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Poll Results: Do you use Steam or another digital delivery system?

 
  • 96% (280)
    Yes, I use Steam
  • 0% (1)
    No, I don't use Steam, but I use a different digital delivery provider
  • 2% (8)
    I don't use any digital content delivery systems
289 Total Votes  
post #11 of 94
Steam smoother in terms of function then other ways to get games.
 
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post #12 of 94
i use steam, simply because it keeps all the games i want in 1 spot, no needless shortcuts all over my desktop, that and they have some pretty nice games
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post #13 of 94
Been using it since Nov 29, 2005, a bit over one year since Half-Life 2 released.

I really don't like the idea of digital distribution, and refuse to download all but the most difficult to find games on consoles, but it's just something I've learned to live with on PC.

Still don't like the possibility of one day losing access to hundreds of dollars of games, however far off that may be.
post #14 of 94
I hate having to put the discs in everytime.

Started in '04 for Counter Strike. I didn't think they would be able to go big with their digital delivery. Guess I was wrong.
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post #15 of 94
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post
I hate having to put the discs in everytime.

Started in '04 for Counter Strike. I didn't think they would be able to go big with their digital delivery. Guess I was wrong.
I am curious what you mean about going "big brother"?(I suck at reading, he said big) I really want to hear more from the people who dislike Steam, since they are definitely less common, or so it appears.

Thanks to everybody for their input so far.
Edited by Mygaffer - 12/25/10 at 9:55pm
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post #16 of 94
Physical media FTW.
    
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post #17 of 94
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
I am curious what you mean about going "big brother"?
I said going big not going big brother lol.
Edited by Draygonn - 12/25/10 at 9:32pm
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post #18 of 94
Cheaper than any retail store, has sales all the time, keeps all my content off my desktop/start menu and into one organized application, removes the need for CDs, download on any computer, yes, I use steam. And love it
post #19 of 94
I think one person misclicked
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post #20 of 94
Quote:
Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
I think one person misclicked
Shut up.

You'll have to pry the complete collection of AoEII and AoEIII off my cold dead hands!
    
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