Are Bots Allowed?

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Are Bots Allowed?

Post by Pupukarhu » 16 Jan 2008, 07:58

I noticed couple of players standing still in the bat cave and killing whatever was coming in range. They were surrounded by dropped items so I guess they've been doing it for quite awhile. It looked suspicious.

Is it allowed?
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Post by bigglesworth » 16 Jan 2008, 08:38

It would be suspicious if the player sat in a corner, in hiding; every time you thought you saw a monster drop an item, the item immediately vanished. That is abusing other players.

What you may have witnessed, I believe, is harmless to other players. You may even desire to take the point of view that the drops are actually gifts -- for the observer -- free to take.

Wouldn't that be nice?
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Post by Dr Wahl » 16 Jan 2008, 08:47

Bots, at this stage, are not something that is worth spending time trying to thwart off. The game is still in alpha, so time is spent coding the basis of the game, not worrying about automated players. Please use the search function to find other posts related to bots, and you will see that this has been talked about numerous times. Thank you.
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Post by 5t3v3 » 16 Jan 2008, 10:02

Actually, all you would have to do for that is find something that is heavy enough to hold down your ctrl button while you are away :)
This wouldn't require a bot.
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Post by Quiche_on_a_leash » 16 Jan 2008, 13:04

Platyna wrote:Well, time to set some rules:
1. Do not abuse other players (it means insults, swearing etc.)
2. No bots.
3. No spamming/flooding (including trade spam).
4. No begging.
5. Speak English.

These rules may change in the future, so it is worth to take a look on this thread from time to time.

Regards.
I also hate bots and like botting behaviours too.
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