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I am wondering if it is possible to create super speed online in a game, say computer or ps4 or something along those lines, the speed I would like to be represented in this way, where on my screen I am travelling at normal speed but the other online players are going slow, and on the other players screen they are travelling normal speed but I look like im going really fast. Is this achievable in gaming in the future or is it impossible to do, if it is possible what way would it work?

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I believe this would fail anti-cheating tests that most online gaming services uses these days, as it would create an unfair advantage for one player. However for the sake of discussion as a technical problem, if you ran your own server for testing you can do things like this in a variety of games if you are familiarized with the scripting/console commands sufficiently. Most Quake and Source based games, for example, can target specific players for increased speed or decreased speed modifiers. Look at scripting/console operation guides for those titles for more in-depth information, and remember that this isn't generally a script you could run on a public server.

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I have nearly two decades of experience in IT, computer repair, and related fields and will attempt to provide the most solid, brand-agnostic advice when it comes time to purchase a new computer, or upgrade an existing machine. I can answer anything from the seemingly basic to the downright complicated - and will do my best to provide this information in a clear and concise manner. I have a personal interest in PC gaming, and can apply my experience to such an end. Questions related to 3D games on OS X or other platforms are less likely to get answered.

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