L4D2 Pre-Purchase unfair regional pricing

If you are thinking about pre-purchasing L4D2, you should think twice, as you might be yet another victim of Valve's regional pricing scam. Previously only differing the price between US Dollar, Euro and British Pound, they now topped it by even discriminating between the European countries. So we not only have the well known unfair price difference between Dollar, Euro and Pound: US L4D2 Pre-Purchase: $44.99 EU L4D2 Pre-Purchase: 44,99€…


Crazy Machines 2: Free!

XLR8 Gaming is currently giving away Crazy Machines 2 Keys for free! (usual Price: 19,99 $ ) Follows these instructions to get yours: http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=906418 After you got your key, download Crazy Machines 2 from here: http://www.nzone.com/object/nzone_freecrazymachines2_home.html   Information about Crazy Machines 2: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crazy_Machines_2


L4D2 Banner Contest – Vote results

The L4D2 Banner Contest voting is now over. The 1st place and the Penumbra Collector Pack are going to: PhanracK with Entry #2. Congratulations! The 2nd place goes to: Torabi with Entry #1. The 3rd place goes to: BadHabit with Entry #4. The 4th place goes to: Dreg with Entry #3. Thanks for your awesome submissions guys. :) Phanrack: Please let us know what eMail address you would like your…


News / L4D2 contest – vote now!

Eventhough the contests founder unfortunaly left us, the contest is still on! :) Participants who have all put a fair amount of effort into their creations are: 1.) Torabi http://steamcommunity.com/id/torabi 2.) PhanracK http://steamcommunity.com/id/PhanracK 3.) Dreg http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197996997951 4.) BadHabit http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197971974633 Chose your favorite graphic now by voting in our poll (it's right below the menu on the right). by Torabi by PhanracK by Dreg by BadHabit The winner will receive a…

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Future Chat Events will be held on our IRC Channel only.

While our "defeat the admin" TF2 event was a full success and I believe that we all had a lot of fun, the chat party - unfortunaly - was an uncontrollable chaos. The Steam Group Chat proved suitable of smaller amounts of users, but absolutely not for several hundred people with many of them spamming nonsense or virus links. The chats programming seems to be flawed and inefficient too, seeing…


Alternative Shops

You can discuss alternative shops here. We will mention if any of the listed shops contain DRM (Digital Restriction Management) games, regional locked games or regional shops. SSL security is also another important feature to protect customer's personal information so that will be mentioned as well. If any information on this page is incorrect please let us know as soon as possible. NEW SHOPS - untested!1. Direct Game Keys [fusion_builder_container…


Cleaning up the mess, defining the new goal (and file a new complaint)

When this whole campaign was started and named 1€ ≠ 1$ (one euro is not one dollar), we all hoped that by this it would eventually be corrected. This is not the case. At start we complained to the EU commission about the price difference. Whether it be the price difference in the US vs EU or UK vs EU Steam case. In the end, sadly, 1 euro is 1…


European Commission responds

It seems several people who have sent out complaints as according to the 1€ ≠ 1$ announcement ( click ) have received a reply from the European Commission. Here is a picture of the response: (mirror) The person responding appears to be not understanding the issue. Or is it that we did not understand the issue at the time? We must be reminded that the original issue was 1 euro…