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Stop Ghosting—and Date With More Empathy

If you’re looking for a quick and dirty exit to a romantic entanglement with someone you’re not too likely to run into again, ghosting can seem like a tempting, blissfully simple option. But then, one day, you find yourself on the opposite end of the ghosting equation, lovelorn and wondering why people can’t just…Read more… […]

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Counter-Strike Players Banned Mid-Match For Cheating During Qualifiers

The open qualifiers for the upcoming Eleague Boston Major have been marred by a number of issues, including a sudden spree of cheating bans. Several players have received bans mid-match for supposedly using cheating software to gain an edge on fellow competitors.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Blizzard Bans A Ton Of World of Warcraft Botters

Last night Blizzard brought the banhammer down on botters and scripters in World of Warcraft, passing out six- to eighteen-month suspensions for players caught using a number of popular third-party programs. Watching the programs’ forums fill up with ban reports is a hell of a thing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Blizzard Bans A Ton Of World of Warcraft Botters

Last night Blizzard brought the banhammer down on botters and scripters in World of Warcraft, passing out six- to eighteen-month suspensions for players caught using a number of popular third-party programs. Watching the programs’ forums fill up with ban reports is a hell of a thing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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$20K RuneScape Tournament Can’t Decide A Winner Because There Was Too Much Cheating

This past weekend, Runefest 2017 hosted the finals of a RuneScape tournament with a whopping $20,000 cash prize for the winner, plus an additional $10,000 to be donated to a charity of the player’s choice. Five days later, and after accusations of cheating and foul play, the winner still hasn’t been determined.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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DreamHack Unbans CS:GO Players Who Cheated And Fixed Matches

Last July, esports organization ESL lifted the lifetime ban on tournament participation from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players who had been caught cheating or participating in match-fixing schemes. The new sanctions now call for a two-year ban on cheaters and a five-year ban on match fixers, with the potential…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ubisoft Finally Patches Rainbow Six Bug That Had Players Forcing Each Other To Cheat

After nearly a month, Ubisoft has patched a bug in Rainbow Six Siege involving Doc, the game’s medic. The bug was big enough that players actually pressured one another to use it in ranked matches, and in extreme cases, killed fellow teammates if they didn’t use it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Why People Cheat In Games, According To The People Who Stop Them

The folks behind EasyAntiCheat, a service that stops people from cheating in video games, deal with one of the messiest issues in the medium. People often feel that anyone caught breaking the rules should be punished severely, but you don’t always know why someone cheated. That’s where things get dicey.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Overwatch ‘Bronze To Grandmaster Challenges’ Are Fun To Watch, But A Little Shady

“We’re gonna have some fun here,” Beeftipsy said, spraying his tag on the ground of Overwatch’s Oasis map, the Overwatch equivalent of cracking one’s knuckles. It was the first day of the Twitch streamer’s “Bronze to Grandmaster challenge,” a trendy stunt in which master players who want to flex their competitive…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Battlegrounds Cracks Down On Thousands Of Cheaters

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ battle royale is typically a test of skill, but that is sometimes ruined by players who can see through walls and score headshots across the map. Over 25,000 players have reportedly been banned already, but cheaters don’t seem worried.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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