Terms of Service
Updated May, 2023
Welcome to Lorwolf! Please take a moment to read our terms of service ("terms") listed out below. You must understand and follow these terms while interacting with our games, forums, chatrooms, messages, customer support, and related business services ("services"). The following is the agreement between you (“user” or “player”) and Bashful Games LLC ("us," "our," "company," or "we") and are the relevant rules when you use or attempt to use our services.
We may adjust these terms at our sole discretion. It is the user’s responsibility to study and adhere to these terms. By accessing our services, you hereby agree to adhere to our Terms of Service, including but not limited to all local laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not use or attempt to use our services. Failure to follow our terms will result in account suspension or termination, at our sole discretion.
Our services are strictly for those that meet the minimum legal age to provide their own consent to data processing, collection, and use. By using our services, you certify that you have met the minimum age requirements (13 - 16 years old, depending on your country of residence and their respective laws) and that if you are between 13 and 18 years old, your legal guardian has reviewed and agreed to these terms and has allowed you to access and use our services. If an account is discovered to be owned by an individual under the age of 13, or an individual not able to meet the eligibility requirements for using our services, the account will be terminated without notice.
Code of Conduct
By using our services, you hereby agree to be responsible for your own conduct. Examples of conduct that violate these terms, but are not limited to, are outlined below. Violating this Code of Conduct will result in account termination or suspension. By using our services, you agree to not:
Violate the rights of others. This includes defamation, abuse, harassment, stalking, use of threats, begging/sob-stories/guilt-tripping, aggressive comments, trolling, or otherwise harmful content directed towards another user. Sharing any content that can be viewed as discriminatory against race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. is not allowed. You may not brag with the intention to belittle or upset other users. While you may celebrate your achievements, you may not present them in a way that demeans other users.
Use hateful/foul/inappropriate language. Lorwolf is a 13+ site, and therefore excessive use of inappropriate language (“swear words”) is strictly prohibited. In addition, use of terms that can be considered hateful, derogatory, racist, bigoted, or discriminatory will be removed and may result in account termination/suspension. Communication in the way of “venting” or to create outrage is not allowed.
Communicate in non-English languages on our public forums and messages. This includes all of our public forums, chatrooms, and private messages. Usernames, character names, character info sections, and custom gender pronouns may use the English or Latin alphabet with accented letters.
Discuss, mention, reference or share inappropriate content. Any content that is considered to be inappropriate, obscene, defamatory, pornographic, vulgar, fraudulent, misleading, violent, “NSFW” or overly politicized will not be allowed. Discussions of polarizing topics such as religion, politics, current events, or other divisive subjects are not allowed. References to kinks or self-harm are not allowed.
Engage in illegal activity. Users agree to not upload, post, share, or otherwise discuss illegal activity. This includes but is not limited to; illegal substances, destructive conduct, and unlawful activities.
Disrupt gameplay or transmit viruses. Engaging in any activity that disrupts the flow of gameplay or causes damages while using our services is not allowed. Transmission of viruses, trojan horses, destructive bots, harmful links, or reverse engineering our services is prohibited.
Abuse moderation, moderation staff, or reporting features. Users will not attempt to control how another user engages with our services (“mini-modding”). Any issue with another user must be reported to us via a support ticket. Abuse of the reporting feature that serves to harass another user (such as asking users to report a specific user, or report with the intent to harass) will not be allowed. Discussing how moderators choose to moderate content is not allowed..
Promote Spam. Spamming the forums, messaging system, or any other service is not allowed. This includes but is not limited to: excessive use of copy/pasted content, sharing images or animations of brightly flashing images, constant disruption of a conversation, incoherent language or gibberish, sharing the same post repeatedly over a short duration of time.
Share identifying information. Users are not allowed to share any identifying information of themselves or others. Content that identifies another individual or their property, or “doxxing,” is strictly prohibited.
Impersonate other users. Including but not limited to staff members.
Exploit our Services. Users are not allowed to share, promote, or engage in any behavior that utilizes loopholes or glitches within our services. Any activity that compromises the original intention of our services must be reported immediately. Data mining or sharing “leaked” information about our services without our permission is not allowed.
Use bots, scripts, extensions, or other tools designed to exploit, modify, or play the game for you. This includes software that modifies gameplay, creates concurrent connections, or does anything potentially damaging to the site’s stability.
Solicit or advertise illegal transactions. Sale of any of our services for real-world currency is not allowed. Advertising illegal activities or content is not allowed. Soliciting users for donations, charities, or crowd-funding campaigns is not allowed. Cross-site trading is permitted, but not supported. See the section on Virtual Currency and Trades below.
Scam other Users. This includes engaging in any behavior that intentionally takes advantage of another user, such as; sharing of false information, posting “click bait,” promoting malicious content, or otherwise negatively influencing other user’s engagement with our services.
Dictate to other users how they should play the game. Judging or criticizing another user’s playstyle is strictly prohibited. You may not claim ownership over assets that are not a part of your account, nor tell other users how to treat their own assets, such as asking other users to name wolves they have purchased from you. Lending is not a supported action. We will not be able to assist if lent items are not returned.
Discuss opinions involving these terms or moderation: Discussions involving opinions about Lorwolf’s terms, policies, rules, moderation, or support ticket responses are not permitted. Negative mentions of staff or moderators are not allowed.
Failure to follow the terms will result in account suspension or termination, at our sole discretion. Use of our services is a privilege, not a right.
Use of Content
All game software, design, images, text, virtual items, and artwork ("materials") are the property of Bashful Games LLC and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws. Bashful Games LLC grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, and revocable limited license, subject to the limitations in these terms, to access and use the services and materials for your own non-commercial entertainment purposes. You agree to not use our services for any other purpose. You also agree not to disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise modify the material.
By submitting content to Lorwolf.com, users grant permission and acknowledge that all shared content, unless otherwise stated, is copyrighted to the company (including user-made apparel, and suggestions). You must also agree not to submit content you don’t have the full legal rights to, such as copyrighted characters or materials. In the event of a breach of this agreement, the user agrees to release Bashful Games LLC from all liability, harm, costs, or damages. By using our services, you signify your agreement to these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not use any of our services.
Custom Apparel Use Policy: Artists may sell their services to create designs for real world currency. Once a design is turned into an Custom Apparel (CA) item on-site, it is considered to be an in-game Item and may not be sold for real life currency. All CA designs submitted to the site are considered the property of Bashful Games LLC and protected under copyright. Approved CA designs may not be resold, redistributed, or re-used by any other company or game.
Users of our services are allowed one account only. Sharing of this account with others is not allowed. Users may not create additional “side” accounts for any reason. Attempting to circumvent an account suspension/termination by creating a new account is not allowed. User accounts may not be sold, traded, or gifted to another user.
You must provide valid information upon registration, including your own date of birth and email address. Creation of a strong password is the user’s responsibility. Misuse of an account may result in an account suspension or termination.
Digital Art/Fiction: You may sell your digital services-related fan art/fiction or commissions derived from our intellectual property for both real-world or virtual currency. Note that we will retain the copyright to our materials. You may display your fan art on your personal website provided that you include a link back to Lorwolf.com. Artwork derived from our materials may not be added to third party stores. For example: Cafepress, Zazzle, etc. Artwork and Fan Fiction sales of original works by users may be sold by the artist and have no limitations on its works. Fan art/fiction that copies or reuses any portion of our official artwork may not be sold for real-world currency.
Selling/Trading Tangible Goods: You may trade your tangible goods that use our IP in exchange for Lorwolf’s virtual currency or items. If you wish to trade your tangible goods for real-world currency, you must contact us directly first.
Content: Users may not commission, trade, or share any art, works of fiction, or tangible goods that violate the Code of Conduct on any of our services. Extreme depictions/descriptions of body horror or violence, like those that provoke intense feelings of physical/psychological disgust or anxiety, are not allowed. Anything depicting/describing substance abuse from drugs or alcohol is not allowed. Suggestive or sexual content such as underwear or lingerie is not allowed. Materials based on or referencing adult themes or otherwise upsetting or offensive content are strictly forbidden.
Virtual Currency and Trades
Our services allow players to purchase Virtual Currency. All currency and in-game sales are final and non-refundable. Digital purchases made on services are for the sole use of items, they do not indicate personal ownership. Players who attempt to issue a Paypal chargeback on virtual currency or in-game purchases will have their account suspended. By making purchases through our services, you agree to be authorized to use the credit/debit card or PayPal account you are making the purchase from. If you are making transactions illegally, you understand and agree that all of your data provided to Lorwolf will be shared with the police or any other parties pursuing a criminal or civil case against you.
Trading Items through Lorwolf:
Trading items through our service’s Trading system will not be regulated. Users understand that any transaction that takes place through the Trading system is final. Users that choose to use the Trading system do so at their own risk. Staff will not intervene on any transaction that takes place within the Trading system, unless a trade was proven to be part of an illegal activity that violated our terms. When trading items through our services, you must adhere to the following rules:
You may not use our services to negotiate trades between two other games. Only Lorwolf trades may take place within our services.
Three-way trades that involve real-world currency are not allowed. Use of a third party to negotiate trades between two individuals is allowed, at your own risk.
Allowed: User C collects trade items from User and A and User B and disperses them.
Not Allowed: User A commissions a plushie for real-world currency from User B. User A then trades this plushie with User C for Moonstones.
Trading Lorwolf items for items on other games is permitted if the other party is of the same genre as Lorwolf (“virtual petsite”) and it explicitly allows cross-site trading. Absence of explicit permission does not equal permission. Users understand that cross-site trading or engaging in any transaction that is not explicitly part of our services is not supported. Users that engage in these trades agree to do so at their own risk. Staff will not intervene on any transaction that took place outside of our services. When negotiating cross-site trades, you must adhere to the following rules:
Cross-site trades are not permitted during the early access period. All trades must wait until Lorwolf has officially launched.
You may not trade Lorwolf items with another game that is still in development, such as those in an alpha, beta, or early-access state.
You may not trade Lorwolf items for non-Lorwolf items or redemption codes from crowdfunding/membership platforms like Kickstarter, Ko-Fi, Patreon, or Gofundme.
You may not trade Lorwolf items for any real-world currencies or other items of value, such as; gift cards, coupons, or vouchers/codes for use on other games.
The Lorwolf-Virtual Pet Game Discord server is part of our services, and as such anyone who becomes a member must first agree to these terms. Staff and moderators may edit and/or delete content at our sole discretion. In most cases, what you do or say on the Lorwolf Discord server will not have an effect on your Lorwolf.com account, unless you have violated the Lorwolf Discord server rules or these terms. Warnings, suspensions, and terminations of an account on Lorwolf.com may result in a proportionate action against your membership to the Lorwolf Discord server. Discussions of warnings, timeouts, kicks, suspensions, bans, and terminations of your membership or account are not allowed on the Lorwolf Discord Server or Lorwolf.com. Members of the Lorwolf Discord server understand that staff and moderators may copy, distribute, and communicate anything that you share publicly.
In no event will we be liable for any damages arising out of the ability to access or not access our services. Periodic downtime for maintenance, bug fixing, general outages are expected. You also understand that Lorwolf has no control over what you access via our services and what effects those assets might have on you. Under any circumstances, you will not hold our company responsible for what you access via our services.
Our company cannot review all linked content on our services. By following any link found on our site, you understand to do this at your own risk. You agree to not hold our company responsible for any damage or loss caused by any linked site.
The privileges granted to you under these terms will terminate immediately without notice from us, if, in our sole discretion, you fail to comply with these terms or game rules while using our services. We also reserve the right to suspend your account at any time, should you fail to comply with these terms, at our sole discretion. Due to the limited nature of the license, you understand that any assets or content stored on a terminated account are forfeited. Discussions of the company’s actions against any accounts are strictly prohibited.
We reserve the right to change, modify, and delete any of our services, content, or features at our sole discretion. We have the right to offer, modify, eliminate, and/or terminate virtual currency, goods, or content. Discussion of incidents that result in account termination/suspension are not allowed on any of our services. Users may appeal an account termination/suspension by contacting email@example.com.