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Windows EA's guessing game LOL

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by 5hadow, 4 Nov 2008.

  1. 5hadow

    5hadow What's a Dremel?

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  2. benjamyn

    benjamyn What's a Dremel?

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    If the misprint was high enough users it shouldn't have made it through production unnoticed but I think thats a good enough answer if the misprint is just one character saves sending manual/game back as well as time and money. I just hope it's not a case of having to re-type the key every time the wrong code is put in.
     
  3. nukeman8

    nukeman8 What's a Dremel?

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    They could of suggested worse.
    The usual "send the game back and we take 2 weeks to send a new out" would be alot worse
     
  4. mushky

    mushky gimme snails

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    It's a sensible suggestion to be fair. Having said that, if it's on a PC it wouldn't be too hard to try them all as long as it didn't delete the whole string on a wrong guess (I dont think it does)
     
  5. Solidus

    Solidus Superhuman

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    Or return it to the retailer for replacement?
     
  6. ChromeX

    ChromeX Minimodder

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    EA suck so badly! I've bought a fair few games over the years, and i've had this problem before... with 2 EA games! I mean how ****ing hard is it? Not content with releasing rushed, bug-ridden pieces of ****, they cant even produce the right CD keys for them? I despair, I really do!
     
  7. nukeman8

    nukeman8 What's a Dremel?

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    ya know for some reason they would never let me do that when i have had various problems in the past with EA games.
    Would make perfect sense if they let you but i suppose for this problem its alot easier for problem just to guess the last character
     
  8. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    The best thing i had once was when i bought a sealed copy of Need for Speed Underground. Disk 1 was English, but Disk 2 was Italian, so the files on it where wrong, and i couldn't install the game, result = epic fail

    Sam
     
  9. itazura

    itazura PAWAA GURABU DAISUKI, YABAI DESU YO

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    oh ea, you never fail to amuse me.
     
  10. Kúsař

    Kúsař regular bit-tech reader

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    EA put me through their guessing game already - I bought Battlefield Anthology and CD key for second add-on - "Secret Weapons..." was incorrect. I guess it's their new copy protection :D
     
  11. cliffski

    cliffski Game Designer

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    I wish they would use a CD key font I could actually READ. And print it bigger than 8 point...
     
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