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Syndicate Solicits Pirates

New Scientist has details on an interesting overture to software pirates in Syndicate that was found in Starbreeze's newly released first-person shooter by reddit's MikkelManDK. Apparently legit copies of the game include an .nfo file that would normally be found in a cracked copy with two simple instructions: "1) Insert disc 2) Play ;)". This apparently also offers pirates the chance to apply for jobs and asks them to consider the years spent by hundreds of people making the game before stealing it.

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55. Re: Syndicate Solicits Pirates Feb 25, 2012, 23:08 Alamar
 
Luke wrote on Feb 25, 2012, 19:25:
And yet another console game has been released to pc smashing your keyboard to open this door or getting free from chair...once there were games for pc now its all converted console games Clown īs

I will agree this is a typically-Console aspect... But I hate it equally across any platform : )

-Alamar
 
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