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Steam has gotten better over the years. Offline is what is most important to me. While it always has been a feature, and had only a few problems, lately it has been flawless. I usually I only go online when I get a new game or I hear about an update I want. It is cleaner and easier to use too, which is nice. And honestly, having all my games in one spot is nicer than I ever thought it would be. I even brought over games that are smarter to leave stand alone because of convenience. Games like KSP, Kerbal Space Program, which updates normally break your games mods, which usually breaks your saves. Just so I can have everything organized, and if I want to update, or not, it just a few clicks.

Now TCO has me looking at skins. Might give the one he suggested a try. Usually dont bother with them, but I wanna check out this Dreamy Fluid Response thing. Sounds trippy biggrin.gif
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Steam has gotten better over the years. Offline is what is most important to me. While it always has been a feature, and had only a few problems, lately it has been flawless. I usually I only go online when I get a new game or I hear about an update I want. It is cleaner and easier to use too, which is nice. And honestly, having all my games in one spot is nicer than I ever thought it would be. I even brought over games that are smarter to leave stand alone because of convenience. Games like KSP, Kerbal Space Program, which updates normally break your games mods, which usually breaks your saves. Just so I can have everything organized, and if I want to update, or not, it just a few clicks.

Now TCO has me looking at skins. Might give the one he suggested a try. Usually dont bother with them, but I wanna check out this Dreamy Fluid Response thing. Sounds trippy biggrin.gif

I tell ya... The only thing besides the skin that you might need is a little Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas baby biggrin.gif

Check it out




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hehehehe TCO, I love the way you talk. :)

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I think Steam sucks due to the forced updates for many games. Even single player offline games forcing you to update before you can play them. I figured steam would have caved in and offered people a way to never update their games and still play them if they choose to. Until they do that I'm not buying one, single steam game ever again. No GOG = no buy. That doesn't bother me so much, because its mostly the indie games that are interesting these days.
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I think Steam sucks due to the forced updates for many games. Even single player offline games forcing you to update before you can play them. I figured steam would have caved in and offered people a way to never update their games and still play them if they choose to. Until they do that I'm not buying one, single steam game ever again. No GOG = no buy. That doesn't bother me so much, because its mostly the indie games that are interesting these days.

 

Yeah, but that's a good thing? I would imagine there's a way to launch the game anyway if you're offline.

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Yeah, but that's a good thing? I would imagine there's a way to launch the game anyway if you're offline.

It kinda is cumbersome for "early access" titles, where a "new" version can remove/add/bug stuff and you dont necessrily want to update yet.
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I prefer GOG.
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I want zoom, I cant read that small print!

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It kinda is cumbersome for "early access" titles, where a "new" version can remove/add/bug stuff and you dont necessrily want to update yet.

 

Oh, like Windows 10. lol This modern world is kinda stupid sometimes!

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Oh, like Windows 10. lol This modern world is kinda stupid sometimes!
Also, if you ever have periods with no internet at all, installing from backups/playing offline is not really that nice to deal with. Especially if you are installing/reinstalling from backups.
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