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Originally Posted by William151515 View Post
not true
it depends on what type of Secure Rom they choose to use
there's 1 when all it does is check the disk to make sure its genuine
and there is another when it choose to put a install activation limit on them

Every EA game protected by SecuROM has limits. That's why we hate SecuROM so much.
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post #12 of 39
Finally they have come to their senses EA and started to do something right for a change.
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Finally they have come to their senses EA and started to do something right for a change.

Yep, now I'm seriously hoping they will stop this paying beta tester crap and actually release finished products. Easing up on the "premium downloadable content" would be nice too. They don't have to go as far as CDProjekt did and release basically a whole new game for free, but charging $20 for a few new skins is retarded.
 
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Every EA game protected by SecuROM has limits. That's why we hate SecuROM so much.
you have changed your Argument now, to that secure rom has limits
there are different types of Secure Rom, some just limit you to copying the disk (1), and making you put the disk in (2), another just checks the disk during install, and lets you play without checking for the disk (3), and another does the same thing as number 3 but gives you a reinstall limit (4)

so yes secure rom does have limits, how ever i do not hate number 1, 2, 3
i just hate number 4 method

oh and the fact that it does not let you remove the software
but since it does not disrupt me in anyway, i am fine with it being on my PC
but i wont buy games with number 4 method of DRM
post #15 of 39
I am not sure what they said about it but Far Cry 2 from Steam had activation limits. Don't know why EA wouldn't have them on their games as well.
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I am not sure what they said about it but Far Cry 2 from Steam had activation limits. Don't know why EA wouldn't have them on their games as well.
they have a choice to and I guess they decided to try it without.
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Wait people did not know this? I remember how I simply ran the EXE, no disk, no internet, steam off, and it did not complain at all. I figured that DRM was a joke until a few DRM games later.
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Wait people did not know this? I remember how I simply ran the EXE, no disk, no internet, steam off, and it did not complain at all. I figured that DRM was a joke until a few DRM games later.
Um - the games just came out today on STEAM.
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post #19 of 39
Once again. Here comes Valve to help the PC gaming community more.
Great games, great choices, a hell of a lot-o-fun..
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If only i had a faster connection Steam would be a much more viable option.
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