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post #11 of 38
Sweet. I still need to finish Bioshock....I just didn't fall in love with it like everyone else.
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post #12 of 38
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Good. I am glad. I think activation limits is just plain stupid for games. I mean...Its a game people and peoples machines do change.

In anycase I lend games to mates if they ask. I do not see anything wrong with it..its not piracy lol.

Just imagine this.

'' Hey mate...Oh cool you have BIOSHOCK on PC !...Can I borrow it and give it back in a week ?''

''Jeez sorry mate wish I could but the games activated on my PC and 2K games said I am not allowed to lend it to you''
Agreed, I got flight sim a little while back and found out it could only be played on one computer at a time :\\. (installed on one really). And per microsoft's site they make it seem like their right in doing so because you only bought 1 copy .... blah blah blah ..... and how it would not be right otherwise.
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post #13 of 38
Bioshock has everything except replay value... i suppose thats something that comes with being linear. I never played COD4 twice for the same reason. Mass Effect on the other hand, im on my 3rd playthrough and im still finding new things... but then again thats something i always found unique to BioWare games.
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post #14 of 38
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Originally Posted by FR4GM4ST3R View Post
Bioshock has everything except replay value... i suppose thats something that comes with being linear. I never played COD4 twice for the same reason. Mass Effect on the other hand, im on my 3rd playthrough and im still finding new things... but then again thats something i always found unique to BioWare games.
I'm the other way around. There is 2 endings in BioShock too. I played Mass Effect through 2 times, and got bored. I have played BioShock through 4 times now, and now that I'm talking about it. I want to play it again. I guess it all depends on who you are.

I like this idea. I can give my MGS4 to my friend to play, why not my BioShock too!
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This is why I support sharing Why shouldn't you be able to give something you bought to your mates, like a cake for example! It's music more than games I vouch for here but they fall under the same thing really.

Imagine if you went to the cakeshop and got a cake but your friend wanted some cake too, also imagine he was too poor to buy one. Just to increase the moral tension and strengthen the argument You offered to give him some of yours but the shopkeeper reported you to the police The way media is sold to use by these huge companies. Were there laws there before saying this is how you sell things like this, or did they make them themselves? Now we're just so used to it we support it!

Yes I know they have this thing where you but the licence but not the game, not sure if it's the same with music however... but I think that's what needs to be scrapped. All the system is in aid of it to make that cake shop owner more money by limiting each person to a seperate cake

Sorry if that was off-topic or against the rules
We need a bad analogy rule on OCN.
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post #16 of 38
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That wierd.... That means you could give it to your mates..... Silly
? no not really, its been a common practice for as long as i can remember. why buy something if u dont know ur gonna like it. might as well try it for free, then if u like it, buy it and take it online.
post #17 of 38
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? no not really, its been a common practice for as long as i can remember. why buy something if u dont know ur gonna like it. might as well try it for free, then if u like it, buy it and take it online.
It's called a demo, you thief.
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post #18 of 38
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It's called a demo, you thief.
Demo's are programmed to be the best part of the product, sometimes the only good part. By the way, you shouldn't point your finger at someone unless your own hands are clean.
post #19 of 38
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Originally Posted by Unstableiser View Post
This is why I support sharing Why shouldn't you be able to give something you bought to your mates, like a cake for example! It's music more than games I vouch for here but they fall under the same thing really.
The cake is a lie, and even if it's not, I keep all my cake to myself. My friends can buy their own cake.
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post #20 of 38
^ love that

though i am against overly aggressive DRM measures like the SecuROM implemetation done here... but now that they've dropped the activation limits (way sooner than i thought) i don't mind having to deal with a simple online activation... It's actually given me more incentive to grab a copy off of Steam

i'm deffo playing it through again: i've been wanting to today...

oh. EXCELLENT! 2K rule
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