Introduction: Hack a PC Game

If your game is way too hard, or maybe too easy, you can change it (usually) by editing your saved files!

Step 1: Getting Started

Go to the little flag, start, whatever, and find my documents.

Step 2: Find Your Game

Usually the game is in a folder all by itself, or maybe it'll be in "My Games".
It depends on the game. I'm showing you "Age Of Empires III".

Step 3: Open It

...You don't really need help do you?

Step 4: Find Your Game

Again, duh. MAKE SURE YOU MAKE A COPY OF THE GAME! SO IF YOU SCREW UP YOU CAN JUST REPLACE THE BAD FILE!

Step 5: Notepad

Open it in notepad. Very straightforward.

Step 6: Find the Part You Want to Change

And type in new stuff

Comments

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Codrin+Breadea+Satana made it!(author)2017-01-03

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kawaiichan_57 made it!(author)2016-12-05

how do i know wat to tipe wheni want to change it

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nick202007 made it!(author)2016-07-21

looks hard

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zachery5555 made it!(author)2016-06-08

this still doesnt tell me how to hack!!!

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pony+lover made it!(author)2016-03-19

can they make one for the mlp game? or is it already on here

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hackpapa made it!(author)2015-11-23

You should better try this hacking website, they make hacks for many games and they will make also you a custom hack for any game you want!
http://hackpapa.com/
Enjoy

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ShailD made it!(author)2016-01-18

your site does not work at all! It says that buy an Iphone6 for a hundred dollars and you get a cheat engine for a game. I mean who wants to do that? If you wanna give a cheat engine for a game, give a REAL one. Not one full of useless money-wasting offers!

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arnoldt made it!(author)2008-02-13

Good idea, i usually find using cheat engine a lot easier

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DabasA made it!(author)2015-10-05

how do we get a cheat engine ?

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DabasA made it!(author)2015-10-05

how do we get a cheat engine ?

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DabasA made it!(author)2015-10-05

how do we get a cheat engine ?

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DabasA made it!(author)2015-10-05

can we hack games like township

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Brennn10 made it!(author)2008-02-13

Do you have any description on what to change?

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belligerentbanana made it!(author)2008-02-13

If you can identify an aspect of the game that you don't like, you can change that. It 's entirely dependant on the game though

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DabasA made it!(author)2015-10-05

can we hack games like township? i am not able to do it in Mac .

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PastTheVoid made it!(author)2009-06-24

Again, named the dog Carnage.

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khalid.hussein.315 made it!(author)2015-04-21

can you help me
i want to hack shiya phoneix

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WhiteHatJake made it!(author)2011-09-28

...hack a PC game or use your brain and finish the game.

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freakyqwerty made it!(author)2010-07-23

Why did we need 3 steps just to open a game?

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toogers made it!(author)2009-11-30

would there be someway to do this with roblox?

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irish+meatball made it!(author)2008-04-17

oh yeah... why the russians!!? french are better

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PastTheVoid made it!(author)2009-06-24

Germans are BOMB! (>*I'm Part German*<)

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PastTheVoid made it!(author)2009-06-24

I wish the explorer dog for the Germans was a Basset Hound, 'Cause I named him Carnage.

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punk12345678 made it!(author)2009-06-14

would dawn of war work

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bullitje made it!(author)2008-02-26

hhm its notable , that this prolly only works on savegames that work with a engine programmed with c , wich is a verry limited amount of games, unless you play budgetgames. (im not sure at all though, dont flame me if im wrong :-) ) but this is generaly a good tuturial for a basic computer skill wich is using notepad to edit unkown formats, such as : .cfg, map, .mfc, .script and a whole lot of more , these are only the ones i actualy know that work in some games, for example i use wordpad to edit the .cfg's in my quake engine. some notable pointers for improvement of this tutorial are that instead of normal wordpad you can better use : wordpad mfc, as it cleans out "tab spaces" (no idee what the english word is) if you use normal wordpad in some situations you get all the text cramped together on 1 sentence filled with black dots , if you use wordpad mfc , then those black dots are translated into difrent lines.

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schimmi made it!(author)2008-03-03

that ( /\ ) is xml

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Derin made it!(author)2008-05-03

look:

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stupid ascii art

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looking4ideas made it!(author)2008-10-07

what is that ?

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Derin made it!(author)2008-10-07

some ascii

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awkrin made it!(author)2008-05-21

man, u should of tell the people how to add a new unit/building, and stuff like that, not cheat. if the game is too hard, learn a strategy. I agree that classics campaigns are the hardest, but u can download the expansions(tad is the easiest)

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belligerentbanana made it!(author)2008-09-27

Well, the thing is, this site isn't a gaming site, so this isn't here to help people win, just a little trick that could prove useful, and a look at the things that can be done on the computer. This is a way to win, but I neither endorse nor recommend it. And since it's not a gaming site, I'm not going to post straegies and things like that on here.

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locofocos made it!(author)2008-04-22

The game Renegade Paintball had come config file that you could edit and change almost anything. I made all the guns fire perfectly, as in they instantly hit exactly where you point them :P

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irish+meatball made it!(author)2008-04-17

age of empires 3.. good game

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dchall8 made it!(author)2008-02-14

Y'all are missing the point. belligerentbanana has shown us how to do it, not what to do. It never occurred to me that it could be done, but now I know better. Experiment and see what you get. As long as you have the original CD you should be fine.

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GorillazMiko made it!(author)2008-02-14

Cool, but what do I change? This is actually a cool discovery.

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PetervG made it!(author)2008-02-13

It's not helpful by saying "Fine the part you want to change, And type in the new stuff"

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belligerentbanana made it!(author)2008-02-13

The important part is the want. I can't tell you what to change. I have no clue what game you have, or what problems you have with it.

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Wolf+Seril made it!(author)2008-02-13

This is great until the driver cross checks it with the information on the CD, realizes you CANT have 50 billion gold, and then refuses to run your game. That, or it just automatically runs your original game instead of the copy you made.

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belligerentbanana made it!(author)2008-02-13

The copy's only there to replace the file you made if you screwed up. Say, by trying to give yourself fifty billion.

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