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I don't know why everybody hates the hat system in TF2, its not like its making you more powerful than others, looks who cares. It just makes the devs a little more money, wonder if any goes toward development.
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post #42 of 53
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Originally Posted by lattyware View Post
Because they are not 'pulling this crap' - they are giving you an option to buy some aesthetic content if you so wish.

They give out a ton of free DLC - GAME CONTENT, they sell the game for well below the retail average for a new game, they release it with a cool ARG which was fun, they offer it via Steam which has DRM measures that are not horribly stiffling, it is an amazingly fun game, one of the best of all time, I'd go so far as to say.

So, if they want to give people an option to buy stuff if they want to, why the hell not? If you go to a car dealer and they say you can get one of those stupid fake exhausts fitted to make it look good (supposedly), if you want, do you say the dealer is disgusting? No, they are offering a product the market wants, if you don't want it, it doesn't affect you at all.

If it means more profit for an amazing company that provide us with some of the best entertainment at some of the most reasonable prices... by all means do it.
This! 1000 times this!!

I cannot believe the whinning about this.
    
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$50 isn't enough?
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post #44 of 53
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Do not tell me we will have to buy **** again to gain some sort of advantage.


I hope it's all for aesthetics.
HERP DERP.

What do you mean "again to gain some sort of advantage?" Did buying stuff in TF2 give an advantage? No.
    
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Street cred yo

It's an incredibly successful business model.

Valve makes millions off the hat sales in TF2, so much so, they donated almost half a million dollars to Japan a few weeks ago.
amen to that

just hope that paid items dont make you better than an actual player etc
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Definitely going to get Game of the Year.
I see the pc gamer "game of the year" on steam every time I load that up now which is annoying enough for me to not want to buy this game.

I really don't see what can be so great about it, already played portal 1 isn't this just an upgraded version.
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I think the store ruined TF2... therefore this really urks me. Trading good, store bad.
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I see the pc gamer "game of the year" on steam every time I load that up now which is annoying enough for me to not want to buy this game.

I really don't see what can be so great about it, already played portal 1 isn't this just an upgraded version.
Isn't the car just an upgraded version of the horse and cart? I don't see what can be so great about it.

Portal 1 was one of the best games ever. Portal 2 lives up to it and that is a hell of a thing to achieve. It's an amazing game.
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post #49 of 53


I'm not one for the hats, I just want my vanilla TF2 back.

If you like them, all the more power to you though.
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They don't work either....I finished co-op and it occurred to me I was wearing the companion cube beanie thing. My friend never saw it even though I showed I was wearing.
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