'The Sinking City' Developer Doesn't Want You to Buy Their Game on Steam

It's normal for companies to attach a message to a game's sale on a platform like Steam. It's less normal for that message to actively encourage you to not buy the game, which is exactly what you'll find when looking up Frogware's Lovecraft-inspired adventure The Sinking City:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7k93xe/the-sinking-city-developer-doesnt-want-you-to-buy-their-game