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Old 09-24-2013, 11:28 PM
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Free Game "Gone Home" Steam Key.

I have an extra key for this game if anyone wants it first come first served. Like the previous giveaways you must have at least 32,000 posts. JK 20 posts minimum.
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Old 09-25-2013, 01:14 AM
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I'd like to have it; that looks like an interesting game.
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Old 09-25-2013, 01:22 AM
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:11 AM
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That game was awesome. Very different type of experience, very memorable.
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Old 09-25-2013, 09:46 PM
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I liked it well enough, but felt kind of ripped off - $20, and I finished it in less than 90 minutes. It's a good, novel game, more like reading a book than playing a game, and I liked the storyline, but $20? Not worth it.

If you're reading this a year from now and can pick it up for $5, go for it. It's worth that, definitely.
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:03 PM
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I think we have been spoiled with humble bundles and such on the PC side. I think the game was worth 20 bucks. Not at first but then I realized I paid as much or more for arcade games on the xbox and ps3. Somehow you think it should be cheaper on PC but why? If this was on the Xbox 360 arcade I wouldn't think twice about buying it. So I bought it,enjoyed it and helped the guys who made it. Hopefully they make more stuff along these lines. and people wonder why a bunch of stuff is going to consoles. If I recall correctly it was only about 4 or 5 people working on this game, so you basically gave them 5 bucks each for their work.
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:29 PM
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I think we have been spoiled with humble bundles and such on the PC side.
I 'm spoiled by all the truly free stuff out there. I have spent hours on sites like jayisgames, Kongregate, ArmorGames, etc. Sure, the games you get are small, but there are so many. So many that even looking at something like the Humble Bundles, I still think... nah, I'll stick to the free stuff.

Which I feel a bit guilty about because developers of good games deserve some money, but... but... these are free.
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Old 09-26-2013, 06:50 AM
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I think we have been spoiled with humble bundles and such on the PC side. I think the game was worth 20 bucks. Not at first but then I realized I paid as much or more for arcade games on the xbox and ps3. Somehow you think it should be cheaper on PC but why? If this was on the Xbox 360 arcade I wouldn't think twice about buying it. So I bought it,enjoyed it and helped the guys who made it. Hopefully they make more stuff along these lines. and people wonder why a bunch of stuff is going to consoles. If I recall correctly it was only about 4 or 5 people working on this game, so you basically gave them 5 bucks each for their work.

<shrug> I know nothing about XBox 360, so I'm not comparing it to that.

What I'm comparing it to is other entertainment things I buy for $20. This game is not very re-playable, I'm not a particularly fast game-player, and it took me less than 1.5 to finish. A good comparison is the Walking Dead game; it cost me $25, according to Steam I have a whopping 247 hours on it.

For $20, I could buy any number of games that I'd play and enjoy for tons more hours, or I could buy a couple books that would take me many more hours to read, or I could rent 3-4 movies that would take me 6-10 hours to watch.

$20 for 1.5 hours seems light.
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