Do you think the guy got a hold of the artwork and scanned it in for translation or did he sit there and manually enter the data?
About the Win 10 upgrade. Last thing I read was MS was not supporting in-place upgrades to OEM versions. So folks that bought retail or System Builder PC's with pre-installed OEM versions, are out of luck for a Win 10 upgrade and will need to do a full clean install? That's a large segment of users, too.
Or has that changed?
The following binary viewer is particularly straightforward if you have no need for compilation. It's commonly used for reading and editing binary sheets. www.codeproject.com/Articles/10750/Fast-Binary-File-Reading-with-C
As for how the individual got the binary code to begin with; I am not certain.
Here's some more updated info (May 15) about the Win 10 upgrade:
* Updated game trainers and cheats daily
* Get notified when new cheats are added
* Request which games get new trainers
* Priority support with any problem