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Discussion in 'Games' started by Zehnsucht, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. Zehnsucht

    Zehnsucht New Member

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    I didn't find any thread about it, so I'm giving you all gamers a tip:
    www.gog.com

    Quite uncommon these days I must say.

    Support for Vista and XP
    http://www.gog.com/en/about_us/

    Very cheap and fast download. I just bought Painkiller, and will buy Duke Nukem 3D later.
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    I have been there, haven't bought anything tho.
     
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    Get Giants - Citizen Kabuto. They have it, and I strongly recommend it. Just browsing now, content filter of my company did not kick in (it does as soon as it somehow suspects game related things, even news). This must be a sign:D
     
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    Aha! yeah I remember that one! I didn't own it myself, I watched a friend of mine play it.
     
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    That isn't that old of a game though, only from PS2.
     
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    if there is baldurs gate 2, i think i have a new game to play :)
     
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    If you liked the Bauldurs Gate games give all the ones a try for PS2, they are really fun co-op. A bit short on the story line, another good play on console would be Champions of Norrath. I never really got into the 2nd one, but me and Marineborn had played through the 1st one with our 2 Barbarians Hans and Frans probably like 10 times and we were really close to max level.
     
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    if i had a ps2 :(
     
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    hanz was far better than frans except when it came to lava...LOL!!!
     
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    They are dirt cheap, I think Gamestop sells them for about $50 used or something. That or just check ebay. Nice thing about the PS2 is they still sell EXTREMELY well. It may not be top of the line, but even buying one of those there will be games coming out that you might be interested in.

    Frans says "fire water hot", hans "no no just water" *poof* frans says "wheres hans?"
     
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    the point is that I LIVE IN URUGUAY WHERE A PS2 COSTS ABOUT 300 DOLLARS AND THAT IS MORE THAT THAN A REGULAR FAMILY EARNS PER MONTH :cry:
     
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    That's insane.:wtf:
     
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    Ah, sorry didn't know that, I'm not too well informed about latin america prices :p
     
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    dont worry :toast:, now lets get back on topic.

    IS THERE BALDURS GATE 2 OR NOT?
     
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    get killzone 2 or dawn of war II
     
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    Their games catalogue is pretty thin but they have some memorable titles. Freespace and Freespace 2 for around $10? Not bad. Myself I buy only retail boxed titles. When it comes to oldies like this I go to Amazon marketplace or eBay.com. Sometimes you can pick up an entire bundle of dozen or so retail boxed PC titles for like $5 to $10. However, as far as these download based services go, no intrusive DRM sounds good. People over at Steam should learn something from this.

    Going through their catalogue I realized I probably own retail boxed copies of one third of their listed titles. At least one third.
     
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    All these older games do not have any DRM crap.
     
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    True, but that doesn't mean that they are DRM free when they are downloadable.

    I.e Painkiller black plus expansion (overdose) @ gog = 9.99 $

    ONLY Painkiller Black @ steam 9.99€ (which =/= 9.99$)

    GOG: Downloaded *.exe. Can install on multiple computers.

    Steam: Must have client running, must be connected online. If steam goes down, you can't play.
     
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    That's why i don't buy any Steam related games. I learned my lesson when i bought HL2.
     
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    Steam can be stupid, but you can always set it to offline mode to play your games without the internet.
     
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    Correct. That's why I posted this thread to begin with. I thought it was a great concept offering DRM free cheap games. Hell, they even have two free games.
     
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