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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2019 10:38 
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Unlike PS+, if your subscription is wholly for the purpose of the included games, I just struggle to see how it can be regarded as free.

This quarter’s water is free, included with my Severn Trent subscription. :shrug:

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Let’s be fair, it was just a flippant remark. Lots of people refer to PS+’s “free games” but they aren’t “free” either.


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Let’s be fair, it was just a flippant remark. Lots of people refer to PS+’s “free games” but they aren’t “free” either.

But you can argue that they are free, if you subscribe for online gaming, cloud saves, etc.

I mean, you’re still wrong, but I accept it as an argument.

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I just assumed folks would know what I was getting at being as we all know about the humble monthly and how it works, without the need to pick up on a mistyped term.

But... like I said, I forgot I was on beex, where it is more important to be 100% empirically correct, than it is to let things slide :D


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I’m not sure everyone would necessarily know the difference between a free game and a not free game if you say it’s free.

Especially as they do provide actual free games. You’re just being confusing.

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Mr Chonks wrote:
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Let’s be fair, it was just a flippant remark. Lots of people refer to PS+’s “free games” but they aren’t “free” either.

But you can argue that they are free, if you subscribe for online gaming, cloud saves, etc.

I mean, you’re still wrong, but I accept it as an argument.


They’re not free, it’s a package service.


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I’m not sure everyone would necessarily know the difference between a free game and a not free game if you say it’s free.

Especially as they do provide actual free games. You’re just being confusing.


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I forget this is Beex, where people can’t admit their initial post is somewhat misleading and be gracious when some much-needed clarity is provided

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Everyone appears to have decided to wipe their ass with nettles this morning, I see.

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We have to find something to argue about, that's what we do on days of the week that end in a "y".

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We have to find something to argue about, that's what we do on days of the week that end in a "y".

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Let’s be fair, it was just a flippant remark. Lots of people refer to PS+’s “free games” but they aren’t “free” either.

But you can argue that they are free, if you subscribe for online gaming, cloud saves, etc.

I mean, you’re still wrong, but I accept it as an argument.


They’re not free, it’s a package service.

I agree

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Age of Wonders 3 is free from Humble Bundle for the next few hours!

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Age of Wonders 3 is free from Humble Bundle for the next few hours!

Thanks for letting us know!

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Shitballs. I picked up Assassin's Creed Unity when it was temporarily free (see my post on the previous page of the thread) and last night I finally went to install it...only to find no trace of it at all in my uPlay account. I never got any email or anything confirming it at the time either but I'm totally 100% convinced I went through the process to get it because I really wanted to play it. Either I'm an idiot/hallucinating/both or something went wrong with the process and I just didn't bother to check. Fuck sake.


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It seemed like a bit of a clusterfuck when people were trying to add it to their accounts at the time. Lots of people saying the store page didn’t work and had to try different links etc.

I remember it not working for me and later realising it was possibly because I already had it. :D

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Free Guacamelee at 'umble at the mo.

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Free Guacamelee at 'umble at the mo.

https://www.humblebundle.com/store/guac ... ip-edition

Is that free free or included in a subscription that you pay for free

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free

Plz clarify

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I already have it, so it is already free to me.

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k. but it'll take me a while to simmer it down and scoop off the scum.

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I already have it, so it is already free to me.


How much did you pay for your free copy?


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I already have it, so it is already free to me.


How much did you pay for your free copy?

Free pounds

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Steep currently free free on uPlay.
Stories Untold currently no pounds with a subscription for no pounds a month at Epic Store.

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Cor. I’m really enjoying it so far. (Approx two hours.)


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Cor. I’m really enjoying it so far. (Approx two hours.)


I mean, I appreciate it's probably a very good version of that type of game and all, but crafting and resource management has never been my bag so it was always unlikely to work for me personally. For the hour or two I played it I just always felt like I was aimlessly floating around looking for the resources I needed which just wasn't satisfying.


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I played my free copy of BLOPS 4 last night, it was shit.


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I played my free copy of BLOPS 4 last night, it was shit.

Good job you didn’t pay for it then.

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I played my free copy of BLOPS 4 last night, it was shit.

Good job you didn’t pay for it then.

Maybe it's just me, but i tend to regard the money given to humble bundle as charity. whatever else comes my way is just a bonus.

Which might explain why i have no idea what games I've received for the last 3 months or so. I should probably look.


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I agree with the bundles (but that’s mainly because I put them as 100% to charity), but the monthly sub, not so much.

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Bit niche, I know, but I've been after one since we got our log burner last year.



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https://www.origin.com/gbr/en-us/store/the-sims/the-sims-4

Sims 4 free this weekend


But what does it cost? What do I have to sacrifice? My time, my hard disc drive space, my soul!?


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The quite boring Jalopy is free on Humble at the mo.

I played it when it first came out and was very unfinished.

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The quite boring Jalopy is free on Humble at the mo.

I played it when it first came out and was very unfinished.


Same here, I wanted to love it as it should have been my sort of thing, but there was nothing to it.

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I wonder what it has turned into now?


You drive along a procedurally generated road and look for boxes. When you find a box you open it and put the things inside in your car. Then you sell them at the next town in order to buy spare tires as yours pop every other trip. Oh, and you hope that the old man you're couriering around doesn't bug out and stay in the car all night which means nothing will happen once you reach Turkey.

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The quite boring Jalopy is free on Humble at the mo.

I played it when I drunkenly badgered Mr Dave into buying it and was very buggy and unfinished.

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The quite boring Jalopy is free on Humble at the mo.

I played it when I drunkenly badgered Mr Dave into buying it and was very buggy and unfinished.

I've corrected that for you.

I thought I bought it for you, or was that My Summer Car? That was somehow worse.

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Perkies liked it a lot. Summer Car, that is.

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Perkies liked it a lot. Summer Car, that is.

I tried but couldn’t get on with it.

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