1. #3021
    great, thank you. If Steam doesn't offer something better than -60% today then I will probably buy it at Origin
    I have enough of EA ruining great franchises and studios, forcing DRM and Origin on their games, releasing incomplete games only to sell day-1 DLCs or spill dozens of DLCs, and then saying it, and microtransactions, is what players want, stopping players from giving EA games poor reviews, as well as deflecting complaints with cheap PR tricks.

    I'm not going to buy any game by EA as long as they continue those practices.

  2. #3022
    Amazon offer is still bit more expensive than what Origin offers. And with Origin I can pay with my national currency and don't have to pretend I'm from US
    I have enough of EA ruining great franchises and studios, forcing DRM and Origin on their games, releasing incomplete games only to sell day-1 DLCs or spill dozens of DLCs, and then saying it, and microtransactions, is what players want, stopping players from giving EA games poor reviews, as well as deflecting complaints with cheap PR tricks.

    I'm not going to buy any game by EA as long as they continue those practices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by procne View Post
    Amazon offer is still bit more expensive than what Origin offers. And with Origin I can pay with my national currency and don't have to pretend I'm from US
    Ive never ordered a game on Amazon, but when buying digitally there is something to be said about the confidence that Steam (Origin, even though its EA) give knowing that the game will always be available for download as long as there are servers to play it on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Needonboots View Post
    Is your question "To buy on Origin do I need to have Origin?" ? Because if so, the answer is probably yes. Don't get it on Origin.
    To be fair... I play sims 3 and a couple of other EA games, and find Origin less of a pain than Steam... of course thats just my personal experience. They have some decent offers for downloads at times. Just thought I would add my personal experience as a origin user thats had no issues personally

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    Quote Originally Posted by philefluxx View Post
    Ive never ordered a game on Amazon, but when buying digitally there is something to be said about the confidence that Steam (Origin, even though its EA) give knowing that the game will always be available for download as long as there are servers to play it on.
    Amazon stores the game keys and download links on your account. It's very reliable and I've had to re-download a handful of games from Amazon. I had no trouble with them at all.


    EDIT: If you enjoy Ragnar's writing in TSW, The Longest Journey and Dreamfall are bundled together and on sale on Steam for the next couple of hours. They're older adventure games (which means the gameplay is basically nonexistent) but the story is great and the third installment is in development.

  6. #3026
    Just "bought" TSW digital on Origin. After entering my cc information I was told that my order is "being processed" and that I don't "have to" make second order. That they will inform me about results within 48 hours and in the meantime I can check my order history. I check order history and it's empty, with info that new orders may take up to 30 minutes to appear there. I didn't get any confirmation mail or any other message with game key, nowhere on Origin page I can check my games.

    And this was a digital version of a game...
    I have enough of EA ruining great franchises and studios, forcing DRM and Origin on their games, releasing incomplete games only to sell day-1 DLCs or spill dozens of DLCs, and then saying it, and microtransactions, is what players want, stopping players from giving EA games poor reviews, as well as deflecting complaints with cheap PR tricks.

    I'm not going to buy any game by EA as long as they continue those practices.

  7. #3027
    Quote Originally Posted by procne View Post
    Just "bought" TSW digital on Origin. After entering my cc information I was told that my order is "being processed" and that I don't "have to" make second order. That they will inform me about results within 48 hours and in the meantime I can check my order history. I check order history and it's empty, with info that new orders may take up to 30 minutes to appear there. I didn't get any confirmation mail or any other message with game key, nowhere on Origin page I can check my games.

    And this was a digital version of a game...
    Origin has...issues : /

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    Quote Originally Posted by edgecrusherO0 View Post
    Origin has...issues : /
    Origin had its wallet abused a couple times by Steam when it was a young adult.... never quite recovered.

  9. #3029
    I always wear a tinfoil hat when using origin and so far no problems.

    Remember tinfoil hat

  10. #3030
    Ticket sent to customer support. Will see what they say. Game is probably waiting for me in Origin client, but terms of sale, nor game description, never said that Origin client will be required.
    I have enough of EA ruining great franchises and studios, forcing DRM and Origin on their games, releasing incomplete games only to sell day-1 DLCs or spill dozens of DLCs, and then saying it, and microtransactions, is what players want, stopping players from giving EA games poor reviews, as well as deflecting complaints with cheap PR tricks.

    I'm not going to buy any game by EA as long as they continue those practices.

  11. #3031
    Quote Originally Posted by procne View Post
    Ticket sent to customer support. Will see what they say. Game is probably waiting for me in Origin client, but terms of sale, nor game description, never said that Origin client will be required.
    It might be like the Gamefly client. I purchased GW2 from Gamefly, and had to install the client to get the key. Use the key, promptly uninstalled the client. I'd install Origin and check.

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    I didn't expect you to pull through that one.
    Who's awesome? You're awesome.
    Who is not awesome is whoever leaked the details of this deal to the Templars. He will never have a girlfriend.
    Q&A will initiate a clean sweep of the Labyrinth to root out the snake.
    Steer clear for a bit, you've recieved a get out of jail free card.
    Also, a promotion. Like a boss. Go about your business.
    Seriously, my one favourite "character" in the game is just a voice... I think that is a first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kessos View Post
    Seriously, my one favourite "character" in the game is just a voice... I think that is a first.
    I love the Pyramidian. Have you talked to the girl in the server room yet? She's got some funny gossip lines too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarahjane View Post
    I love the Pyramidian. Have you talked to the girl in the server room yet? She's got some funny gossip lines too.
    Nope, not yet. Will check her out though :3

  15. #3035
    This game was such a pleasant surprise. The story is immersive, there is an active population and the talent wheel system is addictive.

    This may just be me being new to the game, but something that hooked me was the sense of impending danger... You can actually die while leveling if you slip up or get a bit careless. Fits well with overall theme of the game.

    Also, the voice acting is quite good, and there is a fair amount of diversity in quests. I have not hit QL10.x so I can't comment on the 'endgame' but I am very glad I picked this game up.

  16. #3036
    In case anyone is enterested. I finally got email with game key... 2 hours after purchase.

    But another funny thing happened on funcom page. Turned out I still have active account which I made during beta. So, I go to password recovery. I type email in and receive a mail with my login, but without password. I go to password receovery again and type in my mail and login. This time I get a dedicated link to password retrieval. Ok. I enter, and I get another mail with new temporary password. I log in and try to register TSW key on this account and I'm told my email isn't verified (lol). So I get yet another mail with link for email verification. In the end 4 mails had to be sent to me from Funcom
    I have enough of EA ruining great franchises and studios, forcing DRM and Origin on their games, releasing incomplete games only to sell day-1 DLCs or spill dozens of DLCs, and then saying it, and microtransactions, is what players want, stopping players from giving EA games poor reviews, as well as deflecting complaints with cheap PR tricks.

    I'm not going to buy any game by EA as long as they continue those practices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by procne View Post
    In case anyone is enterested. I finally got email with game key... 2 hours after purchase.

    But another funny thing happened on funcom page. Turned out I still have active account which I made during beta. So, I go to password recovery. I type email in and receive a mail with my login, but without password. I go to password receovery again and type in my mail and login. This time I get a dedicated link to password retrieval. Ok. I enter, and I get another mail with new temporary password. I log in and try to register TSW key on this account and I'm told my email isn't verified (lol). So I get yet another mail with link for email verification. In the end 4 mails had to be sent to me from Funcom
    You've had a right lot of fun to get through all those hoops. I think the origin ones were worse but still! I still access the testlive forums for the secret world with my closed beta account, I can't seem to get my conventional account to go there, not that thats a big deal, at least I can still access them when new things are near release.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -Dalliah- View Post
    Doing the quests also requires some brains. I really liked the morse code quest.
    Investigation quest are amazing, cannot beg people enough to actually try to do quest before they open the in game browser and just type in *quest name here* walkthrough. This is one of the only MMO's that I can say I enjoy leveling in, the zones are very well constructed, the quest are thought through, barely feel the same. Are there any words on expansion packs that add more zones and "levels" or decks? Or will they just keep releasing content in the form of Special Issues, I would love to see more done to this game. Also Mayans are annoying. Make it stop


  19. #3039
    Well, we know that Tokyo will be the next zone that will be coming after Transylvania. Sometime this year is about all I know.

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    Do they offer a free trial for this game? I have been burned too many times by new MMO's and do not want to make the same mistake again.

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