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Cheap Indie Games

Postby Inscrutable » December 10th, 2011, 8:53 pm

Notch has been promoting the Humble Bundle, fair enough, its well worth it.

Here's another nice one a friend pointed me toward. I got one for me and one as a Xmas gift.

http://www.indiegala.com/
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Re: Cheap Indie Games

Postby ZeroPoke » December 11th, 2011, 9:17 pm

All those keys were annoying xD
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Re: Cheap Indie Games

Postby Lyman59 » December 30th, 2011, 9:23 pm

I'm surprised no-one has commented on this yet. It's a good bundle, but you have to sign up for the (apparently British) digital distribution platform that sponsors it, and what's more, while the screen where you put in the amount and proportion you want to pay shows dollars by default, the checkout screen defaults to British pounds, in the same numerical amount, rather than in a converted amount. If you read the fine print, you can switch it to dollars or Euros, but it's not immediately obvious; I'm sure a lot of people are overpaying by a factor of about 1.6[1] That's just shady, and does not fit the ethos of a "pay what you want" indie bundle.

Plus, Serious Sam: Double D and Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee are not indie games. One is a spinoff of a AAA game, and the other is a AAA game from last gen. Hardly "indie." Granted, those were two of the three reasons I wanted the bundle...
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Re: Cheap Indie Games

Postby ZeroPoke » December 31st, 2011, 1:15 pm

The important part was there were Steam keys
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Re: Cheap Indie Games

Postby Drakia » December 31st, 2011, 3:40 pm

Lyman59, not sure which bundle you're looking at, but the IndieGala is Steam key based, USD based, and doesn't contain any of the games you mentioned.

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Re: Cheap Indie Games

Postby Inscrutable » December 31st, 2011, 6:06 pm

Thanks for the bump, I just DL'ed the extra content added since I got it :D
For a min price of under $2 thats a damn good bargain. Of couse I paid more than that, I'm no skinflint ;)
That and the Humble bundles mean my steam library is very crowded already.
How I find time to play Minecraft and run a Server and have a real life as well, I don't know...
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Re: Cheap Indie Games

Postby Drakia » December 31st, 2011, 7:39 pm

My Steam library is currently sitting at 135 games (Though that probably includes the Free to Play games).
http://steamcommunity.com/id/drakia/games?tab=all

Just checked and that list doesn't include F2P games I haven't played, so total games on my list I own/F2P I've played: 111

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Re: Cheap Indie Games

Postby Inscrutable » January 7th, 2012, 5:34 am

Yowza! I finally had a chance to listen to the free albums on that Indie Gala bundle...
The Flashbulb's "Love is a Dark Hallway" is pretty damn good. I've never heard of them before. :D
Alone in the City and Heroes on Your Lawn are awesome tracks.
Most of the rest is kind of forgettable IMHO. Maybe it will grow on me... like mildew?
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