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I am genuinely no Steam no buy
The big problem with "my whole library is there" is that also makes it a single point of failure. Especially when you aren't able to reinstall your purchased games without authentication.
You can come up with an over the top what if for just about any scenario.
Technically I have four accounts:
Origin- only for the free game deal otherwise screw them
Desura-indie games to mock and some very few great games but still
Steam- my number 1 because of sales and my friends are on there but I would consider this my Sony of the PC gaming.
GOG-this I'm going to switch more to because it's more easier and friendlier because of DRM- free plus all the older games I missed out on, I consider this my Nintendo of PC gaming
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I usually buy most of my games from Steam except Ubisoft games which I just get from retail.
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The only other service I use besides Steam is Origin since EA's games won't be on Steam. If it's not an EA game though, I won't buy it unless it's on Steam. Makes things just easier.
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If you are genuinely no Steam no buy then you genuinely lack intelligence.
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Guess you don't like classic games if you stick to Steam. Dunno why you'd limit yourself. I'd leave Steam if I could, but I already have too many games on it :/
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I use GoG as well for games that steam doesn't have, and the fact CD Projekt deserve my money.
This. I, however, always choose GOG over Steam when both of them have a game I want.
And CD Projekt definitely deserves more of our money.
Steam or GOG is fine by me; so is Origin but I still wish it did not exist because it's unnecessary. Uplay and any other Ubisoft game will not be installed on my PC ever.
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Steamster posted...KillingMachine posted...The big problem with "my whole library is there" is that also makes it a single point of failure. Especially when you aren't able to reinstall your purchased games without authentication.
I don't think you understand how Valve works. They aren't a normal studio that just takes a group of people and tells them to do one thing. At Valve the employees work on what they want from a list of ideas, they have freedom to suggest things as well. For all we know, very few people could be working on HF3, there is a constant stream of good ideas coming in, and/or they are still developing the new Source engine.
None of which changes the fact they're failing to deliver hard.
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