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aunsophaunsoph Registered User regular
edited October 2008 in Penny Arcade Games
So, just out of curiosity, how many activations are we entitled to with each Episode?

And what triggers them? Uninstalling an older release and installing a new one? A plain reinstall? Or does it write itself on the registry and only a fresh new OS setup would pop it?

I need to know because I'm reinstalling Episode 1 and adding Episode 2 in a more organized directory structure. Previously, I thought they would all go into the same folder, so I never bothered with say "C:\Games\Rain-Slick\Episode X\" or whatever.

I also reinstalled the game every time Greenhouse made available a new release of Episode 1. (I really want to know why they couldn't just release smaller patches instead.)

Basically, I just want to know if I already blew a few of them on trivial stuff.

I initially posted this inside the DRM thread, but I doubt that one's being checked lately.

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  • HH VladHH Vlad Registered User regular
    edited October 2008
    Reinstalling does not count as an activation. There is technically no limit. The system will stop after a while and give an error at which time we ask you to email customer support. We will have no problem resetting it unless their is blatant abuse of a given license.

    Regarding patches, given that there are sometimes fixes both in data and code, we feel it is safer to deliver a complete tested and compressed package.

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