Originally Posted by Destroy
So at 1/4 completion the game code does some sort of check and if the check fails tells the game to go goofy? Why not just make the game shut down instead of slow motion or drunk effect?
They give you just enough time to get into it so maybe that pirate will buy it to finish the game. Unlikely that a pirate would buy it at all instead of waiting for a new cracked .exe but game companies can always hope.