Should intentionally using exploits/cheats in multiplayer be a bannable offense?

    OfficialCoding

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    OK so I think that using the docked hull exploit or the XBB exploit in actual combat, not just in testing should be a bannable offense. How is it that in this community cheesing mechanics like rail clocks to bypass a mechanic or clipping tons of blocks together to get thicker armor is not considered cheating? It is obviously cheating, no matter how you spin it. In pretty much any other game using these kinds of exploits would result in a swift ban hammer. Using these "Meta Tactics" that are really just cheats ruin the game for casuals and even competive players who don't want to use the cheaty meta.
    Now inb4 these toxic PvPers are gonna find some technicality or some trivial thing that I got wrong in this and destroy that, then go on to ad hominem and completely ignore the actual issue.
     
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    This is up to server administrators, many of which have and do ban players for these sorts of things.

    If you're suggesting we ban these people from our community or game entirely, that's certainly not something we will ever do.
     

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    +1 for admins' discretion. However, it would be nice if Schine would tighten up some of these exploits from their end.

    Either way; no matter how many of these threads pop up, the simplest solution is to pick servers where the admins do not allow the use of exploits and avoid servers where the admins allow or ignore them.

    Brainstorming ideas to circumvent this kind of behavior can lead to some interesting discussions but until any of those ideas are actually in the game, your best option is to "vote with your feet".

     

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    Seeing as some of these exploits are the result of the devs missing a case or two in their code all that has to be done is fix those cases they missed. That said leave it up to the admins.
     

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    I have a great idea, Im going to ban Official Coding from CBS for being annoying and having silly ideas like this
     
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    Why should admins try to handle the outbreak which is resulting from the development side of the game. They have enough to handle already and don't get payed for any of it! IMO, admins are not responsible for the lack of good game mechanics.
     

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    Why should admins try to handle the outbreak which is resulting from the development side of the game. They have enough to handle already and don't get payed for any of it! IMO, admins are not responsible for the lack of good game mechanics.
    Yes! Schine should make it impossible to have big ships that can just instantly gank people that are just starting. They should also make sure to prevent people from spawnkilling at the spawnsector and basically anywhere else becuse fuck pvp amirightorwhat
    Get the duck out Happa
    Most admins do jack shit, making a few basic rules about whats allow and whats not on your server isnt that hard, and you just ban the people that break the rules when you hear about it and conclude that they actually did break the rules.
    Schine cant handle everything from their end. And we are always going to have people that dont like specific mechanics so in the end that would result in a game so shit no one would play it

    Take CBS, you're not allowed to fight people unless they agree, so basically what you're suggesting is that Schine should remove combat from the game, great idea!