Well the first thing I can say is "never give up" and "give'm hell." Compaines need to understand their customers don't want to be walked on and are no longer tolerating it. Can you not extchange the copies you bought? If you have been buying from the same store, maybe the store got a bad batch. If you are going to get one more copy, try eBay.com. Buy a used copy from someone (not a company) who had played the game and has a working cd-key. Make sure to ask them about the cd-key. You can also sell your bad copies there too. Just make sure to put in your statement that they don't work for online play. Good luck. To bad I don't get any UK publications some of their computer mags are much better than the ones in the US.
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