The lights are on
Steam Greenlight, the program that lets users approve which games get published on Steam, now requires a $100 admission fee, which goes straight to charity.
The fee is being put in place to "cut down on the noise" of joke submissions and and clutter. "We have no interest in making money from [Steam Greenlight]," said Alden Kroll in a post on Steam Greenlight's page. Greenlight is also being updated to help users filter the kind of games that they actually want to see.
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Good idea. This should cut out the people who aren't actually serious about making a game!
I really like this not only does it help charity but I think it will help with better quality games being put up, and a better experience all around
That seems to be all right by me thats actully pertty good
For a second there, I thought it meant you needed $100 to vote.
Wow, a lot of confusion on the title.
That is going to be so amazingly helpful now. I remember seeing tons of crap on Reddit about idiots posting tons of crap because they said this game is like this game when it was nothing alike.
This is a good idea. I've been looking at the Greenlight games for a few days and I've seen more than a couple that should never have been there. But you have to wonder why Valve would have put up Minecraft when it clearly wasn't submitted by Mojang. Clearly someone wasn't paying attention.
Meh, that's fine. Any number is going to be arbitrary so might as well be an even $100.
And the people being confused by the title need to read the article first before posting. I never trust a headline alone.
A way to filter things seem super necessary. Just browsing one or two pages takes forever. I randomly decided to go to the very last pages of submissions, and god were they horrible. There's too much stuff there, but not all of it is promising - not by a long shot. Neat idea though.
Good idea. SMH at people criticizing the 100$ price...