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

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  • Love Hart
    Love Hart 2 часа назад

    If I ever decide to pirate a game I make sure to pay for it later.

  • Litch The Shinigami
    Litch The Shinigami 3 часа назад

    Wait for the last one does an emulator count ? 😂 like i doubt there is any truly legal way to play that spyro game today

  • RaVen11
    RaVen11 13 часов назад

    you forgot one thing tho : those protections are cracked days after they've been found out , most of the time even less
    i despise DRMs , but i can live with that kind of protection , they're kinda funny imo , and give some challenge to the crackers :P

  • Fiqi fajar
    Fiqi fajar 14 часов назад

    Your audio poor, speak up.
    Gained up

  • Odin Satanas
    Odin Satanas 23 часа назад

    Funny you have an image of Witcher when they were super cool about people cracking their game, it's how they got their start back in Europe when they couldn't get games there. They obviously wanted you to buy it but didn't put any protection.
    My buddy had 2 and 3 cracked, I don't think he got the granny

  • RHGravity
    RHGravity День назад


  • ThisIsCam
    ThisIsCam День назад

    I like how game devs punish people who pirate games, the same games that cost $80 on steam, are unplayable unless you purchase each of the 15 $20 on-disc dlc packs and then are still forced to buy each equipment piece individually at $5 a piece.

  • jimi simpson
    jimi simpson 2 дня назад

    You didn't even include earthbound

  • Milkman Dan
    Milkman Dan 2 дня назад

    AFAIK the Witcher 2 "anti-piracy" measure only worked on pirated Steam copies. GOG (owned by CD Projekt) distributed Witcher 2 DRM-free and had no such measure. So maybe not so much anti-piracy as anti-DRM.

  • David Horvatić
    David Horvatić 2 дня назад

    Spyro 3 ... ruined my childhood!

  • animeandanimals
    animeandanimals 3 дня назад

    Before I knew what pirate copies even where I bought one from gamestop and when I tried to return it to the same gamestop"we dont rebuy pirated games" ....... little 14-15 year old me was very confused.

  • guian guiller Antipunan
    guian guiller Antipunan 3 дня назад

    me:you fucking what?!
    me:oh you fucking piece of shit, come here.
    as you already couldnt tell,im a brony and the last one made me Mad

  • Maxim Monday
    Maxim Monday 3 дня назад

    The fish error message smart but didn’t stop them from playing it

  • Nixon Coronado
    Nixon Coronado 3 дня назад

    A friend once pirated The Witcher 2

    He never had the granny sex scenes

  • TMAX
    TMAX 3 дня назад

    get wrecked pirates

  • sweiland75
    sweiland75 3 дня назад

    The Witcher 2 developers must have watched The Shining too many times.

  • Creepy Chris
    Creepy Chris 3 дня назад

    'unless you're like me and have gray fever'

  • 001 002
    001 002 4 дня назад

    Britts need to get over this hatred for pirates lol....

  • Ricardo González
    Ricardo González 6 дней назад

    Played a cracked version of Mirror's Edge to check and it didn't slow me down, played it for an hour and it was boring and kinda lifeless, not saying the game sucks it just isn't my type of games.

  • Edgars Petriks
    Edgars Petriks 6 дней назад

    ""punishing freelouders" my fucking ass paying 60euro for a game wich gives you 5 hour entertainment before you complete it all if a waste of a fucking money and il gladly pirate stuffs stuffs like that but if developers actually made a good game like witcher then il buy it even after i would have pirated just to show my support to their amazing company but dont expect me to pay 60 euro for shit game *coug* EA/Activision *cough* so you can shut the fuck up with "shameless piraters" bullshit

  • Setosama (The Fanatic)
    Setosama (The Fanatic) 7 дней назад

    "By the way if you like this game: Buy it, or die!"

  • foof811
    foof811 7 дней назад

    The only reason people bought ArmA was for the DayZ mod.

  • Victor A.
    Victor A. 7 дней назад

    i love pirated games

  • UnHoly Bones
    UnHoly Bones 8 дней назад

    so where do you get these pirated games with these bugs? I still have pirated red alert cd but it doesn't contain such a feature i bought it like 15 years ago from a pirate...

    • UnHoly Bones
      UnHoly Bones 8 дней назад

      I mean seriously how can you get a pirated game with such bugs? :D I have never ever experienced any issues with pirated games except for diablo III :D but got it done...

    • UnHoly Bones
      UnHoly Bones 8 дней назад

      for 1.4 eur

  • Анимье
    Анимье 8 дней назад

    Pirating is not stealing.

  • Fallout
    Fallout 8 дней назад

    I understand pirating from smaller gaming companies. But games such as Fallout already have plenty of money. I mean GTA 5 is still 60 dollars, are you telling me it's hurting the pockets of the millionaires?

  • Dralph Banghulot
    Dralph Banghulot 8 дней назад

    This anti-piracy measures and piracy measures are like an evolution. Just as devs thinks of something new sooner or later crackers will develop an counter-measures. I can pretty much say this!

  • the ultimate predator
    the ultimate predator 8 дней назад

    the only problem is, that most pirated versions are properly cracked and they don't contain these. or if they do, then there's a simple fix for it somewhere on the internet.
    take far cry 4 for example. the pirated version doesn't let you use the map. at all. you can't fast travel, you can't set waypoints, you can't do anything with it. turns out, there's a couple of files that you need to remove and the game runs perfectly after that, and there's tons of guides on exactly what you need to do in order to "fix" that problem. that is, if your pirated version even runs into that problem.

  • Jakub Kahoun
    Jakub Kahoun 8 дней назад

    Funny was Space rangers 2, in that game, planets, bases and asteroids slowly increased speed if you had pirated version, after like 2 hours playing, everything was so fast that i was immposible to park in.

  • Mohammed meshal
    Mohammed meshal 9 дней назад +1

    Here is the thing and truth about myself in games:
    when i was a kid i didn't have money so i played pirated games (very little games since i had a potato not PC)
    when i grow up i started buying for some games (developers needs money,early access,online,sales).
    now i just torrent them for one reason greedy corporations and publishers.
    fuck capitalism.

  • Mohammed meshal
    Mohammed meshal 9 дней назад +1

    so poor can't play video games?

  • Mohammed meshal
    Mohammed meshal 9 дней назад +1

    Those greedy publishers deserve to get no money
    on the other hands developers who work hard get less money than those ugly publishers.
    If there is no piracy then games would be so expensive, but greedy bitches can't because if they do then none will buy and all will go to pirates.

  • sesanti
    sesanti 10 дней назад

    The video game dev one was amazing.

  • Haninos
    Haninos 10 дней назад

    I admit i play pirated games that i don't know anything about or i'm hesitating buying it
    but afterward i buy it if i liked it. just to be clear i'm not saying what i'm doing is right.
    but i'm saving the money for games that deserves to be bought.

  • Mr. Lenny
    Mr. Lenny 10 дней назад

    Lmao I've read a shit ton of comments to the point my head hurts but wait let me get something straight, people pirate games because they're either poor to buy it or they want to see if a game is good before buying it?

  • Cruzz999
    Cruzz999 10 дней назад

    Escape Velocity: Nova. Captain Hector, a character in a (near) invincible ship, who appears and kills you if you use the 30 day trial version for too long.

  • Cooper Killen
    Cooper Killen 11 дней назад

    Fun video

  • Lisa Adler
    Lisa Adler 11 дней назад

    Deleting save games, lol that's great

  • Jason
    Jason 11 дней назад +1

    Thanks for the video.
    Truly encouraging me to pirate games.
    Crackers eventually patch out these anti pirate measures. Haven't bought a game in 15 years.

  • Fireless Killer
    Fireless Killer 11 дней назад

    The worst part of that spyro 3, is that i was a child and had no way to buy the original version... Sad...

  • JBadAss98Gameing
    JBadAss98Gameing 11 дней назад

    All of these "clever tactics" Were easily circumvented, and only one of these I have encountered in my time of piracy (1995-Ongoing) And that's the game dev tycoon, since I pirated it pretty early on in its life. You gotta be a pretty shitty and stupid pirate to be hit with these funny anti-piracy tactics. Only way to stop piracy is by doing what Blizzard did with Diablo 3, Only thing I've ever actually physically stolen, since buying the game a third time for pc is a big no no for me. . (I own games I pirate on consoles, I'm not buying them for a third or fourth time on pc, I got bills, and I got children. Sue me (; )
    While pirating is a naughty thing to do, there are some occasions where it's acceptable, for instance, If the games just pure cash grabbing garbage, dead and no longer able to be found, or if you buy the game and the copy you bought simply doesn't work (had this problem with Fallout new vegas) Stealing games is wrong people, even if you already payed for them.

  • Shiny Kyurem
    Shiny Kyurem 12 дней назад

    The only game I pirated was Pokémon colosseum, I needed to test it because I didn't know I would like it. After I liked it, I bought a copy on Amazon. If there was a demo or something I would've done that instead but there wasn't. I know you've probably heard this excuse a hundred times but I either A. Buy em or B. Go "ew this game sucks never mind." Anyways I always try to support game developers that I enjoy their games. If I don't I don't play it ever again.

  • Shion Tomoe
    Shion Tomoe 12 дней назад

    Only few games are worth the time. Even less are worth the money they ask. And piracy does a good job at making people realize that. Too bad most people are retarded consumerist scum, who are willing to pay even for shit-tier or even incomplete games "to support developers" or some other dumb reason, while the only reason for games to be paid for is it being actually good.
    Fuck you, payfags! DLCs, micro-transactions, season passes, lootboxes and other types of fucking casinoes, early access, shit-quality, bug-ridden, untested games - all this shit is your fucking doing. Go die in a fire and take your dirty money with you!

  • trainerred206
    trainerred206 12 дней назад

    Here’s a good anti piracy measure:
    Fearful Harmony

  • Florian Schon
    Florian Schon 13 дней назад

    What about undertales “no mercy for pirates“?

  • Michael Marriott
    Michael Marriott 13 дней назад

    My The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX keeps erasing my save file. I think its a pirated copy but i didnt pirate it. I actually bought it from a Pawn Shop.

  • Abdullah Handoom
    Abdullah Handoom 14 дней назад

    i cried sooo hard from that spyro delete tactic

  • Ceroki
    Ceroki 15 дней назад

    Arma II does that with legit copies if you accidentally pick up a DLC item, same with Arma III. Shitty games.

  • Jamie Brand
    Jamie Brand 15 дней назад

    The granny one is pure genius

  • albert fish
    albert fish 16 дней назад

    PC gamers are the worst for this

  • Kingdom of BonBon
    Kingdom of BonBon 16 дней назад

    Currencies exist

  • Tevanui Freitas
    Tevanui Freitas 16 дней назад

    I think i played a pirated spryos game has a kid and had no idea

  • Der Saed
    Der Saed 16 дней назад

    So Spyro turns into a Bethesda game, got it.

  • Stuart Champion
    Stuart Champion 16 дней назад

    Hey, game developer's if you really want to stop piracy here's an idea START MAKING ACTUAL PLAYABLE PC DEMO'S AGAIN!! Or better had, wait an extra year and sell your games complete instead of handing away free copies to RUclipr's to over-hype your product while making them shout over the mic. like it's best thing since sliced bread, and we all know they get paid extra for that. Instead how about actually giving those copies to actual fans to tell their friends about or at the very least sharable demo codes to let them know IF THERE PC CAN EVEN RUN THE DAM THING! Funny how much of a one-way street it for you $60 cash happy clowns are. Don't even get my started about DLC. You business mongrels should be paying us for a new hardwire parts that come with it at that point. Unless a game includes really good multiplayer and story you can play with said friends whilst switching between story and death match(the one thing Halo managed to do right every game conveniently not featured on PC)I will always be a proud pirate.

  • van hellsing
    van hellsing 16 дней назад

    so thats why my base got fucked up for no reason in red alert 2

  • Kronium
    Kronium 17 дней назад

    Ill be honest, I sometimes pirate single player games to check it out, after playing about 10% of it and if I find it worthy of the price, I delete the game and wait for the sale of the said pirated game. I see pirating as a trial of the game but having access to everything. I do not support piracy or anything related, but games these days make me uncertain if I am paying the price for a game that I would enjoy or not especially in my case of being quite a poor ass gamer, I only scrounge up a few allowances from what I get time to time.

  • Emperor Pilaf
    Emperor Pilaf 17 дней назад

    And it obviously didnt work.

  • Laurent de backer
    Laurent de backer 17 дней назад

    That's actually pretty cool. I mean i buy all of my games, so i'm actually pleased with this :P

  • Fathi Rizqi Ananda
    Fathi Rizqi Ananda 17 дней назад

    The GTAV is pretty clever with stock market manipulation against pirates

  • Mohit Sapra
    Mohit Sapra 17 дней назад

    I’m coming clean, i played a pirated version of witcher 2 back in 2011 and i’m being honest,i’am not proud of it, i was just 14 at that time, was usually playing on video games on pc, i had a xbox 360, even that was jail breaked too. I was living in india at that time and belive me most of the consoles back in the days were jail breaked, casual pc gamers were buying pirated games and to be honest, pc pirated game were big not only in india but every other part of the globe. Now i’am 21, i understand what is right and what is wrong, i now only buy original licensed games but back to the topic, i played witcher 2 pirated and the one i banged was triss, actual triss not a fucking granny so now i belive this is just fake or only applies to few versions.

  • James Fancy
    James Fancy 17 дней назад

    long live fitgirl

  • Pax Humana
    Pax Humana 17 дней назад

    Arma II sucks anyway.

  • Junior
    Junior 18 дней назад

    solution will be, don't download new games immediately, wait it fo 2 months

  • Sergio Pérez
    Sergio Pérez 18 дней назад

    Undertale makes Flowey appear and ask you if you thought he wouldn't notice

  • Audy Dwi Putra
    Audy Dwi Putra 18 дней назад

    lol that's why I wasn't able to complete spyro 3

  • Real Nacho
    Real Nacho 18 дней назад

    I cracked the Witcher 2 it was fine

  • Martin Howser
    Martin Howser 18 дней назад

    I once worked on a game where we made the game break for pirates. Annoyingly, they ended up being the most vocal about it online (most of them were even spouting on about a level which didn’t make the final game)... Pirates tended to be the most vocal about slagging your game off - which is some of the worst case of entitlement ever! “I didn’t pay for your product, but I will slag it off!”
    I’m so glad I left that industry..

  • Ice knight 645
    Ice knight 645 18 дней назад

    What is pirating

  • дмитро гаркавченко
    дмитро гаркавченко 18 дней назад

    That's all good and stuffs, but I live in a country with 120 euro av income. And all games I've pirated never contained anything like this. You just need to know what repack to download

  • Yuri Lavrik
    Yuri Lavrik 19 дней назад

    Piracy only hurt dev. company when the person has plenty of money to spend and decides to just download a cracked game or any other software from a torrent. If a person doesn't have money to buy it, either he will get a pirate version or simply won't get it at all due to his moral limitations, the dev. company won't get any money from him anyway. Only people who, while having wide pockets of cash, never spend a penny and just use pirate versions, hurt the developers. If I'd make a game, I'd certainly wouldn't be mad on anybody, who couldn't pay for the game so just downloaded a cracked version of it.
    2nd problem, is that those developers never think or care about economical factor in different countries. The prices are set for countries with dollar/euro currency. When people live in the countries where the price for 1 dollar is like buying a refrigerator of food for 2 days, paying 50$ or more for the game is simply sick. Even 5-10$ monthly subscription fee for an online game can be a serious strain in such economical conditions.
    Oh, and on the video topic, played some of those games, cracked, Mirror's Edge, Witcher 2.... Not a hint of the mentioned tricks from the developers. So much for their outstanding protection.

  • Eddie Mendez
    Eddie Mendez 19 дней назад

    Peter sounds Soo small

  • Joshua Holmes
    Joshua Holmes 19 дней назад

    Through lead judicial dtzubfb diabetes under extended change amendment

  • North Southy
    North Southy 19 дней назад

    Good stuff, sneakingly punishing the pirates rather than punishing the legitimate buyers with other sorts of drm rubbish

  • andrew sutliff
    andrew sutliff 19 дней назад

    I remember the red alert 2 bug. I was playing a friends copy and got so frustrated.

  • Bullo Max
    Bullo Max 19 дней назад

    Yo internet lawyers i will pirate games n nobody will stop me who the fuck r u to decide wat i do with my comp motherfuckers

  • Alexis Cruel
    Alexis Cruel 20 дней назад

    Well, there is a patch which fix the mirror's edge anti-piracy thing ;)

  • Neo_O
    Neo_O 20 дней назад

    An european study with more than 200.000€ tell that the piracy in videogames raises its sells only afect directly the cinema films. That kind of stupid systems slows the games features and don't look and work as developers want on users. Its like puting a huge iron boulder to your bycicle to avoid stealing... guys your hard drives are very full of bullshit.... and im talking about your heads...

  • John Wick
    John Wick 20 дней назад

    *employee*-I think we should make the pirated games crash after download.
    *boss*-Noo! Just add some glitches.

  • Willian Andrade
    Willian Andrade 20 дней назад

    Wait tis not watmojo

  • Obada Ak
    Obada Ak 20 дней назад

    well when a game is 60$ i dont buy it for me i bought ark for 14$ and its a game that is allot better looking then gta 5 and its 30$ now its 40 but i got it for 14 cuz it was early access and on 70% discount
    yes some games take allot of money to make but llets say grand theft auto took 1billion to make they are now the 3rd best selling game and they made 10 times more then what they spend then why all that money for it i support pirating high priced games cuz its just greedy and not all people can pay 60$ for a game not counting dlc
    also if u make a game cheaper u get more people to buy it therefor same amount of money u get when u sell it for 60$ or more

  • Avatarbee
    Avatarbee 20 дней назад

    Game dev tycon pirates complaining how it is unfair that their games keep getting pirated.
    We are reaching irony levels here that weren't thought to be possible.

  • DarkScay
    DarkScay 20 дней назад

    Fck all of you

  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler 20 дней назад

    I thought this said privacy... I'm disappointed

  • Alen Devlin
    Alen Devlin 20 дней назад

    i like both. XD

  • Chris J
    Chris J 21 день назад

    Pirates who target indie games or small devs = scum.
    Pirates who target EA ... well, that's just pirates VS pirates.

  • Bacon Shreds
    Bacon Shreds 21 день назад

    the witcher punishment was the best thing ive ever seen

  • Wanderer628
    Wanderer628 21 день назад

    I don't mind if you pirate a game with shitty selling practices or huge microtransactions but if your pirate an amazing game with a great dev team behind it, like say The Witcher series, then seriously go fuck yourself.

    • Danger Dash
      Danger Dash 19 дней назад

      The Witcher stands as a testament to what anti piracy should be. A great game you can't help but honor with your money.

  • Fandom Girl
    Fandom Girl 21 день назад

    So they tired to stop people from stealing thier game (command and conquer) but accidentally put the bug in the real games. That's fucked up.

    • Danger Dash
      Danger Dash 19 дней назад

      Pretty much all anti piracy measures. Some customers HAVE to pirate because the copy they bought was bugged.

  • Jannie Schlüter
    Jannie Schlüter 21 день назад

    too many pictures, too pushed. cut the number of pictures in half. You dont have to flash in 2 pictures for each sentence.

  • Vinzen Blackwood
    Vinzen Blackwood 21 день назад

    That sounds rude to do for Mirrors Edge, i like the quirky ones.

  • dominick951
    dominick951 21 день назад +1

    Piracy is not theft

    • f181234
      f181234 16 дней назад

      dominick951 then what is it?

  • b r o n
    b r o n 22 дня назад

    Generic top ten channel. Check.
    About gaming. Check
    Shitty memes and attempts at humor. Check
    English accent. Check
    These channels are dime a dozen and I'm getting real sick of this shit.

  • Stone U
    Stone U 22 дня назад

    piracy is todays little demo, try a product, if worth it buy it, i see it as this way. since as we all know, developers or publishers really like to screw with paying customer, so we might aswell do the same to them, only pay if its worth it

  • Fuzzy Panda
    Fuzzy Panda 22 дня назад

    I like how you praise and act like these are foils when these kinds of things are cracked out. Any hacker worth his salt makes sure these things don't happen and at best they are just funny little things that publishers release for shits and giggles. Granted, there will be people that don't crack a game fully and just half ass it and release cracks with these still in place.

  • Intescy Avenger
    Intescy Avenger 22 дня назад

    Pirate it if you like it and thing the devs deserve the money then you buy it. If had done that with many games then I would have saved hundreds.

  • BostoRox
    BostoRox 22 дня назад

    Spyro Savage

  • Armontek
    Armontek 22 дня назад

    What I usually do is pirate the game to try it out and then buy it if I like it.

  • Stun Gun Stunna
    Stun Gun Stunna 22 дня назад

    Moral of the story: Dont steal EA hates competition.

  • Cringy Content
    Cringy Content 22 дня назад

    Pirating is wrong but it's hard to get games when you have to wait to get money from your parents or grandparents. But still, it's wrong.

    • Danger Dash
      Danger Dash 19 дней назад

      Not really, considering it's often to test the game and see if it's worth the purchase. First hand experience tells you a lot more then than a few reviews.
      What IS wrong is taking it from the store without paying.

  • Ivan Trajkovski
    Ivan Trajkovski 23 дня назад

    oh so thats what that mission meant(im poor and 20 bucks are 1000 denar here wich is a lot )