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Grief.exe
Don't stop believin'~~~ hold on to the feeling
(01-03-2014, 08:14 PM)
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10 minutes ago Removed SupportsCDKeyCopyToClipboard – 0
10 minutes ago Removed ShowCDKeyOnLaunch – 1
10 minutes ago Removed LegacyKeyRegistryLocation – HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\TestApp22300\SteamKey
10 minutes ago Removed LegacyKeyRegistrationMethod – registry
10 minutes ago Changed changenumber – 351679 › 365235

http://steamdb.info/app/22300/#section_history

For those of you that do not know, GFWL cannot function unless you have a key to input. Removing the key from the registry entirely would not allow GFWL to function.
Not showing a key on start up is just icing on the cake.

Thanks to 3chopl0x for initially spotting the change.

zephervack
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(01-03-2014, 08:16 PM)
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Thank goodness, now please NAMCO, Dark Souls was in the top 10 of sales the entire Steam Holiday Sales, dont just kill it come July
sflufan
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(01-03-2014, 08:17 PM)
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This reminds me that I have to check to see if my retail Arkham Asylum key works yet in Steam.

WB wanted me to jump through some serious hoops to get a Steam key when I emailed them about it.
DeVeAn
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(01-03-2014, 08:18 PM)
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Awesome always wanted to dive back into Fallout 3 on PC. Can't wait. Dark Souls and Dead Rising next please!
epmode
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(01-03-2014, 08:18 PM)
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Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls pls
Saroyan
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(01-03-2014, 08:18 PM)
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I haven't played it in a while, but I wonder what this means for my retail non Steam copy of Fallout 3, can I still play it with all the DLC I paid for without GFWL?
Grief.exe
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(01-03-2014, 08:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by zephervack

Thank goodness, now please NAMCO, Dark Souls was in the top 10 of sales the entire Steam Holiday Sales, dont just kill it come July

Originally Posted by DeVeAn

Awesome always wanted to dive back into Fallout 3 on PC. Can't wait. Dark Souls and Dead Rising next please!

Originally Posted by epmode

Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls Dark Souls pls

One day

Big_Al
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(01-03-2014, 08:20 PM)
You never needed GFWL to even play Fallout 3 on PC, not in recent years anyway. It's good to see it being completely removed of course but you don't even need to go near it if you want to play it.
PikaZeroX
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(01-03-2014, 08:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Saroyan

I haven't played it in a while, but I wonder what this means for my retail non Steam copy of Fallout 3, can I still play it with all the DLC I paid for without GFWL?

It depends on how nice Bethesda is about this. They may let you register your retail key in Steam, and include all of the DLC with it. WB and 2K have been generous in this regard with Batman AA/AC and Bioshock 2 respectively.
Visualante2
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(01-03-2014, 08:21 PM)
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F1 2010
F1 2011
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II
BioShock 2
Batman: Arkham City
Batman Arkham Asylum
DiRT 3
Fallout 3
Dark Souls
Grand Theft Auto IV
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition ($15 upgrade to Ultra Edition which will be Steamworks)
Iron Brigade
Resident Evil 5
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
Bulletstorm
Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom
Tinker
Gears of War
Colin McRae: DiRT 2
Shadowrun
Viva Pi๑ata
Halo 2
Section 8
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes
Street Fighter IV
Tron: Evolution
Vancouver 2010
Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey
Blacklight: Tango Down
CarneyVale: Showtime
Crash Time 4: The Syndicate
Red Faction Guerilla
007: Quantum of Solace
Battlestations: Pacific
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights
Universe at War: Earth Assault
Fuel
Buy Street Fighter X Tekken
Lost Planet 2
Flatout
The Club
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
Last edited by Visualante2; 01-03-2014 at 09:05 PM. Reason: got bored lot of shit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Games_for_Windows_titles
An-Det
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(01-03-2014, 08:21 PM)
That's fantastic news. With New Vegas being pure steamworks, I figured it was inevitable given the gfwl dismantle. It never bothered me when I played the game a few years back, but fewer obstacles to playing it is never a bad thing.
XPE
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(01-03-2014, 08:21 PM)
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It was with the game of the year edition but thankfully there was work around's.
cilonen
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(01-03-2014, 08:22 PM)
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Anyone know if updating will mess with my install if I already modded this out?

I forget which set of mods got rid of it but I followed some forum posts on how to get the thing running on Windows 8 and I'm fairly sure a GFWL workaround was one of the steps in the process.
Psycho Powaa
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(01-03-2014, 08:22 PM)
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Nice, I was just playing this recently after hearing that GFWL will shut down, earning those achievements before they go away. Guess I better go back to this and earn the others I haven't gotten yet!
alr1ght
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(01-03-2014, 08:22 PM)
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GFWL, Prepare to die. Please. Please. Please.
vocab
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(01-03-2014, 08:23 PM)
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I'm pretty sure GFWL made fallout 3 ten times more buggy than it already is.
jediyoshi
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(01-03-2014, 08:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grief.exe

For those of you that do not know, GFWL cannot function unless you have a key to input.

It's up to the developers what restrictions are put on an offline gfwl account and how it functions with a key or not.
Spring-Loaded
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(01-03-2014, 08:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by Visualante2

F1 2010
F1 2011
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II
BioShock 2
Batman: Arkham City
Batman Arkham Asylum
DiRT 3
Fallout 3
Dark Souls
Grand Theft Auto IV
Iron Brigade
Bulletstorm
Red Faction Guerilla
Fuel
Lost Planet 2
Flatout
The Club
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

There are work-arounds for GTAIV and RF: Guerrilla, right?
XPE
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(01-03-2014, 08:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Visualante2


Red Faction Guerrilla

Red faction is a scary one with what's happened to THQ and Volition no longer having any say in the it how knows if its going to get patched.

Hopefully its get patch due to Nordic Games wanting legacy sales.
VisceralBowl
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(01-03-2014, 08:27 PM)
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Would that mean I could possibly use my GFWL key for my disc copy on Steam?
Nokterian
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(01-03-2014, 08:27 PM)
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Wario64
works for Gamestop (lol)
(01-03-2014, 08:27 PM)
is it too late to get these xbox achievements
jediyoshi
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(01-03-2014, 08:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by VisceralBowl

Would that mean I could possibly use my GFWL key for my disc copy on Steam?

Up to the publisher's discretion. If they were smart, they'd follow WB's lead with the Arkham games and do just that.
FACE
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(01-03-2014, 08:28 PM)
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If Namco is smart they'll remove GFWL from Dark Souls and cash-in on sales for a loooong time.
Hellraider
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(01-03-2014, 08:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Visualante2

F1 2010
F1 2011
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II
BioShock 2
Batman: Arkham City
Batman Arkham Asylum
DiRT 3
Fallout 3
Dark Souls
Grand Theft Auto IV
Iron Brigade
Resident Evil 5
Bulletstorm
Red Faction Guerilla
Fuel
Buy Street Fighter X Tekken
Lost Planet 2
Flatout
The Club
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

Your list confuses me. Bioshock, Arkham games and ITSP have removed GFWL. The rest of them though? Lost Planet Colonies for example still needs it.
chupon
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(01-03-2014, 08:32 PM)
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Aww yea!
firehawk12
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(01-03-2014, 08:33 PM)
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I bought the game on disc. I wonder if that'll mean anything for those people. :(
Psycho Powaa
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(01-03-2014, 08:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

is it too late to get these xbox achievements

Nope, there's still time!
Gez
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(01-03-2014, 08:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by FACE

If Namco is smart they'll remove GFWL from Dark Souls and cash-in on sales for a loooong time.

Apply the Durante patch as standard as-well.
Omikaru
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(01-03-2014, 08:33 PM)
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Good.

I just need Grand Theft Auto IV, Dark Souls, Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off The Record de-GFWL'd now.
lupinko
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(01-03-2014, 08:33 PM)
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Gears 1 please!
Dinskugga
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(01-03-2014, 08:34 PM)
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Please update the game so it works better under Windows 7/8.1 too.

It just crashes for me on Windows 8.1
Gez
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(01-03-2014, 08:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by lupinko

Gears 1 please!

Halo 2 please.
CarbonRevenge
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(01-03-2014, 08:35 PM)
Finally. Maybe i'll actually have a legit reason to play it then.

GTA 4 needs to follow suit and so does Dark Souls. The less GFWL, the more likely I am to play it as GFWL is an automatic turn off from launching a game.
Grimm Fandango
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(01-03-2014, 08:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grief.exe

One day

There needs to be point values too.
Grief.exe
Don't stop believin'~~~ hold on to the feeling
(01-03-2014, 08:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hellraider

Your list confuses me. Bioshock, Arkham games and ITSP have removed GFWL. The rest of them though? Lost Planet Colonies for example still needs it.

Lost Planet already has a Steamworks version.

Originally Posted by lupinko

Gears 1 please!

Originally Posted by Gez

Halo 2 please.

Other than Dark Souls, these are my top picks.

Originally Posted by Grimm Fandango

There needs to be point values too.

What?
chupon
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(01-03-2014, 08:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

is it too late to get these xbox achievements

If you are concerned about missing out on them put Steam in Offline mode ASAP. Launch Fallout 3 and just unlock all the achievements with the console.

Or you could also buy a physical copy of the game.
TheVoidDragon
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(01-03-2014, 08:37 PM)
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I'm assuming non-steam versions will still have GWFL? i have a disc version of the game.
Hellraider
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(01-03-2014, 08:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grief.exe

Lost Planet already has a Steamworks version.

Regular Lost Planet, not the colonies edition. I am aware.
Grimm Fandango
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(01-03-2014, 08:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grief.exe

What?

For achievements. Like 360's.
scitek
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(01-03-2014, 08:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Visualante2

F1 2010
F1 2011
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II
BioShock 2
Batman: Arkham City
Batman Arkham Asylum
DiRT 3
Fallout 3
Dark Souls
Grand Theft Auto IV
Iron Brigade
Resident Evil 5
Bulletstorm
Red Faction Guerilla
Fuel
Buy Street Fighter X Tekken
Lost Planet 2
Flatout
The Club
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

Gears of War needs to be on that list. And Halo 2 uses it, too, right?
Wario64
works for Gamestop (lol)
(01-03-2014, 08:39 PM)

Originally Posted by chupon

If you are concerned about missing out on them put Steam in Offline mode ASAP. Launch Fallout 3 and just unlock all the achievements with the console.

Or you could also buy a physical copy of the game.

I don't have the game installed (currently downloading it now)
Grief.exe
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(01-03-2014, 08:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by chupon

If you are concerned about missing out on them put Steam in Offline mode ASAP. Launch Fallout 3 and just unlock all the achievements with the console.

Or you could also buy a physical copy of the game.

Steam now has an option to refuse updates



Originally Posted by TheVoidDragon

I'm assuming non-steam versions will still have GWFL? i have a disc version of the game.

Previous changes (Bioshock, Batman) have allowed people to activate their physical copy on Steam after the change to Steamworks.

Originally Posted by Hellraider

Regular Lost Planet, not the colonies edition. I am aware.

Doesn't the colonies edition just add some crappy DLC? Doesn't seem like the worst thing in the world to lose access to that, or top Capcom's priority list.
thecharrr
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(01-03-2014, 08:40 PM)
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It was very easy to subvert GFWL in Fallout 3 anyways.
TronLight
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(01-03-2014, 08:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spring-Loaded

There are work-arounds for GTAIV and RF: Guerrilla, right?

You only need to drop a dll into the game folder, but that means saying goodbye to multyplayer mode.
scitek
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(01-03-2014, 08:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheVoidDragon

I'm assuming non-steam versions will still have GWFL? i have a disc version of the game.

What other publishers have been doing is letting GFWL retail keys be redeemable on Steam.
RedSwirl
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(01-03-2014, 08:41 PM)
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Thank God. Though you could already avoid it entirely by getting GOTY edition and just not logging in when you create a new file.

Now to wait for Dark Souls and Red Faction Guerrilla to follow suit.
Hellraider
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(01-03-2014, 08:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grief.exe

Doesn't the colonies edition just add some crappy DLC? Doesn't seem like the worst thing in the world to lose access to that, or top Capcom's priority list.

No arguments there.IIRC It was mostly multiplayer stuff and literally nobody still plays it so it doesn't matter.
The list is that confuses me, not Lost Planet per se.
TheVoidDragon
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(01-03-2014, 08:43 PM)
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I'd like to get the GFWL achievements for the game, can i still do that?
gabbo
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(01-03-2014, 08:43 PM)
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So, Capcom is still out in the cold on this, yeah?

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