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Old 27th May 2009, 6:52 PM   #1
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Arrow Bargain Downloadable Games

I'm always on the lookout for bargain games. Most of the time I only find out after the fact, especially when the offer is limited to a single weekend or day.

Therefore I'd like to make a thread where anyone can post game bargains, preferably downloadable games, as they don't have shipping costs or limited numbers of units.

So, to start this off:

GamersGate: (All prices in US$, dates in US time zone)
All week (May 25- 31): Men of War 60% OFF ($11.99)
Wednesday, May 27: Mount & Blade 50% OFF ($14.95)
Thursday, May 28: World in Conflict Complete Edition 50% OFF ($14.95)
Friday, May 29: Sword of the Stars Complete Collection 50% OFF ($14.95)
Game of the Weekend (Thur. - Sun): S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky 50% OFF ($14.99)
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Old 27th May 2009, 8:16 PM   #2
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T2k Games are half price on direct2drive..

http://www.direct2drive.com/staticpa...?topic=2kdeals
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Old 27th May 2009, 9:30 PM   #3
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T2k Games are half price on direct2drive..
I thought Direct2Drive didn't work for Australians? Has it recently changed?
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Old 27th May 2009, 9:52 PM   #4
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I thought Direct2Drive didn't work for Australians? Has it recently changed?
Oh.. i dunno.. i just saw them there.. didn't realise we can't get them..
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Old 27th May 2009, 10:05 PM   #5
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I thought Direct2Drive didn't work for Australians? Has it recently changed?
Different games have different restrictions.

You need to click on the games to see which countries they are restricted to.

Eg, for the T2K games, the Civilization series is not sold to Australians, but Bioshock is.

You just need to check each game that you are interested in. Good prices on that site.
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Old 27th May 2009, 10:21 PM   #6
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I've got Pirates! and Civilization 4 in my shopping cart, i've signed in, and all i have to do is enter my CC in and i would presume i'd have them..
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Old 27th May 2009, 10:27 PM   #7
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I've got Pirates! and Civilization 4 in my shopping cart, i've signed in, and all i have to do is enter my CC in and i would presume i'd have them..
Give it a go and tell us what happens.

If you click on Civ 4. Its restricted to the US, UK, Canada & Mexico IIRC.
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Old 27th May 2009, 11:25 PM   #8
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Civilization 4 : : Country restricted.
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Old 27th May 2009, 11:37 PM   #9
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You can't go past Mount and Blade in my opinion... I've been playing it since some very early versions and it's a top little game.

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Old 28th May 2009, 1:25 AM   #10
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Thank god for this thread. Played M&B on my old comp (Swadian Knights=godly) and I lost the old install! It was only like $8 when I bought it, now it's $40AU on the official site. I almost cried when I saw the offer ended on Wednesday (1AM Thursday when I find out) but remembered the timezone difference of 17 hours, so it's only just Wednesday in America. JOY! And as luck would have it, I had $2.54 in my Paypal account, so only had to pay $16AU. THANK YOU SO MUCH CHRIS MCMAHON!!!!!!!
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Old 28th May 2009, 2:31 PM   #11
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You can't go past Mount and Blade in my opinion.
Men of War for <US$12 is hard to beat too. It's US$30 on steam, and AUD$80 locally.

GamersGate is great if you like strategy games. They're got some real classics and pretty good prices. They are also more flexible when it comes to "US only" releases.

Only downside is that their bandwidth isn't crash hot. Limited to about 120KB/s per download and their download software needs babysitting.

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I almost cried when I saw the offer ended on Wednesday (1AM Thursday when I find out)
I know that feeling.

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Old 29th May 2009, 12:11 PM   #12
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Yeah, M&B was an awesome deal for 15 usd. And no messing about with a downloader - it gives you a serial so I just went and downloaded it from the developer's website instead

Currently umming and ahhing about grabbing World in Conflict while it's 15 bucks... Don't really need it... But...
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Old 29th May 2009, 3:53 PM   #13
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M&B was like $4-5 at some point during a Steam weekend special, kinda wish I'd picked it up. Been told it's pretty cool.
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Old 29th May 2009, 3:55 PM   #14
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Unreal Tournament 3 Black Edition 50% off (US$9.99) expires June 7th
Unreal Deal (5x Unreal Games) 50% off (US$19.99) expires June 7th



Here's one I came across day. I'm not sure when, or if, there's an expiry date.
Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power US$1.99 at GamersGate. Turn-based strategy.
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Here's one I came across day. I'm not sure when, or if, there's an expiry date.

Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power US$1.99 at GamersGate. Turn-based strategy.
Does it still have starforce as DRm?
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