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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 play demos without paying for them. There is nothing wrong with asking questions about a demo rather than the full version of a game. On the other hand, if a demo ...


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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 from the original game in addition to the modified versions. (Some ROM hacks are basically complete rewrites, but these are rare, and imo shouldn't really count as ...


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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 content or features for free is the definition of piracy, and we have a zero-tolerance stance on providing support for piracy. The definition you cited is not an ...


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