September 7th, 2011

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Someone gets it right!

2000AD are selling some of their trade paperbacks as digital editions. And they are doing it _right_.

1) The price is about a third of the cost of the physical version.
2) It's in utterly DRM-free formats, both cbz and pdf.

Now, will someone please let the book industry know? I refused to pay for DRMed music, and I'm sure as hell not changing that for books.

via Andrew Hickey.



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You can rent them by the yard

Just to be entirely clear, we're talking about _ebooks_ here.

A Spotify equivalent for books

All the books I can eat, for a monthly fee? Awesome!
28(52.8%)
Not owning all of my books? Awful!
25(47.2%)

I would be willing to pay up to...

Nothing. I wouldn't use such a service.
21(38.9%)
£2/month
7(13.0%)
£5/month
11(20.4%)
£10/month
9(16.7%)
£15/month
1(1.9%)
£20/month
3(5.6%)
More
2(3.7%)
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Dear Game Developers

If you are going to have save points, rather than letting me save my game wherever I fancy, then please place them _after_ the cut scene that leads into the fight, not before it.

(This post brought to you by incredibly frustration with Bayonetta, where the save points are frequently before a short walk, then a cut scene. Which means that death causing a loading screen, then a short walk, then another loading screen to get you to the cutscene, then another loading screen to get you into the actual fight that you've already died in 15 times.)



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