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Reaper AFK farming is allowed I think

There are many player still do AFK farm at Domain of Istan / Sandswept Isles.
What I see is not just afk, but includes
1. using greatsword to auto cast "Nightfall", which is allowed by game design
2. auto casting other skills like "Gravedigger" almost on cooldown
3. afk there repeat 1 & 2 for like hours

This community provide 3 ways for players to report it.
1. mail to [email protected]
2. submit support tickets
3. reporting in game

Mailing to [email protected] won't give you any feedback.
I do report in game every time I saw it, afk reapers basically afk everyday.
I submit support and they ask me to report in game,
even I provide evidence of hours recording how these reapers can really sit there over 10 hours,
auto cast skills on cooldown, doing same things over and over again 24-7,
and GM said:

Since afk against the rules, there is no way for us to report for it,
report in game only provide

And submit tickets are ignored as there are at least 10 players afk everyday.
I really don't understand why is against the rule and afkers can still do it?

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  • Linken.6345Linken.6345 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Kinda strange that they have to clarify that players are useing the tools the game give them so not useing bots then still saying its against the rules.

    So what is the problem if its against the rules it dont matter if they are useing the ingame auto cast.

  • Its still an exploit... using third party app or not.... therefore it is against the rules...

  • Vinceman.4572Vinceman.4572 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Mewcifer.5198 said:

    @Hevoskuuri.3891 said:

    @Solon.1207 said:
    Its still an exploit... using third party app or not.... therefore it is against the rules...

    No, it's not.

    AFK farming (as in standing still and not pressing buttons, while your character auto-attacks) is perfectly acceptable, as long as you physically are present on your computer. You might get investigated by a GM (Game Master) in-game, but if you respond to their whispers and thus acknowledge you are in fact present, you will not get actioned for anything.

    As stated by Game Security Lead, Chris Cleary:
    "1) Using skill (1 or more) while AFK
    2) AFKing in a place where it is beneficial for your character to be at
    3) Unresponsive to interaction with GMs

    If all 3 of these apply to what you are doing, you may get actioned for it."

    He also mentions that "GMs have been trained to identify and handle these situations, it’s one of the first things they learn. GMs are overly generous on the amount of time that players are given to respond."

    Thus, AFK farming may be frowned upon by others and can certainly spark a GM whispering to confirm you're not botting, but it is not against the rules, and it is not a bannable offense.

    The discussion where I got my quotes from can be found here.

    That isn't AFK farming, that is idle farming.

    Well, in this case it doesn't matter as the ones complaining think that idle farming = AFK farming. You can't enlighten them since they don't want to listen and understand or something related. In the german forums we had players complaining about "bots" because those were logging in directly on nodes. They meant it wouldn't be possible to start the game like that. Most of the complaining people also think you are making a tremendous amount of gold with that although the opposite was proven via videos and so on. This comes up every thread with that topic and never stops.

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  • @Mewcifer.5198 said:
    That isn't AFK farming, that is idle farming.

    Well, it can be, since Cleary's explanation pretty much gives the impression that one can simply glance at the game every ten minutes or so to make sure a GM hasn't whispered them.

    Also, I'd imagine it takes a fair amount of reports for a GM to even bother investigating, as I'm sure they have other work to do. So if no one or very few people report the AFK farmer, they could continue to do it for as long as they desire.

    Honestly I don't even get the complaints. I don't AFK farm myself because I find it useless, but AFK farmers have never bothered me in the slightest. Actually it's the opposite: I absolutely loved AFK minionmaster necros guarding the berry bushes in Bitterfrost back in the day and keeping them clean of annoying mobs. But this type of farming isn't honestly lucrative at all. A player who actively plays meta events/fractals/whatever for an hour makes more gold and mats than an AFK necro in 24 hours. It's not hurting the economy, it's not hurting any other players, and it's perfectly legal unless the player is botting or being AFK too long.

  • This should end the discussion.

    back when there was karma farming on bitterfrost frontier I was farming and missed a message from an Anet staff. Though I was there, granted I was reading up on doing a legendary I got a 3 day temp ban. I put in a ticket less than 5 minutes after I was logged out and soft banned they did not care so here is the rule.

    If you are whispered by an anet employee and you don't respond in a period of time you are then Soft Banned and the bans start at 3 days and depending on past history it can go up to a month.

    oh and I was farming on a reaper with greatsword 4 on auto attack.

    If you have whispers turned off or not looking at that screen every 5 minutes you will get banned

    Now that being said it was more than a year ago and frankly with the budget cutbacks and staff cutbacks I don't think they have the staff enough to really go through and enforce it.

  • Hashberry.4510Hashberry.4510 Member ✭✭✭✭

    People are pretty insistent on doing this despite the 'worthlessness' of the activity. Curious.

  • Vinceman.4572Vinceman.4572 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Hashberry.4510 said:
    People are pretty insistent on doing this despite the 'worthlessness' of the activity. Curious.

    Just try it yourself and you'll see that playing the game in a common manner (not even special world bosses or fractals) yields way more loot than this.
    People are doing this to be online in the game and therefore being able to respond to friends & guild mates. I know some people that have static raid & fractal groups and idle in that way instead of just standing around at LA or at Mistlock Sanctuary.

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  • crepuscular.9047crepuscular.9047 Member ✭✭✭✭

    see this, https://en-forum.guildwars2.com/discussion/43248/afk-farming-and-reports-merged
    over a year later, still nothing

    I dont think it's even the most popular abused farmed spot, I would said Malchor's elder tree farm is the most abused one, filled with

    • Plain stand around afk farm, the most iconic one is the toon LQN
    • Auto switch character farm, the most iconic one is the guy with account name Ha***.****
    • Multi-boxer, forgot his game id, but I do have a screenshot of him in action

    they dont even care if doing it on their main because they know Anet is not going to act on them even if people reported them

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  • Vinceman.4572Vinceman.4572 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @crepuscular.9047 said:
    see this, https://en-forum.guildwars2.com/discussion/43248/afk-farming-and-reports-merged
    over a year later, still nothing

    I dont think it's even the most popular abused farmed spot, I would said Malchor's elder tree farm is the most abused one, filled with

    • Plain stand around afk farm, the most iconic one is the toon LQN
    • Auto switch character farm, the most iconic one is the guy with account name Ha***.****
    • Multi-boxer, forgot his game id, but I do have a screenshot of him in action

    they dont even care if doing it on their main because they know Anet is not going to act on them even if people reported them

    It's NOT fricking abuse if you log through your 69 chars and farm wood in Malchor's Leap.
    God kitten, is that so hard to understand?
    I can park all my chars there and log onto them and mine the wood. That's no abuse since the game mechanic allows you to log out of the game and relog into it on almost every place of Tyria. The wood spot is a random open world spot. I know lots of casual players that have some chars standing there and they start their GW2 day with mining wood. Holy moly, it's not even the end of a jumping puzzle.
    And how will you know that people are using an "auto switch" (whatever that should be in this case - I can only imagine, lol)? You can't except when those people tell you so. And guess what...most of them will make a fool of you and tell you any fairy tale you want to hear just to trigger you and make you rage + coming into the forum and complaining about stuff that isn't even true. How do I know that? Because I did so in the past. Just try it on the next LS map just after release and tell people that some random NPC will die at the end of the story, for example Braham. People will call you out, send death wishes and insult you for spoiling and so on. End of story: Don't believe anything you hear from random players.

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  • Hannelore.8153Hannelore.8153 Member ✭✭✭
    edited November 11, 2019

    Its been addressed in the past, its not considered botting if they use in-game methods, that's why the Diminished Returns (DR) system exists. They can do it but they aren't gaining anything from it especially after an hour or two in which they receive nothing.

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  • the only time Anet will get onto AFK anything is if it interferes with a specific portion like the Engineer turret farm at the leather farm in lake doric

  • altermaven.7385altermaven.7385 Member ✭✭✭
    edited November 11, 2019

    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    See it, report it. And if the minions are being a bother trying to tag the offender, turn off NPC nameplates.

    AFK farming, even if you aren't macroing, is considered botting.

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  • Mewcifer.5198Mewcifer.5198 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Balthzar.3807 said:
    the only time Anet will get onto AFK anything is if it interferes with a specific portion like the Engineer turret farm at the leather farm in lake doric

    RIP Engi leather farm :'(

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  • kharmin.7683kharmin.7683 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    If you're parked and auto-skilling, but not AFK, then it isn't actionable. Not that I advocate doing so. I don't like seeing it either.

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  • Tanner Blackfeather.6509Tanner Blackfeather.6509 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited November 11, 2019

    @kharmin.7683 said:

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    If you're parked and auto-skilling, but not AFK, then it isn't actionable. Not that I advocate doing so. I don't like seeing it either.

    If parked and autoskilling unattended it is still actionable.
    Edit: brain failure!

  • kharmin.7683kharmin.7683 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Tanner Blackfeather.6509 said:

    @kharmin.7683 said:

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    If you're parked and auto-skilling, but not AFK, then it isn't actionable. Not that I advocate doing so. I don't like seeing it either.

    If parked and autoskilling unattended it is still actionable.

    Thus the term AFK, no? ;)

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  • Tanner Blackfeather.6509Tanner Blackfeather.6509 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited November 11, 2019

    @kharmin.7683 said:

    @Tanner Blackfeather.6509 said:

    @kharmin.7683 said:

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    If you're parked and auto-skilling, but not AFK, then it isn't actionable. Not that I advocate doing so. I don't like seeing it either.

    If parked and autoskilling unattended it is still actionable.

    Thus the term AFK, no? ;)

    I'm so sorry! My eyes must have just skimmed right past that part of your sentence! :flushed:
    You are absolutely right! Edited my previous post!

  • Vinceman.4572Vinceman.4572 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    See it, report it. And if the minions are being a bother trying to tag the offender, turn off NPC nameplates.

    AFK farming, even if you aren't macroing, is considered botting.

    Wrong!

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  • Sorry but If you are in the game (and you see the screen) and your character do something automaticaly because the game is programedthat way you are not braking any rule

  • @ButcherofMalakir.4067 said:
    Sorry but If you are in the game (and you see the screen) and your character do something automaticaly because the game is programedthat way you are not braking any rule

    And conversely, if you're away from the game but still gaining (loot, xp, whatever), you are breaking rules - even if you're using the game's auto-cast system or minions.

    This isn't a argument against what you are saying, it is a complement to it.
    The operative part here is unattended play.

  • @Tanner Blackfeather.6509 said:

    @ButcherofMalakir.4067 said:
    Sorry but If you are in the game (and you see the screen) and your character do something automaticaly because the game is programedthat way you are not braking any rule

    And conversely, if you're away from the game but still gaining (loot, xp, whatever), you are breaking rules - even if you're using the game's auto-cast system or minions.

    This isn't a argument against what you are saying, it is a complement to it.
    The operative part here is unattended play.

    Yes. And is unattended play having gw2 on one monitor and playing diferent game/watching a movie/working on other screen unattended play?

  • @ButcherofMalakir.4067 said:

    @Tanner Blackfeather.6509 said:

    @ButcherofMalakir.4067 said:
    Sorry but If you are in the game (and you see the screen) and your character do something automaticaly because the game is programedthat way you are not braking any rule

    And conversely, if you're away from the game but still gaining (loot, xp, whatever), you are breaking rules - even if you're using the game's auto-cast system or minions.

    This isn't a argument against what you are saying, it is a complement to it.
    The operative part here is unattended play.

    Yes. And is unattended play having gw2 on one monitor and playing diferent game/watching a movie/working on other screen unattended play?

    As long as you respond to whispers etc, ANet doesn't consider it unattended, based on posts from GMs.

  • @Tanner Blackfeather.6509 said:

    @ButcherofMalakir.4067 said:

    @Tanner Blackfeather.6509 said:

    @ButcherofMalakir.4067 said:
    Sorry but If you are in the game (and you see the screen) and your character do something automaticaly because the game is programedthat way you are not braking any rule

    And conversely, if you're away from the game but still gaining (loot, xp, whatever), you are breaking rules - even if you're using the game's auto-cast system or minions.

    This isn't a argument against what you are saying, it is a complement to it.
    The operative part here is unattended play.

    Yes. And is unattended play having gw2 on one monitor and playing diferent game/watching a movie/working on other screen unattended play?

    As long as you respond to whispers etc, ANet doesn't consider it unattended, based on posts from GMs.

    Then it is setteled and this thread is over. No disscusion needed when there are defined rules

  • altermaven.7385altermaven.7385 Member ✭✭✭
    edited November 13, 2019

    @Vinceman.4572 said:

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    See it, report it. And if the minions are being a bother trying to tag the offender, turn off NPC nameplates.

    AFK farming, even if you aren't macroing, is considered botting.

    Wrong!

    Wrong?

    From https://en-forum.guildwars2.com/discussion/65548/policy-unattended-gameplay
    As a general policy, any form of unattended gameplay is prohibited in Guild Wars 2 . This includes:

    • The use of auto-casting abilities to farm while not at your computer or not actively playing the game.
    • The use of a macro to automate character skills while not at your computer or not actively playing the game.
    • The use of a macro to farm repeatable events or activities for rewards while not at your computer or not actively playing the game.
    • The use of a third-party program to automate or create a "bot" that performs autonomous actions in the game.

    Sorry, elaboration is required when it's listed in the policy. Please tell me why this policy is wrong.

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  • There are bots and hacks in WvW, bots and hacks in sPvP, bots teleporting all around maps from gathering node to node above and below the map. I'd could really care less about idle/afk farming. Anet has not been able to balance skills and more recently borked templates. If Anet employees waste time on afk/idle farmers they might as well stop releasing new content. I can't believe with all the recent issues with the game this topic makes it back to the top of the discussion, again.

  • kharmin.7683kharmin.7683 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @UnDeadFun.5824 said:
    I can't believe with all the recent issues with the game this topic makes it back to the top of the discussion, again.

    I think that this is because there are those players who feel unattended farming grants a certain advantage to those who do it.

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    Casual.

  • Bloodstealer.5978Bloodstealer.5978 Member ✭✭✭✭

    The bottom line is if you think its suspicious report it and let ANET decide.
    ANET have allowed this grey area gameploit to coexist for years now and to me they simply do not care to do anything about it.. so just keep refilling the inbox with botting reports and hope one day something does get looked at and an effort to discourage the practice is put in place.. until then, don't hold your breath more than is healthy for ya.

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  • Linken.6345Linken.6345 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited November 13, 2019

    @altermaven.7385 said:

    @Vinceman.4572 said:

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    See it, report it. And if the minions are being a bother trying to tag the offender, turn off NPC nameplates.

    AFK farming, even if you aren't macroing, is considered botting.

    Wrong!

    Wrong?

    From https://en-forum.guildwars2.com/discussion/65548/policy-unattended-gameplay
    As a general policy, any form of unattended gameplay is prohibited in Guild Wars 2 . This includes:

    • The use of auto-casting abilities to farm while not at your computer or not actively playing the game.
    • The use of a macro to automate character skills while not at your computer or not actively playing the game.
    • The use of a macro to farm repeatable events or activities for rewards while not at your computer or not actively playing the game.
    • The use of a third-party program to automate or create a "bot" that performs autonomous actions in the game.

    Sorry, elaboration is required when it's listed in the policy. Please tell me why this policy is wrong.

    You left this part out of your earlier post
    while not at your computer or not actively playing the game.

    and that make it wrong

    Edit
    You dont know the person might be having a guild meeting for 5 hours in chat while killing afew critters.

  • @kharmin.7683 said:

    @UnDeadFun.5824 said:
    I can't believe with all the recent issues with the game this topic makes it back to the top of the discussion, again.

    I think that this is because there are those players who feel unattended farming grants a certain advantage to those who do it.

    I would understand if the OP had not already taken action and received a response from a GM. Simply report as botting and move on. Yet he still decides that action is not enough to create a forum thread only to point out he didn't actually read what the GM advised him to do. Not to mention the dozens of previous threads on both official forums and Reddit on the very same topic. All which end in the same manner, If you encounter behavior in-game which violates the tos, report and move on. Then, of course, you have the dozens of people arguing in the same threads about what is afk vs idle farming vs botting. In any of the examples previously mentioned, just report for botting AND MOVE ON!

  • @altermaven.7385 said:

    @Vinceman.4572 said:

    @altermaven.7385 said:
    Parking yourself and auto-skilling in a location that is of great benefit (whether it be farming specific mats) falls under being actionable. Just because it looks like nothing is being done about it doesn't mean it's OK. And yes, I know about diminishing returns in a zone -- still, doing this is an actionable offense.

    See it, report it. And if the minions are being a bother trying to tag the offender, turn off NPC nameplates.

    AFK farming, even if you aren't macroing, is considered botting.

    Wrong!

    Wrong?

    Yes, wrong because if players are responding to GMs they are not botting or AFK. And it's not on us players to decide that. You can report it but it doesn't change the fact: You don't have to decide what's allowed or not and what has to be sanctioned. The players are not the police, not per se and not per wish by Arenanet or anyone else.

  • Hashberry.4510Hashberry.4510 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Ehh the inattentive farming policy results in a crappy look for the game. Lots of us don't like it, and are free to let it be known on the forums.

  • @Selient.6018 said:
    There are many player still do AFK farm at Domain of Istan / Sandswept Isles.
    What I see is not just afk, but includes
    1. using greatsword to auto cast "Nightfall", which is allowed by game design
    2. auto casting other skills like "Gravedigger" almost on cooldown
    3. afk there repeat 1 & 2 for like hours

    This community provide 3 ways for players to report it.
    1. mail to [email protected]
    2. submit support tickets
    3. reporting in game

    Mailing to [email protected] won't give you any feedback.
    I do report in game every time I saw it, afk reapers basically afk everyday.
    I submit support and they ask me to report in game,
    even I provide evidence of hours recording how these reapers can really sit there over 10 hours,
    auto cast skills on cooldown, doing same things over and over again 24-7,
    and GM said:

    Since afk against the rules, there is no way for us to report for it,
    report in game only provide

    And submit tickets are ignored as there are at least 10 players afk everyday.
    I really don't understand why is against the rule and afkers can still do it?

    You have to understand that some players need assistance to play the game and some method of accessibility might be perceived as "botting". The dev knows who these players are and they are allowed to proceed as is. Thus sometimes, no matter how many times you report them, there are no actions taken -- this is one of many reasons.

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  • Daddicus.6128Daddicus.6128 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Linken.6345 said:
    Kinda strange that they have to clarify that players are useing the tools the game give them so not useing bots then still saying its against the rules.

    So what is the problem if its against the rules it dont matter if they are useing the ingame auto cast.

    Auto-attack stops working once you kill your opponent. If it auto-attacks again without a human hitting a key or mouse button, then it's botting and against the rules.

  • Linken.6345Linken.6345 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Daddicus.6128 said:

    @Linken.6345 said:
    Kinda strange that they have to clarify that players are useing the tools the game give them so not useing bots then still saying its against the rules.

    So what is the problem if its against the rules it dont matter if they are useing the ingame auto cast.

    Auto-attack stops working once you kill your opponent. If it auto-attacks again without a human hitting a key or mouse button, then it's botting and against the rules.

    Depends on the skill mate try having your auto attack on a trap as a ranger.

  • In some ways it's allowed, but you can't use any third-party programs and you have to be on your computer (sitting there and being able to respond in time).

    Last time when I was on my trip to gather Difluorite Crystals, I had an idea on how to make afk farming more difficult, or even impossible. Just create events in popular places which would spawn a champion as a final boss. You can find an event (in Sandswept Isles) which will spawn pretty powerful champ at the end (it's really strong).

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  • @kharmin.7683 said:

    @UnDeadFun.5824 said:
    I can't believe with all the recent issues with the game this topic makes it back to the top of the discussion, again.

    I think that this is because there are those players who feel unattended farming grants a certain advantage to those who do it.

    Everyone can do it, so there is not really any advantage.

  • kharmin.7683kharmin.7683 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Blanche Neige.7241 said:

    @kharmin.7683 said:

    @UnDeadFun.5824 said:
    I can't believe with all the recent issues with the game this topic makes it back to the top of the discussion, again.

    I think that this is because there are those players who feel unattended farming grants a certain advantage to those who do it.

    Everyone can do it, so there is not really any advantage.

    I agree in that I don't see how any advantage could be gained at all because there is no "win" condition where another player might "win" at GW2 over another player due to their farming. The premise of the complaint is invalid in my opinion.

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  • Hashberry.4510Hashberry.4510 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Multiboxers gain a bit from this.

  • kharmin.7683kharmin.7683 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Multiboxers gain what, exactly, that grants them what advantage over any other player in GW2?

    I am a very casual player.
    Very.
    Casual.

  • Selient.6018Selient.6018 Member ✭✭
    edited November 14, 2019

    @Sir Vincent III.1286 said:

    You have to understand that some players need assistance to play the game and some method of accessibility might be perceived as "botting". The dev knows who these players are and they are allowed to proceed as is. Thus sometimes, no matter how many times you report them, there are no actions taken -- this is one of many reasons.

    What the fxxx?
    May I provide video recordings of how these player CAST SKILLS REPEAT FOR 8 HOURS ?
    AND YOU MEAN THEY NEED ASSISTANCE???

    There are 20+ players on my watch list, they go to Domain of Istan / Sandswept Isles
    and sit at there everyday.
    Now you say it's allowed? kitten?
    How can you say that???


  • @Selient.6018 said:
    Now you say it's allowed? kitten?

    Not what I said at all.

    Thief F1 must remain an instacast Steal skill. DE will simply apply DE Mark on target on Steal.
    Malice build-up independently from DE Mark. Mark only speed up the build-up, not be the pre-requisite.
    http://sirvincentiii.com ~ In the beginning...there was Tarnished Coast...

  • Daddicus.6128Daddicus.6128 Member ✭✭✭✭

    How can you set the game to restart your auto-attack once your target is dead? I know of no way to do it.

    If I'm right, ANY second auto-attack is either a keystroke, mouse click, or automation. The first two are legal, since you can't do them unless your finger is active. The last is illegal.

  • @Daddicus.6128 said:
    How can you set the game to restart your auto-attack once your target is dead? I know of no way to do it.

    If I'm right, ANY second auto-attack is either a keystroke, mouse click, or automation. The first two are legal, since you can't do them unless your finger is active. The last is illegal.

    If you don't need assistance, automation sure is not allowed. However, there are players that needs assistance due to physical limitations and some form of automation is allowed. As a player, it's hard to determine if the player is allowed to use botting or not, only ArenaNet can tell, thus you have to report it.

    Thief F1 must remain an instacast Steal skill. DE will simply apply DE Mark on target on Steal.
    Malice build-up independently from DE Mark. Mark only speed up the build-up, not be the pre-requisite.
    http://sirvincentiii.com ~ In the beginning...there was Tarnished Coast...

  • Vince.1695Vince.1695 Member ✭✭
    edited November 14, 2019

    @Selient.6018 said:
    There are 20+ players on my watch list, they go to Domain of Istan / Sandswept Isles
    and sit at there everyday.
    Now you say it's allowed? kitten?
    How can you say that???

    The question is more of: Why on earth are you doing that to yourself?
    I mean you don't have any competences or possibilities to ensure that those are bots/AFKers or anything related nor are you able to sanction these. Is this a hobby for you? Just asking because GW2 is a game that should bring joy and good vibes to you personally and not feel like a detective or denunciation simulation. Assuming you are having fun that would be weird to me.
    I would reccommend to "let go" and focus on playing or something different because you won't change them. Anet's policy is clear and they are acting against unauthorized things as has been proven in the past supported by players that were banned for a short time and reported that here and on reddit.

  • @Daddicus.6128 said:
    How can you set the game to restart your auto-attack once your target is dead? I know of no way to do it.

    If I'm right, ANY second auto-attack is either a keystroke, mouse click, or automation. The first two are legal, since you can't do them unless your finger is active. The last is illegal.

    Set a skill that don't require a target as your auto, like a selfcentred AoE. Then the character will perform it as soon as it's off cooldown.

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