However, in free battle or skirmish mode, a computer starting with more resources than you is usually cheating, since you would expect to be on even footing with the computer (unless you can set what everyone starts with).common, only egregious examples should be listed here, otherwise this entry would take over the entire wiki. Some games have even used the fact that their AI is than home console versions.
Likewise, one should not accuse the computer of cheating simply because it plays to a computer's natural strengths (lightning reflexes, omniscient knowledge of the game rules, and so forth), or because you have a single streak of bad luck.
Consistent bad luck, however, may be a sign that the computer is using the RNG to cheat. See also The Computer Is a Lying Bastard, Computers Are Fast, Gameplay and Story Segregation, The GM Is A Cheating Bastard, Nintendo Hard, Random Number God, and Redemption Demotion.
Sometimes this is justified due to the Rule of Fun.
Computers are often prevented from using certain tactics that are open to the player, either because it's "cheap" when your enemies do it or there's no freaking way that a computer could manage to pull it off at a crucial moment.
This is only for scenarios where it would be expected for the player and the AI to be on even footing.
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