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Hey guys, it was all in good fun. Indie developers do deserve some money, they didn't force you to buy the games. I didn't, and I'm still happy with what Valve has done. Chin up and enjoy the early release
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Exactly, it's a challenge. You can't win all of them. At the start I never heard Valve say anything about a guaranteed early release, they just said we might be able to get it released early. Saying that not enough people turned out isn't speculation, it's pure fact. Look at the numbers. You're telling me only 20k people preordered Portal 2? Where are the rest?

I agree that the console midnight launch really doesn't help anything but I really can't stress enough that this was a challenge. There were no guaranteed outcomes or promises of an early release, it was all based on how hard we were prepared to try as a group.
Alright, we'll just say the fact that console users are getting the game at the same time as the people who apparently had their fate in their own hands by participating in this "challenge" and apparently cut 10 hours off their launch is pure coincidence.

Sure, that sounds logical.
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All I'm saying is that you shouldn't blame Valve because you participated and wasted your time. Even though it wasn't really a waste of time, it was some awesome easter eggs and great fun.
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Dance in front of a turret blocked by a hard light bridge in co-op"

I LOLD



This one is not exactly funny, but it is interesting:


You Made Your Point
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I think its release is really soon. Just downloaded another file.
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I think its release is really soon. Just downloaded another file.
Mine's not downloading anything....
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Valve fail. While 360 and PS3 users are thoroughly enjoying their leaked copies from 4-14 (if not earlier, just the first upload date I saw), us PC gamers get screwed. They put up that stupid countdown timer and most people thought it was going to launch early, but it was all just a ploy so people would buy indie games, making Gabe Newell's fat pockets ever fatter. To top it off it's only going to launch an hour or two early, if it all.
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Alright, we'll just say the fact that console users are getting the game at the same time as the people who apparently had their fate in their own hands by participating in this "challenge" and apparently cut 10 hours off their launch is pure coincidence.

Sure, that sounds logical.
I agree with this. Even if Portal 2 comes out this very second, it's barely even 2 hours earlier than the console folks.
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All I'm saying is that you shouldn't blame Valve because you participated and wasted your time. Even though it wasn't really a waste of time, it was some awesome easter eggs and great fun.
I don't think I wasted my time at all. I enjoyed earning the potatoes. And, as stated twice now, I owned these games before I knew anything about a challenge.

Sure I can blame Valve for a farce of a challenge. They're the ones who organized it, so there's pretty much no one else to blame. It's not like I'm the only one with this opinion. And, as also said, there's no way it releasing alongside the console versions is a coincidence. Let's be realistic here. Don't let your brand loyalty blind you. I'm not saying I dislike Valve. To the contrary. I just think they handled this entire thing the wrong way.
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Valve fail. While 360 and PS3 users are thoroughly enjoying their leaked copies from 4-14 (if not earlier, just the first upload date I saw), us PC gamers get screwed. They put up that stupid countdown timer and most people thought it was going to launch early, but it was all just a ploy so people would buy indie games, making Gabe Newell's fat pockets ever fatter. To top it off it's only going to launch an hour or two early, if it all.
Yeah... Leaked copies. I pay 40 bucks for Portal 2 and I end up pirating a leaked version just to play it a few days earlier
     
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