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The Steam Deal thread V5. The big sale is over. New thread coming soon.


#12691 MysterD   CAG's "Iconic" Toaster & VRAM Fanatic CAGiversary!   20572 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 02:38 AM

But at least it doesn't have crazy always online DRM like Ubisoft games or Diablo 3

Only some Ubi games kept the "Always online" DRM (HAWX 2 and Silent Hunter 5).
Many of them, it's activate once per PC...and that's it.

#12692 IAmTheCheapestFox   Better Than You CAGiversary!   17635 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

IAmTheCheapestFox

Posted 17 December 2012 - 02:55 AM

Need your help/opinions CAGers!

I was browsing a gaming shop (a small Mom & Pop store in my town) and I happen upon an used copy of PS1 Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu.

It was $20 and I heard (never played) great things about it and was going to totally buy it. But before making the purchase, I found out it was missing the manual. The case and CD are both in good condition but I wished it had the manual so it could be complete. (The completionist collector in me, I guess) For some reason, I also enjoy reading manuals of old games especially if they are done well (anyone remember the manual for PS2 GTA Vice City?).

So CAGer help please (especially those that know the game well), is $20 for the an old game & case (no manual) a deal or no deal?

Thanks guys/gals!


You can get one with manual on Amazon for around $32 shipped. On ebay for around $29.

So depends on how much you want the manual.

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#12693 Voken   Qui audet adipiscitur CAGiversary!   1043 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 02:57 AM

You can get one with manual on Amazon for around $32 shipped. On ebay for around $29.

So depends on how much you want the manual.


Yeah, that's the problem. It seems like a deal at $20 but buying so many cheap games from Steam and indie bundles (with the help of CAG) has spoiled me rotten. :cry:

#12694 Idiotekque   couch slave CAGiversary!   8662 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:08 AM

I think I sold a copy of Jade Cocoon for $15 with only the CD in fairly rough shape, so that's not a bad deal. Not a great deal, but not bad.

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

 

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#12695 Voken   Qui audet adipiscitur CAGiversary!   1043 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:11 AM

I think I sold a copy of Jade Cocoon for $15 with only the CD in fairly rough shape, so that's not a bad deal. Not a great deal, but not bad.


Thanks, that helps. So is the game any fun and worth playing despite its age? (assuming you had played it before selling it)

#12696 The End   is nigh! CAGiversary!   5583 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:18 AM

For what it's worth, I used to own Jade Cocoon and I didn't really care for it. I wish I could give you an in-dept review, but honestly, I only have the vaguest memories of it. All I remember was that it was kinda of a Pokemon ripoff. Or at least, it had monster collector hook to it.

Generally speaking, I don't sell or trade in my games (still have all my Genisis & SNES games) but I had no trouble trading Jade Cocoon in to Gamespot shortly after I bought it. Too bad too. If I still had it lying around I'd probably just mail it to you.

#12697 Idiotekque   couch slave CAGiversary!   8662 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:24 AM

Doesn't feel like Pokemon at all. It's interesting, but it is quite dated. Some people really like it, it didn't grab me.

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

 

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#12698 Meowlo   Steam Addict CAGiversary!   1272 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:26 AM

Is it time for that pre-sale period where everybody adds each other on Steam yet?

#12699 Tsel   The Dark Knight CAGiversary!   7284 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:32 AM

Is it time for that pre-sale period where everybody adds each other on Steam yet?

http://steamcommunity.com/id/TheTsel

;)

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#12700 hal   Game Hoarder CAGiversary!   5397 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:37 AM

Highlight ALL the deals you want. Amazon's site is terrible for browsing this stuff and I sure am not going digging for it. That said, $5 has been what I have been waiting for on Viking for a while. Thanks!


So true. And Vikings looks mighty nice at that price.

I was thinking about getting Viking too, but too many reviews stating that it's a shoddy console port and that there's a 30fps cap... really... I shall wait for the 75% mark.


d'oh!

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#12701 Idiotekque   couch slave CAGiversary!   8662 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:37 AM

http://steamcommunit.../id/idiotekque/

:-P

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

 

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#12702 gilby   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   3894 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:40 AM

Is it time for that pre-sale period where everybody adds each other on Steam yet?


That's a thing? This is my first big sale as a CAGer.

http://steamcommunit.../id/gilbygamer/

#12703 MysterD   CAG's "Iconic" Toaster & VRAM Fanatic CAGiversary!   20572 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:42 AM

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#12704 IAmTheCheapestFox   Better Than You CAGiversary!   17635 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:48 AM

http://steamcommunit...mergivemeskyrim

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Week of September 26th: Brutal Legend, Halo 5, MX v. ATV Reflex/Gas Guzzlers Extreme


#12705 BigSpoonyBard   Aaaaauuugghh! CAGiversary!   10499 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

BigSpoonyBard

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:50 AM

Damn, you guys are really whoring yourselves out now.

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#12706 kidrocklive   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2181 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

kidrocklive

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:55 AM

http://steamcommunit.../id/kidrocklive

#12707 walkonshadows   Terminal CAGtosis CAGiversary!   1640 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

walkonshadows

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:56 AM

Damn, you guys are really whoring yourselves out now.


As opposed to not doing it when?

#12708 MysterD   CAG's "Iconic" Toaster & VRAM Fanatic CAGiversary!   20572 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 03:59 AM

Damn, you guys are really whoring yourselves out now.


Introverts (like me) need "friends", too!
{shrug}

#12709 snakemaster2389   Temporarily Banned Temporarily Banned Users   3437 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:01 AM

fuk it y not- http://steamcommunit...nakemaster2389/
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#12710 Meowlo   Steam Addict CAGiversary!   1272 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:02 AM

Add me for a good time:

http://steamcommunity.com/id/Miloz

#12711 MysterD   CAG's "Iconic" Toaster & VRAM Fanatic CAGiversary!   20572 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:02 AM

http://steamcommunit...mergivemeskyrim


Nice link to my (Steam) profile.
:D

#12712 bantheradio   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   174 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:04 AM

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#12713 vantheman   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:05 AM

Why are they all adding each other? Was not a part of this last year.

#12714 MysterD   CAG's "Iconic" Toaster & VRAM Fanatic CAGiversary!   20572 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:05 AM

Add me for a good time:

http://steamcommunity.com/id/Miloz

Is that pronounced...Milosh?


#12715 Idiotekque   couch slave CAGiversary!   8662 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:06 AM

Why are they all adding each other? Was not a part of this last year.

Easier to set up the orgies that way.

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

 

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#12716 imac2much   The Angry Baker CAGiversary!   785 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:06 AM

Any guesses on the Winter sale meta-activities? I hope it's more than just flash sales again. Although the achievement coals were somewhat exploited, they did allow me to play through some games I probably would have never played otherwise. Plus I did get one game I wanted from the coal (even though it was only worth $1).

http://steamcommunit...m/id/imac2much/
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#12717 MysterD   CAG's "Iconic" Toaster & VRAM Fanatic CAGiversary!   20572 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:09 AM

Why are they all adding each other? Was not a part of this last year.


CAG'ers are all like friends and family...or something like that.
{shrugs}

#12718 kataztrophik   Rochambeau! I win. CAGiversary!   1975 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

kataztrophik

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:11 AM

Because I'm so original...

http://steamcommunit...d/kataztrophik/

#12719 MysterD   CAG's "Iconic" Toaster & VRAM Fanatic CAGiversary!   20572 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:12 AM

Easier to set up the orgies that way.


Will Lady Boyle be there...?

#12720 citcloud   MH Fan CAGiversary!   13 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:13 AM

http://steamcommunity.com/id/citcloud/