Take that, pirate!

The coolest way to provide “copy protection” in game software is to make some key part of the game simply not work if you’ve stolen it. This “deliberate glitch” makes pirates ask why the game is not working for them, which exposes them as thieves.

The problem you have encountered is a hook in the copy protection, to catch out people who try and download cracked versions of the game for free.

It’s not a bug in the game’s code, it’s a bug in your moral code.

Advertisements

One Response to Take that, pirate!

  1. TMac says:

    So you have a problem with someone pirating video games but not music? I’m confused.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: