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Steam Deals :)
« on: July 03, 2009, 08:32:19 AM »
We need a thread for these.

Right now they have this: http://store.steampowered.com/sub/1764/  going over £150 of games for £35 inc Civ 4, Sid Meiers Pirates, Bioshock and lots of other massive titles.

Or there is Fallout 3 for half price: http://store.steampowered.com/app/22300/
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2009, 09:38:07 AM »
A thread to steer clear off I say  :(
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2009, 10:45:31 AM »
Got most of them already  >:(
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2009, 11:02:10 AM »
Got most of them already  >:(

me too Mac :S
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2009, 07:29:42 AM »
Lots of oldy worldy Lucas Arts games are now on steam :)

http://store.steampowered.com/news/2648/

For those who use Steam and havent joined our group yet, here is the link: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/HoJGaming
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2009, 08:15:32 AM »
Lots of Paradox games :)

http://store.steampowered.com/publisher/Paradox%20Interactive/

All cheaper than normal.
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2009, 09:33:57 AM »
Any ideas how to let me run EUIII windowed in steam?

The shoddy paradox forums wont let me search, despite being registered and logged in :(

nvm, remembered how:  -window in launch options in steam itself.

Edit again: FFS that doesnt work :(
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2009, 05:08:05 PM »
http://store.steampowered.com/app/8500/

EVE Online is on steam for 2.99 - thats including a free month. So if you want to try it out ;)

This can be 51 days play total, if you do the 21 days Steam trial, then upgrade using the offer on Steam of £2.99.  (With EVE, if you extend a trial to a full game you dont lose any of the free game time you may have left).

So I blew 3£ to test this - and it works.  51days for £3 if you get the deal before August 17th. After purchasing on Steam, right lick the eve symbola nd select manage game account and it will take you from there to a eve online site. Login with your trial details and it converts your account and adds your 30 days.
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2009, 12:00:12 PM »
EVE is now back up to £8.99 for 51 days on Steam if done right (21 day trial (ask me for a buddy key!) and then the game purchase itself on Steam = 51 days for you and maybe 30 days for me!) http://store.steampowered.com/app/8500/


Age of Conan is currently £17.99 :) http://store.steampowered.com/app/6340/
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2009, 09:48:51 AM »
http://store.steampowered.com/app/32370/

Knights of the Old Republic (First one) is on Steam for £6.99 :)

Most of us own it I thin, but still good for those that dont.  (And then you can join our Steam group too!)
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2009, 10:05:30 AM »
About this Steam thingy... I have tried to avoid it, because I don't undestand it  ???

So, basically, do you get to buy the games just like from www.gog.com or www.gamersgate.com, or are the games stored on some steam server or? Also, what are these Steam groups?

During last weekend my nephew called me a relic from some old times because I don't have Steam, but I just haven't found the reason to get there (and besides, on every gaming forum I visit people are moaning how their Steam versions of the games do not work as intended. So, umm, any "Steam for dummies" guide available from somewhere?

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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2009, 10:13:07 AM »
About this Steam thingy... I have tried to avoid it, because I don't undestand it  ???

So, basically, do you get to buy the games just like from www.gog.com or www.gamersgate.com, or are the games stored on some steam server or? Also, what are these Steam groups?

During last weekend my nephew called me a relic from some old times because I don't have Steam, but I just haven't found the reason to get there (and besides, on every gaming forum I visit people are moaning how their Steam versions of the games do not work as intended. So, umm, any "Steam for dummies" guide available from somewhere?

Steam installs the games locally via its own client - which is at once a chat program, store, games list, mp connection tool etc etc.  It had issues when it was first released (I hated it then) but over the past 4 years the many issues have been ironed out, theres a few that crop up, but valve or the relevant dev gets on top right away and sorts them out. (Im a converted fanboi!)  The games are also stored on a central server, so if you install steam elsewhere it will install your games for you too. No need to copy info over from an old machine and so on.

I havent had issues with games not working properly - excepting the odd were windowed mode takes work arounds and so on.

As for groups - social things that let people game together without needing to do lots of random shit (like in Hamachi etc) - basically you own a game and a member of your group does, they can jump into your server (if its a game like Tf2, or L4D etc) without needing said servers details.

Steam really is a good tool - I use gog too, but steam has grown on me so much I love it.
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2009, 10:20:46 AM »
And games in Steam lately have Achievements for the collectors out there :)
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Re: Steam Deals :)
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2009, 09:33:06 AM »
http://store.steampowered.com/app/4500/

Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl is £3.50 till the 2/11 :)

GET IT!
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« Reply #14 on: October 27, 2009, 03:32:40 PM »
http://store.steampowered.com/app/4500/

Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl is £3.50 till the 2/11 :)

GET IT!
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