...I go in to the game files, and swap the midnight black paintjobs with bright pink?
Technically, tampering with game files is cheating.
But cosmetics aren't supposed to give you an advantage. So it doesn't matter...?
For clarification, I'm not going to do this!
EDIT: Logic is undeniable...Combat logging is somewhat harmless, and it is a lot of noobs who do it. With that said. I deleted my original post about Youtubers being hypocrites for using in game glitches.
I was watching CMDR Exigeous video on cheating in Elite Dangerous. I agreed that cheats are fun in single player games but can ruin multiplayer games. That got me thinking, what if Elite Dangerous had a fourth mode where cheaters could do whatever they wanted without impacting BGS or griefing...
Recently, hacking has become more prevalent in Elite Dangerous, with multiple players running into invincible ships each week. This had been a problem in the past but kind of vanished for a bit but has seen a resurgence lately that can't be ignored anymore.
What do the hacks do?
The fix for menu combat logging (abusing the 15 second timer.)... is simple.
Reset the timer to 15 seconds upon taking damage.
If you are continuously ANY taking damage, your timer will remain at 15 seconds.
This includes, but not limited to:
-Any incoming player damage.
-Any incoming NPC...
At this point, being a combat pilot, Combat Logging is the most rampant problem in the game. In some cases I've had 8/10 players ungracefully exit and suddenly appear with full hull and ammo. Now my question, are the Frontier developers unwilling to fix this problem incase they lose players? Or...
the doubling system in Utopia, that is MEANT to be used by genuine Utopian Cmdrs, to support and back factions that will strengthen it and are logical / appropriate for the Galactic Power, are able to be exploited by ingenuine, CHEATING, players, that regularly try to cause us to attempt...