Has there ever been a game...

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  1. Waflix
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    Have you ever downloaded a game that you liked or respected so much, that you decided to buy it. Maybe you liked the gameplay or the story, or maybe you knew the producer and didn't want to make him angry.
    If you do, which game was that, or will that be?
     


  2. Satangel

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    Yes, it happens regularly:

    - CoD 2 for the PC
    - Portal
    - Oblivion
    - PES 2008 for the Wii

    All games I first pirated, and then after about 100 hours (!!!) I decided to buy them, to support the developer.
     
  3. emigre

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    Yes. Persona.
     
  4. ShawnTRods

    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Pokemon. Partly because I needed the original copy in order to go to events lol.
    Oblivion, Gears of War 2, Halo, and many more.

    I dont pirate games as much as before, and if I do pirate its mostly for try out purposes.
     
  5. Sausage Head

    Sausage Head Lord Sausage LXIX

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    minecraft

    not really for the develop though.. more because of the 'buy it now, get free stuff afterwards' motto

    because the developer sucks balls in his freetime
     
  6. machomuu

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    The Ace Attorney series. Oh, and TWEWY and Minecraft
    Though every pirated game that I have currently is on my "To Buy" list, Ace Attorney is at the top, and the other 2 are in second and third.
     
  7. Waflix
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    Waflix El Psy Congroo

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    I really want to buy all of the Professor Layton games, but I'm afraid that a few days after that some kind of Limited Edition Super Layton Package will come out including all 6 the stories (5 games + 1 movie). So I'm waiting for that.
    But besides that I've done it the other way around a lot. First buying and then pirating.
     
  8. BrightNeko

    BrightNeko Popcorn ball

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    every DS, wii, PS2, GBA, or gamecube game I own I downloaded first before buying. I more or less DL to demo a game =3

    Examples include

    Monster tale - DS (new)
    Klonoa - Wii (new)
    Persona 4 - PS2 (used)
    Summon night - GBA (new)
    Eternal Darkness - GC. (used)
     
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    Harvest Moon: FOMT on the GBA. I played the arse out of the ROM then decided it would be nice to actually own a genuine copy of the cart.

    Oh, Audiosurf and Minecraft too. And Morrowind as well, now that I think about it.
     
  10. TehSkull

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    Super Meat Boy. I'm buying it as soon as I find a retail copy. Preferably in stores, not Amazon.
     
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    Tales of Legendia
    Tales of Graces F (granted, i pirated the wii version so :/)
    Fire emblem 7
    Fire emblem 8
     
  12. Nujui

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    Dreamland.
    Persona 3 is one that comes to mind.
     
  13. Goli

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    Spore, but only because I wanted to access the online components.
    ...
    Oh and Audiosurf. Though technically I didn't buy it, it was a gift :>-
     
  14. naglaro00

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    Pokemon SoulSilver

    :/
     
  15. rockstar99

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    Pokemon Black
    Pokemon SS
    PES 2008 Wii
    FIFA 11 PC
    Red Steel 2
    Resident EVil 4 Wii
    Socom 3 PSP
     
  16. Hells Malice

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    Valkyria Chronicles.

    Damn near bought EBgames 5 copies.
     
  17. Lucifer666

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    After playing the first Layton game, I quit piracy completely.
     
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  18. adamshinoda

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    Metal Gear Solid on PlayStation
     
  19. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

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    How coud lI forget Modern Warfare 2... best shooter ever
     
  20. JoostinOnline

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    All of them. Well, I don't pirate games in the first place, seeing as I have some self respect. I buy games and rip them to my HDD, then put the retail disc back in the case. If I trade on in or return it, I delete the game off my HDD.