Valve is removing Steam Greenlight

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Valve is removing Steam Greenlight


Post by Sim Kid » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:54 pm ... his-spring

Well, I guess this is an alternative to the lack of Quality Control that Steam Greenlight has suffered for years.

In before "Valve should charge double for Open World Survival Games".

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Post by I am nobody » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:14 pm

As many others have stated, this isn't going to solve anything because Valve still doesn't want to do anything.
"It's actually really hard to define accurately, across the board, like 'bad games', [i.e.] games that are bad to everyone all the time. Or good to everyone all the time," he said.
Functioning as advertised and being original work are good enough standards for every other legitimate store in the world. Surely we can set the bar a little higher than "tried to sue our customers" or "sent death threats to Gabe Newell."

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:51 am

Don't rating systems solve this?

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Post by Deepfake » Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:15 am

[QUOTE="I REALLY HATE POKEMON!, post: 1622677, member: 18119"]Don't rating systems solve this?[/QUOTE]
The problem is crowd-ratings require someone to take a leap of faith and buy something before it can be evaluated. People don't want to waste a buck on something that doesn't even function as advertised, and Valve has a responsibility to make sure a product is what it claims to be before they sell it.
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Post by nerofire68 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:48 pm

I have a feeling that we will end up getting screwed over somehow here...
Based on what I read this just sounds like another thing they will be using to make money. I hope this is not the case and it will be benefiting to us gamers, time will tell.

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Post by New! Tazy Ten » Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:48 am

Time will tell. Greenlight seemed like a good idea but then Steam's refusal to tighten restrictions on it caused nothing but trouble.

It's a shame but it might be for the best, really.

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Post by Antisocial » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:41 am


Valve is actually doing things

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