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#1
Valve has announced that every game in the Steam store is now on sale. Titles in the catalog are discounted between 10% and 50%, which means you can now get games like The Orange Box for $38, BioShock for $41, and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl for $22. The sale ends January 1st, so start shopping now.

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Jeez....when did STALKER get into Steam? I'm on my way.
 

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You can get quite a few games through Steam that I wouldn't have thought about.
 
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superb, i just sent presents to a few of my friends, and got myself the orange box
 

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#5
Those are actually really good prices on those games. I am not a fan of Steam, but that is tempting to even me.
 

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Is this available only in North America? It doesn't give any discount for me atleast =/
 
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it worked for me (U.K)
 

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Is this available only in North America? It doesn't give any discount for me atleast =/
It works universally. You just have to pay the dollar equivalent of its price in your home currency using your credit card.
 

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It works universally. You just have to pay the dollar equivalent of its price in your home currency using your credit card.
Well look the picture I uploaded
 

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^ Ouch! Sorry to hear that. I'm getting that rebate though.
 
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works in the UK... bought "The Race 07"
Great game... really realistic driving... :D

Looks fantastic in 1920X1200 all maxxed and machine isnt even breaking a sweat... smooooooth
 

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I just bought Two Worlds...seems to be a steal for a mere 23 USD incl. Taxes
 
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hmmmm maybe im going to buy something too
 
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Going to buy two copies of Race 07, one for me, one for my brother, so he can play with his new gaming PC :)

Actually, might also buy myself Vampire The Masquerade Bloodlines and X3 Reunion, they're both at $10. This isn't a steal, this is just awesome.
 

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I have loads of games on my steam ac,its a good way to buy em really,if you dont care about the discs.

I have stalker too if anyone fancys some mulitplayer?
 

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^ plus you always have the flexibility of backing up on a CD (Game resources).
 

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My steam folder is 30gb+ so its hard to back it all up but i have backed up some games seperate.

The other thing i like is,if you reinstall windows.Just install steam again to your games partition were the steam folder is,and all the games just work again without having to dl them all again.Niiice
 

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Yeah but if your drive goes kaput, 30 GB of data would be too dear. Back-up is insurance....you can always re-download the game resources from Steam though.....30 GB.....make your choice....we're just talking 5 Dual-layer DVDs here ;)
 

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I know,i know,i should back it all up.But 30 heffing gb :twitch:
 

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five discs, tigger, that's all five DL DVD's. Saves lot of trouble of re-downloading 30 GB. I'd hate myself after having lost that much data and having to re-download it (and not having made a backup) ;)
 

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Valve would have to pay me to use steamy pile of crap, will not install it on my rig under any circumstances.
 

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Nice first post mate.

I can see your gonna be a very useful member here.

Why dont you like steam?
 
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Going to buy two copies of Race 07, one for me, one for my brother, so he can play with his new gaming PC :)QUOTE]


I also bought an XBOX 360 controller for the PC.. works a charm for this game aqs you have the two finger triggers on the controller that allow you to ease the throttle and brakes unlike using the keyboaqrd where its just on and off... get one for this game if you can :)
 

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I so wish I was able to get broadband back in time for Yule, but unfortunately that wasn't the case. I'll have to use a friends a PC to see if I can get Opposing Fronts and some others that take my fancy.

Gotta love Steam... now it's not the bile of wank it used to be.
 
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Nice prices i just grabbed myself a copy of CoD4 ^_^, the ID software pakage looks nifty though like 15+ games inside.