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determines the affordance (2013: 11). However, for Norman, an affordance can be misunderstood, difficult to enact and contextual. This view also encompasses designing hindrances and constraints. For further elaboration of the concept and its iterations, see Blewett and Hugo (2016) , Bucher and Helmond (2018) and McGrenere and Ho (2000) .
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requiring a Steam account to authenticate the game, such as https://slashdot.org/story/04/11/22/1824245/review-half-life-2 It was initially created as a tool to handle automatic updates and anti-piracy measures for popular Valve games, such as Counter-Strike and Half-Life 2 .
In April 2018, the game developer and distributor Valve made headlines by announcing several important new features of its digital distribution client, Steam. However, the feature changes seemingly had little to do with playing games but instead addressed issues like privacy and data sharing