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    Old 12-29-2012, 06:31 AM
    danda123 danda123 is offline
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    Hi All,
    my mate who left for the uk gave me his original Half Life 2 + The Orange box, both are genuine and because I'm not the original owner it wont let me load them, this is LUDICROUS, seriously I cant see why , for the life of me , I haven't copied them thier genuine games that haven't even been rebought but given , so what's the problem ? and is there a way round it ? have to say it's really putting me off useing Steam again,
    any help/tip's appreciated,
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    Old 12-29-2012, 09:46 AM
    Belimawr Belimawr is offline
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    wrong place to ask this but the keys are tied to the steam account, so you can never give a game away or sell them unless you give the account to the other person.
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    Old 12-30-2012, 02:08 AM
    danda123 danda123 is offline
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    Hi There ,
    thanks for the reply, yes thats my whole point it,s not like I'm doing anything untoward it's a perfectly legal game thats not been sold to me for profit but a gift thats now useless so if thats the case what now do I throw it in the bin ? if so I for one will never buy anything connected to steam again thats for sure...........
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    Old 12-30-2012, 09:14 AM
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    Depends where you live whether this is legal or not. It is not restricted to Steam though. Many digital distribution platforms or publisher platforms tie purchases to the original owner. Origin for example. It is common for the PC.
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    Old 12-30-2012, 09:33 AM
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    Sucks doesn't it!
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    Old 12-31-2012, 02:15 AM
    danda123 danda123 is offline
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    Sure does Spikey, cant believe there's no way round it, oh well it'll be thier loss, wont be buying any of their games aye ?
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