AlienFX 3rd-Party Access?

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AlienFX 3rd-Party Access?

  • I have an M15x laptop, and I am a hobbyist programmer. I also love playing StarCraft II. Recently, they announced this peripheral:

    http://www2.razerzone.com/sc2/marauder.php

    It's a backlit keyboard whose LEDs change depending on how many APM (actions per minute) you are doing at a time. It got me thinking that we could do something similar with AlienFX.

    Is there any information on programming for the 3rd-party interface for AlienFX? Whom should I contact?

    Thanks in advance,

    Chris

  • The AlienFX_SDK is located in the Alienware folder.


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  • Tesla1856

    The AlienFX_SDK is located in the Alienware folder.

    Thanks for the pointer. I just heard that Blizzard banned some accounts for "helper" applications, so I need to find out if my app would violate the terms of service. :-(

    Chris

  • I don't play but my wife does (so I'm familiar with WoW Add-Ons ... but only on a user level).

    Just an idea ... but what about a WoW Add-On (therfore using the proper game interface) that will monitor player status, and then the AlienFX app responding to variables called from your WoW Add-On?

    Edit: Oops ... not sure if SC2 has a custom Add-Ons system.


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