Assuming the following:
- the game will be cracked at some pont no matter what
- players are pushing to the limits
- trolls exist
What happens when these 3 combines?
Regulating a troll can be handled if the device / game is not cracked, i.e. kick out, ban etc.
But how to handle someone who comes online with different identities and ruins others fun?
Do you check patterns? (same IP, being cooperative instead of competitive?) Should this be crowd sourced like in wikipedia and add rights to trusted users?
We are having these issues, even though our game has only a small community.
Is the game free, or is a subscription / purchase required? Is the online element peer to peer or does it go through a server under your control? – Adam 5 mins ago
Answers to Adam's comment:
- iOS game. Free version is available without multiplayer
- Traffic goes through a server and is under our control