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Swaigstiks
11-04-2013, 08:07 AM
Hi to all.

Are there plans to release this expansion on Desura where the main game already is?
And to release the main game + expansion on GOG?

Thanks in advance.

Shadow
11-06-2013, 02:30 PM
Last time I checked Desura couldn't do our expansions (a key thing if I recall correctly, but I would like to get the expansion on there.

I would like to get all of our games on GoG, but I'm still not sure what we are going to do with our multiplayer games with keys.

Swaigstiks
11-06-2013, 03:56 PM
Thanks for a reply.

The main advantage of GOG and Desura for me is that they both are just like "virtual library". I can purchase game and leave it be stored there for better times...:)
But when I purchase the game via developers' sites, usually I have to download it right away. In case of, say, computer crash, it's a headache to restore games, sometimes it could be impossible, if I didn't burn it on CD or something...

Tuidjy
11-06-2013, 04:14 PM
I treat Steam the same way, but it doesn't stop me from buying the game as soon as it is out. I end up buying many games twice - once from Kickstarter, or the developer's site, and then from Steam when they come out. Off the top of my head, I did it for Longbow's Hegemony, Logic Artists' Conquistadors, and Din's Curse. I'm looking forward to getting Drox/IotA on Steam as well.

This way, you give the developer most of the first purchase's price, and let Steam know that the developer is a good bet, when you buy it at a promotion. Not that Steam looks all that good at judging, or caring, what is a good game and what isn't.

Swaigstiks
11-07-2013, 02:12 AM
As for me, I'm an avid Steam-hater, because of all of these tricks with the Steam client and stuff. I could buy a game on Desura or GOG, burn it on flash or CD and install it on my grandpa's PC in the little God-forgotten village in East Syberia where no one heard about Internet. Moreover, when I read the Steam user agreement I see that it's a Steam that actually OWNS my games, not me, I only buy the right TO USE them from time to time. It turns me off really.

Shadow
11-07-2013, 01:27 PM
It doesn't help having all of your games in one place, but if you buy from us you certainly can burn the game on a CD and play in East Syberia. :)

Swaigstiks
11-09-2013, 04:19 AM
But will I have some permalink or something else to restore my game (in case of computer troubles and such) and justify that I actually have this game bought?

Tiberius76
11-09-2013, 05:18 AM
Another thing I do in situations like this is back it up using Wuala (SpiderOak, Crashplan, SugarSync, Dropbox to an extent, etc) so a copy exists online, possibly sync'd to other locations as well. I usually take the installer, a patch if any, and a .txt file containing the key, and WinRAR it all together.

Thankfully, the games I've done this for so far are newer and smaller or older and thus constrained either by the old school limits of CDs or floppys so my account size doesn't have to be huge, but Amazon's Glacier service is DIRT cheap for infrequently accessed/updated data.

Shadow
11-09-2013, 06:12 PM
But will I have some permalink or something else to restore my game (in case of computer troubles and such) and justify that I actually have this game bought?

If you buy from us (through BMT) you will get a link that should never expire by email after the purchase. It's also pretty easy for me to have this email resent later if you happen to lose it.

Swaigstiks
11-10-2013, 02:46 AM
a link that should never expire

That's what I needed to know. Where is the cashier's booth here? :)

(he leaves crooning Pink Floyd's "Money")

udm
12-30-2013, 07:23 AM
I would like to get all of our games on GoG, but I'm still not sure what we are going to do with our multiplayer games with keys.

You may want to contact GOG again if they previously rejected your games due to the serial number requisite, since they now accept games with serial numbers e.g. Neverwinter Nights 2 and ArmA 2. There are quite a few of us over in GOG's forums who would like to see Soldak's games there ;)

Bluddy
12-30-2013, 01:23 PM
You may want to contact GOG again if they previously rejected your games due to the serial number requisite, since they now accept games with serial numbers e.g. Neverwinter Nights 2 and ArmA 2. There are quite a few of us over in GOG's forums who would like to see Soldak's games there ;)

That's right. There are many games with serial numbers on gog now, and they're handed out quite conveniently as part of the game library.

Castruccio
01-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Any chance you will put IoTA on Amazon Shadow? I see the base game is on there.

Shadow
01-09-2014, 01:47 PM
Any chance you will put IoTA on Amazon Shadow? I see the base game is on there.

I should be contacting them shortly.