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I just use Steam primarily because it work for me. Origin has been giving me issues with downloads. On Origin, I download a game and it needs to be installed, but for some reason, I have to download it again. I reinstalled it, but the issue is still there. I'm not wasting anymore time. I'll wait on using it again.
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Originally Posted by Banzai? View Post

The problem is you're just a 'Steam fanboy' comparing Steam and Origin. You go onto say "many others" would just jump ship and stray away from Origin and stick with Steam, so tell me how that statement wasn't comparing Steam and Origin instead of Valve an EA as a Publisher/Company?
As I said, I like Origin, I also like Desura; it's not simply people don't care about what they download.

I have never said Origin was better than Steam or vice versa. I have never used Origin. What I want is simple, I do not want to provide EA with my personal data nor do I want to have them control access to my games. I don't care at all if ME3 or BF3 EVER came to Steam. Steam could go away tomorrow and as long as I get my games like Valve promised, I won't shed a tear. I ended up using Steam when they first tied games to it VERY reluctantly, but Valve has shown time and time again that they are a publisher worth supporting. EA on the other is one of the huge evils in PC gaming. Like Activision and Ubisoft, they stand for everything that is BAD about PC gaming. I do not and will not use Origin until they convince me otherwise. Understand now? So no, I am not a Steam fanboy. I always buy games retail hard disc over digital when I can unless it is some insane sale like FO3 GOTY.
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You wouldn't touch a distribution client made by EA but you are more than willing to play their games if they were on steam. Yet when asked why you wouldn't try origin, you cite examples in the past where EA has messed up GAMES, how does that make sense? just sounds like you do not want a competitor to steam. To me Valve games suck and I never liked any of em except portal, so I am not going to put all my eggs in the steam basket and boycott EA games based on what launcher is used. Also steam does not make things easier, especially modding games like Medieval 2 total war and rome total war. Sure you can do it but its much harder and has more problems. My steam screenshots doesn't even work anymore. I wouldn't care if steam and origins both never came back.

Precisely.

I've been saying now for so long that 90% of the people protesting hardly even believe their own reasons for protesting and are only looking out for their own personal convenience, unrelated to the many reasons they keep coming up with. The excuses are just a convenient way to make sure they don't have to use anything but Steam.


If you track the whole anti-origin thing from the very beginning, there is always one real big argument that certain people want to hold up to say is *the* reason why they are against it.

Slowly but surely, reasons to dislike Origin have been getting removed slowly, one by one:

- "OMG SCANNING MY TAXES"............Origin doesn't scan outside its directory now.

- "It's not competition! They only sell EA games!".......Origin now has contracts with the creators of Saints Row, The Witcher, Street Fighter, Batman Arkham City, etc etc etc etc.

- "Why do I have to use a third party program to play EA games? Why can't they just put it on Steam?"......rolleyes.gif not even going there.


Competition is good, but they'll still wish for Origins failure. Why? You can hear it in their selfish reasoning. They've spent so much time and money on Steam that they feel locked into it and dont want to have to do it anywhere else, as if that's a valid reason for any other publisher to not make an attempt at doesn't PRECISELY what Valve did to create and nurture the system they now love so much.


You hear it all the time. "If EA does this, what happens when X/Y/Z publisher wants to do the same? I dont want to have to use anything that isn't Steam!" They will agree that competition is good, but in the very same breath cry bloody murder at even the thought of any competition to Steam from anyone, or anywhere else.


When all the non petty reasons for not wanting to use Origin are taken care of, the "I dont trust EA" game starts. They seem to be fuming at the company and make comments like they would be happy if they went bust, but would absolutely love to buy their games and fund their secretly "evil" cause.........but the fact that they can't do so without using Origin upsets them. It's literally crazy when you think about it.


It's like John McCain attempting to Smear Obama for having a meeting with a guy he calls a radical terrorist (no not that guy who blew up a statue lol), when he actually gave funds to that same guy when he felt like it. It just doesn't work. If you don't trust someones intentions, why would you give them your money in any way and support this so called cause that you believe to be so sinister??? As long as you do it on your terms? As long as you dont do it directly? So what does that make you?


It hurts my head to try and get around the logic.


In the end, there wont be too many reasons to complain (for a person who doesn't worship third party download services, aka 95% of humans) and the Origin protesters will become what Steam protesters are now. People with basically no "credibility" in the eyes of the public opinion. Complain about Steam now, people just rolleyes.gif as if you're supposed to like it just because they do. The same will happen in Origins future. It's almost already there to be honest. Because most of the uproar is just MASS ill informed pitchforking, led by a FEW with an agenda who are actually passionate about their protest, the masses soon get bored of the complaining of the few and move on.


It would indeed be nice to have a folder on my computer called "games" and just launch them from there like I used to though.....
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 2/3/12 at 4:48pm
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Amazon > Origin

Fact. wink.gif
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I uninstalled origin after the privacy debacle and haven't looked back. EA has lost my trust and without trust there's nothing... Origin is the new GFWL IMO it will be shunned and should be shunned. I agree that it's great competition. But how can there be competition if the publisher is restricting its games? I'd buy BF3 ME3 etc if it was on steam because I wouldn't have to install any bloatware. Even steam knows that it would be losing money if it didn't put its titles on origin. I think we should be able to choose and not have it forced upon us.
    
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I know that I'm one of the 60% who didn't buy SWTOR via Origin - I even waited an extra day to get it so that I wouldn't have to.

I hate Origin, and I always will. Ever since I used it to play Spore: Galactic Adventures, I've always had a particular disdain for it.

Now, I don't have a problem with clients like this if they're optional, but when the only way I can play the game is through the use of needless crapware, I'll pass.
Edited by Escatore - 2/3/12 at 6:09pm
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Origin vs Steam is the new ATi vs nVidia.
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Amazon > Origin
Fact. wink.gif

Amazons digital manager that good? I've heard bad things about it.
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Am I like one of the few who see no difference between Steam and Origin? I have 86 Steam games and 10 Origin games.

The argument I don't get the most is "I don't want to use Origin cause it has to be running in the background". If that is your argument then you shouldn't be running Steam either.

Unless you are the 3.07% according to the Steam servery who is running 1GB of RAM or less Origin nor Steam will affect your computer's performance. Also if you are in that 2 GB area chances are you aren't playing a demanding game to begin with since pretty much a lot new games recommend at least 2GB.

Hell if anything according to my task manager Origin uses less resources than Steam and Origin is doing a download right now.

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Amazons digital manager that good? I've heard bad things about it.

I bought games from Amazon. I never used their download manager. I just pop the key for my dragon age pack into Origin and it worked without a problem. Steam doesn't recognize the key. Short coming of steam? At the same time Origin doesn't recognize my Batman keys. Short coming of Origin?

But like I said. Origin works and to be honest has given me less problems than Steam with respect to in game overlay since once Steam's overlay crashes for me, it rarely starts back up if I'm lucky. Still haven't had Origin crash on me.

Plus to date only one playable game require Origin and that is BF3 because of how it is tied into the system. I launch Origin games without the need of Origin save for BF3.

I tried launch portal 2 without steam and it just crashes.
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