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#3901 Drabelincoln   Town Drunk CAGiversary!   6549 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Drabelincoln

Posted 27 September 2012 - 07:26 PM

Half Minute Hero is an excellent game, but I don't think it's worth $8. I had fun for about 4 hours from it (I beat all of the modes, but only Hero 30, Hero 300 and Hero 3 are really any fun). I'd say it's a good buy at $5 :)


Half minute hero smells of indie royale

#3902 imac2much   The Angry Baker CAGiversary!   785 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 07:33 PM

Half minute hero smells of indie royale


Really? I'm not saying it's impossible, but I didn't really think HMH was "indie"... it had a full retail release for PSP years ago and was then available as a digital download for PSN later, I think. It'd be great to snag it in an indie bundle though!
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#3903 Tsel   The Dark Knight CAGiversary!   7284 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 07:35 PM

Really? I'm not saying it's impossible, but I didn't really think HMH was "indie"... it had a full retail release for PSP years ago and was then available as a digital download for PSN later, I think. It'd be great to snag it in an indie bundle though!


I think it looks more indie than it is.

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#3904 jatan11t   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   560 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:03 PM

Did you click the check your reward button? They glitch like that often, but it should give you the key if you click on the button on the Rewards page. I think they only had 200 of each lol


I have LIMBO on hardcore, went on raptr right on time for the code giveaways, clicked the redeem button: "Sorry, You haven't met all of the requirements yet" WTF

#3905 spoderman   Time = Money CAGiversary!   16737 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:13 PM

I have LIMBO on hardcore, went on raptr right on time for the code giveaways, clicked the redeem button: "Sorry, You haven't met all of the requirements yet" WTF


Yeah, that happens to everyone. You have to click the button located here:

http://raptr.com/dashboard/rewards

I should've posted that solution before the giveaway started, but I honestly forgot you had to do that lol. It doesn't work if you click the button the the Stacking/Psychonauts page. Has to be pressed on the dashboard/profile page.

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#3906 Sophita   CCO Coconut Company CAGiversary!   642 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:18 PM

Rome for a buck? Hell, I'll probably never play it, but a buck? That's too easy!


You should, even if it is just a quick "skirmish" battle. I mean everyone deserves to see a large legion of angry screaming Germanic women rushing and overtaking a Roman legion :lol:
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#3907 Syntax Error   Art School Dropout CAGiversary!   7714 Posts   Joined 4.2 Years Ago  

Syntax Error

Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:40 PM

Impossible! Shogun: Total War and Medieval: Total War are not on steam.

M:TW is still my favorite. Thank heavens I still have the DVDs because I haven't seen it on sale digitally anywhere; not even on sites like GOG and it's never in the "complete" Total War bundles.

#3908 jatan11t   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   560 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:52 PM

Yeah, that happens to everyone. You have to click the button located here:

http://raptr.com/dashboard/rewards

I should've posted that solution before the giveaway started, but I honestly forgot you had to do that lol. It doesn't work if you click the button the the Stacking/Psychonauts page. Has to be pressed on the dashboard/profile page.


I went to the dashboard rewards page, that's where I got the message from. Seems a bunch of other people were having this error too - it's all over the raptr forums.

#3909 evildeadjedi   RIP DIO \m/ \m/ CAGiversary!   4750 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

evildeadjedi

Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:10 PM

Funny how someone asked a few days ago if they ever had $1 games on steam
lol


That is quite ironic :lol:

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He does.

You should, even if it is just a quick "skirmish" battle. I mean everyone deserves to see a large legion of angry screaming Germanic women rushing and overtaking a Roman legion :lol:


Exactly! Ones life is not complete without it! :applause:

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#3910 spoderman   Time = Money CAGiversary!   16737 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:11 PM

I went to the dashboard rewards page, that's where I got the message from. Seems a bunch of other people were having this error too - it's all over the raptr forums.


Most of the people that posted on the forums didn't use that method, I think there may be a couple of others solutions that have been posted over there too. What I did was click on the button on the Stacking page, and then clicked the button my my rewards dashboard page and it worked for me.

I don't know why it hasn't been fixed yet, these bugs have been very common for a while and they haven't been doing anything about it. All I can say is my solution worked for the PS1 code giveaway (which had the exact same bug, but they had 1,000+ codes to give away) along with Psychonauts/Stacking. Sorry it didn't work for you guys :cry:

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#3911 Greyghost   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   85 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Greyghost

Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:42 PM

Half minute hero smells of indie royale


It's not on Desura at all. Has Indie Royale ever featured a game that wasn't on Desura? I thought they all were but I can't recall every single game they've had in one of their bundles.

#3912 louiedog   20 minutes into the future CAGiversary!   5644 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:49 PM

It's not on Desura at all. Has Indie Royale ever featured a game that wasn't on Desura? I thought they all were but I can't recall every single game they've had in one of their bundles.


As far as I know they sell all games from bundles, but there have been some that weren't for sale until they were in a bundle.

#3913 Blade   National Corruption Day 7/5/16 CAGiversary!   12807 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:15 PM

It seems like you might be able to get a free copy of Postal 2 on Steam/Desura if you Greenlight its release. Anyone who helps to promote it should get a free key, which is just awesome:

http://steamcommunit...ls/?id=93000640

#3914 KaOTiK   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1843 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:25 PM

I just whored myself out for a free copy of Postal 2 lol

#3915 Spyder187   Scratch & Sniff! Banned   2473 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:27 PM

Sooooo many giveaways for Total War Rome right now that it is almost sad. Then again, maybe I can win a copy for a change lol.
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#3916 jatan11t   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   560 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:29 PM

It seems like you might be able to get a free copy of Postal 2 on Steam/Desura if you Greenlight its release. Anyone who helps to promote it should get a free key, which is just awesome:

http://steamcommunit...ls/?id=93000640


"Simple really, if you post about our Greenlight somewhere other than Steam, such as on popular forums you already have an account with* (4-chan, Reddit, PCGAMER, Rock Paper Shotgun, Giant Bomb ect) and post the link here, I'll make sure you are one of the first to get a key for POSTAL 2! Also applies to your personal pages** ( facebook, a blog, youtube ect).

If you post it to multiple places, I'll make sure you also get a free P1 desura key.

As of now, we don't know 100% know if we can give out free Steam keys, if not I'll make sure you get a Desrua Key instead and a link to all the extras we give away on GoG.com. If we can give out Steam keys, the only group currently promised them (due to the difficulty of quickly proving ownership) are the regulars at the RWS Forums, so this is an alternative way to be included in that priority group."

They aren't 100% sure you'll get keys :P

#3917 Sir_Fragalot   wants Startropics 3. CAGiversary!   8494 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Sir_Fragalot

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:35 PM

Ugh, got my reply back from Steam. So I got in on a 4 pack preorder of Torchlight 2 months ago. I have the first game as the preorder bonus (because I redeemed my preorder months ago), no second game in my library. I explain this to Steam Support, three days later, they tell me to redeem my game from the inventory.

:wall: seriously, just Fuck.

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#3918 Idiotekque   couch slave CAGiversary!   8662 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:38 PM

Ugh, got my reply back from Steam. So I got in on a 4 pack preorder of Torchlight 2. I have the first game as the preorder bonus (because I redeemed my preorder months ago), no second game in my library. I explain this to Steam Support, three days later, they tell me to redeem my game from the inventory.

:wall: seriously, just Fuck.

I absolutely hate crappy CS; that sucks. That's why I love Amazon... The last time I had a problem and the support rep couldn't understand or solve it, she just gave me $10 credit.

Steam could learn a thing or two from them...

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

 

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#3919 IAmTheCheapestFox   Better Than You CAGiversary!   17717 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

IAmTheCheapestFox

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:40 PM

I just whored myself out for a free copy of Postal 2 lol


Ugh, got my reply back from Steam. So I got in on a 4 pack preorder of Torchlight 2 months ago. I have the first game as the preorder bonus (because I redeemed my preorder months ago), no second game in my library. I explain this to Steam Support, three days later, they tell me to redeem my game from the inventory.

:wall: seriously, just Fuck.


Steam support sucks period. I feel bad for you. Maybe try to give them less info or be more to the point.

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#3920 Sir_Fragalot   wants Startropics 3. CAGiversary!   8494 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Sir_Fragalot

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:42 PM

I absolutely hate crappy CS; that sucks. That's why I love Amazon... The last time I had a problem and the support rep couldn't understand or solve it, she just gave me $10 credit.

Steam could learn a thing or two from them...

Luckily this was for Torchlight 2 and not a game that was $50-60. Hopefully they come to their senses, because if I would have wasted $15 on a copy of T1, (which I already owned as a DRM free game), I will be pissed because T1 was $2.50 many times.

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#3921 Idiotekque   couch slave CAGiversary!   8662 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 11:46 PM

Alienware Arena is giving out what appears to be keys for a level of Transcripted. It's an exclusive level, but it seems to be a demo. Not totally sure what to make of it. If you have the game, maybe it works just as a bonus level? Not sure.

Linky: http://www.alienware...e=na_newsletter

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

 

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#3922 Carlmundo   Worthy Adversary CAGiversary!   967 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:39 AM

Alienware Arena is giving out what appears to be keys for a level of Transcripted. It's an exclusive level, but it seems to be a demo. Not totally sure what to make of it. If you have the game, maybe it works just as a bonus level? Not sure.

Linky: http://www.alienware...e=na_newsletter


Also, they're giving out Loadout Beta Keys (for Steam)

http://www.alienware...a-key-giveaway/

#3923 asheskitty  

asheskitty

Posted 28 September 2012 - 01:07 AM

Also, they're giving out Loadout Beta Keys (for Steam)

http://www.alienware...a-key-giveaway/


Score! Thank you!

#3924 Steampunk Willie   Friendly Neighborhood Lurker CAGiversary!   342 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

Steampunk Willie

Posted 28 September 2012 - 01:46 AM

Also, they're giving out Loadout Beta Keys (for Steam)

http://www.alienware...a-key-giveaway/


Is there any sort of benefit that comes with the Beta, like a cheaper price on the game later? I've never really seen the 'deal' in these betas.

#3925 krushnine   snausages. CAGiversary!   136 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:00 AM

I wouldn't call the game mechanics on Rome dated at all. I would give it a go for $1.

Thanks everyone for the helpful comments. I went ahead and bought it.

This way I can wait until a Shogun 2 complete pack is eventually available and goes on sale. Most likely it'll sit in the void that is my Steam backlog though...

#3926 gilby   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   3907 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:09 AM

Sooooo many giveaways for Total War Rome right now that it is almost sad. Then again, maybe I can win a copy for a change lol.


I was going to grab a copy for my gift inventory so I could try for some of the giveaways and accidentally bought it for my account.

Ah, well.

#3927 MIND LINK   DRUG FREE CAGiversary!   3099 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:26 AM

This 90% deal for Rome is getting me rock hard. I hope there's more where that came from in the ensuing days.

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#3928 The Sifu   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1653 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:32 AM

Is there any sort of benefit that comes with the Beta, like a cheaper price on the game later? I've never really seen the 'deal' in these betas.



For what it's worth, the Alienware key activates on Steam as "Loadout Retail". I thought this was going to be free-to-play, though.
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#3929 sunasun   "The Burger King" CAGiversary!   4450 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:45 AM

Second weekend deal:

Total War Weekend - Total War games 25% off

Daily Deals:

Today:
Rome Total War Gold - $1 (BUY)

Total War Master Collection: $32

Bought. :bouncy: had a scratched up cd of this game sitting under one of the legs of my kitchen table.

Oh and missed the raptr deal apparently so I will not be giving out Psychonauts and Stacking.

Oh and, you all are awesome.

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#3930 DarenDF   Don't Do this CAGiversary!   1817 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:49 AM

Ether Vapor Remaster is out on steam for $8 ( kind of a weird price point). It does look neat though and its on my wish list now.