Greenheart Games is a small independent video game publisher that just released their first title, Game Dev Tycoon, last week. But alongside the legitimate version, they also uploaded a torrent containing a cracked version of the game.
Fast forward to later that day when pirates start complaining they can’t proceed any further in the sim because all the games they develop get virtually pirated. So actually a revenge to the game pirates, so they can fell how it is with them around! Tricky!
Pie chart showing how many legitimate copies vs. pirated copies were being played after the first day (it’s depressing).