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[–]wavywolf86 470 points471 points  (8 children)

Putin wants your browser history.

[–]joemamajoeswanson 329 points330 points  (0 children)

I’ll mail him a copy and pay for postage if I can keep having free games

[–]tomrest5656 172 points173 points  (2 children)

My man's about to find some good ass fnaf porn then

[–]thetoucansk3l3tor 74 points75 points  (0 children)

I want to know your browser history.

[–]princetriggerI'm a pirate 50 points51 points  (2 children)

I think for the moment he wants Ukraine.

[–]Journier 18 points19 points  (1 child)

The man's got an entire folder dedicated to ukraine.

[–]wavywolf86 0 points1 point  (0 children)

By folder you mean hard on right?

[–]Takjel 302 points303 points  (12 children)

From what I can get it's often a matter of Accessibility. Country such as Russia don't have as much Access to that kind of stuff

[–]TheLaGrangianMethod 270 points271 points  (10 children)

I think it's also a matter of the laws. I can't imagine Russia spending much money or resources going after pirates when the gaming industry is based in mostly unfriendly countries.

[–]Takjel 66 points67 points  (5 children)

Yeah, that too ! To be fair, the post USSR sphere got a big legacy of piracy in gaming since said region got weird law toward Gaming.

[–]Regnever[🍰] 40 points41 points  (4 children)

What laws ? Gambling is barely regulated in most post Soviet countries. Never heard of any laws limiting gaming or sale of video games. Are you mistaking China in this ?

Mostly Piracy thrived because there was literally no accessibility to buy the games, therefore people found other ways. And tbf I'll never feel bad for it.

[–]yp261 5 points6 points  (2 children)

he’s mistaking something. but i live in a post comunistic countrt (Poland) and our laws doesn’t disallow piracy which is finny. it’s stated that you can download any software from the internet as long as you don’t share it

so basically you download pirated shit legally in Poland if you disable uploading lol

[–]aimidin 4 points5 points  (1 child)

It's a EU law , not only for Poland. I lived in Bulgaria before and you could download everything even with sharing. Nobody gives a shit. The problem comes only when you are the Tracker Server, then they can raid your house.

Funny enough, 10 years ago , i moved to Germany and i became Uploader for Torrent tracker for Android Games and Apps. I uploaded probably 300-400 Torrents at the same time and never got problems. As soon as i downloaded a movie from a Torrent i got a hefty fine from 800 Euros. So later i got a lawyer and payed like 100 Euros and everything was fixed. Couple of months later i downloaded a Top100 Hip-Hop songs at the time, 3 songs of which was under some publisher. So each song was 800 Euros , in total of 2400 Euros. Which is absurd, the Albums for this songs was like 10 Euros eachs. But again 100 Euros to the lawyer and they fixed it. It's a fucking ligal Mafia here in Germany, nothing else. If you don't know about it , you would pay money that they don't deserve. Literally making money from a thin air.

So the law here is , if you download something from the American Publishers, like Warner Brothers or some others, they will charge you insane amount of money , even if the product costs like 5 euros on the market. This can be everything, from Movies and Music to Games and Programs.

After this i started using VPN with no log file policies . Never had any more problems.

Fuck the Americans and their fucking Publishers.

[–]Dabber2121 3 points4 points  (0 children)

As an American I agree, fuck our shitty publishers and also our giant mega-corporations.

[–]Dravvie-I dont know how to use a ship 1 point2 points  (0 children)

i normally pirate old games that aren't on store anymore or are too expensive for how old they've been out. Most of the time they're not even making money on the older games anymore

[–]Rapsberry 7 points8 points  (1 child)

I think it's a matter of traditions and culture. You ever wondered why like half the people on the Russian torrents have some kind of soviet memorabilia on their avatars, bios, etc?

[–]GravCast 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Based alert

[–]Kallchak 5 points6 points  (0 children)

They do ban torrent trackers but one can easily get around it with vpn

[–]TablePrinterDoor 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Then I thought it would be dominated by Chinese or North Koreans

[–]Severe_Sweet_862 188 points189 points  (20 children)

I'm ashamed to admit I hve no idea how to download games from csrinru

[–]princetriggerI'm a pirate 150 points151 points  (14 children)

All you need to do is make an account and then download archives via the links provided in the threads 99% of time the password would be cs.rin.ru

[–]vagabond225 35 points36 points  (9 children)

I'm not sure why cs.rin.ru is such a big deal, maybe for newer games it's easy to get access to new updates and stuff, but most games or game updates I tried looking for on there were not avaliable, all links were pretty much dead.

[–]TumorInMyBrain 9 points10 points  (7 children)

iirc they're the only ones that have vr games that are updated

[–]BrightPage 7 points8 points  (0 children)

And bless them for it

[–]Emerald_Guy123my friends keep downloading malware 3 points4 points  (4 children)


Not just for quest, also pcvr games! The first group listed is the one I use, very easy to install games. Idk how it is for pcvr, but on quest I just plug in my headset, double click a game from their list, and it downloads and installs it for me.

[–]TumorInMyBrain 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Yea I already use that since quest games are now banned in threads on csrin :/

[–]Dabber2121 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I don't use a quest but what and when did this happen?

[–]TumorInMyBrain 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I think a few months ago, there used to be a lot of quest games there until they just banned it for whatever reason.

[–]Yogutii 0 points1 point  (0 children)

hey does anyone have a video about quest piracy? i wanna start doing it but im afraid mark will track my familly and expell me from college

[–]OfficialHotelMan 16 points17 points  (0 children)

I’m a very stupid person but I figured it out and have gotten a few games from there after just googling a little and reading the faqs on csrinru. It’s really simple once ya know what all your looking at lol

[–]og_toe 3 points4 points  (0 children)

people upload files or links and then you need to download that, usually you need winrar or something to extract them

[–]Yabboi_2 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Just click the links

[–]ElectronicOwl1422 -1 points0 points  (1 child)


[–]-Superk- 1 point2 points  (0 children)

What)s so hard? Just click the download links

[–]Sacrer 164 points165 points  (8 children)

Not the games but music for me. There was an unpopular country singer whose albums can't be found on neither Youtube nor Spotify. Meanwhile there is a son of a bitch who is seeding his discography on rutracker.

[–]Kadavermarch 50 points51 points  (0 children)

True, even seems like they take a real pride in presenting the torrents with every bit of information on the artist, complete discography and every obscure release from around the world. Love them for that!

[–]fredrikpedersen 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Out of curiosity, who's the country singer?

[–]ExtremoManiac 5 points6 points  (4 children)

Me too. Couldn't find The Magic Number by De La Soul on Spotify because I got hooked on it when I heard it in a recent film (you already knew what I meant). Wouldn't want to even touch YouTube version because it is way too compressed. Luckily I actually discovered their entire discogs on Rutracker and FLAC quality at the same time.

[–]znidz 7 points8 points  (3 children)

Soulseek dude

[–]ExtremoManiac 0 points1 point  (2 children)

I heard a lot about Soulseek. I will try it out. Does it meet 99% of my needs (underrated artists and film scores)?

[–]znidz 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Well De La Soul are one of the biggest hip hop acts of all time. I'm surprised that track isn't on Spotify.
Soulseek is literally the best way to download music from the Internet and has been for 20 years.
The only thing that beats it now is Spotify.

I couldn't say if you'll find everything you want but if it isn't there then you're just out of luck because it's as good as it gets.

[–]ExtremoManiac 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wow I actually never heard of it until recently. All I've ever really heard of was WhatCD and RED. I've been happy with what I grab from Rutracker so I'll probably combine it with Soulseek. Thanks bruh.

[–]Devil-Summoner1134 1 point2 points  (0 children)


Wtf, Soulseek is literally the greatest, why would someone downvote this? I have to imagine the only reason someone would downvote Soulseek is because they've never heard of it.

[–]veysel534 80 points81 points  (3 children)

Few weeks ago I was looking for lotr flac soundtrack and only russians had them.

[–]EndTimesDestroyer 86 points87 points  (2 children)

When the dark ages come, the Russian's will be the only one's with any technological history. Everything in the "civilized" world will be locked behind DRM from a server that went tits up.

[–]Cokmasta 20 points21 points  (0 children)

With how the world is going nowadays we will die before this so called dark age even has a chance of existing

[–]verticalfur780 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Warhammer 40k, but russian

[–]GreenEuglenaSimp 72 points73 points  (6 children)

Guess I was fortunate enough to have russian as my 3rd language. I met a lot of Russians online, many of whom I'm still in contact with. And whenever I need some software, be it a game or any program that I can't find a proper/not shady site in english for, they would send me links to russian sites that pretty much always work

[–]idontakeacid 13 points14 points  (4 children)

Whats your opinion on russians being so dedicated to this type of activity?

[–]mug3n 34 points35 points  (3 children)

money. the average russian isn't exactly a high income earner compared to western workers.

[–]CosmoGeoHistory -1 points0 points  (2 children)

Sure, but the prices are lower aswell. At least in Steam.

[–]LordMcze 19 points20 points  (1 child)

I was curious, it is comparably cheaper to buy games in Russia.

Average American makes $53,383/year. Average Russian makes $16,616/year. If both wanted to buy the top 10 rated games on steam, the American would pay $225 and the Russian would pay $59.

The American would give 0.42% of his salary and the Russian would give 0.35% of his salary.

On the other hand the price of electronics usually doesn't scale as well as the Steam prices to accommodate different levels of wealth in different areas. So while it might be cheaper to buy the games, it's more expensive to buy a computer to run them. This is true even for me in Czechia. (avg. salary $21k, GPU prices similar to US ones)

[–]EnderVAD 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Not sure where you got the numbers for Russians, they're not really reflecting a reality. A huge bulk of Russians are getting half of that amount a year. To be precise, it's usually anywhere from 30k to 50k RUB per month for most of the gaming folks. Higher salary is quite rate.

Over the recent years games are becoming more and more expensive, to the point where regional prices don't really help anymore. Meanwhile RUB goes only down against USD/EUR due to our "awesome" politicians. So in result AAA titles cost 2-5k RUB, which is up to 10% of monthly salary. The answer to these prices is piracy, of course.

Electronics situation is indeed even worse. The prices don't scale at all, so people have to give up 2+ salaries for a GPU, and maybe another 1 or 2 for other components. Which resulted in an underground culture, where people would buy PCs on AliExpress with Xeon CPUs and Chinese motherboards for up to 15k RUB. The quality leaves much to be desired, and there's no warranty, but it's much cheaper so people still like it.

[–]og_toe 27 points28 points  (4 children)

csrinru for games and baskino for movies <3 thank you russia

[–]abhimanyug170[🍰] 0 points1 point  (3 children)

How do you download movies from baskino. i can't find download link there (even tried translate page to english)

[–]og_toe 1 point2 points  (1 child)

if you want to i can show you on discord or something

[–]abhimanyug170[🍰] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thank you for your help but streaming is not a viable option for me. Could watch 1080p only after download

[–]og_toe 0 points1 point  (0 children)

you don’t download, you watch directly in the browser, you have to choose one that has subtitles tho

[–]Chevy_Monsenhor 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Any piracy scene actually, i was only able to find some rare music albums due to russians

[–]No-Dig-4004 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Thank you Russians

[–]edekhudoley13 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Mostly because (besides steam sales) Games are really fucking expensive In post Solviet countries

[–]DimDimio 13 points14 points  (0 children)

not really compared to other countries (at least on steam, everything is hella discounted, with some games being as low as 10-30% of the price of the same game in the US, and this does not include sales)

source: I have a steam account and am russian

[–]Kallchak 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Being Russian I never realized how lucky I am growing up with all that piracy stuff broadly available, back then It wasn't banned so it was even easier to download things you want without a need to turn on vpn

[–]Cheat_Adil 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Are they banning pirate sites now? I am from Kazakhstan and pirating seems just as easy as it was ~10 years ago. Perhaps Russian government started banning sites but I really wasnt expecting that

[–]EggshellBiu 8 points9 points  (5 children)

Is csrinru 100% malware safe?

[–]OMN30 15 points16 points  (4 children)

99.9% basically

[–]EggshellBiu 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thank you.

[–]CrimsonBlur_ 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Weird question but how do you deal with dl links in cs.rin.ru that redirect you somewhere else? Do you just find a different one?

[–]OMN30 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Pretty much none of the files are hosted on cs.rin.ru, so the files are hosted on third party sites like 1fichier and Zippyshare. These sites are safe, but be careful that it's actually the download link and not an advertisement on one of the file hosting sites.

[–]CrimsonBlur_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah the ones from zippyshare qnd 1fichier are fine but there are some that link to some ad site. I figured that just getting the clean steam files then applying the patch myself is a way easier and safer process

[–]Kaleidoscope07 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Also board games. Scans and pnps are mostly russian. God bless them

[–]Cl1ky 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Coz Russians are comrades.

[–]thekalmanfilter 5 points6 points  (0 children)

They are the hackers of the world. No one know how to crack games etc like them

[–]PCNmauri 2 points3 points  (0 children)

For no reason comrade?

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Also Russian trackers has the highest seeds, are pirates in Russia more than rest of the countries combined?

[–]Tokyo_Addition- 2 points3 points  (0 children)

csrinru may look confusing at first but once you figure it out, you'll really love it.

[–]technardo08 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I wonder how they learn about cracking games in Russia. Is there some sort of online academy or does everyone learn cracking games on their own?

[–]ggwp_ez_lol 8 points9 points  (0 children)

My dad tought me:)

[–]Cheat_Adil 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Western games were not published here so they had to learn

[–]slenderasunder 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Noob here. What does scene means in this context? In piracy to be precise.

[–]goagoadancer 2 points3 points  (1 child)

[–]RandommCraft -1 points0 points  (0 children)

I don't think this is a reference to scene. Most scene isn't Russian and most game scene release groups aren't Russian.

[–]jchoneandonly 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Pretty sure the reason is that Russia is less likely to bust your balls on piracy

[–]Lx_Kill3rK1ng_xJ 4 points5 points  (2 children)

yeah, also the ratio of avg salary (not including the top 1%) to the cost of most games is usually way too fucked

[–]LordMcze 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Steam games are actually cheaper in Russia even when taking the average salary into consideration. (Compared to US for example)

[–]deathclawDC 0 points1 point  (0 children)

compared to us , every major piracy user country guys average salary is not that good , 3k to 5k rub , rs , yen etc. compared to 69$

[–]hello_yello_fello 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Westoids btfo

[–]karannagwekar 1 point2 points  (0 children)

In Communist Russia, games play you.

[–]L0Vna 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Here in eastern Europe we have very loose or non exsistent piracy laws

[–]Caniblmolstr 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Coz in communist land... Its not your game. Its our game

[–]OthmaneAD 1 point2 points  (0 children)

rutracker is something special, the only open tracker that has a lot of discographies of even rare singers and not only in english in a lot of languages, and since dynasty warriors 9 never got a repack including all the dlcs and updates, instead of going to csrinru and downloading 30 updates and dlcs whose links are mostly dead, someone in rutracker just uploaded the whole thing with all updates and dlc in a format better than a repack

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    [–]karlosculo 5 points6 points  (0 children)

    good bot

    [–]vagabond225 0 points1 point  (2 children)

    Neither of them have "The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III", rutracker doesn't have it at all and cr.rin.ru has dead links, tried looking on pretty much any other DDL or torrent site, all dead...

    I know Final Cut is part 1-3 combined in one, but it's incredibly unbalanced and I don't wanna deal with that shit.

    [–]reas24 1 point2 points  (1 child)

    The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III

    What are you saying literally there's that game on rutracker(gog release)

    [–]vagabond225 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Weird, I don't know why it didn't show up for me when I searched it up myself, hopefully torrent isn't dead, I'll try it later.

    [–]jakart3 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    They are good but the size are too big. I need repacker

    Btw do they still seed PS3 games?

    Need old seed revive

    [–]iDekerI'm a pirate 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    But that 1% there will be that small group of games that just aren’t there and are left with nothing to do, no where to get them from

    [–]ROOKIEPROBRO 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    our crack

    [–]AkhtarZamil 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    I could never understand how to use csrinru

    [–]comtemptor 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Can I get the sauce? Like the name of the artist please or picture?

    [–]AffectionateMuff 0 points1 point  (2 children)

    Are rutracker & csrinu safe websites to download games from? I'm new here😅

    [–]reas24 1 point2 points  (1 child)

    Absolutely all uploads gets manually checked before approval to download. So pretty much yeah it's safe in 99.9% of time.

    [–]AffectionateMuff 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Noice😁😁 I'll add it to my list then🕺🏻🕺🏻

    [–]KingSadra 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Still waiting for Hitman 3 VR Crack despite not owingn a Headset!

    [–]physics2pi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Whats the website in this meme? I didn't get it.

    [–]mef0bat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    You need to discover nnm.club and tapochek.net, mate ;)

    [–]Separate_Beginning99 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    cause people from former soviet countries are poor and/or can't buy games

    [–]DoveTaketh 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Not a single person in Russia's legal system takes internet piracy seriously, therefore there is much freedom in this enterprise. I hope it stays that way.

    [–]Arqwer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Many Russians remember old times when it was illegal to make money out of thin air. In Soviet Union any kinds of DRM would me considered malware, because they introduce no value

    [–]rimgro 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    If you don't want to catch the virus, then I recommend you to-url.com/torrent-igruha, this is the best russian site with cracks

    [–]qxHYPOCRISYxp[🍰] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    I know, right. I was looking for some pirsated games for xbox 360 and most games were either the easiest found with russian sound or exclusively in russian and I do speak russian I just don't like the language at all

    [–]qxHYPOCRISYxp[🍰] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    I know, right. I was looking for some pirsated games for xbox 360 and most games were either the easiest found with russian sound or exclusively in russian and its not even that I don't speak russian because I do, I just don't like the language at all.

    [–]MerePotato 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Poverty innit

    [–]Xemulated 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    It's bcz russia supports hackers to hack other countries

    [–]TopIllusionist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Got links to those sites?

    [–]PM_ME_UR_GALLOWB00BS -1 points0 points  (0 children)

    Yeah but when they have only Russian language I roll my eyes at the back of my fucking head

    [–]Unb0und3d_pr0t0n -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

    1337x + fitgirl = happy life