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i'm kinda scared that i'll like origin, because i was the same with steam. Never wanted to use it and now that i do i don't wanna switch. it might be the epitome of laziness but my main reason is still i don't wanna click 2 icons..
As of right now(Origin is still in beta) all you have to do is place a shortcut of the .exe of the game you bought from Origin on the desktop and run it from there. You don't even have to start Origin. I like that and I hope they don't change that. Sure they are going to implement facebook and all other sorts of nonsense into Origin, but if they keep it optional to use like it is now I have no problems with buying PC quality games there. As soon as they force Origin to be open whilst offering console content on a PC service I will and forget about it.
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console content???
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console content???
Console ports:

Need for speed: Hot Pursuit for instance.

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As of right now(Origin is still in beta) all you have to do is place a shortcut of the .exe of the game you bought from Origin on the desktop and run it from there.
You are able to do that on Steam as well
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console content???
"Console content" to me means finagling/offering supposed triple A games to PC without implementing its current technology. That's not Triple A its Cheapin' out. If there is SOOOO much money in consoles why not break off few bucks and do something constructive.

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You are able to do that on Steam as well
Every time I try that I have to Log in to Steam to make the game launch. What special steps are you taking?
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Every time I try that I have to Log in to Steam to make the game launch. What special steps are you taking?
I just never open it, but i checked, i was wrong...

I exited steam then tried to launch BC2 and it said "connecting to account" lol
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I just never open it, but i checked, i was wrong...

I exited steam then tried to launch BC2 and it said "connecting to account" lol
The .exe's are tied to steam, and therefore you have to be logged into steam in order to play steam games. What he was saying is that you can use shortcuts on your desktop to launch the games instead of opening up steam and launching it from within there.
    
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i've got a copy so he can now
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