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To all the people saying they would much rather buy a box copy game, well what if we had a Japan-styled earthquake / tsunami over here and you lost your box copy.. Then what wouldn't you want it to have saved on an account that you can access anywhere that has steam?
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post #32 of 67
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Originally Posted by bucdan View Post
1800 in games??? I wonder if he plays all of it lol.
I guess that's the reason he's selling them.
Blizzard has it partly right.
Download to disk and no disc needed even though you bought it from disc.
But I kinda hate that I can't play some games to it's full intent unless I'm online...
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post #33 of 67
this happened to me years ago(yes I'll admit it), my dumba$$ put it up for sale and left my username on it... steam deactivated the account right away. I could have fought for it back because I actually didn't sell it but I didn't bother. Didn't have that many games on it any way.
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Usually, i only purchased STEAM games if they:

1. were online/multiplayer based

2. exclusive to STEAM

3. i wasn't going to play it alot

Otherwise, i ended up purchasing a retail, boxed copy.

Now alot of retail titles require STEAM to play, i no longer see any point in boxed purchases - to my disappointment, i must admit. I prefered the freedom a boxed copy gave, as well as the nostalgia from going out to buy one.

I felt (and still feel) a digital copy is not only just as expensive (or moreso, in some cases) but i get LESS for my money.
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Steam is the best. and if you wanna sell it, just do it in private dont advertise it all over the bloody internet when we all know its illegal to sell.
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Originally Posted by gtarmanrob View Post
Steam is the best. and if you wanna sell it, just do it in private dont advertise it all over the bloody internet when we all know its illegal to sell.
Totally agree.

And also, just back up your serials and such in your email or something [multiple secure locations is best]. Then, if some natural disaster were to strike, just download the disc and plop in your serial.

Although, I'm sure if something like that were to happen...your computer games would be the least of your worries. Your house, as well as the computer, went with the games
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post #37 of 67
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
There's a reason my steam password is longer than my bank password. It's worth more.

I'd never sell it though.
its not worth more, you just have no money in bank
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another reason why valve is too strict. It seems 4chan has the only logical set of rules on the interwebz
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How so? He never sold it.
Um what he did was basically him saying he was gonna sell it.
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