I go with people have given some good advise, you could
1: break something, his computer, or a finger, or a knee cap(the last one is the best choice, for then he will have the time to play it himself)
2: talk to him ,say that if he do it, he might very much getbanned.
3: rat him out, say it to your parrens, or if you really want it to stop, you have to report him.
(i am 19 and dyslexic so yes i suck at spelling)
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Botters getting banned? That's new. He won't get banned.
There's nothing wrong with botting in BG's, and Diablo is such a garbage game that it would take the mental fortitude of a bot to deal with it for more than an hour. I used to bot in BG's. While watching my bot it not only capped the flag more times, out dps'd, and single handedly killed people who were obviously not bots, but did more of a contribution overall to the BG than the people who bitch about bots. No one should have to deal with such ineptitude for a week of grinding while gearing up for arenas. I say that people with such piss-poor situational awareness and incompetence at pvp are the ones causing the most grief in bg's, not bots.
Bans will be coming eventually, and he'll have lost his account, just let nature take it's course. Or report him anonymously online without his knowledge.
But he is going to get banned. I'm sorry if you regret this, but there's no way around it. As soon as they've put together the defenses they need Blizzard will do a sweep of banning to accounts who have been flagged, it's just at this time there's nothing concrete to prevent it from happening in the first place, hense, the botters paradise at the moment. But WoW's been through this shit before. It'll get taken care of again in due time. Nothing to do but QQ/Play other games/Wait.
If he's doing it on his main account. He'll eventually get caught.
Yes, I speak out of experience.
It's more than 3 years ago, I learned my lesson. Not wanna talk about it.
Long story short, let him be if he doesn't want to listen to your advice.
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I've never (and would never) bought gold or botted. I've been in a similar situation as I have for many years played WoW with my husband and I don't want him to get banned, yet at the end of Cata one of his coworkers who also plays introduced him to a bot and he used it quite a bit to level some of his alts.
He knew I didn't approve of it, and that I didn't want him to get banned (his reasoning was that Blizzard would never know about it as he never left his computer while doing it, staying there and watching tv so that he could turn it off at any moment if need be) but he continued to do it.
In the end, you'll probably just have to deal with it. There's not really anything you can do to make someone stop doing something that they don't see as a risk.
If you want to give him a lesson about these kind of things(hacking, cheating etc.) report him. This is best opportunity because its just game. A lot worse can happen IRL if he does similar thing and gets caught.
Last edited by Kuntantee; 2012-11-12 at 03:56 PM.
If he is your brother, you would have to be a real jerk to report him. Respect less.
Trying to get your parents involved with an issue like this, just makes you seem like a little baby. It is his game, his life and thus he has the free will to do anything he likes, whether you approve it or not.
Let him do whatever he wants, if he gets banned that he will probably learn his lesson for real . Because this is exactly how life goes and how life teaches you.
Find a replacement arena partner / tank. Then report him.
He deserves his ban.
If you honestly don't like it: Report him. He'll be suspended for a day or less and you'll see if it'll work. Just assume he hasn't been suspended before.
If you can't bring yourself to do it: Live with it. Just know you won't have any room to talk when it comes to bots ruining the economy, Blizzard's action against them or anything like that. You'll also have to live with the idea that "I don't like bots, I don't accept bots, but I choose to do nothing about them."
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Why are you coming here and asking for advice? Honestly, im betting he doesnt care (thats why he does it in the first place). Trying to be all preachy and telling him all of this will reflect in lifes venues and he should be humble and turn himself in is a joke waiting to happen.
Just ignore him if it bothers you that much or if you want to feel like some kind of "good guy" online report him and get him banned. Either way, he will get another account and continue doing it.
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You are probably going to have to kill him. I've been in this situation before, and it's the only fix.