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  1. FordGT90Concept

    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

    Oct 13, 2008
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    With the rise of free to play games, threads devoted to such games could have a link in there for joining/installing in a flash. Here's an example for Firefall: steam://run/227700

    It obviously doesn't parse it and putting it in the URL BB code precedes it with http:// so it doesn't work.

    It could be also used to link to games directly in Steam in the latest sales/deals thread. People like me aren't logged in to the Steam website so the steam:// address is more useful.

    Edit: Here's the skinny on the protocol.
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  2. kn00tcn


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    i'm the opposite, cant stand the steam client, i always want steam addresses for my browser that i'm always logged in on

    (how does the in game overlay browser have tabs, yet the main client still lacks them!?)

    i approve of this idea for install links though
  3. digibucc


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    lacks tabs? I know it doesn't look like a tab but they are effectively the same unless i'm missing something. click "store, library, community, your name" and they switch as though they were tabs. and then store has real tabs.

    what do you mean specifically?

    regarding OP, I agree and would like steam app urls.

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