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GM Bots

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Belanos/Icicle, May 24, 2009.

  1. would it be very difficult for EA to implement some kind of automatic gm thing that basically just wanders each subserver looking for people doing the same things over and over and over (like in a script), then just automatically ask for a reply like the live GMs do?, move on if they get a reply or call a real gm if they don't?
    doesn't seem like too difficult a task and it would accomplish a lot of what people complain about.
  2. Dragonchilde

    Dragonchilde Guest

    It would have to be able to read automatic recalls, depending on how those work. I know most of those scripts have an auto-retreat feature if anyone speaks near them.
  3. GMs have a special GM chat function that works like guildchat, they put you in it if they think you're scripting.
  4. UOKaiser

    UOKaiser Guest

    Big problem with that.... 90% of what you do in UO is repetitive. snf god help you if you move youre eyes from the screen at the exact same moment you get talked to in the middle of a KR macro.
    Script change
    Recall 5 times- rail 6 times sacred journey 3 times recall 4 times rail 9 times lol
    well the only thing that will catch is every other player in uo except the scripters who semi randomized the script.
  5. Bomb Bloke

    Bomb Bloke Lore Keeper
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    Apr 26, 2008
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    Also keep in mind that scripts can talk, albiet not very intelligently. Intelligent enough to fool a bot GM though. Probably.

    Some of the major scripters hire people specifically to answer GM challenges, though, and against these major outfits your proposed change would have no effect.
  6. Farsight

    Farsight Crazed Zealot
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    May 12, 2008
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    Scripting against the scripters?

    Define "irony"?
  7. gunneroforgin

    gunneroforgin Slightly Crazed
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    May 21, 2008
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    How the water tastes.....
  8. Surgeries

    Surgeries Grand Poobah
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    Mar 18, 2004
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    Funny Stuff. My sentiments, exactly.

  9. Lefty

    Lefty Lore Keeper
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    May 17, 2008
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    Heh, A Terminator bot. AI at its finest.