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The Steam Deal Thread V6. We're all pumped for CAG 3.0!


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#12841 Idiotekque

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:44 PM

Street Fighter Alpha 3? Awesome game, so many characters, so much to it... I don't know how the newer one could compete with that.

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#12842 juanjava

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:47 PM

Street Fighter Alpha 3? Awesome game, so many characters, so much to it... I don't know how the newer one could compete with that.


I only played Alpha 1...

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:01 AM

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#12844 Idiotekque

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:02 AM

Dunno. I still prefer Super Street Fighter 2 on the SNES to the new ones, lol.

I'm someone who's generally against the graphics of the new Street Fighters. High quality spriting is a dying art, that's why I'm stoked that Guilty Gear X2 #Reload is on sale on GOG for $2.39. :D

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#12845 aShufflinZombie

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:05 AM

I have too big of a backlog. Can you guys help a fellow CAG out by deciding which game I should play?

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#12846 Needles-Kane

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:09 AM

Nice deal on Dead Rising 2. If you buy both DR2 and DR2 OTR, the price is about the same as Steam's was during the winter sale, but it'll be missing the DLC.

Lost Planet 2 is tempting, but I'm not sure if it's worth it.


What was the combo price for the Winter Sale? Can't believe I missed it. But from what people said, it doesn't seem too important to have both DR2 and OTR. I'm thinking of going OTR just for the un-restricted sandbox.

#12847 RollingSkull

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:10 AM

I have too big of a backlog. Can you guys help a fellow CAG out by deciding which game I should play?

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Throw a dart at all of those games you have only spent 0.3-2hours on and you have about a 60% shot of hitting something I would tell you to finish right away.
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#12848 Idiotekque

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:10 AM

What was the combo price for the Winter Sale? Can't believe I missed it. But from what people said, it doesn't seem too important to have both DR2 and OTR. I'm thinking of going OTR just for the un-restricted sandbox.

Both games, all DLC for $9.99. It was the very definition of an anomaly in Capcom sales.


EDIT: You're in luck.

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

 

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#12849 Needles-Kane

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:15 AM

Both games, all DLC for $9.99. It was the very definition of an anomaly in Capcom sales.


Wow, that is bizaare, thanks. I guess if OTR and DR2 are so similar I feel alright getting OTR for $6 with 4 in my pocket for something else. Though it makes me a little concerned with how problematic the game seems from the Steam forums though.

#12850 aShufflinZombie

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:15 AM

Throw a dart at all of those games you have only spent 0.3-2hours on and you have about a 60% shot of hitting something I would tell you to finish right away.


Do I own any games that are short? Like finish in 4 hours short?

#12851 Flowette

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:18 AM

I have too big of a backlog. Can you guys help a fellow CAG out by deciding which game I should play?

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You haven't played Arkham Asylum?

FO' SHAME.

#12852 Idiotekque

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:19 AM

Wow, that is bizaare, thanks. I guess if OTR and DR2 are so similar I feel alright getting OTR for $6 with 4 in my pocket for something else. Though it makes me a little concerned with how problematic the game seems from the Steam forums though.

Yeah, that's not a bad idea. OTR sounds better because it has the photography system while DR2 doesn't, and since the DLC doesn't seem that big of a deal, it's a good purchase to just grab OTR.

I'm picky though and just want everything, lol.

You haven't played Arkham Asylum?

FO' SHAME.

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#12853 asheskitty

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:22 AM

Dunno. I still prefer Super Street Fighter 2 on the SNES to the new ones, lol.

I'm someone who's generally against the graphics of the new Street Fighters. High quality spriting is a dying art, that's why I'm stoked that Guilty Gear X2 #Reload is on sale on GOG for $2.39. :D

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This! I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one who hates the SFIV graphics.

Wow, that is bizaare, thanks. I guess if OTR and DR2 are so similar I feel alright getting OTR for $6 with 4 in my pocket for something else. Though it makes me a little concerned with how problematic the game seems from the Steam forums though.



I don't know the complaints on the steam forums. OTR2 runs okay/fine on my venerable Phenom II X3 720 BE @ 3.2GHz & GTX 260, I think I dropped the AA to 4x (maybe 2x) MSAA to improve my framerate.

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#12854 Jugglenaut

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:27 AM

Do I own any games that are short? Like finish in 4 hours short?


VVVVVV can be completed in less than 2 hours. It's a cakewalk. Enjoy it.

#12855 Bloodbooger

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:28 AM

Dunno. I still prefer Super Street Fighter 2 on the SNES to the new ones, lol.

I'm someone who's generally against the graphics of the new Street Fighters. High quality spriting is a dying art, that's why I'm stoked that Guilty Gear X2 #Reload is on sale on GOG for $2.39. :D

It even has traps!


Holy crap! Thanks! I had no idea this was even available on PC.

#12856 aShufflinZombie

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:31 AM

Thanks for the input. I probably play VVVVVV and then Arkham Asylum.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:46 AM

Throw a dart at all of those games you have only spent 0.3-2hours on and you have about a 60% shot of hitting something I would tell you to finish right away.

This sounds like a fun game to play with one's PS2 library.

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#12858 Mooby

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:14 AM

There's really no point in buying DR2 -- just get OTR. I got it because the pack was $10 with the OTR DLC (which is probably superfluous, anyway). If that 20% off promo stacks then $6 for OTR is the better deal.

#12859 Broken Cage

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:18 AM

I have too big of a backlog. Can you guys help a fellow CAG out by deciding which game I should play?

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Portal (Short game)
Half-Life (Have you really not played this?)
BioShock
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Borderlands
Left 4 Dead 2 (Easily broken up into chapters)
Assassin's Creed II
The Darkness II (Short game)
Assassin's Creed Revelations
The Elder Scrolls (Both of the ones you have)

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#12860 evildeadjedi

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:36 AM

You haven't played Arkham Asylum?

FO' SHAME.


Flow, maybe they played it on consoles and double dipped (like many) or tripled dipped (like me :-s).
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#12861 mjontrix

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:51 AM

This sounds like a fun game to play with one's PS2 library.

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The second one isn't as good as the first one :)


So, is it the same case as with lost planet 2? Can you even get the first one on Steam?

#12862 plft

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:58 AM

The second one isn't as good as the first one :)


So, is it the same case as with lost planet 2? Can you even get the first one on Steam?

According to the big activation list on steam support, you can activate it.

Lost Planet: Extreme Condition CD Keys in this format: 1AB2C-D3FGH-456I7-JK8LM-NOP9Q
Lost Planet: Colonies Edition CD Keys are not accepted on Steam

However I don't know where to buy it from unless you want to get it retail, which may or may not be used.
And for some reason I didn't think it was on Steam.

#12863 Jugglenaut

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:59 AM

The second one isn't as good as the first one :)


So, is it the same case as with lost planet 2? Can you even get the first one on Steam?


There are two versions of the first available on steam. No idea what the difference is.

#12864 Cheaplikeafox OS X

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:00 AM

http://store.steampo...com/app/227580/

Anybody play that? Looks like bundle fodder, but looks like it might be entertaining.

#12865 Financial Panther

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:09 AM

This sounds like a fun game to play with one's PS2 library.

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DMC 2 is AWFUL! Don't bother (but, if you do play it, just press square to win). play DMC 3 instead. (in fact, play it twice than play 2)

#12866 juanjava

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:15 AM

DMC 2 is AWFUL! Don't bother (but, if you do play it, just press square to win). play DMC 3 instead. (in fact, play it twice than play 2)


Wasn't DMC 3 one of the most difficult games of all times? I only played DMC 2 back then (don't know if a bad game, only played an hour or so and was VERY boring)... and just bought DMC 4 from GMG... that one is GREAT. I should try DMC 3 after ;)

#12867 aShufflinZombie

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:19 AM

I have completed some games on 360/ps3 so yeah I should've said that earlier.

#12868 RollingSkull

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:22 AM

There's really no point in buying DR2 -- just get OTR. I got it because the pack was $10 with the OTR DLC (which is probably superfluous, anyway). If that 20% off promo stacks then $6 for OTR is the better deal.


I remain of the opinion that DR2 is a better experience because DR2's plot is better. And sandbox mode has no value to me because the basic zombie killing in DR isn't worth sticking around for. It's the challenge of the time limit that makes the game worth it to me. Plus, the added zone and bosses and one reworked boss just aren't good enough to make up for the loss of that good boss.

But the games are TOO similar, such that it's practically pointless to play them both.
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#12869 Mighty Tor

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:40 AM

http://store.steampo...com/app/227580/

Anybody play that? Looks like bundle fodder, but looks like it might be entertaining.


Actually just spent the last 5 or so hours with it. It's probably bundle fodder but looking at it, thought it would scratch an itch I had at that particular moment, and it did.

It's a little bit Chuzzle a little bit Puzzle Quest but much more manic than either. The game is essentially grinding away in the dungeon until you build up enough gold/wood/stone to continue your upgrades and get further in. Long before I finished upgrading my armor I had a run that came up with 9.7 million so I figured it should be a cakewalk to finish at that point, but I still haven't managed to get the 10 million needed to finish the game. The end game is very much a matter of just getting a lucky run plus a good board which can end up being mildly frustrating but it really doesn't get in the way of the addictiveness.

That's the thing with it, since each run only lasts a couple minutes, there's a very strong "One more run" aspect which can easily make the hours disappear on you. You're always just a couple runs away from the next upgrade, and once you've finished all your upgrades, it's just one more try to finish the game.

It will probably show up in a bundle at some point, but if it looks like something you want to play right now, I'd say it's worth it for the price. Gave me a solid day's entertainment so far, and I still need to settle in and get that final run to clear the game at some point.

#12870 Broken Cage

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 04:26 AM

Wasn't DMC 3 one of the most difficult games of all times? I only played DMC 2 back then (don't know if a bad game, only played an hour or so and was VERY boring)... and just bought DMC 4 from GMG... that one is GREAT. I should try DMC 3 after ;)


Not if you get the special edition. It's much much much easier than the original DMC3. I raced through DMC3 so I could lead right into DMC4, and oops, it's a prequel. It's still definitely worth playing.

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