Am I the only person having this problem? Though this same error happened with the creature creator which worked up until I downloaded new drivers (I think..) 09/13/2008 04:13:46 Subject: Another instance of the game is already running It's EA's decision, not Will's." Yes as I was saying, I feel bad that his WORK has to suffor. If the movie studios had developed a type of VHS tape in the 80s which blanked itself if played on any player other than the first one you played it on, useful reference
Its much, much more. key named HKLMSOFTWARESecuROM!CAUTION! I've spent a dozen years coming up with business models, many of which we've discussed here. Re: Spore won't start up « Reply #20 on: September 05, 2008, 03:46:24 am » -What laptop brand and model is it (the whole model number, not just the series.
From thier point of view they can either use draconian DRM and treat PC gamers as the theives we are, or they can use no DRM and go out of business. DarkEdgeTV 1,206,995 views 7:13 SPORE: Modded - GOODIE GREEN! | Ep1 Season5 - Spore Cell Stage - Duration: 30:49. Logged Necrox Venture Conqueror Posts: 782 Underwater Civs For President! Trademarks belong to their respective owners.
But it takes a team of two-dosen designers a couple of years to put together a quality game and you want them to live off tshirt sales like...webcomic authors?[reply to this|link se daran cuenta que al tratar de abrir el juego solo se oye un pitido y nada mas... I think they realize that DRM at best only slows piracy, but they get no profit from someone who buys a used game. collector's edition games are a good example.
eventually it turns into people thinking of the game (infinite good) as free, but they are willing to pay for the cool merchandise and the experience that the creative documentation provides How am I supposed to play the game AND browse the manual at the same time effectively? I'm sorry if I haven't answered the comments to your satisfaction but I have to believe that the overall content of the blog and my participation in the comments would suggest However, it's treated like standalone game software, in that there are no subscription fees, just one-time charges for each part of the game.
and also run it in windowed mode if these solutions don't help. You ANONYMOUS Coward!![reply to this|link to this|view in thread] Anonymous Coward, Sep 10th, 2008 @ 8:13am Re: Unforgiven"I go out of my way to pirate and distribute EA games for the After waiting two days for a response from EA support, they tell me to look at their FAQ...seriously? XP doesn't have the same authentication layer so while the issues may seem similar I doubt they have the same background.The only thing I can think of if this IS the
Oh, that's before he said the game MADE money, left out that part. see here the game won't start, at all! they might also have key-rings, necklaces, cloth maps, or other things that set the tone of the game and draw a player more into the experience. EA is the publisher.
All Rights Reserved. Please try again later. Even Microsoft seems to be getting it. http://phabletkeyboards.com/spore-error/spore-error.php I did see that when I try to run the program the mem usage goes to about 62,9xx K then the cpu goes down the zero and it stops there.
Logged My Spore Creatures Thread - Sporepedia Profile - YouTube Profile Bearsman113 Pong Paddle Posts: 1 Re: Spore won't start up (SOLUTION) « Reply #27 on: September 09, 2008, 08:18:16 pm So, well done, Securerom. Its the same ole EA, tatooed Aussie "pitchmen" not withstanding.[reply to this|link to this|view in thread] Buck Forland, Sep 10th, 2008 @ 5:32am DRM?
but here is a post I made about how game developers can make money with the tangible goods model: Many MMO games give their game (infinite good) away or sell at Contact customer support". So, just stfu about Spore being attractive to power/hardcore gamers. 09/13/2008 05:18:48 Subject: Re:Another instance of the game is already running  Alert xdarkcodex Microbe Joined: 09/12/2008 08:47:22 Messages: 89 Now I'll be using THEM as my game distributer instead of you.[reply to this|link to this|view in thread] Sunny, Sep 11th, 2008 @ 8:20am Ridiculous...DRM harms ONLY legit consumers.
It is stupid too. You got short with that guy because he was making fun of your standard business-model arguments; fair enough. Creature creator worked just fine for me but also came to this conclusion a week back. Get More Info Most book publishers' staffs are not people who read for pleasure.
And I believe Steam has something like that phone home even for a local game crap. Looks like EA accomplished nothing but keeping money that people would have spent on Spore in the pockets of people who would like to be a paying consumer but refuses to Of course I know Techdirt is a business above a blog but isn't that what you're meant to do? They were actually useful. "where developers went wrong was getting rid of all that cool stuff (many even reduced down to just the CD with only an electronic version of the
They seem to know now that it pisses people off, costs money to implement, and in the end, it's not at all effective. EA Ignored The Warnings; Now Getting Slammed For Spore's DRMfrom the they-were-warned dept Back in May, we wrote about an uproar in the gamer community over EA's decision to include some