10 Anti-Piracy Measures In Video Games That Were Total Genius

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Комментарии: 5 383

  • BruhMonJee
    BruhMonJee 8 часов назад

    Surprisingly.. YOU can Download FALLOUT 3, New Vegas, and all the PC Versions for Free and there is No Issue What So Ever.. Does this mean Bethesda removed Breakable Weaponry and Clothing in FALLOUT 4 because they Just Don't Care? - Hey Great Video Overall 👍!!

  • chouchiha69
    chouchiha69 11 часов назад

    There should be a second vid of this, as I know of a couple more games with some pretty great ones. There is a minor one in Sims 3, where dragon eggs don't hatch if you rip a copy of Dragon Isle.

  • Guy Gibson
    Guy Gibson 12 часов назад

    then game developers like EA release 40% of their new game at full price and make us buy the rest as DLC. like okay :)

  • TheBadassRaven 3692
    TheBadassRaven 3692 1 день назад

    My idea for an anti-piracy measure: when you click "Play", the menu screen glitches up and the game transforms into a childish, crudely made edutainment minigame, which simulates an ethics class about not stealing. Who would like to go into buisness with me?

  • Bewaretheopinions !!!
    Bewaretheopinions !!! 1 день назад

    Piracy is justified unless a demo of the game exists IMO, the very majority of people who pirate games do it to test the game in the absence of a demo. People who play pirated games legitimately can die, tho.

  • Chocolate Mind
    Chocolate Mind 2 дня назад

    Wait what? EA? Smart? Ea could barely come up with the idea of making an actual game! In fact they had to be pulled away from battlefront 2 so they couldn't ruin it!

  • kingofbudokai
    kingofbudokai 3 дня назад

    EVERY game should use the spyro version of piracy punishing.

  • Giorgos Apoel
    Giorgos Apoel 3 дня назад

    Hey, I was happy paying 20 euros for a game on PS2 and the companies still made millions. Now it's 50-70 and the companies make billions. Who's the thief?

  • A 7819
    A 7819 3 дня назад

    And that's why almost every game now is a multiplayer game with no deep stories or playthroughs, not mentioned the high prices of games as a result of the piracy.
    Like someone said "give the man a mask and he will show you his real face"

  • Apple Eater
    Apple Eater 5 дней назад

    however pirates overcome those

  • Bojan Kurbalija
    Bojan Kurbalija 5 дней назад

    pink scorpion?

  • vxyc xycyxadq
    vxyc xycyxadq 6 дней назад

    the moment i heard skullgirls it was already a dislike

  • Glatix
    Glatix 6 дней назад

    I only pirate games that cost money.

  • Jim G
    Jim G 7 дней назад

    Wanna kill piracy forever? Stop releasing games on the PC platform.

  • zoolex999
    zoolex999 9 дней назад

    There should be more games with these anti-pirate measures, though being forced to use discs to play games or be forced to have a stable internet connection is not the way. People who wear-out discs from over playing get somewhat annoyed when the discs need to be replaced. I'm sure everyone knows what I mean. It is nice to have a game, but to play a game to death is a bit much. Such as my CnC3KW disc, I have worn it out (5 physical cracks on the disc, preventing it from running), but to get a new copy anywhere is impossible unless you want to spend £20 or more. Not so bad, but for the fact the same game is only £7.99 in Origin store and the only way to purchase the disc is via online (the whole point of not using an online retailer is to not have the hindrance of putting sensitive information into a PC). What is everyone else's opinion?

  • TheMadScientistRael
    TheMadScientistRael 10 дней назад

    No Earthbound/Mother 2? Easily the best example of this.

  • TenzoG
    TenzoG 10 дней назад

    I could easily patch this with Anti-Piracy Measures Patcher. Game developers cant stop experienced pirates.

  • Max
    Max 10 дней назад

    You can't steal something designed to steal your money. It's called justice aka fuck you to P2W, DLCs, microtransactions and subscriptions. I can't remember the last game that wasn't a rip off asides from POE. Fuck all of you who take pity on greedy devs.

  • Arron Harrington
    Arron Harrington 11 дней назад

    I downloaded a lot of GameCube games to play on my Wii using Nintendon't. It doesn't matter because those games are not being made anymore.

  • Numbat Watch
    Numbat Watch 12 дней назад

    4:25 Crashie poo!!

  • DonGarcia_
    DonGarcia_ 12 дней назад

    The spyro thing happened to me :(

  • Kush Singh
    Kush Singh 13 дней назад

    what's so wrong with pirating games..... I mean cmon, they are just some damn games...grow up kids!

  • Odester117
    Odester117 14 дней назад

    Oh boy do I miss Spyro...

  • Jesse Pinkman
    Jesse Pinkman 14 дней назад

    Wait, wait wait...
    If developers can do that to pirated games, why won't they just make pirated games unplayable? I don't get it...

  • frajh adri
    frajh adri 14 дней назад

    all these games... ARE SHIT

  • juggos205622
    juggos205622 14 дней назад

    Nice to see 2000 clueless crybabies on the Internet who thinks they have the right to dictate who gets paid for their work.

  • Miloš Lazarski
    Miloš Lazarski 15 дней назад

    LOL Pirated Mirror's Edge, Crysis and Witcher 2 worked fine

  • Legendary super lord popo
    Legendary super lord popo 15 дней назад

    The ammount of people supporting piracy is too damn high...

  • Pearfulmod
    Pearfulmod 16 дней назад

    if i was a game developer, i would add a feature in pirated games where every time you kill an enemy, it changes the entire hotkeys, and removes the set to default button.

  • Dokdiamant
    Dokdiamant 16 дней назад

    That with the Self destruct Units in RA2 if you use a pirated Copy isn't SO true.
    Yes they will do it, but not because it was pirated, but because you used a wrong registration code or have made an error there, for example put in a B insted of a eight.
    That have the same effect as is described here.

    So I think it hase more to do with a legal Code, insted of using a hacked Version.

  • bamjam1
    bamjam1 16 дней назад

    Darksouls 1 had some OP invader NPC's that killed everyone who was playing online before the official date lol

  • Jo Viljar Haugstulen
    Jo Viljar Haugstulen 17 дней назад

    That's fine and all though it really sucks when the DRM stuff hampers players who buy the game... especially so when there was all that always on DRM which sometimes was unstable or unresponsive and was a real pain to deal with.... well at least the pirates had the luxury of not having to deal with it once they were able to get the game to run without the intrusive and annoying DRM

    Well luckily I only played one game which had annoying DRM which was heroes 6 and it at least got better

  • marylain69
    marylain69 18 дней назад

    2,654 people who watched this video didn't like being reminded of their sin.

  • PuffMapper
    PuffMapper 19 дней назад

    If I were a game developer, I would make it so that pirated copies have all the levels in reverse: hitting the thief right away with what was supposed to be the final boss battle, and then finishing with the tutorial level. When the players inevitably couldn't get past this "first" level, a condescending error message would pop up--something along the lines of "Aww, is this game too hard for you? Well, maybe you should've thought about that before you pirated it, ya moron!"

  • Pedro Castro
    Pedro Castro 21 день назад

    If i were the game dev i would have made all the npc attack the character from the start of the game and no matter where you go in the game you'll get chased by an angry mob full of pikmins

  • Henry Edquiban
    Henry Edquiban 23 дня назад

    Mirror's Edge walking -_-

  • thechampuru
    thechampuru 23 дня назад

    Piracy pussies, I love this!

  • Mr Galactus
    Mr Galactus 23 дня назад

    The best counter measure to pirate is making a good game. The witcher 3 proved that point. No drm at all in the game and it still sold insanely well.

  • Nedo
    Nedo 24 дня назад

    Porn little pony!

  • Julian Rietveld
    Julian Rietveld 24 дня назад

    I would just make my videogames turn into a horrorgame after piracy.

  • Patrick Star
    Patrick Star 24 дня назад

    2:43 I love how these idiots don't seem to realise that there is a mouse icon next to your name which indicates you have the game, if not you don't have the game. I have seen plenty of people asking for help on steam exclusive indie title discussions, fun times :)

  • :D Nightmare20l FTW :D
    :D Nightmare20l FTW :D 25 дней назад

    Arkham Asylum doesn't let you glide on pirated copies

  • Cabbages Trigger me
    Cabbages Trigger me 25 дней назад

    no undertale? wow. but i wont judge. it all is well until flowey says "Sorry bub,this is a pirated version of the game." and i have heard the logo turns into a pirate ship.

  • Krad eily
    Krad eily 26 дней назад

    Better question who the hell pirates spyro 3???

  • Chaotix
    Chaotix 27 дней назад

    when I was younger. I used to pirate games. but then I found out the consequences I deleted all of it and bought it on steam

  • Adeel Raza
    Adeel Raza 28 дней назад

    2k Pirates dislike it 😃😄

  • Cinos the Dense potato
    Cinos the Dense potato 28 дней назад

    I got an idea.
    The game starts you off with a pirate hat and a flintlock, instead of whatever its supposed to be.
    You will be able to play until the tutorial character sees you and just straight up shoots you.
    Then the game is deleted from your computer and you must try to pirate it again to get the same results.

  • The Dank Elf
    The Dank Elf 28 дней назад

    you can just install a patch/crack for mirrors edge to fixs it -_-

  • Nathan Hamberg
    Nathan Hamberg 29 дней назад

    that's awesome

  • Fear Induced
    Fear Induced 29 дней назад

    Things like this don't happen unless the company who made the game uploaded their, "Anti-Piracy" version of the game to a website for downloading pirated games, and you happen to choose that one. You can just delete it and find a different up-loader from that website other than the original up-loader you got it from. Unless the company finds you specifically playing their game cracked, and basically hacks your computer to upload modified files to your game without your consent. Then again, you can just disconnect from the internet before playing. There's a lot of these videos I find on YouTube, where they act like companies have full access and knowledge to who pirated their game..... They really don't. It's not like their standing there talking to each other at there development studio, when all of the sudden their computer goes, "Beep beep", and they go, "Oh, looks like we better screw with them for illegally downloading our game".

  • #Soft Tings
    #Soft Tings 29 дней назад

    *thank god there are smert people on the entarnet who found ways to bipass them
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  • That Dude
    That Dude 1 месяц назад

    that was the reason why I pirated the witcher 2 though

  • crippledcommie
    crippledcommie 1 месяц назад

    Another one was Mass Effect. The galaxy map doesn't work in a pirated copy, making it just an extended demo. You can get around this with cheat engine but still, that's just annoying.

  • Dave Torres
    Dave Torres 1 месяц назад

    More like a list of troller developers lol

  • LancerZ Lifestyle
    LancerZ Lifestyle 1 месяц назад

    Wow........I'm off to pirate Witcher then......

  • DrunkSamurai
    DrunkSamurai 1 месяц назад

    Piracy isn't theft. It's copyright infringement.

  • gangforce
    gangforce 1 месяц назад

    the one from the witcher 2 isnt true. i played it this week, and no granny sadly

  • Rokkiteer
    Rokkiteer 1 месяц назад

    I fucking hate it when people shit all over other peoples hard work.

  • Aaron Brandt
    Aaron Brandt 1 месяц назад

    My spyro was like that and I bought it.

  • Lorigulf Noldor
    Lorigulf Noldor 1 месяц назад

    Actually, stealing or not (stealing = "taking from other the good that other did not want to give to you, while depriving them of this good"), I think we all would agree that copyright infringement is STILL "taking from others what others did NOT give to you by their own good will". Depriving them it may be not; non-consensual taking from others it still IS, and from karmic perspective, it is still misconduct.

  • Thewaterspirit57
    Thewaterspirit57 1 месяц назад

    Oh. you mean like ridiculously difficult enemies?
    Or even not loading the game at all?

  • Dat Phan
    Dat Phan 1 месяц назад

    good luck with the anti pirate systems when people now are trying free to play games more now

  • Yvthan Rosémary
    Yvthan Rosémary 1 месяц назад

    FREEMIUM

  • Yvthan Rosémary
    Yvthan Rosémary 1 месяц назад

    haha yet they are fine with on CD locked dlc and dlc it's self

  • Yvthan Rosémary
    Yvthan Rosémary 1 месяц назад

    Well some people don't want to shell out 60-100+ for a game that can be completed in 4 hours

  • Apple Black
    Apple Black 1 месяц назад

    Before there was not real reason to pirate because major games was good. Now games sucks.

  • 18pekdar
    18pekdar 1 месяц назад

    Soooo, the anti-piracy policy for Spyro 3 was to just give it the problems of a NES game?

  • Nikolay Stoynov
    Nikolay Stoynov 1 месяц назад

    Hm... I pirated Mirror's Edge back in the day, I'm ashamed to say. There were no problems.
    Update: Same with Crysis: Warhead.

  • FrankZito29
    FrankZito29 1 месяц назад

    That Witcher 2 granny sex scene is fking hilarious.

  • TheAvathari
    TheAvathari 1 месяц назад

    Meanwhile in the 90's, iD Software encourages people to share and copy as many copies of Doom as possible. -- Anyways I don't see a problem with pirating games, I mean people who pirate games either ain't going to buy the game anyways or use it to test if the game is worth paying for anyways. You know, like a demo, so you won't pay for something that is marketed but pay for what the game actually is.

  • The Crooked Penny
    The Crooked Penny 1 месяц назад

    Over 2000 people that have pirated games have disliked this video.

  • random stuff
    random stuff 1 месяц назад

    What about age of empires 2 saying you are victorious at 5:11 minutes in the game

  • Flawless
    Flawless 1 месяц назад

    So developers have the time to write anti-piracy messages, but no time to finish games before releasing them for full price! Yeah piracy exists for a reason!

  • Micah
    Micah 1 месяц назад

    If you pirate Pokemon, you can't gain any experience.

  • Dziaji
    Dziaji 1 месяц назад

    If a game designer could tell if you were playing a cracked version, he could just program it to say "error" and not run at all.

  • Lé King
    Lé King 1 месяц назад

    i just came for the thumbnail

  • Lois •
    Lois • 1 месяц назад

    Whats with all the comments from people proud to be pirating...? Good job you fucked over the devs who make it feasible for you to actually play the game. Kind of sad the amount of people who think thats something to brag about.

  • Brian Griffin
    Brian Griffin 1 месяц назад

    Ok who is that girl at 0:12 ? Is she a pornstar?

  • Pen Island
    Pen Island 1 месяц назад

    I've pirated 3 of these games and never had this shit happen.

  • Cursed Madara
    Cursed Madara 1 месяц назад

    Long ago i used to BUY pirated games...i did not know you could simply download them,so now i dont see why i would buy the legit version when i can get it for free,i have 1tb of pirated games IDGAF,i will buy them when i can afford them

  • mibbim mibbim
    mibbim mibbim 1 месяц назад

    In Mirrorr's Edge Catalyst, the slow thingy didn't happen to me... am I lucky ???

  • Monkey Việtnam.
    Monkey Việtnam. 1 месяц назад

    Pirated 4 games in this list and nutthin happen

  • buckeyeinblack
    buckeyeinblack 1 месяц назад

    Who now wants to pirate Crysis Warhead for the chicken bullets? I'm serious, I woke up all my roommates laughing my butt off over this.

  • Teodor
    Teodor 1 месяц назад

    Gamedev tycoon, a game that copy-pasted everything from a game made by kairosoft for mobile, except the graphics, which somehow are shitier. Who pays to play that :))

  • Jorge Martinez
    Jorge Martinez 1 месяц назад

    What most people don't really know is that ORGINAL games on most third world countries cost a SHITON more money that in EE.UU, Japan or most EU countries, for example, in my coutry (Argentina) every dolar cost almost 20 times my national currency (argentine pesos). Imagene a game like CSGO ten times is base dolar price... even with discounts it's a lot of money for us.

  • Juro
    Juro 1 месяц назад

    I like what Nintendo did on Pokémon Sun and Moon

  • Josh Kaid
    Josh Kaid 1 месяц назад

    Wow. Reading that guys help for the Dev Simulator was insightful, but the idiot was too stupid to see it.

  • Digital Blade
    Digital Blade 1 месяц назад

    OK ok so I am pretty sure I came across 75% of those games first as a Pirate copy (not mine of course it was ling on the Internet) and you know what eventually I both a copy cause they were really good games. Never came across any of those "Genius" jokes. I smell something funky.

  • ch1mio
    ch1mio 1 месяц назад

    My dad pirated Spyro when i was younger and I got that message, but none of the other stuff happened to me, for some odd reason.

  • Valperci Nabanalan
    Valperci Nabanalan 1 месяц назад

    too old!.. patch and crack already solve in any game release out there

  • NoobKiller Roof
    NoobKiller Roof 1 месяц назад

    degenerate

  • Christobanistan
    Christobanistan 1 месяц назад

    Why is the date in the future on your PC?

  • Christopher Matchett
    Christopher Matchett 1 месяц назад

    Also Pokémon fire red had a pirates message

  • venley28
    venley28 1 месяц назад

    6:28

  • laure Beguedou
    laure Beguedou 1 месяц назад

    ye be warned

  • Denny Council
    Denny Council 1 месяц назад

    fuc^ off paid version games... i'm all pirate hahaha

  • Zork The Destroyer
    Zork The Destroyer 1 месяц назад

    Some of these aren't entirely true.

  • GM Steelhaven
    GM Steelhaven 1 месяц назад

    What a friken waste. Make good games, make them accessible (ala Steam), don't mess around with DRM b.s. and piracy drops like a rock.

  • Daniel Brown
    Daniel Brown 1 месяц назад

    Jokes on cd projekt red. I've been masturbating to granny porn for years.

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