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Planning on shelling out $29.99 for GK?

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Connor Sinulf, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. Gre_Magus

    Gre_Magus Manet

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    I figure I'll pay about 15-18 dollars or so when it goes on sale on steam, maybe less.
     
  2. Buccaneer

    Buccaneer Chieftain

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    That's generally what I have done on most games throughout the decades of playing. I rarely felt the need to play any game "the second that it's released" and usually wait for it to go on sale (no matter how good the game is), whether in stores, online or Steam. For instance, I paid $40 for Skyrim when it went on sale over Christmas and played it for 5 weeks. I wouldn't have any problems paying full price for it but I wasn't ready to play it until after Christmas anyways. Good thing that I am older than the typical gamer - learning patience is a virtue.

    Civilization, esp. expansion packs as well as Civ5, is and has always been an exception.
     
  3. WeaselSlapper

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    I used to do this, but now I just pay attention before they are released. NewEgg, Amazon and a few others usually do a presale with a discount since they don't get the in-game goodies that GameStop and Best Buy do usually.

    I got Skyrim on presale for $50 and I had it the day after it was released. But for this expansion I'll wait for a Steam sale since I have so little time to play lately anyway.
     
  4. Zaimejs

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    Who buys boxes of beer?
     
  5. Snoopaloop

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    Yes. Release Day.
     
  6. snoochems

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    I will purchase if it costs $30... But as i live in Australia, and despite the fact our currency has had a greater than parity exchange rate to the USD for some time now, ill probably be asked to pay $60. Screw that.
     
  7. thadian

    thadian Kami of Awakened Dreamers

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    i will sit for a minute, let some patches get released, maybe 2 DLC or so, a steam sale.. by then, awesome mods will be released for it, and hopefully the .dll

    btw, 30 is fair but i think steam might make it cheaper :)
     
  8. GlobularFoody

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    If they fix the horrendous AI, I will buy it full price. That's pretty much it for me, otherwise I will wait for a sale.
     
  9. Shurdus

    Shurdus Am I Napoleon?

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    I will probably buy it full price. It depends a bit on the release date of Diablo 3. If Diablo 3 releases at the same time, I will wait for a sale on G&K. If G&K launches well before D3, I might pick it up full-price.
     
  10. MantaRevan

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    I was impressed by 30 bucks. If my standards should have been higher, tell me, but as far as I'm concerned CiV is a good game in dire need of becoming a great game.
     
  11. cccv

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    Well, I do.



    I don't see what the problem is.
     
  12. SuperJay

    SuperJay Bending Space and Time

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    I'm going to wait and get G&K on sale (eventually) if I can. I'm still not playing Civ5 very often, and while I think a good expansion is just what this game needs, I still don't feel like I've gotten the value for my original $60 so I'm not keen on spending much more. (I haven't bought any DLC / map packs / etc, just too much nickel-and-diming and I'd rather not encourage that business model with this franchise.)
     
  13. anandus

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    I'll get it as soon as I can pre-order it.
     
  14. PieceOfMind

    PieceOfMind Drill IV Defender Retired Moderator

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    At this stage I'd say it's unlikely I'll buy G&K at release. I'll probably wait for a sale, and only if it's decently received by the playerbase.
     
  15. arkguy

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    Don't plan on rushing out and buying it right away. Will wait till I see how it changes the game and how it is received first. Now if they eliminate the one unit one resource rule I will certainly be buying it as soon as it comes out.
     
  16. Snoopaloop

    Snoopaloop Chieftain

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    ..and I thought I was excited to play! I will also pre-order if there is any sort of pre-order bonus (haven't seen expansion pack offer one before though).
     
  17. Civ Fuehrer

    Civ Fuehrer Eat, Sleep, Mod

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    Like a few here have said, I'm probably not going to buy G&K until it goes on sale AND has a good rating from the consumers. CiV has already died once in my eyes with a lack of useful LUA plugs, no DLL (although it'll be more than likely released after the last expansion), terrible gameplay and bugs (the game mechanics has potential, don't get me wrong, but it's lacking heavily in a few areas that makes other areas unplayable for me.). So I have my fingers crossed that this expansion, if not another after G&K, will resuscitate this game and put the flame back into modding civ games for me.

    In the mean time I'm gunna be watching from a distance, helping ideas for Civ IV mods and making my own Skyrim mods, etc...
     
  18. Monthar

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    San Antonio, Tx. http://citybasecinema.com/concessions/
     
  19. Capt Ajax

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    YES, I'll pre-order it as soon as it is available. I've pre-ordered all CIV games and expansions since I first discovered CIV II.

    I know CIV 5 was a slap in the face, all the DL content "nickle & diming" is insulting BUT like a bad news girlfriend with a hot body, I just cant keep my hands off, I'm addicted to those curves! :groucho:
     
  20. TheMarshmallowBear

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    I never had any issues with Civ 5, except it got bit tedious and repetitve after a while but that's about i. While I hated the DLCs I ended up buying them all anyways xD
     

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