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Don’t be alarmed!

Postby WarSmith » 27 Feb 2020, 16:54

A concerned player has just contacted me asking about the fact there seems to be a spate of cheaters on this site.
Actually, the amount of cheating is really low, it’s just that I’ve been doing a bit of a tidy-up. From time to time It’s good to work through a series of relatively easy investigations (which you can see the effect of over the past couple of weeks), whereas at other times we’ll take longer over one or two more sophisticated cases (Metagaming investigations have many twists and turns for example).
The tools we have on the site for cheating identification are amazing, and most often when we do find a cheater it’s just their lack of awareness of the rules, or sometimes just a lack of care, rather than any Moriati level of criminal intelligence at play.
I know it’s no consolation for the few who have games impacted by cheats, but on the whole I think this is the cleanest we’ve had the site for a long time.
Having got through a heap of simple cases, I’ll now have some time for private life also, afterall - the streets of Gotham City do need special attention from time to time even with the great work law enforcement do...
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Re: Don’t be alarmed!

Postby sinnybee » 05 Mar 2020, 04:35

Thank you for your work cleaning the streets of Gotham!
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