Steam is fucking lame :(

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Like I said I'm pissed with Steam

Steam is Fucking Lame So as most of you may not know I am from the United Kingdom and FEAR 2 Is not released officially until tomorrow lucky for me I bought a copy of it off www.play.com and it arrived this morning. Only to my surprise its a steam game (What the fuck since when is FEAR games steam) and because its not released yet I get this shitty message when I try to install it. :( Can you guys think of any ways to get around this? Photobucket Oh and no FEAR 2 section so I put it in FEAR :(
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    Can't you wait a day? Patience my man. I don't think there's a work around readily available. You make me think though, this might happen with my Dawn of War II. Game.co.uks pre-orders come a day early. Damnit. I kinda hope it's not solely on steam.
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    Posted by Shaydee Can't you wait a day? Patience my man. I don't think there's a work around readily available. You make me think though, this might happen with my Dawn of War II. Game.co.uks pre-orders come a day early. Damnit. I kinda hope it's not solely on steam.
    Ill try to install at midnight but im kinda angry that monolith have gone to steam with FEAR 2 >8(
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    It's not steams fault you can't buy it, it's the company who made it's fault. Steam can't control where to sell things, it's up to the game makers
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    Posted by T-Bag-T It's not steams fault you can't buy it, it's the company who made it's fault. Steam can't control where to sell things, it's up to the game makers
    In that case Fuck those game makers >8(
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    It is steam's fault. They are the ones stopping you from playing after all! Just torrent it. LOL
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    I think I'm going to buy it now, and spam you on Steam just to rub it in. MmMmMmMmMm you sure would like that, wouldn't you? :)
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    Try to get a friend in the US (who you trust completely) to activate it for you, and download it onto their computer as well. Then, get them to send you the program files over the internet (Torrent, Fileshack ect.) and place it in your program files and it SHOULD work. Hopefully? Just a thought :X
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    Posted by Sebhael I think I'm going to buy it now, and spam you on Steam just to rub it in. MmMmMmMmMm you sure would like that, wouldn't you? :)
    No i wouldnt you BIG MEANY!!! and im not gona torrent it as I have the game in my hands as we spreken :P I can play it in 3 Hours =]
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    Posted by EeMuMaN So you can activate it now?
    No I got the game "In hand retail disc" and when I try to install it gives me that message :S
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    Posted by Sebhael I think I'm going to buy it now, and spam you on Steam just to rub it in. MmMmMmMmMm you sure would like that, wouldn't you? :)
    No i wouldnt you BIG MEANY!!! and im not gona torrent it as I have the game in my hands as we spreken :P I can play it in 3 Hours =]
    I can play it in lets say... 2! >:D 10 MBit internet FTW!!
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    Play seems to have forgotten to mention it's a Steam game, but then most online retailers don't mention it. But you'll just have to wait till tomorrow. Companies are putting their games on steam as a means to help prevent/reduce piracy.
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    Ummm... There is one way. Download a Steam Emulator. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to say such things here, but it will work. One way to get it is.... Ugh, I know I can't say that..... However, as the others have said, waiting until tomorrow is the safest, most legit way to do it. Sorry bro :/
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    Lol its working now anyway its 12:09
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