It is proper Netiquette to refrain from cheating. Don’t cheat.
Cheating Netiquette Video Games
Cheating is short lived in nonprofessional video games. Cheating in professional video games may help a player financially or otherwise. When playing for fun cheating takes the fun out of the game.
Video Games Cheating
A real player plays for the experience. Cheat codes are acceptable, but cheating on your spouse is not. Using codes to enhance game play is not cheating. Running up the score when another player takes a break is cheating.
No cheating because cheaters never win. Scores do not determine who wins.