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Topic # 23888 10-Jul-2008 19:36
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Me again.. I've just been offered a very clean Quake 4 game but the guy says he doesn't have the key. It's all original with box and instructions... does anyone know if this will play without the key?

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  Reply # 146353 10-Jul-2008 20:21
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The keys are normally used for when installing the game, so no key = no installation.
The keys are usually inside the covers of the manuals or on the back of the CD case.




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  Reply # 146372 10-Jul-2008 20:40
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Yes, I realise that... I just wondered if there was a way around it.

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  Reply # 146622 11-Jul-2008 10:38
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Apart from gaining someone elses key, no way round it.

If the game dosent use the key for online games (the way Steam/Half life does), then using someone elses is just a moral dilemma more than anything :)




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  Reply # 146804 11-Jul-2008 14:48
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Morals? How do you spell that?

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  Reply # 146839 11-Jul-2008 15:38
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Moral
–adjective
1.of, pertaining to, or concerned with the principles or rules of right conduct or the distinction between right and wrong; ethical: moral attitudes.
2.expressing or conveying truths or counsel as to right conduct, as a speaker or a literary work; moralizing: a moral novel.
3.founded on the fundamental principles of right conduct rather than on legalities, enactment, or custom: moral obligations.
4.capable of conforming to the rules of right conduct: a moral being.
5.conforming to the rules of right conduct (opposed to immoral): a moral man.
6.virtuous in sexual matters; chaste.
7.of, pertaining to, or acting on the mind, feelings, will, or character: moral support.
8.resting upon convincing grounds of probability; virtual: a moral certainty.
–noun
9.the moral teaching or practical lesson contained in a fable, tale, experience, etc.
10.the embodiment or type of something.
11.morals, principles or habits with respect to right or wrong conduct.




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  Reply # 146851 11-Jul-2008 15:47
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Hahahahaha! A man with a sense of humour!  Morals slow one down..... and give the bad guys time to get away.

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