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  • ecureuil 2 Jan 2013 02:50:46 76,829 posts
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    Tomo wrote:
    I really don't get why people think this sale was so bad. Can someone give me some examples of what they found so pricey other than say Far Cry 3?!
    Everyone already has all the games that were on sale due to previous sales. Therefore, the sale this year was shit.

    Edited by ecureuil at 02:51:13 02-01-2013
  • spamdangled 2 Jan 2013 02:56:30 27,355 posts
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    30 flights of loving is... interesting.

    Almost a Tarrantino vibe to it?

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  • Moot_Point 2 Jan 2013 03:16:08 4,117 posts
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    PenguinJim wrote:
    so my best download bargains of 2012:
    Bethesda pack for 17 (Dishonored, Skyrim and all the rest)
    Jesus! And you had the gall to ask 18 for Brink. :p


    The main reason I thought the steam sale was shit, is because of most games priced in each sale this year at 75% only showing 66% off (yes, I'm glaring at Dead Island amongst others!) in the Christmas sale. Happy New Year indeed. /sarcasm

    Ed: But in many ways the games at 66% I didn't buy saved me more cash, so I shouldn't be too bitter I suppose.

    Edited by Moot_Point at 03:21:55 02-01-2013

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  • PenguinJim 2 Jan 2013 03:37:12 5,865 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    PenguinJim wrote:
    so my best download bargains of 2012:
    Bethesda pack for 17 (Dishonored, Skyrim and all the rest)
    Jesus! And you had the gall to ask 18 for Brink. :p
    And I got it! \o/

    So... free Bethesda pack. :)
  • Moot_Point 2 Jan 2013 03:49:37 4,117 posts
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    Yeah yeah, no one is that dense! I think you need to name and shame!!

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  • Moot_Point 2 Jan 2013 03:53:57 4,117 posts
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    Do you know what? with all these prices going to pot over the last year, its very tempting to buy Rage. Just in case that see's a price increase on steam, with a smaller discount in the sales in the coming year. :/

    Edited by Moot_Point at 03:54:19 02-01-2013

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  • PenguinJim 2 Jan 2013 04:31:33 5,865 posts
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    Rage is Steamworks, so we don't need to worry about Steam's prices on that one. It's games that you want on Steam that aren't Steamworks about which you should be worried! For example, Mount & Blade. If you want it on Steam, you'll most likely have to buy directly from Steam. ;)


    Moot_Point wrote:
    Yeah yeah, no one is that dense! I think you need to name and shame!!
    Pshaw, it's all in the thread. :p
  • Mr-Brett 2 Jan 2013 08:48:29 12,800 posts
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    Far Cry 3 for super cheaps was pretty good (thanks again anonymous hero) and Lego LOTR for 4.75 is probably rather bitchin' too, hard to say as I've not played it yet.

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  • warlockuk 2 Jan 2013 09:25:12 19,171 posts
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    Lego LOTR went to 4.75? Damn... shame I missed that one, I quite like those games.

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • Mr-Brett 2 Jan 2013 09:40:30 12,800 posts
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    Well, kinda. On Geeenmangaming they had sleeping dogs on offer for about 10 but there was a 30% off code and you got 4 credit back, so I got that and used the credit against the next daily deal which was Lego LOTR. With the 30% code and the credit I got it for 4.75.

    I may get quicdo on both too :)

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  • thefilthandthefury 2 Jan 2013 09:55:44 25,025 posts
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    It was the first sale I've participated in really, so I've been more than happy. I've picked up some great stuff from Steam (Civ V, Sleeping Dogs, Assassin's Creed II, Total War collection, Deus Ex, with Snapshot, Dungeon Defenders and The Binding of Isaac being gifted to me) and used Green Man Gaming for the first time (for Sonic Generations and Gods & Kings for Civ V). There's still a load of stuff I WANTED to get in addition, but saw sense. Got enough for now!

    I suppose after another sale or two my choices will be a lot more limited however!

    Edited by thefilthandthefury at 09:56:13 02-01-2013
  • Moot_Point 2 Jan 2013 09:57:40 4,117 posts
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    PenguinJim wrote:
    Pshaw, it's all in the thread. :p
    I know what you did there! ;-P

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  • Arcturas 2 Jan 2013 10:08:08 123 posts
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    For anyone who bought a game from Amazon US and has the $5 off Editors Choice promotional voucher you can pick up Spec Ops The Line or Darkness 2 for $2.49/1.50.

    Found here
  • EvilW 2 Jan 2013 10:30:22 107 posts
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    aren't those 5$ avaiable starting from january?

    My English sucks, i know... fell free to correct me

  • Widge Moderator 2 Jan 2013 10:44:52 13,615 posts
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    What is the wireless 360 pad that doesn't have the turd Dpad?

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  • Daddy-Doom-Bar 2 Jan 2013 11:01:51 2,434 posts
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    Widge wrote:
    What is the wireless 360 pad that doesn't have the turd Dpad?
    Better?

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  • Widge Moderator 2 Jan 2013 12:12:16 13,615 posts
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    Ok that did sound a bit like a Jeopardy answer.

    There is the 360 pad which has the better Dpad bit, is it called a particular name? I just want to make sure I try to buy the correct one. The Dpad on the wired one I have is a real horror show.

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  • Petrarch 2 Jan 2013 12:36:01 3,425 posts
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    Hoping Sleeping Dogs wins the current vote, if that drops to around a tenner it'll be getting snapped up.
  • Mr-Brett 2 Jan 2013 12:42:48 12,800 posts
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    Widge wrote:
    Ok that did sound a bit like a Jeopardy answer.

    There is the 360 pad which has the better Dpad bit, is it called a particular name? I just want to make sure I try to buy the correct one. The Dpad on the wired one I have is a real horror show.
    The aren't named any differently but you can tell by looking at them. Amazon link, the DPAD directions are different colour and the sticks look a little different in the middle.

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  • waggy79 2 Jan 2013 14:08:22 970 posts
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    DFawkes wrote:
    I had problems with some error messages. Turns out I hadn't installed the .NET framework. Not that it'll be your issue this time, but it's worth a look. This thing. If you've already got it then by all means ignore the heck out of me :).gif" class="smilie" alt=":)" />
    Just got round to trying this and it worked so huge thanks!
  • asha 2 Jan 2013 14:40:15 1,991 posts
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    Arcturas wrote:
    For anyone who bought a game from Amazon US and has the $5 off Editors Choice promotional voucher you can pick up Spec Ops The Line or Darkness 2 for $2.49/1.50.

    Found here
    Hotline Miami is also 1.50 with the code. I'm tempted, but my bank (Halifax) charges me an "overseas transaction fee" of 1.50 whenever I buy anything from Amazon.com, making any discounts almost redundant.

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  • Sharzam 2 Jan 2013 15:23:17 2,889 posts
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    I have an Amazon Mastercard and works fine on the US site with no charges. Not saying everyone should get a credit card but I find it rather handy for use on Amazon in general.

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  • jagg3r 2 Jan 2013 15:43:24 1,037 posts
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    Anyone got a $5 voucher there not using? Thinking of getting hitman
  • Petrarch 2 Jan 2013 15:44:38 3,425 posts
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    Bah, Skyrim won the latest vote by a single percentage point. Damn shame that, was hoping for Dogs on that one.
  • ZuluHero 2 Jan 2013 15:50:22 4,172 posts
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    yeah me too. I can't believe there are still people who want Skyrim for 17.99 :S
  • liamthemaster 2 Jan 2013 15:56:09 1,601 posts
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    Do you get emailed a steam code with amazon US ?
  • rtk79 2 Jan 2013 15:56:31 493 posts
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    jagg3r wrote:
    Anyone got a $5 voucher there not using? Thinking of getting hitman
    The Amazon discount doesn't work by voucher, it's applied automatically on purchase.
  • Globbits 2 Jan 2013 16:19:15 48 posts
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    @ZuluHero Might've been more to do with getting a discount on the DLC. I wouldn't have bothered with Dawnguard at full price, but I went for it at 50% off (earlier in the sale)

    Edit: Now I've looked at the listing, Dawnguard isn't in that flash deal so my above comment makes me look like a bit of a tit :)

    Edited by Globbits at 16:25:06 02-01-2013
  • Folant 2 Jan 2013 16:44:42 1,193 posts
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    Glad I got Skyrim on GameFly before it shot back up to 20. Should have got the DLC when Steam had the Elder Scrolls series on daily, but ehh. I'll have to get it full price later down the line. Can't see TES going on further discount again.

    But saying that, it has been a season of reruns. Haha

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  • teamHAM 2 Jan 2013 16:45:09 2,953 posts
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    So I bought Plants vs Zombies in the sale the other day, only to find out it's hard locked at 800x600 resolution! So totally worthless really. Just a heads up.

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