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Old December 15, 2010, 12:38 PM
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Steam is a type of DRM. They clearly said no DRM whatsoever.
They give you key to a place to download the games. And that's it.
But people still prefer Steam hence why any previous purchases received a free Steam key to register it on Steam instead. Personally ,I prefer us using Valve's bandwidth rather to save the developers some cost.
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Old December 15, 2010, 03:57 PM
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But people still prefer Steam hence why any previous purchases received a free Steam key to register it on Steam instead. Personally ,I prefer us using Valve's bandwidth rather to save the developers some cost.
Not to mention with steam you get achievements, friends list for chat, and an in game web browser on every title (even non steam games have this! If you add a non steam game to your steam library and launch it from there you will get steam overlay!!!! ).
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Old December 18, 2010, 06:22 AM
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Edit: On second thought, I'm a little torn. On the one hand they're unique games but they don't seem to be worth the default $30 price tag. Afterall, the Orange Box was on special for $10 and that had 6 games that probably required much more hours to develop.

Yet on the other hand, they're indie developers and they obviously can't command the sort of manpower that a big company like Valve can. Their games are developed from the bottom up, and if I pay $5 that's like $1 a game, which is about the price of an app on a smartphone. The game developers likely spent much more time on making the game than the average $1 app.
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