Ultima Online dev reminisces on chasing cheaters and combusting castles

If you're a longtime Ultima Online player, you surely know the name Tim "Draconi" Cotten, even if only from seeing his name on holiday...

New World bans over 500 players for duping and explains its luck system

New World is once more sweeping up the pieces of another broken update. Readers will recall that the game's Heart of Madness update introduced...

New World disables ‘all forms of wealth transfer’ in the wake of a new gold dupe exploit

Another day, another exploit in New World - the latest is apparently a gold duping exploit. "We are aware of a possible gold duplication exploit...

New World halts transfers, warns gold dupe exploiters as players call for a rollback

Turns out the gold duping bug in New World wasn't just a rumor: Amazon confirmed that the transfers enabled yesterday were allowing some folks...

The Daily Grind: How should MMORPGs handle duping scandals?

The title for today's Daily Grind isn't exactly what you think it is, so consider this a trick to see who read the whole...

Polish retailer is the latest to make Fallout 76 a gift-with-purchase as duping clean-up is deemed a success

Today in who's giving Fallout 76 away for free, we have Polish retailer X-Kom, which was reportedly bundling the game with $5 PlayStation 4 thumbsticks to sell...
Hey, I duped that fair and square!

Fallout 76 is nuking duped items with today’s maintenance

We can all agree just from observation over the past couple of months that Fallout 76 has a variety of issues, but the preponderance of...
All right, the Lopp have some chops here too.

Hacker claims to have made a living cheating in MMOs for two decades

Motherboard has a fun-slash-depressing piece out this week on an unnamed hacker who claims he's been cheating at MMORPGs to make a living for...
Still crazy after all these years.

Dungeons and Dragons struggles with lag after data center move

If you're one of the Dungeons and Dragons Online players struggling with extreme lag (or concerned over rumors of duping) in the wake of last...

Excessive duping leads to Ark: Survival Evolved wipe

Hundreds of dinosaurs were horrified to learn this week that human invaders in Ark: Survival Evolved weren't merely eking out an existence on their...

Read the confession of an MMO duper

Dupers -- players who take advantage of exploits to duplicate rare items in-game in order to sell them -- can be a type of...