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|Session Name:||How to Use Game Design to Reduce the Negative Effect Caused by Bot Programs|
|Track / Format:||Online|
|Overview:||Bot programs has been one of the most important challenges in MMO design and operating. With the massive growth of MMO games, bot programs has evolved greatly as well. The existence of the bot programs will generate unfairness between players, and most importantly it disturbs the interaction between online players. Almost every MMO game has applied some technical mechanisms to detect and ban bot programs. However, this session will primarily disscuss an alternative way to reduce the benefit of using bot programs by game design.|