The Adapt Code of Conduct

In Adapt we are a talented and multinational team that speaks English with players from all over Europe. We like to think of ourselves as more of a community with over 20 players of our current raiding team having been in the guild now for at least a year and having had two guild meetups, Netherlands (2018) and Poland (2019). We are a close knit bunch with an equal interest and passion for progressive raiding.

However skill and desire is only one aspect of the game. Fitting in socially is arguably the most important aspect of any new applicant for us. Therefore we have developed a code of conduct which is to act as a rulebook for both new and existing members. At any point should you chose to ignore the rules then you will risk losing your spot in the guild.

Social Rules

These rules apply to everyone - raider, or member otherwise. We want to ensure that we continue to have the best possible atmosphere in and outside of raiding.

  • As a member of Adapt you represent our community and wear our tag. We do not tolerate any forms of racism, bullying insults or elitist behaviour.
  • Despite our multi-national background, we are an English speaking guild and all communication must be in English.
  • We earn respect by giving equal respect, there is no divide between the officers, raiding members or even regular members.
  • We recognise that we play video games to have fun, we love humour and welcome humouristic content as long as it does not cross the line.
  • Discord is our guild chat, we expect everyone who joins to contribute in some way.We very are specific about who we pass, and we are only interested in players that will integrate fully and help the guild develop.

Raid Preparation

These are the base requirements to pass any trial with us.

  • Required Addons: DBM or Bigwigs, RCLoot Council, Angry Assignments, Exorsus Raid Tools & Weak Auras.
  • You must sign the in-game calendar for every raid 24 hours before. Any planned absences to be posted on discord. Accepting a calendar invite and then not showing up is unacceptable.
  • Invites will go out at 19:45. This means we expect you online at 19:45 on your main character able to accept an invite.
  • If you will be late, please notify us on discord using your mobile phone.
  • You should turn up with enough consumables for an entire raid, these include flasks, food, runes and potions.
  • We expect all of your gear to have the best enchants and gems.
  • Significant preparation for new bosses we face by researching new encounters and reading our strategies and discord announcements before each raid.
  • We use discord to raid. A working headset and willingness to communicate is critical.

Performance

Because we only raid 6 hours a week time is very, very valuable so its important we do not waste it! These are what we demand from every main raider of Adapt.

  • Maintain at least an 90% attendance over a 3 month period.
  • We expect our raiders to stay current with theorycrafting and to maximise performance. We highly value players with strong situational awareness that can avoid boss mechanics on a consistent basis.
  • We do not tolerate mid raid AFKs or being late back from breaks. We always have an 8 minute break half way through the raid.
  • Having a stable connection and machine capable of running raids without difficulities is a must.
  • We rotate our roster fairly to ensure everyone plays a key role in the guilds overall progression.
  • Follow instructions given by the raid leader and contribute with any ideas you may have.
  • We want you to share our progressive mindset where gear is only a means to an end. Personal sacrifice is valiant and players who seek high logs or tunnel the boss will not last here long.

Loot System

In Adapt loot is seen as a means to reach our goal, not a goal in itself. We use RC Loot Council to redistribute personal loot wherever it will have the best impact.

The general rules that our loot council follows are based on a few simple priorities. The aim of having these rules is to make sure we make the best possible use of our loot. They are as follows:

  • Raider > Trial > Social. On rare occasions this rule will be circumvented. For example, a trial with great performance can be given a BiS major upgrade over a raider minor upgrade.
  • We take into consideration Attendance, Performance and Reliability.
  • DPS > Tank > Healer. This is the best method for the most effective progression.
  • Major > Minor > OS: It is extremely important that everyone uses the loot addon correctly.
  • For Mounts we priortise players who were in at the start of the tier versus those who joined later.
  • Loot list. Players who have an item in their loot list (or have the corresponding stat priority) will have some priority for that item.

Sound good to you?

We can genuinely say that the vibe and atmosphere surrounding the entire guild here will be unlike any other you have experienced. We hope we can welcome you to our team soon!

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