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My BC2 key doesn't work in Steam
He talks about the Origin thing fyi
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post #172 of 180
Going to Try Origin right now. Downloading Installer

EDIT:

Hmmmm Facebook,Live and PS3 Social Networking
Edited by Noir - 6/4/11 at 5:49am
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post #173 of 180
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You can add retail games to it. Just entered CD keys for RA3 and BC2 into it right now
Just tried all my games myslef which I brought from a local store and it worked flawlessly.

(Not exactly flawlessly since I had to log out and log in again to actually see them appear on "My Games" List )

Here is the default interface


AS you can see I have no friends

If you are going to play BF3 kindly add me thanks.
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post #174 of 180
Lol. EA vs Steam.
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post #175 of 180
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Lol. EA vs VALVE.
Corrected

Origins VS STEAM
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Just tried all my games myslef which I brought from a local store and it worked flawlessly.

(Not exactly flawlessly since I had to log out and log in again to actually see them appear on "My Games" List )

Here is the default interface


AS you can see I have no friends

If you are going to play BF3 kindly add me thanks.
Not working for me. C&C3, Kane's Wrath, and BF2142 all do not work.
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post #177 of 180
its basically just a re-worked EADM.... its exactly the same... and they only have EA games.... so wheres the difference? that i can tie it to my facebook and tweeter account? puffff
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post #178 of 180
Yeah... This is just a renamed EADM. Same thing, except maybe it has an in-game thingie, can't recall if the latest EADM version had it (it replaced it on my HDD).


P.S: Steam fanboys make me LOL.
Edited by rpsgc - 6/4/11 at 10:08am
    
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I am going to buy the Whatever special edition of BF3, reail of course. I like owning physical boxes. Its one of my teenage addictions !
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post #180 of 180
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Here is the default interface
As I said before, this looks like little new. Here's the interface of EADM a few months or so back. It looks practically identical sans the friends/social apsects.
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post
All I'm seeing is social stuff added, and it's otherwise about the same with a new name. This isn't a bad thing, mind you. EADM was decent enough, and the feature is welcome. I'm just saying, this isn't something radically new. Most people still seem to have old ideas in mind when they think of EADM, so the new name seems to be for recognition/awareness as well as to signify the new push they're making by taking things a new direction and adding more features.

Edit: I just went to launch EADM for the first time in a long time and got this...



They're definitely giving it a Steam approach, and that is good. I'm interested to see how this evolves. Whether or not they better Steam isn't the point. It's another option. A Steam monopoly, as much as I love Valve/Steam, would be a bad thing.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 6/5/11 at 6:32am
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