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I know I'm old fashioned, but I like CDs.
Old fashion enough to buy the game guide? 600+ pages of color isn't too bad. I wonder if there will be anything there that isn't in the wiki?
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Screw that. Digital download. Its only 6 gigs
Where can I do the digital download? Don't wabt to deal with CDs anymore lol
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http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Elder+Sc...yrim&lp=1&cp=1

http://store.steampowered.com/app/72850/

You have to activate it on steam anyways, so steam is probably your best bet unless you can find it cheaper at a place that sells keys.
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Where can I do the digital download? Don't wabt to deal with CDs anymore lol

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so steam is probably your best bet unless you can find it cheaper at a place that sells keys.
This is not recommended. On steam it is safest to buy directly from steam. Lots of sites steal credit cards, buy games then gift the codes for cheap resulting in your ENTIRE account banned permanently.
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This is not recommended. On steam it is safest to buy directly from steam. Lots of sites steal credit cards, buy games then gift the codes for cheap resulting in your ENTIRE account banned permanently.
There are some legitimate ones like Green Man Gaming, however; you are right some like intkeys you should avoid like the plague.
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There are some legitimate ones like Green Man Gaming, however; you are right some like intkeys you should avoid like the plague.
Why should you avoid them? There are tons of satisfied customers. I haven't heard a single case of anyone being ripped off from them yet.
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There are some that are shady but I've used a couple with no issues yet. And I always use PayPal on those sites. I bought skyrim from Intkeys.. if it seems to shady once I receive it I'll just buy direct from Steam.. not spending $60 on a game though.

Edit: the only issues I've heard of were people buying off of ebay, etc.
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Why should you avoid them? There are tons of satisfied customers. I haven't heard a single case of anyone being ripped off from them yet.
Maybe I am wrong, but I read that they use Russian region keys (which is not inherently a problem), but there were reports of people getting their steam accounts banned because of the keys.

I'll see if I can find some people discussing it.
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Maybe I am wrong, but I read that they use Russian region keys (which is not inherently a problem), but there were reports of people getting their steam accounts banned because of the keys.

I'll see if I can find some people discussing it.
I do believe IntKeys had some issues and shut down for a while. However, I think they actually relocated and revamped some aspects of their business. In any event, I pre-ordered Skyrim from them, so we'll see how it goes. My DA2 purchase went without incident back when it came out.
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