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What Developers Can Do About Pirating Games

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Dec 18, 2014 2:44:40 PM

In our last post, we spoke about the issues of piracy and the types of people who pirate games. For today we're going to talk about some of the options developers have when it comes to dealing with it.

Over the years there have been several options made available each with their own pros and cons to keep in mind. And there is also the matter of what to do about pirates that has led to an interesting debate.

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Examining why Gamers Pirate

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Dec 17, 2014 5:50:55 PM

In light of the recent news of the police raid on The Pirate Bay, the infamous torrenting site for music, video games and movies, it gives us the opportunity to talk about pirating and what game developers need to know to respond properly. 

Piracy has been a part of the industry for years now and despite continued efforts from developers and law enforcement, is not going away anytime soon. It is extremely important for new developers to understand its impact and reach.

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