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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
I just don't get why people are so turned off by this.
Me neither. Bioshock wasn't bad. At all.
    
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post #42 of 93
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Exactly, and those games are far more difficult to crack into. That's the point. But it's somehow perfectly legitimate for all those apps check your license when you log in, and not BioWare?

Your anger is fine, but please be consistent about it.
Easy there man, he is trying to meet you half way and find a mutual ground. Try and do the same

I agree with everything you are saying, but you must look from the other point of view.

Some people will take a relaxed view on this, some will take a more opposing stance. It's the way the world works, no one is wrong here. We are just not looking at it from the same POV.

EDIT: I didn't mind the Bioshock DRM either, i always took the stance that it wasn't a root kit out to take over the world It was the limitations that annoyed me,and it is happening again! Yet it is much worse this time!

Imagine what it will be like next time!? That is what annoys me.
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post #43 of 93
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That's an insanely good analogy
Well played lol.
Hahaha thank you idk where the grandma idea came from but I just started writting and went COMPLETELY off-topic so I had to restart a bunch of it
    
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If it was actually an effective method i would support it 100%, but since its not going to stop anything its kind of annoying.
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post #45 of 93
Well, this means no Mass Effect for me. I'm on a college network which blocks everything that isn't used for normal web browsing (i.e. games). Bioshock was a huge hassle for me, I had to wait until I could go home and bum some bandwidth off of my parents every couple of months, or from a friend. It's a huge inconvenience for me to lug my computer around just so I could begin to play some DRM infested single player game. Now they want me to do this every 10 days?

There is no way I would be able to get unfiltered internet every 10 days so this literally means no Mass Effect for me. Thanks.
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post #46 of 93
Thread Starter 
http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/52547

More food for those discrediting the 'speculation' of the source.
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post #47 of 93
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Originally Posted by Starscream View Post
Me neither. Bioshock wasn't bad. At all.
Same here, I installed Bioshock played it nothing happened to me.
I don't get how anyone would need to be upset over this unless:

1. You don't have internet. (Honestly who doesn't have a active 24/7 connection)

2. You are probably trying to use virtual drives you cheap *******.

3. Change your hardware every week or something? Most people don't upgrade their computer's in years.
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This is just another reason why PC gaming is dead.

Xbox: Put in game and play.

PC: Put in game, enter CD key, render yourself unable to play because you haven't played the game in 10 days.

People are willing to pay to be treated like criminals? lol n00bz.
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post #49 of 93
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This is just another reason why PC gaming is dead.

Xbox: Put in game and play.

PC: Put in game, enter CD key, render yourself unable to play because you haven't played the game in 10 days.

People are willing to pay to be treated like criminals? lol n00bz.
PC gaming is not dead, however I love the bit about people paying to be treated like criminals, that's exactly the point I'm trying to put across, the real people pirating the games will have no problem at all bypassing this "protection."
All it'll take is a cracked exe, these antipiracy measures are actually just supporting piracy, it's simply getting out of hand.
    
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Bioshock's protection was fine with me. After i realized that their font sucked on the serial key on the box i got it up and running in less then a minute. (Excluding the hour i spent trying to tell the difference between O and 0.)
I did the EXACT same thing...lol! It was really starting to piss me off until I finally figured out the O i was typing in was actually a 0 (zero).
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