View Full Version : Question about lag

9th May 2011, 09:35 PM
Is there some possibility that player is using some program to hide real ping or to cause some lag to opponent?
I've played few games today in 2 of them I had opponents with ping lower or around 40, had terrible lag even though I had only 50 ping.
So I'm wondering is it up to my pc(I doubt it is since I played dota without spikes later) or what else could cause this kind of problem?

9th May 2011, 09:46 PM
There is no way to fake your ping.. host sends ping request to player and measures the response time. You could only fake it to make it appear bigger, but not smaller. (easy method: turn on torrents)
If he wanted to cause lag to you, he'd have to "DDoS" you directly or something.. which is very unlikely.

9th May 2011, 11:36 PM
Was it only you lagging?
Probably the server itself was lagging..

btw, sometimes i have high ping but no lag, and other times I have low ping and lag like hell. So, imo, ping is 60% bulls**t.

11th May 2011, 02:23 AM
Yeah, only me lagging both of us had decent pings(below 50) yet I had lag.
Is there a possibility that this is being caused by gproxy?

11th May 2011, 09:54 AM
Same crap happened to me many times, its still happening.... i think its cuz someone in house is making your modem lag but its not affecting ping......i really dunno how that works