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In my opinion, Valve is one of the best game developers period. They were the first big players to embrace digital distribution and still today nothing can touch steam in terms of features or popularity.

Valve feels much less like a company than say Rockstar or EA because of the extremely open relationship they keep with the gaming community. Gabe personally responds to emails, and numerous mod developers have been taken onto the Valve team. That relationship coupled with the caliber of their games makes me proud to support them in any capacity i can.

I would turn down any job to work at Valve.

EDIT: Forgot about the viral marketing they do. No other developer does this, and i absolutely love reading up on the things people have figured out how to decode from little bits planted in game or on the internet.
Edited by Higgins - 3/30/11 at 2:03pm
    
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Originally Posted by blooder11181 View Post
i will trade justin bieber for modern warfare 2
Justin Bieber = $1 bargain bin so... nope, no deal.
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Fanks Valvey!

We Wuvs you!
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Valve is awesome
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and now a complete copy of DOTA stolen from the community.
....

Except that the main developer for DotA for a long time, Icefrog, is working with them heavily making DotA 2. He is trying to keep the game very similar to its current state, a lot of the heroes and items are going to remain the same.

Do you really think that DotA's future is best served remaining a Warcraft 3 custom map? I certainly don't. It created a whole new genre which is now being taken over by new games like LoL or HoN because they have capabilities that DotA could never have remained a war3 custom map, no matter how many extra programs are created to try and work around battlenet.
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+1 to this. I especially love their upgrade platform and their non-intrusive DRM. Simply log into your account and you're good to go! It's great to see a dev still so dedicated to PC gamers and still treat us with respect!
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Originally Posted by Krusher33 View Post
Justin Bieber = $1 bargain bin so... nope, no deal.
But if its Beiber the person you could

1. Trade MW2 for Justin Bieber
2. Set jar next to Justin Bieber that says "Punch in the face for $1"
3. ?????
4. Profit!
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thats really nice of them
    
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....

Except that the main developer for DotA for a long time, Icefrog, is working with them heavily making DotA 2. He is trying to keep the game very similar to its current state, a lot of the heroes and items are going to remain the same.

Do you really think that DotA's future is best served remaining a Warcraft 3 custom map? I certainly don't. It created a whole new genre which is now being taken over by new games like LoL or HoN because they have capabilities that DotA could never have remained a war3 custom map, no matter how many extra programs are created to try and work around battlenet.
Oh i know the story. But icefrog does not own DOTA, he merely worked on it, like the guys are LoL, but instead they created their own game, rather than steal what is essentially a community created product.

DOTA is a direct copy of the game, the same map, no new ones, no new heros, and no new items. they are taking DOTA adding a 2 in the title and upgrading the graphics, and they are going to charge money for it. Thats rather bogus.

I dont want to start an arguement here, just giving my reasons.
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<3 Valve!
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