(this is from another thread, but applies to this topic)
#5) Is using scripts cheating?. Another debatable one, there are so many types of scripts out there it just depends. If it's that reconencting to give you full health cheat, well then of course. If it's a script that kicks for you, its debatable, I don't think so just because it's not like the script is giving you something that putting the move in manually isn't. I think that's for noobs & a waste of a key bind, but some people like it, so more power to them. Besides, varying upon how the script is setup, it may not work on slower pings, which in turn would work out to their disadvantage if they get some quick lag. Scripts like that occasionally will also leave some buttons stuck (again because of quick lag), so no, I don't see it as a cheat.
The Cat with the Fat
1st December 2002
Sorry, no, can't see any way that these aren't lame-ars*d cheating!
...unless they're for comedic value, i.e. changing your skin to get to lie down or whatever, then MAY THE FARCE BE WITH j00. Otherwise, if it's to give you an edge, you're a llama, man!
Dread thinks I'm a special person
28th August 2002
Well, the only script I use is the a sabercolor swithcer, which changes my saber color everytime I swing or when I turn it off and back on......, but I have used the blue lunge script before, but it doesn't always work...
I'm an old time scripter, when I played Action Quake 2 I have 4 autoexec.cfg files because if I put everything in 1 autoexec (or 2, or 3) it would crash Quake 2. When I first started putting in binds to do special moves I was using " wait " commands (which is what made me believe that some binds would cause certain buttons to get stuck, etc; etc. which I now know is not true with the new Quake 3/JO engine), so my first binds that I made were quite off.
Anyways, the point is last night I tried binding the special moves to 1 button (in a different way) & I have to tell you, IT IS NOT FOR N00BS, it sooooo not for n00bs. Before, I would have to hold crouch down for at least a second before I could even hit forward & attack, it literally takes a minimum of 1 second to do either a blue or yellow special. I would never win a blue special stand off, & I do mean damn near never. I thought it was the PC I was using (just slow), but it's not. Now, it takes about a half of a second to do either special & I have to tell you that binding the blue & yellow special moves to a key IS A MUST . Now heres how you do it...
While in-game, press shift & tilde (~) to bring down the console. Once in the console type " bind 3 "+attack; +movedown; +forward" ". This binds the blue special to 3. To do this with a different key just replace 3 with whatever key you like. If you are not sure what the word is for that key, go into controls setup & bind whatever key you want to anything, you should see the word for that key to whatever you bound to it. Yellow special is the same as blue, except replace +movedown with +moveup. I also have to tell you, at first it's kinda uncomfortable doing the specials this way, but it will improve your game once you get used to it. No longer do I complain about how dodgy those specials are & I hope this allows you to not do so either.
This post is in response to those who say using the saberlock & the specials binds is cheating.
I can see how some people can see these binds as cheats, but they really are not. All your doing is something you could already do before, its just now its a little faster. It's not like your using that reconnecting cheat so you can refill your health.
Lets put this another way, let's say you were playing online with an X-Box & your opponent has a controller that can have macros stored in it, or he has a turbo controller. Is he cheating because he has a better controller? Lets forget the the X-Box part, let's just say you had the gamers mouse from heaven with turbo & macro features. How about then?
If both players choose to not use the binds & tap repeatedly on the fire button you know who wins (as long as both players tap at least 3 times per second)? NOT the person with the faster tapping speed, the person with the lower ping - that's who wins. There is no client-side tapping per second scale-of-rate like the fps scale, then being sent to the server every second, it sends it 1 tap at a time which is not precise due to lag (meaning when you get a connection problem, or your ping jumps), packetloss, & most of all the ping itself. If both players choose to use the bind, whoever pressed the bind button first may win, but more than likely it will be a tie.
Now don't get me wrong, I'm not saying all binds/scripts aren't cheats, I'm just saying that I just don't see these particular binds as cheats.