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Heavy
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(08-31-2011, 01:43 PM)
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http://www.greenmangaming.com/



Twitter: http://twitter.com/greenmangaming/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GreenManGaming (sometimes exclusive % off codes can be found here)


What is Green Man Gaming?
PC gaming digital distributor based in the UK (can order from anywhere, though).

Is it safe?
Yeah. If you're in the U.S., your credit card company might flag the transaction as suspicious because it's from the UK but just call them to confirm it's OK and tell them to allow future transactions from GMG to go through.

What's so special about GMG?
Insane pre-order prices. They've had these 20% codes that allow you to pre-order AAA games for $34. Even without the 20% off it's like $43, which is still the lowest price out there.

Also: 1) You can trade-in games for credit, 2) There's a nice referral program that helps both people, 3) You can get a little cash to write reviews.

Trade-in digital games?
Info here: http://blog.greenmangaming.com/2011/...-introduction/

Referrals?
Info here: http://www.greenmangaming.com/recommendafriend/

Basically you give your referral link to a friend and he has to register to the site and spend $5 or more and you'll both get $5 credit after. This must be done in a single cookie session in your browser. Don't X out or close the tab in the middle of it.

Cash for writing reviews?
Info here: http://www.greenmangaming.com/payforreviews/
Last edited by Heavy; 10-26-2011 at 03:25 PM.
wilflare
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(08-31-2011, 01:44 PM)
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thumbs up for this site :D
got my Deus Ex, Dead Island, Red Orchestra from them.

planning to get Hard Reset and Space Marine from them as well
Heavy
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(08-31-2011, 01:47 PM)
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I've got AC Revelations and Arkham City in my cart right now. $67 for both of them is crazy...
Akkad
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(08-31-2011, 01:48 PM)
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Yeah I got Deus Ex for $28 as well and they do charge your card right away.
Glass Rebel
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(08-31-2011, 01:54 PM)
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Got Deus Ex pretty cheap and made some credit to get Renegade Ops too. Pretty good site but I don't know how Capsule (their download client) is as DX and RenOps are Steamworks.
mitheor
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(08-31-2011, 01:54 PM)
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Ive got Deus Ex, Dead Island and Tropico4 from them.

Support team is so good.
Stabby McSter
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(08-31-2011, 01:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Heavy

These prices are outrageous. I bought Deus Ex HR from them for 28 fuckin' dollars. Does anyone know if they charge your card immediately or wait until release day? Any other thoughts on GMG...

i want to know this too :<
Spookie
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(08-31-2011, 01:56 PM)
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Bump because not only do they give good support I won one of their compos too. :D

Originally Posted by Stabby McSter

i want to know this too :<

They charged straight away for my Deus Ex pre order.
Gez
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(08-31-2011, 02:01 PM)
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I should get my user name changed to LovinGMG. (i kid)

Love this site, especially as an Aussie that gets screwed over on Steam. Props to Robert Clarke to putting Valves whole support department to shame.
Kyaw
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(08-31-2011, 02:01 PM)
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They charge straight away.

I've preordered Batman: AC for 20. Such a good deal!
LiK
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(08-31-2011, 02:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spookie

Bump because not only do they give good support I won one of their compos too. :D



They charged straight away for my Deus Ex pre order.

Ditto, DXHR was charged right away.
awwyeahgurrl
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(08-31-2011, 02:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kyaw

They charge straight away.

I've preordered Batman: AC for 20. Such a good deal!

Just did the same. Then remembered it's not steamworks, how is capsule?
Glass Rebel
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(08-31-2011, 02:03 PM)
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I gotta say though, the site is pretty barebones i.e. you can't make any wishlists and the search function isn't as fleshed out. Also not nearly enough big publishers support it, only SEGA, 1C, Ubi, Square Enix/Eidos, Warner Bros Games, Paradox and 2K so you probably won't be able to buy BF3, Skyrim or Space Marine on GMG.
Snkfanatic
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(08-31-2011, 02:04 PM)
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Does anyone have a referral link they could send me? Do I need to sign up first? If someone does send me a PM so we can both get $5 :)

EDIT: Got one thanks all for responding
Last edited by Snkfanatic; 08-31-2011 at 02:33 PM.
MRORANGE
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(08-31-2011, 02:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Snkfanatic

Does anyone have a referral link they could send me? Do I need to sign up first? If someone does send me a PM so we can both get $5 :)

i'll send you one.
Samus4145
(08-31-2011, 02:06 PM)
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Sweet prices, came in hoping they were for console not PC.
TimmiT
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(08-31-2011, 02:06 PM)
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Got Deus Ex from them and used the credit I got to pre-order Renegade Ops. It's a great website and I will most likely continue using it.
Gez
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(08-31-2011, 02:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

I gotta say though, the site is pretty barebones i.e. you can't make any wishlists and the search function isn't as fleshed out. Also not nearly enough big publishers support it, only SEGA, 1C, Ubi, Square Enix/Eidos, Warner Bros Games, Paradox and 2K so you probably won't be able to buy BF3, Skyrim or Space Marine on GMG.

Wishlists should be up soon and is currently being coded.

Contracts for EA, Rockstar, Bethesda and Thq are being worked on.

Edit: and Activision
Heavy
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(08-31-2011, 02:08 PM)
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I'm bummed I missed out on the $5 off from signing up with a referral link. I just signed up regularly...too late now.

Now I'm wondering if I should get Batman now or wait for a sale later. Arkham Asylum felt like it was on sale a lot for sub $10 and it's also single-player only... so waiting several months wouldn't be a big deal. AC Revelations has multi-player though so that sounds like a good purchase for day one.
Spookie
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(08-31-2011, 02:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

I gotta say though, the site is pretty barebones i.e. you can't make any wishlists and the search function isn't as fleshed out. Also not nearly enough big publishers support it, only SEGA, 1C, Ubi, Square Enix/Eidos, Warner Bros Games, Paradox and 2K so you probably won't be able to buy BF3, Skyrim or Space Marine on GMG.

I don't want anything else out of them though. I've got steam for all that. All they need is good prices, more publishers and a solid delivery system and I'm happy.
NZNova
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(08-31-2011, 02:09 PM)
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I just bought Arkham City from them. Between the discount and my referral credit it came to like, $28USD. That's $32NZD at the moment - same game would have cost me $100 in the shops. Crazy. I just hope it works in this region, lol.
MRORANGE
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(08-31-2011, 02:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Heavy

I'm bummed I missed out on the $5 off from signing up with a referral link. I just signed up regularly...too late now.

Now I'm wondering if I should get Batman now or wait for a sale later. Arkham Asylum was on sale a lot and it's also single-player only... so waiting several months wouldn't be a big deal. AC Revelations has multi-player though so that sounds like a good purchase for day one.


you can just make another account and get it that way. ask for a pm for a invite if you want.
Heavy
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(08-31-2011, 02:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by MRORANGE

you can just make another account and get it that way. ask for a pm for a invite if you want.

Ok send it quick I have to go to school lol
Glass Rebel
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(08-31-2011, 02:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gez

Wishlists should be up soon and is currently being coded.

Contracts for EA, Rockstar, Bethesda and Thq are being worked on.

Edit: and Activision

That's good to hear! Shame I pretty much already purchased all games I'll play this year.


Originally Posted by Spookie

I don't want anything else out of them though. I've got steam for all that. All they need is good prices, more publishers and a solid delivery system and I'm happy.

I don't need them to emulate Steam but searching for games is a pain in the ass IMO.
MRORANGE
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(08-31-2011, 02:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Heavy

Ok send it quick I have to go to school lol


done!. remember to clear your cache.
Hasemo
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(08-31-2011, 02:14 PM)
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Too bad they don't have Space Marine.
Pylon_Trooper
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(08-31-2011, 02:15 PM)
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I recall them saying they'd be instituting gifting soon, too. If it hasn't happened already, it will soon.
Spookie
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(08-31-2011, 02:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

I don't need them to emulate Steam but searching for games is a pain in the ass IMO.

Not had to use it in all honesty so I wouldn't know.
Baha
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(08-31-2011, 02:22 PM)
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Just posting here to support this thread, I bought Deus Ex HR, RO2 & Dead Island here for anywhere from 35% to 47% off. Cannot recommend this site enough if you're looking for a great deal on a pre-order.
TimmiT
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(08-31-2011, 02:28 PM)
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Didn't know that the coupons expired today. Pre-ordered Batman: Arkham City and AC Revelations.
DMPrince
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(08-31-2011, 02:28 PM)
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still wish arkham city wasn't gfwl lol.
DoctorWho
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(08-31-2011, 02:33 PM)
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Just bought Arkham City for $33.96 US. That's insane. It will be slightly less when converted to Canadabucks too.

To think that I would have paid $70 for this (with taxes) on console just a year ago.

Originally Posted by DMPrince

still wish arkham city wasn't gfwl lol.

Didn't we have a thread saying it wasn't.

It isn't steamworks though.

Shit. Can you only use the code once? I went back to do AC:Rev and it won't accept it.
Last edited by DoctorWho; 08-31-2011 at 02:37 PM.
Metalmurphy
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(08-31-2011, 02:36 PM)
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Oh crap, the coupons end today?
Corto
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(08-31-2011, 02:43 PM)
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Another 20% off coupon that I just used successfully with Red Orchestra 2:

20SUM-MERSA-VINGS

PM me if someone needs a refer link from me.
Cptkrush
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(08-31-2011, 02:44 PM)
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I grabbed Civ V when it was around 10 bucks, and DX:HR a couple weeks ago for 30, I love this site.

If anyone needs a referral link, send a PM
DoctorWho
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(08-31-2011, 02:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Corto

Another 20% off coupon that I just used successfully with Red Orchestra 2:

20SUM-MERSA-VINGS

PM me if someone needs a refer link from me.

Thanks. Used this one for AC:Rev.

$67 for two games is the price I would have paid for one a year ago on PS3/Xbox 360 at launch.
Corto
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(08-31-2011, 02:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by DoctorWho

Thanks. Used this one for AC:Rev.

$67 for two games is the price I would have paid for one a year ago on PS3/Xbox 360 at launch.

Yes. That was me also... hehehehe
Tacitus_
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(08-31-2011, 02:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Heavy

Batman Arkham City: $33.96

That's so tempting... but I'm not buying shit until the GFWL situation gets cleared up.
wilflare
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(08-31-2011, 03:06 PM)
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just waiting on Hard Reset and SpaceMarine
and Skyrim (if it ever happens, no news as of now)

haha and yes i made this post to say PM me if you need a referral link
RO2 and Dead Island beckon you
weekendCONFIRMED
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(08-31-2011, 03:08 PM)
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I totally support GMG. Just pre-ordered Renegade Ops for ~$10. Steam activation, of course.

PM me if you need a voucher for the $5 credits towards next purchase, by the way.
spindoctor
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(08-31-2011, 03:30 PM)
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Can someone post the exact procedure required to make a referral link work?

I've given my referral link to 4 different people who have bought games on GMG after clicking it, and yet only one of those referrals actually worked. In the other 3 cases, neither of us got any credit :( and I have no idea what that one guy did differently to get it to work. Clicking the referral, registering a new account and buying in that same browser session doesn't seem to work. Creating a new account and then clicking on the referral to open the site and buy doesn't seem to work. Their site doesn't have any details on what precisely needs to be done for it to work either :|
shintoki
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(08-31-2011, 03:33 PM)
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Picked up Deus Ex Human Revolution for 28.80 and Red Orch II for 27.20, both day one.

They gave me my steam code for DE:HR a few days early, and I already got my Red Orch Entered.
wilflare
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(08-31-2011, 03:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by spindoctor

Can someone post the exact procedure required to make a referral link work?

I've given my referral link to 4 different people who have bought games on GMG after clicking it, and yet only one of those referrals actually worked. In the other 3 cases, neither of us got any credit :( and I have no idea what that one guy did differently to get it to work. Clicking the referral, registering a new account and buying in that same browser session doesn't seem to work. Creating a new account and then clicking on the referral to open the site and buy doesn't seem to work. Their site doesn't have any details on what precisely needs to be done for it to work either :|

do they have cookies enabled?
spindoctor
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(08-31-2011, 03:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by wilflare

do they have cookies enabled?

Cleared cache and cookies before making the purchase.
Metalmurphy
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(08-31-2011, 03:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by spindoctor

Can someone post the exact procedure required to make a referral link work?

I've given my referral link to 4 different people who have bought games on GMG after clicking it, and yet only one of those referrals actually worked. In the other 3 cases, neither of us got any credit :( and I have no idea what that one guy did differently to get it to work. Clicking the referral, registering a new account and buying in that same browser session doesn't seem to work. Creating a new account and then clicking on the referral to open the site and buy doesn't seem to work. Their site doesn't have any details on what precisely needs to be done for it to work either :|

I think it's only supposed to work once.
Ledsen
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(08-31-2011, 03:39 PM)
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A note for all euros: if you create your account through a us proxy/vpn, you will get dollar prices on your account. You don't need to use a proxy after registering :)
Htown
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(08-31-2011, 03:56 PM)
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I like these Green Man Gaming guys. They sort of came out of nowhere, but they've had (so far) some fantastic prices and some good communication with the customer base. They also have this weird "trade in" system for games that don't have DRM that prevents it.

Basically this is the kind of competition we need in the DD space, instead of lame Steam knockoffs. Customer focused, good prices, offers something unique. Keeping my eye on these dudes.
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(08-31-2011, 04:02 PM)
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I have Batman and Stronghold on preorder. Got Deus Ex through them also. My go to site from now on for preorders.
Baha
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(08-31-2011, 04:06 PM)
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Cool I just got store credit for writing 2 reviews. Essentially if you're the first person to write a review for a game (after being approved) you'll get $1 in store credit. Approved reviews afterwards get 25 cents store credit.
Enco
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(08-31-2011, 04:07 PM)
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Great site.

Got DX3 Augmented Edition for $40 and got $5 credit too.

If you want a referral link (for $5 off after you purchase something), hit me up with a pm.

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