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Orange Box?
« on: October 12, 2007, 11:46:29 pm »
Did anybody get the orange box? Omg Team Fortress 2 looks so cool. Also portal seems awesome. Half Life 2 is okay i guess? What you think about the Orange Box?
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2007, 11:51:40 pm »
It's a really good deal....but I'm broke :(

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2007, 11:56:10 pm »
Saving up for GH3 instead. Still Portals looks insane.
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2007, 12:01:11 am »
I just love the new look of Team fortress 2 just so cartoonish. The characters and everything look cool. Especially the spy. I'm gonna' draw the spy right now, he's so cool.

EDIT: Change over time is amazing.
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2007, 01:21:44 am »
Getting it tomorrow.
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2007, 02:03:27 am »
bought it on Steam last week

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2007, 03:27:00 am »
Holly crap, I was just gonna ask you guys about it!

Portal looks fun! I'll buy that alone as a last resort.
Is Team Fortress 2 as fun as it sounds?
What do I need Half Life 2 for??? Isn't that one of those play once and toss out games?

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2007, 03:35:19 am »
What do I need Half Life 2 for??? Isn't that one of those play once and toss out games?

It's the complete opposite. With the ridiculous amount of mods and custom maps out for it, you'll be enjoying yourself for quite a while.. I've been playing it for about 2 years now.

Portal looks fun! I'll buy that alone as a last resort.

You can't. You've gotta buy the package that comes with all five games, The Orange Box.

As for myself, I just beat Portal yesterday and I'm around the beginning of EP2. I was really impressed with Portal; it has a really unique atmosphere and the story is kind of captivating, albeit simple. Plus the gun turrets are just so damn cute- I knocked one over and it said "I don't hate you."

EP2 is pretty awesome so far as well, the blood effects are vastly improved... but I can't comment much on the graphics otherwise, as my X1300 doesn't seem to do the job on high settings anymore.

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2007, 03:47:15 am »
Portal looks fun! I'll buy that alone as a last resort.
You can't. You've gotta buy the package that comes with all five games, The Orange Box.
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2007, 03:52:59 am »
Portal looks fun! I'll buy that alone as a last resort.
You can't. You've gotta buy the package that comes with all five games, The Orange Box.
Ya huh!
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Edit: I'm glad steam is allowing people to buy it on it's lonesome
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« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2007, 04:00:30 am »
Thats odd. I always though Steam was a game engine not a game community.

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« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2007, 05:30:20 am »
Thats odd. I always though Steam was a game engine not a game community.

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That's a common misconception. The name of the game engine that runs Half-life 2 and the like is actually Source.

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« Reply #12 on: October 13, 2007, 06:26:14 am »
Thats odd. I always though Steam was a game engine not a game community.

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That's a common misconception. The name of the game engine that runs Half-life 2 and the like is actually Source.

Steam is a better engine name.

Developer 1: "What are you going to use to power your game?"
Developer 2: "Steam"
Developer 1: "Nice"

Developer 1: "What are you going to use to power your game?"
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2007, 06:58:01 am »
I have mine pre-ordered (retail)....too bad we here in europe get it a bit later, but its good so i quess i can handle the few more days of waiting. I have been half-life fan since the first game, i have all of them...HL1, blue shift, opposing force...AND decay for playstation 2 :D.

I would have bought HL2 much earlier but my old compu sucked so i had to wait untill now (actually im glad i had to wait, OB is awsm deal).
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2007, 09:55:46 am »
I'd buy em, but i dont have a 360 and my computer sucks.
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2007, 10:10:07 am »
portal just looks so awsome, escpecially the team fortress game i wanna buy it. by the way, I found a game thats all just like portal, except its 3d, and its only 5mb, its a good game to see what the real portal will look like.
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/404612
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2007, 11:54:19 am »
yea, i got the OJ box, i LOVE portal, its SO AWSUMZZZZ but it gets hard after a while, so... I JUST GOT PLAY TEAM FORTRESS XD
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« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2007, 05:08:21 pm »
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #18 on: October 13, 2007, 06:11:26 pm »
oh yes, its ftw and i especially <3 the turrettsss
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2007, 06:16:06 pm »
Portal: Beat campaign in 3 hours. Gonna do bonus maps as soon as I get some work done.

And maybe maps with commentary.

Was fun! I recommend it!






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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2007, 07:23:37 pm »
Pre-ordered it a long time ago in order to play TF2 beta. Package is well worth it, and highly recommended.

As for buying individually, yes you can, but the cost adds up to more than the cost of the Orange Box.

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2007, 07:50:50 pm »
Pre-ordered it a long time ago in order to play TF2 beta. Package is well worth it, and highly recommended.

As for buying individually, yes you can, but the cost adds up to more than the cost of the Orange Box.

Much much more.

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« Reply #22 on: October 13, 2007, 08:20:54 pm »
Orange Box is the deal of the year.

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #23 on: October 13, 2007, 08:35:36 pm »
Wow I wish I could play Portal so badly. Dang it need to start saving up.
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #24 on: October 13, 2007, 08:37:01 pm »
Wow I wish I could play Portal so badly. Dang it need to start saving up.

just like the portal, only 2d, and its pretty good http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/404612
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« Reply #25 on: October 13, 2007, 09:22:36 pm »
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« Reply #26 on: October 13, 2007, 09:33:57 pm »
Companion Cube rules "It doesn't talk and won't try to stab you"

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« Reply #27 on: October 13, 2007, 10:01:51 pm »
Orange Box is the deal of the year.

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #28 on: October 13, 2007, 10:10:58 pm »
Don't bother with commentary, its all boring crap.

And I finished the bonus challenges pretty easy, only hard ones are the time trials and least amount of steps.

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #29 on: October 13, 2007, 10:52:37 pm »
I'd buy em, but i dont have a 360 and my computer sucks.

uh, all of the games we're talking about are PC only

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« Reply #30 on: October 13, 2007, 10:55:55 pm »
I'd buy em, but i dont have a 360 and my computer sucks.

uh, all of the games we're talking about are PC only
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« Reply #31 on: October 13, 2007, 10:59:37 pm »
uh, all of the games we're talking about are PC only
Orange Box is being released for 360 and PS3, apparently.

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« Reply #32 on: October 13, 2007, 11:07:57 pm »
uh, all of the games we're talking about are PC only
Orange Box is being released for 360 and PS3, apparently.

Steam has that kind of money??

Wait, Steam cant be a start up company. Who owns it?

edit: Looks like Valve owns Steam. So who owns Valve?
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« Reply #33 on: October 13, 2007, 11:14:41 pm »
Valve is owned by Valve.

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« Reply #34 on: October 14, 2007, 12:03:03 am »
Steam isn't a company, it's a product. More specifically, a distribution system for games, run by Valve, initially designed for their own titles but since expanded to include literally hundreds of games, of which every sale gives them a cut.

Valve has a rediculous amount of money from that alone, without considering the success of Half-Life, Counter-Strike, etc.

Also, Valve has previous titles on other platforms as well; Half-Life was released on PS2, Counter-Strike was released on XBox, Half-Life 2 was released on XBox.
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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #35 on: October 14, 2007, 12:05:24 am »
I'd buy em, but i dont have a 360 and my computer sucks.

uh, all of the games we're talking about are PC only

It's on 360. PS3 version I think will be released next month.

I doubt anybody will be playing TF2 on the 360 anyways, since everyone is gay for Halo 3. So it's kind of a waste...Although the three Half-life games and Portal offer a much better singleplayer experience then Halo 3.

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #36 on: October 14, 2007, 12:15:26 am »
OMG! HALO 3 is sooooooo boring...
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« Reply #37 on: October 14, 2007, 12:17:25 am »
OMG! HALO 3 is sooooooo boring...
HALF-LIFE KILLS IT NO DOUBT!
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That's right Master Chief...

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #38 on: October 14, 2007, 01:39:26 am »
TF2 is so fun.
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« Reply #39 on: October 14, 2007, 02:24:48 am »
TF2 is so fun.

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Re: Orange Box?
« Reply #40 on: October 14, 2007, 09:16:46 am »
Yes, I got the Orange Box. Portal is Hell fun! ;D
I just started, so I'm nowhere near close to finishing yet.

TF2 looks so much better cartoonish.
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« Reply #41 on: October 14, 2007, 09:30:31 am »
Valve is owned by Valve.
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