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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Takhisis, Dec 2, 2019 at 3:08 PM.

  1. Synsensa

    Synsensa - Retired Moderator

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    The spring and autumn sales are always terrible.

    But I've felt similarly. I even unsubbed from Humble Monthly.
     
  2. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    I have a subscription to the humble bundle newsletter so I get informs of free games but Outlook keeps sending them to the spam folder. I think it's trying to tell me something.
     
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  3. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    up yours!
    ‘Switch to Thunderbird’?
     
  4. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    It's not even cost, except for Greedfall everything is sub $20, most are sub $10. It is more a matter of feeling.
    Then again, I spoke too soon. Picket up Rebel Galaxy, Sword of the Stars2, and Divinity: Dragon Commander.
     
  5. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    I already use Thunderbird!
     
  6. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    up yours!
    :scan:

    Oh, you have an @outlook.com address. Well, that's a different problem.
     
  7. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    I have two GMail accounts, two Outlook accounts, and a Yahoo account. I use them all for different things.
     
  8. Broken_Erika

    Broken_Erika Nothing

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    Not me. I have a @Hotmail.com address.:smug:
     
  9. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    My first email was Hotmail. I've long lost it. :(
     
  10. Timsup2nothin

    Timsup2nothin Veteran of 1000 psycic wars

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    I don't do that many things. Hence up2nothin.
     
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  11. Synsensa

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    Rebel Galaxy's decent fun. Like a slicker, more narrow Freelancer.
     
  12. aimeeandbeatles

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    Rant: My mother repeatedly ignores me, [female dog]s at me, and then tells me to shut up. Then she asks me why I'm so quiet. :crazyeye:
     
  13. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Oh, look, Disney+ is developing a sequel to Willow. Another reason not to contract their service.
     
  14. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    You mean they're finished with their live-action remakes?
     
  15. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    I'd seriously doubt that.
     
  16. hobbsyoyo

    hobbsyoyo Deity

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    Dude no....

    I bought it after doing research, knew what to expect and was still let down. It does not play like the original at all and went full micro-manager.
     
  17. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    Ah well, there went $4.
    I can consider it a donation to the devs who finally seem to be getting back on their feet with a new release of their roguelike.
     
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  18. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    Even if you only play it for an hour or two it probably last longer than a $4 coffee or something.
     
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  19. hobbsyoyo

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    Yeah it's hard to do wrong at $4

    Their publisher really screwed them over on SoTS II and pushed them to release a completely (ie not borderline) broken game. They stayed at it for months putting out patches and free content and eventually it became stable. But all of that can't overcome that it was conceived as a very different game from the original and lost a lot of the fun along the way.

    To be fair, my computer could barely handle it so that added to the frustration and I've put about an hour into it. It was just so dumb and unfun that I instantly gave up on it.
     
  20. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    I spent some time on the dev forums for SotS and the devs definitely let the success of SotS go to their heads. They got AAA ambitions with an indie budget/ dev experience and, predictably, things didn't end well.
     
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