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Questions tagged [game-piracy]

Piracy, cracks, key-gens and other copyright circumvention methods are off topic on Arqade. Use this tag for questions regarding site policy on the topic of piracy/cracks, or where piracy is a factor in question closure.

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When does a question "support piracy and pirated games"?

There's been a lot of talk recently about what it means to support piracy and pirated games. A very recent example is this question, in which a user asks a question that turns out to be a valid ...
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What's bad in helping someone move their save files from a cracked game?

This question was asked and closed: The Binding Of Isaac: move stats from pirated version to legal, steam-bought version? How is it suddenly not a good idea to help a person move their progress from a ...
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We shouldn't help users run pirated software [duplicate]

Edit: There does seem to be a bit of confusion from some people about my stance, so I want to be perfectly clear: We shouldn't require users to prove they own a copy of the game, and we should assume ...
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Why are questions about piracy and related issues off-topic?

This site seems to have a harsh policy regarding piracy, and it makes me wonder. However, I am sure that there do exist grounds to ban questions regarding pirated games. If you admit using an old, ...
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