CodeMan85 19. Dez. 2012 um 18:56 Uhr
I'm somewhat baffled by the forums here on steam
Now I am not new to Steam, but I am very new to their practices, and after today I am seeing that some of them are rather shakey. My question is about the War Z Forums. I've noticed that developers of the game are not only moderating their forums, but also the forums on here. Is this normal for Steam to allow devs to mod Steam forums? And if so, why is that privilage not removed when the product is so substandard that Steam removes it from sale?
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Krixi 19. Dez. 2012 um 18:57 Uhr 
It wasnt the product that was substandard... it was their presentation.
poppy 19. Dez. 2012 um 18:58 Uhr 
No they're wacking it to pictures of all that sucker money in Las Vegas.
CodeMan85 19. Dez. 2012 um 18:58 Uhr 
As in the way it was presented to the consumer?
Kedaro 19. Dez. 2012 um 18:58 Uhr 
The game is good, and is promised to turn into something great.
Caelistas 19. Dez. 2012 um 18:58 Uhr 
Kwek is to busy partying in vegas atm, no more bans from that assclown.
A Corpse 19. Dez. 2012 um 18:59 Uhr 
Yes it's normal for game devs to have elevated rights to forums about their game. And I don't think Valve's ever had to deal with a situation quite like this one.
CodeMan85 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:00 Uhr 
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Kedaro:
The game is good, and is promised to turn into something great.

This has nothing to do with the question asked. Why does Valve allow Devs to do damage control for a product that is not what it claims to be?
Krixi 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:00 Uhr 
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Cody:
As in the way it was presented to the consumer?
Yes. They presented features in the description of the game that are not yet in-game, but are planned. There was an over reaction to this that caused Hammerpoint to make even more mistakes in their presentation that do not do the game any justice.
thecharrr 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:00 Uhr 
The mod team is power hungry and censors any critical posts of the game to make it seem awesome to new users. This now extends to every forum they can be admin on.
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CodeMan85 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:02 Uhr 
Ursprünglich geschrieben von 13igGaming:
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Cody:
As in the way it was presented to the consumer?
Yes. They presented features in the description of the game that are not yet in-game, but are planned. There was an over reaction to this that caused Hammerpoint to make even more mistakes in their presentation that do not do the game any justice.

Seems to me that Valve need to hire people to play games before they throw them up for sale and they taint their good name forever.
CodeMan85 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:02 Uhr 
Ursprünglich geschrieben von thecharrr:
The mod team is power hungry and censors any critical posts of the game to make it seem awesome to new users. This now extends to every forum they can be admin on.

Yeah well Valve need to put these Devs on serious probation when it comes to Steam, otherwise this will happen again.
Oak 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:03 Uhr 
Kewk the moderator imposed a frightening amount of extra rules to this forum, which states we can't even discuss about hackers, because any thread with that word will get deleted.
It's not normal, and they are trying to control everything with an iron fist.
There were extremely many people getting a surprise ban because they critized the game in some form, threads being deleted, locked, etc. It got so bad, Valve had to send a representative here to listen to the feedback of the users here.
HaDoKen Games 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:05 Uhr 
They ban to get the people who do not like their game or ask direct questions silenced! They are UNPAID moderators with no experience; who with this new found power, abuse it causing such a stir in the gamer community that it folded over into Steam. They banned and done wrong by so many users, fans, and potentiel customers believing the whole time that it would never come back to haunt them. LESSON: If you scr3w over so many people and then continue to run a shady business it WILL come back to bite you in the azz.
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Nathan1506 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:05 Uhr 
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Cody:
This has nothing to do with the question asked. Why does Valve allow Devs to do damage control for a product that is not what it claims to be?

The game is the property of hammerpoint. Valve can remove these forums, but they cant remove hammerpoint without doing so.

No one has the rights to host and manage public discussions about someone elses IP, take a fansite for example, the IP owner may have fansites shut down for violation of (blah blah you get the point? im to tired to go on xD)
CodeMan85 19. Dez. 2012 um 19:06 Uhr 
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Nathan1506:
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Cody:
This has nothing to do with the question asked. Why does Valve allow Devs to do damage control for a product that is not what it claims to be?

The game is the property of hammerpoint. Valve can remove these forums, but they cant remove hammerpoint without doing so.

No one has the rights to host and manage public discussions about someone elses IP, take a fansite for example, the IP owner may have fansites shut down for violation of (blah blah you get the point? im to tired to go on xD)

I totally understand this, but they need to have some Steam mods in here 24/7 to make sure that HammerPoint Devs are following Steam protocols just like Hammerpoint makes us follow theirs.
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