Oblivion 28 nov, 2012 @ 11:49am
Requires PERMANENT Internet connection
Well I was interested but seeing that glaring requirement has completely turned me off from ever purchasing the game.

For those denying that it's not used for DRM purposes, please follow this link:

"Originally posted by His Majesty, the Lord of Space:

Furthermore, I found this thread with head developer literally saying it's for DRM purpose: http://www.minerwars.com/ForumTopic.aspx?id=95 see second post."
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Dux Corvan 28 nov, 2012 @ 11:54am 
Same here. I won't avail this kind of abusive DRM.
A pool of lava you didn't see 28 nov, 2012 @ 11:56am 
nice catch, saved me $20
AJ, Lord of Chaos 28 nov, 2012 @ 11:58am 
It's probably not a DRM per se but some MMO-base like in Diablo 3. D3 always failed and dropped out in the middle of a session. I don't mind the logging in once but don't wanna drop out of the game the whole time while playing. Sorry no offline mode means I'm not buying - a shame really.
Oblivion 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:00pm 
@AJ Any requirement that forces you to have an internet connection is DRM. I will not support any company that has no offline mode for single player. For Eff's sake, it's single player. But yes, pass this around to those curious about the game and remind them of the horrid flop that D3 has faced because of always-on DRM.
VA1N 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:04pm 
Is the single player online though? Not sure how they are handling the game but I thought there was talk about it being an MMO type game.
Oblivion 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:05pm 
@Va1n, Yes - even the single player requires online. Check at the bottom of the page under additional requirements.
{RP}Shea 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:11pm 
No buy for me either because of this
Dinkleberg 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:15pm 
thx for sharing that information. no money was given
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Carlz0r 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:19pm 
I'm both glad and sad that I read this topic.. glad, because I refuse to buy a game with no offline functionality, so it prevented me from making a mistake.. sad because it looked really cool.. like it might remind me of the days of my youth spent playing Descent.

I never expected this from an indie, crowd-funded game. Deeply disappointed.. not just because I can't play, but disappointed in the developers.
Jayne_Cobb 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:20pm 
Thanks for the heads up.
The CRAIGGERS! 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:20pm 
Thanks for the heads up. A shame.
dE in dEmand 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:33pm 
Well, that's a pity. Their choice and I respect that. But in this case my money stays with me and I'll skip this game. That's my choice. Thanks for the warning.
Kenuty 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:38pm 
Been collecting steam game for ages, I was going to stream and give away some copies on twitch BUT i don't support this type of drm, and Diablo 3 was truly garbage as top said, Thanks for the warning, you save me over 100 dollars. I would wait until it hits the sales bin christmas or spring for 5 dollars if thats the case.
Oblivion 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:41pm 
Please pass this along. I see a lot of suckers supporting this type of draconian DRM. The developers have purposely hid this requirement deep and make no mention of it except in the fine print. This is absolutely disgraceful.
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shivars 28 nov, 2012 @ 12:43pm 
Has anyone actually looked on the official site? i suggest you do, particularly the About page.

Spoiler: its not a secret and its not drm
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