Specs [All entries must adhere to these specifications to be considered eligible]
    Minimum Video Length: 30 seconds
    Maximum Video Length: 2 minutes
    May only contain Black Desert Online original music, provided intro and outro must be used at the start and end of the video. (Download >here<)
    Using in-game sound effects is optional.
    Resolution must be at least 720p or 1080p.
    Minimum FPS (frames per second) of 25, ideally 30.
    Event Rules [All entries must adhere to these rules to be considered eligible]
    Entries must be submitted to youtube within the listed submission period.
    Entries must have the following title (Use your family name & Region): [Black Desert Online Fan Trailer] + Family Name + Region
    Entries must include the user’s family name and play region (EU or NA) in the video description.
    Use your imagination to show us what you love the most about BDO within the trailer.
    The videos cannot contain any text or voice audio (ie: player recorded voice overs).
    In game interface must be disabled (Ctrl + U)
    The contest winners must provide raw assets & final cut video to be eligible to receive rewards.
    Some ideas on how to create an engaging trailer may be found here.
    ※ If you have a typo in your name or if you don't follow the given format above, you will be automatically disqualified!
    By submitting your video(s) for our contest, you understand and agree that the rights and ownership for the use of the video(s) will automatically belong to Kakao Games Europe B.V. and can be used at Kakao Games Europe B.V.'s discretion.
    • 30 replies
  4. CM_Aethon added a topic in Patch Notes   

    Patch Notes - May 3rd 2017

    Greetings Adventurers,

    This week we have a relatively small update adding new costumes, a pet and the New Loyal Attendance Reward Event will begin.  This patch will be ~226 MB.

    The Current Loyal User Attendance Reward event has come to an end.
    A New Loyal User Attendance Reward Event has begun.
    Start: May 4th
    End: June 7th

    Fan Made: Trailer Contest
    Show off your awesome video making skills and have a chance at winning some awesome prizes, check >here< for more info!
    Helping Hand: Guide Writing Contest.
    We know many of you fantastic folks have been hard at work providing informative guides and we’d love to see more, find out how you can win some awesome prizes in the process >here<.
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  5. CM_Aethon added a topic in News & Announcements   

    [Notice] Account Security
    Greetings Adventurers,
    We recently received a report that account security may have been compromised on a third party website. In response, we have reset the password for any related accounts. We strongly urge any user whose password was reset to contact customer support in order to change your e-mail address. Additionally if you used the same or a similar password on any other services, it should be replaced.
    E-Mail Change Policy
    Password Change
    Please note that a password reset can take up to 90 minutes. Spamming the reset request will result in your account being blocked.  We do apologize for any inconvenience this process has caused, but we place paramount concern on matters of security, and will take any steps necessary to protect our players.

    As always, your support is appreciated.
    • 183 replies
  6. CM_Aethon added a post in a topic I'd like to get to PVP, but you've put it behind the biggest PVE grindwall ever constructed.   

    Looks as though the thread has run its course and folks are straying off into flame bait and insults.
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  7. CM_Aethon added a post in a topic Confirm 'Mutant Ogre' Patch Notes April 26-May 17   

    Hey guys,

    We've received reports from players regarding this, and after an initial investigation into this we've confirmed there is something amiss with the Mutant Ogre & Mutant Troll mentioned in the patch notes. For the time being we recommend players avoid interacting with them.
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  8. CM_Aethon added a post in a topic I like this Sticker UI Thingymagig :3   

    I have to admit I about died laughing at the included gif. Hopefully it has decided to behave itself, if not please let us know.  
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  9. CM_Aethon added a post in a topic Patch Notes - April 26th 2017   

    We've received reports from players regarding this, and after an initial investigation into this we've confirmed there is something amiss with the above mentioned monsters. For the time being we recommend players avoid interacting with them, thank you for bringing it to our attention.
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  10. CM_Aethon added a post in a topic Patch Notes - April 26th 2017   

    We'll be addressing that issue in a hotfix tomorrow, your armor is still there and your horse will be less... naked, after the maintenance! Find out more information here.
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  11. CM_Aethon added a topic in Neuigkeiten & Ankündigungen   

    [Wartung] Dringende Wartung 27.04.2017
    Liebe Spieler,

    wir werden folgende Wartung durchführen.

    Datum: Donnerstag, 27.04.2017
    Duration: 1.5hServer wird geschlossen:Server wird geöffnet:Global06:00 UTC07:30 UTCWestküste (NA)23:00 PDT00:30 PSTOstküste (NA)02:00 EDT03:30 ESTMitteleuropa (EU)08:00 MESZ09:30 MESZ
    Hotfix für das Problem mit dem Pferdeausrüstungsset: Anemos.
    Folgt uns auf Twitter, um auf dem Laufenden zu bleiben.
    Danke für euer Verständnis.

    Euer BDO-Team
    • 65 replies
  12. CM_Aethon added a topic in Nouveautés & Annonces   

    [Maintenance] Maintenance Urgente 27 Avril
    Salutations aventuriers,

    Nous allons procéder à une maintenance dans les conditions suivantes.

    Date: Jeudi, 27.04.2017
    Durée: 1.5hMise hors ligne du serveur:Mise en ligne du serveur:Global06:00 UTC07:30 UTCCôte Ouest (NA)23:00 PDT00:30 PDTCôte Est (NA)02:00 EDT03:30 EDTCentrale (EU)08:00 CEST09:30 CEST

    Raison(s) :
    Correctif pour le problème de l'ensemble équin d'Anemos.
    Suivez-nous sur Twitter/Facebook pour vous tenir au courant des dernières actus.
    Merci pour votre support et votre compréhension.

    À bientôt, 
    L'équipe BDO
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  13. CM_Aethon added a topic in News & Announcements   

    [Maintenance] Urgent Maintenance April 27
    Dear Players,

    We will perform our maintenance as follows:

    Date: Thursday, 27.04.2017
    Duration: 1.5hServer Down:Server Up:Global06:00 UTC07:30 UTCWest Coast (NA)23:00 PDT00:30 PDTEast Coast (NA)02:00 EDT03:30 EDTCentral (EU)08:00 CEST09:30 CEST
    Hotfix for Anemos Horse Gear Set issue.
    Follow us on Twitter/Facebook to stay up2date.
    Thank you for your support and understanding.

    Best regards,
    BDO Team
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  14. CM_Aethon added a topic in News & Announcements   

    [Notice] Known Issues - Apr. 26 *Updated*
    Greetings Adventurers,
    We're aware of a few bugs that have appeared in this weeks patch, below you can find the details of known issues and our current estimated time on when they'll be resolved. We'll be actively monitoring this thread for any additional issues if you'd like to report them here. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconveniences you may encounter while we work to resolve them.
    Resolved Issues
    The Dark Knight Treant and Desert Ghillie suit information on the Pearl Shop has now been resolved and can be downloaded via a hotfix, simply fully relaunch the game client and apply the fix.After applying a small hotfix, the Anemos Horse Armor should now be restored to most affected players.We are aware of a small number of folks still having some issues and are working to resolve this as quickly as possible.Known Issues
    The Anemos Horse gear set has gone missing.The function for ‘Applying Most Popular’ customization is not working properly.The text ‘Co-op’ sometimes does not appear for some of the Co-op QuestsThe function of ‘Hide’ post does not work in the Photo Gallery.The ‘Hold’ button on the Night Vendor is missing.Some localization issues (Missing Text) in the FR & DE language version of the client.The Kzarka Shrine (Near Calpheon) was the victim of a theft, someone has stolen the floor.Please use caution when entering the area, we've sent for some goblins to begin repaving the floor asap!
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  15. CM_Aethon added a post in a topic Horse Anemos Cosmetic   

    We're aware of the issue guys, we'll have an announcement up shortly regarding it. Hang tight!
    Further details will be updated via this thread here.
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