legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

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legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by avikdas99 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:14 pm

so as we know the upcoming shadow of war will have micro transaction in it.


so basically there are people questioning that why not use cheat engine to get all the resources that those micro transaction porvides.


the answer to that is basically that since these resources now have real world monetary value using cheats to get that is basically as bad as stealing and can be liable for theft leading to imprisonment.

is this true?what are the precaution to be taken to be avoided being caught?

what are your opinion of this matter?

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by Doomware » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:21 pm

I find the general rule of thumb is that cheats are generally used to do things/obtain resources that can be obtained without spending money (just in a more timely manner/with less effort). If it is a premium currency/resource such a cheat can not/will not be made.

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by avikdas99 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:27 pm

but it uses the lootbox system that means every resources can be obtained for free slowly but will also require real world money like xp,gold,weapons,armor,etc..........

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by Doomware » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:44 pm

Also note that legality is highly relative to the area you live/the product is hosted at.

The question of the actual monetary value of virtual goods is distinct to individual countries.

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by Squall8 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:57 pm

Im going to say yes, its completely fine, IF its not an online game. It happens all the time. Take a look at Freedom for Android, or LocalIAP Store etc for IOS. Especially when the devs charge $99 for "a pile of gold" or whatever, of course its going to be hacked. Micro transaction my ass..

Dragons Dogma charged money for RC points as well and that was hacked easily.

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by evilsnow » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:51 am

What are they going to do? Call the FBI, no knock raid your home, take you PC, look through your shadow of war save file to see if you manipulated your resources with your preferred hex editor? Unless save files are stored server side (they're not, you only need to be online to access the market) and you start messing with those you're free and clear.

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by RaDeX » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:52 am

I - for one - will be turning a blind eye on this one; since micro-transactions are total bullshit. I can wait to dig into the game...

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by BooBoo » Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:04 pm

We wouldn't know until they release the game so that we can look at the goodies...

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by Marcus101RR » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:59 am

Dead Space 3 has the same micro transactions, and I cheated on it to get the extra upper hand. No biggie.

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by SunBeam » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:31 pm

I find this post hilarious. See all previous games featuring microtx: are there any trainers for them? As long as you don't touch the tx, all's fine.

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Re: legality of using cheat engine for single player games using microtransaction like the upcoming shadow of war

Post by gir489 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:57 pm

How do you steal something that doesn't exist until it's requested?

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