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12-12-2012, 09:45 PM
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As someone who has followed STALKER years before its release, it's nothing that it could've been. The original is great, they just milked the rest.

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12-12-2012, 10:09 PM
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Arkham City GOTY is 7,49$ on GMG

Plus there's a 35% off voucher if you do a survey

http://www.greenmangaming.com/s/ca/e...ity-game-year/

Must. Resist. Buying. Far. Cry. 3.

8 days until the sale begins...
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I feel the same way... must resist...
yep, that's probably the game i'd want the most atm.

and seeing pics posted on neogaf like these don't help either ...

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost...ostcount=14202
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost...ostcount=14248
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost...ostcount=14250

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12-13-2012, 03:06 AM
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I just simply cannot justify it for 50$ because of my one rule of 1$/hour minimum

I'd expect max 20 hours of gameplay from a game like this, i don't even consider FC3 to have a multiplayer

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12-13-2012, 05:39 AM
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I just simply cannot justify it for 50$ because of my one rule of 1$/hour minimum

I'd expect max 20 hours of gameplay from a game like this, i don't even consider FC3 to have a multiplayer
I think the game is very fun. Pretty sure you can easily get over 20 hours of gameplay if you plan on doing the side quests, crafting and whatnot. Discovering all radio towers as well as taking over all of the pirates base camps instead of just rushing through the main story line quest.

There's also a bunch of missions for Co-op, but I haven't yet touched those.

The multiplayer is terrible though in my opinion.

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12-13-2012, 07:55 AM
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As someone who has followed STALKER years before its release, it's nothing that it could've been. The original is great, they just milked the rest.
Whaaaaat? Call of Pripyat was absolutely amazing. Clear Sky I feel they got a little too ambitious and didn't execute well on some of the ideas, but Call of Pripyat really was amazing.

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12-13-2012, 12:02 PM
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For those of you who still don't have The Witcher 2
http://www.gog.com/

On sale for 7.49.

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12-13-2012, 12:20 PM
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For those of you who still don't have The Witcher 2
http://www.gog.com/

On sale for 7.49.
FTL and Arma 2 also on sale on GOG but know that NO GOG KEYS redeem on Steam, they are all DRM free

Chivalry for 8,12$ with the 35% voucher from the winter survey on GMG

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12-13-2012, 01:51 PM
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Highly recommenced Arcanum for 2.99 as well. One of the last truly ambitious RPGs before the current suck fest.

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12-13-2012, 01:54 PM
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I just remembered, I haven't tried The Witcher 2 with my GTX 680 yet . Man... the beauty.

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12-13-2012, 03:39 PM
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Not really download related, but I figure more interest in here anyway.
Razer sale on WOOT.
http://www.woot.com/plus/razer-cutti...s@8.16/368x366

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12-13-2012, 03:44 PM
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Eh, everything is refurbished save for the Lycosa keyboard. That keyboard has been on sale on Woot at least twice in the past 2 months for $40 both times.

I can never trust any refurbished electronics. I've passed up some amazing deals on them too, I just know they'll break way too soon.

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12-13-2012, 03:59 PM
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btw, I'm surprised there isn't a Good Old Games thread going here. All games 5 years and older or something. I seems that there's a lot of interest in those games these days.

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12-13-2012, 04:54 PM
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btw, I'm surprised there isn't a Good Old Games thread going here. All games 5 years and older or something. I seems that there's a lot of interest in those games these days.
loved Bullfrog games back in the day. if i didn't already own these games, i'd have bought them off GOG long ago.
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/dungeon_keeper
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/dungeon_keeper_2
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/theme_hospital
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/magic_carpet

would love to see updated sequels. kind of amazed that there hasn't been another Dungeon Keeper after part 2 ...that series seems to have a lot of fans.

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12-13-2012, 06:31 PM
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I've got about 15-20 games from GOG... but I wish they'd hurry up and release my favourites.

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12-13-2012, 06:34 PM
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Which are?

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12-13-2012, 06:40 PM
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Which are?
Games I've already mentioned a few times.

Dark Sun Shattered Lands


Al-Qadim: The Genie's Curse

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12-13-2012, 06:41 PM
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GoG, has some great deals and games, I have about 20 games there, Witcher2 and the infinity engine games (PS:T, BG/BG2, IWD etc) and a few others- Ultima VII. They just were giving away Duke Nukem 3d for free yesterday. All DRM free, but I still prefer Steam and wish I bought Witcher2 through Steam. But it is a great service.

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Games I've already mentioned a few times.

Dark Sun Shattered Lands


Al-Qadim: The Genie's Curse
I actually have Dark Sun somewhere. I remember when I was younger trying to figure out what to do. It was so confusing. You can also just download it on one of those Dos Games sites and then us DosBox.

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I actually have Dark Sun somewhere. You can also just download it on one of those Dos Games sites and then us DosBox.
Yeah, I got both from an abandonware site. But I'd still love to get a version from GOG so I always have it working right. Last time I got halfway through the game when I downloaded the abandonware and I couldnt launch it anymore.

And I agree! I used to just fight in the arena and end up dying lol. I was so confused as a kid. One day, I finally got further in the game and figured out what to do - and I lost the manual somehow so I couldn't advance. Damn it.

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12-13-2012, 07:17 PM
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I'd buy every game gog if I could.

Also if you own Witcher/Witcher 2 retail you can activate them on gog.
Great because now I don't have to patch my retail Witcher 1 copy 30 times up to the enhanced edition level .
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12-13-2012, 08:58 PM
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here's a few more old faves of mine off GOG ...

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (was one of the first games i ever owned on PC ....might have been the 2nd one i bought)
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/gabriel_...of_the_fathers

Out of this World (actually owned this on the SNES, before i ever owned a PC. completed it many times tho ...really liked it)
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/another_...ersary_edition

MDK (this game kinda blew me away when it first came out. there was really nothing else like it ...at least as far as i can remember)
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/mdk

Phantasmagoria (was the biggest game ever released at the time. came out on 7 CDs and was probably the most 'mature' game i ever played back then. had a bit of nudity (which was totally uncommon in games at the time, and some really disturbing and gory death scenes. it also had a r*** scene ...which is something you don't ever see too often in games)
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/phantasmagoria

Giants: Citizen Kabuto (i remember this was one of the first games that made use of 'T&L' tech (transform and lightning) on the first Nvidia Geforce cards. after all the hype about how awesome this game was gonna look, i finally picked it up and was pretty blown away by the graphics (i believe i was running a Geforce 256 at the time). aside from having some really nice graphics (pretty awesome for its time), it was a pretty good game, too.
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/giants_citizen_kabuto


and here's the very first game i ever bought on PC. i actually bought
it before i even had my PC (got the PC a couple weeks later).
The 7th Guest
http://www.gog.com/gamecard/the_7th_guest
some of those puzzles were frickin hard ...ended up using a walkthough for some of them. anyway ...after playing SNES games for a couple years and then seeing 7th Guest, on CD no less, ...well, i was quite blown away to say the least. i don't think i ever turned the SNES on again ...eventually selling it and all my games (had around 30 SNES games when i sold it). the PC gamer in me was born.

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12-14-2012, 01:26 AM
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the new Devil May Cry is coming out on January 25th for PC and will use Steamworks.

Gamestop has it up for pre order right now ...
http://www.impulsedriven.com/product...28?affid=hero1



here's some info and a couple links to some 60fps gameplay ...
http://gamersyde.com/news_dmc_coming...-13663_en.html

i'll pick that up for sure at some point. looks good.

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12-14-2012, 04:15 PM
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http://www.amazon.com/Most-Serious-B.../dp/B00AMKP1FC

Won't last long

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12-14-2012, 04:24 PM
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I don't even think I'll play this but I ended up buying it anyway, lol...

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I don't even think I'll play this but I ended up buying it anyway, lol...
Welcome to my world of padding my Steam library

HOLY **** SO MANY GAMES FOR 10$ HOW CAN I SAY NO!

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