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Lately because of the specials I find my self with a bunch of games that I paid for and have not played and dont have time to play them... Anyone else has a similar issue?

    
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Yep, I do the same thing. "Oh what's the special today? Hmmm... (insert game name here) Well I've sorta been interested in it... and its only 5 bucks? (or 7 or 10 or w/e) alright, I'll buy it" *Buys it, then never gets around to playing it*
 
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I think you'll find your opinion echoed here. I've severely limited the number of games I play now days due to lacking money and time. The specials were the first time I bought a game in a long time and now I've got too many to play.
     
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today one of the specials is sniper elite v2 for $16.99 already downloaded it.

 

oh i also got alan wake for $7.49

    
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Just wait to see how much that is echoed during the summer and winter steam sales...I ended up picking up 18 games during the summer sale...spent a total of 75 bucks...Played 3 of them...lol...I dont know what to play next...so i just ignore them and stay on OCN.net...
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Originally Posted by Strider_2001 View Post

Just wait to see how much that is echoed during the summer and winter steam sales...I ended up picking up 18 games during the summer sale...spent a total of 75 bucks...Played 3 of them...lol...I dont know what to play next...so i just ignore them and stay on OCN.net...

Heh, I was waiting for the summer sale, waiting for just a couple games since I pretty much had what I wanted.... ended up spending over $200...again... happened during the christmas sale last year, and the summer sale last year lol.
 
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Oh god yes.

http://www.steamcalculator.com/calculator.php?account=Bobicon

And that list is still missing 48 games from what I own on steam.
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Oh god yes.
http://www.steamcalculator.com/calculator.php?account=Bobicon
And that list is still missing 48 games from what I own on steam.

Mine is like that too, missing a chunk of games I don't have on Steam, though most are duplicates since I bought them outside of Steam first.

http://www.steamcalculator.com/id/marafice_eye
 
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post #9 of 13
I EASILY spent $250+ on the summer steam sale. I have so many games, and my friends do too biggrin.gif

...and yes, I have OP's issue too. I have the dead space games, alan wake, and a few others that I haven't even opened once. There are others that I only just barely started.
post #10 of 13
Yup same here instead of saving up for mechanical keyboard i spent it alll on steam.
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