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    Default No More 2nd Hand

    http://www.pcworld.com/article/25283...and_games.html

    What do you bet books will be next, now there's all the ebooks...

    Puts me off gaming for sure........not that I have bought many 2nd hand games, but usually I give them to my son or someone after, the one's I don't want to keep anyway.
    Sold a few....

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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    and they'll still charge $120 for the games
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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    Yes I always thought that software licences were a bit of a cheek.

    The average person does not know that when you "buy" software they say you are only buying a license to use it.

    So if you sold your PC you were not legally entitled to sell the software.

    Who says - their fancy lawyers ?

    Of course I agree that if you sell the software with your used computer you would have to buy new software for your new computer.
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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    It's the same for music and film is it not?

    You get the film or music but their are rights as to where you can play same.

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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    Who says - their fancy lawyers ?
    Actually not quite right -- If its written in the terms and conditions, and when you click the "I agree" button you have to during install, you are agreeing to what ever terms and conditions are written.

    Most people dont read what they are agreeing to, so they could put anything they like in the Terms and conditions and be completely with in their rights, since you agree by clicking that button.

    Saying " oh I didn't read them" is NOT a defence. And thats a fact that stands up in court.

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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    I predict an extra effort being put in on modchips and other piracy-related things to beat this 'problem'
    Non-system disk or disk error. Replace and strike any key when ready.

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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    I predict sales of new games (and consoles) falling to near zero if this is implemented....

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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    I bought second hand games throughout most of my childhood. Then eb games got stupid and decided 2nd hand meant price of new minus 2-10 dollars.

    If consoles do this then I won't be buying a new one without something else really good going for it (hell, like half price for new games? not likey)
    Gaming might not be dead but the industry seems to be trying it's damndest to kill it.
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    Default Re: No More 2nd Hand

    Quote Originally Posted by GameJunkie View Post
    and they'll still charge $120 for the games
    Correct Junkie. PS3 games are $20-30 above pc games, yet they are way harder to pirate. Must be way harder to develop....


    I wont be buying a PS4 for this very reason, looks like i will be stuck playing Civ2 and heroes 3 for the rest of my life, i dont mind
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