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pre-order the limited edition now and get the exclusive collector's paper game manual
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It's time the world accept that Green is the only way to go..

No more paper wasting....

Low Power Computing....

Save the Earth will be the rally cry for years to come still...

And if you don't join that cry, you will see why you should have, soon enough..

Many businesses stopped printing receipts, if you want one, you will have to submit your email & print it yourself... (Lame?)
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i remember when game manuals acted as a security device for your game. before you could even start the game you were asked a question like

"what word appears in the third line of paragraph 1 on page 15?"

and it was always random.
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I guess everyone that disagrees like me right?

That wasn't targeted at you! I just meant in general.
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So your point is there's nothing wrong with this?

Well, you're entitled to your opinion. Don't berate us if you don't agree with ours.
Where did I castigate you? I simply pointed at that people in this thread are being too pessimistic over something so trivial. And besides, couldn't I cry foul and say that you're berating me for "berating" you. After all, it is an opinion no different from your own.

I'm glad they're doing this because manuals suck and are often neglected. Its just a waste of trees and money.
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Cool, so, they're going to reduce the price a fraction, too?
    
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Any book is better than its movie...if you know how to read English.
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The only thing that I ever used the manual for was the cd key.
What are they going to print the CD Key on now ?
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Laziness IMO.

I've always liked the Manuals, the artwork and such.
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Laziness IMO.

I've always liked the Manuals, the artwork and such.
But, what will they put in the Deluxe Edition?!
    
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i remember when game manuals acted as a security device for your game. before you could even start the game you were asked a question like

"what word appears in the third line of paragraph 1 on page 15?"

and it was always random.
That was the coolest anti-piracy method possible. Pete Rose Baseball came with a sheet that was an odd purple-red colour that couldn't be scanned or photocopied - same thing.

This isn't the first thing EA ditched, because they tossed out "fun" a few years ago...
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