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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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57. Re: Syndicate Solicits Pirates Feb 26, 2012, 05:40 eRe4s3r
 
So .. youtube let's play.. i watched one.. and am shocked

Is the game really that over-bloomed? The guy who played looked somethings in places where 90% of the screen glowed so bright you couldn't even tell what it was supposed to be we are looking at.

Also whats up with those huge ass weapons, they seem to cover nearly 40% of the screen, sometimes even more...

Or basically put, the game looks hilariously cheap and actually crap. ;/
 
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