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Would it be a sin to download games for free that are not free?

Discussion in 'Gamers Zone' started by Jags, Feb 14, 2020.

  1. Jags

    Jags Member

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    I Found a website that has many games that are paid on steam would it be a sin to download them and play them for free?
     
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  2. NW82

    NW82 Quote scripture or your argument is invalid.

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    Unless its freeware or abandonware, i.e. does not have a software license for sale, then what you are suggesting is theft, and in turn a sin.
     
  3. HARK!

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    I don't know much about Steam or Federal laws on this; but I do know the Bible.

    (CLV) Mt 7:12
    All, then, whatever you should be wanting that men should be doing to you, thus you, also, be doing to them, for this is the law and the prophets.

    Ask yourself; if you had spent a good chunk of your life, learning how to write games, and then, at long last, finally writing one that people like.

    It's now payday for you.

    How would you feel if people started finding a way to take all of your hard work, and use it without paying you?
     
  4. lsume

    lsume Well-Known Member Supporter

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    If it’s stealing then yes. How many people use software they didn’t pay for? How about using Netflix that you didn’t pay for? The Good Lord will Tell you when your sinning. If you don’t listen long enough, you will stop hearing him.
     
  5. lismore

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    Pay the money, you'll feel better.
     
  6. jasonMalloy1999

    jasonMalloy1999 Well-Known Member

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    pay the money man its stealing also u getting any of the new consoles this year xbox series x im coming for that lol
     
  7. HARK!

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    [​IMG]
     
  8. Jags

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    Nah man not into any consoles and don't plan on playing video games in the upcoming yrs lol i did this in the past and just wanted to know if it was a sin to continue this
     
  9. ColoRaydo

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    Years ago a coworker gave me a bunch of pirated songs and programs. I put them on my computer. A couple of weeks later my computer fried itself.

    Viruses? Maybe.
    God teaching me a lesson? I think so.

    I don’t do that anymore because it’s stealing, regardless of who actually stole it.
     
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  10. lsume

    lsume Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Your example of writing code was a good example. I have written a lot code over the years and now I’m retired.
     
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