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  1. Luashine

    PoC: Reforged MPQ Name Scanner

    Context If the "(listfile)" is removed from the map file, then it's nearly impossible to reconstruct names in the MPQ archive. But the game can still access them, because these files paths are referenced in one way or another inside the game/map data. MPQ Editor used to have a game hook, that'd...
  2. MStylo

    Lua maps protection

    Is there a way to protect maps that uses lua scripts? Up until now I have been using Map Optimizer 5.0 but that no longer works.
  3. gchibeni

    Map Creation Kit

    Introduction: Hello. Im here to drop this super duper map creation kit that I made, which contains tools to create full HD up to 4K LOADING SCREENS and MAP ICONS, tools to PROTECT your maps from filthy thieves, and even maps with TRIGGERS that can be easily copied and pasted to your maps ...
  4. Frotty

    W3Protect - Jass and Lua map optimizer

    Info Introducing W3Protect: the easy browser-based Map Optimizer & Protector for Jass and Lua maps, compatible with the latest Warcraft 3 Reforged patch. With W3Protect, map optimization and protection have never been easier. Our user-friendly interface ensures a seamless experience, allowing...
  5. lolreported

    "Protect" maps in 1.31.1?

    Previously I've used W3x2Lni v2.4.6 in order to "protect" my maps, but the tool no longer works with maps saved with patch 1.31.1. I tried to use Default Wc3mapoptimizer 5.0, but I'm not sure if the result is correct. I get the following after loading a protected map, no crash or error message...
  6. Woodenplank

    [Crash] Unable to open (unprotected) map

    I have recently taken over the editing of the (very large) map: Lordaeron The Foremath. However, we've run into problems. Whenever I try to open the map, I get a duo of Trigger Error messages, followed by a critical error of "not having enough memory to handle the aplication". I've tried...