Botting in Virtual Economies

‘Bots’, short for robots, are automated software programs which aid gamers in various ways. Bots are most common in MMORPGs, where they’re programmed to play the game autonomously without human direction, but they can also be used in FPS games for a range of distinct functions. Since the inception of online gaming, ‘botting’ has spread throughout the virtual community. In this post I discuss the … Continue reading Botting in Virtual Economies