English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > New to Emulation or Amiga scene > Member Introductions

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 05 January 2018, 23:09   #21
d4rk3lf
Registered User

 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Novi Sad, Serbia
Posts: 69
Slightly off topic, but...
In my country (Serbia) we were under heavy sanctions in 90's, so getting an original game was kind of illegal. Not saying that getting cracked game was legal (or ok), but anyway, a weird situation.
So, in these dark times (and Amiga was very popular in my country (and all the surrounding countries (all Balkans)), even very rich people couldn't buy a original game, even if they want it (only if they smuggle it over the boarder).
Not to defend piracy and all, but without it, I wouldn't had chance to play any of the Amiga games that time, therefore my childhood would be much darker, therefore, I'd grown up as a different person.
d4rk3lf is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
Old 06 January 2018, 12:31   #22
Foebane
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Cardiff, UK
Posts: 774
I get your point, D4rk3lf, and if you're referring to copy protection, it can be very annoying, so I'm not bothered at all when it's cracked, as it tends to be a nuisance caused by paranoid game developers, especially on the Amiga. Yes, I know they're trying to ensure their profits, but I noticed that not one of id Software's PC FPS games had copy protection, they relied on the goodwill of their customers to buy their games and they did, in their thousands.
Foebane is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sum A234/CD32 compatibility problem drluking support.Hardware 5 25 November 2016 23:28
Sum - firmware update available dirkies support.Hardware 0 20 June 2016 19:29
Question about the Sum A1200 adapter VoltureX support.Hardware 3 14 February 2016 13:38
Finalization of Sum A600 development spidi News 11 14 September 2015 12:13
A2000/A3000 Sum USB Adapter Prototype spidi News 8 19 July 2015 19:24

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 17:37.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Page generated in 0.10878 seconds with 14 queries