Favorite

Touche of the Day: Game Dev Tycoon School Pirates with a Clever In-Game Event

Share
Tweet
Stumble
Pin It
Email
Cheezburger Image 7405981440
Via: Green Heart Games
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Greenheart Games has come up with a clever, refreshing way to discourage its patrons from pirating video games. Minutes after releasing their latest title Game Dev Tycoon last Sunday, the developers intentionally leaked a free "cracked" version of the game on a torrent site, and with the help of a few seeding friends, more than 3,104 users, or nearly 94% of all players, had downloaded the illegal copy within the first day. What none of them had realized is that the "cracked" version was designed for failure: after a few hours of gameplay, the player's virtual game development company's titles would become victims of piracy themselves, causing them to slowly go bankrupt.

Next on The Daily What

Parody Ad of the Day: Dove Real Beauty Campaign for Men
Comments - Click to show - Click to hide