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    Still on sale (previously reported).
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41. Re: On Sale Dec 25, 2010, 08:50 xXBatmanXx
 
spindoctor wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 10:20:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 09:00:

Thanks for input spin. Going to get it then. (not that i need more games....been playing the humble indie bundle all mornin while making my 2nd batch of chili and 3 loaves on banana bread)

Sega removed the game's online activation requirement in a patch a few weeks ago. When I had played the game, this patch was not available on Steam yet, so I had to download it separately and patch the game (which worked fine btw). When you run the game for the first time, if it asks for online activation, that means Steam has still not patched it and you will have to download it separately. Amongst other bug fixes, one of the things this patch does is remove copy protection from the game. Basically, if you are ever asked for your cd key, you are running an older version and you need to patch it. If you do need to download it yourself, get the EU/Digital Patch which is the one that will work with the Steam version.

After that there are a bunch of .cfg tweaks and stuff you'll need to look into to fix performance issues, sound issues, graphics issues and what not.

I broke something....now the game doesn't work....whoops.
 
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40. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 18:32 Wowbagger_TIP
 
Prez wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 14:38:
King Arthur is on sale for 5 bucks and change on Steam today. Buy it. Buy it NOW. Don't make me have to gift it to you!
I remember reading about King Arthur a while back and that it had some serious balance issues, with archers being able to pretty much destroy everyone, IIRC. Did that stuff get fixed? Is it fun to play now?
 
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39. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 18:16 Jerykk
 
If you haven't bought Fallout: New Vegas yet, now would be a very good time to do so.  
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38. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 14:38 Prez
 
King Arthur is on sale for 5 bucks and change on Steam today. Buy it. Buy it NOW. Don't make me have to gift it to you!

 
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37. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 14:38 shponglefan
 
Techie714 © wrote on Dec 23, 2010, 21:57:
Picked up RISEN today on the Steam sale, hopefully it is good or at least decent.

Was tempted to do the same, until I saw the DRM.
 
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36. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 14:01 xXBatmanXx
 
Sweet! Buddy just gifted ARMA II via Steam

Send me a msg if you have it, would love to try it out with people.
 
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35. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 13:06 xXBatmanXx
 
Bummer...another day of nothing I want.

Maybe the claptrap DLC for $5.00......going to think about it....
 
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34. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 12:36 xXBatmanXx
 
Only 25 minutes left in the sale!

Woohoo!

I am excited to see what comes next!

THis is better than a Wootoff!!~

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33. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 11:41 JohnnyRotten
 
Creston wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 00:28:
Opflash Dragon Rising is 3 bucks today. that's just stupid value.

Creston

Creston - read mixed reviews on that one. I'm an ArmaII fan - is it worth picking up?

Never mind. It's a lousy three bucks. Buying it.
 
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32. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 10:36 JaZeeL
 
Awesome deal posted below on Arma2 + expansion...$12.50 for both. I finally bit.  
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31. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 10:25 xXBatmanXx
 
Awesome thanks again spin! installing as I type.  
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30. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 10:20 spindoctor
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 09:00:

Thanks for input spin. Going to get it then. (not that i need more games....been playing the humble indie bundle all mornin while making my 2nd batch of chili and 3 loaves on banana bread)

Sega removed the game's online activation requirement in a patch a few weeks ago. When I had played the game, this patch was not available on Steam yet, so I had to download it separately and patch the game (which worked fine btw). When you run the game for the first time, if it asks for online activation, that means Steam has still not patched it and you will have to download it separately. Amongst other bug fixes, one of the things this patch does is remove copy protection from the game. Basically, if you are ever asked for your cd key, you are running an older version and you need to patch it. If you do need to download it yourself, get the EU/Digital Patch which is the one that will work with the Steam version.

After that there are a bunch of .cfg tweaks and stuff you'll need to look into to fix performance issues, sound issues, graphics issues and what not.
 
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29. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 10:05 jimnms
 
LittleMe wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 01:11:
Yes those are great deals. Almost bought Bioshock 2 until I was reminded that it requires GFWL and uses securom activation.

I almost bought it until I remembered I never finished the first one, which I bought on sale two years ago. Now that I know it uses securom activation, I definitely won't be getting it.

LittleMe wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 01:11:
Edit: Apparently the amazon downloader doesn't patch games. FYI.

It looks like it downloads what is essentially the contents of the game disk. I don't know about other games, but the retail patch works on ArmA2.

Prez wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 03:58:
Hmm... A (not-so-)short list of downloadable games I've bought in the last couple of weeks

I managed to control my impulse buying of games on sale this year unlike last year. Each time I was tempted to buy a game, I reminded myself about the games I've bought on sale that I haven't played yet.

So far I've only bought:
Battlefield BC2 (Steam)
ArmA 2: Combined Ops (Amazon)
Humbe Indie Bundle #2

That was xmas sales. For Thanksgiving/black Friday I bought:
Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge
Monkey Island Complete Pack

Edit: Forgot to /quote

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28. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 09:00 xXBatmanXx
 
THANKS PREZ!@

Thanks for input spin. Going to get it then. (not that i need more games....been playing the humble indie bundle all mornin while making my 2nd batch of chili and 3 loaves on banana bread)

Blues's chili is on the menu for next week....
 
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27. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 08:57 LittleMe
 
Yeah AP is worth $7.50 (right now). Is there a way to increase the FOV?? I can't see how they tested the game without that not driving them insane.  
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26. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 08:47 spindoctor
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 07:47:

Hay, I don't have Alpha Protocal - is it worth 7.50 or is it a pass?

Worth it for 7.5$. It is a severely flawed game but it did keep me interested enough for a full playthrough (about 15 hours). There are a couple of things it does exceptionally well, namely how your choices have consequences and how they shape the story differently. Almost everything you do in the game will have an impact on the way the plot moves forward. Apart from this though, everything else in the game is pretty mediocre or just downright broken.
 
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25. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 08:39 Prez
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 07:47:
Wings of Prey 6.00 at Steam

Hay, I don't have Alpha Protocal - is it worth 7.50 or is it a pass?

Alpha Protocol is like a less futuristic Deus Ex (iffy combat and all). It isn't as bad as has been made out to be by some, but it is far from how good it could and should have been. Easily worth 7.50 imho though.

Wings of Prey is a wonderful less "sim-ish" version of IL-2 Sturmovich/Pacific Fighters, perfect for those who want a less "anal" flight sim.

hoolaparara wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 08:17:

I must confess as I was browsing I was startled to see this piece of crapola (HL2 Source) sells for $9.99. It was so completely pointless when first released, did they ever actually make it worthwhile?

Speaking of worthwhile I noticed that operation flashpoint: dragon rising is $3 on steam, I know its been kicked around a lot here but still not work it?

I got it solely for the High Definition mods on www.moddb.com. I used to think the Black Mesa mod would scratch that particular itch, but I got tired of waiting for it (though I do expect it to be part of an OrangeBox-like bundle in the near future).
 
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24. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 08:32 Dev
 
Prez wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 03:58:
EDIT: *** Now if anyone can point me towards a half-off sale on free time, it would be greatly appreciated...***
It's called "sleep".
You lose half your free time that way
 
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23. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 08:17 hoolaparara
 
Prez wrote on Dec 24, 2010, 03:58:
Hmm... A (not-so-)short list of downloadable games I've bought in the last couple of weeks:

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I must confess as I was browsing I was startled to see this piece of crapola sells for $9.99. It was so completely pointless when first released, did they ever actually make it worthwhile?

Speaking of worthwhile I noticed that operation flashpoint: dragon rising is $3 on steam, I know its been kicked around a lot here but still not work it?
 
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22. Re: On Sale Dec 24, 2010, 07:47 xXBatmanXx
 
Wings of Prey 6.00 at Steam
Alpha Protocol 7.50 at Steam
Dead Rising 2 50% off.

Hay, I don't have Alpha Protocal - is it worth 7.50 or is it a pass?
 
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