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I just don't understand this whole outcry over needing to stay online. We live in an era where we're pretty much connected all the time either at home, or on the go with 3g/4g/wifi. If you have issues with connections then you are the lowest common denominator. Period.
You have never had data caps, lived in rural areas with flaky internet, or been stationed overseas in the military.
post #82 of 166
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You have never had data caps, lived in rural areas with flaky internet, or been stationed overseas in the military.
That sounds like your problem.

Again, you represent the lowest common denominator.

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Originally Posted by SCollins View Post
If your product is good enough and priced properly, it won't be pirated.
That's true for legit customers. Not true for pirates that never planned to buy it in the first place.

Witcher 2 is a good example. Sold decently despite having 0 DRM and being an awesome game, but still pirated.

What's wrong with being a good product but still having DRM? If it's a SP only game like stalker, then DRM is necessary. If your game has both SP and MP like BF3, then it really doesn't matter since people will buy the game for the MP.
Edited by Yvese - 10/8/11 at 8:36am
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You have never had data caps, lived in rural areas with flaky internet, or been stationed overseas in the military.
No doubt, oversold nodes and no competition ftl.
 
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post #84 of 166
Well, this puts me on the fence. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 (wow, that's a pain to type with a fractured left hand pinky) was on the "buy without question" list with how great the first three where, but this... I don't know about this now.
post #85 of 166
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E-mail your concers here I suppose, this is supposed to be their PR guy. I own 2 other stalker games and I will be avoiding this one but I will e-mail them and let them know why.


Oleg Yavorsky
oleg@gsc-game.com

Let them know that we are being victimized by their company and the only people who will not have to deal with these invasive DRMs are the people they are in place for.
Thanks for the link. Not sure if my email will even be read properly, but it's worth a try.
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I just don't understand this whole outcry over needing to stay online. We live in an era where we're pretty much connected all the time either at home, or on the go with 3g/4g/wifi. If you have issues with connections then you are the lowest common denominator. Period.
You must live in a city. There are huge areas without high speed internet or 3g service (let alone even a decent basic signal). Lowest common denominator maybe...but common is the key word there.
    
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post #87 of 166
Another awesome franchise goes down the drain. Maybe it's better this way. I'll always remember it as the mod friendly ground breaking atmospheric open FPS with RPG elements.
post #88 of 166
If it's streaming, I imagine us Canadians are once again shafted by our bandwidth limits as well. What about playthroughs, multiple deaths? Spending 100hrs streaming a game is probably more than 7-8gigs and some of us have 30gb caps. Screw you GSC. You're added to the **** list.
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Not buying it.
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post #90 of 166
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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post
That sounds like your problem.

Again, you represent the lowest common denominator.

That's true for legit customers. Not true for pirates that never planned to buy it in the first place.

Witcher 2 is a good example. Sold decently despite having 0 DRM and being an awesome game, but still pirated.

What's wrong with being a good product but still having DRM? If it's a SP only game like stalker, then DRM is necessary. If your game has both SP and MP like BF3, then it really doesn't matter since people will buy the game for the MP.
You've just struck a huge vein of notmakinganysensenite
 
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