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So I bought two games today, Battlefield 2 and GTA IV. Downloaded them from Amazon because they were cheap.

Battlefield 2 needs an update to play, ok no problem. It takes 1.5 hours to update then says the server is unreachable. No dice. Can't play. Really?

That's not what really pissed me off though. Playing GTA IV is fine, but to SAVE YOU MUST BE LOGGED INTO WINDOWS LIVE.

So I created a Live account, validated it from my email and go back to my game to sign in. Well, now I need to update my WINDOWS LIVE account SO I CAN SIGN IN TO SAVE MY FREAKING GAME! So fine, I allow it to update, takes about 15 min (on a 7 mbit connection). Then it crashes at the end so I lose the game I've been playing for the past hour.

WHY ON EARTH WOULD THEY REQUIRE USERS TO SIGN IN TO SAVE A GODDAMMED GAME? Let me save it to my hard drive for God's sake.

Needless to say, I won't be downloading another game from Amazon or anywhere else. I've never had this problem with buying discs. I'm sure it's all a big DRM scam, and it pisses me off. I'm tempted to get the cracked game off a torrent so I don't have to deal with it.
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Needless to say, I won't be downloading another game from Amazon or anywhere else. I've never had this problem with buying discs. I'm sure it's all a big DRM scam, and it pisses me off. I'm tempted to get the cracked game off a torrent so I don't have to deal with it.
How would it be ANY different at all. You will still need to update and still need to log in to save if the game requires.
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Battlefield 2 needs an update to play, ok no problem. It takes 1.5 hours to update then says the server is unreachable. No dice.
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Sucks bro.
Play minesweeper, no updates there. Rage at those bombs.
    
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Sucks bro.
Play minesweeper, no updates there. Rage at those bombs.
Genius.
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How would it be ANY different at all. You will still need to update and still need to log in to save if the game requires.
From what I read online, the Windows live login is only on web download versions.

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Sucks bro.
Play minesweeper, no updates there. Rage at those bombs.
LOL! I might... I like soltaire but I always get pissed and throw the cards all over my desktop.
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Genius.
Strange, most people i know call me an idiot/retard.
I think its because they dont understand the concept of "grades do not reflect intellect, only interest"

@Spaztic:
It werks man.
    
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Ah, wrong forum. If an admin comes by, maybe he'll kick my ass over to the crybaby/whiner rant and rave section where I belong.
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Ah, wrong forum. If an admin comes by, maybe he'll kick my ass over to the crybaby/whiner rant and rave section where I belong.
theres only like...2 or 3 admins. and they hardly ever around. A moderator will prolly move it.
    
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