ALFA's rules are based on its Pillars, which act as a form of constitution.
ALFA uses Dungeons & Dragons ("D&D").
ALFA is set in the Forgotten Realms.
ALFA's goal is to span Faerun.
ALFA has permadeath for player characters.
Hardcore Role Play
Players in ALFA are required to role-play their characters; meta-gaming and power-gaming shall be prohibited.
ALFA's Faerun shall be persistent.
Character level advancement shall be moderated by the DMs and by standards.
Wealth, which includes gold, gems, magic items and mundane items as well as intangible items, shall be controlled by the DMs in accord with standards set by the Administration for the purpose of ensuring play balance.