1. KurisuWaifu

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    One of the best is the one put by Kojima in Metal Gear Solid, is not a real "anti-piracy message" but during a mission it asks you to input a codec frequency that is written "on the back of the CD case". It's not a CD inside the game but the actual back of the retail copy.
     
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  2. WaffleRaccoon

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    I can post Fake Anti Piracy Screens as well?
     
  3. Lord Toon

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    Hate when this happens...//
     
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    Is that legit? I’m actually running DDR extreme JP on an NA PS2 using open ps2 loader, and haven’t run into that.

    “DONT FALL OFF”
     
  5. HarvHouHacker

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    This seems faked, to me. There are plenty of fake piracy message "screenshots" out there; it's the real ones that are better.

    FBI Warnings are pretty standard, especially on DVDs, and alll these "do not copy" messages in manuals or when first starting a game is also pretty standard - but when programmers put little pirate warning "Easter eggs" in their games, that's part of what makes people want to pirate games, or at least rip ROMs off of cartridges and discs and play on unofficial hardware just so they can see these messages and situations in-game.

    Would I put a piracy message in a game I made? I might; I wouldn't expect to make a living off of video games myself. I prefer opensource, anyway, so I might not make games for consoles unless I could do it for free. Then again, that's just me.
     
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    Spyro 3: Year of The Dragon! My most memorable for sure.
     

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    My is A3227370-F86F-4478-BF0F-59748AE66B1F.png
    ... wait I don’t thinks thAts right
     
  8. medoli900

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    I'm surprised no one mentioned the AP measure put in Pokémon B2/W2.
    The game was basically a no EXP run (Which there are some speedrun of it. I don't know if it's an official category though.).
     
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    We also have region protections :)
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    And "red screens of death" if some exact value value [03D0DEAD] is not found in memory:
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    Also cheating has his fun:
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  10. BlackZero500

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    Definitly "Devinity 2 - Ego Draconis". I didnt even know it was because of the cracked game. If it was Cracked you couldnt use any of the Waypoints. Always thought it was strange you hat to walk to everything and never understood what those strange altars where for. What made me suspicious was that when you get your Dragonpowers you get about 7000 skill points. Cheat like. Thought it was some kind of weird bug. After a bit of research and the revelation that there are in fact waypoints i concocted a quick solution for my problem. Some of you may still know the Program Game Jackal? You could make a "Profile" from a CD in your Drive. Not like an Image. Way smaller. But it was enought to fool the game into believing the game was still in the drive, Which the Image could not achieve. That way it worked.

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    It was mentioned. About even on the First page of this Thread.
     
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  11. LeonPro12

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    Not really realistic but I like it.
     
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    I like this one from The Ultimate Doom's end screen
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    I guess I'm blind, because I don't see any mention of it
     
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    LOL that's why after i learnt about these fucking protections the very first thing i did after renting a game (that's how i got ps1 games back than) was go straight to my fav hacking site to see if there was a patch needed and most of the time there was so i never saw most of these screens. didn't even try burning it until it was patched. also most of the time i had to patch every game anyway because of the NTSC to PAL BS...
     
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    Boot mickey mania out of region on a genesis, then change the megadrive region while the game is still running
     
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    3DO Dead! That's a new one. Was that a recent discovery?
     
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    I do like the anti piracy measures in the legend of zelda spirit tracks where you cannot get past the game's tutorial.
     
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    It's been mentioned. ;)
     
  19. Taffy

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    I only came out of dormancy to post this.
     
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    The green text on black screen, PIRACY HARMS
     
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