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 Jun 17, 2008 - 05:38 PM - by Michael
* Mass Effect DRM still sucks

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EA still haven't gotten that their DRM ways will kill the market for their games on PC.

This is proven to be true by a guy over at the Mass Effect forums. He registered and started to play the game (Activation #1). Well, when he tried to play the game he had strange artifacts on his screen. Thinking it was an OS-related issue, he reinstalled XP and reinstalled the game (Activation #2). Finding out that it didn?t help the problem, he soon figured out it was his graphics card struggling. Well, he bought a brand new card and that solved the problem (this triggers Activation #3). Game ran fine for a short period of time (2 days) and he played thru it and completed the game. Well, a week after that, he decided he wanted to run thru the game again.
Here's to "piracy" - unlocking the games legitimate users paid for and saving us from morons who put in DRM.

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