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


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#1831 DarenDF

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:05 PM

Torchlight II for %50 off is a flash deal.

#1832 imac2much

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

Haha, I never knew there was a game in the Divinity series called "Divine Divinity." I hope this title was created tongue-in-cheek. Maybe Dishonored's sequel can be "Dishonorable Dishonor."
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#1833 Sir_Fragalot

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

New deals up.

Divinity Series
Orcs Must Die Series
Torchlight Series

So I own Divinity 2, OMD 1&2 and Torchlight 1&2

Well waiting till Dailies start :lol:
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#1834 Naked Snake Eyes

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

I have a friend looking for Torchlight 2, I think I'll recommend he wait for a daily deal in case it's a little cheaper.

#1835 jshackles

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:09 PM

Haha, I never knew there was a game in the Divinity series called "Divine Divinity." I hope this title was created tongue-in-cheek. Maybe Dishonored's sequel can be "Dishonorable Dishonor."


Actually, I believe Divine Divinity (the first game in the series) is the best of all of them. The pack is a good price, but $2.99 for the first game is a steal. Unless of course you got it from GOG a few months back for $0.01.

#1836 dfg

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:09 PM

Orcs Must Die! is a great series. Was a mistake playing it right after Borderlands, though—weren't there any other damned voice actors?!
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#1837 Neuro5i5

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:11 PM

I'm hosting a TL2 4-Pack if anyone wants in...

#1838 HisDivineOrder

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:13 PM

Meh, that "Community's Choice" isn't a choice at all. Half-Life 2, Bioshock, and GTA:VC have all been on sale a bajillion times. I own them all. I imagine everyone owns them all.

So which one do I vote for?

Meh. I guess I'll just pick the one I think is the best game... Bioshock again...

#1839 hal

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:13 PM

Torchlight II for %50 off is a flash deal.


It's been cheaper, unfortunately.

Orcs Must Die Franchise for 75% off seems to be one of the better deals so far.

HL2, BioShock, Vice City Community Vote Deals?? Really Valve??? Beating dead horses?

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#1840 lupe guillotine

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:14 PM

Well I bought Devil May Cry 4 from Green Man Gaming with that coupon floating around.

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#1841 Motoki

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:16 PM

Kind of disappointed the Forge got the community vote, but bring on the new daily deals!



Yeah I mean there's one indie game that I know is good and another that looks interesting and yet the unwashed masses pick the generic MMO. Good one.

I have a friend looking for Torchlight 2, I think I'll recommend he wait for a daily deal in case it's a little cheaper.



It was that price for the Fall sale last month and it's a fairly recent game still. I think that price is the end of the line for now.

I don't think we'll see 75% off until 2013. Also I don't think the Flash deals generally tend to get undercut later with a daily. I think that's just the lowest it will go.

4 pack is not a bad idea though. Cuts another $2.50 off.

#1842 Broken Cage

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:17 PM

Meh, that "Community's Choice" isn't a choice at all. Half-Life 2, Bioshock, and GTA:VC have all been on sale a bajillion times. I own them all. I imagine everyone owns them all.

So which one do I vote for?

Meh. I guess I'll just pick the one I think is the best game... Bioshock again...


If Bioshock wins, I'll at least buy a copy for my girlfriend's laptop. I've already got three copies of Vice City, and two copies of Half-Life 2.

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#1843 DarenDF

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:18 PM

It's been cheaper, unfortunately.

Orcs Must Die Franchise for 75% off seems to be one of the better deals so far.

HL2, BioShock, Vice City Community Vote Deals?? Really Valve??? Beating dead horses?

It has? I bought it when it was a daily during the last big sale and it was only 50% off then too.

#1844 spoderman

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:18 PM

It's been cheaper, unfortunately.


Since when? I've never seen TL2 cheaper

#1845 Neuro5i5

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:18 PM

If Bioshock wins, I'll at least buy a copy for my girlfriend's laptop. I've already got three copies of Vice City, and two copies of Half-Life 2.


But it's already $2.50 ($4.99 for 1 & 2) on Amazon.

#1846 Broken Cage

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:21 PM

I was disappointed and frustrated with Dishonored. I'm not saying it's a bad game, but I bought it for the stealth and coming off Hitman, the stealth in Dishonored sucks, I feel. I gave up and bought Far Cry 3, will go back to Dis. later.

I also didn't like that if you die it reloads the last save and you lose any side progress you may have made such as collecting items or ammo or whatever. A lot of games will reset the mission you're on but keep your collectible progress. I found this really frustrating, at least it allows quicksaves but I don't always remember to use them.



I haven't touched Hitman yet. I still need to finish Blood Money before I can allow myself to move onto Absolution.

The Stealth in Dishonored just comes down to Dark Vision and Blink for me. Dark Vision to spot them, Blink to reach them, choke out and hide the body. I more love it for the immersion of the world and the characters. Although I try to stealth, I'm not above grabbing my pistol and mowing people down when I get caught, so it just doesn't effect me as badly as it might bother someone going purely for stealth.

Also, I feel like Dishonored gives you opportunities to play intelligently or recklessly and still have success. If I was a more patient person, I could get through without killing anyone, but I'm not, so occasionally I have to knife someone in the throat, but I still find meaningful progression in the level.

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#1847 jshackles

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:22 PM

But it's already $2.50 ($4.99 for 1 & 2) on Amazon.


Exactly - this community choice thing is retarded and only goes to expose the "heard" mentality. If Bioshock 1 goes 75% off, it'll be $4.99 - the same price you can pay right now on Amazon to have both Bioshock 1 and 2 as Steam redeemable codes.

#1848 Broken Cage

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:23 PM

But it's already $2.50 ($4.99 for 1 & 2) on Amazon.



Good sir, I was not aware. Thank you.

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#1849 Flowette

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:24 PM

How much is Devil May Cry 4 on the GMG US store? It's showing as £1.69 for me, or £1.18 with the coupon. That's ridiculous. I don't even want it and I'm buying it.

#1850 monkeysez

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:24 PM

Sure I'm in.

#1851 hal

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:26 PM

Since when? I've never seen TL2 cheaper


Pretty sure Gamefly had it for a little less.

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#1852 Neuro5i5

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:29 PM

Good sir, I was not aware. Thank you.


Be sure to select the correct one as there is a mixed DRM version on Amazon as well. This is the Steam only version. They also have Bioshock 1/2 budled with Spec Ops and Duke Nukem in their own separate bundles.

#1853 Broken Cage

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

Exactly - this community choice thing is retarded and only goes to expose the "heard" mentality. If Bioshock 1 goes 75% off, it'll be $4.99 - the same price you can pay right now on Amazon to have both Bioshock 1 and 2 as Steam redeemable codes.



I'll argue that it's more about putting possibilities in your head. I wasn't actively searching for Bioshock to be on sale, I already own it. It wasn't until Steam listed it as one of three options that I said, "Well, I can't use Vice City or Half-Life 2, but maybe Bioshock would be good for my girlfriend to play..."

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#1854 spoderman

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:31 PM

Pretty sure Gamefly had it for a little less.


I don't think it has been. Either way, Gamefly hasn't beaten the 4 pack price.. because there is no 4 pack on Gamefly.

If you join a group buy it'll end up being $7.50, which is better than any price Gamefly has ever had.

#1855 Detruire

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:34 PM

What are people's opinions on the Introversion Bundle and Dungeons of Dredmor? I started buying PC games earlier this year and wasn't around for the Humble Introversion Bundle, and figure these games won't get bundled again.

I liked Uplink and Defcon despite not being very good at either. Keep in mind, however, that they've been in a HiB a while back so you may be able to find a cheap key.

There's no way that Torchlight II will be 75% off. It's currently 25% off, and they never go from 25% to 75% on sales, usually flash/deal of the day stuff is double the base percent off only. I doubt you can even hope for a 66% off.

I was expecting 50% off, but - like I said - unless the discount is 75% or more off I won't be buying it.

#1856 zillionandnine

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:35 PM

I'll argue that it's more about putting possibilities in your head. I wasn't actively searching for Bioshock to be on sale, I already own it. It wasn't until Steam listed it as one of three options that I said, "Well, I can't use Vice City or Half-Life 2, but maybe Bioshock would be good for my girlfriend to play..."


Yep. When I saw hl2 up for voting, I thought...ooh! If that wins, I can get that to add to the pile of games I wanna give to my sister when she gets a gaming PC (which, hopefully, is soon).

#1857 Genocidal

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:35 PM

How much is Devil May Cry 4 on the GMG US store? It's showing as £1.69 for me, or £1.18 with the coupon. That's ridiculous. I don't even want it and I'm buying it.

$6.79, which comes out to 4.76 after voucher. GMG sure has been generous to their home country as of late.
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#1858 Bulkoth

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:36 PM

What is the best any one has seen Dead Rising 2: Off the Record for? I'm hoping to get it for < $10 to play it coop with a buddy and was wondering if the current 50% off $15 is as low as it is likely to go?

#1859 Detruire

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:40 PM

What is the best any one has seen Dead Rising 2: Off the Record for? I'm hoping to get it for < $10 to play it coop with a buddy and was wondering if the current 50% off $15 is as low as it is likely to go?

The #1 rule of Steam sales: If it's not a daily/flash/community deal - wait 'till the last day to buy it.

#1860 DarenDF

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:41 PM

What is the best any one has seen Dead Rising 2: Off the Record for? I'm hoping to get it for < $10 to play it coop with a buddy and was wondering if the current 50% off $15 is as low as it is likely to go?

I got it for $10 during the summer sale.