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The Problem With Exploiters, Part 6

Welcome to Line forms on your left. “What we’ve got here is…failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it…well, he gets it. I don’t like it any more than you men.” — Captain, Road Prison 36 from […]

The Problem With Exploiters, Part 4

Note: This is the only published portion of Part IV I wrote. The full article is available in the archives. Also in a phone conversation with Forest Parker AKA Stryder, Sunday night, Forest admits to still using the e-mail address to get into betas and get gaming information from companies. Huh?? Isn’t beta […]

The Problem With Exploiters, Part 3

11:26 PM Saturday March 16th, 2002 Holy hell, this sucker keeps rolling downhill, folks… Many thanks to Unknown Player who popped this onto my IM. According to Anarchy Oline, BlackSnow (for brevity’s sake, hereinafter referred to as “BS”) issued a press release sometime yesterday. This one sez “OK gang, we’re really thinking harder about suing […]

The Problem With Exploiters, Part 2

Recess is now over. Follow your line leaders back to class. We received an email from Adam Young of Funcom. Yes, THE Adam Young. It’s a rebuttal and a “my side of the story” type of thing.

The Problem With Exploiters, Part 1

08:14 AM Friday March 15th, 2002 There’s been a small shitstorm, and we’ve got some news to tell. According to this article from, full-time farmers BlackSnow Interactive have threatened to sue FunCom to get back 22 banned BlackSnow accounts that had been banned because they were suspected of using exploits. The IGN article would […]