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Does exploiting a demo to access portions of the game locked behind the paid version constitute as Piracy?

In general: This is a bit of a gray area. It's not always obvious whether a developer strictly intended for a demo to allow something, and developers (usually) do intend for players to download and ...
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How exactly did this answer violate our Piracy policy?

Was that answer unintentionally advocating pirated content (despite the website saying it doesn't support piracy)? As far as I could tell, yes. The purpose of the pages in the answer is for users to ...
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What should we do with questions that ask about cracked versions of free games?

Is this a bad thing to do? It is not recommended to post an answer to a question that is off-topic; even more so if it does not even answer the question. If the question is off-topic, it will ...
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Are ROM hacks considered piracy?

There are two main ways I know of to distribute a ROM hack: As a complete (patched) ROM – this is the version of the game that is directly playable, but it often includes verbatim assets and code ...
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Does exploiting a demo to access portions of the game locked behind the paid version constitute as Piracy?

Does accessing paid content through a demo using exploits fall into the category of piracy? Yes. You are bypassing a restriction in order to access paid content or features for free. Getting paid ...
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Why are questions about piracy and related issues off-topic?

If you admit using an old, outdated version of a game, you may be asked why are you playing it to check if you have pirated the game. If you admit playing a version that is no longer legally ...
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