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Steam, GOG or Both?

Discussion in 'Playground' started by Taluntain, Mar 28, 2021.

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Which digital game store do you use?

  1. Steam

    2 vote(s)
    18.2%
  2. GOG

    3 vote(s)
    27.3%
  3. Both

    6 vote(s)
    54.5%
  1. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I'll very likely be running a giveaway for the unclaimed keys from our donation drives for Pillars of Eternity and Torment: Tides of Numenera, so I'm wondering which digital game stores you're using these days. (I have a selection of keys for both Steam and GOG.)

    Vote, comment, etc.
     
  2. Vhailor

    Vhailor Justice is not blind, for I am her eyes Veteran

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    I use both, but I use steam more. Also have BG series on Beamdog.
     
  3. Merlanni

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    Only Steam.
     
  4. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I use only GoG, Steam has too much DRM to my liking. Though publishers often tend to gimp the GoG releases, or developers don't support updates on GoG, so I can understand people prefering steam instead.
     
  5. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Both for varying reasons.

    Much more old-school choices on GoG. The Gold Box games play nicely. Much preferable than having to screw around with DosBox settings. Currently going back thru the M & M series. I forgot how long these games are given the controls are ancient.

    I played PoE 1/2 on Steam and many of the Total War labels so Steam is quite nice in that regard. Play a lot of Wiz 8 and AoE 1/2/3 DE as well on Steam.
     
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  6. xosmi Gems: 20/31
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    I technically have and own games on both, but really only use steam so i voted that.
    Already own both games so i'll be sitting this one out regardless. They're both great games though so congrats to whomever manages to snatch a key in advance. :clap:
     
  7. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I use both, but more GOG than Steam.
     
  8. Dice

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    Only steam but I've downloaded a few free games on GOG.
     
  9. Tarrasque

    Tarrasque Whoever said Paladins had to be charismatic? ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Principally Steam although as with others I do have a few games on GOG, and just like Xosmi I already own both games :D.
     
  10. Vhailor

    Vhailor Justice is not blind, for I am her eyes Veteran

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    Are you giving away new Torment game on Steam?
     
  11. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    There will be keys for Steam as well, yes.
     
  12. Vhailor

    Vhailor Justice is not blind, for I am her eyes Veteran

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    Good. :) Let me know when I can get one. Thanks.
     
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