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DOSBox Cheat System

Postby erfg12 » 2019-1-08 @ 14:14

I made a little cheat system for DOSBox. It technically works better than DOSShark because it doesn't rely on version specific builds.

Here's a video explaining how it works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0U3lQc_9cCk

Project page: https://github.com/erfg12/dosbox-cheats
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Re: DOSBox Cheat System

Postby krcroft » 2019-1-08 @ 15:59

This is a great addition - and a very nice and elegant implementation as well! As somone with limited gaming time, cheats can bring a new dimension to some games or open up new levels and such.. so I find them a fun addition to use every now and then.

Do you have plans to add runtime features? (l'm thinking hotkeys to allow toggling them on or off, perhaps with a little audio or visual indicator).

Regarding the cheats themselves, I've forgotten if there was a DOS-baeed TSR cheat tool that scanned for memory changes. Is there something you recommend or do you know of a database of compatible cheats/values? Edit: I see at 5:22 in your video you recommend Cheat Engine and show how to link it to DOSBox; nice!
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Re: DOSBox Cheat System

Postby Dominus » 2019-1-08 @ 18:39

ooohh, interesting. Nice.

Now a plugin system would make sense
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Re: DOSBox Cheat System

Postby ripa » 2019-1-08 @ 20:56

I'd just like to compliment you on readable code :)
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