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post #31 of 143
So do all the games unlock on steam? My CoH boxed key doesn't want to unlock on steam :\

edit
nvm nice deal
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what should i pay if the only game i want is red faction? i have saints row and metro, don't care about DS or CoH.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Milestailsprowe View Post

I wish there was linux support but the main thing is that this is mainly for CHARITY.Make it a $1 thq, $2 for humble and the everything else for Charity

uhh no...why does everybody care about charity. screw charity. I'm supporting THQ 100% all the way. I, as well as all of the other people involved in gaming dont want THQ to die. Especially because of Metro Last Light.

All of the martyrs can keep paying towards charity but thats just dumb.


and another sensationlist article. Seems like you cant do anything in this world without anyone putting a different spin on it.
 
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post #34 of 143
This is a great offer, helping charity and you expect it DRM with these games so wheres the issue?

Can you purchase these if your a UK customer or do you have too live in America?
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post #35 of 143
I can't believe people on those articles are complaining about the games. $1 for AAA games.
$1.
I really don't believe it...
And others accusing THQ of abusing the HiB system, when proceeds can still be divided between THQ and charity, all the while 4 AAA games are being sold for $1.
Edited by end0rphine - 11/30/12 at 1:44am
post #36 of 143
Steam downloads you say - sounds good to me smile.gif I did have most of these games already on Steam tho so I payd which I felt like what was fair price for the two I did not yet have.
Edited by Carniflex - 11/30/12 at 2:24am
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So Humble Bundle and THQ are providing a way to get a bunch of AAA games for at least a dollar and choose whether the money goes to the developers or charity (or both) and this is somehow a bad thing because the games aren't indie games?

My mind is blown. Some people will complain about anything.

Edit: Forgot about the DRM complaining. And I honestly do understand people not wanting their games controlled by an unnecessary middle man, but considering this is THQ's Bundle and they're giving away a bunch of games for a stupidly low price in which the buyer can choose whether or not they even see any of the profit (you could donate entirely to charity or Humble), I think I can let it slide.
Edited by Mike395 - 11/30/12 at 2:36am
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I really can't believe that people are upset over this. Watch the numbers for charity at the end of this bundle's life, I'm sure that the charities will receive more money from this bundle than any other bundle to date. That will be all because of the THQ library. THQ simply benefits from the exposure and whatever money they get from the split. To me, it's a smart business move given their financial state.

Re DRM, people don't mind DRM as long as it isn't an inconvenience to them. That's why Steam is so popular. Regardless, I'm sure most of the people accessing these bundles activate through Steam anyway, even if the executable files are available.

On ports to Linux/Mac, porting these games would be way more problematic due their size when compared with smaller indy games. Why would THQ bother with putting effort into doing this when they are fighting to say in business?

The article writer just needed to write something sensational i guess.
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Bought, 50/50 split THQ/Charity (+10% tip to Humble)
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Quote:
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Yes but it really really sucks when your net doesn't work for a month.

Erm.. if your internet dies for a month you have bigger problems than Steams offline mode. That is not realistic whatsoever unless you live in the middle of literally nowhere.
    
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