Demo said I needed a subscription?

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#1 Posted by Justin258 (14374 posts) -

So I was going to get the demo of this game to see what's up with it, mostly because I've never played any game of the turn-based strategy type before, and I was told that there was an error and I needed a subscription. I Google'd this real quick before making this thread and didn't find anything saying that I needed a subscription, so does anyone have any idea what's up with this or has something just gone horribly wrong?

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#2 Posted by Shookems (479 posts) -

Restart steam and try again

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#3 Posted by CornBREDX (7198 posts) -

I don't know. What does Steams forums or Firaxis site have to say?

Maybe it's a limited thing or invitation only: just a guess.

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#4 Posted by Justin258 (14374 posts) -

Gah! Fack! As soon as I hit "post topic" I slapped my forehead and thought "why the fuck don't I just:@Shookems said:

Restart steam and try again

and it worked.

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#5 Posted by Dagbiker (7041 posts) -

I had this same problem, I restarted steam and it works, Steam seems to be a real crap shoot sometimes.

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#6 Posted by DJJoeJoe (1422 posts) -

@Dagbiker: It just needs a restart for any sort of update to game statuses it seems still, I still have to restart to start playing pre-loaded games and what not. It has felt for a long time that the people that are actively working on the desktop client don't move too fast, the chat doesn't even save it's history for christs sake... basic features man, super basic shit that steam still doesn't do, or doesn't very poorly.

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