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Any reason to avoid the steam version of Morrowind?

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I've been playing Oblivion a lot lately, and I though it would be appropriate to play through Morrowind as well. However, I don't own it. Is there any reason I should avoid getting the game on steam? I'm mainly concerned about mods and such. If there is no problem getting the steam version, then I may just do that. If there are problems and issues, I may try to buy the game discs somewhere.
    
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To my knowledge, there are easy ways to mod the Steam version of Morrowind, so if that was the deciding factor, don't worry. It does usually go on sale though. Not as often as you might like, but I got it for $5.
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Thanks for that information. I might hold off on the steam version for now because it looks like I could get a used copy of the game cheaper on ebay or something. If it goes on sale though, I may have to think about it.
    
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You might have a slight problem with mods because of dates, but you can easily bypass that.

Just the cheapest.
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While I have heard that some steam games will give you issues with mods, not sure about Morrowind. I bought mine on ebay, GOTY edition and it works well.
Linky: http://cgi.ebay.ca/Morrowind-Game-Ye...item27ad48ef88
    
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Not really, unless you have an irrational hatred of Steam because you saw someone else ranting irrationally about it and decided to believe them.
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post #7 of 8
It's exactly the same as retail, i've never had a problem modding oblivion or morrowind. The only difference is it resides in a different directory.
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Thanks for the comments guys.

No, I don't have an irrational hatred for steam I actually like steam very much, I just wasn't sure if the steam version of the game was different in a negative way from having a disc.

However, I think I'm actually going to go the ebay route this time. It looks like I can get a GOTY edition on ebay for less then what I can on Steam at the moment.
    
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