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Darkfall: Unholy Wars: Steam Greenlight Program a Success

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe CitadelMMORPG.COM Staff Posts: 21,440 Epic

After a scant two days in Steam's Greenlight program, Darkfall: Unholy Wars developer, Aventurine Studios, has announced that the program is a success and the project is now "Greenlit".

Now this is truly Epic! Thank you everyone for getting Darkfall Unholy Wars Greenlit on Steam in just 2 days!!

Check out the Darkfall: Unholy Wars Greenlight page for more.





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  • ReizlaReizla 127.0.0.1Member Posts: 3,778 Uncommon
    You're welcome ;-)

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  • PsyMike3dPsyMike3d AthensMember Posts: 388 Uncommon
    gj guys! Steam needs it and also we need it on Steam :)
  • raapnaapraapnaap LeidenMember Posts: 414 Uncommon
    That was very fast, just two days and Valve/Steam already looked at it because of the high number of people voting for it. Let's hope the contract side of things goes this fast and smooth as well.
  • KasmosKasmos Chapel Hill, NCMember Posts: 593 Uncommon
    Excellent work guys, and this my friends is just one reason why the Darkfall community is simply the best MMO community out there.
  • Paragus1Paragus1 Philadelphia, PAMember Posts: 1,741 Uncommon
    Thrilled to see this game coming to Steam.
  • gravesworngravesworn charleston, WVMember Posts: 324
    This is great exposure for the game. We have some of the most loyal fans. Lets hope launch is epic! And we get the primalist roles soon lol.
  • inmysightsinmysights Houston, TXMember Posts: 352 Uncommon
    looks kinda cool, I will have to check it out on release.

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  • Butch808Butch808 SundsvallMember Posts: 338 Uncommon
    Schweeet!
  • DurrayDurray NorwichMember Posts: 181 Uncommon
    We did it, nice work everyone!
  • DukeDuDukeDu SorocabaMember Posts: 73
    Let's hope it really does release for Steam
  • KanylKanyl a cold placeMember Posts: 252 Uncommon
    Really, in just two days!? I thought it was hard to get a game through the Greenlight Program and I was about to ask some of my friend to vote for it.....Anyway, great sucess and good job everyone! :)
  • RasereiRaserei webster, MAMember Posts: 1,022 Uncommon
    This game will be amazing.
  • D_TOXD_TOX Brighton.Member Posts: 269 Uncommon
    Cannot wait to buy and play this. I am absolutely DYING to get a real sandbox fix. 
  • OzmodanOzmodan Hilliard, OHMember Posts: 7,819 Rare
    What is Steam's greenlight program?  
  • muffins89muffins89 Yakima, WAMember Posts: 1,585 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Ozmodan
    What is Steam's greenlight program?  

    it gives lesser known games a chance to get on steam.  if people show enough support they will deem it worthy of their time and resources to offer it on Steam.

  • DerrosDerros Member Posts: 1,168 Uncommon
    glad to hear it, being on steam will only help get more people to try the game.  Hopefully the new game come closer to what people want than the previous incarnation did.
  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAMember Posts: 2,442 Uncommon
    Does this mean we have to have steam to play the game now? Or is it just going to be for sale on steam?

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  • CecropiaCecropia Member Posts: 3,913 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Kanyl
    Really, in just two days!? I thought it was hard to get a game through the Greenlight Program and I was about to ask some of my friend to vote for it.....Anyway, great sucess and good job everyone! :)

    I'm surprised this all went down so quickly, as well. Also, there's more than a few posters on this site that have told me over and over that there simply is not a large group of people interested in this type of game. Funny how fast DF:UW got voted in. Funny how successful EVE has been and for so long. Funny how much of a hit DayZ has been (not an MMO, but a game with OWPVP with a brutal death penalty). Perhaps a lot of folks on this site know much less than they think do about what gamers will go for when options become available. It's not easy to read people's tastes when all we see is an ocean of games that all follow the familiar formula of development that was old many years ago. We shall see what the future holds ;)

    Anywho, great news, and very encouraging.

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  • teddy_bareteddy_bare Washington, NJMember Posts: 396 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Tayah
    Does this mean we have to have steam to play the game now? Or is it just going to be for sale on steam?

    Don't think you will have to have Steam, I know some other Greenlight games are released elsewhere as well as on Steam, but if they were smart, they would take advantage of every facet of Steam that they can, including Steam authentication and DRM.

    I know some people, for whatever reason, are resistant to Steam, but honestly, it is an awesome utility...it has a HUGE community of people to play these games with (not that DF needs the community/srvers being a MMO, but the more people exposed the better), it keeps that HUGE number of PC gamers connected via friends lists and Steam groups, not to mention all the awesome games and even better sales that are featured exclusively on Steam.

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  • itchmonitchmon west islip, NYMember Posts: 1,783 Uncommon
    this and perpetuum got greenlit on steam.  good month for sandboxers :)

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  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAMember Posts: 2,442 Uncommon
    Originally posted by teddyboy420
    Originally posted by Tayah
    Does this mean we have to have steam to play the game now? Or is it just going to be for sale on steam?

    Don't think you will have to have Steam, I know some other Greenlight games are released elsewhere as well as on Steam, but if they were smart, they would take advantage of every facet of Steam that they can, including Steam authentication and DRM.

    I know some people, for whatever reason, are resistant to Steam, but honestly, it is an awesome utility...it has a HUGE community of people to play these games with (not that DF needs the community/srvers being a MMO, but the more people exposed the better), it keeps that HUGE number of PC gamers connected via friends lists and Steam groups, not to mention all the awesome games and even better sales that are featured exclusively on Steam.

    Thanks for the reply.

    I'm one of those you speak of, if I have to have steam to play, I just won't. I'm all for publicity for the game and ways of getting it out there for more to be aware of it. I just don't like Steam.

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  • VyethVyeth Fayetteville, NCMember Posts: 1,459 Uncommon

    Most good indie games make themselves exclusive to Steam for the authentication and DRM features.. It is not perfect but it prevents the "slow jo" from very easily being able to pirate certain titles..

    Most of the people I have run into that really "hate" Steam (especially during my days on Black Ops 2) are people with VAC bans on record..

    Just saying..

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  • CocophishCocophish ShetlandMember Posts: 10
    Originally posted by Tayah
    Originally posted by teddyboy420
    Originally posted by Tayah
    Does this mean we have to have steam to play the game now? Or is it just going to be for sale on steam?

    Don't think you will have to have Steam, I know some other Greenlight games are released elsewhere as well as on Steam, but if they were smart, they would take advantage of every facet of Steam that they can, including Steam authentication and DRM.

    I know some people, for whatever reason, are resistant to Steam, but honestly, it is an awesome utility...it has a HUGE community of people to play these games with (not that DF needs the community/srvers being a MMO, but the more people exposed the better), it keeps that HUGE number of PC gamers connected via friends lists and Steam groups, not to mention all the awesome games and even better sales that are featured exclusively on Steam.

    Thanks for the reply.

    I'm one of those you speak of, if I have to have steam to play, I just won't. I'm all for publicity for the game and ways of getting it out there for more to be aware of it. I just don't like Steam.

    I am 100% certain you will not need steam to play. Its just another way for Aventurine to promote and sell Darkfall. You can always goto the darkfall site and get an acount from there. Pre orders should be up next week acording to Tasos in todays interview.

  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAMember Posts: 2,442 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Cocophish

    I am 100% certain you will not need steam to play. Its just another way for Aventurine to promote and sell Darkfall. You can always goto the darkfall site and get an acount from there. Pre orders should be up next week acording to Tasos in todays interview.

    Aye, I'll buy directly from Adventurine once pre-orders are up.

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    What happens when you log off your characters????.....
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  • DroganicusDroganicus Naramata, BCMember Posts: 17
    Fantastic news AV!

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