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That website should, in my opinion, be used for serious issues and not a video game.

There are other, better sites for it to go.

Here for example: https://www.change.org/petitions/electronic-arts-inc-remove-always-online-drm-from-simcity-and-future-games

That one already has more than 50,000 signatures because it doesn't require anyone to sign up. biggrin.gif

I signed this one.
Edited by funnyman - 3/9/13 at 2:01pm
post #12 of 19
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Not going to come close to 93,000 signatures because people are too lazy to sign up. biggrin.gif
No, people aren't going to sign it because it's ridiculous.
 
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Big Brother to the rescue....... When will the sheeple learn.
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No, people aren't going to sign it because it's ridiculous.

Yeah, it's so ridiculous to want to play a game offline because most internet connections don't stay on 24/7, much less down the road people don't want to deal with a game that no longer works because EA or any other greedy company decides to shut down servers. rolleyes.gif
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Yeah, it's so ridiculous to want to play a game offline because most internet connections don't stay on 24/7, much less down the road people don't want to deal with a game that no longer works because EA or any other greedy company decides to shut down servers. rolleyes.gif

That's why you only buy games with DRM that you support, no one is making you buy always online games.
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That's why you only buy games with DRM that you support, no one is making you buy always online games.

This. Vote with your wallet. If you buy a game with online DRM then you've supported it, and it'll get used more.
post #17 of 19
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Yeah, it's so ridiculous to want to play a game offline because most internet connections don't stay on 24/7, much less down the road people don't want to deal with a game that no longer works because EA or any other greedy company decides to shut down servers. rolleyes.gif
No, it was your choice, the big reason I wont ever buy a game or item the day it comes out. AND it's incredibly immature to assume that you are going to walk through life with someone always behind you to fix or alleviate any problems you may be having...
 
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Online drm makes it impossible to play when you are deployed at sea in the navy, and sailors really do love gaming.


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Originally Posted by Tsar View Post

That website should, in my opinion, be used for serious issues and not a video game.

There are other, better sites for it to go.

Here for example: https://www.change.org/petitions/electronic-arts-inc-remove-always-online-drm-from-simcity-and-future-games

It depends on the objective. If you're just wanting to whine then yes, you can sign any petition and write the author all you want. IMO, the big picture is about setting precedent. Companies make billions off video games but there are virtually no consumer rights. It's illegal to put out defective products in any other industry - it's time that applied to the media industry. Personally I never buy a game with ridiculous DRM but I understand their motives.
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Big Brother to the rescue....... When will the sheeple learn.

Every time we do something the big companies don't like they run to big brother. If there is countless legislation that benefits them what's wrong with advocating rights of your own?
    
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