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Old 10-03-2012, 05:52 AM   #1
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Valve launches Steam software store. 3d coat %10 off!

Valve just launched the steam software store:

All softwares are %10 off currently which includes 3d coat and art rage. Looking forward to the steam winter sale
Old 10-03-2012, 02:20 PM   #2
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So how would this work? AFAIK Steam is based on online validitation/activation (whatever term is more applicable, I hope you know what I mean). Would this mean if you bought for instance 3D Coat from Steam that no internet connections would mean no 3D Coat?
Old 10-03-2012, 04:02 PM   #3
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If i am not mistaken you should be able to run in offline mode
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:49 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by DuttyFoot
If i am not mistaken you should be able to run in offline mode

And launch outside steam.
Old 10-04-2012, 05:17 PM   #5
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Why? I'm sure there's good reasons. But I don't see any so far.

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Old 10-04-2012, 05:59 PM   #6
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Many studios don't have internet connections to their work computers for security purposes. I'm not sure if this steam deal needs the connection though.
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:41 PM   #7
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Why? I'm sure there's good reasons. But I don't see any so far.

Valve has always supported the modding community. They talk a lot about rewarding people who add value to their titles(be it, tf2-hats, dota2 custom items or game mods) and the way I see it, this is a way for them to bring all the necessary tools for custom content creation into Steam while also giving people who are interested in modding a place to start.
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