Game Podunker Khorne writes, "Video games aren’t cheap, for consumers to buy or for developers to make, it makes sense then that the consumer will want to pay less for a game and to the consumer that’s all a used game is: A cheaper version of the same game. But to developers it is a loss of profits. A lot of developers have complained about the used game market but only a few companies have actually done anything about it. EA’s online pass is one such method of getting people to buy new games but I feel removing a feature from a game to sell to people who don’t buy the game new is underhanded and just a little evil. So how do developers get people to buy their games new? Well after discussing this issue with my cat (she’s such a good listener) I have some ideas that all those developers that read my blog can put to use...."