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On Hard Reset DRM

Some of the comments about the Hard Reset demo story below discuss the DRM in the Flying Wild Hog's throwback first-person shooter, so it's timely that this is one of the topics in a Q&A with the developers on Ars Technica. The brief conversation explains their philosophy about saved games, discusses the under explored realm of mid-budget PC games, and while some will note that Steam itself can be considered Digital Rights Management, the game contains no other DRM. "I'm a gamer as well as a developer," says Flying Wild Hog cofounder and programmer Klaudiusz Zych. "And I hate DRM. So no DRM."

18. Re: On Hard Reset DRM Sep 7, 2011, 20:47 StingingVelvet
Teddy wrote on Sep 7, 2011, 20:33:
Repeated for effect, folks.

They want to make money. They NEED to make money if they're going to put out any further games. That's why they're on steam primarily and not GoG or Gamersgate. It's pretty simple and straight-forward.

Sure, but that still doesn't make his comment correct. The game uses DRM, flat-out, no debate. He says it doesn't. Hence people pointing out the error.

That said the interview says the game will be coming to multiple stores and does not specifically say it is Steamworks across the board, so maybe Gamesgate and other sites will have it DRM free. You never know.
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