Exploit (online Gaming)

Exploit (online Gaming)

An exploit, in video games, is the use of a bug or glitches, rates, hit boxes, or speed, etc. by a player to their advantage in a manner not intended by the game's designers. It is often colloquially abbreviated sploit. Exploits have been classified as a form of cheating; however, the precise determination of what is or is not considered an exploit can be controversial. This debate stems from a number of factors but typically involves the argument that the issues are part of the game and require no changes or external programs to take advantage of them.

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Exploit (online Gaming) - Response
... may find it difficult to identify and respond to an exploitbecause a player who discovers a vulnerability in a game may be reluctant to inform the game'sdevelopers,in order to continue exploiting ... However once developers do find exploitsthe response may include banning players who took advantage of the exploit changing the game'srules to combat it,or even embracing the exploit ... Positive opinion of the exploitcan lead to the designers embracing it as emergent gameplay,such as when skiing in the Tribes series of games gained developer support ...

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