How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

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How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

Post by cucu » Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:39 pm

Hello,

My first post here...

I did set up a bzflag server. Now... I have some problem to admin it in a correct manner...

How can I be sure that a player is cheating?

If this is not the place this topic must be placed please feel fre to move it in the correct forum.

Have a nice time.

Edit by Admin: Please do not discuss cheat accusations in public here on this board. Take it up in private or ask a more experienced administrator to look at it for you.

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Re: How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

Post by mrapple » Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:51 pm

The way the wiki is worded seems deceiving. It is very easy for any player to shoot shots in spreads (I do it all the time, easiest with scroll wheel as shoot).
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Re: How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

Post by cucu » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:45 pm

Well, that's a good point. Did You see the record? Is it or not a cheater? I'll try to set up the mouseweel to shoot to see how's that.

LE: Yes... You were right... I could shoot the same manner setting the wheel mouse.

For me, the subject is closed. Thank You.

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Re: How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

Post by Bambino » Thu Feb 10, 2011 3:38 am

If the map has more than 6 shots some players can space out their spreads to make it seem like a never ending stream of bullets. This is done by precise timing. I have been banned for making it seem like I had MG when I didn't. Be careful :)
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Re: How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

Post by cucu » Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:03 pm

@bambino : I'm not sure I understand what You're talking about... I'll have to learn a LOT!
@Admin : Yes You're right... I did erase the example but not the link&player-nick in the message... Thank You.
I apologize the user... He does not even know about... It was not intended to harm anyone...

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Re: How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

Post by blast » Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:51 pm

Basically, he said if players time their firing right (on servers with over 6 shots), you can make it look like you have the Machine Gun flag.
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Re: How do I discern if a player cheats or no?

Post by cucu » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:24 pm

@blast : Thank You! Now I understand... It will take some time to learn all the stuff about...
I have nothing else to do, so... ;)

Have a nice time!

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