If you were a gamer back in the 90s’, you might remember Flash games. These were games supported by the Adobe Flash player and were mostly free-to-play games. You could play these games in your browsers as well.
On December 31, 2020, Adobe Flash shut down, and flash games were no longer supported by any browsers. And since ending the support of Flash games, it has been very easy for people to hack these games and play to their heart’s content.
You can easily hack Flash games with the software called Cheat Engine. But how hack these games without the Cheat Engine? Here we’ll discuss some easy ways you can hack flash games without using Cheat Engine. But first, let’s get to know what flash games are.
What are Flash Games?
Flash games, also known as browser games are video games that are played via the internet using a web browser. Some browser games are also available on mobile, PC, and consoles. What’s great about the browser version is that you won’t have to install the game on your PC. Instead, the browser automatically downloads all the necessary content from the game’s website.
The graphics however might suffer in the browser version. And the number of features might also get reduced to what a PC or console version might have in their versions. You can download and play these games on other platforms so that’s a plus.
How Do You Hack Flash Games without Cheat Engine?
The process of hacking flash games without the Cheat Engine is not that difficult. It can be done by following some simple steps. The steps are shown below:
Step 1: Firstly, you will need to download some free software. The software are – Flashm and Mozilla Firefox, with the unplug add-on.
Step 2: Put the Flashm folder on your Desktop.
Step 3: Open Firefox and go to the page with the game you want to hack.
Step 4: Right-click on the page and select Unplug. Note that this will not work with any other browser than Firefox.
Step 5: Here you will see some options for what you want to download. Pick the game and save it to the Flashm folder. But keep in mind that some websites might give them weird names. So, you’ll have to work out which one it is.
Step 6: We’ll assume that the name of the game you’re trying to hack is Game1. Now you will need to do the following:
- Press the Windows key + R to open the Run window.
- Type cmd on the Run window and hit Enter.
- Now type the following –
- It will show you a list of options that you can ignore and instead type – flasm -d Game1.swf > Game1.txt.
Step 7: Go to your flashm folder and there you’ll see the game in a notepad file. Open the file.
Step 8: Press Ctrl + F to open the Find tool.
Step 9: Let’s say you want to change how many lives you have in the game from 3 to 999, then type lives or life and if you find it, change the value and save the file.
Step 10: Go back to the command prompt as shown above and type the following – flasm -a GAME1.txt and you will get a message that will say that the action is complete.
Step 11: Go back to the flashm folder and you will see the following –
Ignore the one with the dollar sign and open the flash file that says Game1.swf.
If you did everything correctly, you will now have a hacked flash game.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How can I play flash games without Adobe Flash Player?
There are a few other applications you can use to play Flash games. Those are –
- BlueMaxima’s Flashpoint.
- The Flash Game Archive.
- The Internet Archive.
What replaced Flash for browser games?
HTML5 is the standard that replaced Flash. Web developers are provided with an opportunity to create interactive content for the Web. Similar to what they had with Adobe Flash. Web browsers are now implemented with HTML5, making them easy to maintain and update.
Hacking a flash game before the service shut down was not as easy as it is now. And it was even harder without the Cheat Engine software. But thankfully there are ways now to hack flash games without Cheat Engine. You can now follow the steps above to hack any flash games you like and enjoy playing them as much as you want.