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Old 01-13-2011, 07:04 AM   #1
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Boycott EvenBalance Products?

Anyone else intending to boycott all EvenBalance (Punkbuster company) products? I know for a fact I won't be buying BC3 if it uses PB, nor will I buy any Punkbuster game.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 07:07 AM   #2
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because you hack to much ?
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:08 AM   #3
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Umm..No. No boycott.
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:08 AM   #4
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informative post is informative

no I won't be boycotting any products with punkbuster in
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:11 AM   #5
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because you hack to much ?
Nope, because PB auto-kicks anyone with my hardware (NVIDIA Optimus) and they specifically said they NEVER intend to fix it. Nice try though. Frankly I'm surprised you even care. From my impression everyone hates them anyway.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 08:27 AM   #6
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i wont beacuse it works and if you have half a brain you know what to do if PB kicks you.
update it.
useless thread.

i take it we wont be seeing you on these forums any more?
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Old 01-13-2011, 08:33 AM   #7
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I would prefer VAC, but meh.
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Old 01-13-2011, 08:36 AM   #8
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I don't really like PB... but the new version used in for example in BC2 has always worked perfectly for me and is not as anal about game overlays, which would ALWAYS kick me in 2142, CoD4 and those games. No boycotting here.
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Old 01-13-2011, 08:46 AM   #9
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Come on guys, game related boycotts on the internet are proven ways of crippling companies. Lets Do it!!! Oooohhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-13-2011, 08:47 AM   #10
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PB auto-kicks anyone with my hardware (NVIDIA Optimus)
Do they accept paypal donations?
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Old 01-13-2011, 09:01 AM   #11
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Maybe you should start a boycott on an NVIDIA Optimus forum.
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Old 01-13-2011, 09:01 AM   #12
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Never had any trouble out of punkbuster and I get the impression it does a much better job than VAC based on what I hear about the CoD series.
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Old 01-13-2011, 09:08 AM   #13
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great post. now i'll make sure i don't get optimus.
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Old 01-13-2011, 09:22 AM   #14
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Urm, nope.

Yes, I dislike Punkbuster.
Yes, I would prefer VAC so I won't get kicked for overlays anymore.
No, it is not that bad that I will miss out on a good game for it.


However, it will mean that I won't buy the game on release, only later during sale like I did with BC2.
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Old 01-13-2011, 09:24 AM   #15
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It was annoying when I had to turn on Punkbuster back in the days of CS, but for now, since it's integrated into the game, one anti-cheat is just the same as another imo.
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