April 29, 2013
Yesterday a new game called Game Dev Tycoon became available. The developers (a two-man garage shop) also released a pirated version of the game onto the torrents, which had a change: if you play the pirated version, you can't make any profit because of all the people who steal your game.
And now the irony of ironies: gamers are flooding discussion sites, asking how they can implement DRM for their pseudo-games to prevent the piracy that's stealing all their revenue inside the real game.
The real game they themselves stole, depriving the real authors of revenue...
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at April 29, 2013 09:05 AM (RqRa5)
I want to see if it has more depth than Kairosoft's Game Dev Story (which is a pretty obvious inspiration). I have all of Kairosoft's games (that are available in English/on Android, anyway, they have approximately a squillion of these games in Japan) and love them to bits, but Game Dev Story was their first game and is a bit simplistic.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at April 29, 2013 09:52 AM (PiXy!)
Posted by: Avatar_exADV at April 29, 2013 10:40 AM (GJQTS)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 29, 2013 11:53 AM (+rSRq)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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