Staff:Ranks

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This page exists to explain how staff members achieve ranks in the various team departments which exist on MassiveCraft. Here on MassiveCraft we are working within a meritocracy, where individuals are judged by the quality of their work and their dedication to success. As such, the rank up procedures for various departments are evaluated differently based on tasks associated within each department. This page exists to provide some clarification on what is expected within each department to achieve ranks.

Direction Department

  • Special note: You can only become a member of Direction if you are Rank 3 in another department, show leadership and innovative skills, and are approved by Ranking Direction to join.

Rank 1

Rank 1 ratings are achieved once:

  • You demonstrate strong activity
  • You demonstrate strong leadership skills through leading your department
  • Completion of a Rank 1 project. Some exceptions apply.

Rank 2

Rank 2 ratings are achieved once:

  • You demonstrate consistent strong activity, communication, and leadership skills
  • You show good forward-progressing innovation through your work and projects

Rank 3

Rank 3 is reserved within the Direction Department for those who:

  • Show strong long-term commitment and activity within the Direction Department
  • Consistently demonstrate their leadership and innovation through projects and leading behavior.
  • Display strong communication within Direction and the Team as a whole.
  • Become a fundamental structure within staff who can consistently be looked to for guidance and innovation.


Game Department

Rank 1

Rank 1 ratings are achieved once you complete the following:

  • Intro Training
  • Rules Training
  • Punishments Training
  • Commands and Permissions Training
  • Rank 1 Ticket Competency
  • Strong Activity and Communication

Rank 2

Rank 2 ratings are achieved once you complete the following:

  • Rank 1 Intro Training
  • Chat Rulebreak Tickets Training
  • Basic Rank 2 Prep
  • Massivelock and Regions Training
  • Mass Theft Training
  • Rank 2 Ticket Competency
  • Strong Activity and Communication

Rank 3

Rank 3 ratings are achieved once you complete the following:

  • Rank 2 Intro Training
  • Additional Ticket Training
  • Player Reports Training
  • MassiveMobs Training
  • Strong Activity, Communication, and Leadership
  • Rank 3 Project

World Department

Rank 1

Rank 1 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Consistently assist in building projects

Rank 2

Rank 2 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Consistently assist in building projects
  • Display either A: "Lone-wolf" building spirit, working strongly on individual projects alone or B: Build cooperative projects with others

Rank 3

Rank 3 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Consistently assist in building projects
  • Display either A: "Lone-wolf" building spirit, working strongly on individual projects alone or B: Build cooperative projects with others
  • Show strong leadership skills in taking on a major Rank 3 project. Example: Designing an entire district or city and managing manpower within the department to achieve project completion.


Lore Department

Rank 1

Rank 1 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Consistently complete Character Reviews
  • Consistently assist in processing articles
  • Assist in maintaining the existing lore systems in place

Rank 2

Rank 2 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Consistently complete Character Reviews
  • Consistently assist in processing articles
  • Assist in maintaining the existing lore systems in place
  • Collectively work on systems management and lore writing

Rank 3

Rank 3 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Focus on system improvement and creation within the department and roleplay community
  • Manage systems like the Noble Program
  • Complete a Rank 3 project

Quest Department

Rank 1

Rank 1 ratings are achieved once you complete the following:

  • Welcome Pack Training
  • Documentation Training
  • Storyline Training
  • Synopsis Training
  • Basic Quest Code Training
  • Advanced Quest Code Training

Rank 2

Rank 2 ratings are achieved once you complete the following:

  • Experienced Quest Knowledge
  • Region Training
  • Quest Setup Training
  • Quest Implementation Training
  • Quest Ticket Training
  • Training Others
  • Competency Clearance

Rank 3

Rank 3 ratings are achieved once you complete the following:

  • Rank 3 Project
  • Rank 3 Project Report
  • NPC Training
  • Strong Leadership & Activity

PR Department

Rank 1

Rank 1 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Display clean and consistent writing skills for PR posts
  • Upkeep a weekly/bi-weekly post or article
  • Good point activity

Rank 2

Rank 2 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Do something specialized within PR and run one or more forms of post styles (for instance: announcements, round-ups, competitions, etc).
  • Coordinate with lower ranks so they are motivated to write, so you can review and post articles.
  • Strong point activity

Rank 3

Rank 3 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Display strong leadership and communication skills, directing and offering guidance to other members within the Department.
  • Completion of a 20+ point Rank 3 project.
  • Consistent strong point activity

Tech Department

Rank 1

Rank 1 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Complete 5-10 pull requests
  • Good activity and communication within the department

Rank 2

Rank 2 ratings are achieved once you:

  • Complete a 30 point Rank 3 project
  • Strong activity and communication within the department

Rank 3

Rank 3 is reserved within the Tech Department for those with strong long-term commitment to the progress of the server.

  • To earn Rank 3 you must be active consistently for a long time, contributing to software for approximately 2-3 years.

Rank Demotions or Staff Removal

The following list are examples of things which can result in a staff member being demoted or losing their rank. In extreme cases, these can result in complete staff removal.

  • Lack of point upkeep in a 10 week period: Rank 1 requires 10 points, Rank 2 requires 20 points, and Rank 3 requires 30 points.
  • Inactivity: Disappearing without a message for weeks or months on end with no reported absence.
  • False point reporting: Intentionally providing incorrect point information to either benefit yourself or harm another staff member's progress.
  • Disrespecting the Staff hierarchy: For example, engaging in a behavior you were told not to do by a senior staff member.
  • Violation of Staff:Codex. Abusing staff position for personal benefit, leaking confidential information, sabotaging staff/server progress, etc.
  • Unprofessional Public Behavior: Openly discussing staff matters with other players, breaking the rules, or breaking the codex.