• @sevan
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    3311 months ago

    The Steamdeck sale is tempting. I have been trying to decide if I need one (I don’t need one, but that’s not important).

    • QuintenM
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      1011 months ago

      If you consider, consider also to buy the one with the lowest storage. It is not that hard to upgrade it yourself. You end up with even more storage than the most expensive model (if you’re planning to buy that one). You only miss the anti-glare etched glass and a custom profile background. But you can buy a anti-glare screenprotector if needed.

      • @sevan
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        311 months ago

        I’m thinking I would get the 256gb version and 512gb SD card ti start with, so I don’t have to upgrade right away. It’s great that upgrading is even an option though.

    • @nivenkos
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      511 months ago

      I’ve had mine since launch, I’ve used it less this year since my company cut all travel, but I’d definitely recommend it.

      Mainly I use it as a home console, since I don’t have another console and it’s great having all the Steam library right there. I set up Heroic Games Launcher and play Rocket League quite often.

      I’d thought of getting an Xbox before as it’s also okay with Game Pass for just playing something on the TV to relax. But it seems that’s really going to end up like Netflix with the decreasing quality and increasing price, and paying 500+ EUR to be locked into that doesn’t seem great.

      Then what really sealed the deal was when I visited my brother and we couldn’t watch the World Cup on the Xbox. Like you have some of the best hardware in the world, and can’t stream video because they lock it down so much. Whereas the Steam Deck is so versatile.

      • @sevan
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        211 months ago

        I actually started thinking about it because I will be traveling for work this summer for the first time since 2019. I don’t expect to do much more traveling though, so mostly I would just use it in a more comfortable chair where I use a laptop today or while waiting for my kids at various events.

        • @ewe
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          111 months ago

          I play it with my kids. My 7yo and I are bonding over his playthrough of Zelda A link to the past. He gets to do all the exploring and puzzles and I get to beat the hard parts (for now)

    • Mitchacho74
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      511 months ago

      Building off what the other guy said, you’ll want to upgrade the hard drive when you can, I got the 64gb one and got two 500+ gb sd cards, but the shaders needed for the games can only be stored on the internal memory from what I’ve seen, and even having a few larger games installed has filled up the majority of my internal storage, to a point where I couldn’t download updates for flatpacs or run some games due to so LITTLE storage. I’m going to look into upgrading my drive because it became such a problem for me

  • QuintenM
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    2811 months ago

    Pinned the post as long as the Summer Sale lasts. Handy overview for everyone to discuss it.

  • @JubBurnsRed53
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    2011 months ago

    A steam deck. I’ll probably get some games after payday.

    • @Fandangalo
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      511 months ago

      Congrats, homie. I love mine. :3

  • @[email protected]
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    1711 months ago

    I resisted the temptation, as I don’t have the time and space to play the 5 games I already own.

    • @coffe
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      311 months ago

      This! This is 100% relatable 🤝☕😅

  • @habanhero
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    1711 months ago

    Return of Obra Dinn. Actually bought it from GoG sale. Heard tons of hype about it.

    • @Deestan
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      1011 months ago

      A quick note to set you up to possibly enjoy it best: Most of the gameplay is intended to go on in your head, as you mentally assemble clues and go and re-check things. Don’t be discouraged if it takes you a long time to progress part some scene.

    • @niels
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      611 months ago

      One of my favourite games. Great choice if you like puzzles!

  • cosmiccowboy
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    1411 months ago

    Red Dead Redemption 2. I couldn’t pass it up any longer!

    • @TrinityTek
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      811 months ago

      Avoid spoilers if it hasn’t already been spoiled for you. Story mode is a masterpiece!

    • CluelessCleo
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      611 months ago

      Oh man I just finished rdr2 and did 100% completion and now I’m looking to get other western themed games this summer sale. Have fun!

      • @TrinityTek
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        311 months ago

        It definitely gave me a whole new appreciation for the Western genre!

    • @bmotacoj
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      511 months ago

      You won’t regret it! Probably my favorite game of all time in terms of immersion

    • MooseGas
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      411 months ago

      I bought rdr2 right when all of the covid lockdowns started. It’s an amazing game. Good pick.

  • @attempt
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    I went big, mostly indie games I’ve wanted to try for awhile, mainly for playing on Steam Deck

    ELDEN RING, Escape Simulator, Vampire Survivors, Mini Motorways, Only Up!, The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe, Celeste, TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge, Rogue Legacy 2, Ace Attorney Turnabout Collection, Spelunky 2, Super Meat Boy, Pogostuck, Persona 3 Portable & 4 Golden, Kindergarten 1 & 2

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      That’s a damn fine collection. I have 1000+ hours in Super Meat Boy and Spelunky 2 alone. If you haven’t got Spelunky 1 (aka. Spelunky HD, aka. the first Spelunky on Steam), you should try that too. IMO it’s a much better (i.e. more fair) game than 2. 2 is a fine game, don’t get me wrong, but the first one is phenomenal.

      • @trigonated
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        111 months ago

        I would recommend 2 for people who played 1 and are starting to get bored of it, as it almost feels like a remix of sorts. Like you said, 1 is definitely a much less flawed game and definitely better for new players. (especially because it’s somewhat easier haha)

  • @trankillity
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    1211 months ago

    Here’s my decent haul. Some of them aren’t really in the “Sale” as they just launched but have launch discounts.

    • Control Ultimate Edition: Already own it on Epic, but was cheap enough to re-buy for easier Steam Deck play.
    • Crab Champions: The meme song that become a really competent roguelike shooter!
    • Dave the Diver: What if Lucasarts made a mini-game filled roguelike?
    • DROP - System Breach: Sleeper hit for me. Intense puzzle/pattern recognition game with a great, simplistic hacking theme/style.
    • The Entropy Centre: Big Portal vibes, but using time!
    • Humanity: What if Lemmings, but you’re an omniscient Shiba Inu. Plays great in VR too.
    • Prey: Loved Deathloop but never had a chance to play Prey.
    • Shogun Showdown: Crypt of the Necrodancer meets Slay the Spire - SIGN ME UP!
    • @ABCDE
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      411 months ago

      Good reviews and suggestions. Added a few to my wishlist for better sale prices later! Shogun looks like one to keep an eye on.

    • @newH0pe
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      211 months ago

      oh, Prey is amazing as an immersiv sim!

    • @WowMyNameIsUnique
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      110 months ago

      Great list, and I appreciate the short summary for each game. I’m definitely sold on Shogun Showdown now, but I better wait a bit to get it since it’s not discounted and I bought enough games this sale already lol.

  • @ZwabberOP
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    1211 months ago

    Got myself Fallout 4 for on my deck

    • @SPOOSER
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      211 months ago

      Let me know how it runs, for some reason I can never get Fallout 4 to run smoothly on any system.

  • @[email protected]
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    1011 months ago

    Nothing. It’s the same sale for the past 5 years. I’ve already got anything I wanted.

  • @drgne
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    911 months ago

    Bought dave the diver, just fought first boss and game feels fun for now.

    • @forgotaboutlaye
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      111 months ago

      I see this one mentioned everywhere, and it does look really interesting, especially the resteraunt management aspect of it – are you still enjoying your time with it?

      • @drgne
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        211 months ago

        yeah, theres bit story and kinda interesting too. quirky character. restaurant management seems simple for now but enjoyable enough. Mostly just enjoying diving and catching fish.

      • @ikornaselur
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        111 months ago

        I’ve been obsessed with it in the last two weeks, I’ve played it every day since 1.0 released… Just checked and I have 27.8 hours played on steam. I absolutely love it! Just reached final boss, but feel like I have few more hours of content to do

  • @Repprd25
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    Nothing really. I have 1000+ games owned that I have never played. Though it is always tempting. I might buy the outer wilds.

  • @Ineedcoffee
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    811 months ago

    Getting Star Traders: Frontiers! Been itching for some exploration and trading as a space ship captain, since I started reading the expanse. Hope it’s good!

    • @NOPper
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      311 months ago

      It’s great! Takes a little bit to get used to how it plays but the game has been updated almost weekly since release. Tons of fun stuff to do in there.

    • skulblaka
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      Nice, I also just recently started reading The Expanse. I’m about a quarter way through Caliban’s War right now, I only recently just finished the first book. Starsector is my go-to game for the space exploration itch, but unfortunately it isn’t on steam and won’t be subject to the sale.

  • @mykeuk
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    811 months ago

    I got Subnautica for £8.24, original Alan Wake for £4.64 and Surviving Mars deluxe edition for £8.74. Not bad!

    • @Boiglenoight
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      311 months ago

      I picked up Surviving Mars and played through the tutorials. Fascinating game.

    • @Wolfwood1
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      110 months ago

      Enjoy Subnautica! If you can I recommend going in as blindly as possible, and READ all the things! Oh, what I’d give to be able to forget everything about it and play it again for the first time…

  • @lenguen
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    811 months ago

    I bought me and my buddy a copy of Core Keepers. He mentioned he was interested but he tends to not have the extra funds for games so I got him a gift.

    • @Phytophthora
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      111 months ago

      How is that? I’ve had my eye on it for a while. Would it be fun for solo play?

      • @lenguen
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        110 months ago

        It ends up playing out kind of like Minecraft or Terraria so it can definitely be fun solo