Tower of Koth and Hardware Cheating – Quake Champions

Tower of Koth

Hardware Cheats have been a thing as long as I can remember. With console gamers modding their Xbox controllers to do a rapid-fire faster or whatnot. For some reason, I never thought of a Mouse being used as a cheat device until recently. It has come out that Hailstorm the famous Athena players in Quake Champions admitted to using such a mouse. Find out what I think on the situations

Also covering the latest Quake Champions Patch and talking about the newest map Tower of Koth.

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The Rival 700

Steel Series Rival 700 is the mouse in question here. Apparently it has a “tactical alerts” that let you feel the game.

While I was recording the episode I was curious as to what a Overwatch player would use this mouse for. Even a MOBA game like League of Legends, where does this mouse really benefit the user?

Tower of Koth

You can set the mouse to do custom alerts… Alerts when something is picked up, a teammates health is low, your health is low, and items. I’m assuming this works with Quake Champions as well as it is customizable to fit any game.

What I’m curious about is how does it know to trigger whenever an opposing player picks up the Heavy Armor for example. Seems pretty suspicious to me.

The Rival 700 looks to no longer be in production but there are more versions of this mouse.

Hailstorm #1 Athena Live

You can watch Hailstorm live and show him some support over on Twitch. I’m not really sure about his streaming schedule maybe I will update this post if I figure that out.

If you are wanting to take your Athena game play to the next level Hailstorm is a pretty good person to bounce some questions off of.

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