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Last post Author Topic: Steam Thanksgiving Sales  (Read 10387 times)

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #25 on: November 28, 2010, 10:35:15 PM »
anyone up for Freedom Force 10-pack? it's going for $7.49 so a copy will cost only 75ยข for this superbly fun game. just check out the metacritic review! if interested please post here or PM Deozaan.

It's $0.75 a copy and it got a 90/100 on metacritic, wow!

I'll be collecting funds and handling game distribution, so as Lanux said, either post here or send me a PM if you want in.

If anybody still wants a copy of Freedom Force, I went ahead and got it. But as a penalty for missing the deadline (causing me to front the money for all the copies myself) I'm asking $1 USD if you want a copy. That's still a really great deal as the game regularly costs $5. :Thmbsup:


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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #26 on: November 28, 2010, 10:40:46 PM »
That indie air pack looks good- I have all ofnthem already other than plain sight.  Lead and Gokd is really good also; I'm not sure why there's not more interest in it than there is currently.

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #27 on: November 29, 2010, 01:16:22 AM »
Lead and Gold is quite a cool looking western themed MP shooter. I have the game and I do like it because...

for the gameplay, among the plus factors for me is that:
1. each class has its own strength, so if you're close to your team-mates you can tap into their strength (called synergy within the game)
2. when you're shot, you go into 'incap' mode then team-mates can revive you.
3. the longer you play, you gain exp. and level up but this is only within the current games session.

however the game suffers from a poorly coded server browser and the glitches hasn't been fully fixed but if you want to play with your (Steam) friends then it's not an issue.

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #28 on: November 29, 2010, 07:57:42 PM »
Well Steam Sale has been and almost gone, and I've not bought anything!

Some good games on offer, but I already have most of them, and the few I'd have gone for were not quite cheap enough to tip me over the edge.

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2010, 07:59:25 PM »
Well Steam Sale has been and almost gone, and I've not bought anything!

Some good games on offer, but I already have most of them, and the few I'd have gone for were not quite cheap enough to tip me over the edge.

But what about Monkey Island 2 for $2.50? I noticed it's on your wish list. Perfect time to pick it up. :Thmbsup:


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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #30 on: November 29, 2010, 08:07:56 PM »
i only bought Defense Grid and Freedom Force (2 copies each). in any case, let's brace ourselves for the year-end sales then.. :)

P.S. did anyone from DoCo won the Steam wish-list contest?

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #31 on: November 29, 2010, 08:23:23 PM »
Original Post updated for 2010-11-29 sales.

Last day, and my total damage isn't *too* bad.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - $2.50
Mount and Blade Complete - $10.00
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - $14.99
Alpha Protocol - $7.49

Total damage $35.00

Could have been worse... but then again, we have Christmas coming...

And no, I didn't win, and no one that I know did either.

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #32 on: November 29, 2010, 08:29:28 PM »
I think I spent about $20 (on myself).

Oddly almost none of the games for sale were of particular interest to me or were too expensive. I bought 3 of the Indie packs, EVE, Freedom Force, and... That's all, I think.

And I didn't win the wishlist giveaway.


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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #33 on: November 29, 2010, 09:24:06 PM »
grabbed today's Monkey Island and that's about it.. thanks for the updates, wraith808! :up:

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #34 on: November 30, 2010, 10:57:37 AM »
What about Monkey Island 2? I noticed it's on your wish list.

True - I added it to make a wish list of 5 items just incase I won the competition (I didn't!)

But thanks to your influence Deozaan I did succumb and bought a copy... however, although the transaction completed successfully the game hasn't appeared in my games list!!! Yikes - Steam is playing up on me!

Hope it sorts itself out  :(

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #35 on: November 30, 2010, 11:24:45 AM »
I grabbed Starwars KotOR and Freedom Force (thanks Deozaan).

Unfortunately, neither of these work on my computer.  KotOR just plain won't run at all, and Freedom Force is unusable due to a problem with the mouse. Both of these seem to be widespread issues.

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #36 on: November 30, 2010, 01:42:00 PM »
Freedom Force is unusable due to a problem with the mouse.

Is that the problem where the mouse moves extremely fast horizontally but extremely slow vertically? (Or was it vice versa?)


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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #37 on: November 30, 2010, 01:50:35 PM »
Freedom Force is unusable due to a problem with the mouse.

Is that the problem where the mouse moves extremely fast horizontally but extremely slow vertically? (Or was it vice versa?)

Yup, that's the one. It's a little more subtle than that. If you're moving fast, it behaves as you describe. If you're moving slowly to try and hit a particular spot, it doesn't move at all in either direction.

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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #38 on: November 30, 2010, 01:53:55 PM »
That's happening to me, too. Though I hadn't noticed it not moving at all if I moved slow. But that might be because I didn't play long. The mouse issue was too bothersome so I didn't even get into the game from the main menu (I did play around in the menus a little bit). :-/


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Re: Steam Thanksgiving Sales
« Reply #39 on: December 01, 2010, 01:49:44 AM »
Unfortunately, neither of these work on my computer.  KotOR just plain won't run at all, and Freedom Force is unusable due to a problem with the mouse. Both of these seem to be widespread issues.

what is your OS and what mouse are you using? i have both games and since i'm using WinXP, there aren't any major problems with Kotor. widescreen isn't supported but it scales quite well.

as for Freedom Force, i had to reduce the sensitivity (400-800 dpi) within the game. though my mouse, Logitech mx518 comes with the ability to change the dpi on the fly but the results are not that satisfactory.