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Poll Results: Are you happy with Steam?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 6% of voters (39)
    About as happy as I would be getting my toenails torn out.
  • 11% of voters (75)
    Indifferent.
  • 68% of voters (439)
    I love steam.
  • 14% of voters (91)
    I wouldn't mind it if they weren't such douche bag control freaks.
644 Total Votes  
post #171 of 178
I'm happy with Steam.
    
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I dont like the fact that its all under one house. Steam servers go down as do your games. Steam somehow goes away, there go your games.

Do I have some Steam games, yea, but I still prefer hard disk just for security. I also like a lot of the interface, its cool to be able to chat mid game regardless of what other people are doing, but that interface also is a form of DRM which goes against what I believe in (Having to jump through hoops for something you own, not protecting your work).
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post #173 of 178
I have honestly never had a problem with Steam. Ever. It provides me a wonderful platform to purchase games with. It also does an excellent job of managing my purchased games and prevents me from having to go through installation processes or even re-downloading if I choose to back my data up.

Valve has a fair price point for all of their software and provides excellent support and communication with the community. The anti-cheap system is effective and the games are top notch. I've never been disappointed with anything I've purchased from Valve/on Steam. I do believe Steam revolutionized PC gaming.
    
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post #174 of 178
Steam is fantastic am get all my games from them nowadays no regrets.
post #175 of 178
Quote:
Originally Posted by alex98uk View Post
Where you are buying a license for a piece of software (such as on Steam), you are buying a single user license. Thus, the retailer does not have to allow re-sales.

You should read up on the law before you quote it
I didn't quote the law. I just stated my rights to free trade. You can freely trade anything you bought. This SUL infringes on that right and a licence isn't law.

Also, yes, Steam are having to look into a trade system. Write to your MP and find out
    
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post #176 of 178
Love it.
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post #177 of 178
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Originally Posted by Viridian View Post
You can freely trade anything you bought.
    
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post #178 of 178
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Originally Posted by just_nuke_em View Post
It's called capitalism?
    
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