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User Info: copypaste434

copypaste434
3 years ago#1
Its not cheating if the player has legal pokemon that could have been obtained in game.

Cheating is when you give a pokemon illegal stats or moves, or going over the ev limit and giving 252 ev's in every stat.

Using software to make ILLEGAL pokemon is CHEATING. I am totally against this.

The argument against people who use software to make LEGAL pokemon is analogous to the following argument:

Technically everyone cheats who uses ev's because thats an unfair advantage against people who dont want to ev train.

Yet this isn't considered cheating.

The same can be said for people who use software to get perfect IVs/ moves or whatever. As long as its possible in game, it should not be considered cheating.

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uuurrrggh
3 years ago#2
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User Info: SMASHKING84

SMASHKING84
3 years ago#3
so is missing no.
the debate is if gamefreak intended for you to use it.
i guarentee you they don't.
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User Info: copypaste434

copypaste434
3 years ago#4
Also I'd like to say as long as someone could do it in game its not cheating.

Someone in game can't give pokemon illegal move sets/ evs.

Therefore this is cheating.

Someone in game can however breed flaw;less iv pokemon (albeit spending there time IV breeding)

Therefore using software for this is not cheating.

User Info: YourLuck

YourLuck
3 years ago#5
copypaste434 posted...
Its not cheating if the player has legal pokemon that could have been obtained in game.

Cheating is when you give a pokemon illegal stats or moves, or going over the ev limit and giving 252 ev's in every stat.

Using software to make ILLEGAL pokemon is CHEATING. I am totally against this.

The argument against people who use software to make LEGAL pokemon is analogous to the following argument:

Technically everyone cheats who uses ev's because thats an unfair advantage against people who dont want to ev train.

Yet this isn't considered cheating.

The same can be said for people who use software to get perfect IVs/ moves or whatever. As long as its possible in game, it should not be considered cheating.


Some people can't differentiate between cheating and hacking, unfortunately.
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User Info: SMASHKING84

SMASHKING84
3 years ago#6
again MISSING NO was in game
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User Info: copypaste434

copypaste434
3 years ago#7
I understand that this argument accepts glitch mons. Sure. Why not. People can just have bans on glitch mons in their battles.

User Info: Cheesepower5

Cheesepower5
3 years ago#8
SMASHKING84 posted...
again MISSING NO was in game


How many people still play RGBY competitively?
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User Info: YourLuck

YourLuck
3 years ago#9
Cheesepower5 posted...
SMASHKING84 posted...
again MISSING NO was in game


How many people still play RGBY competitively?


And was missingno. able to be used during link battles?
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User Info: thiaguinhohp

thiaguinhohp
3 years ago#10
rng is cheating.

/fact
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