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August 25th, 2010, 10:26
Originally Posted by Twotricks View Post
Its quite genial idea by stardock.

They ship fundamentally broken gold version. With almost no pirate protection.

Than on first day launch a patch that only way to download is to have legal version of the game connecting to stardock client.

Pirates only care about 0 day version. So the cracked game is useless.

Its win win for Stardock

They are both very easy on user with DRM , and the game is essentially not pirated (properly)
Matrix games has done that for 10 years now with their games. You simply have to buy the game or else you get partially broken game.

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