Announcement A Reminder About Making Paid Agreements

Status
Not open for further replies.

Ms Littlefish

Dangerously Caffeinated
Global Mod
Joined
Jan 15, 2014
Messages
6,450
Reaction score
8,222
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
Hello, RMW family!

I want to send everyone a little reminder that Project Recruitments and Resource Workshops are for free work only.

The Classifieds section is, and will remain, the only reliable way to accept and offer paid works on this platform. Classifieds are invisible for new members, and will become available once you've made a reasonable number of quality posts.

If you are being offered monetary compensation, be wary if it does not originate from the Classifieds section. When I am needed to assist in solving disputes, my reach is extremely limited if your agreement has been made improperly over a status feed message or a Project Recruitment thread. We have the Classifieds section and the rules inside it as your first line of protection from faulty agreements!

To get the best possible outcomes for paid work on this forum--

  1. Use only the Classifieds section! Project Recruitment and Resource Workshops are for FREE work.

  2. Communicate only via our PM system. These are the only communications I can consider for review.

  3. Revenue sharing and all other forms of future or non-cash payments are not permissible. I do not approve these offers, but if you are offered one privately I will not be able to help you obtain those payments. Their fickle nature is why we only approve upfront compensation. Any additional compensation agreements are made at your own risk.
  4. Scrutinize your written agreements thoroughly. A vague contract is just as damaging as a plain bad deal. Look for language that details what, how, and when you will be paid. Also look for language that details what happens in the event the project fails to be completed or if you are let go from the project. This may not be as huge a concern for one-time commissions, but if you are brought on long-term you need to know where you stand and if it is something you want to agree to. Having it in writing is your best protection and the most sure-fire way to solve a dispute.
This is the dispute mediation process for the Classifieds section, but I must urge one more time that I may not be able to assist if your agreement was not made in the Classifieds section.

If it is found out you are covertly offering or accepting payment through an unpaid section of the forum, moderator actions may be taken depending on the circumstances. PLEASE use the Classifieds section.
 
Last edited by a moderator:
Status
Not open for further replies.

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Latest Threads

Latest Posts

Latest Profile Posts

The most rewarding part of making custom body character parts is absolutely not making the masks work. Somebody please put me out of my misery.
Any commercial devs here ever mess with Gamejolt? Been contemplating making my games available there but don't know if it's worth the effort or not.
Social distancing taught me of how much of not a loner I am. Dammit, I miss seeing my friends...
Happy 4th of July all. Anybody have plans? Mine here is staying home away from the virus. Still a nice 3 day weekend.
The project I am working on is going great at the moment. I'm hoping everyone is having as successful a time as I am. :)

Forum statistics

Threads
99,258
Messages
963,580
Members
130,850
Latest member
MarcusCryo
Top