I notice the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. games are discounted on gamersgate. One of them - S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky - is listed as DRM free. Does that mean I can download it and play it from there just like I would a GOG game? Or do I need to have some kind of external DRM like a "gamersgate client manager" installed? I've never bought from gamersgate, so appreciate the advice of those who have.
Usually, you need only the downloader/installer manager from GamersGate.
I have some stuff from Gamers Gate that claims to be DRM free. However, when I download it from their website it seems to only download a portal to the online files. When I run the small initially downloaded program it then begins to download the actual content. I'm a newbie but appearances are that there's no way to back up games from Gamers Gate since they installation files are hosted online behind a secondary installation wall, no way to directly download/retain the installation material. Am I overlooking something?
If you'd like to backup your game downloads it doesn't seem Gamers Gate is ideal, but play was smooth and there were no apparent DRM setbacks.