Musings of a Muse

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Feb 11, 2009

Pieces of Life: The Sims Edition

So OMFGBBQWTF! The fact that EA Games continues to bundle it's games with SecuROM totally rips into the Muse but if that wasn't enough guess what else they are doing now!?

Check it.

Not only do they bundle games with SecuROM but now they pushed the release date for The Sims 3 from February to freaking June! I may be dead by then dude!

I dunno what's worst....the delayed release or the bloody SecuROM!

Give me a shoulder I need to cry.

Hold me.

Apologies, back to our regularly scheduled cosmetic musings....

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Blogger Phyrra said...

I hate that SecuRom stuff, too ;(

February 11, 2009 at 9:50 PM  
Anonymous Nell said...

I don´t even know what you are talking about, lol. At least I get the part about June! Feel like a very old woman now...

February 12, 2009 at 1:57 AM  
Blogger Emma said...

I feel you pain over game releases being pushed back! I was soooo depserate for Animal Crossing for Wii, I nearly burst!

February 12, 2009 at 4:17 AM  
Blogger En エヌ said...

Ahh! The Sims is so addicting. I hope these means that we'll be seeing more price cuts for the Sims 2 packs.

Has SecurROM actually prevented pirating software? It seems like it hasn't made a difference. A positive one, anyway!

February 12, 2009 at 4:50 AM  
Blogger Eka said...

What?!!!! I'm a The Sims fan too, I play it for almost the whole day especially when I'm on a vacation... hehe But that is really sad news. It's too bad that we are at their mercy. We just really have to wait but that is really sad... really... really... sad. Sorry I can't give you a shoulder to cry on.

February 12, 2009 at 5:30 AM  
Anonymous Ana said...

Arrrghhhh!I would survive the SecuRom somehow,but June???>:( I mean,they announced it for February half a year ago...

February 12, 2009 at 8:30 AM  
Anonymous Jessy said...

They are digging themselves a grave.
Spore is the most torrented game because of securom so if they do this with the sims3, they are going to go bankrupt!

I hope they come to their senses and remove it.
I know what I'll do if they add securom in it...
And only 5 installations? One more reason to torrent it.

February 12, 2009 at 11:41 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hate it with a passion dd! Ugh!

February 12, 2009 at 12:25 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi nell!

LOL it's a game :) Not old hun ;) not old at all...maybe un-geek-like?! hehe!

February 12, 2009 at 12:26 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi emma!

omg I've been waiting on AC on Wii too!! Damn them all to hell :)

February 12, 2009 at 12:27 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey en!

lord I HOPE so as I think they are seriously overpriced. What's the price your side!?

Hell no you can totally fiddle with securRom a fair bit all it really does is freak with a person's box and cause general woe!

February 12, 2009 at 12:28 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi eka!

lol awesome :) I really hate they pushed it forward...I'm wondering why at the moment..prob buggy as hell!

Aw shucks thanks for just listening ;)

February 12, 2009 at 12:53 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi ana!

I KNOW! Omg it's freaking me out as I was looking forward to it. Damn them!

February 12, 2009 at 12:53 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey jessy!

agreed...I don't get it as they've been sued a few times already over securom!

They refuse to listen to any of that's the worst part. Hells yes I know what I'll do too!

drives me bats they fail to acknowledge it :P

February 12, 2009 at 12:58 PM  
Blogger En エヌ said...

I usually purchase my computer games from the US since computer games are very expensive here. The Sims is usually 1.5-2 times the US price but for other imported games it can be 3 times as much. Computer gaming isn't all that popular here so stores can stick on whatever price they want. Sob.

February 12, 2009 at 11:26 PM  
Blogger Jo said...

tell me about it! i've placed my order for the CE hoping to get it feb ... but june?!? what the hell am i supposed to do by then. gosh EA ... and what is with securom. i was thinking maybe they were going to release another S2 xpac to cash in but oh well.

February 13, 2009 at 3:48 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi en!

whoa...that's sick! ew! I'm shocked to hear but than again I imagine much of the culture is concentrating on consoles!

I'm more of a pc gamer than a console.

February 13, 2009 at 3:49 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

ps en if you need help getting any games here lmk!

February 13, 2009 at 3:50 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...


tell me about it disappointed here :(

don't worry I'm positive the expansions will still release even after s3!

anything for $$$$$

February 13, 2009 at 3:51 PM  
Blogger En エヌ said...

Thank you, Muse! Half of my family lives in the States so I have a personal shipping service when it comes to US games/products =).

Completely unrelated to The Sims but I'm actually having trouble acquiring Korean products. If you have any ideas, please let me know. There are Missha and Face Shop stores here but nothing from Etude House and most other Korean brands. The majority of Japanese internet sites selling Etude House products have them at three times the orignal price. GMarket it also available in Japan but they've also marked up the prices. I think I might actual visit Korean sometime this year and take a bunch of goodies back with me but there are some products I'm just dying to try.

February 14, 2009 at 3:54 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey en

sorry for the delayed reply!

Awesome :-D hehe!

I can prob help me :)

February 17, 2009 at 2:16 PM  

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