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Some games require steamworks....more and more while people who just want to have the game cases and the physical copy are being forced to use it..should someone who wants the physical game play on steam if all pc gaming is heading twords steam?
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For the record i love steam
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not too sure on the question here, but yeh steams great no need to find discs and its cracking down an piracy.
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Im saying more and more games are going up only for steamworks..pc gamers will soon be forced to use steam only..i love it though. As long as valve never goes under
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Well he is saying steam is becomming mandatory to actually play your games. Which, it is.
    
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It's up to the devs, if they don't want steam, they don't use it. Steam is a form of DRM that most have no issues with, so of course they use it. I for one LOVE steam.
 
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Exactly..how do you guys feel about that? Once again i love it..as long as valve doesent go under and then nomore steam..i do wish steam would expand just a little bit more..they missed some old games i like but im sure i could post it in the forums and they would have it. I asked for a left for dead 1 + 2 sale and a couple days later they had it
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I strictly use Steam for the games I have to, like CS 1.6. Otherwise I avoid it. I really do not want pc gaming to be forced into Steam since the program is not only bugged, but it also makes modding and modifying game files harder in general
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Exactly..how do you guys feel about that? Once again i love it..as long as valve doesent go under and then nomore steam..i do wish steam would expand just a little bit more..they missed some old games i like but im sure i could post it in the forums and they would have it. I asked for a left for dead 1 + 2 sale and a couple days later they had it
You sure that wasn't a coincidence matey?
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I like using Steam. However, if I buy a physical copy of the game, I expect to be able to INSTALL AND THE PLAY THE GAME WITHOUT ANY OTHER SOFTWARE!
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