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One of my apps is being pirated

05-31-2011, 02:22 AM
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One of my apps is being pirated

I finally feel like I've been inducted as a real developer. Do I get an avatar? Do I get to learn the secret handshake?

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05-31-2011, 02:27 AM
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Originally Posted by starjimstar View Post
I finally feel like I've been inducted as a real developer.
What's a real developer? Or what is an unreal developer?

JC

05-31-2011, 02:36 AM
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I felt like an unreal developeróratheróI plain old didn't feel like a developer. I guess because this is just a part time gig I took up to occupy my travel time and it's quite different from the work I'm used to (in many ways.)

I mean; it feels odd to think someone is pirating my software only because I never expected to have made any software to pirate. Did that make sense? Maybe I am just loopy from sleep depravation.

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05-31-2011, 03:38 AM
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Originally Posted by starjimstar View Post
I felt like an unreal developeróratheróI plain old didn't feel like a developer. I guess because this is just a part time gig I took up to occupy my travel time and it's quite different from the work I'm used to (in many ways.)

I mean; it feels odd to think someone is pirating my software only because I never expected to have made any software to pirate. Did that make sense? Maybe I am just loopy from sleep depravation.
Many of those pirating websites use automated pirating systems.

Good job though, it isn't easy getting an app out.
05-31-2011, 03:51 AM
#5
Nearly all apps are being pirated.
05-31-2011, 03:53 AM
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Automated? I don't know. It says "cracked by Magick81 <kaybee.magick81@gmail.com>" Why would a computer want credit?

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Nearly all apps are being pirated.
Really? That's a lot of apps.

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05-31-2011, 03:54 AM
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Nearly all apps are being pirated.
This is probably because these greedy devs are asking insane amount of money for their apps

Personally, when I had my first game hack I felt like a deep sadness.

JC
05-31-2011, 04:10 AM
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Personally, when I had my first game hack I felt like a deep sadness.

JC
There, there.

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05-31-2011, 04:11 AM
#9
Unfortunately so.
05-31-2011, 04:31 AM
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Really? Odd on my very first game we had a bet running in our studio back then how fast an cracked copy would show on the internet.. As a newbie back then i lost of course 3days it was if i recall right and the winner went home with a box of beer.