GameBanana shows no ads to members. Sign up now!
Ads keep us online. Without them, we wouldn't exist. We don't have paywalls or sell mods - we never will. But every month we have large bills and running ads is our only way to cover them. Please consider unblocking us. Thank you from GameBanana <3

Site Rules

A Wiki

Updates

Wiki Links Fixed 3y
  • Adjustment Updated all links to match the new style of Wiki links (by id rather than name)

By using this site, you automatically accept these rules.

1. 1.0 Language

GameBanana is an English-speaking website, but you may post submissions in non-English provided you prefix the submission name/title with the language, e.g a Russian thread must have a name/title beginning with "[RUS]".

2. 1.1 Grammar & Punctuation

Try your best to use good grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, etc when posting and especially when making threads and other readables. Do not post in ALL CAPS, Title Caps, use excessive!!!!! amounts of punctuation, or break the site's layout. Submissions with poor English may be flagged by the community or withheld by moderators.

3. 1.2 Abuse

No discrimination, abusiveness, 'trolling' or flaming. Discrimination based on race, sex, age, sexual orientation, etc will not be tolerated. NO EXCEPTIONS. 'They started it', 'they deserved it', 'they are n00bs', etc. are not valid excuses.

3.1. 1.2.1 Backseat Moderating

Let the moderators do the moderating. Backseat moderating is when people who are not moderators try to enforce the rules -- or their interpretation of the rules. If you see a person breaking the rules, take advantage of the Report/Flag buttons or simply ignore the offensive content.

4. 1.3 Unconstructive Feedback

No negative feedback without explanation. If you don't like something or strongly disagree with someone, fine. But make sure you provide reasons for your opinions and constructive feedback whenever possible. Also, make sure not to stray into a violation of rule 1.2.

5. 1.4 Warez

No warez talk of any kind. That includes but is not limited to requests for CD keys, discussing illegal downloads of software, music, movies, passwords for websites, and pretty much anything that could get GameBanana into legal trouble. When in doubt about this rule, ask a moderator or don't post. If it might be illegal, test the limits of copyright law somewhere else. For more information consult GameBanana's Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Policy or the Porting Whitelist.

6. 1.5 Advertising

Non-commercial advertising is allowed, under certain circumstances. See the User Advertising wiki for more details.

7. 1.6 Graphic Content

No shock material or pornography. This includes but is not limited to graphic images and videos designed to severely disturb or scare the viewer. Private parts of the body must be covered with clothing and no sexual acts may be displayed. We also reserve the right to remove any content that we feel is too suggestive or inappropriate for all the age groups that use the site. 

7.1. 1.6.1 NSFW Toggle

Certain content is allowed if the NSFW option on the submission is selected. See the NSFW Rules wiki for more details.

  1. NSFW submissions must use the NSFW toggle provided.
  2. Real and animated nudity is allowed but no "Sex Acts" should be shown, or implied.
  3. No depictions of under 18's (real or animated). This includes 'Lolita' content where the character is visibly under 18 no matter how old you state they are.
  4. No unnecessary closeups.
  5. No bestiality, shock images etc...
  6. Heavily pornographic images are not allowed. This includes photographic and drawn images that have been clearly made for pornographic reasons.
  7. Mods have discretion to remove any content that they feel is too sexual in nature or inappropriate.

8. 1.7 Spam

No spam. Spam is defined as posts, threads, or other messages that do not contribute to a discussion or forum. If you have doubts about whether your submission would contribute consult a moderator before submitting it. Please avoid posting several thematically related submissions soon after one another as this is considered spam. Instead please pack these themed submissions together into one submission. Submitting a lot of unrelated content soon after one another is ok and is not spam.

9. 1.8 Quality Control

No deliberately low quality or low effort submissions. We always want to be a place where beginners can submit their content and learn, however if a submission is considered to have been made deliberately of poor quality on purpose, to troll, point farm etc, it may be removed.

10. 1.9 File Content

No executables or similar are allowed in regular submission files. Any submissions found with executables in their files will be withheld until the executable is removed. Tools and Gamefiles are exempt from this rule. If for whatever reason you really must include an executable in your download, please contact a moderator to ask for permission before uploading it. Default or "vanilla" files (the files that come with the game by default) are also not allowed to be included in regular submission files for any game unless modified in a way that makes it original (i.e., a texture edit of the default player or weapon model in a game).

11. 1.10 Autoplaying Music/Videos

All music players must be started manually. No autoplaying music is allowed.

12. 1.20 Section Specific Rules

In addition to these site-wide rules there are section rules that must be followed:


13. 1.21 Authors

Every person who worked on any part of your submission must be credited. Put the authors names in the author field and their role in the role field, each entry separated by a new line. Detailed credits should go in the author's notes field. List authors once only. Do not include anyone who did not have a role in the creation of the content. 

14. Notice About Rules

If you are having trouble understanding any of these rules, please contact a moderator or administrator before submitting. To view a list of moderators and administrators, head over to this page.

Sign up to access this!
11-20 of 60
2
Pages
Go to page:
  • Microtransagolor avatar
    Microtransagolor username pic Joined 2y ago
    probably dead
    620 points Ranked 44,775th
    27 medals 2 legendary 4 rare
    • 2019 Top Contributor Medal icon
    • Thanked 500 submitters Medal icon
    • Became a Game Pioneer Medal icon
    • Thanked 50 submitters Medal icon
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • Submitted 50 Skins Medal icon
    1y
    Where should I credit the creators of the software used to make the mod, or should I not credit them?
    Eggite avatar
    Mantra
    Eggite
    URL to post:
  • LeGoldenBoots avatar
    LeGoldenBoots Joined 2y ago
    Not here.
    18 points Ranked 46,166th
    11 medals 1 rare
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • Returned 100 times Medal icon
    • Reached 10 subscribers Medal icon
    • Became a Studio Leader Medal icon
    • Received thanks 5 times Medal icon
    1y 1y
    is there anything thing about reposting mods?
    a guy
    URL to post:
  • Microtransagolor avatar
    Microtransagolor username pic Joined 2y ago
    probably dead
    620 points Ranked 44,775th
    27 medals 2 legendary 4 rare
    • 2019 Top Contributor Medal icon
    • Thanked 500 submitters Medal icon
    • Became a Game Pioneer Medal icon
    • Thanked 50 submitters Medal icon
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • Submitted 50 Skins Medal icon
    1y
    Can I publish a map that comes with the tileset, background and music needed for the map? Or do I have to make it a gamefile?
    Eggite avatar
    Mantra
    Eggite
    URL to post:
  • Microtransagolor avatar
    Microtransagolor username pic Joined 2y ago
    probably dead
    620 points Ranked 44,775th
    27 medals 2 legendary 4 rare
    • 2019 Top Contributor Medal icon
    • Thanked 500 submitters Medal icon
    • Became a Game Pioneer Medal icon
    • Thanked 50 submitters Medal icon
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • Submitted 50 Skins Medal icon
    1y
    So, I want to add a wiki about stuff related to a game, but I don't know what category i should use, or am I supposed to do something else?
    Eggite avatar
    Mantra
    Eggite
    URL to post:
  • Thanks to rule 1.8 FOR DELETING MY MOD!
    Im si angry rigth now!
    MAYbe i put the mod in gamejolt
    And my mod is bad drawed CAUSE IM BAD DRAWING AND I HAVE 9 YEARS
    What did you excepted? A beutiful artwork? WELL NO!
    • Funny x 3
    • Dumb x 2
    • Confusing x 1
    • wtf x 3
    • Disagree x 2
    • Rude x 3
    Mania Plus Fan of moding
    URL to post:
  • JVVS2008 avatar
    JVVS2008 Joined 2y ago
    Offline
    197 points Ranked 58,455th
    1y
    What is breaking the rules?
    Bananite
    URL to post:
  • DrSquish avatar
    DrSquish Joined 5y ago
    Offline
    1,402 points Ranked 22,606th
    2y 2y
    Is there any ruling on advertisement and/or linking to sites which have cheating software available for download? One of the submissions on the TF2 front page at the moment has a link to a certain aimbot software site (which I will refrain from naming) in its description.

    EDIT: It seems it was deleted. I understand the ruling now.
    The Great Cornholio
    URL to post:
  • Archadius avatar
    Archadius Joined 2y ago
    Offline
    144 points Ranked 63,833rd
    2y 2y
    Question about Low-Effort Submissions,Are Joke Submissions (As in replacing the sound effects with Text-To-Speech) considered as Low-Effort Submissions?.

    Asking for a friend yknow
    Dank Boi avatar
    Mantra
    Dank Boi
    URL to post:
  • Clock of Destiny avatar
    Clock of Destiny Joined 5y ago
    any elsewhere
    2,017 points Ranked 21,042nd
    24 medals 2 legendary 4 rare
    • 2017 Top Contributor Medal icon
    • 30 submissions featured Medal icon
    • 10 submissions featured Medal icon
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • Thanked 50 submitters Medal icon
    • Received thanks 50 times Medal icon
    2y 2y
    quick question about rule 1.1.: do the abbreviated weapon names (e.g. 'M4A1', 'AR15' or 'M110 SASS') exempts the rule or not?
    URL to post:
  • Meli Satana avatar
    Meli Satana username pic Joined 4y ago
    Debuffing
    1,925 points Ranked 21,213rd
    11 medals 1 rare
    • Returned 1000 times Medal icon
    • One month a member Medal icon
    • Returned 100 times Medal icon
    • 6 months a member Medal icon
    • Thanked 5 submitters Medal icon
    • Reached 10 subscribers Medal icon
    3y
    I was just curious on this; what is Gamebanana's stance on commissions? I can't seem to find anything on the site related to them or if they are allowed or not.

    Any answer would be appreciated!
    1 Like = 1 Milla
    URL to post:
  • 41
  • 395.8k
  • 115
  • 10y
  • 3mo
  • 3y

Submitter

Sign up to access this!

Category

Attributes

Miscellaneous
site

Share

  • Share on Reddit
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook

More Rules Wikis