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The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« on: October 16, 2014, 05:39:59 PM »

Let me sticky this.

*stick*

Recently lots of sites like Steam, Origin and Gog.com have been chucking free games around. I thought this would be a good place to let you idiots know when they are, seeing as in the past they had things like Wing Commander III: The one with Mark Hamil and the talking Lion, and other decent games from the past on offer:


[ALL DATES ARE DD/MM/YY]\

JADE EMPIRE through ORIGIN
02-12-2015


Time, Gentlemen, Please / Ben there, Done that
through Bundlestars http://t.co/MZxmP6u4jW
04-10-2015

Abe's odyssey (original version, not new and tasty)
Through steam http://t.co/tmg37A4lqI
24-09-2015

HUMANITY ASSET - Through Indie Gala
https://www.indiegala.com/free2play
22-08-2015

IP - Through Bundlestars
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-08-17-200-000-free-steam-games-up-for-grabs?utm_source=Bundle+Stars+Newsletter&utm_campaign=1e869a85c3-Weekly_Round_Up_8_22_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3437eaaeba-1e869a85c3-423437681&mc_cid=1e869a85c3&mc_eid=1feded100a
22-08-2015



EXCELLENT DEALS YOU MISSED IF YOU DIDN'T CHECK THIS THREAD
Payday the Heist
Classic Aliens Vs. Predator
Bejeweled 3 (If that's your thing)
Weird Worlds
Little Big Adventure
Metro 2033
Mount and Blade
Torchlight
Sim City 2000
Age of Wonders
Theme Hospital
Avencast
Syndicate
Battle Realms
ULTIMA VIII
Grimoire Manastorm
AMNESIA - THE DARK DESCEND
COMMAND AND CONQUER: RED ALERT 2
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2014, 08:02:01 PM »

The Steam thing is just what they often do.
Having game/s free for the weekend, then you have to buy em to keep playing.
So, don't think it really falls under this category.

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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2014, 08:24:32 PM »

WELL OH
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2014, 08:26:52 PM »

I STILL HAVE NOT FORGIVEN YOU FOR THE TIME YOU ONLY TOLD US OF FREE GAMES AFTER THE FACT, OK?!

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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2014, 08:58:42 PM »

Sorry I can't hear you over all the FREE GAMES I GOT THAT ONE TIME
of which I've played ... ... ... 3! I think.
I have to stop buying games.
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2014, 09:00:10 PM »

Origin is trying to get people to like it by giving away free shit.  Last week it was Dragon Age Origins.

As mentioned above, its Bejeweled 3 now.
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2014, 09:01:30 PM »

Origin is trying to get people to like it by giving away free shit.  Last week it was Dragon Age Origins.

As mentioned above, its Bejeweled 3 now.

Yeah, too bad I bought Dragon Age Origins as it was 5 bucks with all DLC on Steam last week.
And it's still a fantastic game.
Having a ton of fun with it, playing all the DLC stuff for the first time.

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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2014, 09:06:07 PM »

oh yeah I suppose I could have done it last week when Dragon age origins was a thing

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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2014, 07:48:48 AM »

"Payday - The Heist" is free to get for TODAY on Steam
http://www.destructoid.com/payday-the-heist-is-free-on-steam-today-282657.phtml

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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2014, 05:53:03 PM »

DOTA's always free (but there a lot of asshats on the community you've been warned)

Also XCOM: Enemy Unknown free trial is up, for at least 2 more days.  And if your smart you can play for free longer
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2014, 11:01:40 PM »

Injustice: Gods Among us is supposed to be free, but I'm not sure where.  It isn't free on steam from what I can tell (though it is 50% off for just NINE NINETY NINE)
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2014, 03:46:01 AM »

Injustice: Gods Among us is supposed to be free, but I'm not sure where.  It isn't free on steam from what I can tell (though it is 50% off for just NINE NINETY NINE)

probably Free with Gold from Xbox
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2014, 07:58:52 AM »

Injustice: Gods Among us is supposed to be free, but I'm not sure where.  It isn't free on steam from what I can tell (though it is 50% off for just NINE NINETY NINE)
Nine ninety nine you say?

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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2014, 04:33:11 PM »

Crusader: No remorse on Origin.

Never heard of it before, but I'll give it a d/l now.
http://simsvip.com/2014/10/29/origin-on-the-house-crusader-no-remorse-free/
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Re: The "KEEP EACH OTHER POSTED ABOUT FREE GAMES" thread
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2014, 05:16:01 PM »

I'm surprised that a game from 1995 can take up 2 gigs of HD space.

Considering Hexen came out the same year and came shipped on like, seven floppy disks.  1.4meg storage on each.
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