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I played BioShock 2 before BioShock 1. I got used to the BioShock 2 hacking mini-game, which is much faster to finish and does not stop the game while you're hacking (fight while you hack!), unlike BioShock 1's hacking mini-game, which is tedious to me and stops the game while you hack.

I find BioShock 1's hacking mini-game an exercise in frustration, since I have hacking OCD and have a habit of hacking every hackable item in sight in BioShock 2 - including security bots attacking me, turrets thrown by Big Daddies, etc. (I'm a master hacker in BioShock 2, in that I don't need a gene tonic to make hacking easier or even use plasmids on machines.)*

So, is there a way to change/mod/reconfigure BioShock 1's hacking mini-game, to something less tedious?

Note: I'm not looking for tips on how to effectively play the hacking mini-game or to use the auto-hack tool or buyout instead (there's already a wiki article about that). I'm looking to know how to either skip the hacking minigame through, for example: configuration modification, console commands/cheat codes (infinite auto-hack tool), trainers, mods, etc., that will effectively make a machine hacked, every time I try to hack one, skipping the mini-game. That, or make it significantly faster and less tedious to do, or convert it to BioShock 2's single player or multi-player hacking system.


* Also, there's quicksave/load =)
† "Hacking appears in BioShock 2's multiplayer experience as a much simpler rendition of the single-player form of hacking. Attempting to hack a machine in multiplayer does not result in a minigame, but instead, a loading bar on screen. Once the bar is full, the hack is complete and the machine is friendly to the player."

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Buying out the machines cost very little and wastes no time. Auto hacks are also useful. However, the safes have a high buyout rate. If you search around awhile you could find a mod, but considering the low buyout rate, as long as you are not low on cash a mod shouldn't be necessary.

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