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GOG Deals Thread: GOG's 6th Birthday Sale Ongoing (Year 3 games on sale, Alone in the Dark, Dungeon Keeper 2, etc)

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#331 Alien Spider

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 06:53 PM

Awesome, picked up all three Legacy of Kain games included in the sale!

#332 GlassDarkly

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 06:58 PM

Does anybody know if the Kain games or Pandemonium or the Tomb Raider games work with a controller?

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 07:00 PM

Does anybody know if the Kain games or Pandemonium or the Tomb Raider games work with a controller?


Even if they don't, a program like Joy2Key makes a controller work with anything. ;)

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#334 DWulf

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 07:18 PM

Awesome! Picked up the Thief trilogy - might go back for more. Now if they put Sierra games on sale, I'll pick up the Krondor games, and I'll be ecstatic.

#335 spoderman

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 08:05 PM

Fantastic deal on Anachronox. This is the first time it's been discounted on GOG, if you have any interest in it, buy it now. Grabbed it and Pandemonium, still wondering if I should get the Tomb Raider and Kain series.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 08:13 PM

Fantastic deal on Anachronox. This is the first time it's been discounted on GOG, if you have any interest in it, buy it now. Grabbed it and Pandemonium, still wondering if I should get the Tomb Raider and Kain series.


Is there a reason to grab the GoG version if I have the original retail version?

#337 Idiotekque

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 10:24 PM

Thanks for updating the thread, zoozilla.

Title updated. Not sure what to grab here... I have no money!

Terraria - $1 (Steam),  X3: Terran Conflict - $2 (Steam)Fable: The Lost Chapters - $2 (Steam)

 

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#338 MysterD

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 10:42 PM

In for Anachronox.

#339 Idiotekque

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:12 AM

In for Anachronox.

Decided to grab it too. If all else fails, it was $2.39 and my mom my enjoy it, lol.

Terraria - $1 (Steam),  X3: Terran Conflict - $2 (Steam)Fable: The Lost Chapters - $2 (Steam)

 

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#340 Blade

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:16 AM

The Thief series is really awesome. It's the ancestor of Assassin's Creed, and in many ways I prefer it. It's dated, but the stealth elements and strategic gameplay are superb. If you don't already have it, buy it.

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#341 DWulf

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:20 AM

The Thief series is really awesome. It's the ancestor of Assassin's Creed, and in many ways I prefer it. It's dated, but the stealth elements and strategic gameplay are superb. If you don't already have it, buy it.


I need to go back and find all the fan-made missions that I have for Thief - some of those were amazing.

#342 TheLongshot

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:35 AM

Fantastic deal on Anachronox. This is the first time it's been discounted on GOG, if you have any interest in it, buy it now. Grabbed it and Pandemonium, still wondering if I should get the Tomb Raider and Kain series.


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#343 Thrakker

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 12:43 AM

I wonder why Blood Omen 2 isn't on sale. It's one of the few S-E games not on sale. The others that aren't on sale were all recent releases on GOG.

#344 Foxhack

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 12:50 AM

Blood Omen 2, Startopia, Urban Chaos and Gangsters came out less than a month ago. It's kinda soon for them to go on sale.

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#345 MysterD

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 12:54 AM

If you have Thief 2, make sure you get the NEW Unofficial Patch 1.19...
If you have Thief 1, make sure you get the newest TFix (that uses T2 Patch 1.19 namely for the New Dark Engine).

You really need these to run the game stable and solid on modern systems at high-res's and to keep the game from acting up, crashing, or any other madness for God knows what reason...

#346 rapsodist

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 01:01 AM

If you have Thief 2, make sure you get the NEW Unofficial Patch 1.19...
If you have Thief 1, make sure you get the newest TFix (that uses T2 Patch 1.19 namely for the New Dark Engine).

You really need these to run the game stable and solid on modern systems at high-res's and to keep the game from acting up, crashing, or any other madness for God knows what reason...


Is this something that's necessary even for GOG's version of the games? I thought they update their versions of the games to stay current.

#347 MysterD

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 01:10 AM

Is this something that's necessary even for GOG's version of the games? I thought they update their versions of the games to stay current.


I honestly can't speak on GOG Version - since I have the OLD versions of T1 and T2 from Retail; and System Shock 2 (another Dark Engine game).
Maybe someone else can speak on that...?

Seriously - those Old Dark Engine games (T1, T2, and SS2) can be a ROYAL pain to get going and keep going stable; especially on modern hardware.

The New Dark Engine (that T2 Unofficial Patch 1.19 introduced, SS2 Patch 2.24 introduced, and TFFix V 1.11 introduced into T1) basically fixed any sort of oddness from sound issues, also added support for Open AL, stops crashes, allow NEW high-res support, uses a new renderer for the FMV's, and all kinds of other stuff - so it runs nice on modern systems.

#348 DWulf

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 01:56 AM

If you get Thief 1 or 2, you should also check out the fan made missions at http://www.thief-thecircle.com/

Some of those missions are awesome.

#349 DRM-Free

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 02:01 AM

Personally, I'm surprised by how much I spent. I picked up the three Legacy of Kain titles as well as Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness. (Don't look at me like that; I always wanted to play the Tomb Raider that got Core Design shut down.)

As always, DRM-Free. I'd say that's not bad at all for under $12.

#350 Idiotekque

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 02:54 AM

I find that out of all my purchases, I tend to regret GOG ones the least, lol.

Terraria - $1 (Steam),  X3: Terran Conflict - $2 (Steam)Fable: The Lost Chapters - $2 (Steam)

 

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#351 AMillsy

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 04:47 AM

I already bought Anachronox a while back. Snag it if you haven't.

Full disclosure, my uncle is Tom Hall, creator of this game and thus my Keen avatar (from his id days). I'm very biased...but I love this game. Great voice acting, great writing...just a great game. It's really an adventure game disguised as an RPG according to Tom.

#352 Severose

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 05:01 AM

I already bought Anachronox a while back. Snag it if you haven't.

Full disclosure, my uncle is Tom Hall, creator of this game and thus my Keen avatar (from his id days). I'm very biased...but I love this game. Great voice acting, great writing...just a great game. It's really an adventure game disguised as an RPG according to Tom.


You didn't even get it for free!?

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#353 Bosamba

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:04 PM

60% off sale prices valid until Tuesday Ocober 9 at 3:59 AM GMT.

http://www.gog.com/e...promo_05_10_12/

GABRIEL KNIGHT: SINS OF THE FATHERS
$2.39
GABRIEL KNIGHT 2: THE BEAST WITHIN
$2.39
GABRIEL KNIGHT 3: BLOOD OF THE SACRED, BLOOD OF THE DAMNED
$2.39
INTERSTATE '76 ARSENAL, THE
$2.39
INTERSTATE '82
$2.39
ZEUS + POSEIDON (ACROPOLIS)
$3.99
CAESAR 3
$2.39
PHARAOH + CLEOPATRA
$3.99
VAMPIRE THE MASQUERADE - REDEMPTION
$2.39
QUEST FOR GLORY 1-5
$3.99
BETRAYAL AT KRONDOR PACK
$2.39
RETURN TO KRONDOR
$2.39
PHANTASMAGORIA
$3.99
PHANTASMAGORIA 2
$2.39
CALL TO POWER 2
$2.39
KING'S QUEST 1+2+3
$3.99
KING'S QUEST 4+5+6
$3.99
KING'S QUEST 7+8
$3.99
POLICE QUEST 1+2+3+4
$3.99
POLICE QUEST: SWAT 1+2
$3.99
SPACE QUEST 1+2+3
$3.99
SPACE QUEST 4+5+6
$3.99
ARCANUM: OF STEAMWORKS AND MAGICK OBSCURA
$2.39
SWAT 3: TACTICAL GAME OF THE YEAR EDITION
$3.99
DARK REIGN + EXPANSION
$3.99
DARK REIGN 2
$2.39
TORIN'S PASSAGE
$2.39
ZORK ANTHOLOGY, THE
$2.39
RETURN TO ZORK
$2.39
ZORK NEMESIS: THE FORBIDDEN LANDS
$2.39
ZORK: GRAND INQUISITOR
$2.39

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#354 Bosamba

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:08 PM

I already bought Anachronox a while back. Snag it if you haven't.

Full disclosure, my uncle is Tom Hall, creator of this game and thus my Keen avatar (from his id days). I'm very biased...but I love this game. Great voice acting, great writing...just a great game. It's really an adventure game disguised as an RPG according to Tom.


Tell your uncle I helped Kickstart his new RPG. I hope they reach their goal so they can make two of them.
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Interested in a PC game but not sure if your rig can run it? Go here http://www.systemreq...tslab.com/cyri/

#355 spoderman

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:15 PM

So uh.. which out of the Activision titles are must haves?

#356 MysterD

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:46 PM

So uh.. which out of the Activision titles are must haves?


If you liked the old Fallout 1 & 2 classics (turn-based, party-based strategic-style RPG)...
ARCANUM!

Arcanum is SEVERELY underrated.
Arcanum is a mix of steampunk, Industrial Era, Victorian era & medieval-fantasy.

Make sure you turn-off Real-Time Mode, unless you got a fast character. Or, you'll NEVER have a chance.
Throw it into classic Turn-Based Mode - so it plays fair and plays like Fallout 1 & 2.

Though, it's a Troika Game, which are usually quite buggy...
...so make sure you do get the newest Unofficial Patch from DrogBlackTooth.

EDIT:
Arcanum has a very unique soundtrack and is one of the best game-soundtracks I've ever heard.

#357 MrshllJcb

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 03:33 PM

That's awesome about your uncle creating commander keen. I seriously spent so much time with that game, just popping around on the pogo stick all the time while I was a young kid. I was actually just talking to someone about that game (and the XFL for some odd reason) the other day.

Now on topic... which is the best Thief game to get now? I wont have time to play all of them so id rather take a suggestion about which is best. Also are there any texture or graphics mods for any of then that will work with Windows 7?

#358 spoderman

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 03:42 PM

If you liked the old Fallout 1 & 2 classics (turn-based, party-based strategic-style RPG)...
ARCANUM!

Arcanum is SEVERELY underrated.
Arcanum is a mix of steampunk, Industrial Era, Victorian era & medieval-fantasy.

Make sure you turn-off Real-Time Mode, unless you got a fast character. Or, you'll NEVER have a chance.
Throw it into classic Turn-Based Mode - so it plays fair and plays like Fallout 1 & 2.

Though, it's a Troika Game, which are usually quite buggy...
...so make sure you do get the newest Unofficial Patch from DrogBlackTooth.

EDIT:
Arcanum has a very unique soundtrack and is one of the best game-soundtracks I've ever heard.


Alright, I'll probably buy Arcanum. What about the other games?

#359 Drabelincoln

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 04:07 PM

Alright, I'll probably buy Arcanum. What about the other games?


I'm a sucker for adventure games. I'll be buying all the Gabriel knight games.

#360 MysterD

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 04:31 PM

Alright, I'll probably buy Arcanum. What about the other games?


That's the only one I really played & have out of the club.

I do have VTM: Redemption from GOG (and I've had it for a while, too) - but I ain't even played it yet...





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