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View attachment 273679

Guess it's very gory. Or has explicit sexual content in it. Or Swastikas. :wtf: Nevermind, it got it all, lol.



Haven't seen a leaked games list yet, but the displayed one will be the first of 15. Each day one. :)

Epic Games Christmas Advent giveaway 2022 schedule
"The official Christmas giveaway timeline says that the event will take place between December 15, 2022, and January 5, 2023."


If you want to buy it but your government won't allow it then sail the high seas to get it.
 
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Grab the FREE Steam Game "Divine Knockout (DKO)"​

 
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If you want to buy it but your government won't allow it then sail the high seas to get it.

Well, it's complicated. ;) The German GOV wants Steam to implement a age verification system, which they don't want to do just for one country. Instead Steam decided to just hide any FSK18 title that contains violence or nudity. Those games you can only buy from key resellers and activate on Steam. Then there are games who the GOV put on a index that contain too much violence (like Manhunt) or games that display Swastikas. Those games you can't even activate in Germany, even if you're 18+ years old.

Only way to get those games is to "change your location" in Steam incl. outside IP adress, which is totally ridicrous.
 
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Then there are games who the GOV put on a index that contain too much violence (like Manhunt) or games that display Swastikas. Those games you can't even activate in Germany, even if you're 18+ years old.
Yeah, that's complete stupidity. Those who hide from the past are doomed to repeat it in one form or another.
 
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Not a game, but related, some CDPR Goodie Pack(something from Witcher 3 new update:


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looks like another mystery game tomorrow too, ok wow, so we are getting one every day for next 10-12 days is my guess. cool.
 

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looks like another mystery game tomorrow too, ok wow, so we are getting one every day for next 10-12 days is my guess. cool.
It's 22 days of giveaways, 15th December - 5th January I believe.
 
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It's 22 days of giveaways, 15th December - 5th January I believe.

I should've verified before asking the first time. Would linking to or recreating a list and order of rumored games be against site wishes?

Not currently in possession of this. Nor is it uncommon most years to have it leaked.
 
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Incidentally, the previous Bloons Tower Defense games are available for free, both through Flashpoint or directly from Ninja Kiwi. BTD5 and BTD4 expansion are particularly enjoyable.
 

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I should've verified before asking the first time. Would linking to or recreating a list and order of rumored games be against site wishes?

Not currently in possession of this. Nor is it uncommon most years to have it leaked.
I don't see why not, this thread is about free games, if someone gets an insight into the likely offerings available day by day that can only help the community as we all have our preferences for games and this would, if reasonably accurate aid us in not missing the games that would most interest us.

If members here are concerned that every guest that just visits could see these daily games then there is one way that could prevent that as the Lounge cannot be accessed by guests and even new members cannot access it until they have been a member for 3 months and made a minimum of 50 posts .......... not suggesting this is the way to go but a member who spends some time trying to gather this intel may prefer that just the community reap the benefit .......... dunno just a thought.
 

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It's 22 days of giveaways, 15th December - 5th January I believe.

It, I believe, is until the 5th of January, however, the last game giveaway is the 29th of December, so that's probably going to be one of the week long free games.

And, take it with a grain of salt, but a website called GG.Deals is showing tomorrows game being "Horizon Chase Turbo."


Who knows if this is correct. They only show what is expected tomorrow.
 
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Who knows if this is correct. They only show what is expected tomorrow.

Interesting, no leak per se. Someone matched an element of design shown on wrapping paper below to a specific game to be released tomorrow.



I don't see why not, this thread is about free games, if someone gets an insight into the likely offerings available day by day that can only help the community as we all have our preferences for games and this would, if reasonably accurate aid us in not missing the games that would most interest us.

If members here are concerned that every guest that just visits could see these daily games then there is one way that could prevent that as the Lounge cannot be accessed by guests and even new members cannot access it until they have been a member for 3 months and made a minimum of 50 posts .......... not suggesting this is the way to go but a member who spends some time trying to gather this intel may prefer that just the community reap the benefit .......... dunno just a thought.

Having it stated provides a framework to anyone, not just me. Didn't suspect there would be a problem, but it never hurts to ask. :)

Leaks are undoubtedly part of a business plan which might not factor in at all here. Once a few matches have been confirmed...
 
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As suspected Horizon Chase Turbo is today's free game on Epic



Tomorrow might've been an easy one to guess. Could be a lot of games or a lot of games.

 

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I did read on other forum that Heavy Rain could be one freebie.
 
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I did read on other forum that Heavy Rain could be one freebie.

Having a hard time visualizing the wrapping paper teaser image for that one. :)



For reference here is the list of games from last year.

  • Tomb Raider Trilogy (December 30 - June 6)
  • Salt and Sanctuary (December 29)
  • Moving Out (December 28)
  • Mages of Mystralia (December 27)
  • Control (December 26)
  • Prey (December 25)
  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Enhanced Plus Edition (December 24)
  • Vampyr (December 23)
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden (December 22)
  • Second Extinction (December 21)
  • Loop Hero (December 20)
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (December 19)
  • Remnant: From the Ashes (December 18)
  • Neon Abyss (December 17)
  • Shenmue 3 (December 16)
 
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Having a hard time visualizing the wrapping paper teaser image for that one. :)



For reference here is the list of games from last year.

  • Tomb Raider Trilogy (December 30 - June 6)
  • Salt and Sanctuary (December 29)
  • Moving Out (December 28)
  • Mages of Mystralia (December 27)
  • Control (December 26)
  • Prey (December 25)
  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Enhanced Plus Edition (December 24)
  • Vampyr (December 23)
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden (December 22)
  • Second Extinction (December 21)
  • Loop Hero (December 20)
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (December 19)
  • Remnant: From the Ashes (December 18)
  • Neon Abyss (December 17)
  • Shenmue 3 (December 16)
Would be cool to play that in 4K as I've only played it on PS3.
 
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