After multiple reports that a player was using hacks to easily win player-versus-player battles in Guild Wars 2, game maker ArenaNet came to the only logical conclusion: execution.
This involved a public stripping, and forced suicide for the character within the game. Behind the scenes, ArenaNet was deleting the character completely, along with the hacker’s other accounts, from the server.
It was just composed of 0s and 1s, of course — but this strange form of capital punishment sent no less of a message for it
User DarkSide had been accused of teleporting around the game world, dealing impossible amounts of damage then easily escaping harm — all in ways that couldn’t have been possible in Guild Wars 2 Read more…