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Player statistics return with a vengeance

July 17th, 2008 :: General :: 17 Responses (Feed)

Steam’s player statistics were taken down the other week, to a small amount of wailing and teeth gnashing in the forums. Now they’re back, and better than ever.

Because every damn game on Steam is up there.

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Thai and Russian region restrictions

October 25th, 2007 :: Events :: 35 Responses (Feed)

Last Friday, Valve began preventing retail copies of their Source (i.e. post-2004) games bought in Thailand and Russia from being played outside their country of origin. The internet has exploded the story in the way only the internet can, and it’s high time for some rationality.

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