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Attention, poll!

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Post by Tunnelcat » Sat May 07, 2016 3:24 pm

From what I've played of the teaser, it's definitely Overload that wins. They're definitely getting a sale once they finish the game.
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Post by sigma » Sat May 07, 2016 5:59 pm

Otherwise I would not have helped them, as in the promotion of the game, and my money, despite the fact that until Overload I was a big fan of pirated versions and servers :wink:
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Post by Tunnelcat » Sat May 07, 2016 9:00 pm

I'm glad you legitimately gave them your money, instead of pirating what they were creating. I also can't wait until the full game comes out, or at least the first level. I need to dust off my joysticks now. I'm a little out of practice. Plus, I need to modify my computer desk and chair to mount 2 joysticks. Using only one joystick is so restrictive. :mrgreen:
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Post by sigma » Sun May 08, 2016 3:01 am

All's well that changing for the better.
I would be happy to see you in multiplayer, TC :)
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Post by woodchip » Sun May 08, 2016 8:48 am

I donated to kickstarter and one day will have the T-shirt to prove it. :D
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Post by sigma » Sun May 08, 2016 2:47 pm

Well, for the Russians in fact it would be better to get a winter sheepskin coat with Overload logo :) I'm kidding, sometimes we have summer )

TC, I still have about 70% of pirated games and I still play on pirate servers. But in the case of Overload, I just melted :)
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Post by Tunnelcat » Sun May 08, 2016 2:51 pm

I guess I'm too honest of a person. I've never stolen or pirated anything. If a person goes to the trouble of creating something, I think they should be paid for their hard work. Plus, stolen or pirated stuff can come loaded with computer viruses or malware.
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Post by sigma » Sun May 08, 2016 3:19 pm

No, Cat, this habit of Russian to pirated games based on the old terrible shortage of supply of games in Russia and ignoring Western game makers in Russian localization. Therefore, it had to compensate, turned out a whole system of compensating for shortages. It's not because I'm bad. This is because of the contradictions of the West and Russia.

If you remember, recently from-for whims of the political elite of the United States were prohibited cards Visa in Russia. Later, they to think again, but it did not contribute to a passionate love for Western products, including games.
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Post by TigerRaptorFX » Mon May 09, 2016 7:02 pm

Only game I played out of that list is Overload.












For about five minutes.
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Post by woodchip » Sat May 14, 2016 8:03 am

tunnelcat wrote:I guess I'm too honest of a person. I've never stolen or pirated anything. If a person goes to the trouble of creating something, I think they should be paid for their hard work. Plus, stolen or pirated stuff can come loaded with computer viruses or malware.
Game makers have themselves to blame. I don't buy any game that has the DMA restriction where you can only put it on 1 computer. I think some peeps go to pirated versions because of this.
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Post by Sirius » Wed May 18, 2016 10:39 am

This happened (and probably still happens) to an extent in Australia/NZ as well, also in areas such as streaming movie services - these (usually US-based) companies are very slow to roll out legal services to smaller or less Western markets, which tends to result in those markets resorting to piracy a lot more often because the alternatives are scarce and also often unreasonably priced. The same issue occurs with individual titles, where they'll be released very late or not at all, and might cost substantially more than they do in the US, even if the average consumer in that market has much lower purchasing power.

It's better than it used to be due to things like Steam, iTunes, etc spreading out a bit - though there are probably still problems.

From what I understand a large part of the blame goes to the complexities of international trade agreements and intellectual property laws/treaties; they might be designed to protect people but they also can make it quite expensive to do business with other countries because everyone has different laws you need to follow.
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