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post #21 of 26
Keep Steam, just either back up your Steam folder to a storage HDD or onto some form of media.

The worst part about Steam for me is my ISPs bandwidth cap.
    
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Yea I'd say keep it, its great to organize games and friends. As well as keep up to date on games coming out, or amazing deals thatre only found on steam.
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post #23 of 26
Like others have said, I'd keep Steam.

I sure love having hard copies of games just because they're cool, but I rather have ALL my games over Steam, I hate handling with the hard copies, if you loose one of you're games, you have to buy it again... If you break the DVD, you have to buy it again or download it illegally....

So basically, Steam is a MUST-platform for all my computer, I have over 100 games on it and I try to buy all of them from Steam.
    
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post #24 of 26
Hmmm I would say keep steam I agree hard copy's are good but some good deals on steam at the moment and sure does beat going to the store and finding out it's not there or more expensive
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post #25 of 26
I don't get the appeal of hard copy games, maybe its because I am a University student and have to move around a lot with very small storage space available.

But I'd much rather have it online, where I don't have to worry about anything, just click download and its installed in less then 30 minutes. I guess there is the slim possibility of Steam going out of business, but you will always be able to torrent an older game if you want to play it as well.
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post #26 of 26
i think steam is actualy a good app if you have a true uncaped acc and a good line speed.

more than that i have a few issues like, stupid patches that come out... very often ( like ati drivers).

but they are slowly getting there. me i have a few hard coppies but like steam as it is digital and no need of space to keep the disks... so yeah... a +1 for me for steam.
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