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Closed Pornographic griefing in the wild

Discussion in 'Starbound Support' started by ArchGaden, Apr 3, 2014.

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  1. Wingfighter

    Wingfighter Guest

    I wonder if, considering there is no limit, one could OOM another one's gfx card by using a weapon with insane sizes, but I think starbound will crash while loading the player file, before you can connect to the server. I find it weird that last time I had a 200x200 sprite for testing, I had as many fps as a diashow without even holding the weapon (e.g. shouldn't impact the gfx card).
    Pretty damn epic but also pretty damn laggy, I don't think you can have fluent fps without filling your PCI slots with nvidia gtx 780s
     
  2. Rainbow Dash

    Rainbow Dash Oxygen Tank

    i hope they put a hard cap on soon
    its anooying having this expoilt being used to crash players
    i went on a sever were someone took out a huge image and everyone on the sever CTD

    when will this be fixed ._.
     
  3. Ignify

    Ignify Big Damn Hero

    Having also made several custom items (none inappropriate), I can sympathize with you, but I also understand the calibre of this problem. Thanks to the developers for responding so fast and working on a fix for this!
     
  4. Boshed

    Boshed Cosmic Narwhal

    Any official news on this at all? I guess if they have gotten to the bottom of this it wouldn't be 'live' anyway until the next patch, but there hasn't been an official statement about this since it was first brought to their attention

    Just curious as to what is going on with this as I would think this is a pretty big deal really
     
  5. renojonathanr

    renojonathanr Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    Just to bump this thread, folks. This is a real issue which hasn't been fixed yet. I've seen several players who somehow uploaded custom image assets to my client.
     
  6. Wingfighter

    Wingfighter Guest

    They didn't upload anything to your client, they just exploited some specific mechanic
     
  7. Yo! I understand the concern over this for sure. I've just asked our programmers what our plans are regarding goatse/particle-based griefing, and the fix will be included in the next update. :)
     
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  8. Alucard I

    Alucard I King Homestuck I

    So is it true? I have a strange feeling that you guys are just being made fun of. Pictures doesn't mean it actually happened, that's why we have Photoshop. Were there any videos? Have you seen it on any server irl?
     
  9. Nah, it's definitely possible by spawning lots and lots of particles to form an image.
     
  10. Rainbow Dash

    Rainbow Dash Oxygen Tank

    YES!
    thanks molly your the best
    i can finaly play MP again
    once the update comes out anyways =p

    all those pixels keeped crashing me its nice to see this being fixed
     
  11. Alucard I

    Alucard I King Homestuck I

    But again, I bet it required a lot of effort to make it look perfect.

    What kind of frickery-frackery lives in culprit's head to spend time forming a perfect porn pic...
     
  12. Rainbow Dash

    Rainbow Dash Oxygen Tank

    aperily someone made a program that made it super easy

    im so happy this is getting patched tho, i can finaly play mp =D
     
  13. Alucard I

    Alucard I King Homestuck I

    Maybe, maybe.
     
  14. Wingfighter

    Wingfighter Guest

    'twas me. I didn't release it publicly though
     
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  15. Rainbow Dash

    Rainbow Dash Oxygen Tank

    apeirly it likes getting passed around tho =/
    im still happy that its gone now
     
  16. Wingfighter

    Wingfighter Guest

    in that case it's not the tool I made, I gave it to OP who sent it to devs inside that PM convo iirc
     
  17. XaoG

    XaoG Ketchup Robot

    ...It makes me frown they have to get rid of this because people are asshats.

    I was kinda hoping Starbound would eventually get a sort of "spray" and "decal" feature, but thanks to idiots who can't keep stuff like goatse to 4chan servers where it belongs that'll never happen.
     
  18. Scythe

    Scythe Void-Bound Voyager

    There's been several made by various people already and some folks have been distributing them like wildfire
     
  19. renojonathanr

    renojonathanr Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    Thanks for your consideration. I don't want to be forced to see pornography on my computer, nor do I want others to suffer the same fate.
     
  20. renojonathanr

    renojonathanr Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    And what about the cat projectile that I've been seeing lately? Any explanation?
     
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