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I think Bill Gates is great.

He's a total success story and has done exactly what any of us would have done if it was our company.

He also does a lot of charity and supports good causes, I have no grief with him.
Someone else with a brain.
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There are no modchips for the 360...

The 'mod' they are talking about here is a firmware hack
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this is wrong, wrong, wrong. if you pay for it, you own it. this is a piece of hardware, not some software license. Microsoft is wrong on this one. yet another reason why i prefer PC games. i own my computer and can do whatever i want with it.
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post #24 of 49
For anyone that is saying "boo ms!", they're mostly doing it to stop piracy. Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft are all against modchips. The 360 is great without them in the first place.

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this is wrong, wrong, wrong. if you pay for it, you own it. this is a piece of hardware, not some software license. Microsoft is wrong on this one. yet another reason why i prefer PC games. i own my computer and can do whatever i want with it.

You agreed to a Terms of Service when you sign up for live, you can do whatever you want to the console itself.
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post #25 of 49
This is great that they are doing this, moding is fine, but when you bring it online.. come on. Everyone should have a equal playing field, no one should have an advantage on another unless that advantage is from skill...
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This is great that they are doing this, moding is fine, but when you bring it online.. come on. Everyone should have a equal playing field, no one should have an advantage on another unless that advantage is from skill...

Now that is a Truth.

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post #27 of 49
From a business point of view this makes complete sense.
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You agreed to a Terms of Service when you sign up for live, you can do whatever you want to the console itself.
i think the problem is that Live is the only way to play games online. what if i owned an X-Box but wanted a bigger hard drive in it? now all of a sudden my Box is banned from online multiplayer games? i'd be pissed if i owned one, because i'd have almost definitely modded and upgraded it by now.

i hate rules and restrictions. Microsoft is used to having their way. we wouldn't get along very well.
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post #29 of 49
Well it sounds like someone should just start a new service called XMod Live, So that modders have a place to go and play online......
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Well it sounds like someone should just start a new service called XMod Live, So that modders have a place to go and play online......
that was my next thought. like the free independent servers for WoW.
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