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it seems capitilism has gotten to valve, bastards
http://pc.ign.com/articles/790/790013p1.html
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not surpise about that, fewer games in Black Box, seem pointless whereabout the orange box offer better for the value.
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well if u already have the full game and ep1 why buy them again? that was the purpose of the black box
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I don't want to shell out $50 for games I already have...
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I don't want to shell out $50 for games I already have...
Exactly. This is a stupid move on Valve. This will force me to get the games in other ways..
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I don't want to shell out $50 for games I already have...
Same.. why can't they just sell an EP2 for like $20 like they did with EP1?

Also, aren't they bundling like 2 other games in the Orange package other than the HL series? Like TFT2 and Portal or something like that?

They're basically forcing customers to buy their games because they know everybody wants EP2 and this will be the only way..
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Orange box will have three keys:

1. EP2, Portal, TF2
2. HL2
3. EP1

So you can give away your HL2/EP1 keys to other people so they can experience the glory that is Half-Life.
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valve is annoying me, i was gonna get a copy of CSS agian and i looked at Half Life2 and it no longer included CSS, ***

Half Life 2 is 20 bucks and CSS is 30 now, i'll just play something else for now and valve can kiss my @$$
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valve is annoying me, i was gonna get a copy of CSS agian and i looked at Half Life2 and it no longer included CSS, ***

Half Life 2 is 20 bucks and CSS is 30 now, i'll just play something else for now and valve can kiss my @$$
CSS is only $20, at least in the Steam store...
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post #10 of 11
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Same.. why can't they just sell an EP2 for like $20 like they did with EP1?

Also, aren't they bundling like 2 other games in the Orange package other than the HL series? Like TFT2 and Portal or something like that?

They're basically forcing customers to buy their games because they know everybody wants EP2 and this will be the only way..
Meh, I'll just buy Ep. 2 and Portals on Steam individually. I'm not all that interested in TF2 anyway, and it should save me some cash.
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