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Who wants to bet me that Win8 will introduce DX12 and will be the only OS that supports it? That's how you sell a gamer a OS Happened before
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***. Something tells me they're going to focus on their gaming distributing software and build an OS off of that...
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I always skip the even releases of windows since 95

Skip 8 get nine, Microsoft tends to make a trial os then the real deal.

2.0/.1-->3.0/.1

Look at 95->98/SE

2000/ME->XP

Vista-->Windows 7
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Originally Posted by slipstream808 View Post
I wish I could stand up at just one I mean just ONE gaming convention where all these big corporations talk about how great all these new features are and ask oh so politely...

"Can I just install the damn game and play it by double clicking one desktop icon regardless of whether or not I'm online?"

I don't want all these extra features that have to be worked around that bloat up my OS and increase my start time. I don't want to sign on to GFWL and Steam in order to play and save a game. I don't want extra paid for content for a new Nuclear Thumbtack or an advertisement at a start menu for a game that HAS to connect online.

I JUST WANNA PLAY SOME DAMN SINGLE PLAYER TO RELAX!!!

And if I want some multiplayer... well then let the game devs worry about that. I don't need to control the microwave while melting someone's face off online either.
True That.

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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol View Post
I always skip the even releases of windows since 95

Skip 8 get nine, Microsoft tends to make a trial os then the real deal.

2.0/.1-->3.0/.1

Look at 95->98/SE

2000/ME->XP

Vista-->Windows 7
You, even though a strange one, make a point.
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Also I DO NOT WANT Steam integration built in or anything like that. I HATE Steam. It gives me nothing. So if my physical copy of a game needs Steam I really friggin' hate that. So you can imagine how Steam just sitting in my system without a game relate to it would make me feel.
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Its developers that need to "push" themselves into PC gaming.
Actually the publishers do. Developers would love to make great games, but great games take time and it's much faster to recycle a cash cow franchise (CoD is up to its 8th iteration and still sells) and market the hell out of it.
    
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Also I DO NOT WANT Steam integration built in or anything like that. I HATE Steam. It gives me nothing. So if my physical copy of a game needs Steam I really friggin' hate that. So you can imagine how Steam just sitting in my system without a game relate to it would make me feel.
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@ Microsoft: How? I'd love to hear.
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no GFWL.
PLEASE.
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I see myself sticking to Windows 7.
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