@Antanicus Most "gamers“ I ever talked to are complete idiots, just shitty big corporations fanboys with 0 brain… They accepted
- DLC as if it was "extensions" to the original game
- DRMs that prevent them from reselling old games they don't use anymore or didn't like, because hey "piracy" is a legitimate corcern… Poor companies dying because of "piracy"…
- online DRMs on fucking games they buyer 70€ and won't be able to play anymore once - 1/2

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DRMs companies decide to shutdown the DRM servers, or simply when the DRM servers have technical problems.

And now they even find it acceptable to rent an access "a gaming machine on the cloud" by paying each month/year, because "It's better! It's more powerful than my computer and costs less" as if they paid only once and have unlimited bandwidth/some fucking negative latency on the magical land of "the cloud"… @Antanicus - 2/2

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gamer here, stadia terrifies me because when they have that much power you know they're going to abuse the hell out of it. it sounds cool, but what i just mentioned plus the fact google is running it makes it bad.

about DRM, things like SecuROM are just dumb. Yay I bought Crysis on Steam why is there a 50 machine activation limit.

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@cuteascii @Antanicus That's why I said *Most*, not all.

I play video games occasionally as well, but no "cloud" bullshit and other non-sense crap for me. Be it google, or other similar crap. It should work offline or "fuck off $whoEverMadeIt".

@devnull @Antanicus you say most, but all those things are incredibly unpopular, so i think its a small but loud proportion of people

@radikalgrafitio Accepted doesn't mean popular. They may be unpopular but not many people boycott the video games industry for this crap…

@Antanicus

@devnull @Antanicus an individual boycott wont change anything, and one targeting the enter games industry would not make sense since there are lots of games that dont do those things

you need something coordinated, with a specific target and objective, preferably involving workers in the industry

@radikalgrafitio I never said "individual boycott" would change anything. I just said most gamers find these crap acceptable enough to keep buying these crap without protesting.

And there things aren't rare, most, except a few exception (or "non-DRM" versions with are usually incomplete versions of their DRMised counterpart) PC games are concerned. And newers consoles are following the PC games path, it's a global issue, not just some isolated cases…

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