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Thesaurus for valve

Synonyms, antonyms, and related words for valve

Online gaming store/client/DRM service created by Valve corporation. Games can be bought on Steam, and there are often game sales and bonus pack deals for promotions (Bioshock sold for $10.00 on Boxing Day). There is also a social networking aspect a la Facebook, where you can make friends, join gaming groups, etc.

There are a growing number of games which are using Steam for DRM purposes. These games are, once installed, tied directly to Steam and not your computer. The pro to this is that you can play said game on ANY computer with Steam installed using your account. Games also update themselves automatically. The con is that is that Steam has to be running for the game to play, althought offline mode exists.

The other definitons are outdated and don't represent the improvements Steam has made over the years.
Steam is a great gaming service and the least obnoxious forms of DRM. Yes it is still rather slow but the pros truly outweight the cons. Secu-ROM can burn in hell.
by failspy February 18, 2009
A team-based first-person shooter multiplayer video game wherein the players' main goal is to collect hats.
Man... I only need 38 more drops until I can try to craft a Triboniophorus Tyrannus in Team Fortress 2.
by HATMASTER May 20, 2010
Funniest game ever!

Made by valve as a part of the orange box.
THE CAKE IS A LIE!

I miss my weighted companion cube.

I made a portal over me, and under me, and now I'm stuck.
by FLarsen October 14, 2007
TF2
Sequal to the PC hit multiplayer title Team Fortress Class by Valve. Oringally slated for release in 2001, finally released on October 10, 2007 in the Orange Box along with Half-Life 2 Episode 2 and Portal.
Guy 1: " Dude, I'm so fucking tired."
Guy 2: "What the hell were you doing all night?"
Guy 1: "I was pwnin bitch ass pyros in TF2"
Guy 2: "........"
by GibbyGano October 23, 2007
A game in which you and 3 friends can scream angrily at eachother while having mosh pits of zombies bite your faces. The AI Director can magically spawn thousands of zombies on you by using his magical control panel. He generally keeps it set on butt rape without lube.
Player1: I owned that witch!
Director: Let's drop 4 tanks on him...

Left 4 Dead
by wambulance December 27, 2008
Half-Life is a revolutionary game for computer; more need not be said.

An element's half life is the period of time it takes for half of the radioactive isotopes to decay. It is ibnot/b/i used to describe the dissapation of something not radioactive(subliminal hintcaffeine for instance /subliminal hint)
Random_Gaming_Publication: And our game of the year award goes to... Half-Life
The_rest_of_the_word: ... really? *yawn*

Random_Chem_1_teacher: The radioactive half-life of carbon60 is approximately 6000 years.
by opium April 30, 2003
Half-Life is a revolutionary game for computer; more need not be said.

An element's half life is the period of time it takes for half of the radioactive isotopes to decay. It is ibnot/b/i used to describe the dissapation of something not radioactive(subliminal hintcaffeine for instance /subliminal hint)
Random_Gaming_Publication: And our game of the year award goes to... Half-Life
The_rest_of_the_word: ... really? *yawn*

Random_Chem_1_teacher: The radioactive half-life of carbon60 is approximately 6000 years.
by opium April 30, 2003
the reason why i failed my exam.
Damnit, I should be studying for my exam. But I still pwned you in counter-strike!
by DH December 19, 2004
FPS
First-Person Shooter.

An FPS is a computer game genre that puts the player in a first-person perspective and usually involves shooting down opponents.

The first historical FPSes were Wolfenstein 3D, released some time around 1995, shortly followed by Doom that had multiplayer capabilities. Both by id software.
"Games such as Quake or Counter-Strike are FPSes."
by loki goes rawr April 04, 2004
A Super Computer/Robot from the PC/Xbox Game Portal. Known to have a passive aggressive personality disorder, and an obsession with cake.
Glados promised me cake, but the cake was a lie!
by timmy2022 December 10, 2007