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id Software’s 1995 Concept for Paid Mods Was Actually Pretty Solid
Despite the eventual reversal and admission that “it’s clear we didn’t understand exactly what we were doing,” Valve still seem pretty eager to implement a method of financial compensation for popular mods.
Dota 2’s The International Compendium 2015 out now
It’s that time of year again: Dota 2‘s latest Compendium for The International is on sale within the game, with a load of rewards and stretch goals.
Steam, GOG run Star Wars Sales – X-Wing, TIE Fighter now on Steam
Today is a pretty good day for those wanting to fill a gap in their Star Wars game collections, as Steam and GOG are both running themed events with various benefits.
Dota 2 patch 6.84 detailed, changes everything again
Typical: I go to bed early, and Valve decides to reveal what’s in this week’s Dota 2 6.84 patch.
IncGamers Poll – Valve’s reversal on paid Skyrim mods
After much intense debate about Valve’s (and Bethesda’s) implementation of paid Skyrim mods in the Steam Workshop, the two companies have backtracked.
Valve and Bethesda to remove paid Skyrim mods, refunds all round
In a surprising turn of events, Valve has announced that after consultation with Bethesda the decision has been taken to remove paid Skyrim mods from the Steam Workshop.
Dota 2 landscape changing this year, starting next week
A brief rundown of what’s new: the International Compendium will launch next week alongside a new balance patch, and Valve will be sponsoring three more major tournaments a year in the hopes of making Dota 2 a bit more professional and stable.
Dota 2’s first The International 5 tickets sell out in 6 minutes
The first wave of tickets for Dota 2‘s upcoming The International 5 tournament sold out in 6 minutes, says Valve, with the last tickets available tonight.
Valve discusses Dota 2’s Faceless Void redesign
One of Dota 2‘s Compendium stretch goals was for Faceless Void to get a model update, and now they’re ready to talk about the process.
Steam’s EU refund policy has existed since 2014, it is not new
There are quite a few incorrect reports out there about Steam’s latest Subscriber Agreement update, suggesting the addition of a 14 day EU refund policy is new – it isn’t.
IncGamers readers just want Valve to announce a game, please
The results from the latest IncGamers Poll, about Valve’s offerings at GDC, suggest that the majority of our readers would quite like the company to announce a game.
IncGamers PC Gaming Podcast #204
March is turning into quite a busy old month for games, which is probably why Tim and I mostly spend the opening parts of this podcast talking about Fairies.
Valve makes GDC announcements: SteamVR, Source 2 and more
Valve just sent out a press release stuffed with multiple GDC announcements, which they’ll no doubt be expanding upon across the next couple of days.
Latest Dota 2 patch aims to fix Year Beast Brawl
Valve have apparently had enough of breaking the Dota 2 servers with Year Beast Brawl, so the latest patch aims to fix it.