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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Karnage » Tue Sep 30, 2008 9:54 pm

Ha ha! This one was really fun. Took a while to get it to work, but it does.

http://FantasticContraption.com/?designId=2353180
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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Fluffy_the_ic » Tue Sep 30, 2008 9:57 pm

What was, Karnage? You didn't post a link or anything.
EDIT: Scratch that, my eyes
a: skipped over it
or b: computer didn't load it (sometimes does that *sigh*)
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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Karnage » Tue Sep 30, 2008 9:57 pm

Sorry, it kept pasting the wrong link. It's up there now.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Fluffy_the_ic » Tue Sep 30, 2008 9:58 pm

Oh, nvm. Scratch my edit. :P
LOLzorz, nice. I should p[ost some of my best. U-turn is one of my favorite levels, made a
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Also, anyone gotten past the tube lvl? It's so annoying, but the vids I've seen look so cool.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Karnage » Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:45 pm

Here's a retail game recently released for free and it's pretty sweet at that. You control two army squads and you have to use tactics at every corner (literally). Believe me, it's not easy.
Full Spectrum Warrior

Also, Area 51 was just released for free too. It's fun for a one-time play through but that's about it.
Area 51

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Teancum » Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:08 am

Sweet, I'm gonna check out Area 51.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby PhantoM » Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:49 am

Teancum wrote:Sweet, I'm gonna check out Area 51.


Tell me what you think of it! My connection is crud, so I don't want to download it before I know how good it is.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Kaos4 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 1:07 pm

Rise and Fall Civilizations at War was also released for free. These are all ad-supported
http://www.gamershell.com/download_33916.shtml

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby MasterSaitek009 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 4:57 pm

No!! I bought that game! For money! It wasn't even that good!

Should've waited... :roll:

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Delta 47 » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:52 am

Anyone here play 4Story? It just went into open beta a couple of days ago. I tried it out, its a really fun free MMORPG and the best one I've tried but you must have a good video card to play it. I tried it out on my laptop with the lowest settings and I gotta tell you the results were not that good :P It lagged to pieces :cpu:

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Teancum » Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:18 am

So a quick mini-review of Area 51:

PROS:
-Decent play length
-Some fun 'easter egg' moments
-Decent graphics
-Good range of weaponry (particularly some of the later weapons you pick up)
-The US Air Force 'nag video' isn't very annoying
-The environments change a lot as you get deeper into the complex. It really helps
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Using the mutation mode is pretty fun once you get infected


CONS:
-Bad voice acting. I like David Duchovny as an actor, but not in this role. He had no emotion whatsoever. Marilyn Manson sucked as well
-Buggy weapons. I stopped using some of the human weapons due to problems after reloading. You would have to hit fire, release, then hit fire again to get them to shoot sometimes
-The nag video sometimes starts just before a cutscene is over, meaning there's still a word or two that plays after the video is done
-Lots of "wave after wave" stuff. You get trapped in a room and basically deplete the ammo in all of your weapons killing off enemies before being able to move on. Not a big deal, but this happens like every 10 minutes, and it gets old.


SUMMARY:
Download the free version and play through it. Honestly, it's never gonna be worth a buy or even a rental on the Xbox. I got literally 5 minutes from the final boss and got sick of the game, so watched the ending on YouTube. It's fun and worth the download, but because of the cons it's only worth it if it's free.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby AlexSecura » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:23 am

Karnage wrote:
Also, Area 51 was just released for free too. It's fun for a one-time play through but that's about it.


I played it in the Past more than 3 Times and its absolute awesome for a Game that is so old.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Teancum » Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:57 am

Yeah, I guess it's all based on opinion. The biggest thing that bothered me was the glitchy human guns, though I don't know if that's a problem with the retail version.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Dohnutt » Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:16 pm

RUNESCAPE IS SO MUCH BETTER NOW.
Seriously, you can't say it's got awful graphics now.
Like, for Java, it's AMAZING.
I was freaking stunned. I hardly recognize the free world now :o

I'm potatoed0 btw.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Blade » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:11 pm

Only problem is (at least for me and everyone I know who's tried the updated version), it lags horribly...

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Dohnutt » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:41 pm

Blade wrote:Only problem is (at least for me and everyone I know who's tried the updated version), it lags horribly...

Not for me. And my computer isn't very good :P
I guess if you had like High Speed Lite or something it may be slower.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby PhantoM » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:49 am

Dohnutt wrote:RUNESCAPE IS SO MUCH BETTER NOW.
Seriously, you can't say it's got awful graphics now.
Like, for Java, it's AMAZING.
I was freaking stunned. I hardly recognize the free world now :o

Ok... I stopped playing RuneScape mainly because they started ruining it with updates, starting with the Grand Exchange. Now, don't get me wrong, the GE is handy, but it put prices on everything, and now I can't even pay my friend back for the rune helmet he gave me bout a week ago, because his new account is lvl 7 and mine is 89. (yes he made a new acc after he gave the helm to me) Prettymuch the only interesting thing in it now seems to be the graphics. (my opinion). I only use my account for FunOrb now xD

Sorry if this counts as a novel. lmao.

EDIT: Oh yes, the graphics lag me too.

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Delta 47 » Tue Nov 04, 2008 2:28 pm

New free MMORPG (still in open beta) - Florensia. Its got really good graphics and fun to play. I can run evrything on high without it lagging which is really odd because I have a good for nothing laptop :?

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Dohnutt » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:30 pm

delta 47 wrote:New free MMORPG (still in open beta) - Florensia. Its got really good graphics and fun to play. I can run evrything on high without it lagging which is really odd because I have a good for nothing laptop :?

All of the good-looking MMO's are from like Asia :P

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Re: The "Free Game" Topic

Postby Fluffy_the_ic » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:52 pm

AQ Worlds. MMO based on- surprise- adventure quest. 'Tis purdy kewl.

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