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  1. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: While you're probably right in some cases, the...

    While you're probably right in some cases, the CDkeys lot regularly feature in deals over at HUKD (Hot UK Deals) and I haven't seen a lot of people raising issues in the threads there. Personally I...
  2. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: I'd wager 90%+ pledged mainly to receive the game...

    I'd wager 90%+ pledged mainly to receive the game and backing it is a way of helping ensure that the finished game is as good as possible through what is effectively pre-ordering on faith. To see...
  3. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: http://www.cdkeys.com/pc/games/pillars-of-eternity...

    http://www.cdkeys.com/pc/games/pillars-of-eternity-hero-edition-pc-cd-key?mw_aref=4589656

    Pillars of Eternity for under 14 - even less (13) if you like their Facebook page. Bit of a kick in the...
  4. I'm going with "Yes" on that one. I've been...

    I'm going with "Yes" on that one.

    I've been reading the Codex for years and despite regularly reading anti-semitic, anti-gay, anti-polish, anti-newbie, anti-err... homosapien drivel from the "Like...
  5. The Codex has become a grotesque parody of...

    The Codex has become a grotesque parody of itself. There is still plenty of incredibly strong content on the site - the best users there are genuinely the most informed people in CRPG mechanics...
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    Old X-Com is still the daddy for me. Any bit of...

    Old X-Com is still the daddy for me. Any bit of gear on any soldier (within certain limits of how much they can carry) and a squad size of your choice.

    'Open X-Com' >>>>>>>>> 'XCOM'.
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    In games where you have a finite party that...

    In games where you have a finite party that doesn't change, or a single character for most of it... I get why people would re-roll a different class. However in this game you get companions and can...
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    OK, 2052 then. In all seriousness though, we...

    OK, 2052 then.

    In all seriousness though, we need a great turn based blobber in CRPGland. If I have to play one more handheld JPRGblobber-lite then my brain might melt. There's been a few released...
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    Not to mention M&M X, Grimrock and the commercial...

    Not to mention M&M X, Grimrock and the commercial successes of Skyrim and Dragon Age.

    I think the general consensus would be yes, even from Codexians who dislike at least half of the current crop...
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    I didn't really like Baldurs Gate (I was always a...

    I didn't really like Baldurs Gate (I was always a Wizardry / Gold Box man) but I'm enjoying this so far. The writing, which is a bit I didn't think I'd enjoy, is excellent - but I think I've had my...
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    Heh, I'm attempting to do exactly that through a...

    Heh, I'm attempting to do exactly that through a Windows Tablet (next to my bed) streaming games via Steam on my proper PC. Might work, might be a total disaster. Gonna find out when my new tab...
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    I'm so torn on this. On one hand I'm really...

    I'm so torn on this. On one hand I'm really looking forward to it, but I also know that unless I divorce my wife then I won't have the time this game needs (based on this Kotaku preview) to do it...
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    Sticky: I don't think it matters what further progress...

    I don't think it matters what further progress they show unless that progress looks like a Gold Box game with modern visuals. Us old gits will happily pay to rekindle our youth but not to play...
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    I want Elite Dangerous without the MMO aspect....

    I want Elite Dangerous without the MMO aspect. Why? Because I only get 4-5 hours gaming time a week and it's a horrible feeling being in a MMO environment where every minute you're not playing is a...
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    Sticky: I've been following this project for almost a...

    I've been following this project for almost a year (since it was first rumoured) and wasn't aware that it had arrived on Kickstarter due to the lack of active marketing. As a 'sequel' to the...
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    IMO the Asp is great for exploration, decent for...

    IMO the Asp is great for exploration, decent for trading but I'd go with something else for combat. The repair bills on my Asp are somewhat painful in my experience trading up from a Cobra - but I'm...
  17. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: South Park: Stick of Truth is 6.95 for the next...

    South Park: Stick of Truth is 6.95 for the next 8hrs on The Game Collection for the UK people:

    http://www.thegamecollection.net/south-park-the-stick-of-truth-pc.html
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    Wapiya System - Brothers Vision station is the...

    Wapiya System - Brothers Vision station is the new 'hot spot' for tedious but incredibly lucrative trading. Using a Lakon Type 6 with 104 cargo space I was making around 200k credits every 8 minutes...
  19. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: Valkyria Chronicles 50% off in the Humble Store...

    Valkyria Chronicles 50% off in the Humble Store if not already mentioned. It's a superb game.
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    Soooo... anyone been exploiting Tenche or Beta...

    Soooo... anyone been exploiting Tenche or Beta Sculpturis recently? Spent an hour at Tenche last night and made 1,000,000 credits running performance enhancers to 'seeking luxuries' using just the...
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    Is that the one with the liberals and crimson...

    Is that the one with the liberals and crimson pirates? I had a great experience last night with in a busy conflict zone, trying to take down a much stronger opponent but evenutually getting caught...
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    Would logging out and back into solo mode have...

    Would logging out and back into solo mode have saved you?
  23. I used to have a gaming desktop and it used to...

    I used to have a gaming desktop and it used to create a sense of isolation from my wife whenever I spent an evening gaming on it to the extent she felt completely ignored. Having a laptop capable of...
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    I only get to play ED for 3-4 hours a week and...

    I only get to play ED for 3-4 hours a week and faction progress seems virtually nil. Despite running missions between the same 4 or 5 systems for most of my gametime I still don't seem to have...
  25. Not sure why, but the current main ad is popping...

    Not sure why, but the current main ad is popping up and floating in the middle of the page on my Galaxy Note 2 with no obvious X button to get rid of it. It's making stories a bugger to read.
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