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Old 02 November 2006, 20:44   #207
Graham Humphrey
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Originally Posted by Gunbot
I believe the people who bemoan Cloanto for making money off of this software are the same ones who refused to upgrade from their A500 to an A3000 because "It looks like a pc" or refused to buy an A1200 because "It's so expensive" This cheapness helped bury Commodore and all the software houses who had their games pirated a day after release. You tightwads killed the Amiga community so don't try to lay blame on everyone else.
So not Commodore or Escom then?

Piracy did not kill the Amiga. Every machine in history has suffered from piracy - certainly the PC hasn't suffered from it. 8-bit machines like the Spectrum and C64 had huge amounts of piracy but were still incredibly popular and loads of companies still supported them.
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