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Author Topic: Folks, lock up your wallets. Steam Winter Sale Is Here.
BlackBlade
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Link.

Per usual, the website isn't always loading because too many people are spending their money.

[ December 19, 2013, 04:35 PM: Message edited by: BlackBlade ]

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Even though it doesn't look very good, I picked up Defiance. I wouldn't pay $60 for it, but $13 isn't bad.
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March of War looks good. I pretty much stick to strategy games these days.

I'm looking at Stardrive too.

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I bought Anti-Chamber.
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Steam's Wide Scale Poor Impulse Control Social Research Event
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Civ V's on a 75% flash sale right now, and even the brand new DLC is -33%.

I was planning to mostly keep away from this sale, but that's really tempting. 5 hours to make up my mind, I guess.

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I am also looking at Civ V. Will they ever put it up again or is this the only time this summer it'll be this cheap?
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Flash sales tend to be the best discounts outside of community picks.

There's a chance they'll run another flash sale at some point for the same discount, but it's unlikely that it will get any cheaper.

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And I have now fallen victim to the summer sale.
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On my desk now are three credit cards. They don't belong to me. But they have been given to me to hold "for the duration of the crisis"
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Hotline Miami is kicking my ass.

I got Anti-Chamber, Legend of Grimrock, Fez, and HM. I'm calling it a sale. Thanks, steam. Stay safe everyone.

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quote:
Originally posted by happymann:
And I have now fallen victim to the summer sale.

Apparently the Civ5 dlc sale was a mistake, so nice catch if you did wind up buying it.

(I held off. haven't bought anything yet this sale, though I don't expect that to hold.)

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I just bought Overlord which I was meaning to play for a long time, with funds gained by selling steam trading cards.

I hope this has staying power.

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Autumn Sale.

Nothing super crazy today, but it goes until Dec 3.

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Lyrhawn
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Ah, hearts of iron 2 complete is on sale for half off. That's going to be hard to say no to. They get me every time.
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Lyrhawn if you have AoD I made a mod that imports the Darkest Hour map; works in Singleplayer 1936 scenario too.
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Waiting for a great deal on The Swapper, Risk of Rain.
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Risk of Rain was one of the sales today I thought.
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Thanks, I haven't looked yet.
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Any of you fools who haven't played papers please should note the SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNT
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AI War: Fleet Command remains my favorite rt4x, and the full pack with all the dlc is currently $4.24.

If you like single player space strategy games, you should seriously consider buying it.

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Bioshock Infinite is $9.99 today.

Pretty nuts.

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I keep hoping The Cave will be marked way down.
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Bioshock Infinite is $9.99 today. Pretty good deal yo.
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One of my top ten favorite games, though more for the story than the gameplay.

(The gameplay is quite good, but the story is phenomenal.)

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http://store.steampowered.com/app/202170/

Sleeping Dogs with all the DLC included. I would probably get it if I didn't already beat the game on my ps triple.

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Chivalry flash 6.74! I am picking up an extra for a friend.

I am thinking of getting Skyrim, but I already got Bioshock Infinite and I actually don't have lots of time to give to games.

But it looks so good. I did just get Monaco because it looks like you can jump in and out (like Chivalry). Now I just need to decide which 3 friends/kid get a copy.

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So left4dead2 is free on steam right now, but i can't get it cause their servers are crashing.
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quote:
Originally posted by lem:
So left4dead2 is free on steam right now, but i can't get it cause their servers are crashing.

I couldn't see it listed for free anywhere, and I have friends who would definitely want it.
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Go to the store page, start typing it in search, and it will pop up for free. The game of the year edition still costs, but the regular is free.

I just read you have to install it to tie to your account. It will be up till sometime tomorrow (26) morning.

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Found it!
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What's it about?
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It's a co0p first person shooter, where you shoot down large waves of running zombies and occasionally heal each other. You also pick your spots with a couple of different grenades. Very fun for what it is.

The second game adds some nice melee weapons, and some scenarios that force you to split into two squads.

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There's also a multiplayer mode where up to 8 players split into 2 teams of 4 and take turns playing the special zombies and the 4 humans.

It's loads of fun especially if you've got people who plan on playing through an entire campaign. Traditionally it has been a pain in L4D games to not have players who just hop in and out. When it's 2 zombies versus 4 humans, and the AI takes the other 2 zombies it's just not fun.

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Ha! So Steam is going to pay me $15.01 to take Borderlands 2 off their hands?

Link.

BTW today is the last day of the sale, and they've resurrected all the most popular deals.

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So did you try to get it?
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quote:
Originally posted by lem:
So did you try to get it?

Already own it from a different sale. [Razz]
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