Keep in mind your stats will be reset if the author catches you cheating. I was messing around with a song I was having problems with so I froze my lives and bombs so I could get through it to see what I needed to do and my stats got reset, luckily I was able to get them reinstated a few days ago
I'm not sure how they know people are cheating, It can't be based on their scores alone but one of the devs posted this: Unfortunately I caught that guy cheating a few weeks ago, so I've deleted his score. (Shame)
Then another responding to someone asking how people even cheat: Yup, they use a cheat programs which changes the contents of memory addresses of a running program. Naughty!
Curious how they detect this, I used CE when I did it...strange
Edit, I didn't submit any outrageous scores either, 6-11 million which is typical for the songs I was playing
[Edited by espnhd, 5/4/2010 8:36:35 AM]
Edit 2, If they could detect CE or any memory search program then why the hell would they give me my stats back?
well it could be that, or since this is also connected online maybe they keep an eye out on ppls scores and reset them, like in TF2 if you have some program that lets you get alot of hats Valve can remove all your stuff without having you to be playing at all.
So yeah when using stuff like this you have to be carefull not using it alot.
Like I said, the scores I submitted were all within reason nothing crazy at all since they were not edited at all, just had my bombs and lives frozen for a song or 2.
They definitely have some sort of anti-cheat tied into the game, some guy posted a topic and said his friend had CE running and that was all and it cleared his account...He didn't say weather or not he was editing addresses or not but either way it detects it somehow
Luckily the DEV who posts on the forums is a nice guy and seems to give some people a second chance like me, assuming he knew I was lying and had CE running
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