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In my local game store their selling the crysis maximum edition for £8 which includes crysis,warhead and Crysis War.
This includes Crysis Wars and is cheaper at £6.73 total, I also like keeping all my games within Steam for the fact that it's neater and games come fully patched.
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This includes Crysis Wars and is cheaper at £6.73 total, I also like keeping all my games within Steam for the fact that it's neater and games come fully patched.
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You do realise you can just register your boxed serials with Steam?
 
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You do realise you can just register your boxed serials with Steam?
That only usually works. For example, Oblivion doesn't use a serial, so you can't register it on Steam like that. Not to mention you have to be careful that if you buy a special collector's edition of a game, it might not be on Steam even though the normal edition is and thus it might not recognize your serial.
 
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Nothing like buying it in a box to then just use it through an online games retailer :rolleyes:
It's nice, because sometimes games go on sale at places other than Steam. I bought Portal 2 from Best Buy because they had a great pre-order sale, but I registered it on Steam because I like having a central app to manage all my games.
 

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It's nice, because sometimes games go on sale at places other than Steam. I bought Portal 2 from Best Buy because they had a great pre-order sale, but I registered it on Steam because I like having a central app to manage all my games.
Granted but tbh, boxed games nowadays do nothing for me. Back in the day, a decent boxed game would/could be as elaborate as the old records used to be. Great artwork, big chunky manuals so you could sit on the lavvy and have a good read whilst dropping the kids off at the pool.

Steam has my cc details. I click on the game I want, download it in under 30mins. Fully patched game waiting to be played and it's already defragmented. Sweet.
 
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Granted but tbh, boxed games nowadays do nothing for me. Back in the day, a decent boxed game would/could be as elaborate as the old records used to be. Great artwork, big chunky manuals so you could sit on the lavvy and have a good read whilst dropping the kids off at the pool.

Steam has my cc details. I click on the game I want, download it in under 30mins. Fully patched game waiting to be played and it's already defragmented. Sweet.
I agree with you that it is much more convenient to just purchase on Steam; I was just making a case for the few times when it's worth purchasing a boxed game.
 
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I got crisis and warhead on dvd
 
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Picked up SimCity 4 Deluxe and Crysis Maximum Edition during the EA sale this week.

SimCity 4 is very cool but man is it slow. Big change in the pace department coming over from BFBC2. If you are running a 64-bit OS, you need to run SC4 in software rendering mode. I had to to stop the constant crashing.

Can't wait to play MechWarrior Living Legends which requires Crysis Wars. Best looking mod I have ever seen for a game.

SimCity 4 was one of the smallest Steam dls ever, just over a gig. CME is the largest by far w/over 17GB of data, excluding MWLL which is close to another 2GB.

CME is $10 for another 7 hours as of this posting.
 
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Is there a difference if i buy the $9.99 for two and if i buy it individually?
Another $2.50 to pick them up individually during the sale.

Ofc, you need a high end rig STILL to run Crysis well. This stems from the game being dual core coded. If was coded for quads, FPS would be much much better.
 
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If you are running a 64-bit OS, you need to run SC4 in software rendering mode. I had to to stop the constant crashing.
I'm not having any issues. I even hacked the cfg file to get 1680x1050 resolution and it's perfectly stable.
 

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actually, there is rules about the language used on this forum. and google translate made a good effort onto what you'd said. please stop wasting everyones time being childish. thread cleaned.
 
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I'm not having any issues. I even hacked the cfg file to get 1680x1050 resolution and it's perfectly stable.
Crashes like a mofo for myself. A lot of people are reporting the same on the Steam forums. I have 1920x1200 res option in game, no need to alter the settings out of game.

I'm thinking either the Half-Life complete collection or maybe the Orange Box. Any value in getting one over the other? :)
Orange Box is my pick. I got Half-Life Complete on sale and it is nice but I only like the part of it that is in Orange Box anyways.
 
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I'm thinking either the Half-Life complete collection or maybe the Orange Box. Any value in getting one over the other? :)
Well, The Orange Box is half the price, so if you don't want the other games included in Half-Life Complete, then it is obviously the better deal.
 
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I'm thinking either the Half-Life complete collection or maybe the Orange Box. Any value in getting one over the other? :)
Get the Box, it has Portal.
 
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Unfortunately I already have Portal. I got it free way back when Valve were giving it away via Steam. I wouldn't be able to gift it would I? Considering building a gaming rig for my two little nephews.
According to Steam:
"Extra copies are not given in most cases.
Only titles purchased in special promotions as outlined below are eligible for giftable extra copies"
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Although, I've seen people get extra copies of games other than the ones listed in that article. I suggest contacting Valve to verify.
 

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I bought them both. But I hear they basically have the same storyline. Was wondering if I should play the first not, so can anyone shed light on that?
 
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You should play 1 before 2 if you want the story.
 

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Todays deals -

Bad Company 2 - £6.80

Bad Company 2 Vietnam - £4.99

Bad Company 2 Specact kit upgrade - £1.99

Battlefield 2 Complete Collection - £3.75

Medal Of Honor 2010 - £9.99

Medal Of Honor : Airborne - £2.50

I just grabbed Medal Of Honor Airborne :) I used to love it when it was first released for Xbox 360. I was actually in the top ten rankings for the online multiplayer (Can't play online shooters to save my life nowadays)
 
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Get all the BFBC2 dls. You won't regret it. Replay value is up there with WoW. Look forward to breaking you all in on the servers :D
 
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Todays deals -

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Battlefield 2 Complete Collection - £3.75

Medal Of Honor 2010 - £9.99

Medal Of Honor : Airborne - £2.50

I just grabbed Medal Of Honor Airborne :) I used to love it when it was first released for Xbox 360. I was actually in the top ten rankings for the online multiplayer (Can't play online shooters to save my life nowadays)
Medal Of Honor: Airborne is my favorite FPS of all time, I've played it so many times, great replay value; for me is the best.