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Do you physically back up your games from online services such as Steam?

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User Info: BDSM

3 years ago#1
Well, do you? - Results (70 votes)
Yes. Every last one. I like to do fresh OS installs on a whim.
7.14% (5 votes)
Just the larger downloads/ones I like. Screw Flora's Fruit Farm that I got in a bundle.
10% (7 votes)
I used to but gave up. Have you seen my backlog?
8.57% (6 votes)
Nope. I buy digital so I don't have to keep discs/external media around.
70% (49 votes)
FOOLS! I only buy games at retail! My s*** come pre-backed up! F***! Where is disc 3!?
1.43% (1 votes)
You can play games on these things? Someone should start a business around that.
2.86% (2 votes)
This poll is now closed.
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User Info: snkboi

3 years ago#2
why does this poll have 6 options?
i think it's nice

User Info: N_T_S_C

3 years ago#3
Why are these polls always filled with incredibly bad jokes? Are they even jokes?

User Info: daemon_dan

3 years ago#4
"Nowhere is longer safe. The earth MOVES under our feet. The great world tree, Yggdrasil, trembles to it's roots."

User Info: sauruschamp1

3 years ago#5
I backup every game to an external hard drive as soon as it is finished downloading just so I dont have to re-download it again if I want to reinstall in the future (this is paticularly handy when heavily modding a game screws up your game and the only way to fix is a fresh install). Besides the best speed I have ever got on steam is 1mb/s due to my crappy internet so having to wait for games like max payne 3 to download is a nightmare.
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User Info: Dukaduka1k82

3 years ago#6
I do have a backup of all the serial numbers of all of my games. A notepad file saved in 3 different locations. HD, SD, and a flash card.
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User Info: Mystical_NEET

3 years ago#7
No. I don't see the point since Steam is here for the forseeable future - by the time it's dead we'll have moved on to other things anyway.
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User Info: ZeraphLordS

3 years ago#9
Physically on an external HDD. It's currently holding at 559GB, with some games I don't care for removed, and some games that are just so tiny not included.

Good for giving to friends, too.
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User Info: NotQuiteAFreak

3 years ago#10
I back up the save files which are located in the steam folder.
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