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Offline Jarhead0331

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I broke the seal...
« on: August 27, 2019, 09:02:03 AM »
I don't feel good about myself, but I knew it was inevitable. I bought my first title on the Epic Store.  :-[

There are just too many attractive titles going exclusive and I don't think I want to punish the developer for making deals that will give them more of a piece of the profit pie, which I hope will be siphoned back into further development.

Yes, I still have major concerns about the security of the Epic platform, but I am not saving any financial information with my account.  Also, the platform is far inferior to Steam in terms of utility and function, but maybe it will improve over time.

So, I have compromised with myself...I will not pre-order Epic exclusive titles, particularly titles that were originally marketed with Steam access. However, once a title is released in EA or in retail state, I will consider the purchase.

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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2019, 09:13:17 AM »
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2019, 09:48:35 AM »
What exclusive did you get?

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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2019, 10:14:08 AM »
Rebel Galaxy Outlaw and I will probably get Satisfactory, as well.
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2019, 10:53:46 AM »
Two I am feeling the pain of not being able to get. Dammit all to hell. Hell!!
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2019, 11:22:08 AM »
What is the Epic Store?
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2019, 11:24:41 AM »
Rebel Galaxy Outlaw

Damn, didn't realise this was an exclusive. FFS.

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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2019, 11:27:52 AM »
Epic store was created by the Fortnite developers. Like Valve created Steam.
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2019, 12:23:52 PM »
Shame on you, Jarhead.  At least you admitted it though.

My own embargo continues; they won't ever see a penny of my money.

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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2019, 12:24:59 PM »
Rebel Galaxy Outlaw and I will probably get Satisfactory, as well.

Rebel Galaxy Outlaw is the one game I am considering a purchase on Epic Store. $30 USD is a tempting offer.
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2019, 12:35:41 PM »
Shame on you, Jarhead.  At least you admitted it though.

My own embargo continues; they won't ever see a penny of my money.

I know. I tried. Sorry. :hide:

God speed. 
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2019, 01:08:06 PM »
Is Rebel Galaxy: Outlaw your only gray market purchase so far?
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2019, 01:15:20 PM »
Is Rebel Galaxy: Outlaw your only gray market purchase so far?

So far, yes. But, like I said, I'm probably going to pick up Satisfactory, as well. There are a couple of others on the horizon that have my interest, but I will not pre-order.
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2019, 01:25:15 PM »
I feel the same way I did when Superman gave up his powers for Lois Lane. Epic is a wanton gaming chippie.
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Re: I broke the seal...
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2019, 02:13:25 PM »
It's ok.  I'm going to do the same with Outer Worlds and Mechwarrior.