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They require you to install steam. I don't want steam, I want Skyrim! The installation is via steam, so I don't know of a workaround. I am very pissed about this, why can't I just install the game the old fashioned way? RANT!!!11!

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So you obviously have been gone the last 5 years. Almost all PC games are installed via DRM and online. Steam is a platform thats been used by most of the major game titles.


I was upset when I had to install Empire Total War in 2009 via steam. Since then Ive gotten DOZENS of games that originally retailed for 60 dollars for 5 dollars (even one I got for 3 dollars)


Give steam a chance.
 
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So you obviously have been gone the last 5 years. Almost all PC games are installed via DRM and online. Steam is a platform thats been used by most of the major game titles.
I was upset when I had to install Empire Total War in 2009 via steam. Since then Ive gotten DOZENS of games that originally retailed for 60 dollars for 5 dollars (even one I got for 3 dollars)
Give steam a chance.

This. All games use some form of DRM and IMO Steam is the best. What isn't there to like?
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They require you to install steam. I don't want steam, I want Skyrim! The installation is via steam, so I don't know of a workaround. I am very pissed about this, why can't I just install the game the old fashioned way? RANT!!!11!
legitimate hate thread.

Did you not read the box before you purchased? Civ V is the same way. More and more developers are going to a web console to prevent "pirating" of their software. I don't have a problem with Steam as long as there are no installation limits. meaning that no matter where I am or what computer I am on I can install my games. Embrace the dark side bro. You'll be happy you did. But I would suggest to have your library backed up to a thumbdrive for those instances where you have to perform OS/Steam reinstallation. I had to reinstall my Steam(my fault) console which wiped out all Steam files. I still haven't recovered them all and I've got a pretty decent library of games with them. Still DLing games. smile.gif

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