Buy World of Goo for the price you want to pay

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  1. Maikel Steneker
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    To celebrate the birthday of World of Goo, the well-received DRM free indie game that was launched for PC and WiiWare last year, 2D Boy has made it possible to buy their game at any price.

    After paying a minimum of $0,01 via PayPal or credit card, the game will be downloadable for Windows, Mac and Linux (in .deb, .rpm and .tar.gz format).
     


  2. injected11

    injected11 Crescent Fresh™

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    I loved this game. I have the Wii version, and will probably still hop all over this deal. It's an awesome and simple game.
     
  3. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

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    You know buying the game for 1 cent wasn't their intention. It was to "buy the game at a price you find reasonable" because more then half the total player base pirated it.
     
  4. luke_c

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    Saw this last week on Kotaku, shame i already bought it a few months back.
     
  5. Maikel Steneker
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    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    Of course I do. But I think it's a really brave concept, because a lot of people will pay only 1 cent.

    I know I didn't. 20 dollars was too much for a game that I didn't really like that much. I like the concept of a DRM free multiplatform game, but it didn't appeal to me. This has convinced me to buy it multiple times (I got it for a few of my friends as well) for low but profitable prices.
     
  6. Arwen20

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    Wow, that is a great deal. Now if the would only make it available on DSi ware.
     
  7. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

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    Just bought it for 10 cents. Best deal EVAR!
     
  8. Hadrian

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    Well I still feel warm and fuzzy that I bought the WiiWare version. I didn't pay anything as I converted star points but I hope the folks at 2D Boy made a good profit off the title as they deserve it.

    I do fancy having this for the PC when the Mrs is using the TV for crap but I cant access the site right now.

    As for DSiWare they did say they weren't going to a while back but they have just announced a iPhone port so it could be possible perhaps.

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/world-of...nced-for-iphone
     
  9. jphriendly

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    Great find! Picked up a copy for $5. I love the "pay what you want" price model. Yes, I could have paid less (or more), but, if it turns out well for them, maybe more companies will do this as well. [​IMG]
     
  10. Law

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    £17 on Steam, or $5? I think I know what I'll pay.
     
  11. Minox

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    Seeing as I've already paid for it on Steam I went ahead and got another copy for $0.01
     
  12. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

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    Just bought it for a dollar.
     
  13. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

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    Something tells me it'll cost them more to process $0.01 transactions. Still a nice idea to generate more sales.
     
  14. Overlord Nadrian

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    Just bought it for $5. Seems like I'm one of the few people who'll still pay a reasonable price.
     
  15. da_head

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    eh fuck it, i'll just pirate it.








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  16. madtamski

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    Site must be getting hammered as I can't seem to access it either.
     
  17. Kamiyama

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    2 dollars here. I though buy it for 5 dollars, but that was my all Paypal money.
     
  18. BakuFunn

    BakuFunn Flameproof.

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    I wonder if 2D Boy is giving human nature too much credit.

    Or not enough, at that.
     
  19. Law

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    They're probably going to name and shame all the people who paid low amounts (
     
  20. Zenith94

    Zenith94 1337 h4x0r f0r t3h w1nz

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    Maybe if they just released it on the Xbox Live Arcade less people would pirate it and it would have better sales.