Matt Forney
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New Article at Reaxxion: “How DRM is Strangling the PC Gaming Industry”


I explain why restrictive anti-piracy measures are dumb in this week’s Reaxxion column:

Another fun encounter I’ve had with DRM is the 2006 RPG/strategy hybrid Space Rangers 2. The CD release of the game used StarForce copy protection, and when I tried to install the game, my AVG anti-virus software stopped me because it thought the StarForce executable was a Trojan horse. I had to shut down AVG—and open my computer up to viruses and attacks—in order to finish the install process.

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