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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
I just hope that Valve really is donating every penny minus any costs they incurred from this.
The crapstorm that would surround them if that were true and got out would drive them to the ground.

I have no reason to believe that Valve would be taking pennies from charity. They make so much money off their distribution platform, there's no need.
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post #12 of 23
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Originally Posted by staryoshi View Post
I will not support microtransactions in this game, even for a good cause.

I'll aid Japan in different ways
You can buy items you don't have e.g Natasha.

I hate hats, but I'm glad that they are doing this.
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Hats off to Valve!
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Cheers to all hat buyers
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post #15 of 23
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Originally Posted by s-x View Post
gj valve but i still hate what you've done to tf2.
I played since beta and up until a few weeks after the mann co. store was released. The game was great up until they started releasing stupid ****. Unlocks went downhill and made the game cheesy at best, and releasing tons of stupid hats was just salt on an open wound.

I dont think anyone who has played from the start could say that TF2 NEEDED hats or gimmicky unlocks, crafting, trading or even a store.

I love valve and most of their games, but if they try to pull the same **** with any of the new games they develop im gonna reconsider the purchase because i no longer want to play tf2 and that it was my favorite game.

/rant
Dude I agree with you 100 percent. I miss the vanilla days of TF2.
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post #16 of 23
It's awesome the TF2 community raised that much money for Japan. Also, the Hachimaki looks pretty sweet on the sniper.
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post #17 of 23
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Originally Posted by Kleingetier View Post
Sadly, I think most of that people wouldn't have donated anything for Japan without that TF hats. It's about help and not about saying "Hey, I've bought this 100$ hat to help the Japanese look how awesome I am".
I agree but I still think it's awesome valve and the donators did a great job. Sure the $100 hats buyers were probably to just show off but who cares, it's their money and it ultimately went to help the relief efforts.
post #18 of 23
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Originally Posted by Tennobanzai View Post
I agree but I still think it's awesome valve and the donators did a great job. Sure the $100 hats buyers were probably to just show off but who cares, it's their money and it ultimately went to help the relief efforts.
who cares how they donated, they still did. (towards the person you replied to)
post #19 of 23
at least 100% of the proceeds went to japan.

Unlike *cough* another company keeping 50% for themselves from selling pets.
 
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I was rather happy to see this turn out so well for them. While I see both sides of the argument about TF2, I have to side with those who don't mind the new system. I have enough trust in Valve (and this sort of thing only enhances that) to realize that they put it in the game for a reason. They wouldn't put such drastic changes in a game if the game was thriving or had a strong future. In my eyes, they saved TF2 from becoming inevitably stagnant and gave it a facelift (many times over). I have very VERY few other games that have kept me for as long as TF2 and I don't mind letting Valve make changes that hardly affect gameplay. I've gotten my money's worth and I am glad to be able to still play a fresh game today.
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