I admit it:( I have cheated yesterday:(

Command a squadron of spaceships

Do you think that's bad? Cheating to test custom ships?

Yes
6
26%
No
15
65%
Can't decide
2
9%
 
Total votes: 23

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I admit it:( I have cheated yesterday:(

Post by Quorad » Thu Oct 13, 2005 6:36 pm

I created a script using the macro scheduler.
I used record and recorded a mission where nothing happens and you win right away and get 4 credits for doing nothing.
So I made it repeat and now I cheated to mission 335.
I have tons of credits now and can test out my custom ships.
I feel bad about it but I am only going to use it for testing custom ships.
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Post by Garnier » Thu Oct 13, 2005 7:02 pm

so what. You are just trying to get people to understand how smart you are. It's not like I care.

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Post by BoxZone_Author » Thu Oct 13, 2005 7:50 pm

I agree with Garnier.
Quorad for someone who posts as much as you do you really have very little to say worth hearing :(

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Post by Steve! » Thu Oct 13, 2005 10:09 pm

Umm.. do we have to take stabs at each other? Regardless of Quorad explaining how he did it/showing off, the point still stands, even if cheatings been discussed often before.

Guilt is something that hasn't been discussed before. I've cheated in CM as well as many games. Generally I only feel guilty if I use cheating to acomplish something.

Eg, cheating for all weapons to kill a boss

However, often i can justify my cheating

Eg, my save in descent 3 went corrupt so I loaded an old save and cheated to get to the level I was on, although i had cheated I ended up worse off, with a seriously reduced weapon payload.

In my view that kind of cheating is perfectly reasonable. I think cheating to test custom ships can be justified, so long as its not abused. In a game where you can't save, I find myself sticking to what I know rather than taking risks with prototype designs. I never was a gambler.

But of course its all opinion, I'm sure in some peoples eyes thats totally cheating and I can't argue with that because it literally is!

Whoops I've wondered off the topic of guilt a bit

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Post by Quorad » Fri Oct 14, 2005 5:56 pm

I wasn't really trying to show off.
Anyone can do it. It has a record feature in macro schedular.
You can do anything like do a mission and then stop it and edit it so no pauses are in the script(just delete the line that say wait # seconds) and then copy it and paste it a bunch of times and there you have it. Very easy stuff.
I can't do more complex things though.
But I am learning. Thanks for all your input.

I post alot because I would like discussions.
This is a forum.
Not a FAQ section.
You talk.

And everyone already knows I am smart and I don't need to post on a forum to prove it.
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Post by TheKangaroo » Fri Oct 14, 2005 6:19 pm

And everyone already knows I am smart

Without actually arguing with that point I think it's an interesting sentence, don't you?

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Post by Old Man Johnson » Fri Oct 14, 2005 9:09 pm

Yeah, I have to agree. It's hard to know if someone's smart even if you know them in real life, let alone simply reading their posts on a board. That's why IQ tests are so complicated to score.

And about the cheating to test custom ships, I think that's fine. I mean, it's not like you're gonna brag about getting to mission 335. One of the most annoying things about designing expensive custom ships is you eventually have to test them, which is not something you want to do when you're worried about dying.
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Re: I admit it:( I have cheated yesterday:(

Post by socks » Sat Oct 15, 2005 10:52 pm

Quorad wrote:I created a script using the macro scheduler.
I used record and recorded a mission where nothing happens and you win right away and get 4 credits for doing nothing.
So I made it repeat and now I cheated to mission 335.
I have tons of credits now and can test out my custom ships.
I feel bad about it but I am only going to use it for testing custom ships.


maybe now you'll get bored with the game and stop filling all corners of this forum with your attention seeking cr*p

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Post by n-drx » Sun Oct 16, 2005 5:46 am

To test your expensive ships you could also use my program, which allows to play with a fully customizable commander:

http://andreausai.siteburg.com/criticalmass/cmt.html

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Re: I admit it:( I have cheated yesterday:(

Post by Quorad » Mon Oct 17, 2005 5:59 pm

socks wrote:
Quorad wrote:I created a script using the macro scheduler.
I used record and recorded a mission where nothing happens and you win right away and get 4 credits for doing nothing.
So I made it repeat and now I cheated to mission 335.
I have tons of credits now and can test out my custom ships.
I feel bad about it but I am only going to use it for testing custom ships.


maybe now you'll get bored with the game and stop filling all corners of this forum with your attention seeking cr*p


Go away socks. You are only trying to bring people down and you are surely not doing any good. It's not like you are part of this forum anyway.
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Post by TheKangaroo » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:37 pm

So who is part of this forum?

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Post by Quorad » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:39 pm

People who have good things to say and aren't just signing up as a guest to try and tick people off.
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Post by TheKangaroo » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:42 pm

Well, there is a thin red line between good things to say and plain rubbish. I'm personally not too sure on which side I am and even less who's to draw that line.

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Post by Fighter_Ace » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:42 pm

TheKangaroo wrote:So who is part of this forum?


... anyone who joins it and contributes!

I must say that this is totally ridiculous to fight over and totally immature. I mean, who wants to hang around a forum with flame wars 24/7? As my grandpa always said, "We can agree to disagree"... and I always leave it at that :) .
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Post by TheKangaroo » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:47 pm

I got to remember your Grandfather's sentence. Really sums it up nicely.

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