Unlimited Resource Farming Glitch

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#1 Posted by mrfluke (5130 posts) -

in case you guys wanna say F u to paying EA for micro transactions heres a video that shows how to farm for unlimited resources.

#2 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -

I think the rooms you can open with the little lock things respawn their stuff. I was able to get two on that first ship you go to. 
 
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#3 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (5405 posts) -

Uhh. I hope the update I downloaded for the game doesn't get rid of this.

#4 Edited by Tennmuerti (8066 posts) -

Or if you're on PC and want infinite resources, don't waste time farming and simply use a memory editor. The resource values are also all neatly organized close together.

#5 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

@Tennmuerti said:

Or if you're on PC and want infinite resources, don't waste time farming and simply use a memory editor. The resource values are also all neatly organized close together.

Does mem-editing a single-player game with microtransactions equate to piracy in EA's eyes, I wonder? And do you suppose that the devs purposely didn't try to obfuscate the resource values? Am I reading too far into this?

#6 Posted by Tennmuerti (8066 posts) -

@Ravenlight said:

@Tennmuerti said:

Or if you're on PC and want infinite resources, don't waste time farming and simply use a memory editor. The resource values are also all neatly organized close together.

Does mem-editing a single-player game with microtransactions equate to piracy in EA's eyes, I wonder? And do you suppose that the devs purposely didn't try to obfuscate the resource values? Am I reading too far into this?

Reading too much into it imo.

It doesn't really matter what it equates to in EA's eyes. Only what it is or isn't in reality and it's not piracy in any way shape or form to cheat in a SP game you own. As far as the devs go i'm sue they simply just didn't bother doing it, either due to lack of resources, not thinking it will make a difference, or simple lack of knowledge/foresight in the are. Hell Mass Effect 3 had open and editable credit values in the multiplayer even.

If you want my opinion, they know full well, and those are acceptable losses for them, too much effort to waste on a tiny percentage that cannot be changed anyway.

#7 Posted by Demoskinos (14753 posts) -

Welp, this is getting patched.

#8 Posted by IBurningStar (2162 posts) -

I don't know why I find it so amusing, but I honestly laughed when I saw this.

#9 Posted by GnsDemon (115 posts) -

Yup...you can be for certain thats patched. I mean shit its all every website on the internet. Pretty sure its on fox news at some point.

#10 Posted by DaMisterChief (628 posts) -

@mrfluke said:

in case you guys wanna say F u to paying EA for micro transactions heres a video that shows how to farm for unlimited resources.

If you want to say Fuck YOU to EA you stop buying their games completely

SPEAK WITH YOUR WALLET

#11 Posted by Nadafinga (957 posts) -

Taking advantage of this glitch is not going to "send EA a message."

--- A conversation that will never happen:

"Hey, some gamers have found a way to glitch the game and get unlimited resources."

"Really? Shit, they must be really pissed that we put Microtransactions in the game."

"Yeah. We should rethink this whole business model, these gamers are too smart for us."

"Totally. Our stockholders will understand."

#12 Posted by eclipsesis (1242 posts) -

@Nadafinga said:

Taking advantage of this glitch is not going to "send EA a message."

--- A conversation that will never happen:

"Hey, some gamers have found a way to glitch the game and get unlimited resources."

"Really? Shit, they must be really pissed that we put Microtransactions in the game."

"Yeah. We should rethink this whole business model, these gamers are too smart for us."

"Totally. Our stockholders will understand."

Loved this! Are you british by any chance?

I will be doing this for sure not because i care that much but because i like breaking games. I might send EA a tweet though saying i did it haha!

#13 Posted by Nadafinga (957 posts) -

@eclipsesis said:


Loved this! Are you british by any chance?

Nope, from Wisconsin.

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