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Originally Posted by Reflux View Post
Shame Garry is an absoloute amateur at everything else. This mod is coded entirely in LUA.

No joke, but yeah, this mod is great, I play it alot. It lacks polish though, everything seems half assed.
TBH the stalker series were coded in LUA too.
post #42 of 143
Wouldn't the pirated version NOT be using steam, thus no steamid?
post #43 of 143
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Originally Posted by noldevin View Post
Wouldn't the pirated version NOT be using steam, thus no steamid?
Hmmmmm... HHHMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmm..... HHHHHHHHHHHHHMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmm...

did they have steam and then add a game into a folder or something? IDK but this is curious.
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Ha, well played.
    
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Garry's Mod is ten dollars. That's NOTHING. Stop being so damn cheap people.

I've logged nearly 500 hours in it since I purchased it back in 2007, it's my favorite sandbox game. Gets updates all the time too, clearly worth it in my opinion.
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I don't know what it is (the mod), but doesn't publishing that article render the method useless for catching them from here out? Now that they know, they can avoid being caught.
I think, at this point, the trick has run it's course. I'm sure there are pirates who have already seen their fellow piraters getting permabanned, and chose to avoid those threads.

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Kinda like how they caught pirates on batman: AA

here it is: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technolog...gas-trick.html
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"It's not a bug in the game's code, it's a bug in your moral code."

Edited by onoz - 4/15/11 at 12:30am
 
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post #47 of 143
Hmmm garrysmod is apparently broken right now.

No I'm not a pirate, for regular users as well. Look at the threads over at facepunch.

People are speculating if this update has anything to do with it.
Edited by luvsan - 4/15/11 at 12:32am
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post #48 of 143
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I do not advocate pirating but, how do they know that steam hasn't thrown and error and gives them a unregistered CD key or something of the like? Were the users banned from the forum and thats all? Well then I hardly see how thats a win for developers. Being banned from one website isn't the end of the world. =]

P.s: don't ban me =[
Steam has records of who paid and who didn't. You could protest the ban and prove you paid if you actually did pay.
    
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Yeah, this will work. Then any games the pirate had on their Steam account legitimately, they'll go download again (seeing as their account is banned) and they'll probably never buy a game again.

I'm all for punishing pirates for their cheek, like this case, but banning their games they've bought legitimately is probably illegal.
    
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post #50 of 143
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Yeah, this will work. Then any games the pirate had on their Steam account legitimately, they'll go download again (seeing as their account is banned) and they'll probably never buy a game again.

I'm all for punishing pirates for their cheek, like this case, but banning their games they've bought legitimately is probably illegal.
Ok another thing to be clear, garry doesn't have the power to ban anyone from steam. Just his forums and his download site.

This is more just to humiliate pirates nothing more nothing less even they can still play.

http://www.garry.tv/?p=2410
Edited by luvsan - 4/15/11 at 12:58am
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