as if it wasn't (apparently?!) scummy enough, i've looked around and don't see that the thread was moved or anything, do they think they can just quietly delete it and it will go away?

Any further information welcome, will link this from the original thread in SGifts since the steamcommunity thread was deleted.

I screenshotted the pages of the thread in my buffer:
page 1
http://i.imgur.com/yKiNA4o.png
http://i.imgur.com/FC0Lh5F.png
http://i.imgur.com/SImmuFc.png
http://i.imgur.com/GcEu0bL.png
page 2
http://i.imgur.com/QrItjY4.png
http://i.imgur.com/fDD2ZTD.png

Really not looking for self-promotion here, by all means make your own and post it and I will thumbs it up, buuuut, until we get our keys back, consider contributing to the steam store dissent in some way:
http://steamcommunity.com/id/ColJackONeillSG-1/recommended/318100

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I already e-mailed IG twice about that, they're well aware of the issue.

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what did IG say? I find it suspicious that the dev just quietly deleted the thread I screenshotted up there....

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Hi,

We apologize for the inconvenience, we are waiting the keys from the publisher and as soon we receive the keys we will let you know.

Thank you for your understanding.

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So we're supposed to believe they're just gonna inject dozens of keys into the happy hour gift bundles to make them right again?

If you've noticed the devs questions, then the purposefully deleted thread, it really seems like they were intentionally getting rid of spare keys in the community. Like, you know, thieving brigand highwaymen robber burglars.

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At that moment I'm afraid that even IG doesn't know yet what will happen.

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No, IG can't fix the existing bundles, rather, they will email you a replacement key when available.

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This is IG's response, email just arrived while I was reading this thread lol:

Hi,
Seemingly the developer removed all the keys from all the Stores and we are waiting for his answer.
As soon as he gets back to us we will make an announcement on the site.
Thank you.

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Same here, exactly the same answer from IG.

Btw, they have deactivated unused AND used keys, at least, mine. My key (activated when I purchased the bundle) now says it's invalid (not used or duplicated). Not sure why they have done this :/

Thanks for posting the screenshots!

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I don't know when they started but didn't they start saying (or have said at least once) that they cannot help you if the key isn't activated in 60 days or something.. I forgot the exact duration :x

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Yeah I think I says somewhere after 60 days of steam keys being up they can't guarantee them or something like that

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But if I pay for a game it has to be redeemable all the time except it is clearly written that the key will expire. So they are not allowed to deactivate the keys...

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Right, that was the message. I feel bad that I wrote an explanation about what it meant to someone and now I forgot it myself and only remembered the 60 days thing D:

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The keys still should not expire or be revoked what IG is saying is after 60 days they can no longer help or offer support if the key does not work for some reason.As sometimes bad keys get throwing into the bundle and they can use unsold keys to replace them before they send them back but after 60 days they send them back and have to wait for more.In this case though i doubt the publisher is going to send them fresh keys giving what they have done already.If the publisher revoked keys then even the ones they have i would assume would be invalid.I am just saying i would not blame IG for this.I can say though the better thing from them to due is give a partial refund as a nice gesture of good faith so to speak.

Just another reason i do not bother with bundles much anymore seems like more and more are filled with garbage or shit publishers like this who revoke keys people paid for.Not that it should excuse what they did but it sure does not make me confident in a bundle purchase for later use.

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Exactly, i read this too. But one thing is not help with these issues (IG) and another one is deactivating sold keys (used and unused), removing posts without notice and don't say anything (developer). There is something weird with this...

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Two devs/publishers managed to deactivate a large batch of keys in a really short timespan. There might be something faulty on Steam's side, like them deactivating a whole batch of keys rather than just the keys from that batch that should have been deactivated.

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I was thinking of trying to get this game as it looks fun to me, should I hold off on getting? I was probably going to get it in the bundle stars bundle if I didn't win it on here. I'm worried about what this could do to the dev, any feedback would be great. Thanks for your time and help

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These guys are dodgy. We should hit them up on twitter

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tell me if this still works
F2MD2-6VDF0-PLH2X

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Invalid

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dang!

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nope, it's invalid.

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Thanks for Skyrim

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This overzealous key revocation trend, because of fear of the grey market, is a real #GamerGate issue that people should focus on.

Stop dehumanizing and terrorizing women and direct that anger at the real enemies.

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Well - GDC just ended and at GDC there was a lot of talk about Grey Market and how to fight it - seems quite a few devs/publishers got inspired by it and decided to take the action without prior proper thinking it through ;)

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Seems like i'll just stop buying the deep discount bundles, they sell happy hour for that extra deep discount, knowing they're purchases they wouldn't otherwise make at all, any money better than no money, was the way it was explained to me...

So they keep proving the bundles aren't a real product, we shouldn't have to deal with this, we pay for it, it should remain valid indefinitely. Why don't we blame esports for the rise of the grey market, g2a and kinguin sponsoring opposing teams of CSGO etc....

I'm sitting on thousands of keys just to give away at my leisure, I've done a few rare trades, and have never sold a key, i hate trading because it's like pulling teeth, i buy extras when they're cheap just to have stuff to give away... they're making enemies of ordinary gamers and sincere gifters.

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Thousands of keys?

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sure, been buying bundles for years from all over.

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I make at least one giveaway a day and my key stash still keeps getting bigger and bigger >.<

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wow, i really should start doing at least a giveaway a day or something like that too, i'm very lazy and usually drop them in chat channels because it's less effort, heh...

But as for Thousands yes just a single IG bundle, with 10 games, you buy on happy hour 4x, for $15, that's 10*20=200 keys from one bundle, then there's all the bundles from all the various sites where we only needed a few games and have tons of leftover.

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But why do you buy 200 keys from one bundle? :D

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Because I like having cheap spare steam game keys to give away to friends, family, in chat room drops, etc.

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pretty much what I meant by my comment. It reminds me of how publishers try to fight piracy by always online intrusive DRMs. They try to fight grey market, but came up with an idea that in the process hurts legitemate gamers and buyers who do not try to profit from reselling keys on grey market - same was as trying to fight piracy with intrusive / always online DRMs they hurt in the process people who legitematelly bought their games and then couldn't run them, because verification servers wen't down, or in SecuRom case being able to install your own game just a few times.

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So AXYOS is being revoked now too? What the hell...

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fallout after this year GDC that just ended. A lot was discussed about fighting resellers at grey markets - turn out same as with fighting pirascy bunch of idiots came up with ways to fight grey market that punishes fair users in the process.

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Are any other games affected by this? Are the devs the ones responsible or are the bundle sites? It seems the latter from what I'm reading.

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there are already 2 games affected by this (besides AXYOS also Days Under Custody - one by dev one by publisher who also happens to be a bundle site. And strangely enough both tried to come up with "brillint" ideas right after this year GDC. One had an idea that keys that got bought but not activated surely will go to grey market (that's why asked when people bought them and why didn't activated them yet), other claims that wanted to revoke just unsold keys so they don't end up on grey market but in the process accidentally revoked all keys sold on 2 bundle sites.

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the first game was Nekro now AXYOS and Days Under Custody follow

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I'm not sure why are they even doing this.

OK, gray market is bad, blah blah. BUT they made the sale, someone paid for the key (and it's not the buyers fault that they offered it in a cheap bundle - no one forced them to do that, you don't see CoD1/2 in bundles even if they are ~100 years old now) and why would they want to revoke keys that are paid for even if they are on the gray market?

I can understand for stolen keys, fraudulent transactions, but this? I don't think it's up to developer/publisher to fight these things, and certainly not in this way which is ridiculous to say the least. Whose smart idea was it in the first place? Do you have more info?

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in this case - probably stupid idea came from dev himself who got inspired by GDC panels and discussions and came up with his own "brillinad" solution, as I don't think things like revoking sold bundle copies were the ideas discussed at GDC ;) As for revoking I believe the thing discussed were not bundle games but review copies ending up on grey market, as for bundles - limiting amount of available purchases, but it's in the hands of bundle sites themselves, main topic was that industry is partially to blame themselves - they hate Grey Market when it cost them their revenue, but have no problem with irt when it gets them money. Grey Maqrket Sites like Kinguin or G2a being official sponsors of esport teams, esport events, youtubers, streamers, professional press accepting and printing their adds, putting sponsored content, Kinguin and G2A being sponsors of official gaming events, conventions, trades, fares etc.

Like I said - nothing like what is happening was proposed, but I believe it could be simply the case of drawing attention to general Grey Market problem and now stupid people coming up with ideas of their own to fix the problem without thinking them through.

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Exactly, this is fraudulent, THEY are fraudulent, they sold us a product and then took it back, they're trying to leave the resellers holding the bag. They cannot legally expire a key unless they tell you that key has an expiration.

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"Gray Market" is legal, at least in my region, EU. Reselling is acceptable even if they don't like it.

They have no right to do that, and it's completely ridiculous.
I don't think any re-seller is making a noticeable profit from a game that costs pennies anyway. This game has been on Steam for 0.5c.. It's not like resellers are damaging it's value or anything.

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actually it's not. There's a ticket about it going through EU for the last years, but not validated yet. The reason is when buying game digitally you are not buying a product. You are buying a service, a licence, a subscription etc. And these have their own TOS which can legally prohibit you from reselling them saying that you're buying a personal service for you yourself only.

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Since then there's been court cases in EU where courts ruled that video ga,me licences are out of these regulations.

Sources:

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Note that the first website is not reporting independently about this but essentially they state things from the POV of their customers/partners.

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In theory this is not something that should impact paying customers, as long as no-one hits the "revoke all" button. Which seem to be what happened here

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The biggest problem AXYOS has is lack of players and now they will have even less.

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I like how the dev is clueless and surprised about people activating their keys a month after the bundle ends... Like there is an unwritten rule saying all keys should be activated in a few days for a bundle sold clearly stating that keys will never expire

http://support.indiegala.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1762325-why-is-it-suggested-to-activate-keys-within-60-days-

Why is it suggested to activate keys within 60 days?

Your purchased keys never expire and can be activated at any time. However, we strongly advise you to activate your keys within 60 days of purchase as it might be troublesome replacing your keys should there be issues.

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What I think they mean by that is that they send back the leftover keys 60 days later.
If a key you get is invalid, they can't replace it as they don't have any or something like that :x

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Pretty much. IG uses this as a blanket defense in case they gave you a used key but took too long to notice it. I would image (though not impossible) to keep track of the 100s of indies they deal with and it would be a headache to help replace a key from 1 year ago :P.

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this happened because they are rus.

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well i made a negative review on steam store outlining the situation with this discussion url in it, but with several hundred reviews it would take a bit of a campaign for them to feel an immediate impact as far as their steam rating goes. I know we have the numbers to bring it way down in this community, but I'd have much preferred the dev/pub just come clean about deleting it, people make mistakes, was it a mistake? was it an overreaction, or was it a poor attempt at covering up?

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Maybe they just want to bring attention to their game?

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The game is so shitty I'm surprised anyone cares, it's not even worth the +1 in your library or those few cents of its price in a bundle.

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Game's price or ratings are irrelevant in this case, it is the principle of the thing..
Also if nobody cares about it now, we will most likely see this kind of issues a lot more later.

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Bad devs will be bad devs. Naming and shaming them won't change anything. Spot them. avoid them, support the good guys and enjoy their good games. Vote with your wallet.

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well - if you buy a bundle because you want games A, B and C that are featured in it you don't really have a choice of not buying game D that is shitty but also in the same bundle.

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That would be a thing if bundles were expensive and you might be better off buying A and B and not paying for half of C that you can live without to get D and E for free, while you don't want D and E at all. But bundles are dirt-cheap and that shitty early access scam excuse of a game might as well not be there in the first place. Of course it's sad that you don't get to choose which devs do get those petty scraps of the dollar you gave and which don't but it's just a dollar, maybe somewhat more if BTA is too tempting.

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I don't get what you mean. You say that if dev of game D is bad dev we should avoid him, not getting his games. But exactly because like you said - bundles are dirt cheap - so cheap that whole Tier 1 of bundle containing A, B, C and D will be cheaper than A, B or C alone. Thus if we want A, B and C we will buy this bundle even if it comes with D we don't really want. What you expect us to do? Resign from buying a bundle with 3 wishlisted games just because theres 4th shitty one in it? Nope. And even if 4th game is shitty - it doesn't matter. Even if we never gonna play it - it doesn't matter. What matters is that we paid for it and it's our. Ofc I would be much more sad if key for A, B or C would get revoked, but nonetheless it doesn't mean I will be ok tif key for D, even if I don't care about it, gets revoked. I paid for this key, it's mine to keep.

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I just mean that 0.xx dollar key of a garbage game like Axyos is not worth all the drama even if revoking keys is not cool. Would you call the police if you found out someone stole an empty beer can from your porch? Sure, when you bought that beer you also paid for the can, and sure, no one but you should decide what to do with it even if you were going to dispose of it anyway, and sure stealing trash is technically still stealing, but is it worth calling police over it and telling all your neighbors about it, warning them to keep their trash safe, put locks on the dumpsters and encouraging to look out for garbage thieves?

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That, like this, could set an uncomfortable precedent. strangers coming up on your porch fiddling with your stuff, what's next? Same here, it's not ok to sell someone something then take it back!

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What's next? I'll take measures if it becomes less harmless. As if everyone just waiting an excuse to steal my shit and might assume I won't do anything if they take my TV if some retard got away with stealing an empty beer can that wasn't nailed to the floor.
Also when it comes to devs taking back something they sold I don't remember people giving a damn about Blizzard blocking accounts from Crimea "because sanctions".

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I am not calling the police - aka I don't intend to take legal action against them for the few cents worth key. But to stay in your example - I won't call the police, but if for some reason I want this can - maybe I sell aluminium when I gather enough? same as I activcate shitty game because I get +1 to lib and may get some cards one day for few extra cents, and this neighbour comes and steal my cans - when talking about him with some other neighbour I will tell him that Jack is stealing my things. Not expensive things, he's not a big thief, but a thief nonetheless.

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Perhaps I'd be able to see more reason in your point of view if those +1s, few extra cents from cards or making bundle leftover GAs meant more to me. Because the energy I'd be spending being outraged by the actions of a harmless thief is worth more to me than what he stole.

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So it's ok to go around stealing bits and pieces from anyone, as long as they aren't worth much?

For example, can I go and take a screw from your car, and then someone else can go and take another screw, and so on? They don't have much value individually, so it's ok, right? At least you still have the motor, and that's a more important thing.

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I don't have a car and don't know much about how important screws are to hold them together, but if you need a screw from my PC that bad go ahead, I have some spares and I keep losing them all the time, just don't take screws from inside that keep my PSU, mobo, HDDs, gfx and sound cards fixed.

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Does it matter if they are important or not, they are only worth less than a dollar each, so no fuss, right? If 20 people take one screw each off of your motherboard (which normally has about 8 or 9, but you had some spares, so I'll count a bit higher), it shouldn't be a problem, because each of them didn't take an important piece, until they are all gone because you have nothing left, and what you paid for isn't working any longer.

If we let one dev remove a key from a bundle package, why not all devs? Each is only a piece, so no big deal, right? You honestly can't see the bigger picture of why things like this can't be allowed?

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Nope. If I start noticing screws missing so often and from critical areas, I'll replace missing screws from my reserves and tighten all the screws so hard that someone who'd want to take them would have to put a considerable amount of effort. If a developer does something I'd care to really dislike they simply won't get my money next time, if all developers do that I'll just stop buying games.

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At least the ones which are already activated don't seem to be revoked...

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And thats a lesson for all you kids, do not fucking save keys! Just use them after purchase

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But what if you want to make an event? or a train? It's not likely that you will be able to purchase tens of different cheap games at the same time, so if you're preparing something like this you're more or less forced to safe keys for set amount of time to pull it off. Not everyone are capable of spending few hundred dollars at once just because they want to make XY GAs long train.

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Yes, all the burden and fault are on these devs/pubs, the bundle was sold as keys being valid indefinitely, and they knew that going into the deal with IG, and they pulled the keys out from under IG. Now if you try to do a chargeback, it will be IG hurting, not the devs, so perhaps a lawsuit against the devs is in order if they do not promptly return our property. legal costs alone would cost far more than every key they sold IG. I wonder what the possibilities are there, I'm sure it would be easier for some countries than for others.

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I'd say it's IG's responsibility to fight the developer/publisher about this. It may not be their fault, but they did agree to sell the unreliable product. If you have sympathy for them, simply ask for a refund first instead of going straight for the chargeback. It will cost them less that way.

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+1, blaming the customer is completely wrong here

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The key is used. It's used when I buy it. At that point, it belongs to me, and the dev has no right to revoke it. If I feel like activating it in a year, or two, or five, it should make no difference.

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^^ Yup

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Wow, so a key from a cheap bundle, which makes it an even cheaper game, got unjustified revoked and now this shall be a lesson "for all us kids"?

Like hell I'll activate all inactivated keys now just because of one 30 cent loss. I trade games I don't want for games I want.

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Had one key here, invalid as well.

Will this become a trend? First Days Under Custody, now AXYOS....

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Good God, I sure hope this doesn't become a trend.

This could really make gifting keys more of a pain than it already is ...
/x1000 facepalms

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I was planning to get the BundleStars bundle with AXYOS in it but not so sure now...

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That key is invalid too. But I didn't want Axyos from that bundle anyway. From the 10 games in that Playlist bundle I activated 8 and only Axyos and wolf in autumn not. I already traded the wolf game and was just about to trade Axyos for Blood Rayne and the other party said 'key invalid' and I stumbled over this crap.

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I did end up buying it and my key worked, sorry to hears did not. :(

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Lost 3 keys then, plus 7 from the Days Under Custody thing until that gets sorted out :(

I remember when the Gearcrack Arena dev removed that game completely from Steam and all unused keys became invalid - http://www.steamgifts.com/discussion/FXZag/gearcrack-arena-all-unused-keys-are-now-invalid/search?page=31337 I lost a few of those as well.

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what a scummy thing to do wow.

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Grey market? Not sure what that is

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When it comes to game keys it's unauthorised re-sellers. Individuals selling keys on G2A, Kinguin or anywhere else would count. You could probably count traders in there too, at least the ones who buy games just to re-sell them and sites like Tremor Games. They were originally bough legitimately, it's just that the person or company who bought it didn't have a distribution deal in place so redistrbution might be frowned upon by some, not by others.

Black market would be counterfeit (fake) keys, stolen keys, and ones bought with stolen credit cards I suppose. Also people selling pirated games.

White market would be official stores who do deals with distributors and/or publishers and have contracts in place.

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Thank you for the information I didn't know it went this deep

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Thanks.
As consumer I like reseller stores though. I often bought games from G2A.
At the end the dev gets the money too because the reseller obviously needed a source for his key.
I don't know what's the fuss about the grey market.

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This is the problem with grey market resellers. While reselling keys that you've bought legitimately is not illegal, a site like G2A or Kinguin makes it far easier for illegally obtained keys to be sold. Funcom & Bethesda have taken steps against grey market sites where keys were purchased and then refunded (through steam mostly, the account key you got was not linked to your steam account). And these are not isolated incidents. I wonder how many cases there are that we don't hear of similar to these.

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But illegal keys are black market and not grey market.

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Illegal keys are being sold on "grey market" sites, like G2A, Kinguin and so on. They have no way of knowing where the keys are from, if you bought 10 humble bundles with your own credit card or with a stolen one. And the "smart" sellers won't draw any attention to themselves, they will just marginally undercut their competitors, so that it does not look like anything shady is going on, so as a consumer, there's no way of knowing either.

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Just a head's up, if the developer of AYXOS or Days in Custody has invalidated or revoked your keys I'd fully suggest filing a complaint (if you live in the US) against both Indie Gala or whichever other bundlesite you purchased the game from and the Publisher of the game directly to the following website

https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-consumer-protection

by invalidating the keys, they violated the consumer protection laws, and as such are open to being fined or forced to compensate people they "stole" from. The price is unimportant but the act of deception and fraud is.

It's pretty much fraud and as such the Government (atleast in the US.. I'm sure the EU has a similar agency) and file a complaint.

I'd assume the complaint would be filed under the online order one.... if enough people report them, the dev will be forced to answer for the fraud and illegal action of removing our keys.. Just an FYI no mention of keys having any chance of being invalidated or revoked exist on IG or any of the other sites.. Even if they did, they can't legally invalidate or revoke legally purchased keys as that is considered Fraud..

@the more you know.. Lets get reporting fellas..

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But IndieGala doesn't have anything to do with the developer revoking the keys. They're as much a victim as the end user in this case and already have to deal with the aftermath of the dev's breach of contract.

If Sony remotely disabled your PS4 consoles because you haven't used it in the last month, would you sue Walmart over it?

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You are so mean to hold a party responsible for what the dev of a game decided and did.
Awesome move, you know this will only hurt yourself at the end.

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This is stealing. Not allowed in any country that has customers laws. This dev has to solve this within days or go to jail for a few years!

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They are based in Russia and Ukraine. Don't get your hopes up.

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I'm afraid you are right. But the idea thet anyone can rip of thousends of people in one move and easily gets away with it is beyond my comprehension. And makes me very angry.

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Wow, I stil had a leftover key for AXYOS and finally traded it around 2 weeks ago.
I feel like I dodged a bullet. With this recent wave of developers deactivating keys I'm starting to get worried about the small stash of unactivated keys I have for trade and giveaways, I should do a train or something and flush them away just to be safe.

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Oh, this is a nice quote from the publisher

keep in mind that not us nor Valve aren't answering for the retail keys you get on the side or third-party stores. When you buy a key you're accepting the store's customer agreement.
We hope that IndieGala will give you fresh keys ASAP.

So, screw people that bought it, they see nothing wrong with revoking keys and placing the blame on others.

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What they are saying is that you are supposed to go to the vendor you purchased the game from to get a replacement key.

If you got your key from Indie Gala or any other reputable place, you'll get a new key from them. Indie Gala will talk to the game's publisher on behalf of it's customers. The developer is not interested in having a public conversation directly with end-users about this. It may not even be the developer who revoked the keys, as it is the publisher who normally does that, which is not always the same company.

It's not that they're denying the keys were revoked, but that they did it to invalidate the grey market keys that were not obtained from authorized distributors. This is the new nuclear option that many publishers are using.

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While this is probably true, it's still a dick move that they did - purposely deactivate all the keys that people paid - then send a new batch to stores to "fix it" (if they do this at all) and see who has no access to the source to be left hanging. While this is something bothersome for gray market users, it also makes troubles for good customers, even if they liked your game before. And the dev is a huge dick. I don't have a game and now I'm not going to get anything from them ever.

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I'm not saying what they did was smart, because they're going to feel the backlash, for sure.

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The developer and publisher are the same people in this case It's AXYOS games. They also haven't said they will be providing new keys to indie gala. When you do something shady, you should fully expect customers to call you out on that behavior..

Also I fail to see how doing this will have any effect on resellers as the invalidated keys will just be replaced and resold

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Actually, I just had my revoked Days Under Custody key quietly restored by Valve - which is in fact proper, as it was Valve that revoked them. I haven't activated Axyos, but I've given a key away here, and I checked my winner's profile and he's still got the game. Perhaps he was lucky, or maybe the keys have been restored.

I believe the dev is completely incorrect. We don't complain to Indie Gala, because Indie Gala didn't revoke the keys. He did. He needs to make it right, and his attitude on Steam is not making him any friends.

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the developer invalidated all the unused keys,

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Once it's bought, it's used. The dev invalidated massive numbers of properly-purchased keys, for which he had been paid, and now he's trying to point people to Indie Gala for satisfaction. Indie Gala didn't invalidate any keys, they acted properly. He didn't.

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what he meant, here the game didn't get removed, "only" the not-activated keys got invalidated

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Ah, yes, I see. You're right. And he's right. And so am I. Everyone wins!

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In short, instead of trading games (which may take a while to find the right partner) you're better off quickly selling them.
Well, if that's what the publisher and/or dev want then they shall go on.

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sigh i giveaway this game few days ago and gift owner said key is invalid i didnt even used it -_- i thought it was my mistake and bought another key from bundlestar bundle

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Bundle Stars is also invalid? Or is it just the ones from IG?

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i bought the new bundle so it worked

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New bundle? I got it in playlist-bundle. I don't want to give it out if it doesn't work. I might just activate it myself as I don't have it & it has cards.

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My Axyos key from Playlist Bundle is invalid. FYI.

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haha, shit... I thought I'd given out an invalid key to someone, then I remembered I'd not given that game away. Anyway, the playlist bundle copy I activated on my account is still listed as being in my library, so I guess it's ok for now. Maybe they cancelled them after a specific date / time?

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Well, I think the used key in your account is okay. But the unused keys are no longer able to be redeemed.

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I don't know. Some people have claimed that copies they had activated had also been removed from their accounts. To be honest I don't really care - I already farmed the trading cards from it & I don't know if (or when) I'll get round to playing it. Still got plenty of other games on my account / backlog that I'd rather play more.

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Yeah, mine on my account that I got from another bundle somewhere is still there... but we'll see how long it lasts :)

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Have you tried the game? Is it worth playing? I don't play FPS games that often. I'm more of a puzzle & point & click (adventure) type of gamer, although I do have CS or Battlefield Bad Company 2 to fall back on if I do feel like shooting / blowing some stuff up. ;)

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Honestly I didn't try it, I only farmed the cards so far. Maybe I'll try it someday... :P

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haha that's all the information I needed. :D

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It has trading cards?

My Bundle Stars key is also invalid.

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Darn and ITAD doesn't list that. Normally I activate game with cards.
Crap

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I was planning on giving it away, but after I read about them voiding the other keys I decided I'd activate it on my own account & if it worked it worked. & yes it has trading cards. They aren't going for much though - like 5 to 6 cents per card at the minute or something, so I wouldn't worry about it.

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