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Originally Posted by civilian_pr0ject View Post
what is steam tyranny? the ability to buy most games at often ridiculously cheap prices and download them at unexplainable fast speeds without having to install them is tyrannical?
you know some people don't like to have a third party gaming software forced onto them after they just bought a boxed game from somewhere just as cheap, to manage their internet speeds and cap. i dunno. maybe thats just me or you guys don't have internet caps or unlimited speed where you lived or you guys loved those gamespy installations that came with your games.
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you know some people don't like to have a third party gaming software forced onto them after they just bought a boxed game from somewhere just as cheap, to manage their internet speeds and cap. i dunno. maybe thats just me or you guys don't have internet caps or unlimited speed where you lived or you guys loved those gamespy installations that came with your games.
i guess people just like to have their games wherever they want, available to download straight away
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Everyone is talking about waiting for episode 3 for so long, portal games, waiting and waiting for some more valve games to come out. I think this is a good sign and more companies should follow suit, spend more time on the games and you will be very successful (Valve and Blizzard). They take their time and make sure it is the best possible product before release.
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post #24 of 69
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i guess people just like to have their games wherever they want, available to download straight away
hey good point but i can't get my games right away when my whole house of 6 people is on a 300 kilobytes per sec pipe all using netflix, pandora, steam and youtube. if i really want to then i could just drive over to a store twenty minutes away buy my games, come back and install it (before being prompted to install steam which is kind of unnecessary in this case), before i can finish downloading a game off of steam, which is around 6 or more hours if no one else is using the internet. i don't mind going outside really.
Edited by dontpwnmebro - 3/15/11 at 10:13am
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Valve games are cool. Their steam tyranny isn't.
I love steam
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Valve rocks!! Love me some CSS! ESEA FTW
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I've always liked the mentality at Valve, I don't see why it's so hard for other gaming companies to be the same way.
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I can't love Valve again until I see EP 3 and or another HLDM.
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Everyone is talking about waiting for episode 3 for so long, portal games, waiting and waiting for some more valve games to come out. I think this is a good sign and more companies should follow suit, spend more time on the games and you will be very successful (Valve and Blizzard). They take their time and make sure it is the best possible product before release.
This.

Stop releasing games every year that look almost like the same (*hint* cod *hint*)
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+1
Valve seems to be the only decent game company unlike others *cough*EA*cough*
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