How to bypass the Patreon check
Download the GrowthLocalServer
, extract it to any folder you like (the .exe file in the zip archive is all you need) and run it. It requires and will ask for admin privileges
in order work *. Once you started it a window will open that says Listening. At this point you can launch the game. Make sure to leave that window open as long as you play. While in the game click the big patreon button in the center of the screen and click on UNLOCK GAME in the next screen that shows up.
After you have done that the game will redirect you to the main menu and you are able to play.
Help it doesn't work!?
If for some reason you don't see the unlock screen or the menu won't show up make sure port 80 is not blocked by any application that is running on your computer. You will also need to have the .NET Framework v4.7.2 installed to run this software.
- modify the hosts file to redirect all growthrpg.com requests to your local machine
- start listening on port 80 and intercept all incoming patreon requests
- clean up and remove the entry from the hosts file again when the application is terminated
The source is included in the archive, so go nuts and modify it to your needs if you want.
* Admin privileges are necessary in order to modify the hosts file and to listen on port 80