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please don't remind me of that game. the horror.

 

Fable 3.

 

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It was a worse game in every regard compared to Fable 2,.  Comically enough, because Fable 3 was a sequel to a very mediocre game, people didn't have as high of expectations for it as they did for Fable 2.

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Except that's not the case with Arma 3 (at least according to the pricing media) in that you're buying at a big discount and have access to alpha, beta, and the full game upon release ($32.66 as compared to perhaps $59.99 when it hits full retail release on Steam).

That's awesome.

Buy when the Alpha comes out and you get a discount and access to testing, buy when Beta comes out and you get a discount and access but not as big a discount or wait for full game and pay full price. Love it. Alpha, Beta and a discount. Can't go wrong.

And I love the fact testing won't be done by randon Twitter idiots and people who actually are supporting and buying the game.

They just a rare breed of developers this lot. Good on them!

Nobody is buying Alpha or Beta access you're pre-ordering the game, getting Alpha or Beta access and getting huge discounts. Only an idiot would complain about that.
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Fable 3.

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It was a worse game in every regard compared to Fable 2,.  Comically enough, because Fable 3 was a sequel to a very mediocre game, people didn't have as high of expectations for it as they did for Fable 2.

please.


stop

sad-smiley-002.gif Fable TLC is one of the best games ever made. please stop
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definitely preordering this
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Nobody is buying Alpha or Beta access you're pre-ordering the game, getting Alpha or Beta access and getting huge discounts. Only an idiot would complain about that.

I don't know about huge discounts...rarely do I see anyone paying more than $40 for a PC game on launch these days. 25GBP is around $40 so I guess it's not too shabby if you were already planning to get it day 1 and getting into the testing is a bonus.

The only time I pre-ordered for alpha/beta access was Star Citizen...but even that's $10 cheaper still like ~ 2 years out (so getting into the testing is nicer) and most importantly crowdfunding. With so many crazy titles out this year it'll be Q3 before we know it...hence I'm not that keen to get ArmA 3 before its debut.

Did it take a while for ArmA II to drop in price?
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I don't know about huge discounts...rarely do I see anyone paying more than $40 for a PC game on launch these days. 25GBP is around $40 so I guess it's not too shabby if you were already planning to get it day 1 and getting into the testing is a bonus.

The only time I pre-ordered for alpha/beta access was Star Citizen...but even that's $10 cheaper still like ~ 2 years out (so getting into the testing is nicer) and most importantly crowdfunding. With so many crazy titles out this year it'll be Q3 before we know it...hence I'm not that keen to get ArmA 3 before its debut.

Did it take a while for ArmA II to drop in price?

$32 for a full game is like stealing here in Australia.

Last game I bought was Hitman and it cost $80. COD and other games cost up to and sometimes more than $100 here. For a third of the price you get possibly the best FPS game created to date and Alpha and Beta access? I was going to buy it regardless of the price so that's just awesome.
    
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Even my TDU2 preorder horrors won't stop me from pre-ordering this :DDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
 
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Best news of the year.
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Wow I really want to buy it but I hope it dosn't run like **** xD
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Anybody remember the days when alpha's and beta's were for testing purposes and it was an honor to be a part of it and they weren't just a way to give a demo and milk money.
Those were the days.
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