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Originally Posted by r34p3rex;12825840 
I'd imagine that EA would come out publicly and call him out on it if it weren't true. Damage control..

But this lie isnt anywhere but gaming bolt... and a couple of one line blurbs that link right back to that site.

there isn't much damage control to be hard.

But whatever... believe what you want. All the actual stories about it state that the first victim was unable to authenticate his game the first time because his account was banned... and the others cannot sign into the Dragon Age II online servers. Nothing about being able to play the game they already have.

Unless you have other proof. I mean I can even unplug my internet and still access games on my computer. Just tells me i cannot sign in because I have no internet. Much like people cannot sign in because they have been banned. Does not say You cannot play the game.

In fact... when the first story came out and the player legitimately could not play his copy of Dragon Age II, how fast did EA respond. It was on the internet the next day that EA was claiming it was a mistake. Any comments this time? Nope.

unless you have any evidence to the contrary.
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Wrong. If you cheat in a VAC enabled game, you are banned from from every game on the same engine (Source engine)

So if you cheat in CS:S, you will be banned from every multiplayer source game. You can still launch the game and play on non-VAC servers however. Your game is not removed...

And it's only for VAC-enabled games, this extends to MW2
Thanks for correcting me on that. Think I was confused with those who attempt to sell their steam accounts.

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the part that makes no sense is the fact that the FIRST GUY couldn't register his Dragon Age II... because he was banned... not that he could no longer play the game... if you pull the internet plug on your computer once your game is activated... guess what... you can play...

people are just being dumb and following the hate blindly. lol
I don't think people are dumb for not wanting to pull the plug on their internet so they can enjoy a game that they paid for.
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Thanks for correcting me on that. Think I was confused with those who attempt to sell their steam accounts.



I don't think people are dumb for not wanting to pull the plug on their internet so they can enjoy a game that they paid for.

You misread my meaning. Just because someone cannot sign into the dragon age 2 server does not mean they can't play the game. Pulling your internet cord is the same as being banned in this case.
    
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I am so glad I held out on buying the DLC for Mass Effect 2. At this point I will only buy the DLC if it is offered off of Steam.

I am not going to leave a product I own to the mercy of a merciless game producer.
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