Edit saved game files ??

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kabbie1882
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Edit saved game files ??

Post by kabbie1882 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:40 am

Does anyone know of a way to edit the saved game files ?

I have tried a couple text editors but no luck.

Thank you.
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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by ArcAngL » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:43 am

Wouldn't that be cheating?
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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by michischmid2000 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:08 am

i hope that his intentions wasn´t cheating. as you know cheaters have a small p :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: !
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kabbie1882
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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by kabbie1882 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:16 pm

Since this is an open source game, my thoughts were to experiment with how different levels of characters affect what you can do in the game.

Example

Save 1 - Level 9, 11285 exp, 225 gold

Save 2 - Level 1, 1 exp, 12 gold

What I want to work with is what would happen if you tried stuff like...

A - Level 2, 11285 exp, 1000 gold

B - Level 12, 285 exp, 20 gold

C- Level 5, 111285 exp, 11225 gold

I am sure there are other tweaks you can make, this is just an example.
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mahomed
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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by mahomed » Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:36 pm

and what ? this work or no ?

kabbie1882
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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by kabbie1882 » Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:12 pm

No way to do it as far as I can find.
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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by Samuel » Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:17 am

As the source code of the game is free, there should be definitively a way to manipulate the savegames.

But as I don't like cheating very much I wont help you. ;-)
It would take away the fun from the game, when you could effort everything and kill any monster instantly.
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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by sleepyghost » Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:00 pm

All of the 'dont do that, thats considered cheating' comments aside, I have also wondered about how you might edit the save game files, thought I would share what I have figured out thus far.

I pulled a few of my save game files from my droid2 and loaded them up in a hex editor. I figured for starters I would try to see if I could change the amount of gold I had. With the hex editor, I was able to get the amount of gold the game thought I had to repot differently in the save game title (the screen that shows your save games, and brief summary) but when actually loading the game, my amount of gold had not changed. I played around a bit more, but Im just not that good with a hex editor.

I think this is a pretty close proof-of-concept, it can be done, it would just be about finding the right hex value and changing it to what you want.

Call me a cheater all you want, I dont care. As already mentioned, hacking the savegames could have more legitimate use, aside from just 'cheating'

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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by abhishek » Sun Jul 03, 2011 6:46 am

I agree, if someones intention is cheating only there are many other ways...just by editing the saved games file...you can not call any one cheater...

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Re: Edit saved game files ??

Post by Samuel » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:18 pm

sleepyghost wrote:All of the 'dont do that, thats considered cheating' comments aside
I did only say I don't like cheating, so I won't help you. Its a free world do what you want to.
sleepyghost wrote:I pulled a few of my save game files from my droid2 and loaded them up in a hex editor. I figured for starters I would try to see if I could change the amount of gold I had. With the hex editor, I was able to get the amount of gold the game thought I had to repot differently in the save game title (the screen that shows your save games, and brief summary) but when actually loading the game, my amount of gold had not changed. I played around a bit more, but Im just not that good with a hex editor.
Looks like you are right on this one. :D
sleepyghost wrote:I think this is a pretty close proof-of-concept, it can be done, it would just be about finding the right hex value and changing it to what you want.
I can help you on the "prove-of-concept" thingy. I did successfully manipulate a savegame, but immediately deleted it afterwards. IMO it removes the fun so I will neither cheat myself nor help you or anyone else to cheat.
We should introduce some kind of checksums to verify that the savegame is valid. Would make it much harder to cheat on the fly.
sleepyghost wrote:As already mentioned, hacking the savegames could have more legitimate use, aside from just 'cheating'
Can you help me on this one? I cannot follow your point. Where did you mention it and what would that legitimate use be?
abhishek wrote:just by editing the saved games file...you can not call any one cheater...
So whats cheating in your opinion? According to Wikipedia it is:
Wikipedia wrote:Cheating in video games involves a video game player using non-standard methods for creating an advantage beyond normal gameplay, usually to make the game easier, [...]
I consider editing saved games as a non-standard method.
Level: 101, XP: 18780586, Gold: 358739
HP: 398, AC: 303%, AD: 84-95, AP: 4, ECC: 12, CM: -, BC: 13%, DR: 0
RoLS: 2, ElyR: 1, RoL: 1, ChaR: 1, GoLF: 1, ShaF: 1, SRoV: 2, VSH: 1, WMC: 0, GoW: 0

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