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How do you plan on inviting/forming a party with your friends then?

That was only as a test, We re-enabled the live interface/feature after our trials were over. (not as tedious as it sounds, re-enabling the interface that is)

Also, GFWL Never had parties frown.gif you could only invite friends.
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post #42 of 57
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Works perfectly well for me, you people all need to stop whining.

just because it works well for you and indeed, perfectly, doesn't mean it doesn't have issues.

if you haven't experienced an issue it doesn't make it any less of an issue.
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Offline profile allows you to save thumb.gif

Offline saves become invalidated once your reformat your computer, even when backing up the encrypted save file. Actually the encrypted save file is likely why the save file is invalidated.

Offline saves appear to create a pseudo-random hash number for save file encryption and each "new" computer. Online saves do not have this problem since the hash number for your online account is the same.
Edited by Riou - 4/21/12 at 4:35pm
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GFWL is terrible, so says GameSpy...


Hmm... TBH both are garbage.
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post #45 of 57
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Offline saves become invalidated once your reformat your computer, even when backing up the encrypted save file. Actually the encrypted save file is likely why the save file is invalidated.
Offline saves appear to create a pseudo-random hash number for save file encryption and each "new" computer. Online saves do not have this problem since the hash number for your online account is the same.

Yeah, except he said "can't play because offline" which was an outright fallacy tongue.gif I'll bet he's knee jerking.
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I'll take GFWL over the Gamespy framework every day of the week.
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yes, we all know that
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Well I dont like Steam. Why? Well its works perfectly fine, hasn't ever given me any problems, and seems to always be up. What I hate about steam is I start to fear holidays since they insist on raping my wallet easily for at least a weeks pay.

From what I said before it seems like I favor GFWL which is not the case, I would much prefer all my games on steam any day of the week, i Just think the problems that some GFWL users have gotten are blown way out of proportion. GFWL is not a deal breaker to me.
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post #49 of 57
Yep, it sucks.

It is like the Zune and all of Microsofts other failed products...........they just don't support their stuff. The only difference is that GFWL just won't die!

On the other hand, I have respect for GameSpy....... they still have matchmaking for 1999 games!
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You're all Steam fanboys!

/everyone who doesn't think GFWL completely and utterly sucks.
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