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So, what, the first time this happens it's all "it used ot be about indie games no-one's ever heard of".
The last bundle, before this, was exactly an indie bundle.
And it was never the "humble indie bundle" it's always been "the humble bundle".
Total fail on your behalf.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7Aw5C7WQ6g

^ Notice the word "Indie." That's a video from Wolfire Games (which started the bundle)

But anyway, I don't understand your hostility/rudeness towards me about this. I just always remembered the bundles being about relatively obscure games from smaller groups of mostly independent developers. I wasn't trying to say these games aren't good or the bundle is worthless or not a good deal ... or anything along those lines. Not attacking it at all. Just noticing the change, however slight it may seem. In any case, and with any games, I still like the fact it is bringing money to charity. thumb.gifsmile.gif
    
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post #82 of 143
I think it's been summed up already by others. This is a terrible article.

I donated $25 and I already own every single one of those games. So I just shot the gift link to my misses who was pleasantly surprised!
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post #83 of 143
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What's wrong with THQ? They make some great games, its not like it is EA where talking about here.

See, that's the difference. Thq makes games. Games don't sell too well today.

EA makes crappy games. Now those... those are the modern AAA titles.
post #84 of 143
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Originally Posted by Anhedonique View Post

See, that's the difference. Thq makes games. Games don't sell too well today.
EA makes crappy games. Now those... those are the modern AAA titles.

Well that's where you are wrong my friend..

Neither company makes games. They only publish them. tongue.gif
post #85 of 143
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Well that's where you are wrong my friend..
Neither company makes games. They only publish them. tongue.gif

Yeah I'm aware they're just publishing games and not actually making them, it's just that EA seems to publish mostly moneygrabbing titles.
post #86 of 143
I bought em for Metro 2033 and The saints!

Nice!
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Even though I don't like that they let THQ pressure them into ditching the DRM-free and multi-platform requirment in order to offer their games that alone wouldn't stop me from participating, but the fact that they pressured them to drop EFF as one of the charities does.
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Well that's where you are wrong my friend..
Neither company makes games. They only publish them. tongue.gif

That is actually completely wrong. Both companies own internal developers, both companies develop AND publish games.
Edited by Mygaffer - 12/3/12 at 2:25pm
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7Aw5C7WQ6g
^ Notice the word "Indie." That's a video from Wolfire Games (which started the bundle)
But anyway, I don't understand your hostility/rudeness towards me about this. I just always remembered the bundles being about relatively obscure games from smaller groups of mostly independent developers. I wasn't trying to say these games aren't good or the bundle is worthless or not a good deal ... or anything along those lines. Not attacking it at all. Just noticing the change, however slight it may seem. In any case, and with any games, I still like the fact it is bringing money to charity. thumb.gifsmile.gif

Right, because that was a bundle of Indie games. There's also been the Humble Android Bundle. It's always "The Humble [WHATEVER] Bundle". It doesn't have to and has never been solely Indie games only.

Maybe I came off as way harsh and rude and I apologise, but this is a great opportunity to get awesome games for free (practically). I beat the average, paid around £4GBP for Darksiders alone, which retails for £20, I already owned the rest. I've bought, quite literally, every single bundle, except the book ones and I've never gotten the impression it was indie only. I mean, I see where you're coming from, but they've never built up this image of being Indie only. It's, like I said, The Humble [WHATEVS] Bundle.
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It's for charity. You're lucky you are getting any games at all!
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It's for charity. You're lucky you are getting any games at all!

Pfft. I left it as the default split.
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