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Signed On Dec 13, 2004, 01:09
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News Comments > Anachronox & Other Square IP Pitches Sought
10. Re: Anachronox & Other Square IP Pitches Sought Feb 17, 2015, 11:10 Dev
 
Valve needs to do this with their IP, only without the crowdfunding part. Valve can afford to pay it all. I.e. valve needs to outsource some games with their IP, so it doesn't take forever.  
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Rogue Pre-Purchases
11. Re: Assassin's Creed Rogue Pre-Purchases Feb 9, 2015, 10:06 Dev
 
Blue,
It's because you get get refunded by returned a preorder on steam. It's like the only kind of return they allow.
 
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
4. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Feb 5, 2015, 15:49 Dev
 
Also it being from Ukraine does not fill me with hope  
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News Comments > Steam Update Adds Broadcasting, FPS Counter
14. Re: Steam Update Adds Broadcasting, FPS Counter Jan 20, 2015, 15:52 Dev
 
OBS?  
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News Comments > Into the Black
21. Re: Into the Black Jan 20, 2015, 01:11 Dev
 
It would take you...
14424 continuous hours
1 year,236 days,53 minutes
of gameplay to complete your Steam library

Dang am I really practically tied with Pres?
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Arena Commander Version 1.0 Released
42. Re: Star Citizen Arena Commander Version 1.0 Released Dec 22, 2014, 09:23 Dev
 
Sugarman wrote on Dec 22, 2014, 04:13:
So, can someone explain what exactly arena commander is? I KS this game at the lowest amount, and I'm pretty sure this isn't the single player game I backed, is it like a flight test module or something?
The manual doesn't even really say what it is.

Think of Arena Commander as a test mode for the backers to help CIG polish the flight model for the single player and persistent universe when it comes out. We get to test the "ALPHA" as backers, why do people not get this.
Maybe because I'm not caught up in all the hype (I bought one other ship at $25 early on), the limited stuff I've seen and heard about is scary, and 1.0 doesn't sound alpha, and even this announcement and the linked manual doesn't say what this is.

But I do appreciate the informative posts in this thread.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
8. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Dec 22, 2014, 03:32 Dev
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 21, 2014, 22:09:
Not to mention it's unproven that it was North Korean hackers. The FBI saying so does not mean it is so.
Not just the FBI. The President says it's so.

That's not exactly totally convincing, but he's officially said it.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Arena Commander Version 1.0 Released
29. Re: Star Citizen Arena Commander Version 1.0 Released Dec 22, 2014, 03:29 Dev
 
So, can someone explain what exactly arena commander is? I KS this game at the lowest amount, and I'm pretty sure this isn't the single player game I backed, is it like a flight test module or something?
The manual doesn't even really say what it is.

Sugarman wrote on Dec 22, 2014, 03:15:
Cutter, do you haven an account? Have you tried it? It's an alpha, so don't go in expecting a polished game.
Arena commander 1.0 doesn't sound to me like an alpha

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News Comments > Sims 4 Game Pack Next Month
3. Re: Sims 4 Game Pack Next Month Dec 22, 2014, 03:22 Dev
 
Soooo, a pack is DLC?  
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News Comments > Respawn on Titanfall on Origin vs. Steam
38. Re: Respawn on Titanfall on Origin vs. Steam Dec 21, 2014, 12:53 Dev
 
gsilver wrote on Dec 20, 2014, 00:36:
...Though the 50GB install did. I was running a 240GB SSD in my PC for much of the year, and a 50GB game needed to be pretty damn good to make the cut there. But once I upgraded, I still didn't really feel like going back.
In addition to my SSD, I have a 4tb steam games drive for all the other games
 
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News Comments > On Sale
15. Re: On Sale Dec 21, 2014, 12:34 Dev
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Dec 21, 2014, 12:13:
Dev wrote on Dec 21, 2014, 11:34:
Steam cart and purchase is all screwed up. GO VALVE!
Now I can't even add to cart.
I even went and got a steam wallet purchase thinking the purchases not going through were my card. NOPE! It's crappy steam
Fixed? I couldn't even get logged in. Took 20 minutes.
Cart seems fixed, purchasing? Not so much. Might be those titles are out of serials though, who knows. Last night I was buying like 10 items, and when I did it one at a time, most went through except for 4.
I wish steam would give feedback though. Like payment screwed up, or out of serial, or wtf is going on.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
10. Re: Your complete guide to free (and legal!) TV streaming. Dec 21, 2014, 12:17 Dev
 
Kristian Joensen wrote on Dec 21, 2014, 10:51:
"Your complete guide to free (and legal!) TV streaming."

If you are lucky enough to live in the United States that is!
Yeah they didn't mention things like BBC (uk only)
 
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News Comments > On Sale
13. Re: On Sale Dec 21, 2014, 11:34 Dev
 
Steam cart and purchase is all screwed up. GO VALVE!
Now I can't even add to cart.
I even went and got a steam wallet purchase thinking the purchases not going through were my card. NOPE! It's crappy steam
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
96. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Dec 16, 2014, 18:50 Dev
 
Sho wrote on Dec 16, 2014, 17:59:
Dev wrote on Dec 16, 2014, 17:47:
Alternatively I could buy it off if you if you haven't used the serial yet.

I haven't and would be up for this, but are you sure they use a serial system? I checked out the store system, and while it shows the game under "My Downloadable Products" all I get is a link to the installer. I'm guessing login just works by account after that point.
No idea, I was just guessing. If you've already made an account and a login on whatever system they use, might be a little tougher to trade/sell.
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
89. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Dec 16, 2014, 17:47 Dev
 
Sho wrote on Dec 16, 2014, 16:23:
I tried to get a refund for this, but was denied because I'm a Kickstarter backer. I've backed around 20-30 games, and while one other of them turned out to be shit, this is the first time I feel really betrayed and screwed over by a project.
Alternatively I could buy it off if you if you haven't used the serial yet.
 
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News Comments > Steam Holiday Auction Suspended
23. Re: Steam Holiday Auction Suspended Dec 12, 2014, 14:14 Dev
 
On the plus side some extra cards I had priced for 1 cent for months all sold yesterday from people converting them to gems, lol!  
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News Comments > SimCity 2000 Free on Origin
19. Re: SimCity 2000 Free on Origin Dec 10, 2014, 18:38 Dev
 
AlexSledge wrote on Dec 10, 2014, 14:59:
I don't know why anyone brings up customer service. What are you doing that you need customer service from Steam or any other of these places? I've got over 10 years in Steam, and well over half a K of games in the library, and I've never once even considered the existence of customer service for Steam much less the need for it.

Good for you! Cool story bro!
I've contacted them multiple times in my 11 years (and if we are comparing epeen, I have an under 15k steam id, and well over a whole K of steam games) from failings like not including a DLC in a complete package, not processing my payment correctly when their overloaded poorly designed servers are going nuts during a sale, not including promised pre sale bonuses, and other issues. Each time it was horrible. It tends to take over a week to respond, and it's a form response. Then the resolution is generally unsatisfactory.
Taking a week to respond means for instance the sale item I'm trying to buy isn't on sale anymore. If valve would at least be able to reliably take the money I throw at them, I'd be much happier

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News Comments > Saturday Safety Dance
5. Re: Into the Black Dec 7, 2014, 00:29 Dev
 
NegaDeath wrote on Dec 6, 2014, 23:34:
Most evil corporations don't have their janitors doing the IT work and storing their passwords in a hilariously named folder called "passwords".
The more important part is the plain text non password protected passwords.
 
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News Comments > King's Quest Trailer
1. Re: King's Quest Trailer Dec 7, 2014, 00:27 Dev
 
There's a new Sierra logo too:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzIoQLAmEs0


Looks like it's still owned by Activision, but they are farming out the brand to make a new KQ. Hope it turns out ok. I'd like to see the return of Sierra, even if it's under someone else.

Then again, with Activision, we are likely to see DLC! Ugh
 
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News Comments > Steam Gift Trade Policy Changes
9. Re: Steam Gift Trade Policy Changes Nov 25, 2014, 12:52 Dev
 
Blue,
I don't believe this is anything to do with key resellers since key numbers are not steam tradable. The announcement also doesn't mention it. Here's text of announcement:

All new games purchased as a gift and placed in the purchaser's inventory will be untradable for 30 days. The gift may still be gifted at any time. The only change is to trading.

We've made this change to make trading gifts a better experience for those receiving the gifts. We're hoping this lowers the number of people who trade for a game only to have the game revoked later due to issues with the purchaser's payment method.
 
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