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Re: Humble Bundles

Post by JetFred » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:14 pm

Well, several weeks with no game bundles other than monthly, unless you count the same old 2K build-your-own in the store, which I don't.
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Post by hitbyambulance » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:48 pm

i blame IGN

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Post by JetFred » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:17 pm

hitbyambulance wrote:
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i blame IGN
Yeah, that's what I'd say.
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Re: Humble Bundles

Post by JetFred » Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:12 pm

And another week with no stand-alone bundle, which wouldn't be too unusual in a Steam sale week if it weren't for the weeks leading up with no bundles.
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Post by JetFred » Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:47 pm

Holy cow, a bundle. And it’s a repeat console bundle. Thanks, IGN.
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Post by JetFred » Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:53 pm

Okay, early unlock on Kingdom Come and Surviving Mars kind of makes up for it. But clearly they now consider the monthly subscription to be their primary game bundle. It's telling that I have no purchases between the July and August monthly bundles.
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Re: Humble Bundles

Post by JetFred » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:15 pm

Other than 3 words from hitbyambulance, this page is a conversation with myself, but anyway...

In other corporate lies, Humble just announced a temporary increase in discount for Humble Monthly subscribers from 10% off to 20% off. But that's misleading because they usually give you 10% off and an additional wallet credit (unless you donate it) for every purchase, and the "increase" to 20% off is instead of the credit back. So thanks for that.
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Post by Zenn7 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:49 pm

After another month of forgetting to pause my subscription (really could have sworn I did, especially as I didn't get a discount on the 1 game I bought - $3.00 game using a $1.50 credit so not the end of the world), I asked for a refund this time.

They gave it and cancelled my sub for me. No more forgetting at least...

Might be more of an issue if they ever had games I want, but I'm too picky (not Jeff V level of picky, but too picky none the less).

Seems like Fanatical is the place to go for bundles these days (not that they have much I want, but more tempted there than here).

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Post by Daehawk » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:50 pm

I remember when Fanatical was named Bundle Stars and they had better star deals.
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Post by JetFred » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:57 pm

Re Bundle Stars...yeah, after that initial phase of every single bundle being mostly Focus Home Interactive titles.
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Post by hitbyambulance » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:02 pm

Very Positive Bundle 3 has Nex Machina at the $5 middle tier - super great price

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Post by JetFred » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:13 pm

If someone wants to trade me a Steam gift for it, I'll buy it and give you Nex Machina, Rusty Lake Paradise, and Prison Architect. I'd only need maybe a couple of trailer or tuning packs for Euro Truck since they're on sale right now. That's an even better deal.
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Post by Smoove_B » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:20 pm

REMINDER: For those still subscribed, the next monthly release is this Friday. Pause now.

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Post by hitbyambulance » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:02 pm

Smoove_B wrote:
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REMINDER: For those still subscribed, the next monthly release is this Friday. Pause now.
is Kingdom Come: Deliverance any good?

and anyone know if Surviving Mars will come with any of the DLC?

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Post by JetFred » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:09 pm

I'm guessing from past experience that Humble will offer no DLC and instead put it on a weak discount in the store.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:11 pm

Surviving Mars does not come with any DLC.

Both keys are available for those on the July sub. I redeemed them earlier this week.

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Post by JetFred » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:12 pm

Right, but that doesn't answer whether the full bundle would have more. I'd still say no.
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Post by hitbyambulance » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:23 pm

seems like that would be the case. yeah, i'm iffy on this offering.. pausing.

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Post by JetFred » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:05 pm

It's kind of annoying to find that Humble has given you a game that was released free on Twitch in previous months. Current example is The Adventure Pals.
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Post by hitbyambulance » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:55 pm

it's only going to get more redundant. i got Moonlighters in a Humble Mohthly Bundle two months ago and it was free on Epic Games storefront last week. i'm not complainin, tho.

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Post by hitbyambulance » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:33 pm

current Humble Builder Bundle has some nice titles in it

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Post by JetFred » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:29 pm

Okay, so Humble is about to raise the price per game on Monthly for new subscribers, but leave current subscribers on a Classic plan that keeps you at your current price but adds more games. No clear word that I could see on whether you have to switch to one of the new prices once your yearly subscription runs out, or if you can stay on Classic indefinitely. They are also switching to revealing all games up front.
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Post by Zenn7 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:44 pm

JetFred wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:29 pm
Okay, so Humble is about to raise the price per game on Monthly for new subscribers, but leave current subscribers on a Classic plan that keeps you at your current price but adds more games. No clear word that I could see on whether you have to switch to one of the new prices once your yearly subscription runs out, or if you can stay on Classic indefinitely. They are also switching to revealing all games up front.
Thanks JF, where did you read/hear this?

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Post by JetFred » Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:53 pm

Thanks JF, where did you read/hear this?
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Post by Smoove_B » Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:48 am

So no more pausing month-to-month?
Keep your subscription active when we switch to Humble Choice and it will be converted to the Classic plan. If you want to get the Classic plan you will need to ensure that you are currently an active subscriber of Humble Monthly prior to the launch of Humble Choice. If your subscription is paused when Humble Choice has launched you will still be converted over to the Classic plan. You can check your subscription status here (or check out this support article for help) to make sure you are an active subscriber or make the necessary adjustments to subscribe!

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Post by Zenn7 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:01 am

I'd guess no on the pausing but didn't see it specifically stated one way or the other.

Very odd to me - if you are on classic, you get 10 games/month. Otherwise, the most you get is 9 games, even on their premium plan. No games for the lite 4.99/mo plan - just a 10% (instead of 20%) discount, access to their trove and limited for originals/betas. Their trove is nowhere near that great, nor is a 10% discount (imo). Unless you are going to spend more than $50 in that month.

$14.99 for 3 games, $19.99 for 9 games - and you get your choice of which to keep (it sounds like that's what "CHOICE" is). But then, you get choice for the classic plan with 10 games. So that seems odd, hard to figure out.

For me, I've only intentionally gotten 3-4 months of games. Fairly picky about what I really want and in every month, I could have just picked 3 games and have gotten what I wanted. For $3 more though, I wouldn't have gotten the last one. The only thing I got out of it I wanted was BattleTech:Flashpoint, and I only got it because I had a $3 off for the month coupon so I only paid $9 for the month. So I might not get quite as much out of this but I think I will like not having the mystery. Knowing there's something else I might want vs the mystery will make it much easier to decide.

Guess we'll see how it pans out.

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Post by Alefroth » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:57 pm

Smoove_B wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:48 am
So no more pausing month-to-month?
Keep your subscription active when we switch to Humble Choice and it will be converted to the Classic plan. If you want to get the Classic plan you will need to ensure that you are currently an active subscriber of Humble Monthly prior to the launch of Humble Choice. If your subscription is paused when Humble Choice has launched you will still be converted over to the Classic plan. You can check your subscription status here (or check out this support article for help) to make sure you are an active subscriber or make the necessary adjustments to subscribe!
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After we switch to Humble Choice, you only lose your Classic plan if you cancel.

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Post by Alefroth » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:57 pm

Smoove_B wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:48 am
So no more pausing month-to-month?
Keep your subscription active when we switch to Humble Choice and it will be converted to the Classic plan. If you want to get the Classic plan you will need to ensure that you are currently an active subscriber of Humble Monthly prior to the launch of Humble Choice. If your subscription is paused when Humble Choice has launched you will still be converted over to the Classic plan. You can check your subscription status here (or check out this support article for help) to make sure you are an active subscriber or make the necessary adjustments to subscribe!
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After we switch to Humble Choice, you only lose your Classic plan if you cancel.

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Post by Daehawk » Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:33 pm

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww sonOFaTUCAnsam!!! I spent some cash today on food and now Humble has Metro for $20 ....%#^%$^ me I missed it by 1 day in the fall sale then I check all the time until last night and it was still not on sale so I used some of the $20 I was saving for Metro on some food and BAM it goes on sale today.
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Post by TheMix » Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:46 pm

Patience. Food you need. Considering your recent comments about gaming, you probably wouldn't have enjoyed playing it anyway. Then you'd be thinking you should have bought food.
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Post by hitbyambulance » Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:49 am

my $5 Humble credit was set to expire at the end of the year, so i got Into the Breach for $2 and change - being a fan of the Front Mission games, it looks like my kinda thing

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