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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by xtrmgam3r360 » Sun Dec 26, 2010 8:11 pm

Harshboy wrote:
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gamemasterAS wrote:Battlefield Bad Company 2: $6.79

:shock:
Where are you seeing it for that price? All I see it for is $14.99 @ 25% off
It was a one day sale, its 25% off for the whole sale.
BF BC2 is $6.80 again :wink:

Just picked it up for myself.
Hahaha, I just saw it and bought it right away, and then I came here to let everyone know, but it looks like you've done that already :lol:

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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by HotDog-Cart » Sun Dec 26, 2010 8:16 pm

I hope that CS:S comes on sale for $5 again.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by vskid » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:42 pm

Got Bad Company 2 today, glad I was too cheap to get it at $15 and waited. 8) Wish I'd brought my gaming laptop to my grandparents' house. I think I'm pretty much done buying games this sale unless Dirt 2 goes on sale. I can stay busy with the games I have now for quite a while.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by bicostp » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:50 pm

Is that Super Meat Boy game any good on its own merits, or is it just another overhyped "OMG RETRO 8 BIT (even though it has colors and effects of a 1996 arcade game) INDIE GAEM"? (As a benchmark, I didn't see why Braid was such hot poop.)

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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by gamemasterAS » Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:01 pm

bicostp wrote:Is that Super Meat Boy game any good on its own merits, or is it just another overhyped "OMG RETRO 8 BIT (even though it has colors and effects of a 1996 arcade game) INDIE GAEM"? (As a benchmark, I didn't see why Braid was such hot poop.)
I hate that game more than any game I have ever hated before. It's fun, but jesus I'm terrible at it.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by HotDog-Cart » Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:01 pm

Anyone else notice really really slow download times on steam lately?

I usually DL at like 500kb-1mb/s

Now its like downloading at likle 50kb/s.

EDIT: As I was typing this, it jumped to 400kb/s and then now it went to nothing? HL2 just says 32%. Its not paused, but has no speed indication.

Grr, steam. Work correctly.

Nothings wrong on my end.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by Harshboy » Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:13 pm

HotDog-Cart wrote:Grr, steam. Work correctly.
Their servers get raped at this time of year because everyone is buying and downloading games. I've gotten up to 5.8 MBps on Steams servers but only managed to get about 700 KBps today. It was worse a few days ago.

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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by gamemasterAS » Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:40 pm

Harshboy wrote:
HotDog-Cart wrote:Grr, steam. Work correctly.
Their servers get raped at this time of year because everyone is buying and downloading games. I've gotten up to 5.8 MBps on Steams servers but only managed to get about 700 KBps today. It was worse a few days ago.
Yeah, I normally pull like 2mbps from them and I'm currently getting 400kbps
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by HotDog-Cart » Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:45 pm

Hmm, I switched to a Ukraine server lol. 400kb/s now. Yee. haha. So if your DLing slow, switch toi Ukraine. Some forum members on steam suggested it.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by bicostp » Mon Dec 27, 2010 12:53 am

You people complaining about your 400k/sec download rates should stop whining... I have to deal with our 1.7 MB DSL (at 40 bucks a month no less!) downloading everything at a maximum rate of 180k/sec. :x Do you know how long it takes for 10 gigs of Dirt 2 to download at that rate?! (Damn long. That's how long. And it had to download up hill both ways in the snow and we LIKED IT that way!)

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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by HotDog-Cart » Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:28 am

BOTH WAYS!?
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by nightwheel » Mon Dec 27, 2010 3:55 am

bicostp wrote:You people complaining about your 400k/sec download rates should stop whining... I have to deal with our 1.7 MB DSL (at 40 bucks a month no less!) downloading everything at a maximum rate of 180k/sec. :x Do you know how long it takes for 10 gigs of Dirt 2 to download at that rate?! (Damn long. That's how long. And it had to download up hill both ways in the snow and we LIKED IT that way!)
I know the feeling man. We only have 1.5mb High Speed Cable Internet out here. And like you, were playing like $30 to $40 a moths for it.

I've had worse in the past though. Try downloading Half Life 2: Lost Coast over 64k cable internet.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by vskid » Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:16 am

I wasn't doing bad on the 23rd downloading about 30GB worth of games, I was getting around 1MB/s on my 8mbps connection. Now I'm waiting anxiously for today's sales.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by HotDog-Cart » Mon Dec 27, 2010 12:05 pm

The new sales just started.

None of the "best selling" prices changed. Which means: BF2 = $6.80 still

EDIT: Nevermind. They changed it back.
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Re: Steam Christmas Sale

Post by xtrmgam3r360 » Thu Dec 30, 2010 12:25 pm

Left 4 Dead 2 is now only $6.79, so if you don't already have it, you definitely shouldn't wait any longer at this price :D

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