CodeWheels – Early Anti-Piracy that was easy to bypass | MVG

By the late 80’s, Manual based copy protection has become trivial to bypass by simply photocopying the manual itself. In an attempt to mitigate piracy and with the increasing reliance on hard disk installations, publishers introduced a new method – The CodeWheel. In this episode we take a look CodeWheel anti-piracy , with examples of how they evolved. We also take a look at how to crack CodeWheel protection with a Commodore Amiga an Action Replay Cartridge.

► Consider supporting me – https://www.patreon.com/ModernVintageGamer

TimeStamps:

00:00 – 02:49 Introduction to Manual Protection
02:50 – 08:40 CodeWheels and their Evolution
08:41 – 16:09 Cracking Codewheel Protection
16:10 – 17:32 Suummary

Sources/Credits:

► Online Codewheels – https://www.oldgames.sk/codewheel/
► MobyGames – https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/games-with-code-wheel-copy-protection

Social Media Links :

► Check me out on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/ModernVintageGamer
► BandCamp : https://modernvintagegamer.bandcamp.com/
► The Real MVP Podcast : https://player.fm/series/the-real-mvp
► Follow me on Twitter : https://twitter.com/ModernVintageG

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Jeremy

* Desktop Publisher * Graphic Designer * Web Designer * Video Editor * Blogger * Vlogger * Recreational Gamer

https://videogamersoasis.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

VIDEOGAMERSOASIS IS STREAMING NOW! CLICK TO VIEW
CURRENTLY OFFLINE