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I can say i hope steam lasts forever with all of the games i want and more..which they have now, but if something ever happens and companys break there partnership with valve/steam like ea did..then id be screwed..but im also freaked that everything nowadays are going digital distrobution..and steam is the king of it all..so what the heck do i do? Just sit back and hope it will be alright?
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If you read their Terms of Service they have a clause in there that states that if Steam goes under or something of the sorts, there is a contingency plan that will allow you to unlock the games for use without the Steam program.

Guess not. Just read through the Terms of Service again and there isn't anything about a contingency plan. Guess I was wrong

Personally though, I don't think Steam is going anywhere anytime soon.
Edited by ibfreeekout - 7/20/11 at 10:25am
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If you read their Terms of Service they have a clause in there that states that if Steam goes under or something of the sorts, there is a contingency plan that will allow you to unlock the games for use without the Steam program. Personally though, I don't think Steam is going anywhere anytime soon.
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If you read their Terms of Service they have a clause in there that states that if Steam goes under or something of the sorts, there is a contingency plan that will allow you to unlock the games for use without the Steam program. Personally though, I don't think Steam is going anywhere anytime soon.
False. It mentions nothing of the sort.
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just spend each night planning to take over the world and then you can make the rules.
    
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False. It mentions nothing of the sort.
Hmm, I could have sworn there was something in there last time I read it. Just went over it again and you're right. Guess I'll edit my post then.
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there are offline patches for most games you know
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it doesnt matter right now. Steam is going no where for a while. So don't freak out, it will only make you paranoid.
Then next thing you know you'll have fantasies of DICE and Infinity Ward merging like a married couple or something of the sort.
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Hmm, I could have sworn there was something in there last time I read it. Just went over it again and you're right. Guess I'll edit my post then.
They said once that they were looking to make such a contingency plan, but no promises were made. They probably have no issue doing it for their own games, but the other publishers probably wouldn't like letting Steam gamers play their games without any DRM if Steam goes down.
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just spend each night planning to take over the world and then you can make the rules.
haha.
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