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What? Would you prefer Securom or worse yet the new always online Ubisoft DRM? Face it the bean counters want DRM and we usually get something. Steam is about as easy as it gets for the consumer anyway. Sure no DRM is better for everyone, to include the companies, but bean counters don't get it.
    
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I've been using steam for quite some time, and i've noticed everyone once in awhile some people don't like it for one reason or another. Steam is a great content delivery system in my eyes, perhaps someone can tell me why they think that this system is flawed?

OT: I'm fairly excited about this game, although im hoping it's more difficult then the first game. Isn't Obsidian Entertainment developing this game too? It would be nice to see some old school fallout 1/2 humor in this game. Those two games made my teen years.
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Ohh this is just great... /sarcasm

I hate steam for this exact reason... you buy a retail game... then you dont own it
Its silly its like someone looking over you and i hope steam dies in the future tbh or at least another anti drm install thingy
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Ohh this is just great... /sarcasm

I hate steam for this exact reason... you buy a retail game... then you dont own it
Its silly its like someone looking over you and i hope steam dies in the future tbh or at least another anti drm install thingy
and how exactly does 'you don't own it', actually affect you as a consumer?
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I would prefer it to have GFWL Achievements like FO3 over STEAM Achievements.
    
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
What? Would you prefer Securom or worse yet the new always online Ubisoft DRM? Face it the bean counters want DRM and we usually get something. Steam is about as easy as it gets for the consumer anyway. Sure no DRM is better for everyone, to include the companies, but bean counters don't get it.
I would prefer no DRM, or failing that, something where I do not have to install Steam. Hell, with the game being Steam only, I cannot even buy it, then download a cracked copy, as I have no way of paying them without an account.

I nearly always pay for any electronic media I use, but if I want it, and there is no way for me to buy/use it (without sacrificing greater principles), I am content to take it.
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I always when a game uses steam.
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I've got no issues with the existence of Steam, or that games are on Steam, but I can't see how Steam exclusives are good for anyone who doesn't work at or own a part of Valve.
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THANK GOD!!! WOOT very smart move
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Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Looks like I'll be stealing this game if I want to play it, as I will not, under any circumstances, use Steam.
Oh yeah because pirating has had no influence in the popularity of Steam and other DRMs with publishers .

For those that hate steam, is there anything you would consider to be a better alternative (other than no DRM at all)? I mean seriously, you should appreciate Bethesda for not following Ubisoft's "always on" DRM or using SecuRom and be happy that installing and playing the game from as many computers as you want (with out needing internet for anything other than the initial set up) is possible. We're given the lesser of these DRM evils and a few people here have a problem with that for what ever reason .

If anything, the blame for needing DRM lies with people like Blameless (Ironic no?) who pirate the game instead of boycotting it. I for one am glad they're going this way seeing as I was planning on buying through steam anyway. Giving me the option to install and uninstall all of my games as many times as I want (with the exception of crysis thanks to securom), have them available for me to download as long as they're available through Steam, and auto updates (if I want them) is a welcomed relief. For this I say way to go Bethesda, you just guaranteed my purchase .

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Originally Posted by headcracker View Post
I would prefer it to have GFWL Achievements like FO3 over STEAM Achievements.
Agreed, but after getting rid of my 360 I haven't bothered much with them.
Edited by xBISHOPx - 6/8/10 at 11:30pm
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