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#14401 Palinn

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 03:11 PM

Thanks everyone for all of the input on TSW.  I didn't intend to start another heated debate but was thinking for $10 I might finally bite.  You people wanting TSW on Steam need to stop bringing that up and making my decision more difficult.   :D I too prefer my backlog on Steam but I don't think it matters so much with an MMO.  Maybe I am wrong.

 

In my fav WoW guild I was always a noob... well Respected Noob or ‚ÄčVeteran Noob or Noobcake. The guild leader was Head Noob.

 

 

WTF did you find decent TSW info?  I've spent a good deal of time looking and I can't find anything remotely approaching ElististJerks (WoW) quality of info/discussion.  The most I've found is that it's hard to go too wrong in TSW, and there are some weapon focus pairs that are not a good idea.

 

An entire group made up of noobs?  That is where I want to be.  I want to be a Noobcake.  

 

No I didn't find lots of information but was not really looking and didn't realize it didn't exist.  I'm so used to just Googling a game and finding lots of in depth information I just assumed something would be out there for TSW.

 

I would just like to point out that I have no clue what anyone is talking about.  I just run around in my metrosexual clothes and shotgun blast zombies in TSW. 

 

I believe I will adopt this style of game play.  I think I can pull this off.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 03:28 PM


EDIT: Oh yeah, almost spaced this. Regarding Black Mirror, there's a comment on Amazon from someone saying that, although the usual tricks and fixes (no-cd, etc) didn't solve the problems, he was able to find a patch from some Bulgarian site that did work by fixing the sound/static issue. Excellent news, but unfortunately that's all he said. No specifics to help track it down. If anyone has the slightest clue what patch he's referring to, I'm sure it'd be welcome news around here.

 

http://www.adventure...iewthread/1548/

 

Seems that some sound files are corrupted.

 

A user of that forum had a fix up on dropbox, but it is currently down.  I registered in order to contact that user, but have to wait to send a pm.



#14403 Kyroxia

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 03:58 PM

Could someone confirm whether or not Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood redeem on uPlay?

I would honestly prefer it if they did.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:12 PM

If anyone here cares, Amazon is now selling a digital code for 2400 Cartel Coins in Star Wars: The Old Republic for $19.99 plus you get an exclusive pet the Umbral Blurrg.

 

http://www.amazon.co...c/dp/B00DIIZ15A

 

*Edit: Found a picture of it: http://dulfy.net/201...ral-blurrg-pet/

 

I will probably buy it because I am addicted and because I already got the pets from Best Buy, Walmart and Europe. :-P


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#14405 DonRamon

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:16 PM

I'm somewhat impressed with the willingness to stay off-topic for so long.

 

This thread needs like a moderator 24/7, if not this always happens. Makes it hard to browse to check for worthy deals, hazardous at times if you want to avoid spoilers on a game you are looking forward to buy.

 

 

 

Could someone confirm whether or not Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood redeem on uPlay?

I would honestly prefer it if they did.

 

 

Unless they changed something,I know AC2 does, got it from Amazon around a year ago.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:18 PM

I really want to play tsw, really... But I'm planning on buying xcom (I'm a huge fan) so everything else will be backlogged. But next sale I'll get it

Btw, I don't know why, but tsw somewhat reminds me of veil of darkness. I really don't know why

 

We'll have that Firaxsis pack for $19.99 again on 7/4. It comes with Civ V Gold, XCOM, and Civ IV Complete. If you're looking for a la carte and see it super cheap somewhere I'd snag it.

 

Is there a free trial method for GW2? I'd try it myself, but the game is just too damn expensive.

Personally I don't play MMOs for the combat system normally. SWTOR, TSW, GW2, even a F2P like Mabinogi... it's all the same old active time combat that I've seen over and over again. I do like TSW's combat a lot more than others because the TPS style, high mobility, and combo system makes it fresh and clean. I've never found TSW's combat anything but smooth (SWTOR is way clunkier), but it's also not my favorite aspect of the game. Tera's combat (as flawed as people might say the game is) is way funner, but the storytelling, almost non-existent voice overs, etc really hurt it.

But yeah, I don't know. I watch GW2 combat videos and it's just a bunch of spamming the same attacks like in every MMO (including TSW). Nothing wrong with that, but I don't see what's unique and so much smoother about it. Then again, I'm not a big social player either, so if I wanted a high fantasy RPG with better combat, Divinity 2 is great...


EDIT: And I have to add... 3 hours is no time to experience TSW's combat system. Probably similar to GW2, it really matters which active abilities you use on your 7-skill set. The inner ring of abilities is only scratching the surface of abilities. There's a noticeable change in combat style between the various weapons, and there's even big differences in combat styles within the same weapons because of the massive variety of skill trees that open up loads of different skills to experiment with.

The game really encourages experimentation and combinations more than any other MMO I've seen or played. 3 hours gives you no insight into the skill trees, ability combinations, and combat system of TSW at all.

 

PM me if you want to try GW2 and I'll just give you my account info to use and try out.

 

Really would like to know if [Oh So Fine And Dandy Bundle](http://www.amazon.co...nd dandy bundle) will be coming back before the sale ends. All the games in the bundle are available, so it's difficult to understand why the bundle isn't :error: .

 

That bundle was only on sale for 1 week, I thought the time bounding was listed in the OP.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:48 PM

For those with a Uplay account:

 

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#14408 Spacepest

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:52 PM

Just bought two copies of The Secret World for my husband and myself.

 

Yeah, I would have preferred a Steam version, but its $10! I can deal with the hassle of having to remember to go to my Amazon account to download for that price.

 

Is the cash shop for this game prohibitively expensive? I have no problem buying a few items here and there, DLC,  but I ain't paying no $100 for a tshirt for my ingame character.


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:04 PM

Just fired off an email about Dark Void to the team, will let you guys know what's up.

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Hey Tony any updates on this and Dark Void Zero?

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#14410 tmwfte

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:17 PM

Hey Tony any updates on this and Dark Void Zero?

http://www.amazon.co...heapassgam08-20

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Many of the other Capcom Steam codes are also still unavailable.  And the PopCap bundle.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:20 PM

Is $7.50 a good price for Rayman Origins?

 

EDIT: Oh, wait. TAGES. Nevermind.


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#14412 stonecold259

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:24 PM

Missed GMG's Borderland deals thanks to The Secret World. The game definitely has me hooked. The quests and puzzles are superb.



#14413 Detruire

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:24 PM

Is $7.50 a good price for Rayman Origins?

 

EDIT: Oh, wait. TAGES. Nevermind.

 

It's $20 (base price) on Steam, so $5 or less would be a good price. ;)


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:28 PM

Hey Tony any updates on this and Dark Void Zero?

http://www.amazon.co...heapassgam08-20

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Just asked again, haven't heard back yet on keys :(.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:14 PM

For those with a Uplay account:

Uplay hacked, usernames and passwords stolen


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:35 PM

Yeah, I got a Uplay email today.  I don't really house much of importance on my UPlay account and I use a random password generator so I should be fine once I change it.  I do expect some sort of Oops Sony style concession though.  If they can give out their games with GPUs they sure can give me something free for compromising my info. 


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#14417 MIND LINK

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:38 PM

This thread needs like a moderator 24/7, if not this always happens. Makes it hard to browse to check for worthy deals, hazardous at times if you want to avoid spoilers on a game you are looking forward to buy.

 

Unless they changed something,I know AC2 does, got it from Amazon around a year ago.

 

 

Message boards tend to 373042_545026925548700_1405867280_q.jpg when they're fraught with stiffs.

 

POST #1 IS PERFECT FOR SOCIOPATHS.


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#14418 Kyroxia

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:40 PM

Yeah, I got a Uplay email today.  I don't really house much of importance on my UPlay account and I use a random password generator so I should be fine once I change it.  I do expect some sort of Oops Sony style concession though.  If they can give out their games with GPUs they sure can give me something free for compromising my info. 

Agreed, I don't think Ubisoft is in any kind of financial state that they can afford to handle this badly and lose more customers than they already will.  Hopefully they will at least give us something like a 2 week window to choose one of their less expensive/older games for free.

Also I would still like confirmation as to whether or not Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood can be activated on Uplay.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:48 PM

Message boards tend to 373042_545026925548700_1405867280_q.jpg when they're fraught with stiffs.

 

POST #1 IS PERFECT FOR SOCIOPATHS.

Lol what? Why is post 1 crazytown?

 

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:55 PM

If anyone here cares, Amazon is now selling a digital code for 2400 Cartel Coins in Star Wars: The Old Republic for $19.99 plus you get an exclusive pet the Umbral Blurrg.
 
http://www.amazon.co...c/dp/B00DIIZ15A
 
*Edit: Found a picture of it: http://dulfy.net/201...ral-blurrg-pet/

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I will probably buy it because I am addicted and because I already got the pets from Best Buy, Walmart and Europe. :-P


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#14421 Detruire

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:57 PM

Yeah, I got a Uplay email today.  I don't really house much of importance on my UPlay account and I use a random password generator so I should be fine once I change it.  I do expect some sort of Oops Sony style concession though.  If they can give out their games with GPUs they sure can give me something free for compromising my info. 

 

Conversely, I'd be surprised if they did anything more than send out a "Sorry" email or some crappy coupon code..


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:01 PM

Because everyone wants another post about TSW....

 

I received this email message today.  Fairy timely since some new people may have just bought the game from Amazon.

 

 
We are excited to invite you to celebrate the one year anniversary of The Secret World! Starting on Wednesday the 3rd of July at 12:00 CET / 6 AM EST and lasting until the 8th of July at 12:00 CET / 6 AM EST you can enjoy the following:
 
THE GUARDIANS OF GAIA
Gather your friends and take on huge monsters that are appearing all across the lands. Defeat them for sweet rewards! Everyone can join these epic fights!
 
30% DISCOUNT TO THE ITEM STORE
Everything except Membership and Packs is available at 30% discount to everyone!
 
MASSIVE BONUSES
You will get to enjoy one exclusive bonus every day throughout the celebration, such as Double XP, Double Ability Point and Double Skill Points!
 
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Everyone who logs during the celebration can claim a free flare gun! All Members and Grandmasters also get a unique t-shirt with the number 1 on it.


#14423 MIND LINK

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:01 PM

Lol what? Why is post 1 crazytown?

 

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:02 PM

Conversely, I'd be surprised if they did anything more than send out a "Sorry" email or some crappy coupon code..

Yeah, not that many people use Uplay so the backlash isn't that big. For Sony, it's an entirely different story.. a lot of people use PSN so it was understandable why they gave out free games.

 

Most Ubisoft will do is probably a coupon code.



#14425 Palinn

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:02 PM

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Hey Tony is it possible for you to get a Steam version of this bundle?  Amazon's also includes Gathering of Power so of course I would rather buy it from you.  With Steam keys.  On sale.   ;)

 

http://www.amazon.co...heapassgam08-20

http://store.steampo...d.com/sub/8431/

 

I see Paddington you still has have not loaded a picture.  You can't be all that busy doing other things.   :D



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:20 PM

Hey Tony is it possible for you to get a Steam version of this bundle?  Amazon's also includes Gathering of Power so of course I would rather buy it from you.  With Steam keys.  On sale.   ;)

 

http://www.amazon.co...heapassgam08-20

http://store.steampo...d.com/sub/8431/

 

I see Paddington you still has have not loaded a picture.  You can't be all that busy doing other things.   :D

 

I'll ask about the Spectromancer :).

 

Sorry about the picture I keep forgetting, here are a couple:

 

http://i.imgur.com/7ELyq6o.jpg

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Here's one of me and mom as well:

 

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:33 PM

Wow, Tony, I pictured you as an early-20s Tony Danza lookalike.

 

 

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:35 PM

Wow, Tony, I pictured you as an early-20s Tony Danza lookalike.

 

 

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There's far less contention as to whether or not DVG Tony is, in fact, the boss.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:39 PM

Double trouble.

 

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:40 PM

There's far less contention as to whether or not DVG Tony is, in fact, the boss.

 

 

Wow, Tony, I pictured you as an early-20s Tony Danza lookalike.

 

 

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Lol thanks :). Late 20's (28 as of May) and look more like this than The Boss:

 

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