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been wanting to grab it, definitely will now to replace the waste of time that is Red Alert 3

HOWEVER, is this not a pretty dodgy decision considering there is Left 4 Dead, Crysis Warhead, Fallout 3, and less popularly Far Cry 2, CoD W@W, and GTA IV, all released for PC this year? somehow i think IGN must be smoking something cos that is some extremely stiff competition... what do those who've played it sat
Fallout 3 is more fun IMO than Sins, Left 4 Dead is awesome but I finished it too fast and apparently I do not have as much fun replaying it as others do. But seriously Sins is a great game if you like RTS types.
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"I say Fallout 3 is my GotY. But Sins is definitely great too."

"I just had my friend over today and we played it on my LAN. It was a lot of fun!"

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Instead of wasting your time doing this, just disable pirate attacks. They will still have a base and harrass any ships going through but they wont leave that area.

I really dont see the point in setting it to every 25 hours when you know the game will not last that long, its just silly.
^^^^ I assume you didn't read the point where I was giving this information to the people that didn't have 1.5 or whatever patch they put out. You know the patch that let's you disable pirate attacks...

Why wouldn't they have 1.5 is part of the hint hint... i.e. they used torrents, which don't have the latest patch incorporated in them...
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^^^^ I assume you didn't read the point where I was giving this information to the people that didn't have 1.5 or whatever patch they put out. You know the patch that let's you disable pirate attacks...

Why wouldn't they have 1.5 is part of the hint hint... i.e. they used torrents, which don't have the latest patch incorporated in them...
Who would be silly enough to torrent a game like this which has no DRM whatsoever and only costs $36 on Newegg?
Please keep your piracy workarounds to yourself next time, they are not wanted here.

Also, I have to say it:
Even the pirates don't like pirates
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The AI is Sins was terrible for a modern game... I'm just glad I didn't pay for it. Not worth $36 in my opinion. I'd pay $15 tops.
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Does anybody even care what IGN thinks? We all know that they only say what they are PAID TO SAY (as evidenced by the fiasco earlier this year). GTA IV is the one (and only) true GOTY.
Awww I was with you until that last part. GTA was a good driving game where you could get out of the car
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Who would be silly enough to torrent a game like this which has no DRM whatsoever and only costs $36 on Newegg?
Please keep your piracy workarounds to yourself next time, they are not wanted here.

Also, I have to say it:
Even the pirates don't like pirates
Why is it so hard to help some people?

I bought the game for full price when it was released.
I hated the pirates in the game and before the patch was released there was no easy way to turn them off. So I eventually found some guy with a similar problem who figured out how to turn them off.

Today even if you have the updated patch and bought it from NewEgg it gives you the option to not totally get rid of the pirates, but stop the stupid attacks that occur every 15 minutes, which is just insane and tedious.
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All you have to do is, before you start a game, click "Game options" at the bottom. There is an option called "Pirates active" click it to change to "Pirates inactive"

Problem solved. I don't see why that whole workaround is necessary.
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All you have to do is, before you start a game, click "Game options" at the bottom. There is an option called "Pirates active" click it to change to "Pirates inactive"

Problem solved. I don't see why that whole workaround is necessary.
It is not there in versions under 1.5.

Also sometimes I like getting attacked every 30minutes instead of every 15mins...
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It is not there in versions under 1.5.

Also sometimes I like getting attacked every 30minutes instead of every 15mins...
It was added in 1.4.

But still, you claim you have a legit version, as everyone should, so there was no reason to post that workaround since it was added in a patch.
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