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Postby Yog » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:57 pm

I agree. Many games releasing pre order bonuses that help the player over others is quite stupid.

Borderlands 2 did something interesting, though. It basically just gave you like 4 guns that you end up replacing in like 2-3 levels anyway.

The relic you got was pretty useless, as well, but I don't really know what kind of category I would attach that as.

I like the idea of the non gameplay breaking skins, but a bonus mission might be a bit much.

But all in all, I don't preorder unless I love the company in question.

Oh, and that whole different store, different bonus is one of the most idiotic strategies I've seen.

Whatis6times9 wrote:I do have a problem with day one dlc and locked on disc dlc.

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Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:04 pm

I was talking more the general concept of the bonus and how they are handled at a retailer level, I'll agree some bonuses are shit because they break the game or fragment the user base online and bonuses for specific retailers are bullshit.

He phrased it poorly but the console versions of Bioshock: Infinite are getting in game preorder bonuses and the PS3 version is also going to include the first Bioshock as a bonus not related to preordering it.
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Postby Fievel » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:06 pm

I got a hat for preordering Sonic Colors. A cool one.
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Postby Yog » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:07 pm

@Whatis

That's kinda bullshit, but that's why I don't preorder.
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Postby Kkeellaacc » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:07 pm

DC Meets League of Legends

I preorder games I know I'll want, for systems I want. Done it for years, and nothing will stop me from doing it.
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Postby Exodis » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:12 pm

Fievel wrote:I got a hat for preordering Sonic Colors. A cool one.

The hat looks pretty cool. I wanna get a Sonic plushie... just wanted to throw that out.
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:14 pm

I rarely preorder anymore because most games I want just release a GotY within a year so fuck paying $60 for a game and another $20-40 on DLC.
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Postby Jingle Males » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:19 pm

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Postby Jingle Males » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:33 pm

Sucks that the site limts you on how many messages you can have in your pm box, sucks even more when it deletes the oldest one you have just so you can receive the newest one.
Had I known this ealier I'd be saving a crap load of my old pms.
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:35 pm

I only have like 6 pages and before yesterday it was 5 pages.
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Postby Jingle Males » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:48 pm

Of pms? I got 84 pages.
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Postby Kkeellaacc » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:50 pm

I have 19 pages /mrpopular
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:52 pm

Jesus, I also occasionally clean out the box.
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Postby Jingle Males » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:56 pm

HOW DARE SNAFU ROB ME OF HAVING 85 PAGES OF PMS?
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Postby Yog » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:03 pm

I have 28 pages.
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Postby Exodis » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:11 pm

I have... 1.
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Postby Jingle Males » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:21 pm

There, now you are on your way Exodis!
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Postby Hiryu » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:24 pm

70 pages, 'cause I've deleted about 30.
When I stop being lazy I'll delete a couple more.
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Postby Hiroko » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:26 pm

Four pages. o-o I keep forgetting that I've actually sent and received more than a couple of PMs before, heh.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:32 pm

I've never cleaned my inbox. Now y'all have me wondering how many pages I have
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Exodis » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:37 pm

Male wrote:There, now you are on your way Exodis!

Thanks Male!:D

And Tuor: 100 pages is my guess!
Mir@k: Exodis is the little kid of the forum, compared to everyone else.
Grey: From now on i will call you eggy because i don't like x but ex sounds like eggs. i like eggs.
Yog: Exodis, your manner of speech and the way you conduct yourself is beginning to evolve to the point where I'm starting to like you.
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Postby Jingle Males » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:39 pm

I think the max amount it lets you have is 84 pages
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:40 pm

Hmm, I don't think I'll have more than Male or Hiryu
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Exodis » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:43 pm

67 pages?
Mir@k: Exodis is the little kid of the forum, compared to everyone else.
Grey: From now on i will call you eggy because i don't like x but ex sounds like eggs. i like eggs.
Yog: Exodis, your manner of speech and the way you conduct yourself is beginning to evolve to the point where I'm starting to like you.
Blood Lord: Yup, Randori is a very well respected night elf of the community. His valuable service to the site has brought great blessings to this people.
BeeAre: I'm totally gay for Randori.
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Postby Morpheus » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:47 pm

I have 9 pages but I remember deleting a couple pages awhile back.
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