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Topic # 55146 24-Dec-2009 17:53
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check out the Mighty Ape boxing day sale (started already) for some really cheap games for pc and consoles

eg xbox360 fallout 3 $35.00  and for the pc Half life 2 orange box $40.00  lots more

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  Reply # 285047 24-Dec-2009 20:36
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Steam having huge sale as well, great package deals. also having some reasonable sales.

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  Reply # 285088 25-Dec-2009 01:24
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  Reply # 285320 26-Dec-2009 22:46
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Mightyape is awesome, bought a few games last boxing day sale.

Their standard prices are a little more than retail, but their sale prices are awesome.

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I brought Battlefield 2 collectors edition from Mighty ape, $39 comes with BF2, Special forces and the booster pack. Was a pain in the butt to activate the booster pack with EA so be warned.

Downloaded the latest and probably the last update for BF2 - version 1.50 (2gigs in size) where the expansion and booster packs comes free with the update! lol I was surprised in multi player to find New Zealand servers one im playing on atm is Plenty of aussie servers but its good to see a kiwi server available, at least we can all get good ping.

Im still a bit green behind the ears, my first server i join I got an instant bann,  first time logging in the game put me right in a random server, im on some yank server with 280 ping and grab the first vechicle i see which is a tank, I head out to cap a flag where i accidently run over one of my own team members. 

Next thing in big letters a message comes up


Sheesh man it was a mistake! Its not like i repeated it over and over.

Now im pretty careful at what im doing!  lol

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  Reply # 288845 11-Jan-2010 07:58
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BF2 is an intresting pick given it is old, not single player and about to be replaced. I played it for 1100 hours then got bored.

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  Reply # 288854 11-Jan-2010 08:59
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1100 hours? So thats 8 hours a day, for 137 days.... :S
Even at 10 hours per week, thats still two years worth of gaming.

Obviously I do not have enough spare time on my hands :P

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  Reply # 293036 26-Jan-2010 00:43
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There are a few local NZ BF2 servers, just type search iconz.... or if you want more populated oz servers try search gamearena.

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