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Topic # 147464 20-Jun-2014 07:29
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steams summer sale has started.  first day is kinda meh tbh.

Did pick up Far Cry 3 deluxe and DMC.

I crafted the badge, waste of time/money (spent about $2 on the trading cards), was hoping for some kinda discount or something, but no, just some useless items and +1 to my steam rank.  So I wouldnt advise people doing this (buying the cards was a PITA since everyone was buying them in the market and it was a race, too many clicks to buy a card).

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  Reply # 1069695 20-Jun-2014 07:39
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I hope I can get some decent games, I haven't got anything to play at the moment.









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  Reply # 1069696 20-Jun-2014 07:44
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ive only recently started PC gaming (2-3 months), ps4 had too few games and I like backwards compatability isnt really an issue on PCs.  So i've been going nuts and buying so many games on sale (so many sales everywhere, kinguin.net is great).

 

I've gotten around 150 games in 3 months :)  I figure $4 an hour of entertainment is good value, so as long as I get that much enjoyment from a game is a good buy.  Ive had some great buys and some poor ones.  Dead space 1 (got for free from origin) was great, so was 2 (12 hours for $5).  murdered was average ($21 for 5 hours).  im working my way through my back catalogue, finished transformers war for cybertron last night, onto fall of cybertron now, move onto dead space 3 next week probably.

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  Reply # 1069718 20-Jun-2014 08:38
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reven: steams summer sale has started.  first day is kinda meh tbh.

Did pick up Far Cry 3 deluxe and DMC.

I crafted the badge, waste of time/money (spent about $2 on the trading cards), was hoping for some kinda discount or something, but no, just some useless items and +1 to my steam rank.  So I wouldnt advise people doing this (buying the cards was a PITA since everyone was buying them in the market and it was a race, too many clicks to buy a card).


Dont forget the general rules of Steam sales:

Dont by a game unless its a Daily deal, Flash Sale or community choice, except on the last day of the sale.



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  Reply # 1069719 20-Jun-2014 08:40
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mirrors edge is a terrible deal for a flash sale, always on sale for about $1.30 on kinguin.  so good to check other sites first.

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  Reply # 1069730 20-Jun-2014 09:04
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Brilliant! Thanks for the heads up.  I'll probably be looking for my Mrs this year as she's starting to get into gaming a bit;  Games like Walking Dead, wolf among us, etc.  First thing I'll be watching for is walking dead season 2, but if anyone has any similar suggestions for her I'm all ears.  She also recently enjoyed tomb raider. 

Not sure I'll get much for myself - I've still got loads of games from their last sale I haven't really played!



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  Reply # 1069733 20-Jun-2014 09:10
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also holding out for a good price on TWD S2 and wolf among us :)

didnt realise games went on sale at different times, noticed a few hours ago about 75% of my wishlist was on sale, now more are and keep getting emails about them (all sales end either 30th jun or 1st july)

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  Reply # 1070770 20-Jun-2014 09:41
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kinguin seems to just resell bundle keys individually to make a profit, which is against the TOS of the bundle sites iirc



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  Reply # 1070986 20-Jun-2014 13:47
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dont most bundle sales gift you the items now days (humblebundle does) so you cant resell them.

also anyone know how to get the full list of flash sales? I found a few by just browsing the site, but those flash sales werent listed on the front page, so i could be missing out on lots!!!! I NEED THEM ALL!!! :D

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  Reply # 1071004 20-Jun-2014 14:25
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There isn't a full list of 'flash sales', sounds just like you're finding other games that are on sale.


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  Reply # 1071026 20-Jun-2014 14:50
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reven: dont most bundle sales gift you the items now days (humblebundle does) so you cant resell them.

also anyone know how to get the full list of flash sales? I found a few by just browsing the site, but those flash sales werent listed on the front page, so i could be missing out on lots!!!! I NEED THEM ALL!!! :D


If its not on the front pages, it wont be a flash sales, just a regular discounted game. Do not buy it untinl the last day of the sale, unless you are desperate and its 70%+ off, as chances are it will be part of a flash or daily deal.

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  Reply # 1071425 21-Jun-2014 08:55
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reven: also holding out for a good price on TWD S2 and wolf among us :)


TWD S2 is now 50% off on the daily deals. Not sure if it might go lower, but that was good enough for me:)

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Got Hitman Absolution + Hitman Sniper Challenge for $3.99.
Not bad at all.  
(It's in the 'community choice'section right now.  1 hour to go.....)





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  Reply # 1072222 22-Jun-2014 20:27
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This is me so far...

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  Reply # 1072227 22-Jun-2014 20:31
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reven: steams summer sale has started.  first day is kinda meh tbh.

Did pick up Far Cry 3 deluxe and DMC.

I crafted the badge, waste of time/money (spent about $2 on the trading cards), was hoping for some kinda discount or something, but no, just some useless items and +1 to my steam rank.  So I wouldnt advise people doing this (buying the cards was a PITA since everyone was buying them in the market and it was a race, too many clicks to buy a card).


The game du jour is apparently Goat Simulator, well it has been in my house.

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  Reply # 1072228 22-Jun-2014 20:38
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So far I have only bought Prison Architect, I hope there are some better games coming.







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