Game mode: Online official
Type of issue: Exploit
Server type: PvP
For the love of god Funcom, please FIX the UNDERMESHING exploit!!! Fix the root cause, since the things you have been trying, have not stopped it.
I have no freaking clue how cheaters get under, nor do I care or want to know how and it’s not the point of this post. The following is what I DO KNOW, and I hope this can also help legit players at least have some chance to root out the cheaters.
Many times now I have found evidence of some cheating clan likely under-meshing, and then I check closely as follows:
- strange decoy or useless building stuff …OR… there is land claim even though nothing can be seen
- then to check to see if it’s a potential under-mesh spot, in single user, see if you can find a place to stand and build under there using admin panel ghost mode to first get inside (if you can do this, then someone who knows how to get there online can under-mesh)
Other evidence includes sometimes:
- being able to see something built looking through a crack in structure or terrain (using first-person view can help after you try to squeeze into a crack)
- hearing thralls but nothing in sight
- getting a dancer buff from nowhere
- blowing a bomb and seeing players and/or thrall health bars UNDER the MESH (note a player is a container too and could be used for that purpose)
- a container of some type used to pass stuff down, Ive seen vaults used for this
- a player pops out of the ground, magically
What can we the legit players do about it? God it! Yes this does work. Its time consuming but it works. You don’t need to destroy 100k foundations for it to be effective. Chests, crafting stations, and players being used as containers are destroyed very easily and the stuff despawns unless the cheater gets there fast.
FunCom, I can provide you with several example locations where it’s been done on server 1808. Sadly the locations I have found would be just the tip of the iceberg. Some I’ve godded and removed and taken land claim to try and prevent. Some are in use by cheaters right now. Let me know if you want the details. Let me know if you are willing to come and remove the cheaters and/or their stuff!
Please provide a step-by-step process of how the bug can be reproduced. The more details you provide us with the easier it will be for us to find and fix the bug:
- watch for the cheating crap listed above, then realize how much you are being screwed over by cheaters
- watch this problem constantly being reported to FunCom and funcom claims to fix it multiple times but it’s NOT FIXED
- God the site of under-mesh, then take land claim to prevent it, since FunCom is not doing anything successfully
- once it disgusts you too much to stand it, try a post like this, hoping you won’t reach the point of quitting the game