This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

A juicy bit of irony regarding the 'hack' situation

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. Pokemon X
  3. A juicy bit of irony regarding the 'hack' situation

User Info: RatheV

RatheV
3 years ago#1
There are several people on this board (most of them trolls, I realize) who adamantly maintain that the use of any third-party software goes against the vision of the game's designers, and will relentlessly heckle anybody who so much as uses Instacheck to view a Pokemon's stats before trading.

And today, with the advent of the Battle Analyzer software, the only way utilize the Battle Spot online play as intended (that is, without your every move being read by your opponent) is by using a (currently WIP) piece of third-party software to scramble your signal so that its unreadable.

So I'm curious, what do you do in this dilemma? You can use third-party software (or simulators) to recreate the experience Game Freak intended, or you can lose repeatedly in a way that they never saw coming.

Once again, please note that this question isn't posed everybody who identifies as 'anti-hacker' but only those few hardcore purists.
Team Rocket Elite 3 years ago#2
Justified Self-Defense.
No amount of rallying would let me beat raytan7585.
Congrats to raytan7585 for winning the CB9 Guru Contest!

User Info: Gameandwatch2

Gameandwatch2
3 years ago#3
I fail to see how using a third party device that does nothing but prevent other players from cheating would be an issue to people who are against hacking.
Black 2 FC: 3654-8394-0937
3DS FC: 4511-1815-7291 (Flying Safari: Swanna, Spearow, Doduo)

User Info: Don_of_Blades

Don_of_Blades
3 years ago#4
use all the cheats you want my team is well rounded enough that i have checks for your checks for my checks.

and mate. :p
Rena~
1779-0713-6090 SV-3219

User Info: SaintZetsu

SaintZetsu
3 years ago#5
Gameandwatch2 posted...
I fail to see how using a third party device that does nothing but prevent other players from cheating would be an issue to people who are against hacking.


It's an issue because it shouldn't be required in the first place.
3DS FC: 0516 - 7479 - 8916

User Info: Kromlech06

Kromlech06
3 years ago#6
Yugi vs Pegasus anyone?

He can see your moves? Randomize them!
3DS FC: 2277-6801-3957
TSV: 466 IGN: Lia

User Info: Gray_wolf1119

Gray_wolf1119
3 years ago#7
Team Rocket Elite posted...
Justified


My psych class really gets relevant on message boards. Kinda fun.
www.Tvtropes.org
FC: 1005 - 9895 - 5635: Normal - Lillipup, Kecleon, Eevee

User Info: RatheV

RatheV
3 years ago#8
Don_of_Blades posted...
use all the cheats you want my team is well rounded enough that i have checks for your checks for my checks.

and mate. :p


Well-roundedness means less than nothing. If I'm cheating, and you're not, I can switch into any of your attacks without fear. That essentially completely rules out the notion of so much as running ground, electric, normal, fighting, ghost, poison, psychic, and dragon attacks, because there are types immune to them all. If you count abilities, you can include water, fire, and grass. That's anywhere from 1/3rd to 1/2 of the type chart that a cheater running the Battle Analysis tool just doesn't have to worry about.

User Info: Don_of_Blades

Don_of_Blades
3 years ago#9
though i personally think people are really blowing this out of proportion.

how many people out of the 2+ million do you honestly think downloaded this device before its links were pulled? and of those people have sucessfully installed it? and of those actually have the patience to use it online in un/ranked battles and attempt to use it to correctly counter moves the opponent use?
Rena~
1779-0713-6090 SV-3219

User Info: jcpfalcon

jcpfalcon
3 years ago#10
Kromlech06 posted...
Yugi vs Pegasus anyone?

He can see your moves? Randomize them!


brb gonna go finish this ancient puzzle that was unsolvable for millions of years, and get myself a sexy taller alter ego.
3DS FC - 3153 4030 7044
  1. Boards
  2. Pokemon X
  3. A juicy bit of irony regarding the 'hack' situation

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived