View Single Post
Old 02-27-10, 10:26 PM   #66
nV News Alumni
ragejg's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Finger Lakes of Hell, NY
Posts: 5,399
Send a message via AIM to ragejg
Default Re: Official Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Thread

I've done quite a bit of reading of people's posts about why they think that it's okay to "try before they buy" in this way.

Some now say that pirating is the only way left for PC gamers to insure that they get a quality product.

Some say the developers really don't care if their title is pirated or not, and seem to cite personal (in-person, LAN party) experiences with the developers actually provide the resources to obtain an illegal copy.

Some utilise their sense of entitlement to justify their actions, thinking that if they already ordered the game, then they should be able to play any copy. They slip past analogies and con themselves into unrighteousness.

Look, this game HAS leaked. There are videos and screenshots available off-site. If that's your persuasion, then go for it. Don't bring it here.

If we need to talk more about piracy, start a new thread about it, where we may be able to discuss the finer points of all sides of the argument. Don't clog up this one though. This is about a possibly great game that releases in a few days, that a lot of people are paying for, that a lot of people will enjoy.

Let's keep it about the game, while honoring MikeC's site ethics.

2010-2011 Reviews: GTX 570 | GTX 580 | GTS 450 | GTX 460 | GTX 465
Pre-2010 Reviews: 6600 GT | XMS 4400 DDR | SilenX Cooler | 6800 | 5900 XT | Personal Cinema | 5900 NU

Phenom II x6 1090t @ 4.0 ghz | Asus M498TD-EVO Am3 SLI nForce 980a | 2x EVGA GTX 560 SLI | 2x4gb DDR3-1333 | Antec EarthWatts EA650 PSU | 60gb Mushkin Calisto Enhanced Sandforce SSD | 2x WD2500KS RAID 0 | Sunbeam Tuniq 3 case | 24" Asus 19x10 LED LCD | 26" Panasonic 720p TV | Sidewinder X5 mouse | Logitech MX5500 & Revolution mouse | Altec Lansing 5.1 THX-Certified audio | Win 7 Ultimate | desk | couch

ragejg is offline   Reply With Quote