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Ok thanks!
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We were only supposed to get around 130k potatoes, and we're above that now. You just need to log some hours on the games so that the bar goes up.

I still can't believe there's only ~20k people playing those games. I'd have thought people would be a little more eager to get an early release of Portal 2.
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So.. I have to buy other games to get Portal 2 faster?

Damn you, Valve!
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I still think it has to do with something other than just playing the game or letting it sit idle. I mean just look at the bar for Killing Floor. It has constantly had almost double or more people playing compared to other games, but i's bar has barely moved in the last few hours. On the other hand TWEotW is growing more than double the rate of any other game. Maybe someone will figure out what it is exactly and if there is a something specific that needs to be done and it should increase the production quite a bit.
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wow the bar is moving slowley. We are getting this monday night at the very earliest. Bar is moving to slow.

Oh and the potato for audio-surf is freakin hard.
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Originally Posted by jbobb View Post
I still think it has to do with something other than just playing the game or letting it sit idle. I mean just look at the bar for Killing Floor. It has constantly had almost double or more people playing compared to other games, but i's bar has barely moved in the last few hours. On the other hand TWEotW is growing more than double the rate of any other game. Maybe someone will figure out what it is exactly and if there is a something specific that needs to be done and it should increase the production quite a bit.
I imagine they set it up so more popular games would take more users to move the bar. I bet a lot more people have Killing Floor than bit.trip beat for example.

I think the TWEotW is moving so fast because not a lot of people have it and the Glados@home steam group are all playing it.
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As some of you may not already be aware, on steam the potato sack containing 13 indie games was released on the 1st of april. During the time it has been out to now Valve has updated these games with portal themed dlc. This dlc is connected to the wider ARG www.ValveARG.com in the wake of portal 2 (for all methods to get potatoes for GlaDOS' REBOOT Proces).

This web site http://www.aperturescience.com/glados@home/ Shows the timer till release that. Below the timer it has a little play on folding@home , were they want us to collect as many potatoess to fill the box, to release the game earlier.

So common guys get the potato sack or, if you already have indie games. Go to ARG wiki - www.ValveARG.com and get as many potatoes as you can . (There is as many as 2-3,6) Potatoes inside each indie game, where a certain critiea must be met before you can unlock them. You dont have to own all indie games to unlock potatoes in that game you own (i think). There are 36 potatoes in total one person is able to collect. The 35th potato is found by joining a group page on steam.
And the last is given to you when the other 35 have been found.
Once you find a potato they will apear on you profile like this. Once you found them all you will get a golden potato next to your name on your page.


Get the Potato sack now!!! (Potato sack and portal 2 bundle have been released for a grand total of $80.
http://store.steampowered.com/
- My post

To add on this. Its not the potatoes that increase the bars, but the time spent playing the game, although how many potatoes you have affects how much CPU you have.
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The only 2 potatoes I could have are the audiosurf ones, and I fail at it (excluding the one you get joining the group)
     
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do we get to keep these potatos on our profile forever?
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From the late gex80:


An edit from the late gex80: you need to get the song from the youtube page
Edited by computeruler - 4/15/11 at 2:24pm
    
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