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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:03 am

I see Valve have released a free if severely limited version of CS:GO...

http://blog.counter-strike.net/index.php/2018/08/20937/

Basically for offline play with bots and spectating online matches...


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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:07 pm

Valve will apparently start moderating comments in the Steam forums next week...

https://steamcommunity.com/groups/steam ... 4205125837
The short version is that starting on Tuesday, Sept 25th, our moderation team will start reviewing reported discussion posts in all game hubs on Steam.

In the past, we've been hesitant to get involved in the moderation of individual game discussions, as we didn't want to step on the toes of game developers that want to have their own style of communication with players and their own set of guidelines for behavior,

But over time, we've been hearing from more and more game developers that would actually prefer for us to take a more active role in discussion boards, at least to the extent of handling posts that are reported by other players.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by DjchunKfunK » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:21 pm

Long overdue and all thanks to developers pestering them to do something about it.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:34 pm

curate your fucking shop you bastards
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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:33 pm

After the latest update you can now play local co-op using your Steam link...

https://www.pcgamer.com/steam-link-now- ... ltiplayer/

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Alan » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:44 pm

I don’t get the point.
I used to be eVoL but I got better.
I like everything now.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:04 pm

Alan that is not how tech works. You invent it first and then you try and find a market. Come on man !
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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Medicine Man » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:43 pm

Steam store pages now support that new cutting edge format, the gif...

https://steamcommunity.com/groups/steam ... 9908117123

Now we'll finally be able to have store pages that ages to load because some dev has added a ginormous gif of a cat and a cucumber or some such nonsense. What a time to be alive! :D

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:31 am

brilliant in-joke about pile of shame

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018 ... chievement
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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by DjchunKfunK » Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:50 pm

Autumn and Winter sale dates have been leaked.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:47 am

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018 ... k-hardware

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Well done Gabe. Truth be told. I have one....used it about 10 times !. I just don't own the big telly at night when the Mrs or my kid use it. Perfect if I am a bachelor.I think it is probably one of the best little buys I have done even if I used it so rarely
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Re: Steam News & Updates

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:21 am

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/ ... developers

Valve is giving more money back to publishers if they make more money. To me this smacks of a reality check to Valve in the light of subscription services. With Take Two and Activision sniffing at the table of Bethesda, EA and Ubisoft, Valve opened their eyes that Steam may become a client for Indie and AA games only.
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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Mantis » Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:16 pm

It kind of sucks for indies and smaller publishers who already struggle to get any prevalence on the store due to the sheer amount of crap that is uploaded onto it on a daily basis. Now they still pay full whack for the privilege whilst the big companies get perks because Valve are worried about losing their revenue.

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Re: Steam News & Updates

Post by Achtung Englander » Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:38 pm

That's business
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