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Pirates play a gamedev simulator; go bankrupt because of piracy.

What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? →

Summary of “What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy?”

  • When Game Dev Tycoon (a Game Development Simulation Game) was released, its developer released a cracked version on BitTorrent simultaneously.
  • After a certain point in the game, the cracked version would prevent the player from generating simulated revenue due to simulated piracy.
  • Many comments of people using the cracked version arrived on forums asking why their game would not take off and how to get rid of simulated piracy in the game.
  • Analysis of the usage shows that 214 genuine version where used/purchased against 3104 cracked version (93.6%)

Oh, the irony. And the sheer brilliance of the game devs. Check the full story for some hilarious responses from the pirates.

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