Section B: Base Rules
Voter EligibilityEach registered user is an eligible voter and a valued citizen of The Ascendancy.
Turn ComponentsEach Turn consists of a voting phase and an intermission.
Proposed Rule SelectionDuring the voting phase of a Turn, a set of rules hand-selected by The Count & Balance Ascendancy Legislature will be voted upon.
Voting FrequencyEach eligible voter may vote as often as they like during the voting phase of a turn. Upon casting a valid vote, another vote may not be cast until a timeout period has elapsed. This period should be used for reflecting on the democratic process and appreciating the continued efforts of The Count & Balance Ascendancy Legislature.
Phase TransitionsThe voting phase will end and the intermission will begin once a total number of valid votes have been cast. This number will be decided by The Count & Balance Ascendancy Legislature and is subject to change at any time.
RatificationDuring the intermission, ballots will be counted and verified by The Count & Balance Ascendancy Legislature. The rule(s) with the most valid votes will be implemented into the game.
Turn TransitionsA Turn will begin at the discretion of The Count & Balance Ascendancy Legislature.
Criminal BehaviorAny elligible voter attempting to destabilize The Ascendancy or desecrate the political process through subversive methods including, but not limited to, voter fraud, vote manipulation, cyber warfare, or public disagreement with The Ascendancy or The Count & Balance Ascendancy Legislature will immediately forfeit all rights granted by The Ascendancy and will have all citizenship revoked.
Official CommunicationPrimary communication will be delivered at VoteRPG.com. Other official channels of communication are the Vote RPG Discord, r/VoteRPG, and @vote_rpg. Any other forms of communication are not officially recognized by The Ascendancy.
Financial SupportersAny voters willingly providing financial support to The Ascendancy via Patreon are greatly appreciated and may be granted additional privileges not covered by these rules.
Section R: Rule Additions
Start GameThe game is active.
Public DocumentsThe active rules will be made publicly available.
Public Exit PollsThe current voting results will be made publicly available.
Informed VotingProposed rules text will be displayed on the ballot.
Territory ExpansionEligible voters may engage in land discovery.
Voter IncentivesEligible voters will receive a Voting Incentive for each valid vote cast.
Open ChambersEligible voters will be able to view previously failed proposed rules and vote on ones they wish to see in upcoming turns.
Street LightingA toggle for light/dark mode will be added.
Public Research GrantResources will be allocated to fund a laboratory focused on the research and uses of Orbs.
Larger IncentivesAmends D-002 to “Ten (10) stickers.”
Local ElectionsThe ballot will include mayoral candidates who, if elected, provide local policy changes.
Voter IdentificationEach eligible voter will have a voter identification card that may be customized with personal details.
Ascendancy MapA map of all territory claimed by The Ascendancy will be made publicly available.
Daily Diligence ProgramEstablishes a program to reward eligible voters who participate in daily activities.