Cheating on MK8, now possible someway?

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  1. Reecey
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    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    I was playing MK8 online not so long ago and I'm quite good if I don't mind saying so myself but here is what happened to me:-

    I was 1st out of 12 players well ahead of the rest and just about not so faraway from the finish line in front of me, I could also see the finish line, went over and of course I thought I had 1st place but no I was 2nd for some very odd reason by a guy called Gus who by the way was no where in sight to see. So these people that have a wiikeyu or some sort of dev kit are they cheating someway?, cause it looks like it to me. I really could not believe it and also this guy left very quickly after a few races coming first in every one. :unsure:

    edit:- I think it was Mario Circuit or some thing like that, can't remember the name of the track?
     
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  2. Sheimi

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    It could be lag, post a video of the replay.
     
  3. Reecey
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    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    Sorry I've got no video or proof unfortunately anymore, I've only got my word on this one but I would not lie about it I promise but it did happen to my amazement also I don't get lag at all and I doubt that would be the issue, never had since being on an FTTP connection 330/20MB, with 8-14ms & 0 Jitter connected by ethernet to my WiiU. It was also a world/open online race so its not like you can blame a host for a bad connection.
     
  4. shinkodachi

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    It is possible to cheat. Nintendo isn't banning, though.
     
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    It's probably just lag and even though you've got a really good connection you could still end up having issues like these.
     
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    Yeah, I mean you could have the world's best connection, but if you're playing against someone in Singapore with the slowest possible connection, you'll have to work with that as Nintendo's server will compensate for the overhead.

    It's still possible to cheat, but Nintendo isn't screening Mario Kart 8 as they screen Smash Bros. I know because I've yet to be banned. :D
     
  7. TotalInsanity4

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    ? How are you cheating? I was not aware this was possible (yet)?
     
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    Even if you weren't lagging, perhaps they were lagging and that messed up the end results.
     
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    the only way to cheat that i know of is fire hopping
     
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    That isn't cheating.
     
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    lol yes it is. an exploit, bug or glitch in the game that you use is still cheating :P
     
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    It's a tech. Just like "perfect pivot" in Smash Bros. isn't a cheat, it's a tech. An exploit would be breaking the game's rules, e.g. power boosting without drifting (which is also possible). Fire hopping is a tech, it's not an exploit. The game engine is meant to work that way, Nintendo may not have designed it specifically with that in mind, but it's a 100% legal move in MK8.
     
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    no no no it wasn't intentionally put into the game it's a glitch so a cheat :creep:
     
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    If everyone can do it with little effort, its not really cheating. I would not even call the old track exploits that were in MK7 cheats because everyone good did them, they just ruined the tracks.
     
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    It's probably lag. Happens.

    Once me and a friend both placed 1st in the same race due to lag.
     
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    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    I've opened this thread again, it seems a few are experiencing the same as me from a while back., I'm wondering now if it wasn't my bad gaming skills!
     
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    Since these not-so legit players are raising more suspicion it's about time Nintendo takes action against them, seriously, it's so unfair that they get the whatever advantage the others don't.

    P.S.: I really enjoyed my last race today and that was during the Mute City stage which I used up the shortcut and almost got back the 1st place, but didn't for a mere difference of 1-2 seconds. Oh well, he/she only had 3k points so it's fine. :P
     
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    This happened a couple days and I yelled out "What the fuck. This is bullshit". Then again, I am using wifi. There is other people using wifi and my phone downloads updates to apps automatically.
     
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    I wonder if somebody is using an wiimote emulator to TAS online...
     
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