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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:30 am

GOG Connect
Connect your Steam account and jumpstart your GOG.com library.
You own the games, so why buy them more than once?


To connect your library with GOG.com, sign in to your active Steam account via this page. You'll be able to import all the games listed below to your GOG.com library – assuming you own them.

The eligible games are limited-time offers made possible by participating developers and publishers, so stay tuned for more games to come.
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Post by Blackhawk » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:33 pm

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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:36 pm

I'm sure that they're getting hammered.
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Re: GOG Connect

Post by Captain Caveman » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:42 pm

I don't get it. Why would someone be interested in doing this? You already have access to all your Steam games in Steam. What am I missing?

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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:43 pm

Insurance.
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Re: GOG Connect

Post by Captain Caveman » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:45 pm

Explain.

You mean in case Steam goes under?

Wait, or does this mean the games once transferred to GOG are now completely DRM free? If so, why would Steam allow this?

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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:48 pm

Steam already has your money, and it takes agreement between 'partners', so it's not something that they're doing unilaterally.
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Post by Blackhawk » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:51 pm

I'm not sure that Steam and GoG even need to communicate about it. Your list of games is publicly available (unless you set it to private.) All GoG needs is permission from the developers to allow an already sold copy of the game to be added to your GoG account, then it looks at what games you have and adds those that are eligible.

It benefits GoG just through word-of-mouth and getting people to pay more attention to what they're offering.
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Post by Defiant » Wed Jun 01, 2016 1:20 pm

Isgrimnur wrote:Insurance.
That's the biggest reason.

Also, some games on GoG have extras that aren't in the steam versions (eg, soundtrack, artwork, etc).

And in some cases, gog will give you a (bigger) discount for buying a group of games together, and will include that discount if you own some of the games - so this will mean you may be able to get the discount without rebuying games you have on steam but not on gog.

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Post by hepcat » Wed Jun 01, 2016 1:23 pm

Hopefully the connection between the two isn't secured by GOG in any way. Steam has a lot more protection than they do, and I'd hate to see my very precious steam account compromised because a script kiddie found a hack online that allows him to access my steam account.
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Post by Blackhawk » Wed Jun 01, 2016 1:26 pm

You are logging into Steam via the Steam API - not through GoG itself.
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Post by Moat_Man » Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:18 pm

Paradox has this. My Paradox steam titles are linked to my Paradox account.
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Post by Victoria Raverna » Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:45 am

Captain Caveman wrote:Explain.

You mean in case Steam goes under?

Wait, or does this mean the games once transferred to GOG are now completely DRM free? If so, why would Steam allow this?
It is not up to Steam.

Steam only let you share your game list to gog.com.

From that list the publishers that own the games and gog.com give you gog.com copies for the
games.


It is not all games, just games that the publishers agree to do this.

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Post by killbot737 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:52 am

I'm not clear on the direction this is supposed to go. I linked my account but gog says I have nothing eligible, even though I own VVVVV and Saints Row 2 on Steam but not on gog.

Hmm OK just read this: NOTE: Make sure your Steam Privacy Settings & Profile Status are set to public.

Sooooooo, no. Maybe I'll set it public just long enough to sync up the games today. I sure as hell am not making my Steam acct public all the time.

ed - OK that worked. Set it to public, synced up some games, set it back to private.
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Post by MonkeyFinger » Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:13 am

Interesting concept. While it could take days, or so it said, it actually only took a minute to go thru my measly 376 Steam games and add 3 to my GOG library. :wink:
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Post by Zenn7 » Fri Jun 03, 2016 12:19 am

Watch out for your DLC. Gal Civ 3 transferred, but none of the DLC was acknowledged by GOG for me.

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Post by hitbyambulance » Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:40 pm

after going through all my titles, here are the ones that were added to my GOG account (there would have been more had i not owned them on GOG already):

Braid
BIT.TRIP RUNNER
Saint's Row 2
Surgeon Simulator 2013
To The Moon
Trine [Enchanted Edition]
VVVVVV


i thought for sure Super Hexagon would have been added as well. strange.

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Post by KDH » Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:59 pm

just a heads up

make sure you actually "add" them to your account after GOG lists them as found and addable


the only game I qualified for was Shadowrun .. but, yet, it wasn't listed in my account, so I tried to buy it, figuring it would say I owned it or that it was free ... NO .. it didn't

these are on a timer for adding to your acct.. make sure to follow thru before the buzzer sounds
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Post by Isgrimnur » Fri Jun 03, 2016 11:04 pm

My list:

BREACH & CLEAR
FTL: ADVANCED EDITION
MOUNT & BLADE
SAINTS ROW 2
SHADOWRUN RETURNS
SURGEON SIMULATOR 2013
WITCHER: ENHANCED EDITION, THE
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Post by Max Peck » Sun Jun 05, 2016 10:53 am

Defiant wrote:
Isgrimnur wrote:Insurance.
That's the biggest reason.

Also, some games on GoG have extras that aren't in the steam versions (eg, soundtrack, artwork, etc).

And in some cases, gog will give you a (bigger) discount for buying a group of games together, and will include that discount if you own some of the games - so this will mean you may be able to get the discount without rebuying games you have on steam but not on gog.
Presumably the GOG versions are all going to be DRM-free, which may or may not be the case for the Steam versions.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:18 pm

Doorkickers, Defender's Quest, and Kona now available.
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Post by Lassr » Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:35 pm

Huh, It says I have no games that qualify. Yet, I have some of the ones people mention above. Set my profile to public but nothing...
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Post by Victoria Raverna » Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:40 pm

Lassr wrote:Huh, It says I have no games that qualify. Yet, I have some of the ones people mention above. Set my profile to public but nothing...
It was limited time offer (about a week for each batch), the first batch expired a while ago and the second batch also expired.

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Post by Lassr » Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:34 pm

Victoria Raverna wrote:
Lassr wrote:Huh, It says I have no games that qualify. Yet, I have some of the ones people mention above. Set my profile to public but nothing...
It was limited time offer (about a week for each batch), the first batch expired a while ago and the second batch also expired.
ah...that would be a good piece of info to add to their FAQ. I know it says limited time offer but didn't realize it was just a week.
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Post by KDH » Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:14 pm

:horse: GOG connect is in da house

gog_connect_back_to_school_sale ... oh, and there's a sale too
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click on their GOG Connect link, (on that page) for the full list, in case it should change (so that I don't have to link MY gog-connect info) :oops:
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Post by Isgrimnur » Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:54 am

Thanks for the reminder.
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Post by KDH » Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:42 am

:horse: it's that time again groovy guys and gals ... for a limited time

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Post by Blackhawk » Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:17 am

Thanks for the heads-up.
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Post by hitbyambulance » Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:33 am

the first time i ran GOG connect this time, it detected Broken Sword 2 and Frozen Synapse, but didn't detect Frozen Cortex. i had to write GOG support and they reset the detection process - worked the next day.

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Post by Isgrimnur » Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:30 am

Limbo showed up as available for me today.
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Post by KDH » Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:06 pm

:horse: “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;




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TROPICO 3 GOLD EDITION
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Not extremely positive on the ones that say "owned" ... they seem to stay in the list lately


... ((( OK .. logged-out .. and re-ran the page .. and they're still presented in the list )))
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Post by Sudy » Wed Dec 07, 2016 1:00 am

Why are new additions time limited? :? Makes me not want to bother. Is there somewhere to sign up to be notified?
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Post by KDH » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:54 am

eligible Saints Row titles are on GOG-Connect
When the Saints are involved in something, they like to go for bigger, better, and more free. So with the arrival of Saints Row IV and Gat out of Hell, they are bringing along some deep Deep Silver discounts, Saints Row 2 for FREE, and the chance to Connect your Steam Saints Row collection with GOG.com.

In collaboration with Deep Silver, we are giving away a free copy of Saints Row 2 to everybody for the next 48 hours! To claim your free game all you have to do is log in to your GOG.com account and click on the giveaway banner on the main page. Boom!, you're now ready to go mess things up in this gangsta's paradise of limitless customization and wanton mayhem.

Now, if you've already started your Saints Row collection on Steam, but would like to have these awesome games DRM-free on GOG.com as well, take advantage of GOG Connect for Saints Row series. Just go to connect.gog.com, link your Steam account and add any eligible Saints Row games to your GOG.com library.

But that’s not all: to further celebrate this event, we're running a week-long, up to -75% sale on all Deep Silver games. The offer obviously includes the entire Saints Row series, as well as the beloved Metro and Risen franchises, Sacred 2 Gold and Deadlight: Director’s Cut.

You can grab your free copy of Saints Row 2 until Saturday, April 22, 10 AM UTC.

The Deep Silver Sale and the Saints Row games on GOG Connect will be available until Thursday, April 27, 10 AM UTC.


The Deep Silver Sale and the Saints Row games on GOG Connect will be available until Thursday, April 27, 10 AM UTC.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:39 am

Thanks.
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Post by Max Peck » Thu May 11, 2017 10:28 pm

Renowned Explorers: International Society is currently connectable.
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Post by JetFred » Mon May 22, 2017 11:03 am

How did this exist for a year before I realized it? Why is there no link to it on their front page, or am I blind?
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Post by KDH » Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:40 am

...
:csmile: ... GOG-Connect is upon us once again .. ready weapons .. prepare to be boarded

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Post by Blackhawk » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:11 am

Thanks for the heads-up. Seven more added.
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