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Glossary Entry: Cheating

Quick Definition

In computer games, cheating refers to giving a player an unfair advantage. This is usually done using cheat codes, some sort of bot or a method of altering their game's code, such as a hack or mod.

Cheating in a single player game is usually ignored (and to a degree, expected if the game features cheat codes). However, cheating in a multiplayer game is usually frowned upon and may result in the cheater being removed from the game (also known as kicked) or banned from playing the game altogether.

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