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Old 11-08-2012, 01:07 PM
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I know there's patches, mods or .ini fixes to help screen resolutions, field of view, depth of field, etc but I haven't played the game nor looked into any of them.
Thanks for that. I just thought I would report that it was the same game we remember, not an update or remake.
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Old 11-09-2012, 11:57 AM
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I normally don't do these, but the deals here are way too good for me to mention.

This weekend, GOG.com is running an 80% off on select Telltale games and 50% off all Interplay games. The Telltale games are below. (All appear to include the disk-only special features.)

Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space
Sam & Max Save the World
Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse
Wallace & Gromit`s Grand Adventures
Back to the Future: The Game
Tales of Monkey Island

Interplay games include the early Fallouts, Descent (1&2), Earthworm Jim 1+2, 3d.

And, as a reminder, these are all DRM free.
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:29 PM
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You can go to...

http://www.autumnseal.com/

...and test your fortune for discount coupons on Alan Wake, Trine, Legends of Grimrock and Rochard.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:03 PM
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Amazon has Prototype and Prototype 2 for $10
http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.htm...aminerco03a-20
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:53 AM
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Thanks, Revtim! Been waiting for this.

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Old 11-13-2012, 10:45 AM
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Earth 2160 is available free from Green Man Gaming until noon GMT Wednesday. So, for Americans, essentially today only.
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:26 PM
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Everyone under the sun seems to have Darksiders II on sale for $16.99 right now but people are reporting that GamersGate is getting them the "pre-order" version with additional bonuses.
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:14 PM
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Weekend deal at Amazon

THQ pack for $9.99
- Homefront
- Metro 2033
- Red Faction Armageddon
- Red Faction Guerrilla
- S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
- Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
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Old 11-17-2012, 03:13 AM
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That's a very nice deal. SoC alone is worth that.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:38 AM
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I swore I wasn't going to buy anything until the Steam Christmas sale, but I've been looking at a couple of these titles for a long time. I'll probably get around to playing them in 2015.

Thanks for being on the lookout.
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:47 PM
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You can get Battlefield 1942 free on origin in their demos section of their client. Still a pretty great game 10 years later - you'll have to edit some ini files for high res. Still people playing - if you give a game a proper client-server architecture, and it's a classic, people will play it for 20 years.
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Old 11-17-2012, 10:29 PM
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For people getting the THQ pack, my personal recommendation is that you get the Stalker Complete Mod. Nicer graphics, some AI fixes, bunch of bug fixes, ends the insane head bob, etc.

Hitman: Absolution - Professional Edition is just $29.95 with code GMG35-FGR37-COY0B from Greenman Gaming
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:22 AM
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Kingdoms of Amalur is $8 on GMG with code GMG20-1FYLZ-EDG8R.

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Old 11-18-2012, 10:52 AM
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Gods & Kings for Civ V is $7.50 on Amazon.

It's for the Mac download version but it's a Steam key and will upgrade both Mac and PC versions (assuming your base game is through Steam).

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Old 11-18-2012, 01:22 PM
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Gods & Kings for Civ V is $7.50 on Amazon.

It's for the Mac download version but it's a Steam key and will upgrade both Mac and PC versions (assuming your base game is through Steam).
Are you sure of this, because I've been waiting to get G&K
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:31 PM
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Thanks, Jophiel!

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Are you sure of this, because I've been waiting to get G&K
Yep, it works on the PC! I just bought and downloaded it (just get the key from Amazon and download through Steam directly). After activating it on Steam, it said "Gods and King Mac" but then proceeded to automatically update my Civ 5 installation. Plus, the Store page says I own it, and the game is listed as SteamPlay (Mac + PC). And the game works -- religion and espionage and all

As a bonus, you get $5 off a future Amazon digital purchase for a 2012 GOTY game starting next January -- effectively making this G&K for $2.50. Not too bad at all. Thanks, Jophiel!

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Old 11-18-2012, 06:27 PM
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Thanks both. I'll be getting it when I get on my gaming PC
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:37 PM
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Too late! Damn it.
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:38 AM
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Sleeping Dogs is $13.60 today from GMG with code GMG20-1FYLZ-EDG8R. That's a really nice price.

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Old 11-20-2012, 09:41 AM
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Sleeping Dogs is $13.60 today from GMG with code GMG20-1FYLZ-EDG8R. That's a really nice price.
Jesus, didn't that JUST come out?
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:23 AM
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Gods & Kings (Mac) is back available for $7.50 -- Grab it fast if you want it. Don't need to download it right now, just buy it for the Steam key.
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:43 PM
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Gods & Kings (Mac) is back available for $7.50 -- Grab it fast if you want it. Don't need to download it right now, just buy it for the Steam key.
Cool, thanks for posting that. I tried to buy it on a tablet during the day Sunday but Amazon didn't like that. By the time I tried on a PC Sunday night, it was over. Now I got it.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:39 PM
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GOG is potentially giving away a free copy of Realms of Arkania 3 for doing a connection speed test. You're not guaranteed a win but you can try from multiple devices/computers/connections and/or re-try after a few hours.

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Old 11-20-2012, 06:27 PM
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GOG is potentially giving away a free copy of Realms of Arkania 3 for doing a connection speed test. You're not guaranteed a win but you can try from multiple devices/computers/connections and/or re-try after a few hours.
Thanks for the tip!

I won a code but I don't have time to play another RPG. One of you can have my code (single-use only, so once it's gone it's gone.)
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:30 PM
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For what it's worth, "a few hours" is apparently "however long it takes you to move your finger to the F5 key".
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:00 PM
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Steam started their black friday sale. New deals every day through the 26th. It's not as big as the Christmas sale, but enough traffic that it should probably get its own thread.
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:18 PM
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GreenManGaming also has some sales going on:
Mass Effect 3 for $12
Civ V: Gods & Kings Steam for $10
And 20% off other titles with coupon code GMG20-1FYLZ-EDG8R
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:22 PM
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Cool. I'd invite you to repost that to the other thread. After thinking about it, there will probably be a lot of black friday sales this year from various distributors, so we might want to focus all that discussion into that one thread.
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:22 PM
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Kingdoms of Amalur is $8 on GMG with code GMG20-1FYLZ-EDG8R.

Activates on Origin
Just wanted to share this story for a laugh - I downloaded this when I saw the notice of the sale (and thank you very much), but had to laugh during the download... My anti-virus program, Avast, was flagging it as a potentially questionable file since its database had few to no instances of this file showing as being downloaded before across the Avast users' database. In other words, yes, Avast agrees that very few people bought this game... *

It let me download it, but put it into quarantine during the download until I flagged it as acceptable in the pop-up alerts. I've never had that happen before with a games download!

* OK, I suspect it meant that very few of their users bought that game via GMG, but still, it cracked me up.

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Old 11-28-2012, 08:17 PM
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Back to the old stand-by thread!

Get a free copy of Bridge Constructor, a bridge building puzzle game.
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:09 PM
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Far Cry 3 is available for $38 on GetGamesGo. Not Steam activated (I assume it's activated through Ubisoft's uPlay service).
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Old 11-29-2012, 03:15 PM
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While unfortunately this is sort of strange and reeks of desperation, the [URL="http://www.humblebundle.com/#contribute"]THQ Humble Bundle[/quote] is a pretty ridiculous deal.

I feel weird about it since it seems like the humble bundle should remain an indie thing, but it's hard to object to this sort of thing. THQ is in dire straights and this seems like a desperation move for some cash - hope COH2 is ok.

Games are Darksiders, Metro 2033, Red Faction Armageddon, Company of Heroes and expansions, and if you beat the $5.47 (current) average price, Saints Row 3.

This is a ridiculously good bundle, needless to say, so don't cheap out and give them a buck. Never do that for humble bundles - that's so obnoxious.
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Old 11-29-2012, 03:54 PM
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I guess there is no reason that model should be restricted to indie games, and THQ has put out some good stuff. I already have Metro 2033 but got it for $5. Darksiders looks like the most fun when I'm in the mood for a beat-em-up. I don't love RTS but I like WW2 games so we'll see about Company of Heroes. And Red Faction Armageddon looks ok but don't like the third-person view. I liked the destructible terrain in Red Faction all those years ago.
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:46 PM
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GMG has a 30% off voucher GMG30-DEC01-ARFC9 good through the weekend. Works on pre-orders and Guild Wars 2 as well as the usual games.

GMG also has an offer for a 35% off voucher if you pre-order a game but you have to pay full price for the pre-order and can not stack the 30% discount and get another 35% voucher.

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Old 12-02-2012, 12:41 PM
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Fifty Sega Genesis games for $5 total for your PC.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:40 PM
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Free copy of Crayon Physics Deluxe today only.
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:11 PM
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Steam's Big Picture sale (note you don't need to use Big Picture to buy/play these):

SPOILER:
A Virus Named TOM $2.49 75% off

Alan Wake Franchise $10 75% off includes below
Alan Wake $7.50 75% off
Alan Wake Collection Edition Extras $8.75 75% off
Alan Wake American Nightmare $3.75 75% off

The Amazing Spider-Man $24.99 50% off
The Amazing Spider-Man DLC Pack $4.99 50% off includes below
The Amazing Spider-Man DLC $1.49-$1.99 each 50% off

Audiosurf $2.49 75% off
Braid $2.50 75% off
Castle Crashers $5.09 66% off
Counter Strike Global Offensive $7.49 50% off
Deadlight $10.04 33% off
Geometry Wars Retro Evolved $1 75% off

Hell Yeah! $3.75 75% off
Hell Yeah! DLC $0.74-$1.37 each 75% off

Intrustion 2 $3.39 66% off
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West $2.49 75% off

Left 4 Dead Bundle $7.49 75% off includes below
Left 4 Dead $4.99 75% off
Left 4 Dead 2 $4.99 75% off

Lego Batman 2 $8.69 71% off
Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 $6.79 66% off
Lego Harry Potters Years 5-7 $6.79 66% off
Lego Star Wars The Complete Saga $9.99 50% off

Limbo $2.49 75% off

Magicka Collection $8.74 75% off includes below
Magicka $2.49 75% off
Magicka DLC $0.99-$1.49 each 75% off (only a few)

Mark of the Ninja $10.04 33% off

Orcs Must Die! 2 Complete Pack $6.24 75% off includes below
Orcs Must Die! 2 $3.74 75% off
Orcs Must Die! 2 DLC $1.24-$1.49 each 75% off

Port Royale 3 $13.59 66% off
Port Royale 3 DLC $2.03 each 66% off

Post Apocalyptic Mayhem $2.49 75% off
Rocketbirds $4.99 50% off

The Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition $2.49 75% off

Shank 2 $3.39 66% off
Sine Mora $3.39 66% off

Sonic Generations $7.49 75% off
Sonic Generations DLC $0.39 75% off

Tiny and Big: Grandpa's Leftovers $2.49 75% off
Train Simulator 2013 $18.69 66% off

Transformers Fall of Cybertron $29.99 50% off
Transformers Fall of Cybertron DLC $4.99 50% off

Wanderlust Rebirth $3.39 66% off

Warhammer 40k Space Marine $7.49 75% off
Warhammer 40k Space Marine DLC $0.24-$2.49 each 75% off

Wizorb $0.74 75% off
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:27 PM
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The absurdity of CS:GO being on their gamepad friendly list is mind boggling. I mean same goes for L4D2 and all the FPS games, but especially CS:GO.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:13 PM
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Anybody play the Crazy Machines games (on sale for 60% off currently)? I'm kind of in the mood for a rube goldberg like game, but reviews are decidedly mixed.

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Old 12-04-2012, 12:07 AM
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Anybody play the Crazy Machines games (on sale for 60% off currently)? I'm kind of in the mood for a rube goldberg like game, but reviews are decidedly mixed.
Not quite Rube Goldberg, but the game COGS is a cute, clever, mellow puzzle game in which you have to line up gears & steampipes to solve. Wait a few weeks for the Steam Holiday sale, though.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZzWVkJ5fZk

The in-game sounds are better than the music in the trailer, but the trailer shows the variations in gameplay better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdtdPpDTlnE
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:26 AM
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Faster Than Light direct from the source for $5.99. Can get a Steam code as well.
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:00 PM
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If you're going to be ordering a full price preorder, GMG is almost always the way to go I think. Their 25-30% off everything coupons are pretty awesome. Considering preordering COH2 from there.

You can often stack deals too, ie 50% off deal plus 30% off coupon. Does anyone know if the current 30% off coupon only works once, or doesn't stack with other deals, or any of that? I don't want to use it on a $5 game and then find out I can't use it on COH2 later.
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:14 PM
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It works as often as you want until Dec 7th (might be one item per transaction though). Keep in mind that GMG is on UT time when skating close to the deadline.

It will stack with most regular discounts (i.e. "on sale") but you can't stack more than one voucher. Some titles won't accept any discounts (due to publisher) but they should say so in the item description.

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Old 12-07-2012, 01:46 AM
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Hotline Miami (4.99) and FTL (5.99) are both on sale on Steam this weekend. I was planning on holding out for the Christmas sale for these two, but will Hotline Miami really get less than 4.99? I think FTL might go lower. Just wanted to see what opinions are.
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:47 AM
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The Secret World, IMO one of the most unique MMOs ever made with a heavy emphasis on storyline, acting, and investigation missions with puzzles, is on sale at Green Man Gaming. It could potentially be $3.24 if you do it soon:

$7.49 sale price
Additional 30% off with coupon code GMG30-DEC01-ARFC9
$2 future credit if you use my referral link

Includes the digital game and 30 days of play. No need to use their "Capsule" client; you'll get a key which you can register directly on www.thesecretworld.com
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:05 AM
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Hmm, I'd like to try a month of that sometime. Can you delay when you activate it so I can try it in a few weeks after I'm not playing planetside 2 26 hours a day?
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:07 AM
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I assume your month starts once the key is registered. So you could hold on to the key until then.

Of course, you might hold on too long and the game will go F2P or something
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:28 AM
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The Secret World, IMO one of the most unique MMOs ever made with a heavy emphasis on storyline, acting, and investigation missions with puzzles, is on sale at Green Man Gaming. It could potentially be $3.24 if you do it soon:

$7.49 sale price
Additional 30% off with coupon code GMG30-DEC01-ARFC9
$2 future credit if you use my referral link

Includes the digital game and 30 days of play. No need to use their "Capsule" client; you'll get a key which you can register directly on www.thesecretworld.com
That's awesome. Is it still $15 a month? I just couldn't justify a subscription game - I felt guilty every time I missed a day of playing.
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:31 AM
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Secret World listed at $30 there - sale ended in the last 10 hours I guess?
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Old 12-07-2012, 04:13 PM
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Secret World listed at $30 there - sale ended in the last 10 hours I guess?
Yeah, sadly Didn't realize how short it was. But it's been going on sale quite often recently, and I think it'll very likely go F2P in the future (it's not doing so well financially).
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