I have played over a thousand different computer games so I've pretty much seen everything. What's rare is a game fun enough for me to write a strategy guide/FAQ or make a mod. URW is one of the few games that has done that. Sami, has also proven to have his marketing and support areas well covered.
Read this article on Joe Userhttp://draginol.joeuser.com/index.asp?aid=209
The article is about copy protection in games and making customers want to buy them. URW has one of the best copy protections I've seen. Why? I don't have to have a CD, a dongle, or constantly update to the internet everytime I run URW. It's not that the game is uncrackable, it's just inconvienient enough for pirates to not want to deal with but easy enough that us paying customers don't have a hassle. So the actual copy protection in URW gets a thumbs up.
Second, URW is an evolving game. I have come back three different times to find the game IMPROVED. I don't just mean Sami fixed problems that shouldn't have been there in the first place (bugs), I mean Sami has added FREE content when he already had our money. That keeps customers playing and keeps us recommending this game to others.
Third, Sami demonstrates excellent support and is responsive to the fanbase. Just two days ago I lost my regcode so I couldn't play 2.8. I sent Sami proof of my purchase (which I fortunatly did have) and he promptly sent me my reg code. Sami, has also implemented things we requested like agriculture even though orginally he thought it wouldn't fit into the game very well. He did it anyways because there was really a demand for it.
Lastily, he made a game with gameplay over graphics. Bravo to Sami. I will continue recommending this game and promoting it. Thanks a lot Sami.