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Monday, May 18, 2009
 

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Basilisk Seeks Feedback On Eschalon Book 2 Registration
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 2 comments

Basilisk Games has announced plans to add registration codes to Eschalon Book II, the second in the "old school" fantasy RPG series. A new post on the official forums solicits feedback from owners of the previous game, which did not require registration codes. Book II will continue the storyline and feature a variety of new skills, new creatures, and a larger world to explore.

With Book II we are thinking about handling distribution they way others (such as the fine folks @ Spiderweb Software, for example) do it by having one version of the game that has a limited play area, and you would use a key code to unlock the "full version".

Using a key is not about copy protection or preventing piracy. Remember, Book I is not protected at all- we will not use an invasive DRM on our games. The registration system simply gives customers a "receipt" that grants them permission to download and access the full game. You can still be a wanker and share your serial number with other people, just like you can take the files for Book I and upload them to a file sharing site. Nothing will stop you from pirating our games except our death from lack of sales.

This whole "registration key idea" is about giving customers easier access to what they purchase from us. Right now, if you want version 1.05, you have to ask us to send you a new download link. Also patches are very dangerous (if not impossible, on Linux) to release because it can break existing games. So, using a key to unlock the full version (which you can always download the latest from us) seems to be the best solution, so far.
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Basilisk Games Forums: Book II Registration
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