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    on a server, how do you tell if a player is actually a bot and not a real person?
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    If you hit Tab it'll show you 'BOT' where their ping should be.
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    (Original post by ThatGuyPsy)
    If you hit Tab it'll show you 'BOT' where their ping should be.
    So if they have a number for their ping/latency, then that means they're not a bot. I still have a sneaky suspicion that the server I'm on has bots because of how bad some of the players are, and I'm not even that good (I usually average a 1:1 kill/death ratio). There were a few occasions when I killed them and they didn't even notice me :lol:


    btw the server I'm talking about, has a capacity of around 60 players with about 45 playing when I was on it, thought they could only have a max of 32 players
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    (Original post by Jack93o)
    So if they have a number for their ping/latency, then that means they're not a bot. I still have a sneaky suspicion that the server I'm on has bots because of how bad some of the players are, and I'm not even that good (I usually average a 1:1 kill/death ratio). There were a few occasions when I killed them and they didn't even notice me :lol:


    btw the server I'm talking about, has a capacity of around 60 players with about 45 playing when I was on it, thought they could only have a max of 32 players
    I think I've had a similar experience before. By the time you realise, you feel like an idiot.
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    (Original post by Paradoxia)
    I think I've had a similar experience before. By the time you realise, you feel like an idiot.
    what, you found out in the end that you were playing against bots?
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    (Original post by Jack93o)
    what, you found out in the end that you were playing against bots?
    If the BOTs are connected from another server they will have a ping. It's not impossible.
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    The way to tell is if they have generic names like Jack, Jason etc.. :P
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    (Original post by Paradoxia)
    If the BOTs are connected from another server they will have a ping. It's not impossible.
    argh thats annoying, are there any foolproof way to find out if they're bots or humans?
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    Hit tab, usually says BOT under latency column.

    However, some servers try and disguise that. Although, it becomes obvious: they have weird names like "YankyDoodle" :rofl:.

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