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Really, I remeber when I was playing Painkiller on steam a year ago and I tried to sign in in offline mode and it wouldn't let me
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theres not a time when my computer isnt connected to the internet
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There will be a crack in no time.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cryarch View Post
Hello. I want to buy your brand new special cheese you have in stock.

Sure thing.

Can i have a taster?

No. You have to pay full price to try it.

Alright, i'll do that.

Thank you sir, oh and one last thing, to eat the cheese you have to hold my hand.

Oh. No thanks.
This
post #65 of 78
Thank goodness People Can fly have always been a PC developer I knew they weren't that dumb. I am glad that it was just a mixup, which makes sense why would the digital copy need always on but not retail.
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post #66 of 78
So this thread title needs changing or the thread itself deleting as this was just a mix up and is putting out bad, false press about this game.
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post #67 of 78
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You will also see that a good $10 game with no DRM can still SELL a lot of copies. In fact the games that get pirated the most also sell the most. Wouldn't you think that would be the opposite if piracy was really stealing sales like most content publishers claim? .
You have it the wrong way round. The games that sell the most, i.e. the most popular games, get pirated the most because they are popular. They are not popular because they get pirated.

You can argue that each pirated copy is not a lost sale, but there is no way that you can say that pirating a PC game acts to increase sales compared to if there was no piracy; it just doesn't work that way.

Who is going to go out and spend money on the retail copy if they have a working pirated copy? Not many.

Word of mouth advertising?

Quote:
"Hey, I played this really cool game that I got for free, you should go out and buy it"
or

Quote:
"Hey, I played this really cool game which I got for free, I'll give you a copy / tell you where to download it"
Which do you see as being more frequent?

Read the article that I linked, it is written by an impartial person who spent a lot of time and effort researching the issue rather than just spouting opinions and misinformation like a lot of things written on the subject. Well worth 10-15 minutes of your time.
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post #68 of 78
Instantly, I have lost all interest in this game. Ho hum, plenty of other more worthy games.
    
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Originally Posted by SupaSupra View Post
It's funny no one listens, isn't it?
We all read/heard it, we just don't care.

I'm a steam user - signed up for life. Give me steam DRM or don't expect a sale tbh. It won't prevent piracy, it'll just piss off the regular users. Like DoW II - sometimes GFWL drops, and boots me out of the game... while the rest of the internet continues without problem (steam stays connected, as does everything else)

Always on internet DRM just alienates customers. I'm a customer who no longer buys physical media, and I'm also a customer who won't pay for a game with this sort of DRM.

No anger, no nerdrage, just not the game for me.

EDIT: Even if the DRM is different, GFWL is an instant turn off. No way, no how.
Edited by SupahSpankeh - 1/30/11 at 3:37pm
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looks like I'm constantly not buying this, the demo didnt impress me anyways.
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