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That I agree with, not your whole petition though. Each to their own.

Steam does need competition, otherwise it'll end up like Windows; cornering a market with relatively minimal competition.
Steam absolutely DOES need competition. I agree wholeheartedly with that. I would admit, I would still stay with Steam, just because that's where my entire collection is at. But competition is a great thing, and that's why I do like the idea behind Origin.

I just don't support them making BF3 require Origin, which there's rumors they might do (same with a few other titles too).
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agreed, singed, whatever else. Orgins = do not want.
    
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Will sign once it loads.


Ill get some steam friends to sign too.
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Originally Posted by Ovlazek View Post
Exclusive games are ridiculous. BF3 should just have it's own game client.
EA is basically proposing this except it is all EA games...
And have a little icon on my desktop that links to it. I'm thinking it would be best if I just had a little 'shortcut' to each game that I play, conveniently placed right where I can see it.
Desktop shortcuts?
Right next to all of my other games. Keeps it way more organized eh?
Your desktop?
I fail to see what relevance your post has, Steam allows for all of what you've stated in one manageable program, you can add shortcuts to your non-steam games and clear the clutter from your desktop

I hope that BF3 can be added to steam as a none steam game, I can understand where EA is coming from to not allow another publisher to profit from their game, but after the sales are finalized I believe thar the game should be able to be played through whatever medium supports it, we aren't talking WoW here people, we are purchasing a full game and then choosing what servers we wish to play on.
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Steam absolutely DOES need competition. I agree wholeheartedly with that. I would admit, I would still stay with Steam, just because that's where my entire collection is at. But competition is a great thing, and that's why I do like the idea behind Origin.

I just don't support them making BF3 require Origin, which there's rumors they might do (same with a few other titles too).
Doesn't Left 4 Dead, Portal, etc require Steam?

It's like you're saying it's ok for one company to do it but not the other just because you like one company more.

I'm not for it, but I'm not against it either. I'm kind of neutral on the issue.
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I fail to see what relevance your post has, Steam allows for all of what you've stated in one manageable program, you can add shortcuts to your non-steam games and clear the clutter from your desktop
I'm sorry. I thought that Steam users would appreciate my facetiousness.
I did not mean to troll.
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I'm sorry. I thought that Steam users would appreciate my facetiousness.
I did not mean to troll.
It's all good...
I fail to read, time and again, sarcasm on the interwebs.
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i want to run my games without having to install steam. hmm steam cant do that. I want steam to match prices of other online deals when i find them. Nope they dont do that. I want steam to stop losing its auth server when im in the middle of a game and causing it to not count and kick us out, nope cant do that either.

You might love steam, but it is nothing but a tool to me, and an annoying tool alot of the time.

Origin already has steam beat, its called battlefield 3. Origin has it, steam doesnt. I respect developers, not 3rd party distributors. I buy games in spite of their Steam requirement, and i buy games in spite of their gamespy(thats you borderlands) requirement. Ill do the same for origin.
Steam is Valve is a developer.

So you are telling people not to boycott/petition EA for doing something they don't like and you use a product you dont like and complain about it to no effect while giving them a bunch of money? Dont you see how silly that is.

I think Origin is stupid and I dont like it, but I want BF3 so I dont really care. It makes me hate EA more though so I am less likely to buy other products that I may have been on the fence about. If Origins is genuinely better than steam and more importantly sells ALL games not just EA ones I might use it. However I have a large collection of steam games already so they would have to be much better than steam.
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Signed, but it's never gonna happen. why not though? i'd REALLY like all my games to just be on steam. I'm done dealing with shortcuts and reinstalling from a disc and blah blah blah.
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