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Re: GOG.com sale this weekend

Postby Tawmis » Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:19 pm

Kitarak wrote:Hope this is OK to post here - this is not really Sierra related, but for you adventure fans, there is a GREAT adventure game sale on GOG.com this weekend. Around 75% off a number of newer point & click adventure titles. I will definitely be picking up a few of these! ... I'd link but you should use the affiliate banner... :)


Just to answer; yes, it's okay.
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Re: GOG.com sale this weekend

Postby Kitarak » Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:08 am

adeyke wrote:I haven't played all of those, but I do really like the Blackwell games and Primordia.


Thanks for the suggestions! I will check these out! Can't go wrong for less than $5 :)

tawmis wrote:Just to answer; yes, it's okay.


Thanks! Still figuring the site out - have you played any of these titles? Any gems in the list?
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Re: GOG.com sale this weekend

Postby Collector » Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:40 am

There is a thread for GOG amd Steam sales: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1495

Note, I'll be merging this with the stickied thread, but wanted to give heads up first.
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Re: GOG.com sale this weekend

Postby Kitarak » Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:45 am

Collector wrote:There is a thread for GOG amd Steam sales: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1495

Note, I'll be merging this with the stickied thread, but wanted to give heads up first.


Whooooooops :oops: .. thanks for the heads up!
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Re: GOG.com sale this weekend

Postby Collector » Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:06 am

Don't worry about it, just trying to keep things tidy.
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Re: GOG.com sale this weekend

Postby Tawmis » Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:42 am

Kitarak wrote:
tawmis wrote:Just to answer; yes, it's okay.

Thanks! Still figuring the site out - have you played any of these titles? Any gems in the list?


Of that list; I've not played any of those!

Edit: Merged the thread.
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby adeyke » Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:10 pm

Yesterday, several Sierra games were added to Steam. I posted here about it, but then reconsidered and deleted the post. Today, however, we see the reason: the games are also available in a Humble Bundle. That's more worth mentioning.
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby Paladin Wizard » Tue Sep 06, 2016 1:43 am

Yeah I came here to mention the Humble Bundle Sale. I'm pretty much going to buy it later this week.

I was sad to see the Quest for more Glory forums are down for the moment. I should get active again here and there.
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby Tawmis » Tue Sep 06, 2016 11:33 am

Paladin Wizard wrote:Yeah I came here to mention the Humble Bundle Sale. I'm pretty much going to buy it later this week.
I was sad to see the Quest for more Glory forums are down for the moment. I should get active again here and there.


Would be nice to see you hang out here more. :)
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby Collector » Fri Nov 04, 2016 1:30 am

Twinsen's Odyssey (Little Big Adventure 2 in Europe) is free for a limited time on GOG.

Twinsen's Odyssey on GOG
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby NicoDE » Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:52 am

GOG > The Monstrous Winter Sale > Activision Hits 1
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby Tawmis » Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:47 am

NicoDE wrote:GOG > The Monstrous Winter Sale > Activision Hits 1


Nice. I already own the "Sierra Classic" stuff, myself. But for anyone who doesn't - this is a really good deal.
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby adeyke » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:36 pm

There's a Classic Sierra Bundle on Steam. It's a "complete the set" type bundle, so you don't have to pay for games in it you already own on Steam.

The holiday sale will be soon, so I'm not buying it yet. This is just an early heads-up.
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby Tawmis » Fri Dec 16, 2016 4:05 am

adeyke wrote:There's a Classic Sierra Bundle on Steam. It's a "complete the set" type bundle, so you don't have to pay for games in it you already own on Steam.

The holiday sale will be soon, so I'm not buying it yet. This is just an early heads-up.


Very cool. I got them all on GOG.com (my preference over the two) already! But always nice to see these going on sale and giving folks to check these games out.
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Re: Steam and GOG sales

Postby Collector » Fri Dec 16, 2016 12:14 pm

Also remember that the KQ, SQ, PQ and LSL Steam releases are the same as the highly flawed 2006 VU collections, but are a way to get the SCI remakes of the first games. The GOG releases just have the original AGI versions of the first games. I would note that it has been reported that my 2006 VU patches do work for the Steam releases. I did do a patch for the GOG KQ release, but none of the others. Someone told me that the Steam QfG release is not as good as my GOG release. I have no more information about any other Steam Sierra releases.
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