MAC ban is enough I think, people will have to buy a whole new PC to continue cheating, which is very fund-draining, and they won't be brave to cheat anymore. \o/
(Voted for permanent ban)
mac spoofing is beyond easy
I was about to say this, but I just had to read the whole thread before posting. Good thing I'm not the only one.
Imagine what would happen if the cheater accidentally used your
On-topic: I'm having difficulties on choosing between option 1 and 3. Option 1 may be a bit too harsh, but then again Option 3 can be a bit too forgiving as well.
(Voted Option 3 anyway)
I would like to see that if the cheater is found, perma-ban it right away. But depending on how they do the appeal (strictly via e-mail), we can then go for Option 3 for a month and keep logging their activity without touching the online scoreboard. They can enter online feature again after a month (or whatever duration as you wish) of restrictions. But if they found to be cheating again anytime (even after they're free from the restrictions), perma-ban without anymore mercy.
This method can be effective, only if
we can find a way to prevent multi-accounts users. Unfortunately, I can't see any plausible method for this...
(I'm also hoping that peppy can find a way to detect Flashlight cheatings. Perhaps with some unique algorithms applied to the Flashlight mod)