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The "I Got A New Game!" Thread

Discussion in 'All Other Games' started by aimeeandbeatles, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. ls612

    ls612 Deity Moderator

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    So I got quite a few things this holiday season.

    • Space Engineers
    • Prison Architect
    • Galactic Civilizations III
    • Batman Arkham Origins
    • The Talos Principle
    • Bioshock Infinite
    • Shadow of Mordor
    • Divinity Original Sin
    • The Stanley Parable
    • Dragon Age Inquisition

    As well as some DLC for games I already own.
     
  2. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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  3. Loppan Torkel

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    Transistor and Banner Saga so far. I think I'm done for this sale. Perhaps I'll get Ether One, it's 65% down now but it will probably get cheaper.

    You Need a Budget 4 is on sale now too. Anyone tried it?
     
  4. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Ironically I can't afford it, but I have heard good things about it.
     
  5. Quintillus

    Quintillus Archiving Civ3 Content Supporter

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    That is indeed rather ironic. I hadn't so much as heard of it, but the reviews do seem to be good. I suppose if you need a tool to help make sure you stay within a certain budget, and it does that effectively, it would be worth it.

    Other than a couple CKII facepacks (Turkish and African, not counting the Norse I already had), I haven't picked up any new games this sale. I'm taking a "I already have a backlog, let's play some of it before buying more" approach to this winter's sale. Maybe by the summer sale I'll have a decent amount of the backlog covered.
     
  6. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    And thanks Kan for Assassin's Creed IV: Sea Shanty Edition Black Flag
     
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    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    It's so much better than AC3, it's not even funny.
     
  8. CyberTyrant

    CyberTyrant Emperor

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    Looks like I need to become friends with this Kan guy.

    As usual, I went overboard...

    7 Days to Die
    A Story About My Uncle
    Assassin's Creed Black Flag
    Brothers
    Bully: SE
    Child of Light
    Darkness 2
    Defense Grid 2
    Duke Nukem 3D
    The Escapists
    Ether One
    Five Nights at Freddy's 1 & 2
    The Forest
    Gemini Rue
    LEGO Lord of the Rings
    The Long Dark
    Metal Gear Solid V Ground Zeroes
    Penumbra
    Project Zomboid
    Race the Sun
    Rogue Legacy
    The Room
    Serious Sam complete
    Shadow Warrior
    Shadowrun Dragonfall
    Shadowrun Returns
    Shovel Knight
    South Park Stick of Truth
    Splinter Cell Blacklist
    State of Decay
    Thief
    To the Moon
    Transistor
    Two Worlds
    Vampire The Masquerade
    The Walking Dead Season 2
    The Wolf Among Us
    XCOM Enemy Within
     
  9. civvver

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    Holy crap dude, I used to be bad but never that bad.

    I find myself getting cheaper and more picky now that I'm addicted to humble bundles. $7.49 for bioshock infinite? Pft call me when it's under $5 buddy. Or thrown into a bundle with 6 other games I'll never play.

    Actually I have way too many games in my library so I'm trying really hard to only buy ones I know I'll play soon and even then that are heavily discounted. Like I will not pick up DA inqusition until it's under $30 even though I know I'd play it immediately and for hours. I was out of town so I haven't gotten to play any yet, but this Christmas season I got:

    Transistor
    Wolf among us
    Brothers - this one pissed me off, I paid $3 for it then it went on sale for 90% off daily deal next day
    Hunters of the Dead
    Super Meat Boy
    One Way Heroics
    Hero Siege

    The last 4 I just scoured all the under $2 games on sale trying to find some little gems. Haven't played any of them but Hunters looks like a plants vs zombie clone with rogue elements (sounds awesome and it was a buck). Super Meat Boy I don't know if I'll like that much but sometimes indie platformers are cool and it was 74 cents. One way heroics has some awesome reviews and hero siege looks like a cool rpg shooter type. I don't know when I'll fire them up but I'll put some small reviews when I do.

    By far the toughest game to say no to was Defense Grid 2. I think it was down to around $9 and I LOVED the first one. Between the expansion maps for it I've got like 50 hours on it. But second one doesn't have quite as good reviews and I feel like it's going to be under $5 this summer.
     
  10. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    That is why you wait until something is a daily special, or the last day or two of the sale to buy it.
     
  11. CivCube

    CivCube Feelin' defiant.

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    Steam has a large selection, but it's still finite. I don't buy nearly as many games nowadays as I did a few years ago. Of course, Steam had much better deals in 2011...
     
  12. ls612

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    As a college student I'm normally like that but I got $500 for Christmas and landed a $20 an hour full time internship for this summer, so I was willing to splurge a bit during the winter sale.
     
  13. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    How the hell did you get an internship that pays $20 an hour!? What are you taking?
     
  14. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    Advanced cocaine manufacture.
     
  15. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    I still don't think he will be getting paid that much in Columbia.
     
  16. Zack

    Zack 99% hot gas

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    Not unheard of in stem fields.
     
  17. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    What kind of stems are in the field? Rose? Is the field curved?
     
  18. civvver

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    Well yeah, if I were still single and childless I would probably own multiple 80 in led tvs with ps4s and xbox ones and buy every new release off steam lol. But I can't buy that stuff for myself anymore, now my video game money goes towards buying tinkerbelle barbies and frozen dvds and shoes for the wife.

    "That is why you wait until something is a daily special, or the last day or two of the sale to buy it"

    Yeah I know but it was already like 80% off. I find it funny that I get so mad about a buck fifty sometimes lol.
     
  19. ls612

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    Computer science. It is a software engineering/testing internship, and I got to brag about my projects here at CFC as 'past experience' during the selection process.
     
  20. civvver

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    I made $14 an hour as a computer programming intern in 2004. Technical internships usually pay pretty good these days considering hiring a professional to do the same job would cost them 3 or 4 times as much when you figure in benefits. It's actually pretty cheap labor for many software/engineering companies.
     

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