How to deal with cheaters?

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At Eurobattle.net we value fairness what means that cheating is NOT allowed here. By 'cheating' we mean all kind of 3rd party programs which allow particular user to use advantage of normally unaccesible things, for example, seeing whole map while playing (MapHack).

Generally, we are dividing cheats into 2 categories:


1) Play Game cheats (Abbreviation : PG. Cheats used in standard Warcraft III games - Ladder and Tournaments)
2) Custom Game cheats (Abbreviation : CG. Cheats used in all kind of Custom maps, i.e. DotA, Tower Defence)


Here is a full list of programs/actions NOT allowed ordered in the respective categories (PG or CG). Usage of any programs mentioned below will result in account/IP lock punishment. Same will be done with any other action that is counted as forbidden (Nick Abuse, Lag abuse etc).


1) PG :
- MapHack - It's a program which enables you to see the fully revealed map.


- Custom Kick - A program which kicks player out of a game (the kicked player will suffer a loss)


- Level-upping - A way of boosting account with wins, done by other user on purpose (arranged games in which one user will constantly receive wins) Though, not a "hack".


- Nickname Abuse - An advantage of player who creates "strange" nickname with weird signs like " IlIlIlIlIlI " , " _-_R4z0r-_-_ ". Difficulty of trying to check the ping of that player gives him huge advantage in "Lag abuse", "Disc Hack" and other cases. User will be also banned for account that may insult religion, countries or other people.


- FFA Teamplay - An "alliance" of 2 or 3 players against another player, in a "Free For All" ladder game. "Allied" players attack another player in a "Free For All" game, but avoid attacking themselves, though they are enemies.


- Team Killing - Team killer is a player who acts against his ally, in a "Random Teams" ladder game, attacking him or destroying his game, on purpose.


- DiscHack - It's a way of leaving a game, harmless to guy who's doing it, by "closing" the internet connection. It can be done by special program, called DiscHack, or manually, by unplugging internet cable.


- Loading Abuse - A way of avoiding a game, which is about to start (a user who doesn't "load" the game). It can be done by special program or manually, by closing the game/unplugging the cable/turning PC off during the game loading.


- Lag Abuse - It's abuse of " host " advantage (an user, who hosts the game, with ping greater than 300). Host with ping higher than 300 provides a lot of lag to enemy and has great advantage to win the game because of it.


- Bad manners - It's not a 'hack', however it's a behavior that is not allowed. Any kind of strong insults, especially addressed to Nation/Country/Religion will have severe consequences.


2) CG :
- NameSpoofer - A program which allows you to change your nickname or put it colored.


- Bad manners - It's not a 'hack', however it's a behavior that is not allowed. Any kind of strong insults, especially addressed to Nation/Country/Religion will have severe consequences.


Okay, now when You know which programs/acts are allowed and which are not, we can go to part about reporting cheaters. What if you noticed someone breaking any rule? (using some 'hack', abusing something, having bad attitude etc). In such situation you should go to Hacks Section and report it at respective forum (MapHack use at [eurobattle.net/forums/181-Maphack-report 'Maphack!' forum], Lag Abuse at 'Lag Abusers' forum, NameSpoofer at 'Other Hacks' forum, and so on).


All the information needed for reporting cheaters is inside the Hacks Rule Book. Read it thoroughly before posting.


ATTENTION! Eurobattle.net server/forums are virtual communities. As a matter of that fact we respect and obey all the laws and duties reputed as common standards. If You have any doubts of what is allowed and what is not, always ask a Moderator or Administrator before taking an action.