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Old 03-09-2008, 11:25 PM   #1
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After talking about old games in the other topic I started looking around to try and track some old classics down. Turns out a lot of them have been relicensed for sale by download for a decent price. Since there's no physical product to be made that means a lot of old PC games can be rereleased without the risk to the owners of being stuck with unsold copies.

I've seen a lot of different services; Steam, Direct2Drive, GamersGate, etc. Anyone have a recommendation? I know that Steam is run by Valve (a good company), but I also read something about needing to keep Steam running... and it auto-updates your files, which seems like it would mess up any mods you might want to use. Anyone ever try using one of these services?

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gametap has a lot of random stuff, some good, some bad

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