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MRORANGE

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Firefall
- Mobius and pet octopus
"Earth was showered in fiery meteorites which left resources in its wake that jumped scientific progress years ahead. But when
humanity became too greedy, they inadvertently caused a calamity to envelope most of the surface of the world and an alien
force known as the Chosen invaded and conqueed most of the planet. Only a few isolated pockets of resistance remain and
it is your job to retake Earth."



OlliOlli
- MRORANGE
"OlliOlli is a game based on mastering skate techniques and building up your score, being able to pull off amazing stunts
before you fall flat on your face in failure, with it's multiple game modes and vibrant 2D design it's worth picking up, the game had
recent acclaimed as being one of the current noteworthy indie titles on the PSVITA."



Detective Case and Clown Bot in: Murder in the Hotel Lisbon
- More_Badass
"In Murder in the Hotel Lisbon, you play as the (in?)famous Detective Justin Case and his wisecracking robot sidekick Clown Bot,
investigating a hilariously strange suicide case. How strange? Well the victim "committed suicide with 14 stabs to the back while at
the same time he peacefully drank his coffee." The zany characters and the witty dialogue and plot twists make for a fun narrative.
Explore locations, gather evidence, interrogate suspects and witnesses in this whimsical adventure game."



Sunless Sea
- More_Badass
"Set in the popular Lovecraftian/gothic world of Fallen London, Sunless Sea lets you explore the vast Unterzee, a sprawling expanse of
ocean deep beneath the earth where grotesque things and terrible fates await those who dare venture into the abyss. As captain, you
command your vessel and crew as you discover new lands, fight dangerous enemies, upgrade your ship with better parts and new
weapons. Endure starvation, madness, mutinous crews, and horrors beyond comprehension on the black waters of Sunless Sea"



Gods Will Be Watching
- More_Badass
"The original Gods Will Be Watching was a confined and taut experience, laser-focused on delivering its bleak hopeless tale. Now
expanded and enhanced, this dark point-and-click adventure leaves the wilderness behind and brings its tough decisions to a variety of
tense nerve-wracking scenarios. From handling a hostage situation to enduring torture and more, there are no good or bad choices,
only shades of gray. Choose wisely and remember...Gods Will Be Watching."









Thread rules:
  • Do not solicit/trade/sell/beg for games in this thread. Splitting retail packs is fine in this thread.
  • Do not spam post your steam stats/games count or post damage lists from sales.
FAQ:
  • Sites that list Steam profile Stats? - Check list, remember not to spam this thread with your profile stats:









Steam Game Recommendations for August (New releases on Steam)


  • Every month gaffers talk about what games should be on your radar for the upcoming month by submitting mini recommendations.
  • Check the OP to see games were highlighted by our members for this month to get an idea.

Rules:
  • 1. Choose a game that you think is worth watching out for in August that is on Steam.
  • 2. Write about it, 60+ words would be great, feel free to go over it.
  • 3. Send me a PM with what you have written before the deadline: 29th July

Games / Gaffers:
Residue - BinaryPork2737


 

Stumpokapow

listen to the mad man
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I forked MRORANGE's OP and removed the stats stuff from the last OP. Hopefully as the rate of posting slows a little bit we can ride out this thread for the rest of the month and then aim for monthly again next month, as I think a lot of the spam in the last thread came from the post-sale high and new people. Try not to spam your way to 20,000; there's really no need to reply if all you're going to post is a reaction GIF. There's also no need to reply just to express that boy a lot of people are posting, or that the thread is fast, or that you wish the thread wasn't as fast, or that posts that just boil down to "the thread is moving quickly" are being deleted, or to quote posts that are going to be deleted to tell them they're going to be deleted. Like, try to only reply when you improve on the silence. There's a chat function built into Steam, so if you really just have the impulse to chat with people, use that instead of this thread :)

ModBot is moved over here. Edits for the previous thread will still work.
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
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Nabs from the previous thread said:
Nope. Steam is the only site that gives me trouble. It shows my username and wallet amount like normal, but then asks me to log in when I click on Community. Sometimes it'll look like I'm logged out completely, but then it logs me in if I refresh after a bit. It's very annoying.

I hear that a lot actually. I don't know what the issue is but I'm almost 100% certain it's a server issue on Valve's end. :(
 

Rhaknar

The Steam equivalent of the drunk friend who keeps offering to pay your tab all night.
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I hear that a lot actually. I don't know what the issue is but I'm almost 100% certain it's a server issue on Valve's end. :(

happens to me also, Ive noticed it more now that im dealing with the motherland a lot and use the website more (as opposed to the client)
 

liezryou

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I removed about 40 people from steam who i didn't recognize. Sorry if one of those people was you, feel free to readd me.
 

Firehead

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I forked MRORANGE's OP and removed the stats stuff from the last OP. Hopefully as the rate of posting slows a little bit we can ride out this thread for the rest of the month and then aim for monthly again next month, as I think a lot of the spam in the last thread came from the post-sale high and new people. Try not to spam your way to 20,000; there's really no need to reply if all you're going to post is a reaction GIF. There's a chat function built into Steam, so if you really just have the impulse to chat with people, use that instead of this thread :)

ModBot is moved over here. Edits for the previous thread will still work.

Here's hoping it pans out like that. A bit doubtful though.
 

CheesecakeRecipe

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So for anyone playing episode 5 of Wolf, anything I need to know (in the least spoilery way possible) to get all the achievements on a single playthrough?

Seriously don't spoil it.

I don't know if it is possible to miss a single one for Act 5. It's the only act I have all cheevos for and I wasn't trying.
 
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Deponia The Complete Journey -- MB-3F5FAD933DE8D5A2 - Taken by Oublieux



enjoy!
 

dot

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Hmm, i'm hearing lots of good stuff from The Wolf Among Us lately... I think i'll get it when it's 75% off.

Though i should really start TWD first before anything. After uh...Shovel Knight and Gone Home. >_>

and holy crap new thread already? lol
 

BinaryPork2737

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Are posts being deleted or something? I just posted about the new thread and the fact there doesn't seem to be much coming out this month and it's gone?

There's a lot of great games coming out, and have already came out, this month, like Sunless Sea, Momodora III, and Claire for the latter, from what I've heard, and Unrest, Gods Will Be Watching, and Whispering Willows for the former.
 

Nabs

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So if you missed the news, the new Steam beta does some cool things:

Hi Everyone,

We're beginning a new Steam Client Beta today.

General
  • Fixed Korean text being cut off
  • Fixed running the same install script multiple times
  • Changed to use new Steam Community search page
  • Improved library sorting and type-to-jump for games that start with "A" or "An".
    [*]Eliminated duplicate library entries for games with separate Mac and PC app IDs
    [*]Improved library sort order for certain game series


In-Home Streaming
  • Implemented NVIDIA NvIFR hardware-accelerated coding on Windows

This means no double GTA/Civ entries and:

Dr Dogg said:
What is this whitchcraft...


They added a new sorting feature that can help fix the order of some games. It'll require them to go in and change stuff in the registry, so don't expect a wide change overnight.
 

LuckyEMS

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ModBot said:
Instructions for participants:
I am giving away 27 Steam keys. To enter this giveaway, send a PM to ModBot with any subject line. In the body, copy and paste the entire line from the message below that corresponds to the game you want. (if you include more than one game, you will be blocked from entering).

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Rules for this Giveaway:
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Batman Arkham Asylum -- MB-E5276084F7AF5F12 - Taken by Yrael
Batman Arkham City -- MB-937FDCF495B8DD79 - Taken by Elija2. 13 entrants total.
Mafia 2 -- MB-2BB5AD6BC9ECC579 - Taken by Sammichu
Anomaly Korea -- MB-C717ACE20DF57C02 - Taken by rainking187
The Swapper -- MB-9CF2B74427B23F22 - Taken by Madridy
Organ Trail -- MB-1A63E8DBDCDAE8A8 - Taken by Fracas
Teleglitch Die More -- MB-14BCB6492774E423 - Taken by Servizio
Spec Ops -- MB-D80E91E2A6D9892F - Taken by Cyberquake



Good Luck!
 

Miker

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I'd play more games (mainly Divinity) if I had the time. Third year of medical school means I get home at 5:30pm, sleep at 9:30pm, and get up at 4am. I don't even know when I'll find the chance to play any game, much less a long-ass CPRG like Divinity. I guess this means I'll be playing shorter games moreso than sprawling ones.
 

Zafir

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There's a lot of great games coming out, and have already came out, this month, like Sunless Sea, Momodora III, and Claire for the latter, from what I've heard, and Unrest, Gods Will Be Watching, and Whispering Willows for the former.

I really haven't heard of a single one of those. I guess I need to get researching.

I've got Magic 2015 on order from Steam which I'm looking forward to. Been in a big card game mood recently.

Besides that it's just Sacred 3 and Risen 3 next in August on Steam anyway.
 

Fox318

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So if you missed the news, the new Steam beta does some cool things:



This means no double GTA/Civ entries and:



They added a new sorting feature that can help fix the order of some games. It'll require them to go in and change stuff in the registry, so don't expect a wide change overnight.

Wouldn't it be easier if they just allowed us to rename games in our lists?
 

Chance Hale

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Is Deponia Complete cheap somewhere? Did I miss anything?

20 in Russian bucks, maybe he's just generous. Lot of nice people in the steam thread
community

Edit: Or 90% if you own the original versions as 73V2N :p Wish Metro Redux had the same deal, but I only paid 13 dollars so I can't complain too much.
 

Turfster

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so its...another syberia bundle? >_>

I dont know what else they make / publish :(

Still Life 1-2
Dracula 3-5
Nostradamus
The Sinking Island
Post Mortem
Atlantis couple of games
Jack the Ripper
etc
They've got quite a few adventure games.
Question is, will they all be steam keys or not (the amount of games by them on Steam is smaller than their full catalog)
 
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Microids needs to get off their asses and do an actual port of Syberia to Mac, not a lame mobile version. I got excited to play it after finishing Beneath A Steel Sky, but every single hotspot's visible in the Mac version, which takes away some of the challenge already.
 

MMBosstones86

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So if you missed the news, the new Steam beta does some cool things:



This means no double GTA/Civ entries and:



They added a new sorting feature that can help fix the order of some games. It'll require them to go in and change stuff in the registry, so don't expect a wide change overnight.

oh hell yeah.

At least it's progress. I wouldn't bitch so much about not being able to rename if the series' were in the correct order.
 
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