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Ok so I just bought modern warfare 2 yesterday and I'm setting it up today. I can't help but notice how ******* stupid steam is, what the hell is the point of attaching something like this to a game? it is damn slow to install and damn slow to log in. I hate it.
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I don't have any problem with it? It can consistently max my connection. Try going into setting and making sure you have the right Steam server selected.
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You don't like Steam?

Trust me, in time, when you get a few more games in your library, you'll learn to love it. It's turns into a social gaming nerve centre where you can communicate with friends and invite people quickly and easily. It's an easy way to store all your games, and the store is huge. Not to mention the crazy sales they have.

Either way, you'll have to live with it, a lot of games need it now.
    
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You don't like Steam?

Trust me, in time, when you get a few more games in your library, you'll learn to love it. It's turns into a social gaming nerve centre where you can communicate with friends and invite people quickly and easily. It's an easy way to store all your games, and the store is huge. Not to mention the crazy sales they have.

Either way, you'll have to live with it, a lot of games need it now.
Waffle speaks the truth. Ever since I discovered Steam I basically buy all of my games on it. I don't care for physical copies anymore because they just take up room.
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I thought the same thing when I first started using it. Now I can't live without it!
    
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I don't even have an CD/DVD drive in my PC.

Feels good man.
    
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Well it seems to me from what you are saying its a multi-player thing. All I ever play is the singleplayer campaigns, It would be nice to have something a bit simpler without having to install things I don't need.
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Well it seems to me from what you are saying its a multi-player thing. All I ever play is the singleplayer campaigns, It would be nice to have something a bit simpler without having to install things I don't need.
What are those things? The only thing you're installing is Steam, which downloads the game for you, and then you play it. There's no catch, or anything else to download. That's it.
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It is optimised for multiplayer, yes, as it's very much concentrated on "Social gaming". I have a lot of people who I talk to even when playing Single Player, but I rarely do.

I've met a lot of people and become close friends with them over COD/L4D2, added them on Steam, and then the rest is history. If you are a social person, it's awesome, if not, then it's still good, but maybe not optimized towards your style of playing.

    
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I don't even have an CD/DVD drive in my PC.

Feels good man.
+1 For no disc drive. It just isn't an essential thing any more.
    
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