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Touch Arcaders Against Piracy

10-27-2009, 09:32 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Touch Arcaders Against Piracy

After reading from yet another developer who is getting crushed by piracy, I decided to create a group called Touch Arcade Against Piracy with the goal of showing developers that we see this platform as a viable gaming machine, and are willing to pay them for their hard work. I would love for TA to be known as the forum that doesn't tolerate piracy. If you agree, please join, and help make this the largest group in TA.
http://forums.toucharcade.com/group.php?groupid=145

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Last edited by Prab; 10-27-2009 at 01:33 PM. Reason: renamed to TAAP
10-27-2009, 09:37 AM
#2
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Hungary
Posts: 3,949
Piracy isn't always bad.

10-27-2009, 09:43 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balu` View Post
Piracy isn't always bad.
Yes it is.

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10-27-2009, 09:47 AM
#4
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Hungary
Posts: 3,949
Nop. Here comes my very old example for this. Thanks to the developers, not all games are aviable in all country's AppStore. How could I play, let's say, Civilization Revolution if not by using a pirated copy of it?
10-27-2009, 09:47 AM
#5
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Washington State
Posts: 1,185
Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
After reading from yet another developer who is getting crushed by piracy, I decided to create a group called Touch Arcaders United Against Piracy with the goal of showing developers that we see this platform as a viable gaming machine, and are willing to pay them for their hard work. I would love for TA to be known as the forum that doesn't tolerate piracy. If you agree, please join, and help make this the largest group in TA.
http://forums.toucharcade.com/group.php?groupid=145
Cool..Count me in!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Balu` View Post
Piracy isn't always bad.
How do you justify this statement? It's the same thing as walking into a store, pocketing an item, and walking out without paying for it. How is this sort of behavior EVER alright to do?
10-27-2009, 09:48 AM
#6
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: NYC
Posts: 1,112
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balu` View Post
Piracy isn't always bad.
This site should practice zero tolerance against piracy! People should understand that when you resort to piracy you deprive the very people who worked long and hard to give you this games!
10-27-2009, 09:49 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balu` View Post
Nop. Here comes my very old example for this. Thanks to the developers, not all games are aviable in all country's AppStore. How could I play, let's say, Civilization Revolution if not by using a pirated copy of it?
You could create an account in another country's app store and purchase it that way. You are using a very specific example that doesn't really address the fact that piracy uncontrolled could kill the app store. If you want to justify your part in that, go ahead, but I don't agree.

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10-27-2009, 09:50 AM
#8
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: California
Posts: 1,404
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you could always change the country for your store. I dont why people dont do that. Shouldnt that work?
10-27-2009, 09:50 AM
#9
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Hungary
Posts: 3,949
@IpodLady, @SarcasticGamer: Answer to my question is post #4 please, then.

Edit: #7, #8: I couldn't as I need a real address in that country, wich I havent't got.
10-27-2009, 09:52 AM
#10
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 4,176
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balu` View Post
Piracy isn't always bad.
How can you say that? There's lots of things wring and bad about piracy.

Anyways, I joined the group