The Secret Life of Games : Introduction to Game Hacking / Modding / Scripting


Sunday October 3, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Outshined by a sequel, unsupported by its dev team, cut off from its servers-- life can be tough for an aging experience, but as the classic saying goes, “You can’t keep a good game down!” Join University of Michigan game development professor Austin Yarger for live demonstrations of several basic (and ethical) game hacks, tips on how to make your next game more modder-friendly ("moddable by default"), and a historical review of early cheat codes and cheat devices such as Codemasters’ Game Genie.