Help deprotecting old map

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Help deprotecting old map

New postby BugMeNot on Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:42 pm

I'm trying to remove the protection from an old map that's become popular among the lingering remnants of the custom game community on Bnet. The map author is long gone and I'm simply trying to gain access so that I can update the map and make changes that are popularly supported by the users. I've succeeded in opening the map using a preformatted tool "Deprotect" (which probably installed malware on my computer, of course), but naturally the triggers and JASS script are also encrypted somehow, and I can't recover them. Since you made it very clear in your headings that you can completely crack open any map with no trouble at all, I'd appreciate it if you'd help me with this one - shouldn't take you long, and I'd be very grateful.

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Re: Help deprotecting old map

New postby 3ICE on Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:08 am

The reason why I can open any map is because I understand JASS. Even if it is obfuscated. (That's the most commonly used term for near-unreadable JASS with no whitespace or comments or descriptive function and variable names. "Obfuscated")
There is not enough money in anyone's wallet to make me restore GUI triggers. It is way too much work, I'd basically have to recreate every trigger one by one.
Here is an example: http://www.3ice.hu/blog/protect-warcraft-maps/#comment-223
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