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Can OP edit his post with a big message saying VAC Ban =/= Steam ban

People are getting these two confused.
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post #83 of 102
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post

There is no way a company should be able to prevent you from accessing games you paid for b/c of some TOS violation. They can stop you playing through their MP servers if you are caught cheating but to prevent access to your games is criminal, ethically if not legally.

That's what they should do, though. Block access to all MP games on their service and allow the SP games (that don't/can't be ruined for anyone else but themselves)
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post #84 of 102
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Originally Posted by .:hybrid:. View Post

Can OP edit his post with a big message saying VAC Ban =/= Steam ban
People are getting these two confused.

Done.
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I agree, give the cheats access to their steam accounts and games, but only after chopping off their hands.
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post #86 of 102
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Originally Posted by Rubers View Post

Nah it's perfectly fine to ban the whole account from online games. Cheat once lose the ability to play online using your Steam account.

yeah but, thats BS to ban you from buying games or getting gifts that is potential sales right there. I still think it would be more fair fora 2 strike system screw up once, you best behave screw up twice loose your ability to play on line. I have a friend who got banned from online

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We thought that was interesting since he never has played, or even launched CS in many years and the fact the game "spacewar" doesn't even exist at all.
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yeah but, thats BS to ban you from buying games or getting gifts that is potential sales right there. I still think it would be more fair fora 2 strike system screw up once, you best behave screw up twice loose your ability to play on line. I have a friend who got banned from online
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We thought that was interesting since he never has played, or even launched CS in many years and the fact the game "spacewar" doesn't even exist at all.

spacewar is probably based off source, it's something they give developers for as an example. So I'm guessing he got banned in a source game. Any game that uses source on steam, if you cheat online or offline (depending) you can get banned.

I like their current policy. You get caught cheating, your banned from that game online. You get caught doing something illegal, you get banned from steam. I agree you should be able to play your games but that account should be locked. No more purchases, no online, just SP.
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post #88 of 102
i googed space war and then space war video game, there were zero results, it does not exist. how you get banned from a game you don't play any ways?
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yeah but, thats BS to ban you from buying games or getting gifts that is potential sales right there

Some customers are bad business.
    
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