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#2761 Megazell

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 01:31 AM

Another Retail Game Giveaway!

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Post a single (non run on) sentence on your favorite F2P or Freeware PC Game. Best out of the first 3 gets the code!

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#2762 Megazell

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 10:10 PM


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#2763 Megazell

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 05:34 AM

Software Spotlight

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Desura is a digital distribution platform developed by DesuraNET for Microsoft Windows and Linux platforms. Visiting the site on Mac OS X reveals a message that they are working on Mac support with an option to be notified by email when available. It is used to distribute games and related media online, with a primary focus on small independent developers rather than larger software houses. Desura also offers community features, automated game updates, and developer resources.

Some of the developers who have games on their service include Frozenbyte, Frictional Games, Introversion Software, Basilisk Games, S2 Games, and Running with Scissors, Inc., as well as selling many games that were previously included in Humble Indie Bundle initiatives as well as numerous other commercial titles. They also have several different freeware and free software games available through their service.

Megazell's Comment - I really like Desura. I find myself spend a lot of time using their service because of the support they give towards freeware and Linux. If I ever break my code and start buying it would be with Desura and possibly GOG.

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#2764 Megazell

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 09:18 PM


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#2765 Megazell

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 11:00 PM


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#2766 Megazell

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 05:50 AM

Thread Update.

Reminder - I am slowly going through the list and updating the games listed with back-up links with new back-up links. Some of these links are hosted/uploaded by others and some I have to do myself since many titles are obscure and other people/companies that are uploading to the web are bundling them with nasty-PC-bogging/breaking down stuff.

If there is a game you see that needs a new link pronto - shoot me a PM or post.

Enjoy!


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#2767 Megazell

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 10:09 PM


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#2768 Triggerhappy14

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:21 PM

Hey Megazell, Aion is going F2P in Europe on February 28 and in the spring for the US. I played the game at launch and it was great, I just had to stop for financial reasons. I recommend it (at least until Guild Wars 2 comes out) as it was a ton of fun and a beautiful MMO.

#2769 rumarudrathas

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:03 PM

Hey Megazell, I assumed that you meant that Realm of the Mad God is NOW on Steam, right? :) Just checking since I'm super addicted to this game, ever since I was denied a level 20 archer last night....
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#2770 Megazell

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:41 AM

Hey Megazell, Aion is going F2P in Europe on February 28 and in the spring for the US. I played the game at launch and it was great, I just had to stop for financial reasons. I recommend it (at least until Guild Wars 2 comes out) as it was a ton of fun and a beautiful MMO.


Yeah man. It was covered on PCG and MMOHUT and MMOBomb spoke about it in their videos. Can't wait. We need more f2p games!

Hey Megazell, I assumed that you meant that Realm of the Mad God is NOW on Steam, right? :) Just checking since I'm super addicted to this game, ever since I was denied a level 20 archer last night....


Yeah man - Thanks for catching that. Been distracted. Started working on my site again with some help.

http://freeandlegalp....wordpress.com/ - Nowhere near done but heading in the right direction.

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#2771 Megazell

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:30 PM


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#2772 Megazell

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:31 PM


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#2773 marsilies

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 12:55 PM

Microsoft Flight

Simulation
Single Player - Yes
Multiplayer - No
Gamepad Support - Yes


These reviews mention that MS Flight has multiplayer support via Games for Windows LIVE:

http://pc.ign.com/ar.../1215651p1.html
http://flyawaysimula...-flight-review/

#2774 Megazell

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 01:59 PM

These reviews mention that MS Flight has multiplayer support via Games for Windows LIVE:

http://pc.ign.com/ar.../1215651p1.html
http://flyawaysimula...-flight-review/


Thanks - Fixed :)

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#2775 GrimmTrixX

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 02:17 AM

some very cool stuff on this list

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#2776 GrimmTrixX

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 02:24 AM

Also... and sorry if i missed it... but is there a list of games that are free that AREN'T fan made? Nothing against them but I was hoping most of these weren't fan made, but just free, be it older or indie games. But is there a list of games that are free that are made by companies and not by fans?

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#2777 Megazell

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 02:43 AM

Also... and sorry if i missed it... but is there a list of games that are free that AREN'T fan made? Nothing against them but I was hoping most of these weren't fan made, but just free, be it older or indie games. But is there a list of games that are free that are made by companies and not by fans?


99% of the MMORPGs are not fanmade. In fact, only 1 is while the rest are made by a public/private studio.

As for the rest you would have to know the franchises to pick them out. The list is:

43% Fan made.
39% Former retail and/or F2P
18% Student made.

I'll say though that you will be missing out on some stellar gems by passing on all of the fan made stuff.

Edited by Megazell, 03 March 2012 - 02:57 AM.

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#2778 Megazell

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 05:02 AM


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#2779 Megazell

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 05:03 AM


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#2780 Megazell

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 11:14 PM


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#2781 Megazell

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#2782 spoderman

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 02:34 PM

The Suffering wouldn't launch for me without using a no-cd crack on Windows 7 64 bit (which really shouldn't be necessary for freeware..). Even after getting it to launch, the sound compatibility for the game is terrible. I'm using a HT Omega Striker sound card and a lot of the sound effects randomly won't play (like footsteps, weapon effects, doors closing/opening, etc.). I googled it and it seems to be a fairly common problem. There's no fix that I could find, so I uninstalled it.

#2783 Megazell

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 02:52 PM

The Suffering wouldn't launch for me without using a no-cd crack on Windows 7 64 bit (which really shouldn't be necessary for freeware..). Even after getting it to launch, the sound compatibility for the game is terrible. I'm using a HT Omega Striker sound card and a lot of the sound effects randomly won't play (like footsteps, weapon effects, doors closing/opening, etc.). I googled it and it seems to be a fairly common problem. There's no fix that I could find, so I uninstalled it.


That's interesting because I am playing it (have been playing it for the last 2 weeks - never ended my first time around) and it plays without a CD Key request or sound issue. I do have a graphics issue when I go to the sinks and try to turn them on but that was a one time thing that never returned.

Did you use the 1st link or the 2nd from my posting? I used the first.

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#2784 spoderman

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 03:00 PM

That's interesting because I am playing it (have been playing it for the last 2 weeks - never ended my first time around) and it plays without a CD Key request or sound issue. I do have a graphics issue when I go to the sinks and try to turn them on but that was a one time thing that never returned.

Did you use the 1st link or the 2nd from my posting? I used the first.


I used the first link. Which OS did you use? I tried all compatibility options and it wouldn't launch (literally nothing happens when I try to launch). The sound issue most likely has to do with what soundcard you use, it's probably not compatible with mine.. which is odd considering I haven't had issues with sound in any other games. I suppose I could try onboard sound, that wouldn't be a great solution though..

EDIT: Tried onboard sound and still have the same problem.

Edited by spoderman, 14 March 2012 - 04:15 PM.


#2785 Megazell

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 05:55 PM

I used the first link. Which OS did you use? I tried all compatibility options and it wouldn't launch (literally nothing happens when I try to launch). The sound issue most likely has to do with what soundcard you use, it's probably not compatible with mine.. which is odd considering I haven't had issues with sound in any other games. I suppose I could try onboard sound, that wouldn't be a great solution though..

EDIT: Tried onboard sound and still have the same problem.


I'm using Windows XP SP 3 - Gamer Edits. Which is my last foray into the world of Microsoft Windows. Unless they go freeware. :)

I'm going to re-dl from the first link to one of my side machines and see if I get a CD Key prompt.

Sound issues are stemming from sound cards.

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#2786 spoderman

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 12:14 AM

I'm using Windows XP SP 3 - Gamer Edits. Which is my last foray into the world of Microsoft Windows. Unless they go freeware. :)

I'm going to re-dl from the first link to one of my side machines and see if I get a CD Key prompt.

Sound issues are stemming from sound cards.


That'd probably explain it then, I'm guessing my inability to launch the game without a no-cd crack has to do with me running windows 7 64 bit. I find it odd that I'm having sound issues with both my onboard sound and sound card, makes me think it might all have to do with windows 7 64 bit rather than a sound card issue, but who knows.

#2787 Megazell

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 12:40 AM

That'd probably explain it then, I'm guessing my inability to launch the game without a no-cd crack has to do with me running windows 7 64 bit. I find it odd that I'm having sound issues with both my onboard sound and sound card, makes me think it might all have to do with windows 7 64 bit rather than a sound card issue, but who knows.


Yeah, I had a friend install it on dummy Windows XP machine we had around the house and loaded it up with no problem.

Sorry that one is not running for ya :(

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#2788 Megazell

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 02:31 PM

Thread Update.

Pages 1 to 14 have been update with new links, replaced non-working gameplay video links and added up to date content info.

Contemplating walking away from F2P games entirely. After ongoing debates both in RL and with internets lads and ladies, I believe I've come to a crossroad with F2P games and see myself walking away from them entirely and going deeper into freeware games only.

I have already started the process at home and have uninstalled all F2P games.

Here are some of the reasons:

1) Not enough time to play them all or get really deep into any of them.

2) Too many of them are requiring the installation of some service or program that I then have to hunt for to disable because it messes with 1 of the other games I play. This is part of the reason why I walked away from retail.

3) Not enough RL friends/family interest.

4) I use to enjoy breaking into that barrier where I would have access to paid content through in game earnings....now I'm just bored with it. :( Part of the bored comes from #1 in the list and other is because I've been doing it for so long that the act is now stale to me.

What say you CAG and Friends? Continue posting F2P games or nay.

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#2789 marsilies

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 12:33 PM

I can see why your interest in F2P has declined, although I think walking away completely may be a bit extreme. Regarding your points:

1) Isn't this true of freeware as well? Hell, isn't this true of pay games? Even if someone could afford to buy every pay game, there's simply not enough time available in a day in order to play them all in depth. So I wouldn't let quantity deter you from covering them.

2) You mention that "many of them" do this, but that means that some of them don't. Perhaps you could just add the criteria that the games you play don't have these interruptive services.

3) How many of your RL friends/family are interested in the freeware games you list? Obviously, it's up to you to determine how important their interest/involvement is. I personally engage in a lot of discussions online that would be of little to no interest to many of my RL acquaintances, which is part of why I'm online in the first place: to find like-minded individuals.

4) Is this the only enjoyment you got out of F2P games? If it was, and it's no longer enjoyable, then I'd say stop. However, if you enjoyed some of these games for other reasons, then maybe you should just reevaluate how you play these games. Think "okay, if I don't play this game to break the paid barrier, are there other reasons to play it, and do I enjoy that gameplay?"

Utlimately, it's up to you. You should play what you like, and post the games you want to. I wouldn't want you sticking to F2P games just because people in this forum voted in favor of you doing so, especially since I think this thread would suffer if you did. However, I think dropping F2P games entirely is a bit extreme if your disinterest is only with many F2P games, or even most F2P games, but not all.

#2790 Megazell

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 03:40 PM

I can see why your interest in F2P has declined, although I think walking away completely may be a bit extreme. Regarding your points:

1) Isn't this true of freeware as well? Hell, isn't this true of pay games? Even if someone could afford to buy every pay game, there's simply not enough time available in a day in order to play them all in depth. So I wouldn't let quantity deter you from covering them.


Many freeware games are short for every Bonesaw (long Action/Platformer) there are 30 Seven Minutes (short Action/Platformer).

The F2P MMO/FPS/RTS have built in mechanism based on time - unless of course you pay, which is OK I know they use that hook to get the $ from the people - so this is what I am referring to in terms of time.

In the time it takes for me to say earn some Turbine Points to see another section of DDO or LOTRO I could have ended 40+ shorter freeware games with different game play mechanics explored.

But I hear you and you are right about time being the issue period for all these games. :)

2) You mention that "many of them" do this, but that means that some of them don't. Perhaps you could just add the criteria that the games you play don't have these interrupter services.


Yeah this would be ideal. The thing is I don't have time to investigate this stuff. I usually learn about it the hard way. For example, I went to go play Imperium Romanum on Greenman Gaming and the game was just a little off. Then after looking in my rig it was the Tribes Ascend background service that was interfering. Disabling it and now Imperium Romanum was running like water.

3) How many of your RL friends/family are interested in the freeware games you list? Obviously, it's up to you to determine how important their interest/involvement is. I personally engage in a lot of discussions online that would be of little to no interest to many of my RL acquaintances, which is part of why I'm online in the first place: to find like-minded individuals.


It's SO SO with my RL people. Most will play something for a bit like Nexuiz and then move on to Quake Live...then City Of Heroes...It's in and out with them. They are not devoted to "Not Paying" like I am...and that is OK.

Forums....None of them are into forums except for 1 and with him it's touch and go.

Like you I search for others like me but I'm really online to learn at all times be it Amateur Astronomy, Linux Usage or PC Gaming.

4) Is this the only enjoyment you got out of F2P games? If it was, and it's no longer enjoyable, then I'd say stop. However, if you enjoyed some of these games for other reasons, then maybe you should just reevaluate how you play these games. Think "okay, if I don't play this game to break the paid barrier, are there other reasons to play it, and do I enjoy that gameplay?"


Yeah for a long time breaking that barrier was probably the it factor for me. I mean I also like looking at the art, exploring the realms/worlds and storyline. Over the years most of that stuff has been on the decline, IMO.

Utlimately, it's up to you. You should play what you like, and post the games you want to. I wouldn't want you sticking to F2P games just because people in this forum voted in favor of you doing so, especially since I think this thread would suffer if you did. However, I think dropping F2P games entirely is a bit extreme if your disinterest is only with many F2P games, or even most F2P games, but not all.


Thanks for your words. I will think on it while I try to end THE SCOURGE...can't believe I have yet to end this bitch. :( <- for the not ending it :) <- for the challenge.

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