Quad speed cheat

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Hi everyone.

Today on caly, i meet a quad, fly 50% faster as me, and was about 90 degrees turned in axis. Never saw that cheat, must be new, at least for me. So be prepared to get more speed cheating in space!

Dunno how he did that cheat, but it realy was about 50% faster as me. Does anyone know more about this?
 
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Hi everyone.

Today on caly, i meet a quad, fly 50% faster as me, and was about 90 degrees turned in axis. Never saw that cheat, must be new, at least for me. So be prepared to get more speed cheating in space!

Dunno how he did that cheat, but it realy was about 50% faster as me. Does anyone know more about this?
AFAIK its an old one, you fly forward and hold strife in the quad. for whatever reason you fly faster. fuel usage will increase with it tho as fuel is tied to km travel.

space doesn't have a strife so doesn't work there
 

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AFAIK its an old one, you fly forward and hold strife in the quad. for whatever reason you fly faster. fuel usage will increase with it tho as fuel is tied to km travel.

space doesn't have a strife so doesn't work there
Ah cool, thanks for info! Seems is long ago i was in space :)
 

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This cheat has existed for some time, and I think is related to the hack I witnessed in dome 17 recently, where someone was killing daspletor naked without ever getting hit by teleporting backwards at a rate faster than 25% acceleration forwards. Quads doing this also seem to teleport/or jerk around on map when Ive run into it.

A number of years this bug has existed and caused real money loss for players and MA cant/wont bother to fix it. The player I reported in question, has been reported for years in PVP for hacking and in space as well and MA never does a thing. Either this person is involved with MA directly (support staff alt) or MA has no idea how to troubleshoot, find and confirm these bugs. Either way is bad, but MA doesn't care one bit.

There was a known map hack also in where you open /close your map super fast and you end up flying faster as well. Not sure if that was fixed or still in place tbh I never bothered to use it. Strafe hacks are only theory as far as I know (that came from issues on other engines, on older games), I strafe fly quite a bit (yes strafe exists in space) avoiding pirates while they shoot at me and leaving ss, and they can still catch me just fine.


Not sure if you noticed, but there is a LOT of hacks and cheats in this game, and MA is not experienced enough to be able to find them. We are talking mostly 3d modellers and graphics people, not massive coders.
 

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You fly forward while holding Z or C, the default keys, and redirect your trajectory. Wouldn't say it's a cheat since all you have to do is press 2 default keys.
This also does not work in space.
Unrelated to mob kiting as well since that's caused by MA allowing up to 50% faster acceleration which their servers can't handle.
 

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This cheat has existed for some time, and I think is related to the hack I witnessed in dome 17 recently, where someone was killing daspletor naked without ever getting hit by teleporting backwards at a rate faster than 25% acceleration forwards. Quads doing this also seem to teleport/or jerk around on map when Ive run into it.

A number of years this bug has existed and caused real money loss for players and MA cant/wont bother to fix it. The player I reported in question, has been reported for years in PVP for hacking and in space as well and MA never does a thing. Either this person is involved with MA directly (support staff alt) or MA has no idea how to troubleshoot, find and confirm these bugs. Either way is bad, but MA doesn't care one bit.

There was a known map hack also in where you open /close your map super fast and you end up flying faster as well. Not sure if that was fixed or still in place tbh I never bothered to use it. Strafe hacks are only theory as far as I know (that came from issues on other engines, on older games), I strafe fly quite a bit (yes strafe exists in space) avoiding pirates while they shoot at me and leaving ss, and they can still catch me just fine.


Not sure if you noticed, but there is a LOT of hacks and cheats in this game, and MA is not experienced enough to be able to find them. We are talking mostly 3d modellers and graphics people, not massive coders.
Yea, is not easy to find, and solve bugs and cheats in games. Thats why i do very hard testing all my code and stuff i create for all my games i been working at. I think, MA should hire a specialist for such things. it would help us all.
 
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