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Impulse Deal of the Day - X3 Gold 75% off

#1 TheKbob   Rock On, Duder CAGiversary!   1412 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

Posted 22 November 2010 - 11:37 AM

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X3 Gold Edition now the daily deal for 11/22/2010. 75% off original price setting it at $6.25.


X3 Terran Conflict: 77.91%
X3 Reunion: 73.89%


Any thoughts on the title? I never really tried many 4X and/or Space Sim games.

#2 PenguinJim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   628 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 November 2010 - 11:55 AM

A definite bargain in my opinion, you can get a lot of mileage out of the X games if you put in a bit of effort, and these latest ones are quite beautiful. However, it's largely not worth having both titles as they're extremely similar.

The retail key for Terran Conflict activates in Steam, by the way. I picked up a copy of X3: TC on eBay about two months ago for $5 delivered, and just whacked the key into Steam. Could help someone willing to save a few pennies by waiting a few days.

I'm not sure if Impulse will provide a CD key, but I would expect them to, and it should work in Steam just fine.

Also, check out the modding community! :)

#3 Hydro2Oxide   Shazbot! CAGiversary!   4773 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  


Posted 22 November 2010 - 01:30 PM

I keep hearing good things but I'm not sure if it'll be my cup of tea. Is combat more like EvE online or Freelancer?

#4 2DMention   Cyberpunk CAGiversary!   3842 Posts   Joined 15.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 November 2010 - 02:12 PM

I read this thinking it meant "Xbox 360 Gold for 75% off"

#5 DarenDF   Don't Do this CAGiversary!   1824 Posts   Joined 14.4 Years Ago  

Posted 22 November 2010 - 03:38 PM

Man I've been dying to get this game, I might have to bite on this deal.

#6 z3razerviper  


Posted 22 November 2010 - 03:52 PM

Just tried activating on steam and its a no go.

#7 Jerakon   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   44 Posts   Joined 16.5 Years Ago  

Posted 22 November 2010 - 04:29 PM

Pretty fun game(s). Lots of options and a great modding community. There's a number of mods out there to increase the amount of conflict going on in the universe and give the game more of a combat focus for those who want it.

#8 DarenDF   Don't Do this CAGiversary!   1824 Posts   Joined 14.4 Years Ago  

Posted 22 November 2010 - 06:41 PM

Ended up buying this, just waiting for the download. :( probably won't get to play it much with finals starting to be a pressing matter next week. Still thanks OP.

#9 bitter1961   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   151 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  


Posted 23 November 2010 - 06:12 PM

X3 Gold deal ended, today's deal is Total Annihilation for 50% off... which is the same price it has been ever since the Thanksgiving sale started.

Seems odd that some of their daily deals would just be highlighting a currently on-going sale price, but I guess that means this list of upcoming daily deals from their Impulse Now! client might be real:

Dragon Age looks like the only surprise on the list, it would be $25 for the ultimate edition if it's true. That's the order they're in on the servers, so assuming they go in that order, Dragon Age will land on Sunday. Of course, these might just be placeholders that they plan on updating before they leave the office for the holiday, or they might have further images at a different location. We'll have to wait to see.

#10 Nyxaz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   336 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 November 2010 - 07:46 PM

Well for those of you that got X3, I recommend just skipping reunion and playing TC. TC has a lot better interface, and is still getting patched and improved. Lots of mods out there as well.

#11 vherub   x CAGiversary!   3441 Posts   Joined 17.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 November 2010 - 05:42 PM

dragon age ultimate for $25 is on: