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Old 02-23-2010, 07:53 PM   #1
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Steam is a thing.
We don't have a thread for it.

They are updating their UI, there's an open beta you can join to try it out: beta

I am using it right now. It is pretty shiny. I like that it tells me more about what I'm downloading. It seems to run faster, at least on my computer.
I still wish there were more hotkeys and shortcuts.

*shrug*
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Old 02-23-2010, 07:57 PM   #2
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Ooooh!

Aaaah!
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:10 PM   #3
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Most the steam betas were hardly noticeable, so I ignored them. This sounds interesting though.

And we gave an =L2F= thread, which is basicially the same thing I think.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:14 PM   #4
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It's pretty damn slick, that's for sure.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:16 PM   #5
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This is pretty cool. I enjoy it. Steam is cool cause you guys are on it and you guys are cool.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:27 PM   #6
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I like it.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:29 PM   #7
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I think I'll get on Steam and play some TF2 right now!!!!!1!
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:38 PM   #8
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Lost my friends list on Steam earlier today. Maybe this is why.
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:50 PM   #9
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I do have one complaint: doing this beta, you are forfeiting the ability to shift+tab during games.
In TF2, anyway.
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:52 PM   #10
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I have a hardon for betas.

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Old 02-23-2010, 10:10 PM   #11
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I have a hardon for betas.

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I find it funny how many of the games in your profile you haven't played.
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Old 02-23-2010, 11:59 PM   #12
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I find it funny how many of the games in your profile you haven't played.
I've played all but a couple of them; it just didn't record those stats for some reason
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Old 02-24-2010, 12:02 AM   #13
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ohhhh....
that makes sense. One of the steam updates deleted a bunch of that data.
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Old 02-24-2010, 12:03 AM   #14
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also probably doesn't count time spent in offline mode
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Old 02-24-2010, 04:18 AM   #15
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Not really big enough for a thread, but there's a Serious Sam HD sale going on right now for half off. I kinda like it, so I'll probably end up getting it.
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:30 AM   #16
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This looks neat. I know they threw a lot of lower-end computer users under the bus with the whole steam community thing(believe it or not there are still plenty of people who play goldsrc games and the many mods for half-life 1). I wonder if this will make it better or worse for them.

I'll try it when I get home.
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:42 AM   #17
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I really like this.
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:15 AM   #18
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Wait... is Wizzard BV? Hoooooooooooooooooooly shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:50 AM   #19
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Wasn't that kinda made obvious in the old avatar thread?
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Old 02-24-2010, 07:22 AM   #20
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Didn't know there was a new Steam UI beta going on.

I'm gonna need to get in on this shit once I get home.

Also, this steam topic reminds me of the last topic, and how after the failed GMod event we had an extremely silly chat.
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Old 02-24-2010, 08:36 AM   #21
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Wait... is Wizzard BV? Hoooooooooooooooooooly shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit
Jesus Christ, that surprised me, too.
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Old 02-24-2010, 08:42 AM   #22
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The one thing I did notice is that the in-game overlay (that actually works for me for some reason) is a LOT faster than the older one. Thanks to it I'm having less memory looping/skipping problems while playing TF2.
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Old 02-24-2010, 09:27 AM   #23
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Wasn't that kinda made obvious in the old avatar thread?
Never saw his post in there. But looking back I see what you mean.


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Old 02-24-2010, 10:08 AM   #24
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I'm pretty sure Nami pointed it out a one point too.
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Im pretty sure I still didn't notice it.
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Old 02-24-2010, 10:32 AM   #26
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Took me about five or six posts to realize it. Couple weeks later, I threatened to change his name back to Blood Vex and he got all sour face.
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Old 02-24-2010, 10:39 AM   #27
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http://steamcommunity.com/id/numberzero

My profile. Just like Vex, it does not give me a playtime on alot of my older games.

Also opted in for the beta. It is very nice.
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Old 02-24-2010, 12:43 PM   #28
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The new steam UI is really nice, but it's too intensive for my computer to really use.
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:39 PM   #29
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I like that the font is smaller and not bold.
I wish they would make it look less bulky, though.
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Old 02-24-2010, 07:01 PM   #30
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Not crazy over the new UI. It's shinier but a hell of a lot bulkier and more awkward to use.
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