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So if you know about 3rd-person shooters, some of them don't have a cross and you have to predict where you shoot. Some people use a transparent tape with a marker dot to aim and I do that too, its funny I know.

So I was looking possible for some code or program that I could run to adjust the dot automatically when the program is run and it would over-ride in the game.

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Any game or games in particular ? –  Alan B Aug 24 '12 at 8:48
    
If you're playing a TPS with the "dot" (though invisible) always in the same spot, what exactly do you want to adjust? And over-ride what in the game? Also - questions about "How do I code (something)?" would be more StackOverflow's or GameDev's topic. –  Martin Sojka Aug 24 '12 at 8:53
    
Its Soldier of Fortune 2 - Though its a first person shooter, its played in 3rd person as well. And I basically want a dot to appear in the game just a bit above center of the screen where a crosshair usually is. With over-riding I mean that if you run a program along with a game, its possible that the game's screen hides the background dot behind it so I mean to say that the cross should stay above all running application. –  Asad Moeen Aug 24 '12 at 9:24
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You can build a small Lego construction to hold a laser pointer and position it such that it marks the "aiming point" on your screen.

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With a slightly more complex set-up you can also make a Blutooth-controllable one, so you can even adjust the position directly with your computer.

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Images and idea from this thread on the Laser Pointer Forums

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Looks good but it's more of a hardware setup while my thing can easily be done at software level. –  Asad Moeen Aug 24 '12 at 9:26
    
@AsadMoeen: Never underestimate the power of hardware hacks. :) The software solution is called "screen overlay", you might want to google that too, in particular "directx screen overlay" or similar. –  Martin Sojka Aug 24 '12 at 9:27
    
Yeah that's great and best in fact but requires some money haha. –  Asad Moeen Aug 24 '12 at 9:31
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I remember i did one a long time ago as a cheat to counterstrike for sniper weapons that did not display cross when not in scope mode.

Heres how i did:

Download free version of game maker, set the room to be very few pixels, set stayontop to true, disable windows border and set background to some strong color. Make a object and in creation code set window x position to half screen width and y to half height.

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