I've always thought these things were really neat. You can pay whatever you want for the 5 games (World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru, Penumbra), and share it with charities or give all proceeds to the developers.
I'm also very curious about the actual rate of people who would pirate these games (and not pay for them later), as there is absolutely no incentive to, unless ofc you don't have a credit card or paypal account.
But even then, I mean, a parent certainly wouldn't mind paying a couple bucks for
They make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside - not some lazy bum begging for donations, and not some overprotective corporation milking customers for all they can.
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