MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?

SDS

Very last sentence says:
You may not cheat, exploit or use any bugs, glitches, vulnerabilities or unintentional game mechanics in PlayStation Network or any of its products or services to obtain an unfair advantage.

How does dashboarding not fall under this??

Just my .02
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SDS

Because that's a flaw in their own coding. If they would register the homerun before it lands (which is often the reason for people to dashboard) instead of taking forever and giving the opponent all the opportunity to dashboard, then there wouldn't be a problem.

SDS

Dashboarding is an issue that SDS needs to try to correct, but I’d like to turn your question around and ask you how dashboarding IS a violation of the code of conduct to the phrase you’re referencing?

What unfair advantage is the dashboarder gaining by doing so? They’re already losing the game so the only other implication is preventing their opponent from gaining the stat of that particular ball in play - which isn’t an unfair advantage.

SDS

Take. The. W.

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Also how would they differentiate between a true rage dashboard and a player that just has to leave to go do something and cuts their system off? Unless I am misunderstanding what dashboarding really is.

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@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

Also how would they differentiate between a true rage dashboard and a player that just has to leave to go do something and cuts their system off? Unless I am misunderstanding what dashboarding really is.

The “dashboarding” that people get upset about almost always occurs between the moment you hit a (likely) HR and the moment when it lands. People get mad because the HR doesn’t register until it lands, so if you’re grinding for stats you don’t get credit for the HR/ RBI/XBH or whatever stat mission you’re working toward. But you still get the win, so it really is a non issue to a lot of people.

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@schnauzerface said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

Also how would they differentiate between a true rage dashboard and a player that just has to leave to go do something and cuts their system off? Unless I am misunderstanding what dashboarding really is.

The “dashboarding” that people get upset about almost always occurs between the moment you hit a (likely) HR and the moment when it lands. People get mad because the HR doesn’t register until it lands, so if you’re grinding for stats you don’t get credit for the HR/ RBI/XBH or whatever stat mission you’re working toward. But you still get the win, so it really is a non issue to a lot of people.

I get that I just wanted to make sure I understood the actual physical act of dashboarding. Like if guys are just closing the app or hitting the button on their controller as soon as they give up a bomb, how would it be possible to differentiate that from when a guy has to go meet his friends for dinner and rather than quit the game he just turns his system off? Guys shouldn't be penalized for that in my mind.

SDS

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@schnauzerface said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

Also how would they differentiate between a true rage dashboard and a player that just has to leave to go do something and cuts their system off? Unless I am misunderstanding what dashboarding really is.

The “dashboarding” that people get upset about almost always occurs between the moment you hit a (likely) HR and the moment when it lands. People get mad because the HR doesn’t register until it lands, so if you’re grinding for stats you don’t get credit for the HR/ RBI/XBH or whatever stat mission you’re working toward. But you still get the win, so it really is a non issue to a lot of people.

I get that I just wanted to make sure I understood the actual physical act of dashboarding. Like if guys are just closing the app or hitting the button on their controller as soon as they give up a bomb, how would it be possible to differentiate that from when a guy has to go meet his friends for dinner and rather than quit the game he just turns his system off? Guys shouldn't be penalized for that in my mind.

You're right, there's no way to differentiate that. And really no way to differentiate if someone loses internet connection or power in the middle of a home run ball.

As someone on another thread mentioned, you used to be able to finish games vs the CPU in Madden online if someone quit. SDS could do something where the game keeps playing even though internet connection is lost, and then you'd have the ability to quit at any point after said lost connection and take the W.

And maybe they could do something where you don't get "Online" stats any longer after the at bat with the disconnect (to prevent people stat padding mission stats/parallel stats vs the CPU while counting as online). Very convoluted set of circumstances with that idea, but it would be a good conversation starter inside SDS offices to address the frustrations with dashboarding (even though you can simply fire another game back up to continue accumulating said stats, it still stinks if you're a mostly offline player to have to enter another online game to earn something you would've earned if not for someone else's frustration and lack of caring).

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@udvikings_xbl said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@schnauzerface said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

Also how would they differentiate between a true rage dashboard and a player that just has to leave to go do something and cuts their system off? Unless I am misunderstanding what dashboarding really is.

The “dashboarding” that people get upset about almost always occurs between the moment you hit a (likely) HR and the moment when it lands. People get mad because the HR doesn’t register until it lands, so if you’re grinding for stats you don’t get credit for the HR/ RBI/XBH or whatever stat mission you’re working toward. But you still get the win, so it really is a non issue to a lot of people.

I get that I just wanted to make sure I understood the actual physical act of dashboarding. Like if guys are just closing the app or hitting the button on their controller as soon as they give up a bomb, how would it be possible to differentiate that from when a guy has to go meet his friends for dinner and rather than quit the game he just turns his system off? Guys shouldn't be penalized for that in my mind.

You're right, there's no way to differentiate that. And really no way to differentiate if someone loses internet connection or power in the middle of a home run ball.

As someone on another thread mentioned, you used to be able to finish games vs the CPU in Madden online if someone quit. SDS could do something where the game keeps playing even though internet connection is lost, and then you'd have the ability to quit at any point after said lost connection and take the W.

And maybe they could do something where you don't get "Online" stats any longer after the at bat with the disconnect. Very convoluted set of circumstances with that idea, but it would be a good conversation starter inside SDS offices to address the frustrations with dashboarding (even though you can simply fire another game back up to continue accumulating said stats, it still stinks if you're a mostly offline player to have to enter another online game to earn something you would've earned if not for someone else's frustration and lack of caring).

In my mind this would be the best way to handle it. Unfortunately we don't live in a perfect world and I doubt it will change. I personally don't play online enough to deal with the dashboarding issue but I can only imagine how frustrating it is.

SDS

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@udvikings_xbl said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@schnauzerface said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

@silverbullet3519 said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

Also how would they differentiate between a true rage dashboard and a player that just has to leave to go do something and cuts their system off? Unless I am misunderstanding what dashboarding really is.

The “dashboarding” that people get upset about almost always occurs between the moment you hit a (likely) HR and the moment when it lands. People get mad because the HR doesn’t register until it lands, so if you’re grinding for stats you don’t get credit for the HR/ RBI/XBH or whatever stat mission you’re working toward. But you still get the win, so it really is a non issue to a lot of people.

I get that I just wanted to make sure I understood the actual physical act of dashboarding. Like if guys are just closing the app or hitting the button on their controller as soon as they give up a bomb, how would it be possible to differentiate that from when a guy has to go meet his friends for dinner and rather than quit the game he just turns his system off? Guys shouldn't be penalized for that in my mind.

You're right, there's no way to differentiate that. And really no way to differentiate if someone loses internet connection or power in the middle of a home run ball.

As someone on another thread mentioned, you used to be able to finish games vs the CPU in Madden online if someone quit. SDS could do something where the game keeps playing even though internet connection is lost, and then you'd have the ability to quit at any point after said lost connection and take the W.

And maybe they could do something where you don't get "Online" stats any longer after the at bat with the disconnect. Very convoluted set of circumstances with that idea, but it would be a good conversation starter inside SDS offices to address the frustrations with dashboarding (even though you can simply fire another game back up to continue accumulating said stats, it still stinks if you're a mostly offline player to have to enter another online game to earn something you would've earned if not for someone else's frustration and lack of caring).

In my mind this would be the best way to handle it. Unfortunately we don't live in a perfect world and I doubt it will change. I personally don't play online enough to deal with the dashboarding issue but I can only imagine how frustrating it is.

If you play online regularly, it's not really frustrating. Since they don't have single game missions anymore (like Griffey 3 HR in one online game and people would dashboard in the middle of the third HR just to keep you from the mission and therefore earning Griffey), it's really just accumulating stats so you just fire the game up and get the mission accomplished when you hit that next HR, XBH, or whatever you need. The only time it's somewhat frustrating is if you needed one last HR or XBH hit with someone that doesn't have much power or if you're trying to race through a program to discover a card

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Its not an exploit or cheat to turn off your console. As others have said its SDS' fault you aren't getting your home runs or whatever. I'll gladly take a quick W instead

SDS

@omitho_xbl said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

Very last sentence says:
You may not cheat, exploit or use any bugs, glitches, vulnerabilities or unintentional game mechanics in PlayStation Network or any of its products or services to obtain an unfair advantage.

How does dashboarding not fall under this??

Just my .02
O

Funny enough, dashboarding during moments could technically violate the rule as you quoted.

I guess that means we all may be violating the code of conduct to complete multi game moments, lol.

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@omitho_xbl said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

Very last sentence says:
You may not cheat, exploit or use any bugs, glitches, vulnerabilities or unintentional game mechanics in PlayStation Network or any of its products or services to obtain an unfair advantage.

How does dashboarding not fall under this??

Just my .02
O

Dashboarding doesn't give someone an unfair advantage. Just take the W and move on. It sucks but it's not changing anytime soon.

SDS

stop trying to defend this practice its a asshat move and people should be giveing some type of small ban say a few hours because if your are doing because you have to leave for a real problem it wont hurt u at all but if your doing it to be a [censored] the advantage you are gaining is that you dont have to play the good player and you are trying to get and easier matchup for yourself

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@wolfwind_psn said in MLB Code of Conduct - When does SDS enforce?:

stop trying to defend this practice its a asshat move and people should be giveing some type of small ban say a few hours because if your are doing because you have to leave for a real problem it wont hurt u at all but if your doing it to be a [censored] the advantage you are gaining is that you dont have to play the good player and you are trying to get and easier matchup for yourself

You're right, that it's a bad move - but there is no advantage to dashboarding compared to quitting. The bottom line, if people would just let the HR land and then quit once the next at bat comes around, you achieve the same result and probably do so faster (it's faster to let the HR land and quit than dashboard and re-load the game).