GOG pick 5 and pay $10 promo

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Nov 21, 2012
  1. shadowmanwkp
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    Probably in response to black friday and the steam sale that will start today, Good Old Games (GOG) has launched their own promotion! You can pick five indie games from a selection of 20 games and you only pay $10,- for them, DRM-free.

    [​IMG]News on GOG
    [​IMG]The promo page
     
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    not to bad a promo
     
  3. Wizerzak

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    Can't believe I'm saying this but: I don't want DRM-free. Steam is so much better. :(
     
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    Member EyeZ GBAtemp Addict

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    You got me all excited now.
     
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    Not looking at this.

    Not looking at the Steam topic.

    I don't have money. I need to save my money. I have bills, credit cards, and glasses/contacts that need to be paid/paid off/bought.

    But I want to look so bad...
     
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    Damn no Freespace/Freespace 2 in that list. Would have made it an insta-buy for me.
     
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    Eh, almost all of them have been in the Humble Indie Bundles. Nothing that I don't have :<
     
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    So 20 games for $40? Oh why don't I have a modern Windows PC.. Even though I probably don't have time to play most of the games, I'll end up buying them. Why? Because there isn't really any reason why not to. $10 for 5 games? That's.. almost free.
     
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    That's a pretty good deal I guess.
     
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    That might be the single most retarded thing I've ever read. What could possibly make a copy from steam better?
     
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    Well that's not a bad deal.

    Thanks for the heads up
     
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    Just a guess, but it's easier to manage your purchases via Steam Library I think? It just keeps them all a few clicks away, while if you don't have DRM, I suppose you have to bookmark the link where it gives you the download for each game?
    Steam is much easier in that case, it does all the work for you.
     
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    I tend to agree with you, DRM is restrictive and being able to copy the same installation file and installing it on all my personally owned desktops and laptops is a big plus, and that's one of the reasons I'd rather pick up indie titles from Indieroyale than Steam apart from the rock bottom prices.

    But then again, managing all my games on Steam is just so much easier, with all the auto-updates and what not. Heck, I find myself adding shortcuts to non-Steam games in my Steam game's list. Also, Steam's download speeds are blazing fast. Every time I reformat my PC, re-installing my games is a breeze. I'd run Steam and leave the PC alone for a couple of hours and all my games would be installed, updated and ready to go.
    Can't beat that with having to individually install multiple exes.

    Everything has a pro and a con, it all depends on which side you're leaning closer towards I suppose.
     
  14. Hells Malice

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    Seems like a solid deal. Symphony alone is worth the $10. Awesome game. Have a few more gems as well, like Trine.

    Buuut i'd prefer owning them on steam so i'll just wait for them to go on sale.
     
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    All the stuff Steam does?

    Automatic updating, achievements, customer support, workshop for certain games, cloud saving. Personally I prefer Steam copies of PC games over everything else.
     
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    Good Old Games, you are an enabler, and you should be ashamed.

    That being said, I'm going to start lobbing money in your direction. Tell me when to stop.
     

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