Macros are a preset arrangement of commands set to a hot key or combination (such as Alt 5, or Ctrl 9) which are used to make the process of doing said commands easier or quicker to perform. Often because multiple operations can be completed with a single button. These are all the other computing tasks in the performance of useful, because it may shorten the completion of these tasks required.
In on-line gaming, for the acquisition of wealth or skill points for the players' characters(Maplestory powerleveling), macros are used to carry out simple repetitive tasks. Typically, players will also use more of these entities. Most often than not the product of these activities: the in-game currency, equipment and items of value are then sold for real-life currency which results in an unbalance in the gameplay. And for this reason, it is banned by game operators.
An example of a macro for MapleStory is found below:
1. Left-Right attack + pickup items(MapleStory Mesos).
Description: Attacks twice, turns left, attacks twice again, turns right, attacks twice(then it loops)picks up items after it attacks.
Description: Attempts to pick up every item you walk on.
1. Get AcTool from actool.net.
2. Log-in MapleStory then get to your destination.
3. Tab out of MapleStory.
4. Open AcTool.
5. Load the .mac.
6. Hit the play button.