1. Cdiddy1122

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    I really enjoy the anti piracy screen for DKC2, I just think that it's funny nintendo reused a game over screen for an anti piracy message.
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  2. Silent_Gunner

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    So, I have run into an anti-piracy screen once, but not because I pirated the game. Back in 2012/2013 when creepypastas were still popular, I remember seeing game corruption videos and cartridge tilt vids. These were videos where someone would intentionally tilt a cartridge and get all sorts of insanity.

    Think stuff like this:



    Anyways, I was bored, and pulled out one of my older brothers' legit SNES one evening and decided to tilt Killer Instinct. You know, because why not? Eventually, I tilted it to where, upon boot, the game gave me the Rare anti-piracy message that says the same thing as it does in DKC. The chills it gave me, what with no music, the KI symbol plus the background and the it being dimmed, was akin to witnessing a fatality in a lot of those old MK-wannabes back in the day (which KI started out as before having finishers in the current KI that make Guilty Gears Instant Kills look violent by comparison).

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  3. Plstic

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    My favorite is Donkey Kong Country 2. I unknownlngly triggered it by having the cart plugged into my SNES copier.
     
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    This unused anti-piracy routine in Fire Emblem Awakening.
    "Pick a Lawyer and pray" lol.
     
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  5. AkiraKurusu

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    Oh, how tasty! I wanna be prosecutedt!

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    PT. Anyone remember that?
    Or now DSiWare, I guess, and LEGO City Undercover U.

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    Oh, and Spider-Man: Friend or Foe.
    Used to play that a LOT back on the PS2, or something; I loved it. It was so charming, and being able to play as multiple different characters was awesome. Sadly, it's not on any digital storefront anymore, which is dumb as hell.
     
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  6. Ampersound

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    I've had that happen and had no idea that that's what it was. For some reason DIOS MIOS won't work on my Wii, so i just tried a lot of stuff and at one point the menu was upside down. I restored the nand and followed another tutorial and fixed it... But i'd still love to know why dios mios refuses to work oo
     
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    I used to get loads of the snes ones when I used zsnes cause the fuckin reigon was never set right.
     
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  8. Issac

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    No, I had the diskette version :) unless I'm completely misremembering stuff!

    I have to say, I have beaten it since, just that the young little Issac struggled his first time around xD
     
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    My favorite was in one of the tools for Wii. Where they ask if you will use the tool for piracy and if you say yes, you can't use the tool ever again unless you delete a file and a lot of people answered honestly. I can't remember the tool though.
     
  10. RobertX

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    You know, while I've heard the stories, and saw proof in the Youtube channels, no game that I played bothered me, and I played lots.

    I do sleep with a shotgun under my pillow though.

    EDIT: I have voices in my head, they counsel me, they understand, they talk to me.
     
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    I'd go with the one in Spyro:Year of the Dragon for the PS1. Those Pradox "perfect" cracks were the reason why I had to go and find actual copies of several games.
     
  12. Dust2dust

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    It was heartbreaking to burn a CD for 40 minutes at 2x and then finding out that it didn't work. But honestly, even a regular retail copy wouldn't work, since the game was seeking the presence of a modchip and would refuse to work if one was detected.
     
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    yeah and you only have to fuck up once or twice to be barred from the perfect ending :P
     
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    Yeah!

    I'm not sure if I ever got the perfect ending... It's my favorite King's Quest game though since it's so forgiving compared to the others xD
     
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    that pokemon message is fake
     
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    That antipiracy was smart because mod chips worked too well apparently and it was kind of random too.
     
  17. RedBlueGreen

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    Not a message, but the Gen V Pokémon games would give 0 exp if you were playing an early pirated dump. TLOZ Spirit Tracks did a similar thing where the train controls wouldn't appear if you were playing a dump that triggered the anti-piracy.
     
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  18. SuperDan

    SuperDan Im Aware ... Im Unaware
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    Here's one I ran across:
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    Poor puppies.
     
  20. RedBlueGreen

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    I feel like I've seen this one. What game is it from? I want to say something like BlazBlu. Or that visual novel spin off Xblaze.
     
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