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Poll Results: Would you pay $20-25 for steam

Poll expired: Feb 26, 2011  
  • 23% (36)
    yes
  • 76% (120)
    no
156 Total Votes  
post #51 of 72
I wouldn't. I've purchased at least 25-30 games on Steam, but the total hasn't come near to what I would have paid to access them from the time I got started using Steam. Remember that one awesome thing about Steam is its Indie section - those games are usually $5-10 each. I can pay $25/mo to access Audiosurf, World of Goo, and a few others OR pay $25-50 and play them for as long as I want. Also, Steam's great sales lower high-tag games to more acceptable prices. Subscription-based pricing would have to be pretty low to beat some of their current offers.

If it did happen, the option to buy would definitely have to be there.
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So he's not allowed to voice his opinion? If you hate it so much, ignore it.

As for OP, I think I would. It depends what games are included. If Black Ops was included I'd probably get it.
You must not be aware of the WoW hate on this forum. The anti-WoW people here go miles out of their way to insult it at times. It's kind of ridiculous.

Case in point: OmegaNemesis28 and Psilocybe in this thread-

http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...0-million.html
    
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I would do it over the summer break
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You must not be aware of the WoW hate on this forum. The anti-WoW people here go miles out of their way to insult it at times. It's kind of ridiculous.

Case in point: OmegaNemesis28 and Psilocybe in this thread-

http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...0-million.html
That **** pisses me off. I'm begging to use OCN less and less, because of the amount of Derp that goes on like when that guy asked how to oil his gfx fan and people made fun of him that on that last reply there was link to guide to do it witch was on what else OCN. I;m not saying I'm perfect but, the amount of know how on here is getting covered with a bigger amount of Derp.


on topic there may be benefits but, like owning and expanding on my games collection I doubt have even half of what my steam is worth put in to it. Now if they did this for movies and music then they might be on to something.
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post #55 of 72
its not that wow is insulted by them but the monthly fee for a GAME lol.. however wow was the first real deal as mmo so its taking all bad things from haters.
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its not that wow is insulted by them but the mothly few for a GAME lol.. however wow was the first real deal as mmo so its taking all bad things from haters.
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post #57 of 72
Not for me.

It would be good for people that play a multitude of SP games, but I get a majority of my gaming from TF2 and BFBC2 which are both free monthly, and that is a total boon for me. I don't have money to throw at gaming as a monthly bill. I've played over 1,000 hours of TF2 and it cost me less than $10.

I'm still finishing Mass Effect, Oblivion and Clear Sky.

At my SP completion rate, I'd be paying over $100 per game and be paying monthly for what I get free currently.
    
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I know a bunch of people would even if they say they don't, expecially if they gave you the option to buy your game instead of so called renting it.
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I know a bunch of people would even if they say they don't, expecially if they gave you the option to buy your game instead of so called renting it.
That's way different.

I could pay for one month's subscription and download 50 games, then cancel. If I could use my accrued monthly payments to buy a game, I'd consider that a much, much better deal but still wouldn't take advantage of it, personally.
    
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