Posts Tagged ‘Piracy’

Don’t Buy Used Games, Pirate Instead

My very first actual post on this blog dealt with the issue of piracy – or rather the point that it isn’t much of an issue at all in my opinion.  What is an issue is the sale of used games, resulting in my support for EA’s Project Ten Dollar (and similar schemes.) And look, […]

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Wallet Voting

A common reaction to any dick moves made by publishers or game companies is to tell people to vote with their wallets and simply not buy the offending games. There’s also quite a large amount of gamers out there that complain about the fact that we are still buying games from those companies and are […]

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But I Wanted to be a Ninja Instead

So Octale, of Versus the World fame, linked a webcomic on the topic of digital rights management (DRM) yesterday. The strip really is funny because it’s true, but it’s also quite sad at the same time. I can absolutely feel the pain of the guy in the comic: I buy a lot of audio books […]

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Piracy – is it really a problem?

There has been a discussion over in the wcradio.com forums about piracy that I found very thought provoking. Personally I haven’t pirated a game in years and refuse to do so because I believe in supporting development studios. That doesn’t mean, however, that I think piracy is a problem at all.

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