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Privay Policy Update

We’ve updated the Tripwire Privacy Notice under our Policies to be clearer about our use of customer information to come in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules that come into force today (25th May 2018). The following are highlights of our changes:


We’ve incorporated the relevant concepts from the GDPR including joining the EU and Swiss Privacy Shield framework. We’ve added explanations for why and how Tripwire processes customer data and the types of data that we process, as well as information about your data protection rights.



For more information about our privacy practices, please review the new Privacy Policy found here: http://tripwireinteractive.com/policies/privacy-notice
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Forum Rules

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  • Items changed, or highlighted for future attention, on 20 July 2013 are highlighted in yellow.

Global Rules
  • Forum moderators may or may not be Tripwire Interactive staff members, but either way, please respect them, as they are the authority of the forums. Speaking to them with intentional spite will not be tolerated and may result in the loss of your forum privileges.
  • Any decisions made by any member of staff or moderator are final and not subject to discussion. Doing so may result in a ban from the site. The owners of Tripwire Interactive Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason, as well as to remove access to the forums for any individuals with or without warning for breaches of the rules.
  • If you have a complaint regarding another user, PM the appropriate moderators, or if you have an administrative issue, [RO]schneidzekk.

General Behaviour
  • Use the search function before posting. Chances are your question has already been answered.
  • Use a title that describes the content of your post. Don't use all caps or special characters to draw attention either in the title or the body of the post.
  • Up to 10 emoticons are allowed in a post
  • Political discussions are prohibited.
  • Flaming - We do not tolerate abusive, malicious, personal attacks. You will be banned if you persist in this behavior.
  • Trolls - Anyone deliberately antagonizing other forum users by posting 'flame bait' type messages is not welcome. You will be banned (possibly without warning depending on the severity of the issue) if you persist in this behavior.
  • Personal insults (directed at anyone) will result in a ban. If the behavior is not corrected, it will be made more permanent.
  • Constructive criticism is welcome. However keep in mind we (and other forums goers) may not agree with you. If you can't keep the conversation civil, you will be removed from the forums.
  • The use of hyperbole, one liners, and images as part of a forum debate is likely to get you infracted. You have many ways to participate and be a constructive part of this community, even when you disagree.
  • To make the highlighted bits above 100% clear to everyone, the following WILL NOT BE TOLERATED:
    1. Personal attacks, insults, antagonism of any forum-goers, moderators or Tripwire Interactive staff.
    2. Name Shaming and Public "Witch Hunts" are also not allowed.
    3. Breaches of confidentiality and privacy of any sort.
    4. Any form of racism, bigotry or attacks on race, creed or color.
    5. Linking to posts on other forums related to ANY of the above, whether you are the originator or not, without exception.[/COLOR]
  • There has been too much in the way of abhorrent personal behaviors in the past. These will cease. It doesn't matter who started it or who reacted to it - it will all result in moderator action. If you have to indulge your hatreds, for whatever reason, go do it elsewhere - and do not try and drag our forum-goers over to enjoy your hatreds.
  • We understand that people have strong feelings about our games, what we do for a living and how we respond (or don't) to comments on the forums. We all aren't going to agree about everything. So, BE CIVIL in your disagreements!

DO NOTs
  • DO NOT Transmit any message, information, data, text, software or graphic files, or other materials ("Content") that is unlawful (including illegal drug usage), harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, hateful or racially, ethnically, sexually or otherwise objectionable. This includes publicizing private information, such as individual's real names, IP addresses and anything else that might be used to identify them to the freakier members of the internet. This also means you may NOT publically share private communications (PM, email or anything else) without the original poster's permission.
  • DO NOT Post or transmit any Content that contains a virus, Trojan horse or other mischievous Content.
  • DO NOT Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation.
  • DO NOT link to posts on any other forums, or any other form of media, that breaches our rules. It will be treated just the same as if you had posted it here.
  • DO NOT Double Post, cross Post, "necro post" or restart closed threads.
  • DO NOT Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, rule or regulation.
  • DO NOT Upload or transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.
  • DO NOT post cheats or exploits; THIS INCLUDES ALL/ANY REFERENCES TO HACKING, PIRATED SOFTWARE etc.
  • DO NOT complain about being banned from a server and DO NOT complain about other players on servers - that is between you and the admin, no need to get the community involved.

Username, Avatar and Signature Rules
  • Multiple registrations result in a ban.
  • No offensive user names
  • Avatars:
    Avatars are disabled.
  • All signatures should not exceed the following size limits, you can have both text and images
  • - For text signatures: 4 lines normal size, 8 lines small size and up to 100 chars per line. Font sizes above 2 are not allowed. (Blank lines count as lines.)
  • - For images in signatures: 1 image up to 400 pixels wide, 150 pixels tall and 100kb in size plus 2 lines normal size text and up to 100 chars per line
Netiquette: Written text has no inflection, and, as such, you should be careful how you write your messages as interpretation will vary from person to person. Please take advantage of the built-in emoticons to add such expression to your words. Please remember the golden rule: to treat other forum users the way you would like to be treated. Please use common courtesy, and enjoy using Red Orchestra's forums
[COLOR=darkred]Offensive material
The following is a list of some things that MAY be considered "offensive" by the moderators and the team. This is NOT an exclusive list and it does depend very much on context.

Crossing the line into "offensive" territory is likely to get you asked to change your name, sig or avatar or to withdraw/delete posts. This will be done politely by the moderators. If you refuse to comply further action WILL be taken once started, ultimately leading to banning from the forums.

A key point: please attempt to use your brains. What is mild humour to you may well be deeply offensive to others. While we have no intention of acting as politically-correct "thought police", we are on the lookout for those things that can cause offense and, in some cases, are actually still illegal in some jurisdictions.
  1. Names recalling notorious war criminals or personalities.
  2. Names recalling atrocities and war crimes in general, or units with particularly odious histories.
  3. Use of obscenities and expletives.
  4. Blatant racism, mysogynism or many other "ism"s.
  5. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Nazism or Fascism; this does not include pics of soldiers who happen to have such symbols on their uniform, unless we feel this has been done to provoke. Please note that many Nazi symbols (including the Swastika) are still illegal in Germany and other countries and considered deeply offensive by many Europeans.
  6. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Stalinism.
  7. On both the previous two, the moderators' views on the intention and impact of use of such symbols will be final - not yours. Please be understanding if you are advised to change something.
  8. In general, if a sig/avatar represents your allegiances in-game and is clearly "in part", it is likely to be fine; if the moderators feel you are trying to demonstrate unpalatable political allegiances, or to use it in an attempt to ridicule or provoke others you WILL be asked to change it. RO is NOT the place to make any extremist political statements of any kind.

Examples:
So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
  1. "Hitler", "Beria"
  2. "NKVD Blocking Detachment", "Einsatzgruppen"
  3. This one should be pretty obvious...
  4. So should this - and it includes calling all Germans "Nazis" and all Soviets/Russians "Commies". It got boring 50 years ago, so stop it.
  5. Use of swastikas, fasces, SS-runes and so on for the Axis.
  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.

A simple rule-of-thumb: many Europeans find Nazi symbolism of any sort offensive; many Americans still find Soviet symbolism offensive. Engage your brain before using.




Final Note: this is NOT open to debate, so please do NOT start whining and moaning if a moderator asks you to change something. They will advise at first, giving reasons, then, if you take no notice, they will step up the pressure through to banning.
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  • Yoshiro
    started a topic More News and Media on the way!

    More News and Media on the way!

    We'll have some exciting new news and media on the way in the coming weeks and months ahead. Let us know what you are excited to hear more about (or see in still or action images)!

  • Yoshiro
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    We released new images not that long ago and will have more on the way as we move into the later half of this year.

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  • omano
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    Anything since the past three months?

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  • Yoshiro
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    Originally posted by Stiler View Post
    I'd just like to know what the heck the game is going to be lol.

    Is it an open world? Are there missions and different goals? Is it simply to grow bigger and eat a specific person that exists in the world (from the faq it sounds like that is the main overall goal).

    I hope there'll be some variety and things you can do.

    Also I'll be disappointed if we can't have a shark with a friggen laser beam attached to its head.
    • Yes it is an open world
    • There are goals that drive your shark forward
    • There is a story that helps set these goals but the players will be able to explore and do their own thing to a large degree as well

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  • Stiler
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    I'd just like to know what the heck the game is going to be lol.

    Is it an open world? Are there missions and different goals? Is it simply to grow bigger and eat a specific person that exists in the world (from the faq it sounds like that is the main overall goal).

    I hope there'll be some variety and things you can do.

    Also I'll be disappointed if we can't have a shark with a friggen laser beam attached to its head.

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  • RandallBrown
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    About the actual story and mission of new coming games.

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  • Yoshiro
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    To quote one of our artist here "amazing game"

  • Edomaro
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    Since it is SO early in development, playing an old SNES title called E.V.O. should give you some great ideas! Here's a gameplay video of it, it is the whole game and it is a little under 3 hours long. I recommend anyone who enjoys oldschool platformers to try it! The main concept of this game is about evolution, just like Maneater's evolving mechanic. I really REALLY recommend you take a few peaks on this video about how it works. I'm open to be contacted to clarify some of the mechanics that might not be apparent right away on the video. If something even remotely close to this gameplay is reproduced on an open world RPG, you got my money secured!

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  • Musicaholic800
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    Hmmm. Maneater will be epic exclusive for a year?
    I love competition with services bit Epics store is trash rn. At least be halfway equal to others out there before forcing ppl to use a service.
    heres a chart by yongyea on YT. Also note its a good video to educate yourself on epic..
    (at 6:00) https://youtu.be/Qrn_7DPKO5A

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  • Yoshiro
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    Originally posted by Zeyrion View Post
    Gameplay footage and the progression system, Im really sad you didn't do an early access for this game i just wanna play jaws unleashed was one of my favourite games back in the day!
    We as a developer and publisher aren't sure if Early Access is the right answer to most games moving ahead based on our experiences with it. But it is something we'll keep evaluating for each project we tackle.

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  • Zeyrion
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    Gameplay footage and the progression system, Im really sad you didn't do an early access for this game i just wanna play jaws unleashed was one of my favourite games back in the day!

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  • spazmcnasty
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    Originally posted by Yoshiro View Post

    Not in a similar sense, no. We'll be talking more about how the player shark will grow and evolve and what it takes to do so in the coming weeks and months.
    well.. im excited to see what this is all about.

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  • Yoshiro
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    Originally posted by spazmcnasty View Post
    Since it's being touted as a Action RPG....will there be a loot system like Diablo or Grim Dawn?
    Not in a similar sense, no. We'll be talking more about how the player shark will grow and evolve and what it takes to do so in the coming weeks and months.

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  • spazmcnasty
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    Since it's being touted as a Action RPG....will there be a loot system like Diablo or Grim Dawn?

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  • imnrk
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    I look forward to seeing more of the leveling and progression system - the "rpg elements" if you will. I liked how in Depth you could customize your shark, first by picking the breed you want, and then buying in-game upgrades.

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