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#6301 pasports31

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 09:12 AM

It's been a long time since AP has had a good sale on Steam.  Was $2 like... two (or more) years ago on a random midweek/weekend deal.  Grabbed a Steam version when GMG had the sale.  You never know, though.  Unless you're dying to play it I'd just keep waiting.

Yeah, I just checked the sales history of it...it's only ever gotten down to as low as 5 bucks 3 times. But you're right, it's not a game I'm dying to play. Never know when it might drop again.


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#6302 radioactivez0r

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 10:02 AM

I think a couple years ago when Steam had that Friends & Family Thanksgiving sale, where you could buy 10-packs of a game, AP was $2 a copy if you got into one of those shares.  That's when I got it at least.


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#6303 juanjava

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 11:36 AM

I bought AP some years ago from Steam, at $2. Still backlogged, with a lot of ice

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#6304 Neuro5i5

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 12:40 PM

Pirates Midweek Sale


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#6305 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 02:23 PM

GMG had it for $2.62 after voucher in December of last year.

The Steam version very rarely has good sales.

Ah, OK then guess I will hold out for the winter sale(s) and hope for a decent discount. It's not a must play for me by any means, but something I've been getting more interested in for a while now. If a Sega Humble Bundle ever happens I could see it being included ;)
 

Pirates Midweek Sale

Rather odd for a pirates themed sale, seeing as most everywhere else had one a few weeks back. I also love how Tidalis is somehow a pirate games :wall:

 

I'm not seeing much of anything worth note, which I guess could explain why you only linked to the sale instead of posting it. 


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#6306 Neuro5i5

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 02:31 PM

Ah, OK then guess I will hold out for the winter sale(s) and hope for a decent discount. It's not a must play for me by any means, but something I've been getting more interested in for a while now. If a Sega Humble Bundle ever happens I could see it being included ;)

Maybe GMG will have the Sega Action Pack on sale again.  Last month when they had all those bundles on sale it was what, $12 after voucher I think.


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#6307 pasports31

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 05:28 PM

Ah, OK then guess I will hold out for the winter sale(s) and hope for a decent discount. It's not a must play for me by any means, but something I've been getting more interested in for a while now. If a Sega Humble Bundle ever happens I could see it being included ;)
 

Rather odd for a pirates themed sale, seeing as most everywhere else had one a few weeks back. I also love how Tidalis is somehow a pirate games :wall:

 

I'm not seeing much of anything worth note, which I guess could explain why you only linked to the sale instead of posting it. 

Looking through this and remembering the Steam sale a few weeks ago makes me realize how little good pirate games there are. There's like, a gazillion realistic war games, space games, zombie games, and interchangeable fantasy games, but only like 20 or so pirate games, hardly any of which are any good. I guess this might be why I'm actually interested in the upcoming Assassin's Creed for once.  


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#6308 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 05:51 PM

Looking through this and remembering the Steam sale a few weeks ago makes me realize how little good pirate games there are. There's like, a gazillion realistic war games, space games, zombie games, and interchangeable fantasy games, but only like 20 or so pirate games, hardly any of which are any good. I guess this might be why I'm actually interested in the upcoming Assassin's Creed for once.  

Yeah I've long longed for a great pirate game, but so far there has been next to nothing to fill the void. Up until Red Dead Redemption westerns shared a similar fate, and now more games such as Call of Juarez Gunslinger are starting to show up to continue the theme.

 

Maybe what we actually need (regardless of how I feel about Rockstar) is a Grand Theft Sloops (aka. a pirate ship) to get the cannon ball rolling ;)


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#6309 pasports31

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 06:01 PM

Yeah I've long longed for a great pirate game, but so far there has been next to nothing to fill the void. Up until Red Dead Redemption westerns shared a similar fate, and now more games such as Call of Juarez Gunslinger are starting to show up to continue the theme.

 

Maybe what we actually need (regardless of how I feel about Rockstar) is a Grand Theft Sloops (aka. a pirate ship) to get the cannon ball rolling ;)

Holy crap, a Grand Theft Auto-like game where you're some badass renegade pirate and hijack pirate ships or some shizz would be the tits.


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#6310 MysterD

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 09:49 PM

Yeah I've long longed for a great pirate game, but so far there has been next to nothing to fill the void. Up until Red Dead Redemption westerns shared a similar fate, and now more games such as Call of Juarez Gunslinger are starting to show up to continue the theme.

 

Maybe what we actually need (regardless of how I feel about Rockstar) is a Grand Theft Sloops (aka. a pirate ship) to get the cannon ball rolling ;)

 

We need more than just GUN on the PC for open-world shooters using the old western-setting.

 

We need Red Dead Redemp here on the PC....

 

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That's a steal.


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#6311 Idiotekque

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 09:59 PM

Looking through this and remembering the Steam sale a few weeks ago makes me realize how little good pirate games there are. There's like, a gazillion realistic war games, space games, zombie games, and interchangeable fantasy games, but only like 20 or so pirate games, hardly any of which are any good. I guess this might be why I'm actually interested in the upcoming Assassin's Creed for once.


People bash Risen 2 and its combat system, but it's a solid pirate themed game. Sid Meier's Pirates is a classic. The Port Royale series is apparently quite good (although I have heard the newest one has some problems). Even Tropico had a pirate themed game.

I'm sure you were already aware of those, though. In case you weren't, you should check them out.

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#6312 MysterD

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 10:13 PM

People bash Risen 2 and its combat system, but it's a solid pirate themed game. Sid Meier's Pirates is a classic. The Port Royale series is apparently quite good (although I have heard the newest one has some problems). Even Tropico had a pirate themed game.

I'm sure you were already aware of those, though. In case you weren't, you should check them out.

 

Once I got used to Risen 2's combat, I liked it.

 

Having an unlocked cam in Risen 2 makes it MUCH easier to swing from enemy-to-enemy in different directions - which was a major problem when swarmed by numerous enemies in Risen 1. Risen 2 solves this problem.

 

Holding the right-mouse button locks your character's cam and into a straight-forward direction (so you can strafe when moving left and right) - kind of like what Two Worlds 2 does.

 

The thing - getting used to this can take some time.


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#6313 pasports31

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 10:14 PM

People bash Risen 2 and its combat system, but it's a solid pirate themed game. Sid Meier's Pirates is a classic. The Port Royale series is apparently quite good (although I have heard the newest one has some problems). Even Tropico had a pirate themed game.

I'm sure you were already aware of those, though. In case you weren't, you should check them out.

Yeupp. I have Risen/Risen 2, yet to play them, no interest really in Port Royale. Sid Meier's is pretty awesome. Have Tropico, as well. But I mean, that's pretty limited, ahahah. Like I said, there's hardly any good ones. That's only five games/series. As opposed to what, like 1000 realistic-ish war games every year? I want a swashbuckling open world adventure...like a bethesda game with dark souls combat. Ahhhhh that'd be so awesome.


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#6314 Mooby

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 10:24 PM

The problem with Risen 2's combat is that it's significantly worse than the combat in Risen 1.  The downgrade is inexplicable.  All they had to do was replicate it with a few tweaks for firearms.



#6315 Neuro5i5

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 03:28 PM

Daily Deal is 50% off Eador: Masters of the Broken World (Steam) - $10.00

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#6316 MysterD

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 10:05 PM

Daily Deal is 50% off Eador: Masters of the Broken World (Steam) - $10.00

Save up to 75% on Mac Games Weekend Sale

 

:headache:

 

I miss when GG had good sales on things I actually wanted...and glitches. ;)


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#6317 icedragon15

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 02:08 PM

I miss when GG had good sales on things I actually wanted...and glitches. ;)

they hire u i heard hhe to make no glitches and they hire one of ea former idiots to make salle jk jk ejk


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Posted 03 October 2013 - 02:09 PM

Daily Deal is 70% off The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition (DRM Free) - $5.99

Weekend Deals on Sonic Games and Focus Home Interactive Games.


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#6319 Ltrain23

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 02:31 PM

Daily Deal is 70% off The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition (DRM Free) - $5.99

Weekend Deals on Sonic Games and Focus Home Interactive Games.

Just a reminder for everyone that there's a Focus Home Humble Bundle on the horizon. Which horizon is a mystery, but it's out there.


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Posted 04 October 2013 - 07:07 AM

Daily Deal is 50% off Eador: Masters of the Broken World (Steam) - $10.00

Save up to 75% on Mac Games Weekend Sale

 

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I noticed that the Borderlands 2 Ultimate Vault Hunter upgrade pack 2 dlc is on sale for 50% off as a part of the Mac Games Weekend Sale. On the UK site, the discount brings the dlc cost down to 1619 blue coins, or 1295 blue coins with the 20% oops discount, and it yields a Steam code. Since BL2 is steamplay, the steam key it yielded unlocked the dlc for my pc installation of the game :)



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Posted 04 October 2013 - 01:52 PM

Daily Deal 75% off Bleed (DRM Free) - $0.99

 

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#6322 Neuro5i5

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 01:20 PM

Daily Deal 80% off Sonic Generations (Steam) - $5.99


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#6323 MysterD

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 01:35 PM

Daily Deal 80% off Sonic Generations (Steam) - $5.99

 

I already have that.

Dammit - GG needs to put some stuff on sale that I want at prices I want.


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#6324 Neuro5i5

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 01:39 PM

I already have that.
Dammit - GG needs to put some stuff on sale that I want at prices I want.


I'm telling you, they're just dolling out craptastic sales while they gear up for some bankruptcy inducing BF/Holiday glitch(s).

At least, that's my hope.
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#6325 MysterD

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 01:41 PM

I'm telling you, they're just dolling out craptastic sales while they gear up for some bankruptcy inducing BF/Holiday glitch(s).

At least, that's my hope.

 

While I do like really good sales from them (which don't seem to be happening as much as I'd like them to, these days)...

I like GG - and I don't want them to go into bankruptcy, though.


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#6326 Neuro5i5

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 01:43 PM

While I do like really good sales from them (which don't seem to be happening as much as I'd like them to, these days)...
I like GG - and I don't want them to go into bankruptcy, though.


That's OK, in order to resurrect them GMG will buy them out and relabel them as GreenManGate. The new business will have the same lackluster sales, but at least they'll provide everyone with regular 20% off vouchers.  ;)


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#6327 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 04:10 PM

That's OK, in order to resurrect them GMG will buy them out and relabel them as GreenManGate. The new business will have the same lackluster sales, but at least they'll provide everyone with regular 20% off vouchers.  ;)

I feel like there's a greater WaterGamersGate conspiracy here.

 

No vouchers, better sales.

Oops vouchers, sales turn to crap.

 

Coincidence :-k


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#6328 Detruire

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 04:59 PM

Coincidence :-k


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#6329 Neuro5i5

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 01:19 PM

Daily Deal 66% off Wargame AirLand Battle (Steam) - $13.59

Also, it looks like they actually dropped (corrected) the price on Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (Steam) - $4.95


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#6330 icedragon15

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 01:57 PM

Daily Deal 66% off Wargame AirLand Battle (Steam) - $13.59

Also, it looks like they actually dropped (corrected) the price on Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (Steam) - $4.95

Fuck u sega lol i got 7.49 i hate u allll  and well we know next salel for wargame ab will be in few months 75% off


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