Valve Offering Free Portal 2 and DOTA 2

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Nov 12, 2011
  1. Devin
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    Seems that Valve is giving us something for Steams security breach. From an email sent by Gabe, Valve is going to be "rolling out some free copies of DOTA 2 and Portal 2 soon".



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    Thanks to Nujui for the heads up.
     
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    what is dota 2 i see it gets updates all the time but i have no idea what it is
     
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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bj81a2B0BRk[/youtube]

    Is DOTA 2
     
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    Well, that would be pretty nice of them. What worries me tho is the term "some free copies". Ah, well. Time will tell. :)
     
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    Nope, the email is a fake.
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    how are we certain that the image you just posted is more real than the image in the news post?
    :P
    I wouldnt mind a free copy of Portal 2, but its a big game and it's not even very old, so I'm tempted to believe you over the main news article... lol
     
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    dunno who deleted the thread, but I've undeleted it and moved it to the PC section.
     
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    Yeah, I figured that soon after I posted that.

    But the one in the OP is a fake, it should be obvious because Gabe doesn't use a signature and has a different font.
     
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    AES256...not bad...tough I would use MD5 on top of it, I mean double encryption =D
    ...or maybe somewhat 1024bit key? mwahahaha
     
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    Free copies of some good games? Hell yeah! Sure beats Sony Asia's offering of their silly "Welcome Back" package of shitty games >_>
     
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    :( I just bought Portal 2 about a month ago :hateit: I want my money back D:
     
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    If valve are serious about this - they would simply drop 30$ in your wallet or something.

    Or let you choose some other valve game.



    Yeah, they had poor stuff for some regions

    Good job i had 3 accounts, 1 USA, 1 EU, and 1 UAE :P
     
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    sure they will like the people who put down 10 dollars for tf2 2 the week before
    if this is true then you wont get 30 bucks back
     
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    For a moment I thought you were referring to AES256.
     
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