[games_access] Question eSport and cheating
sandra_uhling at web.de
Thu Aug 20 13:34:20 EDT 2009
thank you very much for your opinion.
Matthias Troup <foreversublime at hotmail.com> schrieb am 20.08.2009 19:30:52:
> The best you could do is something similar to bowling or golf where
> you have a ("for fun") league where people play with point spreads (
> point handicaps).
> eSports and Profressional Gamers, and sports in general, are
> standardized. Creating variations would not be beneficial for the
> players (who have no control in the rules) or the sport itself -
> especially if there's money involved.
> Cheating is fair only for the person needing the cheat and nobody
> else. Games as sports aren't meant to be fair. People have different
> skills that unbalance the play field. That's how people win and
> others lose - which is the purpose of the sport in the first place.
> > Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 13:56:53 +0200
> > From: sandra_uhling at web.de
> > To: games_access at igda.org
> > Subject: [games_access] Question eSport and cheating
> > Hi,
> > I have a question about eSport and cheating.
> > For some people cheating brings them on the same level like the
> other gamer.
> > They need this "cheat". With this cheat it is much fair.
> > My problem is: how can it be defined who should be allowed a
> certain cheat?
> > Is it not too difficult to find out what should be allowed and what
> not for a certain person?
> > Or are there some disability where it is clear that they should be
> allowed to use a certain cheat?
> > = how to find the right balance?
> > I am sorry, it is very difficult to describe. I hope you can
> understand it.
> > Background why I write:
> > Turtle Entertainment organise some Leagues. And they have know a
> tool that will help a gamer
> > to organise everything. I think this can be a possibility to allow
> some cheats and to control
> > what cheat is used. An admin could configure everything on the
> profile of the gamer.
> > But this topic is too difficult for me. Is there someone who has
> enough knowledge with this topic?
> > Is there interest to add such functionality? Would it be too much
> administration work?
> > Maybe I can connect with the person who is developing this Tool.
> > Best regards,
> > Sandra
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