Posted December 27, 2015
Good grief, that's ridiculous (and yes I know exactly what I'm talking about.) Gee, does that mean GOG has DRM because I have to use a browser or Galaxy to download the game? Of course not. How I download it has nothing to do with whether or not I have to "run the client" to play the game--which I just explained to you isn't necessary with all Steam titles. And it's not. I can take those Steam files and move them anywhere and they'll run. I can save them to disk and copy them back later and they will run even if Steam is nowhere installed. I was just educating you a bit about Steam, to clear up some misconceptions you had--not all Steam titles use DRM. (Having to use a Steam client to download a Steam game is no different than using a browser or Galaxy to download a GOG title. It's not DRM.)
Klumpen0815: As long as I can't download installers from Steam without any client, there isn't anything DRM free.
For your info: I have a dual-boot setup with a current Linux and my last Windows (XP). Most stuff runs so well and easy on Linux, that the Windows partition is mostly a waste of space and will be drastically reduced soon since I rarely boot it at all. Since I wouldn't go online with any Windows for many reasons, Steam wouldn't be an option anyway and I have no interest in or use for client bound software.Great--you know what? I asked that question in my original post, so all you had to do was say, "Yea, I dual-boot"--so really, guy, it's more like you trolling me, eh?...;) I mean, I wasn't asking about "most stuff" I was asking specifically about games. Sorry if I stepped on your toes. Guy, I don't care if you run Linux or you don't--that had nothing to do with my question about dual-booting to Windows for playing games. Thanks again for answering...