> So that is it in a nutshell. In MY case, piracy led to sales, and attempting to stop > piracy of a title prevented a sales. Maybe I'm a minority, but I refuse to believe > I'm alone here.
You're not. I've refused to buy titles because the anti-piracy methods were so excessive they made it impossible for me to even PLAY the damn thing. That or they bitched about me having CD emulation software so they refused to run. Fuck that noise, I paid for your game and refuse to be told what I can and cannot have installed in my machine.