How to Deal With Bot Scum in MMORPGs?

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Executive Summary

Nowadays, bots are becoming a critical issue for the online gaming world. Bots give unfair advantages, and are then considered as cheating and undesirable on game servers. Currently, CAPTCHA and human controls are the most commonly chosen strategies to catch bots. However, these methods are intrusive and complicated have proven to be inefficient due to the large servers' populations. Researchers have proposed various kinds of automated detection scheme. Yet, these proposals exhibit unpractical features, such as complexity or scalability issues, making the deployment on real systems problematic.

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