Steam Winter Sale

Discussion in '[H]ot|DEALS' started by Comixbooks, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. Fixall

    Fixall [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yea... While I did pick up a couple games (finally got around to picking up Far Cry 4 and The Witcher 3) I found the sale to be super underwhelming overall. The prices we significantly higher without the Flash Sales in many cases.

    My favorite purchases from the sale actually ended up being software, lol. I picked up:

    DisplayFusion
    It allows me to have; a Windows taskbar on both my monitors, a clock on both my monitors (without resorting to a widget which has vulnerabilities), and a different background on both my monitors. So far I LOVE it.

    I also picked up Controller Companion so I can use my XBox 360 controller as a mouse on the rare occasion I use my TV as a monitor for gaming. It's pretty damn convenient.
     
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  2. Ranulfo

    Ranulfo [H]ard|Gawd

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    Main purchase for me this year has been Warhammer Vermintide. Very fun game. I've put 25 hours into it so far. Its short overall but fun with friends and is ok when solo with bots. A left for dead game in a fantasy setting.
     
  3. luis1985

    luis1985 Limp Gawd

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    Thanks for pointing out the Controller Companion application. It's awesome!
     
  4. cageymaru

    cageymaru [H]ard as it Gets

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    LEGO Batman trilogy with all the DLC for $14.99
    https://www.bundlestars.com/en/bundle/lego-batman-complete-bundle
     
  5. NoxTek

    NoxTek The Geek Redneck

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  6. thekipper

    thekipper Limp Gawd

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    well, I've got $73 worth sitting in the cart...what to do. I wish Shovel Knight wasn't $10.

    Shovel Knight
    Jet and Guns
    Talos Principle
    Metal Slug Triple Pack
    Spelunky
    Syder Arcade
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein
    Company of Heroes Complete
    Witcher 2
    Star Wars Empire at War Gold Pack
    Gauntlet
    Supreme Commander Gold
    etc.
     
  7. beowulf7

    beowulf7 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Great to hear you'll be back to run such a thread.

    Yeah, sucks about Steam/Valve doing that this time around. Honestly I've been getting way more games via things like Humble Bundle or free Steam keys that are given out every so often on Slick Deals.
     
  8. TheMadHatterXxX

    TheMadHatterXxX 2[H]4U

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    $0.00 .....was considering Squad after watching a few streams and thought it was $20 before checking, but I'm not paying $40 for something not finished.
     
  9. Tzzird

    Tzzird [H]ardness Supreme

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    Wow... shocked that Shovel Knight is $10. I can swear it's been down to about $6 before.
     
  10. thekipper

    thekipper Limp Gawd

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    I thought the same....
     
  11. mls1995

    mls1995 2[H]4U

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    Talons Principle is worth having, a very unique and interesting experience. Witcher 2 is one of the best games I've played.
     
  12. TheMadHatterXxX

    TheMadHatterXxX 2[H]4U

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  13. Cold Dark Shadow

    Cold Dark Shadow [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Brutal Legend
    Garys Mod
    ... thats it.
     
  14. TheSoldier

    TheSoldier Limp Gawd

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    Picked up Gary's Mod that I swore I bought at one point and Witcher. Not much else that I don't own or care to purchase. Also gifted a couple copies of Shower with Dad Simulator to a few friends, as a nice christmas present.
     
  15. KazeoHin

    KazeoHin [H]ardness Supreme

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    hoo boy.

    GTAV (crashes whenever I hit 'pause' so F that.)
    Trials Fusion (who doesn't love this series?)
    Metro Redux (2033 and LL)
    Nidhog (oh my god this game is too damn fun)
    Mount Your Friends (I bought 4 of them to gift to friends who require mounting!)
    7 Days to Die (not on sale, but my mates started a server and so hey, why not...)
    Cities: Skylines (played it for like 15 minutes and had to stop for adult duties...)
    Ryse: Son Of Rome (Easily the winner in this line-up. great game with AMAZING visuals.)
     
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  16. Lateralus

    Lateralus More [H]uman than Human

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    This might be the first sale where I've purchased $0 in games. That's less because of the lack of deals or interesting games and more because I've had zero time for gaming between work and the holiday, paired with an already huge backlog.

    I thought that clicking through my discovery queue to get the cards was going to be a huge grind, but I actually enjoyed it as I discovered many cool looking games that I wasn't even aware of. Added several of them to my wishlist in fact.
     
  17. batmanwcm

    batmanwcm Gawd

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    I just picked up:

    Ryse : Son of Rome
    Borderlands 2 : GOTY
    Bastion
    Transistor
    Wolfenstein : The New Order

    Total came to $32.30.

    I had $40 in my Steam wallet from a Logitech G502 bundle I bought in the summer so I figured, why not?
     
  18. KazeoHin

    KazeoHin [H]ardness Supreme

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    Ryse is quite a fun game if you enjoy the 'beat-em-up' style gameplay. It reminds me of what a modern Double Dragon/ Ninja Turtles Beat'em up should be like.
     
  19. Silentbob343

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    Does it support kernel mode? The steam controller doesn't and it is annoying.
     
  20. misterbobby

    misterbobby 2[H]4U

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    Ryse has some gpu usage issues for most Maxwell users.

    Here is the crazy fix if you encounter it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9SH6rL6NSE

    with Origin off

    http://s7.postimg.org/rjcumxztn/ryse_low.png

    with Origin on

    http://s15.postimg.org/8gbjunfpn/ryse_normal.png
     
  21. Fixall

    Fixall [H]ard|Gawd

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    No prob, I'm glad someone else found it useful. :) I didn't even know it existed up until a few days ago.
     
  22. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    Got GTA V in the autumn sale for $36 (or whatever it was) played that until a couple weeks ago, then got Wolfenstein: TNO, which so far left me a little lackluster but it was much cheaper and just came off a much higher image quality "open world" type of game so yeah of course I was bound to be a little disappointed, I will say though my desire to go back and beat it is much lower than GTA V. I will play it when I have the time but not all the time.
     
  23. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    Wow I didn't know they sold the game, I remember playing web versions on Kongregate or something years ago.
     
  24. Azphira

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  25. Morphes

    Morphes 2[H]4U

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    I got wave and geometry wars

    Wave is way better IMO
     
  26. FrEaKy

    FrEaKy [H] Movie and TV Show Review Guy

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    I got Quake Pack and Unreal Pack, was gifted Worms Armageddon and Shadow of Mordor
     
  27. HFBallad

    HFBallad Gawd

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    !?
    Didn't think it was possible to buy DLC on Steam without owning the game for the dlc.
     
  28. Savi

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    why would you even do that lol
     
  29. superbovine

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