[bf1942] News about nick change in 1.01?

Brigham Stevens brs at vikingmind.com
Sun Jul 3 19:53:59 EDT 2005

You don't have to have gamespy installed to create an account or play.
I didn't install gamespy. works fine.

Yves wrote:

> 2005/7/3, Mikael Bååth <mikaelbaath at gmail.com
> <mailto:mikaelbaath at gmail.com>>:
>     [whine]
>     It's outrageous that they lock the accounts to gamespy ids.
>     If gamespy was a program without spyware, it wouldn't be such a big
>     beef, but since the program is totaly corrupt with spyware, it's not
>     welcome on my machine, neither will I use their services.
>     I wish spyware would be made illegal in such ways so I never have to
>     see a program try to give anyone spam without them clearly knowing it
>     will before they install.
>     Locking the account to gamespy should also be illegal. Should I have
>     to give gamespy full access to my computer just so I can use the game
>     fully? I bought the game. All the content should be mine to
>     administer
>     in the ways possible to me. Functions put over to a third party which
>     happends to be corrupt, is unacceptable. They should be available to
>     me as an owner of the game, for free, without spyware.
>     Spyware is practically built in to BF2 as it is right now. I bet EA
>     gets theirs from Gamespy for forcing people to sign up.
>     [/whine]
>     --
>     Mikael "FireLynx" Bååth
>     European Battlefield 2 League founder.
>     http://www.eb2l.com
> Signed!!

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