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i had to click twice to get it

also conarium a "Lovecraftian came about pushing the limits of nature" is free on the epic store this week

nut over all epic's all about the borderlands 3 it releases tomorrow this week ......
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:01 PM
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erm game lol i meant to say epics all about borderlands 3 this week as it releases tomorrow ....

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Old 09-19-2019, 12:23 PM
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Epic is now giving away a Batman: Arkham Collection and the Lego Batman trilogy.
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Old 09-19-2019, 07:52 PM
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I'm loving these free Epic games. More bread and circuses, please!
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Old 09-19-2019, 08:02 PM
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thanks i didnt check it today ..... and theres probably a fortnite update also .....
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Old 09-22-2019, 06:23 PM
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Epic is now giving away a Batman: Arkham Collection and the Lego Batman trilogy.
In case anyone gets the error I did, "Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.DirectX.Direct3D", post #2 in this thread (which took me awhile to find) had the solution.
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Old 09-25-2019, 10:43 AM
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Freespace 2 is free on GOG
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Old 09-25-2019, 05:15 PM
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i just came in to say that lol.....
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Old 09-26-2019, 12:17 PM
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Epic is now giving away Everything and Metro 2033 Redux: https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-U...mes-collection
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Old 09-26-2019, 10:30 PM
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Freespace 2 is free on GOG
Make sure you also get Freespace Open. It's the open source Freespace 2 engine, with updated graphics capabilities, such as support for modern high resolution widescreen displays. You'll also be able to load modern mods such as new missions or even total conversions.
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Old 09-26-2019, 11:48 PM
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Make sure you also get Freespace Open. It's the open source Freespace 2 engine, with updated graphics capabilities, such as support for modern high resolution widescreen displays. You'll also be able to load modern mods such as new missions or even total conversions.
Is there any kind of time pressure on how quickly we must get Freespace Open? I already added Freespace 2 to my GoG library, so I'm good there.

I assume Freespace Open is free and open (ha!) but just want to verify. I'd hate to finally sit down to play FreeSpace 2 for the first time like 18 months from now only to discover I missed my chance to download the thing that lets it fill my screen.

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Old 09-27-2019, 12:18 AM
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Is there any kind of time pressure on how quickly we must get Freespace Open? I already added Freespace 2 to my GoG library, so I'm good there.

I assume Freespace Open is free and open (ha!) but just want to verify. I'd hate to finally sit down to play FreeSpace 2 for the first time like 18 months from now only to discover I missed my chance to download the thing that lets it fill my screen.
Yeah it’s open source. Totally free. Think of it like a mod.
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Old 10-10-2019, 06:06 PM
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Surviving Mars is free to download until October 17th on Epic Games
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Surviving Mars is free to download until October 17th on Epic Games
Nice! I had been eyeballing that. Going to download it and look at the pretty icon on my desktop and not play it because I don't play anything anymore ever
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:20 PM
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Nice! I had been eyeballing that. Going to download it and look at the pretty icon on my desktop and not play it because I don't play anything anymore ever
That sounds so dumb but it also sounds like you’re describing me.

Sometimes I feel like Burgess Meredith in the Twilight Zone. “There’s never enough time!”
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:27 AM
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Time to create an Epic account, thanks for the tip!


Does anyone have any reverse effect from just freeloading?
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Old 10-11-2019, 04:03 AM
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oh if you scroll down a bit theres a free expansion for it too .. i think its just a "stuff" pack tho
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Old 10-11-2019, 05:47 AM
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There are two free expansions to grab.
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Old 12-12-2019, 07:54 AM
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Hohoho! Santa checked his list and we've all been so very very nice this year!

So go to GOG and get some free Wasteland 2 within the next 24 hours.
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Old 12-12-2019, 09:36 AM
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Hohoho! Santa checked his list and we've all been so very very nice this year!

So go to GOG and get some free Wasteland 2 within the next 24 hours.
THIS ISN'T FAIR I'M ALREADY TOO FAR BEHIND!!
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Old 12-12-2019, 11:04 AM
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Wasteland 2, damn, gotta grab that!
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Old 12-14-2019, 12:08 AM
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Draw Slasher free on Steam.
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Old 12-14-2019, 01:09 AM
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picked it up as soon as I read the sales letter.....i have the wasteland extended edition on the ps4 (or 3 ) and my nephew whos first RPGs were elder scrolls 3 and Kotor on the og Xbox couldn't believe how in-depth and "hard" it was ........ I just laughed

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Old 12-14-2019, 01:17 AM
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oh and i told him to "grind harder"
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:38 PM
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Epic store is having 12 free games, one a day, apparently, to promote their holiday sale. I don't want to promote them in general, so don't buy anything, but it's definitely relevant to the free game thread. Today is Into The Breach, from the guy who made FTL.
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Old 12-21-2019, 03:38 PM
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Epic store is having 12 free games, one a day, apparently, to promote their holiday sale. I don't want to promote them in general, so don't buy anything, but it's definitely relevant to the free game thread. Today is Into The Breach, from the guy who made FTL.
Just a reminder to check the Epic Store everyday for free games for the next 10-11 days (lost track). Today is SUPERHOT which is actually pretty good.

I know some hate Epic and, personally, I really did not want another game client either but at this point I am not overly fussed by one more. Plus, EPIC has been giving away free games every two weeks for over a year. My Epic game library is actually pretty big despite having only purchased three games from them (Control [surprisingly good], The Outer Worlds [which I got on their current winter sale for 25% off plus another $10 off coupon so not a bad deal] and Mechwarrior 5 [been waiting almost 20 years for that]). Everything has run smoothly and their customer support is actually ok(ish).
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Old 12-21-2019, 06:49 PM
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lol they get enough gelt from me through fortnite how is mw5?

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Old 12-22-2019, 10:44 AM
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lol they get enough gelt from me through fortnite how is mw5?
Honestly it is not great. It is ok enough though if you have a 20 year itch to play giant, stompy, massively weaponed robots (I know they are not "robots").

Don't get me wrong, it is not "bad". It's just not great (sadly).

Knowing what I know now I would wait for a 50% off sale and pick it up then.
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Epic is giving away Shadow Tactics today.
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Old 12-28-2019, 05:39 PM
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Honestly it is not great. It is ok enough though if you have a 20 year itch to play giant, stompy, massively weaponed robots (I know they are not "robots").

Don't get me wrong, it is not "bad". It's just not great (sadly).

Knowing what I know now I would wait for a 50% off sale and pick it up then.
that's what they did with Shadowrun it took 2 games with addons to get it "right"
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that's what they did with Shadowrun it took 2 games with addons to get it "right"
Hong Kong wasn't a huge upgrade over Dragonfall. But Dead Man's Switch was definitely a practice run as far as gameplay.
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All Half-Life games are free right now to advertise the new Half-life game coming soon.

Wait: looks like only free for two months????

Yeesh, just give the freaking old games away!

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All Half-Life games are free right now to advertise the new Half-life game coming soon.

Wait: looks like only free for two months????

Yeesh, just give the freaking old games away!
Ha! Don't think there's one I don't already have.

Isn't the new Alyx one VR?
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Ha! Don't think there's one I don't already have.

Isn't the new Alyx one VR?
Yes, though I am hearing it is a full Half-life game running 10+ hours, not some 90 minute VR demo.
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Big Chinese New Years sale on Steam for the next few days.
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Sims 4 is Free on Origin
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My god, the Origin website is just pure shit. How can a computer company that big, be that bad at a marketplace?
You're not wrong. EA's Origin service and store have always been bafflingly poor especially when you consider that they stopped selling on Steam years ago and Origin has been their primary point of online sales.
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You're not wrong. EA's Origin service and store have always been bafflingly poor especially when you consider that they stopped selling on Steam years ago and Origin has been their primary point of online sales.
I can add to the thread that "object:[object]" is apparently a free deal at Origin today as well, with 0% off a normal price of $0.00 for a saving of $0.00
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The Origin store also frequently advertises lower prices than show up at the final "approve this charge" step. How they've avoided getting sued to oblivion, IDK.
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EA's bad at many things.
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EA's bad at many things.
Absolutely true, but being shit after they have your money is an operational business model. Being shit to prevent you from being able to see if there is anything to spend money on, is not.
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This being National Retro Day, the original Elite is available for free from Frontier for PC or Mac.
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Good lord that game is 36 years old...
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Elite and Elite Plus have been available from Ian Bell's webpage for years, PC downloads are at

http://www.elitehomepage.org/pc/index.htm

Presumably they need something like Dosbox these days, so I assume the Frontier version is a proper modern port.
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No, this really is retro; the download comes with a BBC Micro/Acorn Archimedes emulator.
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Ah. Ian Bell's webpage has downloads for those (and other) versions as well, but it looks like he hasn't updated his site this century, his links to emulator sites are pretty much all busted.
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Steam has a limited number of free copies of Black Desert Online Remastered that will be available until March 2nd.
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Steam's got some games for free right now. Copied the list from Reddit:

omb Raider - https://store.steampowered.com/app/203160/Tomb_Raider/

LARA CROFT AND THE TEMPLE OF OSIRIS™ - https://store.steampowered.com/app/2...PLE_OF_OSIRIS/

GOAT OF DUTY - https://store.steampowered.com/app/555000/GOAT_OF_DUTY/

Deiland - https://store.steampowered.com/app/760620/Deiland/

Pleasure Puzzle:Portrait 趣拼拼:肖像画 - https://store.steampowered.com/app/9...uzzlePortrait/

Drawful 2 - https://store.steampowered.com/app/442070

Headsnatchers - https://store.steampowered.com/app/7...Headsnatchers/
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Epic is giving away games again, World War Z, Figment, and Tormentor X Punisher. I tried World War Z, it's a third person zombie shooter a bit like Left 4 Dead, and supports single player or co-op. Good graphics and has some impressive waves of zombies, like the World War Z movie. It's also refreshing you don't have to headshot the zombies.

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/free-games
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