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Old 06-20-2009, 01:05 AM
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there is a game on the internet where people change features of the client by downloading a hex editor and change the hex codes?

What are hex codes?

is there any easy way to protect a client program from this kind of "hacking"
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What are hex codes?
This is a term naively used to refer to information (in this case the bytes of the EXE or other files) represented as hexadecimal digits.

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... is there any easy way to protect a client program from this kind of "hacking"
Probably not. Your best defense is to avoid such a hostile software market and focus on more worthy customers.

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Or base the game around the hacking of itself

There are measures that you could take. For example you could have the executable check it's own MD5 checksum. However, with a hex editor and software decompilation and debugging tools, you could prevent the program from making these checks properly also.

You can't stop someone doing this... only make it more difficult.
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i think hex is just an other way to cheat the game *-*
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If you put lots of your own cheat codes in the game, you can encourage someone to use those instead.

Assuming you make a game engaging enough, most people will be content with it like it is. But there will always be those who don't want to do something the right way. There's not much you can do.
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seems to me that DX lighting effects are the most susceptible
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