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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Default, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. Default

    Default Wolf says Rawr

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    I was wondering if it's safe to play a computer game such as Unreal Tournament 3 wihout having the disk in the disk drive?

    I know it's possible, because I do it all the time..
    I just load up the game and nothing would be in the disk drive..
    And it plays fine..

    I was just wondering about this..

    Cause if it's safe and not harmful.
    I'll sell my game on ebay

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    The only reason a disk is ever used is to verify it is original. It is fine.

    For games that don't have a disk (downloaded, etc) go to www.gamecopyworld.com and download a No-CD fix as a "backup" :lol:
     
  3. nxcmp

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    I use http://www.gameburnworld.com/ personally :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    I used to use them, but GameCopyWorld has more content, more files, and a better layout.

    They also have trainers for the games as well as patches :yesnod:
     
  5. DBloke

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    Exepect these links to be erased
    Remember this site dose not support people copyin or the playin of copyed games
     
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    ok im fine with that
     
  7. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    The sites are perfectly legal, simply because they advertise them as backups.

    There are no games stored on those sites, simply patches for the exe to play them without your CD.
     
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    [DT] Gearhead Surf Coder

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    Remember when you sell the game, you're transferring the license, so make sure to remove/uninstall it from your machine :lol:
     
  9. rukus

    rukus WiiChat Member

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    simply patches for the exe to play them without your CD.

    which some people claim is illegal.

    i once worked with a quadrapalegic who had some hand/arm control. i helped teach her how to use dragon naturally speaking for general computer use. we also learned to play some games using it. civ 4 worked great with voice software. since she was no mobile, swapping discs didnt work. rather than use an online patch, i contacted the developer, and they sent me a nocd patch, that only worked with 1 cd key. it was great.
     
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    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    It is not illegal because it is not a game. It is obviously illegal to use them to play pirated games, but the exe's themselves are legal.

    For example, the R4 for the DS is legal, providing you only use it to play homebrew.
     
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    [DT] Gearhead Surf Coder

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    There are some incredibly compelling reasons to not have protection schemes that require an original disc (the above is clearly one of those).

    Unfortunately, piracy is rampant (for all forms of media), so I at least understand companies wanting to protect their ASSEtS :D

    ...and honestly, while there's some legal uses for apps like the ones linked - I'm sure the vast majority of No-CD apps, WiiKEYs, DVDDecrypters, etc., are being used for less-than-legal activities. Hahaha, kind of like the head shops around - I'm sure there are a few people smoking Rum Runner from The Tinderbox in those giant water bongs, but I think we all know the majority if what's actually passing through 'em :D
     

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