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I missed the Steam Sale for Crysis:

 1 RL Nice, Wed, 11th May '11 10:32:04 AM from a computer.
Bigfoot Puncher
It was on this past Friday. The one day I forgot to check. Not only that, but it was the second time I missed this deal.

No. No. No. NOOOOOOOO!!!!!

I'm a nervous wreck. I can't handle myself. Gahh.
A fistful of me.
 2 Shirow Shirow, Wed, 11th May '11 10:39:26 AM from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
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Awww, then i missed it too. Of course it would probably just melt my computer.
"Well, of course they'd be "colorful" - they're male battle-whores." - Nomuru2d
 3 Neo Crimson, Wed, 11th May '11 10:42:51 AM from behind your lines.
Your army sucks.
I have the sudden urge to post this:

Sorry, I can't hear you from my FLYING METAL BOX!
I saw it, but didn't buy it.

I do regret missing the Total war sale though.

 
 5 Spooky Mask, Wed, 11th May '11 10:59:57 AM from Corner in round room Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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Am I only one who actually bought it then? o-o

And don't worry OP, its not that great tongue Unless you have uber good computer that is.
Time to change the style, for now
 6 Shirow Shirow, Wed, 11th May '11 11:24:44 AM from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
Saintia SHOU!
I just wanted it to play Living Legends myself anyways.
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 7 RL Nice, Thu, 12th May '11 6:17:58 AM from a computer.
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And don't worry OP, its not that great. Unless you have uber good computer that is.

I have a laptop. A ''MacBook laptop that needs to boot into Boot Camp to play PC games. That should tell you enough.

But you know... in case I ever get a better computer...
A fistful of me.
 8 Spooky Mask, Thu, 12th May '11 6:53:32 AM from Corner in round room Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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You wouldn't need a better computer, you would need a ridiculously expensive computer that is uber good. And like I said, gameplay itself isn't that special compared to other FPS. Its not a bad game, but without graphics nothing special.

Note that I'm trying to make you feel better as I myself bought it too in case I would ever get an uber good computer tongue
Time to change the style, for now
Micromastophile
Don't worry. The Steam version still has the stupid DRM, so you aren't missing anything.

 10 Spooky Mask, Thu, 12th May '11 9:10:15 AM from Corner in round room Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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It does? ._.*didn't notice anything*
Time to change the style, for now
 11 RL Nice, Thu, 12th May '11 6:05:00 PM from a computer.
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I saw used copies on sale at Amazon for $9.99. Now, I'm not especially educated in the horrors of DRM, but I thought Secu Rom means you can only install the game a limited number of times, which was make selling a used copy somewhat moot. Can anybody explain more?

And what exactly are the details of the DRM?
A fistful of me.
 12 Sgt Ricko, Fri, 13th May '11 7:40:24 AM from Guam, USA Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
[up]You pretty much hit it on the nail. And yes, buying a used copy is going to be totally pointless since it's probably already at it's install limit, or the original user still has an active account, both of which will screw you over.
Would you believe I never fully watched the original Indiana Jones trilogy? I gotta correct that someday.
I considered buying it, but as soon as I heard it uses SecuROM I passed it up. I don't want to support developers who use SecuROM.

edited 13th May '11 7:58:45 AM by PhiliusLupae

 14 Sgt Ricko, Fri, 13th May '11 8:23:03 AM from Guam, USA Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Most games on the PC these days have it, and only more are going to adopt it as time passes. Besides, it only becomes a problem if your hard drive suffers a total crash with no backup, because as long as you copy your entire OS and system data, you'll be able to transfer the game without it counting against the install limit.

Honestly, if you really feel that you would like the game, then by all means buy it - in the end, you're supporting the company and ensuring that they will not give up on making products for the PC.
Would you believe I never fully watched the original Indiana Jones trilogy? I gotta correct that someday.
^^ Doesn't the majority of AAA titles use SecuROM?

 16 RL Nice, Fri, 13th May '11 8:51:42 AM from a computer.
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But does the Steam version have this install limit?
A fistful of me.
 17 Earl of Sandvich, Fri, 13th May '11 8:53:18 AM from the Palouse Relationship Status: Gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
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Steam lets you know when the game has SecuROM.

In this case, the Steam version of Crysis still does (5-install limit).

edited 13th May '11 8:53:41 AM by EarlOfSandvich

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If it still has SecuROM, then yes.

edited 13th May '11 8:54:57 AM by Litis

 19 Neo Crimson, Fri, 13th May '11 8:54:53 AM from behind your lines.
Your army sucks.
EDIT: Nevermind.

edited 13th May '11 8:55:14 AM by Neo_Crimson

Sorry, I can't hear you from my FLYING METAL BOX!
Most games on the PC these days have it, and only more are going to adopt it as time passes.

What makes you say that? There are plenty of games on Steam that don't use SecuROM (I own about a hundred). They have DRM (since Steam is a form of DRM), but not the draconian kind that I want to discourage. Even if a lot of AAA titles use it, there are plenty of games for me to choose from that don't if I don't want to give money to companies that abuse their own customers.

edited 13th May '11 11:07:41 AM by PhiliusLupae

 21 Rocket Dude, Fri, 13th May '11 6:03:34 PM from AZ, United States
This hat doesn't fit!
Plus, PC Gamer includes a bit in their reviews about what Copy Protection system is used, and if it's bad enough, they'll go into detail in the actual review (such as the Silent Hunter 5 review).
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