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GOG's summer sale started today. http://www.gog.com/ Lots of flash deals, daily deals, and other deals. Thinking about picking up some fun older stuff, or lots of cool new stuff...

Looks like they are getting in just before the Steam sale. :)

What are you thinking about picking up?

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83129b8368dc8a6e0a086346d52d45fd08c4576d full scrypt   Supporter wrote on 06/13/2014 at 08:28pm

I was thinking about Ether One, thought it looked interesting. I've been meaning to pick up Beyond Good & Evil for PC, and heard that the GoG file is better supported than the Steam version (I have no idea if that's true or not).

24233c3af44bdb83ed0df3c8505523fae04301fd full hardeyez   Post Author wrote on 06/13/2014 at 08:35pm

Beyond Good & Evil is a great game (in case you never played it before).

83129b8368dc8a6e0a086346d52d45fd08c4576d full scrypt   Supporter wrote on 06/13/2014 at 08:52pm

I have, and I agree! I mostly just wanted access to play it on PC, rather than hook up my Xbox 360 or Wii.

Picture?type=large jdodson   Admin wrote on 06/13/2014 at 09:24pm

The Roller Coaster Tycoon deal is great. I have 1 & 2 on CD but to get them digitally... it's tempting.

So many great deals here. The D&D masterset is great too, if you don't already have it(which I do).

Fab6a28cb6b05fca5b86d8b4f82f1034.png?d=https%3a%2f%2fcheerfulghost.com%2fassets%2favatars%2fheadphone cheerful ghost JaBo wrote on 06/18/2014 at 08:06pm

Oh ya! Just picked up the Might and Magic RPG collection. See, I had a Sega, not a SNES and I played a lot of Might and Magic 3... was a great RPG and some of these others look awesome! $8.50 for 10 games... yes plz thnk you

Fab6a28cb6b05fca5b86d8b4f82f1034.png?d=https%3a%2f%2fcheerfulghost.com%2fassets%2favatars%2fheadphone cheerful ghost JaBo wrote on 06/18/2014 at 08:10pm

Considering the Thief pack...but worried the graphics will hold me back on that style of FPS/stealth game. Especially after I have the new one. Some games graphics don't matter, some games they do...

Fab6a28cb6b05fca5b86d8b4f82f1034.png?d=https%3a%2f%2fcheerfulghost.com%2fassets%2favatars%2fheadphone cheerful ghost JaBo wrote on 06/18/2014 at 08:42pm

Eh... I got it too, I'm a sucker for a good deal lol. Plus, I like the idea of expanding my digital collection outside of Steam.

83129b8368dc8a6e0a086346d52d45fd08c4576d full scrypt   Supporter wrote on 06/18/2014 at 08:49pm

It is hard to go back and play some 3D games with dated graphics. Much easier to revisit 2D games this way. The Thief games are solid, though, if you can look beyond graphics.

Picked up Ether One, and Omikron: Nomad Soul (talk about awesomely dated 3D graphics), and Magrunner is free right now! Always wanted to try that Portal-esque game out. I didn't realize that Omikron was from David Cage, of Heavy Rain and Indigo Prophecy/Fahrenheit fame. Anxious to dig into that.

Picture?type=large jdodson   Admin wrote on 06/18/2014 at 09:47pm

I agree some games are hard to go back to now. Some are timeless, but many from the PS era haven't aged well.

Fab6a28cb6b05fca5b86d8b4f82f1034.png?d=https%3a%2f%2fcheerfulghost.com%2fassets%2favatars%2fheadphone cheerful ghost JaBo wrote on 06/18/2014 at 10:31pm

Minor correction, but it was Might and Magic II (not III) that I played on Sega. And it was one of the best...so I'm looking forwarding to trying some of these others. I installed an emulator on my phone and was playing 2 again and it was still quite playable for me. 2D graphics are much easier to handle than bad 3D graphics.

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