Paragon Threatens to Crack Down on City of Heroes Exploiters

Posted Wed, May 06, 2009 by RadarX

Paragon put the smack down today warning those exploiting the new Mission Architecture system for power leveling. Apparently a few nefarious players are creating simplified missions which allow a rapid experience gain. Lead Designer Matt Miller addressed the issue on the forums today:

So here is a list of things that are going to happen:

• Players that have abused the reward system egregiously may lose benefits they have gained - leading up to and perhaps including losing access to the characters power-leveled in this fashion.

• Currently, some badges are being modified, and some may be removed from the game entirely. The list of changes being made to the MA badge system is not final yet, but you will be made aware when we have a concrete plan.

• Players who knowingly use an exploit when creating an arc, run the risk of having access to MA suspended, or worse- depending on the severity of the action, their account banned.

Sounds like serious business indeed. Want to see the entire post? Head to the City of Heroes forums.

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