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I want this to be known.. I ESPECIALLY want this to be known to developers. PC Gaming will probably die one day JUST because of piracy. Its already on the decline as developers are getting less and less caring for PC games and just port it. Stop being so selfish and just pay for the damn thing. Even though retail is $60, you can buy it other ways. Ebay.. Steam(which has alot of sales) or other Third Party Websites that you can order from. Now i admit.. I pirated games in the past, alot of them. Then i learned alot about the PC gaming industry and i decided to support it. Listen it really is killing us.. Just take a look at these games from SEVERAL companies. Dragon Age 2, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Need for Speed Undercover, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2010, Test Drive Unlimited 2..COD.. SO many others that were terrible ports. The companies dont care about PC gamers anymore because a majorly of them do not support their product. So in turn they are going to give us a half assed product. Which would mean not alot of people would buy the games for their PC's and then this would affect Manufacturers. Companies like Asus and Nvidia and so many others will not have many people buying their products because there will not be many people buying games to buy the hardware for. Even more of an issue reguarding hardware-Its going backwards! Its so sad that a game from 2007(Crysis 1) looks so much better and complex than some newer games. This may not be the case for some (Metro 2033). As i end this rant all i want to say is please stop pirating and I hope more people will get on this bandwagon to stop pirating, because it will end in the PC Gaming's demise.
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I don't support piracy in any way, but it's still just an excuse for developers to not care for a platform that is like 1/10 of users...

If piracy didn't exist, they'd prolly blame hackers for ruining MP games or something.. Always excuses for not wasting money on a small portion of the profits.
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Devs need to stop whining about piracy and get over it, you cant stop it so just get on with developing games already.
If they really feel the need to stop it then they need to shut down torrent sites with their games on them.
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and you think console users don't pirate games?
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Devs need to stop whining about piracy and get over it, you cant stop it so just get on with developing games already.
If they really feel the need to stop it then they need to shut down torrent sites with their games on them.
I still think its our fault. They create the games.. we dont. We aren't in control.

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and you think console users don't pirate games?
Yeah i know they do. Thats not what i'm talking about. PC Pirating is so much higher that its AFFECTING the industry. Console pirating is not because usually the little kid asks his mommy for a game for his birthday or something.
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Return key, anyone?

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I still think its our fault. They create the games.. we dont. We aren't in control.
The consumer is in control. If all PC gamers suddenly made a pact to buy a newly released game, chances are the developers of that game will notice and invest more into PC development. The developer goes where the consumer is.
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I still think its our fault. They create the games.. we dont. We aren't in control.
Its only our fault because we have the option to be able to get something for free
These cheapskates arent going to stop pirating because its morally wrong... we need to start taking action on the hosts
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Prove its hurting at all? PC sales were up last year, I guess that was because of piracy :/

Music industry said this same BS but music sales are also on the rise. Bad games kill the PC industry, not piracy.

The school system is what I am most worried about after reading your WALL OF TEXT.
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Or just put them on steam. Sure you can pirate steam games but it's alot less likely to be pirated by many. Also STOP SELLING STEAM GAMES FOR CONSOLE PRICE!! I can understand paying for the disk and whatnot but digital doesn't cost as much as mass producing blurays/dvds
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Prove its hurting at all? PC sales were up last year, I guess that was because of piracy :/

Music industry said this same BS but music sales are also on the rise. Bad games kill the PC industry, not piracy.

The school system is what I am most worried about after reading your WALL OF TEXT.
Lol. I think when people go on rants about piracy they fail to pay attention to what they don't want to hear. ^^
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