While we are a laid-back community, we ask all XGN members (not on LOA) to participate in activities within the community. Participation is what makes our communities grow and brings members together, ensuring we remain a healthy and active organization.
1.) All Xiled Syndicate affiliated members are expected to read and follow the XS Code of Conduct, XS Policies, Xbox Live terms of service, and must uphold the Code of Conduct at all times.
2.) Members must respect other gamers; this includes members and nonmembers. This includes, but is not limited to, discrimination based on race, age, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or any other personal interest, or investment. Other forms of unacceptable conduct include, but are not limited to, team killing, griefing, and flaming of any kind. All members are entitled to a professional level of fairness and this is strictly enforced.
3.) Never leave a fellow XS affiliated member behind. Do not leave a game with fellow members because you are losing or not playing well. This is considered “leaving a man behind” and Includes meetings, game nights, tournaments, and etc.
4.) We DO NOT condone coaxing a member from another clan or community, for ranks/or from other communities/clans. If people wish to leave we encourage their own path of happiness this includes fellow members of the XS affiliates, for recruitment purposes is strictly prohibited. Additionally, recruits may not be recruited into a XS affiliate within 30 days of previous membership of any gamer community or clan. “NOTE: offerings or promises for membership participation is considered “Profit to stay” and is also strictly prohibited”
5.) XS members take pride in their membership inside its affiliated community, and are encouraged, (but not required) to change their Gamertag to reflect an XS affiliate. Your community affiliation must alway be in caps.
6.) All members must know the security question(s), and their answers within 30 days of joining XS. “NOTE: deleting your profile or bio is considered quitting. If this occurs, you have 24 hours to replace the information and retain current membership. Once 24 hours elapses you must start over as a new member.”
7.) All XS affiliated members are entitled to the “OPEN DOOR POLICY.” The “Open Door Policy” in its essence, is an opportunity to reach out to a higher-ranking member with a question which can’t be resolved within their immediate chain of command (Use the forums). But still, hold the responsibility to report to the appropriate leaders within the Chain of Command. See Open Door Policy below. “NOTE:The Open Door Policy is not an invitation to join staff meetings, nor an invitation to be in a party of higher ranking members without permission”.
8.) All XS affiliated leaders are expected to display proper conduct, leadership skills, and a high level of professionalism at all times. “Note: Accepting a leadership position is a choice and privilege. With this in mind, understand that you may be asked to step down, be demoted or removed from the position if it is deemed that an individual cannot handle the responsibility or no longer wants the responsibility of the job, rank, or title.
9.) All XS affiliated members must maintain a professional demeanor and attitude during game-play, within lobbies, and while in party chats in order to represent XS as a positive and respectful organization.
10.) XS affiliated members are not permitted to be a part of any other clan, community clubs, or gaming organization while an XS affiliate.
11.) If you are invited to a party or contacted by a higher-ranking member, you must respond in a timely manner, as the subject matter may be urgent. If you are asked to leave a party by a senior member, you must do so immediately.
12.) Any member who damages or destroys any material or nonmaterial assets including intellectual property belonging to XS or its affiliates, whether intentional or not, may be Prosecuted civilly or criminally to the fullest extent of the law. This may be including reimbursement of any or all fees legal or otherwise.
13.) Members should attend a minimum of 2 meetings, and two squad game night/workshops/sit-ins/social nights per month. Doing this will keep the community active. If the member cannot attend, please inform your squad leaders. Officers may request more participation, but members are not “required” to do more than their rank calls for.
14.) Any and all forms of hacking, software alteration, and illegal activities are strictly prohibited.
15.) In addition to the XS code of conduct, each of the affiliated communities may have additional rules for their own members and requirements to join. DISCLAIMER: THE MANAGEMENT OF XS HAS A ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY FOR ANY VIOLATIONS OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT. SENIOR LEADERSHIP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANY MEMBER REGARDLESS OF AGE, ACTIVITY OR POSITION. YOUR ACTIONS AGAINST OR IN NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THIS CODE OF CONDUCT MAY RESULT IN DISCIPLINARY ACTION LEADING UP TO BUT NOT EXCLUDING MEMBERSHIP REVOKE/BLACKLIST IN ADDITION, THE LEADERSHIP OF XS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OF XS MEMBERS.
In order to have a Membership Revocation, former involvement in any Non-XS community, or Website Ban officially appealed, the member, or potential members (including during any training of a new member into the community) must go through the Xiled Syndicate Court System on the forums. However, please be aware of any minimum time requirements before appealing (see Disciplinary Policy below). All appeals will be processed in a transparent and unbiased manner by our court of community judges. Once an appeal has been processed and decided upon by the court judges, the decision is final. If the appeal is denied and the member, former member, or community disagrees with the court’s ruling, a subsequent appeal may be reconsidered after 6 month’s time. (180 Days) from the date of the ruling. At any point in this process the Head Court Judge may add or remove any stipulations in regards to said member’s return. If the member contacts any court judges or court clerks before or during an investigation, they will be automatically denied and must wait an additional 30 days before they can re-submit their appeal. The XGN Court judges have the right to determine what rank is suitable for members to return, in which case the ruling will be final. Individuals who are not directly involved with a case asking information or arguing with decisions may result in disciplinary actions!