WoW - Blizzard vs. WoW Glider @ Markee Dragon
Markee Dragon reports on a brewing court case between Blizzard/Vivendi and the makers of WoW Glider, a bot program that effectively plays the game for you.
We knew it had to happen one of these days with a bot program. Bots currently exist for most all Massive Multiplayer games. The biggest MMORPG in North America is World of Warcraft. WoW Glider is a 3rd party application that allows you to control your character in game without having to be present at your computer. It allows you to have your character go out and gain skills hunting monsters and it allows you to loot them. WoW Glider will pick up the items in game and put them in your pack. WoW Glider was launched June 5th 2005. Since that time it has become hugely popular with players of the game.