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Best ways to determine an older game's DRM?

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Hey everyone,

I tend to do articles on older and more obscure games that may not have much, if any, support or information online, so I keep running into difficulties finding out what DRM they actually use. A lot of these have disc checks so I've just been putting that on there without any details on what specific form of disc check it is (ie. Fate of the Dragon or Lords of EverQuest). Some of the games don't require the disc or a software key to run (ie. Prince of Qin) but I'm not sure if they're actually DRM-free, so I've just left the details unknown.

I've done some searching but haven't really managed to turn up much useful information on the topic. Does anyone know good methods for determining what the specific type of DRM is?

Thanks,

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