#saveTF2 & why solving TF2's bot problem isn't that simple: a review of the current circumstances

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timestamps
00:00 summary of the situation
01:42 category 1: quick fixes
01:46 the treadmill problem
03:21 valve's company size vs others
03:51 suggestion 1: ban all steam accounts with a specific name
05:03 suggestion 2: IP ban all the bots
05:49 suggestion 3: hardware ban all the bots
08:38 suggestion 4: invisible players to bait bots
09:52 suggestion 5: delete all the navmeshes
10:44 category 2: solutions
10:46 suggestion 1: captcha
12:34 suggestion 2: forms of human authentication
12:40 steam guard
13:45 phone number verification
14:23 identification cards
14:49 suggestion 3: stop tf2 linux support
17:38 suggestion 4: queue cooldown
18:54 suggestion 5: prime matchmaking
21:19 suggestion 6: trust factor
22:54 suggestion 7: VACNET
24:06 suggestion 8: csgo's overwatch
28:23 suggestion 9: extremely invasive and aggressive anti cheat
31:00 suggestion 10: legal action - sue cheaters
32:56 category 3: interim solutions, imo
34:43 category 4: what i think they've been doing
36:39 this video's intent

____ (some) references ____
june 16th patch
https://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=62459

gambling commission letters
https://www.scribd.com/document/326551896/Washington-State-Gambling-Commission-letter-to-Valve-s-Gabe-Newell
https://techraptor.net/gaming/news/update-valve-to-respond-to-washington-gambling-commission-after-given-deadline

john mcdonald's GDC talk
https://youtu.be/kTiP0zKF9bc

gabe @ linuxcon 2013
https://youtu.be/yeCuasjxsWk

valorant vs virtual machine
https://youtu.be/L1JCCdo1bG4

protondb
https://www.protondb.com/

ido's comment on Trust Factor
https://reddit.com/r/GlobalOffensive/comments/gfxrn3/john_mcdonald_on_twitter_i_spoke_a_little_to_the/fpybtcz/

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uncle dane, mitch, tony bamanaboni, gold, loudlux, hoste, mountain, & doomy for various help on the video

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Q: How did you make that? What editing software do you use?
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