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If only i had a faster connection Steam would be a much more viable option.
I use it constantly on a 1.5meg connection. 240kb/s, and i just suck it up.



And woot for EA. best decision ever for EA. and Valve once again saves us from it all.

Valve will soon take over the world. They will then rename it "Source" and the universe will be named "Steam"

Steam engines will make a comeback.
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post #22 of 39
Thread Starter 
I wonder if they will remove the DRM from Crysis now (STEAM version)
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the way things ought to be
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wierdo124 View Post
I use it constantly on a 1.5meg connection. 240kb/s, and i just suck it up.



And woot for EA. best decision ever for EA. and Valve once again saves us from it all.

Valve will soon take over the world. They will then rename it "Source" and the universe will be named "Steam"

Steam engines will make a comeback.
I have a 1.5m and get 150kbps.
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post #25 of 39
I get a constant 800kbs from steam. I only have to download the entire game once though. After I install it the first time, I use the built in backup and burn them to DVDs.
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Last time I was downloading and installing a steam game I was getting 1Mb/s I was like WOW! This is good news to hear that EA is trying different things out, and once again props to Steam. I wonder if EA will continue to release even more games with no DRM on Steam.
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post #27 of 39
+1 more reason to buy from steam.
    
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post #28 of 39
I wonder if registering and downloading my Mass Effect over Steam de-SecuROMises it.
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post #29 of 39
What if steam changes their policies and screws all of you out of all your games?
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post #30 of 39
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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
What if steam changes their policies and screws all of you out of all your games?
lemme guess, you're one of the guys burned when you didn't accept steam when it rolled out right?
not flaming, i quit CS 1.5 when WON was disabled and someone had my legit key already registered to their steam acct

if there were such a radical shift at this point after literally years of no major issue the fallout would be immense. the Spore fallout is one thing, but imagine every single CS, TF2, L4D, and etc gamer up in arms on the internet.

Valve, thus far at least, has proven to actually pay attention to their audience rather than treat them like children so that type of action's a bit unlikely.

I've kept up with it since i'm still sorta bitter over the CS 1.5 thing (i don't forget easily) and the only major changes they've made have been geared more toward end-user support, modification support, and ability to play without an active connection. so thus far it doesn't seem to be of much concern.
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