Terms and Conditions


"Populous" shall mean the computer game 'Populous: The Beginning' published by Electronic Arts and it's derivatives.

"PopRe" shall mean the society formed for the development and promotion of Populous and whose services may currently be accessed at http://PopRe.net/ (the "Website").

The "Owners" shall mean those persons, both individually and collectively, who have, at any given time, administration rights on the Website.

"You" means the company, entity, or individual who has agreed to these terms and conditions to become a member of PopRe

"Username" is the identifying name which you chose when you joined PopRe.

The "Rules" mean all the terms and conditions contained in this document.

The "Forums" are the online discussion areas hosted on the Website.

The "Matchmaker" is the software which allows members of PopRe to meet and chat online and to arrange games of Populous.

The "Services" shall mean all facilities provided or made available to You by PopRe and shall include, without limitation, use of Software, access to the Website, and posting privileges in the Forums

The "Submissions" are any information, text, pictures, sound files or other data sent to PopRe or the Owners directly, sent to the Website or the Forums, or input into any of the other Sevices by You.

The "Software" means any executable file plus all associated data files and library files provided to You by PopRe or which originated from PopRe.

General Terms

By applying to become a member of PopRe you signify your agreement to abide by the Rules.

You must only use one Username in PopRe. Duplicate memberships are not allowed and secondary accounts will be deleted. Your primary account cannot be deleted.

You must keep your password secret and you must not share your Username with any third party. You must not use any other user's Username.

You must be of sufficient age to enter into legally binding contracts in your country of abode or at least 13 years old, whichever is the greater, to become a member of PopRe, or have written permission provided by Your Parent or guardian.

In your Submissions, You will not include any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, threatening, insulting of race, religion or disability, invasive of a person's privacy, vexatious, or otherwise in violation of any law. You will not make any Submissions containing Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, solicitations or copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have consent from the owner of that material.

The Owners will use their best endeavours to remove from the Services any such materials posted by a third party upon receiving notification but otherwise have no responsibility for the content of any of the Services which has been placed by third parties.

You will not make any Submissions or take any actions which might compromise or damage any of the Services.

You remain solely responsible for the content of Your Submissions, and You agree to indemnify and hold harmless PopRe and the Owners.

You may not reveal personal information including, but not limited to, names, images, and location, about a user, unless that user has recently published such information publicly to the PopRe community. If a user requests You stop revealing any personal information, you must immediately stop.

The Owners reserve the right to reveal your identity (and any other information they have about You) to the appropriate authorities (including your Internet Service Provider) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any Submission. Apart from this, none of Your personal information (including your email address) will be passed to a third party by the Owners.

The Owners may record Your Submissions and other incidental information about You (such as your IP address) as they deem appropriate.

Any Submissions covered by intellectual property rights, You specifically grant PopRe a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any submissions that you post on or in connection with PopRe.

The Owners may use Submissions for promotion, or any other legitimate activity.

You agree to hold PopRe harmless for any personal losses, physical damages or psychological issues pertaining to Your use of or inability to use the Services.

PopRe will use its best endeavours to ensure that the Services function as described. You agree however that the resources available for this purpose are minimal and that a much lower standard of reliability than found in commercial products is acceptable. All Services are supplied on an 'as is' basis and You are responsible for testing that the Services are safe for use on Your computer. PopRe and the Owners have no responsibility for any damage to Your computer system or data, and in any case the maximum amount which may be claimed in damages will be limited to the price paid by You for the Services. All warranties are disclaimed and no one who has been involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the Services shall be liable for any indirect, consequential, or incidental damages arising out of the use or inability to use such Services.

The Owners reserve the right to delete any of Your Submissions which contravene the Rules or any other form of guidance issued to You by the Owners. The Owners may cancel Your membership of PopRe for any infringement of the Rules if they deem it appropriate.

If you intend to quit the game and community, do not make a thread in our forum entitled to your quitting. It will be deleted.

When a member is banned it means they are not welcome on our services, if we find out that banned members register a new name to be able to use the services again, both accounts will be removed. A banned account does not mean the account will be deleted right away, as soon as you are unbanned you will be able to use your account again, although if you do ever register a new account while you are banned, both accounts will be removed and you will risk being banned forever.


The Owners grant you a license to use the Software on any computer as long as the terms of this agreement are respected. This license is not transferable to any other company, entity, or individual.

You may not modify the Software or disable any licensing or control features of the Software except as an intended part of the Software's operation.

You may not modify, decompile, disassemble, otherwise reverse engineer, use, copy, rent, lease, sell, or transfer the Software except as provided in this agreement.

You will not use software written or modified by You or by a third party on the Matchmaker or any of the other Services.

You will not attempt to use any program to modify Populous to behave in ways other than the intended play or use any method to cheat in the game including but not limited to causing the game to resynchronize, acting as host to cause the other players to lag out, changing game speeds, or any other cheat.

Additional terms

You accept that ownership of the copyright of the "Populous: Reincarnated" logos and the following terms lies with the Owners: "Populous: Reincarnated", "Populous: Reincarnated Matchmaker" and "Populous: New Worlds".

The Owners may notify You from time to time of amendments to this agreement or of additional rules relating to Your membership of PopRe and use of the Services. By continuing to be a member of PopRe or to use the Services, You signify Your acceptance of all such amendments and additions.

The terms of this agreement will be interpreted according to the laws of Your normal country of abode.

In the event of any provision of this agreement being ruled invalid in a court of law, You agree that such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this agreement.

All rights not expressly granted here are reserved to the Owners.