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Should I buy the THQ complete pack on Steam?

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I really wanted Homefront and Metro 2033, but I missed the Metro deal and $15 was a bit expensive for Homefront, from reading reviews. i mostly only play shooters, but not a huge fan of RTS/strategy games, but I probably would like them if they're really good. Currently the only game I own in the pack is Company of Heroes.
    
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Yes!

I mean, ummm, consult your wallet.

I was so tempted to buy the metro 2033 the other day. It was $5 and I had $6 in the bank. It was very difficult to resist.

Even if you don't like the games now, there is always the oppurtinity to play them later .
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If you really liked the CoH game you have then it might be worth it, otherwise wait a couple months for the Steam Winter deals, it will be back, as well as the 2 games you actually wanted.
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unless you intend to play those games immediately, i suggest you wait and get the FPS games separately during the oncoming thanksgiving sales
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Yeah, with steams big sales coming up you'll probably be able to snag most of the FPS's for way less.

I expect to see Homefront at $5-10, and Metro will probably be $5 again.
    
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I thought Metro was quite good, being one of those people that hadn't played it until just now ($5 sale lol). It's a bit longer than your average FPS these days, and those graphics... well the screenshots don't do that lighting justice.

I haven't played the new expansion, but I do own DoW2 and Chaos Rising. Even as an RTS fan I feel like these are pretty underwhelming, CoH is a much superior game, and with games like SC2 around there just isn't really a reason to play DoW2. The campaign was somewhat interesting until you realize most of the missions are just doing the same thing repeatedly on slightly different looking maps. For how much the games focus on having fewer units and more micromanagement, it still boils down to setting up your machine gunner, maybe using an ability or two from your commander, and waiting until that particular enemy blob has been slain by your units.
 
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