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It's A Sad Day When Fake DLC Looks Real Enough To Click

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In a world with horse armor DLC, things that game companies sell as additional content never surprises me—but it's probably a bad sign that I clicked this particular button half expecting the "Red Boots DLC" to be real, huh?

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If it wasn't obvious, this is a screenshot of the post-apocalyptic RPG that was kickstarted in 2012, Wasteland 2. Right now, it's in Steam early access, and what you see above is the screen that pops up whenever you start the game up. Thankfully, the advertisement is simply a joke. This is what happens when you click on the Red Boots button (click 'expand' to see the text more clearly):

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Ha. Good one.

And while I'm not advocating for its inclusion, if it was real, I bet someone would buy the red boots for that much. There's always someone like that.

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Ugh. Considering they're price gouging double the price of the game for early access in the name of not upsetting their kickstarter backers, I'd say that I totally wouldn't have been surprised if they milked it for DLC too.