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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 #61 of 72
They already have this. It's called OnLive and it seriously sucks at just about anything that isn't a point and click adventure game.
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post #62 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by DrPreston View Post
They already have this. It's called OnLive and it seriously sucks at just about anything that isn't a point and click adventure game.
I was just going to point that out.

Either way I couldn't pay for a monthly fee. I don't have enough time to take advantage of something like that.
    
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by DrPreston View Post
They already have this. It's called OnLive and it seriously sucks at just about anything that isn't a point and click adventure game.
yes but onlive is horrid compared to what steam has to offer already.
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post #64 of 72
Onlive is a different matter and I'm not totally clear about the OP's subject matter. Meaning, in this scenario are all Steam games available for download with a temporary key or is this streaming?

If in this scenario, Steam (with it's current library) were comparable to Onlive thru streaming, I would certainly decline as I'm sure many PC users would for the reason of low resolution games through bandwith limitations. Onlive, great concept...but in my opinion, it's for those who just want to game at console quality or less than.
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post #65 of 72
No way.
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post #66 of 72
I might try it for a month to see if I liked it. It does sound like an awesome deal though for people who like to play a lot of different games because they get bored easily if they play one game for too long. I'm not that way though, if I really like a particular game, I will play it over and over again, repetitiveness isn't such a bad thing when I enjoy it.
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post #67 of 72
Probably not. I don't have as much time for gaming as I used to.
post #68 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
It's also the price of a few pints.
You'll likely get more entertainment through a month of gaming than downing said pints.
I don't drink, my body is a temple!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kristian View Post
*sigh* Opinions, opinions, opinions.

"Oh no, somebody likes something different than me. Now I have to RAAAAAAGE on an online forum, so I can feel superior for paying to move."

Grow up.
1. Didn't realise that was raging? It's not like I turned green and split my trousers.

2. I don't "pay to move", I pay to use the weights facilities, that I otherwise would not have access to. I "move" for free when I run 6 days a week, this is the bit that makes me superior! PMSL

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kristian View Post
He's allowed to voice his opinion, but he sets it as if it's an abomination. Also, the term "the real world" always irks me. A lot.
...HHmmm, now I wonder, why would the term, "the real world" irk someone, hhhmmmm, let me think...?

Quote:
Originally Posted by aroc91 View Post
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
I'm not anti wow, I couldn't give a monkey's. I simply wouldn't entertain it at any price just because of the screen shots i've seen. Call me elitist, but I like games to look like they were made sometime in the last 10yrs LOL
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post #69 of 72
If I had more free time to play it might be worth it. I'm happy with getting a new game or two and playing and that's about it.
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post #70 of 72
If they did this, I'd forever HATE steam. This is the reason why I like Steam. It's a game manager for the games you bought off them. Though you need an internet connection to use them, you don't have to pay for anything except the connection for your internet and the games that you bought.

The Pros don't outweigh the Cons in this scenario.
     
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