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Opinion: The Key to Making Paid Mods Work

By Nathaniel Hohl, May 11, 2015 8:00am PDT

Steam's first attempt at introducing a paid mod system was short-lived, but perhaps there is a way to make it work. We make suggestions for how make everyone happy.

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"I made a Mod pack for Stalker out of like 4 people's individual small mods (with permission and ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 31 comments

Valve gives game developers power to issue Steam bans

By Daniel Perez, Apr 30, 2015 7:55am PDT

Steam bans can now be requested by a particular game developer for Valve to enforce.

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"It's multiplayer only. From the Steam faq on game bans: /It cannot prevent the user from ..."

- yukichigai see all 54 comments

Fixing Valve's paid mod idea - Chatty weighs in

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2015 11:00am PDT

Valve issued a reversal to its idea to introduce paid mods yesterday. The idea has been a hot topic in the Shacknews Chatty community and, today, we're taking a look at some of their best ideas to help Valve refine the program into something workable for all parties.

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"I honestly can't see a game like Skyrim using paid mods on a large scale as the number of mods ..."

- Hemtroll see all 7 comments

Valve removes paid mods from Skyrim

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 27, 2015 5:19pm PDT

Valve has done an about-face and has removed paid mods from Skyrim, essentially pausing the plans they revealed late last week.

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"Swallowing pride has nothing to do with it. They made a business decision to enact it in the ..."

- birdcool see all 15 comments

Paid Skyrim Mod Removed Because of Controversy

By Steven Wong, Apr 24, 2015 8:25am PDT

A premium mod of Skyrim has been removed from listing due to concerns, starting what could be a long line of potential issues stemming from Steam's paid mod program. 

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"Yes they can. That's one thing I really like about the Kerbal Space Programming modding ..."

- OverloadUT see all 10 comments

Opinion: Money for Steam Workshop Mods Turns Hobby into Commerce

By Steven Wong, Apr 24, 2015 6:30am PDT

Valve announced that Steam Workshop creators can now charge money for their mods, starting with Skyrim. This could have serious, degrading, effects on the gaming community and should be stopped. Here's why.

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"This outrage echoes the discussion when Garry's Mod started selling for $10. I feel the same now ..."

- crummynz see all 22 comments

Valve requires new Steam users to spend $5 to access all features

By Daniel Perez, Apr 20, 2015 8:12am PDT

Valve is taking measures against spammers and phishers as they now require Steam users to spend at least $5 on the Steam store in order to gain access to all of the platform's features.

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""requiring spammers or phishers to spend at least $5 to get all of Steam's features will ..."

- BicycleRepairMan see all 50 comments

Opinion: Steam Machines Need More Than SteamOS Power

By Steven Wong, Apr 03, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Steam Machines, powered by SteamOS, are set to release this fall, which promise to bring PC gaming to the living room and challenge Windows' reign over PC gaming. Except, that they won't. These machines will need a lot more than Steam to get moving, and here's why.

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"They haven't tried 10 times, and a failure of a great idea due to poor implantation doesn't mean ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 8 comments

DiRT 3 leaves Games for Windows Live in the dust for Steamworks

By Daniel Perez, Apr 01, 2015 11:30am PDT

Those who own the Games for Windows Live version of DiRT 3 will now be able to access the game from their Steam library.

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Dead or Alive 5 Last Round on PC missing online play, stages, and more

By Daniel Perez, Mar 30, 2015 9:07am PDT

Considering picking up Dead or Alive 5 Last Round on PC today? You may want to read this story before you do.

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Goat Simulator Could Cross Over to DOTA 2

By Steven Wong, Mar 16, 2015 1:15pm PDT

Coffee Stain Studios, makers of Goat Simulator, has submitted a rocket powered goat courier for consideration as part of DOTA 2. This goat really has an exciting life.

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"The way this has made the rounds in the Dota2 community, I think it has a good chance of making ..."

- dfay see all 8 comments

GDC 2015: The Valve Round-Up From Vive to the rise of the Steam Machine

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 05, 2015 5:00pm PST

We take a look at all that Valve has revealed at the 2015 Game Developer Conference

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"How you going to control the game if you're streaming with the steam link? I don't get it."

- doomed see all 6 comments

Valve brings Source 2, virtual reality, and Steam Link announcements to GDC 2015

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 03, 2015 5:10pm PST

Valve has been busy at GDC 2015, announcing further plans today to jump into the virtual reality world, while also unveiling Steam Link and Source 2.

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"Top comment from Total Biscuit: "You might want to learn the difference between a tech demo and ..."

- cruncht1me see all 75 comments

Play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer free this weekend on Steam

By Daniel Perez, Feb 19, 2015 11:10am PST

Like shooting things? Like free stuff? Then head on over to Steam this weekend where you can access the multiplayer portion of Advanced Warfare for free.

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"I played this last time it was on 'free weekend' and it felt like a piece of garbage. No ..."

- jbrew1239 see all 3 comments

Steam holding sale on all Square Enix games this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Feb 05, 2015 1:10pm PST

Need to add some Square Enix titles to your Steam library? This weekend would be the weekend to do so as games are priced up to 85% off.

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"you think buying a ton of these tittles will help convince them to port over 15?"

- sanewave see all 3 comments