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Looks like someone hacked the game & posted it for free

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Sucks, but it was bound to happen.

If anyone from DF is reading this - they should file a complaint. They could get it off Youtube anyway.

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Yeah, I did a google search for something Broken Age related, and one of the top hits is a torrent site. Seriously pissed me off. And there was nothing even download related in what I was searching...I'd share what I was searching, but I'd rather not provide anyone else easy access to it.

I don't think there is anything they can do about those though :/

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Why would anyone who can read here download it from a torrent?

This is a private forum and by that everyone here has an original copy.

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This just in: videogame piracy is a thing. In a related story, scientists have confirmed that water is in fact wet.

In all seriousness, this is kind of a dick move by one of the backers. They could have at least waited until the 28th.

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I can't find any whois info on gripped.biz but a cursory search for of their IP shows that it is hosted by CloudFlare, so Double Fine may be able to contact them with copyright complaints.

Also a search of the gripped.biz site brings up some forum threads about malware and it has a very poor rating on Web of Trust.

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Why would you post a link to it here on the forum? I know everybody here has bought it anyway, but still.

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Even if the game is on torrent sites I would not even touch sites that post youtube videos to download. They are so very often mallware sites best way to get your pc hacked.

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Why would you post a link to it here on the forum? I know everybody here has bought it anyway, but still.
So Double Fine and the users can report it.

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It's probably riddled with viruses. That whole page looks horribly bogus. The numbers at the top are actually just an image, for example.

Here's the people who are hosting it: https://twitter.com/cpagrip

I'd Tweet them, but I recently killed my Twitter account after getting bullied by some losers.

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Why would anyone who can read here download it from a torrent?

This is a private forum and by that everyone here has an original copy.

Because they're dicks who want their slacker non-backer friends to play too?

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i know this sounds weird and i'm not sure if this is a risk of a ban. but what if in another world double fine put out their own official torrent?

if i remember correctly some certain group of film makers did that with a certain documentary they made.....not sure was it three player productions? or 1 player productions?

anyways im not sure if double fine knows who they are, maybe they can share some information with double fine if they manage to get a hold of them magically. im guessing a documentary is easier to download and consume than a game so there would be more risk putting out a documentary for free than a game...right?

im not saying broken age should be free....but if theres a virus ridden torrent, that kinda is the reason 1 player productions (or was it three) did that thing with the documentary they made.

i donno maybe im just crazy and live in a different reality than everyone else!

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I think you should probably take the links down and email it to Double Fine instead, though I doubt there's a whole lot they can do about it, and even if they did manage to get that link taken down, I highly doubt it's the only pirated version out there.

Practically every game gets pirated. Game piracy has been around for a long time and you can't really stop random people on the internet from cracking games and posting them in torrent sites and such.

Edit: Oops, didn't realize that this thread was already a week old. :P

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And this will hurt Act 2. I think DF needs the money from the sales of Broken Age to fund Act 2. At least parts of it. And if they sell less than needed ...

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sucks but unfortunately theres more pirates then good people out there

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It's probably riddled with viruses. That whole page looks horribly bogus. The numbers at the top are actually just an image, for example.

Here's the people who are hosting it: https://twitter.com/cpagrip

I'd Tweet them, but I recently killed my Twitter account after getting bullied by some losers.

So did anyone sent a tweet to the above hosting place? It's undoubtedly malware, but still, I presume it would be taken down. Just one Tweet...

https://twitter.com/cpagrip

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Hey folks, just a reminder that posting links to pirated or leaked content (ours or anyone else's) is against the Rules of Decency of the forums. Thanks!

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Hey folks, just a reminder that posting links to pirated or leaked content (ours or anyone else's) is against the Rules of Decency of the forums. Thanks!
Whoops! Sorry, Chris.

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