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    The Amiga Corporation was a company primarily known for releasing the Amiga line of computers.

    Was this the biggest casualty of Piracy

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    #1  Edited By matttty

    I remember everyone i knew had like 100 games, non of them paid for. What do you think? I never owned one but i remember it the Amiga folding.

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    #2  Edited By OmegaPirate

    I have an Amiga 600 -and i swear i have a massive box of disks, i mean, thousands and none of them are paid for original, all blank 3 1/2 floppys lovingly dedicated by an anonymous donor

    Amiga got raped but man as a kid i loved that machine
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    #3  Edited By MattyFTM  Moderator

    Yeah, I had an amiga as a kid, and although I had quite a few legit games, I had far more pirated games. I didn't even realize at the time.

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    #4  Edited By StaticFalconar

    No, the dreamcast was.


    The dreamcast was the easy victom of piracy since it was released during a time when more people had the internet, and a simple disc swap made it so you can play all the game you wanted.

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    #5  Edited By turbomonkey138

    I didnt pay for a game once when i had a amiga .... damn if id of known that this would fuck the company up :(

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    #6  Edited By Alex_Murphy
    StaticFalconar said:
    "No, the dreamcast was. The dreamcast was the easy victom of piracy since it was released during a time when more people had the internet, and a simple disc swap made it so you can play all the game you wanted."
    Yea piracy killed the dreamcast because you didn't need a mod chip or any kind of modification and CD burners were becoming common. At the end of the dreamcast's life cycle they released a new version that couldn't read CD's but it was too late by that point.
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    #7  Edited By Alex_V

    Hard to answer.

    But presumably piracy didn't harm Commodore itself, because nobody pirated the actual machine, which was what they sold. You could argue that they sold a lot more units because of piracy, rather than the opposite.

    It was a very successful computer, it seems to me. Only died out when PCs clearly started to beat it in terms of technology. Possibly killed by the CD drive alone.

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    #8  Edited By HazBazz

    yeah, i dont think any of my amiga games were legit

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