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News Paranautical Activity pulled from Steam following developer death threat

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 21 Oct 2014.

  1. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

    23 Apr 2009
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    It might be doable over usb 3, iirc usb2 was doable but a bit slow... For network shares, provided you can assign it a drive letter you should be ok...
  2. rollo

    rollo Modder

    16 May 2008
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    He makes death threats and expects the company to keep his product just lol. Don't feel for him one bit if he wanted to resolve it should of used correct channels not spouting this on social media.

    As for valve and steam never had a problem will continue to use them. Compared to origin and the problems I've had with them .
  3. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

    7 Apr 2009
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    Moron does moronic thing and pays the price. Go figure.
  4. DbD

    DbD Minimodder

    13 Dec 2007
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    Steam lives in a directory, and in that there are:
    1) steam.exe file.
    2) steamapps directory that has all the games in.
    3) other less important stuff.

    Basically any machine that wants steam you just make a steam folder and put 1, and 2 above into it. Run steam.exe and it magically generates the rest in a few mins, and if necessary installs the latest patches to your games, then you have all your games installed. Many games also store saved games and things like keyboard settings in the steam cloud so when you start the game on your new machine it will have all your latest saved games and keyboard preferences.

    Similarly if you take a HD out of one machine and want to use it in another just delete everything but 1, and 2 above and run steam.exe and you will be good to go.

    You can also do tricks like say you have game A on machine 1 and you want it on machine 2. Before you install it on 2 copy what look like the relevant files in steamapps directory from 1 to 2. Then try to install game on machine 2. It will work out you already have most of the stuff required and only download any missing bits.

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