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Comment In: [Blog - 08/10/2016 - 05:48]

Thanks for the comments r ...

Thanks for the comments r n r nWith regards to Monkey Island -- I selected Dragon Warrior as my example and not Monkey Island for specifically this reason. In Monkey Island I would not recommend simplifying the interface because it would remove the deductive need as you say. In Dragon ...

Comment In: [News - 07/29/2016 - 06:48]

They have a mechanism, it ...

They have a mechanism, it 's called G2A shield, and they have the gall to CHARGE for the service. They also use well documented dark patterns to auto sign you up for it, and have a laborious 16-step unsubscribe process.

Comment In: [News - 07/15/2016 - 12:28]

I suppose after a few ...

I suppose after a few days we 'll have some estimates from SteamSpy. Just going off of concurrent player counts using SteamCharts.com, it looked like it had significantly lower player count stats than the games immediately above below it in the sales charts, but I 'm not sure how reliable ...

Comment In: [News - 07/08/2016 - 12:20]

One teensy tiny step in ...

One teensy tiny step in the right direction, after being beaten over the head by the entire internet, but it 's progress. r n r nNow cancel G2A shield and absorb the cost of fraud yourself rather than passing it on to your customers. r n r nAnd while you ...

Comment In: [News - 07/06/2016 - 03:03]

Some stats to ground discussion: ...

Some stats to ground discussion: r n r nSteam Spy 's assertions: r nhttps://twitter.com/Steam Spy/status/750664426567655425 r n r nActual data -- r n r nSteam lists concurrent peak players as of today July 6, 2016 at 12,116,267 r nsource: http://store.steampowered.com/stats/ r n r nIn June of 2015 concurrent peak players ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/28/2016 - 02:07]

If you don 't have ...

If you don 't have any actual proof of this abundance of CC fraud on G2A then stop making spurious claims. r n r nProof time: r nhttp://blog.indiegamestand.com/featured-articles/steam-key-reselling-killing-little-guys/ r nhttp://www.factorio.com/blog/post/fff-145 r nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch v mBakPg6x63Q feature youtu.be t 409 r n r n- I 'm so greedy, I openly advocate that ...

Comment In: [News - 06/28/2016 - 10:55]

False. They aren 't even ...

False. They aren 't even trying. r n r nThey have top rated users with 100 's of negative feedbacks for selling bad ie likely stolen keys: r n r nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch v mBakPg6x63Q feature youtu.be t 409 r n r nAt minimum those users should have terrible ratings. Actually at ...

Comment In: [News - 06/28/2016 - 04:01]

Nitpick: Roc 's feather in ...

Nitpick: Roc 's feather in Link 's Awakening. Jumping featured extremely prominently in that game and it 's considered a seminal Zelda title.

Comment In: [Blog - 02/05/2016 - 05:58]

Did you read the article ...

Did you read the article r n r nFrom the second to last paragraph: r n r nHoliday sale was the big difference - not only were the daily deals and flash sales gone, but rather than a minigame or other gimmick to increase engagement , Steam added a simple ...

Comment In: [News - 06/02/2016 - 08:01]

Isn 't there a merger ...

Isn 't there a merger / buyout in the works for Paradox That 's probably related. r n r nThe info is still there for anyone else that 's tracking it in the same manner as SteamSpy, of course, it 's just not on this one page.

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