I saw the article on Kotaku last weekend and a couple days later bought it just because of the DRM-free. Of course, I even chose to do so via GOG. They can't really say it doesn't add sales when they do something right. Just like after I read the article here about the Witcher being DRM-free and went out and bought it. I figure it important to vote with your wallet to support it and show that DRM-free is a valid choice for a game to sell well.
I guess anyone who says that not using DRM creates lost sales hasn't met me. I've bought the first two Witcher games twice (the first time after the first article on here talking about their lack of DRM). And, I might go a third time on the first to, via gog.com. Definitely getting Witcher 3 straight from them.
Wouldn't that make sense if they announced it? If they want to justify their budget (and their agency), they should show results. So far, all losses, though. Since we had economic busts, plus they said they need these programs to stop things like the Boston Marathon bombings. Only positive thing is that they're consistent.
Perhaps they're not getting the creators (artists) because they're paying the studio execs, MPAA people, and DHS and ICE, while trying their hardest to not pay artists. Next, we'll see politicians join them, if Chris Dodd doesn't rush that first.
While I can see people having issues with this, I don't see any resistance taking any form besides speech and complaining. As far as people opposing it in any other way, I doubt anyone will because they likely won't see the majority on their side and are generally afraid to be the first to move. I figure it's like the people who say that the government can take their guns 'from their cold, dead hands'. Most people will peacefully surrender their weapons, especially considering the police has the advantage of training, numbers, and equipment in which to apply the necessary force to scare those people.
Either way, people in America expect the government to protect them, even if they give everything up.
Because of this article, I found out about the game in the first place. By the fact that tinyBuild put there game out there, doing something interesting, it reached me and I decided to buy it, of course after seeing the trailer. I'd say they have a good idea and can use it.
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