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5. Extra Techniques

Ilya Shpigor1 
St. Petersburg, c.St-Peterburg, Russia

This chapter considers advanced approaches for game bot development. These approaches focus on bypassing protections that block clicker and in-game types of bots. The first approach is emulation of the standard keyboard and mouse devices. The second approach is the interception of calls of a game process to the WinAPI libraries.

Input Device Emulation

Now we will consider how to emulate input devices like keyboard and mouse. The purpose of this feature is avoiding a game’s protection algorithms. When we emulate a device, it looks like a real keyboard or mouse to the OS. In ...

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