There were to be no more timed deals; instead games would just ‘go on sale’ for the full sale period “at their most competitive discount, before and after being featured[.]”
For the first time in almost six years, I’ve received more games, both in value and quantity, than I have bought myself. And that latter number currently stands at 1 (Chronicles of Mystara 4-pack to play with friends).
Steam have screwed up the very things that made them, frankly, better than other digital stores regardless of platform.