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Old 12-21-10, 08:30 AM
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picked up winterbottom, BFBC2, and the FEAR pack yesterday. hoping for a significant drop in ultimate dragon age some time during the sale.
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Old 12-21-10, 08:34 AM
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will probably get Company of Heroes

everything else is on x-box or PS3
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Old 12-21-10, 09:37 AM
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will probably get Company of Heroes

everything else is on x-box or PS3
I'm thinking about getting that too. I've always wanted to play it, but just never got around to it. These other deals are tempting, but I don't play on the PC enough to justify spending money (however cheap) on games I would probably never play.
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Old 12-21-10, 10:14 AM
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If it isn't part of a daily deal, you should probably wait until the end. Also for Company of Heroes, check out the Complete THQ pack, as it's only $50 and has a really good selection of titles (if you don't already own too many of them).
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Old 12-21-10, 11:23 AM
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Re: Holiday Steam sale?

How much is Company of Heroes? (I'm behind work filter which block Steam's site but not DVDTalk).

Any good daily deals today?
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Old 12-21-10, 11:23 AM
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i still haven't played some games i bought last year from Steam. i'll spend no more than $25 and that should carry me over.

come early next year getting a new laptop for the house once Sandy Bridge comes out

and no more spending too much money on PC graphics cards for me. done it and tired of it. except for strategy games it's cheaper playing on the PS3 or X-Box 360
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Old 12-21-10, 11:24 AM
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how much is company of heroes? (i'm behind work filter which block steam's site but not dvdtalk).

Any good daily deals today?
$4.99
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Old 12-21-10, 11:26 AM
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$4.99
Interesting. I could see dropping a fiver on a good RTS game.

Even though I have yet to put more than 4 hours into Starcraft 2.
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Old 12-21-10, 12:05 PM
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Does anyone have any thoughts on The Witcher? I remember some mixed reviews when it came out. Wonder if it's worth the $5?
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Old 12-21-10, 12:08 PM
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It definitely is from what I've heard. I'm getting it.
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Old 12-21-10, 12:19 PM
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Re: Holiday Steam sale?

For anybody who's being blocked at work - today's deals:

Aion: Assault on Balaurea ($10) [75% off]
Bioshock 2 ($9.99) [50% off]
Burnout Paradise - Ultimate Box ($5) [75% off]
Defense Grid: The Awakening ($2) [80% off]
Gothic Bundle ($34.99) [50% off]
Lara Croft & the Guardian of Light ($5.10) [66% off]
Men of War - Gold Edition ($8.75) [75% off]
The Polynomial ($2.50) [75% off]
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords ($1.50) [85% off]
Resident Evil 5 ($10.20) [66% off]
The Witcher - Enhanced Edition ($5) [75% off]
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Old 12-21-10, 12:23 PM
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Re: Holiday Steam sale?

I'm almost tempted to get Burnout Paradise just to have it for PC. I may bite if the wheel support is better than it was on the console.
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Old 12-21-10, 12:58 PM
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The Witcher has been on my wish list since I missed it on sale a year ago. I am absolutely getting that tonight.

Woo hoo!
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Old 12-21-10, 01:25 PM
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By the way, for anyone who enjoys online co-op, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is tailor-made for you. Solid if you play solo, real enjoyable if you're playing through with a buddy (even if some of the puzzles/fights towards the end are a pain in the ass).
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Old 12-21-10, 01:27 PM
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Any thoughts on that Lara Croft game?
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Old 12-21-10, 01:32 PM
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dam you all

i had no intention of buying Witcher, but i got it anyway.
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Old 12-21-10, 01:43 PM
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Buying games in Steam is addictive for me. I just bought The Witcher, and after hitting the Install screen, I was like "Hmm, now what else should I buy?!". Luckily I resisted. Just waiting for a deal on Grid, The Ball, and both CitiesXL 2011 and Sniper, if they are cheap enough.
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Old 12-21-10, 01:52 PM
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Any thoughts on that Lara Croft game?
Look above you.
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Old 12-21-10, 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted by xmiyux View Post
The Witcher has been on my wish list since I missed it on sale a year ago. I am absolutely getting that tonight.

Woo hoo!
I have no idea about this game. It's an RPG right? Is it sort of like Oblivion? Is it really good?
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Old 12-21-10, 04:42 PM
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I have no idea about this game. It's an RPG right? Is it sort of like Oblivion? Is it really good?
It is supposed to be a very PC RPG. So some menu driven inventory systems etc. It also got notoriety for the adult content (it has sex and violence) but received acclaim for having a well developed world and supposedly decisions made throughout the game impact the storyline in meaningful ways. I have heard if you work heavily for one faction over another it impacts the balance of power and shifts how some other things progress. It has consistently gotten good word of mouth and I tried to snap it up when all the Circuit Cities closed but missed it. Then I missed the one day Steam sale last year.

Will not miss it this time. The Steam version is also supposed to be a director's cut that includes patches which fixed some pretty crippling bugs from the first release.
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Old 12-21-10, 05:05 PM
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The Steam server being too busy to handle requests drives me up the wall.
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Old 12-21-10, 05:31 PM
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in for both the witcher (have been waiting since last year's sale) and burnout: paradise (i should use my logitech wheel for something )
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Old 12-22-10, 08:41 AM
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Bought The Witcher! Been waiting for that one to drop.
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Old 12-22-10, 10:40 AM
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I've been playing the Witcher the bit. Is it just me or is the game kinda choppy and has some bad clipping issues?
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Old 12-22-10, 12:11 PM
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Re: Holiday Steam sale?

Alien vs. Predator ($5) [75% off]
Assassin's Creed 2 ($14.99) [50% off]
Bully ($3.75) [75% off]
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare ($14.99) [50% off]
Day of Defeat - Source ($2.50) [75% off]
Just Cause 2 ($7.50) [75% off]
Racettear: An Item Shop's Tale ($6.80) [66% off]
Railworks 2 ($6) [85% off]
Spore ($7.50) [75% off]
Tales of Monkey Island Complete Pack ($17.49) [50% off]
Trials 2: Second Edition ($2.50) [75% off]
Zuma's Revenge ($8) [60% off]

The DLC for Just Cause 2 is also 49 cents per.

EDIT: There's also another indie pack, Heavy Hitters which costs $19.99 and has the following:
- Audiosurf
- Braid
- The Maw
- Osmos
- Shattered Horizon
- Trine
- World of Goo
- Zeno Clash
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