Why I Embraced Steam and GOG is Too Little Too Late



Four years ago, I wrote a four part article here on Review Lagoon called Exploring Digital Distribution explaining how digital distribution is an unsustainable model and that Digital Rights Management would never be the glory child that Content Owners want it to be.

Despite all my anti-DRM tirades I have adopted the game delivery system Steam as my choice for acquiring and executing games on my PC and have recently denounced GOG.com’s rival product GOG Galaxy and their efforts to deliver DRM free games to the market.

To those who know me best – this seems like a huge departure from my core values and belief system.  I figured a nice article on the subject might be worth writing and certainly is well-timed. Read more

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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