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Originally Posted by metal_gunjee View Post

Simultaneously loving PC gaming and hating Steam makes absolutely no sense at all to me. confused.gif

Make all the excuses and snide remarks you want, attempt to make yourself look morally superior by barking out repetitive comments about DRM and indie games... still doesn't make sense. Steam is a big part of PC gaming's heartbeat, and will continue to be for quite some time.

Lots of folks here simply hate just for the sake of hating, it seems. Oh, and that superiority thing I mentioned... yeah, you guys love that one, whether the 'point' is moral or intellectual.

[sarcasm]
I mean, why would anyone run a business to make money?? That's absolutely ludicrous!
[/sarcasm]

I also think it's quite amusing that at least a few of the same people who share the "shutup and accept the change" point of view in Windows 8 related threads just can't stand the evolution of Steam and PC gaming.

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There's a difference between hating something and treating it like what it is.
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post #92 of 103
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There's a difference between hating something and treating it like what it is.

 

 

There's also a difference for calling the kettle black and the kettle not accepting it ;D

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There's a difference between hating something and treating it like what it is.

There's also a difference between informative statements and biased rants based on personal politics with a pinch of intolerance.
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I didn't know there were people who disliked steam.

Like, I seriously had no idea.
    
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post #96 of 103
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post

Portal pretty much put the Puzzle Solving genre on the map.

You sir, need to go take a look at the Myst series along with all the games like it. Myst and Atlantis: The Lost Tales and Atlantis II: Beyond Atlantis, Traitors Gate, Riddle of the Sphinx or pretty much any DreamCatcher game.

Very popular games in their time.
post #97 of 103
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I didn't know there were people who disliked steam.

Like, I seriously had no idea.

They're generally either one of two things

-DRM haters (which can be understandable, sometimes it's a pain)

or

-EA Fanboys.
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Haven't watched the video but it seem's this would be a brain child to kill off competition, offer company's to host there own store threw steam's back end goodbye to everyone else (origin,uplay,gmg, etc).

this is about killing off microsoft, who has traditionally won the software api war, till now.
post #99 of 103
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Portal pretty much put the Puzzle Solving genre on the map.

You sir, need to go take a look at the Myst series along with all the games like it. Myst and Atlantis: The Lost Tales and Atlantis II: Beyond Atlantis, Traitors Gate, Riddle of the Sphinx or pretty much any DreamCatcher game.

Very popular games in their time.

I know, I loved Myst and still do, but I was talking about in the mainstream...They were big among PC gamers iirc, and definitely not in the mainstream whereas Portal was really the first semi-recent puzzle game in the mainstream.
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I know, I loved Myst and still do, but I was talking about in the mainstream...They were big among PC gamers iirc, and definitely not in the mainstream whereas Portal was really the first semi-recent puzzle game in the mainstream.

Myst was the best selling PC game until the sims came out.
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