Questions tagged [cheats]

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Do console commands affect Steam achievements?

I've painted myself into a corner and am forced to choose between abandoning a couple hours' progress or cheating my way out of it. Unfortunately, I can't find hard data on if/how the use of console ...
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Will using Javascript sorcery have a negative effect on the game?

I uh.. have been using Javascript sorcery* to get ridiculous amount of candies in Candy Box. I am wondering if I could break the game, encounter horrible game bugs or by-design game features that ...
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What's the code to get 30 lives in the original Contra?

There was a code you entered into Contra for NES to get 30 extra lives. You entered it with the controller. What was it?
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Are there people who cheat around fog of war in Starcraft 2?

Are there people who map cheat the fog of war away in Starcraft 2 on Battle.net? Do I have to worry about this?
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How can I increase the number of potions?

I need help to get more berserk potions, but I cant seem to get the script to work in the development console. How can I get more berserk potions?
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How do you reset timers?

I tried out the clock setting cheat on a throw-away vault but somehow it also messed up my real one so now they both have 3000+ hours on radio station and 70d+ on returning wastelanders.. Any way to ...
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How can I permanently enable cheating?

I'm giving Deus Ex a quick playthrough as a refresher before jumping into Human Revolution. In the interest of expediency, I've decided to cheat. ^.^ Normally, cheats must be re-enabled for each ...
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Is there a way to use cheat codes like 'HESOYAM' on GTA San Andreas for iOS?

Is there a way to use cheat codes like HESOYAM on GTA San Andreas for iOS directly in the UI, without copying saved files? Update: Using a bluetooth keyboard doesn't work either.
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Does StarCraft 2 have cheat codes?

Does StarCraft 2 feature cheat codes? If so do codes vary between Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm? Are there penalties for using cheat codes? Possible examples: God mode Unlock entire tech ...
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Does anyone know where I can find cheat codes for Goldeneye 007 Wii?

I know that the game hasn't even been out for a week, but does anyone know if any cheat codes have been released by Activision yet? I know that they must exist since there is a cheat codes menu ...
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How do GameShark codes work?

This has always boggled me. Obviously GameShark and Game Genie never got inside access to place their own cheats into every game. I don't think any developers gave them the source code to pour over ...
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How do you find the glitch Pokemon MissingNo in Pokemon Red/Blue?

Back when I played pokemon Red/Blue edition there was a glitch where you went down to the edge of an island in the ocean and you would surf on the water up and down the edge of the island and you ...
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How do I determine if someone is cheating in Call of Duty: Black Ops?

I've played games with some friends and they claimed that so-and-so was cheating. I honestly just thought that he was a really good player. What are some indications that someone is actually ...
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Is there a macro player/recorder for games?

A few games make their whole point in levels that are easy to figure out but hard to pull off. VVVVVV, Super Meat Boy and the Bit.Trip games fall squarely into this category, for example. You're ...
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Black Ops: preferred way of dealing with cheaters

Unfortunately Black Ops doesn't use PunkBuster, and VAC doesn't seem to be enough. So what is the preferred way to deal with players that are beyond any reasonable doubt cheaters (eg. you can clearly ...
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Is there a distribution of Nethack with saving?

In nethack, you can't save and reload if you die. I want to do this. Is there a distribution of nethack that will let me?
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How do you set up Portal 2 split-screen co-op on a PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we play Portal 2 co-op on one iMac? According to this article and this steam forum thread, it's possible to set up a split-screen co-op in Portal 2 on the PC. To clarify: ...
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How do you reset the training counter with the console?

I can't find how to reset the trained this level-counter. Is there a command to do so via the console, and if so—what is it?
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How do I enter cheats using the Javascript / Developer console?

I _really_ love candies. I also would like to be able to afford everything in the game and eat as much candies as possible to increase my hitpoints/health. I've heard that I can enter various ...
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How do I change the candy per second rate in the JavaScript console?

I don't exactly have a lot of patience and would like to know, how do I change the candy per second rate in the JavaScript console?
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Is there any way to report players in MW2?

This is terrible. Almost every lobby I join is hacked, especially on S&D and F4A. Yesterday they reset all my custom classes, setting a smoke grenade as my primary weapon. Is there any way to ...
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How to bring back mysteriously missing contract in Kerbal?

For reasons unknown contract "Explore Mun" disappeared for me. I can't see it in accepted, can't see it in finished, nowhere. Not even in Alt+F12 debug console. I got the contract to explore Minmus ...
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How do I lower my hitpoints?

I ate too much candy, and increased my max health too much that I now find it very difficult to defeat myself. Since my clone has the exact same hitpoints as me, is there a way to make that fight ...