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Hackers, Botters and mainly Exploiters.

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Hackers, Botters and mainly Exploiters.

Acepocalypse's Avatar

03.16.2012 , 06:37 PM | #1
So I am just curious on how Bioware plans to detect and ban people who hack, bot or exploit this game. Granted it doesn't have a strong direct impact on myself, but its just not fair. There are websites dedicated to finding exploits in this game and making them public for all to see and use.

Now I am still fairly new to this game, I am only level 33. So I obviously don't know all and I am curious.

What brought this to my attention was when I submitted a ticket, I asked in guild if the people who answer the tickets reply in game or simply with a response to my ticket. A guild member said that they don't have "GM's" in this game.

This confuses me, because having an MMORPG with out GM's seems ridiculous, unless they have a better alternative or they do in fact have GM's and my guild mate was just misinformed.

So how would Bioware detect hackers, botters and exploiters? An "in game detection software"? I hope that's not the case, because even in games were the "in game detection software" is the "best of the best" ie World of Warcraft. They still need GM's to witness certain acts that bypass the software.

Is the only way to stop this via tickets? I sure hope not, because people could abuse this and cause harm for people they dislike, 10 people don't like 1 person, 10 people create tickets and say that this 1 person is hacking? Suspension? Ban?

Someone please enlighten me on this issue.


pure_laced's Avatar

03.16.2012 , 06:44 PM | #2
Honestly, I have seen maybe 1 hacker in this game, and there used to be a few afk botters for pvp and I don't see any of them anymore. It isn't rampant like your post suggests.
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Assaultrooper's Avatar

03.16.2012 , 06:53 PM | #3
Its much better here than COUGH* in WoW I have seen but one exploiter and she well.... lol got camped... HURRAY FOR COMMUNITY ACTION! wer CS fails to do it fast enough!
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Just wonderin how AP is lookin pvp wise
Could be worse

DarthRamette's Avatar

03.16.2012 , 07:41 PM | #4
I saw a lvl 13 bot on Belsavis today and reported it with screenshots so I hope to not see them there when I log back on.

Shiningriver's Avatar

03.16.2012 , 10:15 PM | #5
There are GMs, as I've honestly had interaction with them. And I'm not really sure about the "hack detection system", but I'm very sure that once those people are reported, they will be investigated.
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