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Hello, and welcome to the Kimchi Region! This is a Pokémon role-play guild for anyone who wants to have fun with Pokémon. As a guild we are quite organized and have worked out a detailed system for RPing as both humans and Pokémon. Please take a moment to read the rest of the homepages you will find important information about the guild, as well as the password that is required for entry.

Please note that this is NOT a stat based guild. All battles will be fought with RP skill being the main determining factor. Weaknesses and resistances do apply, but again this guild is NOT stat based.

Disclaimer. This is simply a role playing guild based off of the Pokémon manga by Hidenori Kusaka and the games by Nintendo. Please support the official release.

General Guild Rules

-Follow all Gaia rules and TOS

-There are several battle related restrictions below. You must read and abide by all the listed restrictions.

-God-modding is not permitted in any situation.

-Auto-hitting is not permitted in any situation.

-Be respectful of all RPers, no matter who they are.

-Flaming, down-talking, or otherwise insulting other RPers is not permitted.

-Keep all post content PG-13 or below.

-No one-liners. We all have bad days or times when we don't have much to say, but try to keep your posts at least two to three sentences long.

-Use English, not IM speech such as 2day, lol, ur, etc. This is a literate RP guild, so please endeavor to keep it as such.

-Try to be realistic. If your Pokémon always do exactly what you say, things will get boring. Try to mix it up on occasion and give your Pokémon some personality.

-Spamming is not permitted.

-Advertising other guilds, websites, or forums is not permitted unless you are given permission by a guild moderator.

-If you have a dispute, do not hash in out in OOC. PM a moderator and they will resolve the dispute.

-Guild moderators have the final say in any dispute.

-If you catch anyone disobeying the rules, please inform a guild moderator. You will be kept anonymous.

-A current list of guild moderators can be found in the main forum.

-You are not permitted to invent new Pokémon, Pokémon moves, or Pokémon abilities.

-You are not permitted to create new items without express permission from a guild moderator.

-In the event of a dispute over whether a Pokémon has a given move/ability, there is access to a comprehensive list of such in the Pokemon Trainer School thread.

-The Password is: Psyduck

-If you know a guild mate in real life, DO NOT give out any personal details such as names, addresses, or email addresses without their consent. THIS IS A BANNABLE OFFENSE WITH NO WARNING.

-Have fun!

-The guild moderators reserve the right to alter these rules and restrictions at any time.


Consequences of disobeying the rules
Consequences will vary depending on the situation, but in general the following will apply:

Break the rules once: You will be warned not to do so again.

Break the rules twice: You will be given a sterner warning, and it is possible that a guild moderator will delete some of your posts.

Break the rules three times: You will be banned. Depending on the case, it may be temporary, but in most cases your ban will be permanent. Continuous rule breaking will not be tolerated.


Definition of terms

Autohitting - Declaring that you have hit an opponent without them agreeing to being hit and without giving them a chance to react or defend themselves. Example "Arthur's Kabutops used Mega Drain on Renashu's Staraptor, which caused it to faint.

GodModding/GodModing - A role playing term for when the character is impossible to hit, never gets hurt, has skills that no one can defeat and for pulling new skills out of thin air.

Character - The person the player is pretending to be. Abbreviated as RPC or PC.

Character Knowledge - Knowledge that the character has gained through play.

NPC - Non-Player Character, an "extra" or an opponent. Someone the player is NOT.

Out Of Character - When the player is stating something or declaring something, not the character. Abbreviated as OOC or shown in forum like (( and )).

Player Knowledge - Knowledge that the player has that their Character does not.

Role Playing - The action and reaction you do in playing and pretending to be your character. Abbreviated as RP or PRP for "Private Role Play"

Spamming - Posting multiple times in various places without the post being relevant to anything.

User/Player - The person playing the character, the person behind the computer.

Moves - Skills that Pokémon can use, such as Tackle.

Abilities - Natural abilities that Pokémon can posses, such as Blaze.


How to Join

Please submit a join request including the password and a reason for joining. An RP sample is not required, but it is appreciated. Applications without a password or a reason will be rejected and blank applications will be ignored.

Once you’ve joined, make sure you read the Guild Rules Thread and understand what’s there. This is expected of everyone, and ignorance of the rules isn’t tolerated. Also note that you must have your profile finished before you're officially allowed to RP in the guild. If you have any problems understanding the rules, please ask a Crew member to explain any portion you don’t understand. There is also a Pokémon Trainer School that will help you begin your stay here in the guild.