The Art of Warfare (TAW) is defined by its Code of Ethics. This is who
we are. We hold our
leaders and our members to the highest standards of anyone in the PC
gaming arena. If you cannot commit to these standards, you should not
apply to TAW.
No TAW Member will use, store, or test cheats*. No Member will
associate with cheaters while representing TAW.
No TAW Member will glitch**. All TAW members will actively avoid
glitches that they know, find or are informed about.
No TAW Member will purchase unofficial resources for in game use.
* Cheat: any alteration of the official game code and associated files
or any use of a program that is meant to alter the behavior of the game
in a way that either gives an advantage to players using it or gives a
disadvantage to players not using it. example: wall-hacks, speed cheats
** Glitch: use of any game behavior that is either undocumented or
unintended by the manufacturer in order to increase one's personal
performance or decrease the performance of others. Example: glitches in
TAW does not form alliances which will compromise its independent
TAW uses a Chain of Command (COC) in the organization of teams, relay
of orders, and flow of information to achieve success on the
All orders from your COC must be followed at all times except when
those orders contradict the Code of Ethics or other policy.
Members must raise any issues or complaints through their COC. Members
cannot jump over their COC. In the event that the issue or complaint is
regarding a member’s direct COC, the member should submit the
issue in written form and request it be forwarded up the COC. The
member’s COC must forward the written issue or complaint to
the next level of the COC.
Each TAW member must participate in a minimum of two (2) mandatory
events per week lasting at minimum one (1) hour each.
All activities will be held in the Primary TAW Team Speak within the
assigned channels and game server assigned by the Division. All members
will attend the mandatory events for their division as determined by
the division’s command.
Attendance at any event or unit other than those outlined above is
optional but encouraged. Remember that you are a guest and a
representative of your division.
TAW accepts all real life needs and commitments. TAW will not put any
member into a decision between real life success and TAW.
If a member decides to leave TAW for any reason, the decision will be
Promotions and awards will be handed out based on the following sorted
Leadership Positions will be assigned based on the following sorted
a) Leadership abilities
TAW members will respect each other regardless of their age, gender,
nationality, race, religious beliefs/creed, or sexual orientation.
TAW members will respect non-TAW personnel in the same way as TAW
TAW members will show dignity, honor and integrity outside of TAW. Any
insult towards the member, its unit, another TAW member or TAW as a
whole are to be ignored and left uncommented.
Members will respect and uphold their COC leadership as well as the COC
leadership will respect and uphold their members.
Any and all language or content of an adult or offensive nature will
not be tolerated, whether on voice or text communications (chat,
forums, email etc.).
No TAW member will issue religious or political statements or respond
to one of them.
No TAW member will question TAW policies and regulations in public.
They will instead use the COC to issue their thoughts.
Good sportsmanship is mandatory at all times and in all situations.
Members are representatives of TAW and are perceived as such by other
persons and organizations. A member's public conduct, good or bad, will
be reflected on the organization as a whole.
As a TAW member, you are not allowed to, as a member of another gaming organization, play a game that TAW offers. We expect that you will play that game with TAW and support our team!
As a TAW member, do not share our strategies or tactics. Our field leaders work hard to develop them for their teams.
We encourage members to wear their TAW tags with pride outside the games TAW plays, but this is not a requirement. Wearing tags or not, remember that you represent TAW at all times. We understand loyalty is earned, and TAW will work hard to earn yours, but we will not hesistate to remove members that violate these rules.