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Old 02-22-2008, 06:39 PM   #1
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I installed Steam. Maybe it's improved...it was pretty unstable when I last used it.

Anyway, just bought the Orange Box, 15GB DOWNLOAD!?!! I would've gotten it in the store if I would've known that...Portal itself is 6 gigs apparently, oh well assuming Valve has fast servers it should be done in a few hours. At 500 kB/s Portal should only take 3 and a half hours actually. And it's going about that.


Now time to get a really comfy computer chair, because beating this whole thing is going to take a while...and my stupid wooden chair isn't going to cut it.
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:10 PM   #2
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Yeah, the Orange Box is good. I prefer boxes, etc though which is why I bought it retail, and it was actually cheaper in the shop than online for me here.

Portal is a nice add-on. I still haven't completed that!
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:14 PM   #3
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I installed Steam. Maybe it's improved...it was pretty unstable when I last used it.

Anyway, just bought the Orange Box, 15GB DOWNLOAD!?!! I would've gotten it in the store if I would've known that...Portal itself is 6 gigs apparently, oh well assuming Valve has fast servers it should be done in a few hours. At 500 kB/s Portal should only take 3 and a half hours actually. And it's going about that.


Now time to get a really comfy computer chair, because beating this whole thing is going to take a while...and my stupid wooden chair isn't going to cut it.
Glad you took my advice. Enjoy!
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:15 PM   #4
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lol its worth the exta $20 not to download that huge file ,

you should just cancel that 6gb portal and download the 370mb non steam version (its not really that illegal because you did pay for the game)
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:24 PM   #5
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How did they fit Portal into 370MB??
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:31 PM   #6
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it was the one i downloaded before i bought the oragne box,

theres nothing riped and it works perfectly .

after you downloaded it , it extracts to a 750 mb installer , then after installtion its is 2gbs.
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:32 PM   #7
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the non steam version is not 370 mb
the reason your dl if 15G is becouse of a lot of patches now included
the orange box fits on a 9G dvd for xbox

trust mean steam is very stable and a great program
i actually add all my games into it
to use it sort of as a game manager
now they included private voice chat the system is like a universal xbox live for computers
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:38 PM   #8
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Yeah, I like Steam, but Steam doesn't seem to work for me in Offline mode, so I'm stuck if my Internet goes, like yesterday
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:44 PM   #9
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its is 370mb ,
http://rapidshare.com/files/90282420...P_sm.part1.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/90293551...P_sm.part2.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/90303230...P_sm.part3.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/90309655...P_sm.part4.rar

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Old 02-22-2008, 07:56 PM   #10
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Steam hasn't worked on my computer at all. Or at least it didn't work back in January when I tried it along with Hellgate London.

I'll give it another shot soon.
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