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***How to stop people multi-flagging??**

Post by Your Deed » Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:06 am

I have been playing a couple of time when someone has multi-flagged (having laser while flying with wings or any other two flags) and the way I see it, there needs to be a system in place so we dont have major cheaters doing that.

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Is there any permanent way to stop this or are we going to have to use the old baning process?

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Post by joevano » Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:09 am

Other than banning what would you suggest? Multi-flagging is called cheating. It is not something that accidentally happens, it is a planned event that reqires programming skills. You ban cheaters... that's about all you can do.

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Post by Grace F » Sun Jun 17, 2007 12:06 pm

Unless there is a way to detect a cheat client, the only way I know of is to ban them when you see them.
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Post by CannonBallGuy » Sun Jun 17, 2007 3:33 pm

Currently, way too much of the game is client side - for example, YOU tell the server when you get hit.
So anyone with a little programming knowledge can cheat - for example, you would just remove the section of code that tells the server when you get hit.
The plan is to move as much as possible to being server side which should help prevent a lot of cheating.
Hopefully we'll see this in 2.2 with a prop-break.
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Post by Master Kenobi » Sun Jun 17, 2007 3:51 pm

this same thing happened to me on Missle War. A guy was using sb while he was inside my base. It is major cheating, and , as donny said before, banning them might be the only thing to do. If it ever happenes again talk privately to an admin or leave a report (Press z). Hope u don't see it again! 8)
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Post by Triumph of the Soul » Sun Jun 17, 2007 3:59 pm

Isn't it possible for a player on "Missile War" to grab SB, move into an enemy's base, and start camping. Unless there are some special flag zones in place that are designed to prevent this, I don't see how this would be cheating, unless there's something else I'm missing.
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Post by joevano » Sun Jun 17, 2007 5:06 pm

A Distraction wrote:Isn't it possible for a player on "Missile War" to grab SB, move into an enemy's base, and start camping. Unless there are some special flag zones in place that are designed to prevent this, I don't see how this would be cheating, unless there's something else I'm missing.
Yes, this is possible with a modified cheat client, unfortunately... they sit inside the front corner of the base or below the WG and SW towers.

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Post by CloakerGirl » Sun Jun 17, 2007 6:07 pm

I agree with most of the people who have posted so far. The only way we can stop people from cheating right now is to ban them, but as most of you know, that isn't always effective enough. I am looking forward to the next version, where hopefully it will be a little more controllable. Have fun!
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Post by Sky King » Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:42 pm

A Distraction wrote:Isn't it possible for a player on "Missile War" to grab SB, move into an enemy's base, and start camping. Unless there are some special flag zones in place that are designed to prevent this, I don't see how this would be cheating, unless there's something else I'm missing.
I agree, there is nothing--absolutely nothing at all--that is cheating about an enemy using SB while inside your base. I may already have SB before I jumped in, or, I may have come in with some other flag (or no flag), dropped it, and picked up SB. Are we missing something?
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Post by Hannibal » Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:51 pm

I think we are missing something. You may not like it, but as far as I know, there's no rule or restriction against it.
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Post by Jefenry » Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:55 pm

Hannibal wrote:I think we are missing something.

I think Master Kenobi meant inside the base as in OO+SB.

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Post by CloakerGirl » Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:23 am

I think Master Kenobi meant inside the base as in OO+SB.
I think you are right. Otherwise, I don't think Master Kenobi would have told us otherwise. But I do think you should have made it clearer, Master Kenobi. :wink:
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