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    Aside from the other mentioned bugs, having the...

    Aside from the other mentioned bugs, having the cursor escape the screen is incredibly annoying. I have to reset the option after nearly every battle or "cutscene". I also wish I could hotkey...
  2. I agree completely, I was just trying to...

    I agree completely, I was just trying to distinguish between actual reseller issues and UX issues (of which G2A has plenty, though Amazon is certainly no saint in that regard either)
  3. I covered that earlier, but I don't consider...

    I covered that earlier, but I don't consider Amazon and "Amazon's 3rd party marketplace sellers" as the same thing. In the context of digital goods sold by Amazon, the latter doesn't quite exist...
  4. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: If you want Chaos Theory, you'll be incredibly...

    If you want Chaos Theory, you'll be incredibly disappointed. It's mostly an action game with stealth bits and chest-high walls. I've heard Blacklist is better in this regard, but haven't played it.
  5. The insurance is optional, so it's not the same...

    The insurance is optional, so it's not the same at all.



    I don't think it's nonsensical, unless you're proposing that the entire world must agree that a site is not shady for it to actually be...
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    While I don't think I disagree with the point...

    While I don't think I disagree with the point that you were trying to make (that it's a "new thing in gaming"), I do disagree that the "community" back then was the problem, as there was rarely a...
  7. I think you overstate the problem. There are...

    I think you overstate the problem. There are certainly some sites that some people think are legit while others think they're shady. However, my point was that there are plenty of sites that everyone...
  8. I just use the sites that make it to /r/gamedeals...

    I just use the sites that make it to /r/gamedeals since they don't allow the "shady" sites. Though some may get through in the short-term, comments and admin moderation should sort those out pretty...
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    To venture a guess: the increased revenue from...

    To venture a guess: the increased revenue from the shop combined with an increased/more complex development cycle (GW1 had simpler structured maps and likely less VO/art content creation required)...
  10. Thread: Gaming headset

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    I wouldn't worry too much about cable length;...

    I wouldn't worry too much about cable length; extension cables are absurdly cheap.
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    It was an OpenVR update:...

    It was an OpenVR update: https://steamdb.info/app/220/history/
  12. Thread: I quit PC gaming.

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    While this was a use-case for Steam, it's pretty...

    While this was a use-case for Steam, it's pretty clear from the press surrounding its early days that it was by no means the primary one (which was to be a content distribution platform for Valve and...
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    I have a GOG key for The Dark Eye: Chains of...

    I have a GOG key for The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav. Shoot me a PM if you'd like it. If I get multiple PMs, I'll just raffle it off between them.

    edit: Gone. Sent to JackSparrow
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    You could also try for a...

    You could also try for a used/refurb/really-good-holiday-deal U271x where x < 5. In two years, I'd expect an uptick in GSYNC-esque technology and 144Hz monitors (maybe even in non-TN varieties), but...
  15. I wouldn't say "just" since it was introduced...

    I wouldn't say "just" since it was introduced almost a month ago, but it really is great for some videos (gameplay videos among them).

    edit: I have noticed an issue on some versions of Chrome...
  16. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: Right now it looks like the delta between...

    Right now it looks like the delta between Steambucks and cash price is ~$0.50-$0.75/key. It's also not that risky if you purchase in relatively small quantities and deal with people who have some...
  17. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: Using Steambucks to buy case keys also increases...

    Using Steambucks to buy case keys also increases their price by about 25%.
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    The part that hurts the most there is that the...

    The part that hurts the most there is that the console version has offline play...
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    If you're just after Full Mojo and don't mind...

    If you're just after Full Mojo and don't mind redeeming Insurgency, you can just send the gift link to yourself (using an alternate email or appending "+foo" if you use gmail) and redeem it
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    This...

    This LP was recommended on one of the previous Wasteland 1/2 threads if you want to go that route.
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    CS:GO is nowhere near flawless, nor does it fix...

    CS:GO is nowhere near flawless, nor does it fix (m)any of 1.6's flaws. It did however iterate on some of the flaws fixed by the late 2007(?) update in CS:S. It also regressed significantly in other...
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    Certainly the former, but that doesn't mean Steam...

    Certainly the former, but that doesn't mean Steam isn't already evil.

    edit: and also pretty much everything RobF said.
  23. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: You should still be able to get XCOM for free by...

    You should still be able to get XCOM for free by jumping through GMG's hoops: https://goldenjoysticks.greenmangaming.com/
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    Agreed. Up until the final few hours, most of my...

    Agreed. Up until the final few hours, most of my complaints with the game were technical (mainly around the camera, input lag/queuing, and targeting). The final bosses though...ugh. Such wasted...
  25. The changes seem primarily targeted at raising...

    The changes seem primarily targeted at raising the skill floor rather than lowering the skill ceiling, so I'm ok with them (though that assumes some/all of the changes will be disabled for actual...
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