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    Hacking Games

    If I have a good understanding of C and the windows api, do I have a good chance of making a game hacking program that can change stats and such?

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    Why would you want to make hacks for a game?

    Is it OK for you to destroy others gaming experience just so you can have some extra fun?

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    No coding exp is needed to hack games.

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    Still I would like to do it with coding. Most of the hacking I've
    seen for games is with a custom program

    h3ro responce-definitely!

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    h3ro responce-definitely!
    I hope No-one helps you!

    It says a bit about you, when your willing to destroy for other just for your own fun.

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    herWter - we hope you use it just as a learning experience (programming).
    of course, we don't know if it is your intention or not, but take this as a friendly suggestion.
    Last edited by pc2-brazil; 09-01-2008 at 05:56 PM.

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    I'm not going to ruin the fun for others. I really do just seek it as a learning experience(or maybe just to mess around with my friends). I hate people that hack games as much as the next guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by herWter View Post
    If I have a good understanding of C and the windows api, do I have a good chance of making a game hacking program that can change stats and such?
    No, not really. Binaries are not typically written in C.

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    What do you mean by binary?

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    A binary is a program or shared library/dll, usually from compiling a source file in a non-machine readable language. It's called a binary because it is more or less machine-readable.

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    The way trainers are usually done is by finding addresses in the game's memory to change what you want and writing a program using API calls like WriteProcessMemory to change the values in the game's memory. Of course, most newer games require assembly hacking because regular stats etc are dynamic (stored somewhere different every time the game runs).

    Quote Originally Posted by h3ro View Post
    Why would you want to make hacks for a game?

    Is it OK for you to destroy others gaming experience just so you can have some extra fun?
    Offline gaming still exists, you know.
    Last edited by Viper187; 09-01-2008 at 06:49 PM.

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    Is that it? This can be very easily done with ArtMoney or Cheatengine.

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    > do I have a good chance of making a game hacking program that can change stats and such?
    An average chance of making it.
    But no chance of getting caught using it for very long.

    At which point, you either find yourself banned from the community, or your licence key revoked and it's GAME OVER for you.
    If you dance barefoot on the broken glass of undefined behaviour, you've got to expect the occasional cut.
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    Quote Originally Posted by herWter View Post
    If I have a good understanding of C and the windows api, do I have a good chance of making a game hacking program that can change stats and such?
    If you're even not able to do that, you know nothing about Win32 api .....

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    Actually I do. I pretty good at c and the windows api.

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