Buying Only 10 Games in 12 Months (2018) Page 137

  • Phattso 4 Jul 2018 09:31:45 23,782 posts
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    Hey, don't get all snippy especially as it seems you're trying to sneak a remaster through under the guise of a freebie!!!! Rule breakers don't get to make complaints. :)
  • DUFFMAN5 4 Jul 2018 09:44:14 23,393 posts
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    @Phattso
    I bet you are so glad you authored this thread ;)
  • Phattso 4 Jul 2018 09:53:07 23,782 posts
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    Heh. I've gotta say - without you guys surgically analysing my purchases and playing, I'd have folded on this challenge back in March. That makes it all worthwhile. ;)
  • monkman76 4 Jul 2018 09:55:31 13,416 posts
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    I'd like to think it's amusing, nay, titillating Phattso as much as the rest of us. :)
  • JoelStinty 8 Jul 2018 18:01:58 6,846 posts
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    Well i managed to get all Kong Letters and Puzzle pieces in Tropical Freeze (Including the bonus world). Taken me just shy of 50 Hours. Not sure whether to proceed to do time attacks and the hard mode or not. Given the game a fair shake i think, which i ve enjoyed a lot.
  • vyseofhr 8 Jul 2018 18:21:39 1,155 posts
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    Traded South Park for Wolfenstein - move me up Jonny. Feels good to have traded a completed game from my ten though.
  • erniewhatbert 8 Jul 2018 19:00:08 2,926 posts
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    Moved in with the duck. Game 3: Death Road to Canada. Good fun for runs of 20 mins at a time, getting my hopes up before they are cruelly dashed. I'm a fan of the irreverent writing style.
  • rice_sandwich 9 Jul 2018 08:14:38 4,824 posts
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    I thought I'd throw the choice of my final game this year (doing 5 games instead of 10) to the forum. Any suggestions on Switch or pc? I have most of the first party stuff on Switch. Preferred genres are simulation, turn based, strategy, rpg, rogue like and shorter indie games. Saying that, perhaps I should try something completely different to my usual fare. That might be good fun or really terrible.
  • Phattso 9 Jul 2018 08:17:27 23,782 posts
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    BattleTech on PC has been getting some rave reviews from the forumites playing it.
  • Graxlar_v3 9 Jul 2018 08:20:16 4,078 posts
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    I would hold off and wait right now r_s. there are still 6 months left to go and you wont want to use your 'final' purchase on a game now and then find something (red dead) comes out in a few months that makes you wet your pants its sooo good.

    Or just switch to the full 10 games and go nuts :) (if you care about JPRG's i would try the octopath demo)
  • monkman76 9 Jul 2018 08:28:14 13,416 posts
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    @rice_sandwich

    1-2 Switch. You're welcome.
  • THFourteen 9 Jul 2018 08:41:40 49,633 posts
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    Phattso wrote:
    BattleTech on PC has been getting some rave reviews from the forumites playing it.
    I love it. Finished the campaign now, but still want to keep playing. Might even start a new game with Roguetech (a mod).

    Bearing in mind I've always loved the BattleTech universe, so that might temper your own views on it, but i love the combination of the actual TBS gameplay combined with the "collect-em-all" mechs, and the strategy of altering your weapons loadouts etc.
  • DangerousDave_87 9 Jul 2018 08:45:54 5,098 posts
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    I hear Rabbids is excellent. :D
  • Phattso 9 Jul 2018 08:46:52 23,782 posts
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    FFFFFUUUUUUUCCCCCKKK OOOOOOOFFFFFFFFF!!!!!
  • Graxlar_v3 9 Jul 2018 08:47:41 4,078 posts
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    The DLC is what moves the game from worth the money to exceptional.
  • ghearoid 9 Jul 2018 09:10:07 3,052 posts
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    @rice_sandwich
    Valkyria Chronicles 4!

    Or Xenoblade Chronicles 2 + season pass if you don't already have that one.
  • rice_sandwich 9 Jul 2018 09:13:40 4,824 posts
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    @monkman76

    :D

    I already have it, sadly.
  • DangerousDave_87 9 Jul 2018 09:42:14 5,098 posts
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    Valkyria Chronicles is definitely on my radar. I've got it pre-ordered, but will wait for reviews before accepting a £50 hit on my bank balance.
  • THFourteen 9 Jul 2018 11:24:15 49,633 posts
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    For those of us that didn't partake in the world cup freebie, i am assuming @Phattso will allow us one free game from the RogueyOne giveaway thread right?
  • Phattso 9 Jul 2018 11:40:42 23,782 posts
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    The freebie is still on, you just have to complete it before the final. Have at it. :)
  • UncleLou Moderator 9 Jul 2018 14:03:52 39,747 posts
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    Graxlar_v3 wrote:
    The DLC is what moves the game from worth the money to exceptional.
    Great thing about it for those still in the competition - DLC doesn't count!

    So, unless you sold the game on or whatever, you can buy it, no questions asked, no eye-brows raised.

    One hell of a brilliant campaign that addon is.

    Edited by UncleLou at 14:04:17 09-07-2018
  • Phattso 9 Jul 2018 14:07:15 23,782 posts
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    Et tu, Lou-té?
  • UncleLou Moderator 9 Jul 2018 14:17:59 39,747 posts
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    edit: oh ffs

    Edited by UncleLou at 14:19:14 09-07-2018
  • warlockuk 9 Jul 2018 19:21:44 19,485 posts
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    Do Humblebundles count as 0, 1 or the number of games they give you?
  • Technoishmatt 9 Jul 2018 19:28:37 2,834 posts
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    Lol @ 0
  • warlockuk 9 Jul 2018 20:12:43 19,485 posts
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    Technoishmatt wrote:
    Lol @ 0
    Weeeellllll it's a single purchase but it's also a passive ongoing thing rather than something you explicitly buy.

    This might be how my steam library has 641 items in it.
  • Phattso 9 Jul 2018 20:37:21 23,782 posts
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    Rules for bundles are you count each game you install and play. Technically we would also require proof that you disposed of the remaining keys ethically, but trust will have to suffice. ;)

    How many you on for the year so far?
  • DangerousDave_87 9 Jul 2018 20:40:23 5,098 posts
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    I'm going to guess 17.
  • OnlyJoeKing 10 Jul 2018 23:32:18 746 posts
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    I have pre-ordered Dead Cells on Switch, compadres. That's me up to 9.

    Still fully intend to keep within my 12 for the year. Though I can see it being a struggle for the last few months!
  • Phattso 11 Jul 2018 00:06:50 23,782 posts
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    Oh, cool... hahahahaahAAAAHAHAHAAAA... ahem... nice! Well done. Stay strong. You're totally going to make it. No doubt.
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