Does anyone know of a way of installing Steam and/or Origin games automatically, without user intervention?
I have a very unusual set up where I use an AWS instance for gaming. At the moment I have all the games installed manually but the problem is that I need to keep a relatively large storage volume around and that alone costs about half of what I'd pay for the actual computing power (snapshots don't solve this problem because the IO performance on a freshly restored one is disastrous).
The idea would be to only keep a very small volume with the OS, Origin, Steam and a bunch of utilities, and download the games automatically at boot onto an ephemeral volume which gets destroyed when the instance is shut down. The bandwidth is high enough that it doesn't take more than 10 minutes to download the few games I care about, so that delay would be more than acceptable.
Does anyone have any ideas where to start?