Originally Posted by Mick
but you could equally argue that awareness generated by piracy results in more sales of a game. ie. me telling others about a (pirated) game and them going out and buying it when otherwise none of us would have even heard of it.
For that reason piracy might even benefit smaller developers providing they created a good game to begin with
C'mon.. You do not really beleive what you wrote here, do you ?
Thats just some wish thinking. Piracy will NEVER help to sell more games, NEVER !
And about massive advertising: We have the internet, it's cheap and great for that purpose.