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Sales & Specials+: Week of July 31st, 2012

  • KGK LunchboxKGK Lunchbox313,887
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 06:17
    only us and uk? suxxors give real ppl. a chance to deals :p
    If hate were people, idd be china
  • Posted on 01 August 12 at 06:28
    UK and US lol what about the rest of europe?!
  • QuarantaneQuarantane135,980
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 06:52
    I've played the scratch game over a dozen times or so, and I've never won anything, honestly I don't even know how I'm supposed to try and do it. If anyone has an idea could you PM me on here? I'd be interested in knowing.

    Been wanting Orcs Must Die for a long time now, ever since it came out and I played the demo, just could never justify the 1200 price tag.

    Also, the insult war I read through was just sad...seriously I've heard better back and forth from pre-teens playing CoD games.
  • lord verhlord verh171,874
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 07:09
    Quarantane said:
    Been wanting Orcs Must Die for a long time now, ever since it came out and I played the demo, just could never justify the 1200 price tag.

    Orcs must die! was 600 MSP some weeks ago, shame you missed that sale.
  • BeanpotterBeanpotter1,356,234
  • DemonDuffehDemonDuffeh378,845
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 09:35
    i showed my freind this app the other day and he won on his first ever try..... so unfair lol glad the game isnt great that he got made me not feel as bad
  • BeachemBeachem497,902
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 09:50
    I'll have to pick up Uno. It's not that much savings but oh well.
    Jump right out of a creek!
  • DeathBomMB007DeathBomMB0071,132,852
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 11:49
    it wont let me click on the first chain reaction item as it says i already have it so the next item is locked not sure how that 1 worked out so it wont let me click on the next two and i have the last item in the chain reaction opened too because it has a tick next to it so these CHAIN REACTION ITEMS i cannot get them They Should Sort This Out Been A shambles from the start!! angry cry
    Be The Best OOOORRRAAAHHH!!
  • pezza888pezza888143,305
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 11:54, Edited on 01 August 12 at 13:01 by pezza888
    LoneSt4r1836 said:
    I Argonaut I said:
    Wow. Risk and Carcassonne have been much cheaper then that.
    As well as UNO. Was 50% off in some sale they had in the past yr or so.
    It was discounted from 800msp to 400msp, then later they discounted it permenantly to 400msp, now it's on sale at 320msp in this deal. I think that 320msp is the cheapest it's ever been. Please correct me if I'm wrong, because I was excited about getting the game cheap...

    EDIT: no it has been at 200 before. The paragraph above should read:
    It was once sale from 400 to 200, now it's on sale at 320msp in this deal. 320 is NOT the cheapest it's ever been.
  • NickHawkeyeNickHawkeye190,461
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 12:55, Edited on 01 August 12 at 12:58 by NickHawkeye
    DeathBomMB007 said:
    it wont let me click on the first chain reaction item as it says i already have it so the next item is locked not sure how that 1 worked out so it wont let me click on the next two and i have the last item in the chain reaction opened too because it has a tick next to it so these CHAIN REACTION ITEMS i cannot get them They Should Sort This Out Been A shambles from the start!! angry cry
    So yeah can someone explain how this works if you already have some of the games? i.e. I already have UNO and RISK can i get the sale price for the next one or am I out of luck?

    pezza888 said:
    LoneSt4r1836 said:
    I Argonaut I said:
    Wow. Risk and Carcassonne have been much cheaper then that.
    As well as UNO. Was 50% off in some sale they had in the past yr or so.
    It was discounted from 800msp to 400msp, then later they discounted it permenantly to 400msp, now it's on sale at 320msp in this deal. I think that 320msp is the cheapest it's ever been. Please correct me if I'm wrong, because I was excited about getting the game cheap...
    You only missed out on 120 MSP it was on sale for 200 MSP back in January

    I got RISK on a 75% off Cyber Monday deal last year

    So I got both UNO and RISK for 200 MSP each

    you just have to be patient and read the TA news feed every day!!! winkwink

    UNO-
    Deal of the Week: January 3rd, 2012
    RISK-
    Cyber Monday Deals on Xbox LIVE

    lord verh said:
    Quarantane said:
    Been wanting Orcs Must Die for a long time now, ever since it came out and I played the demo, just could never justify the 1200 price tag.

    Orcs must die! was 600 MSP some weeks ago, shame you missed that sale.
    Yup, sorry you missed it
    Microsoft Publisher Sale Now Live
  • pezza888pezza888143,305
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 13:03
    NickHawkeye said:
    DeathBomMB007 said:
    it wont let me click on the first chain reaction item as it says i already have it so the next item is locked not sure how that 1 worked out so it wont let me click on the next two and i have the last item in the chain reaction opened too because it has a tick next to it so these CHAIN REACTION ITEMS i cannot get them They Should Sort This Out Been A shambles from the start!! angry cry
    So yeah can someone explain how this works if you already have some of the games? i.e. I already have UNO and RISK can i get the sale price for the next one or am I out of luck?

    pezza888 said:
    LoneSt4r1836 said:
    I Argonaut I said:
    Wow. Risk and Carcassonne have been much cheaper then that.
    As well as UNO. Was 50% off in some sale they had in the past yr or so.
    It was discounted from 800msp to 400msp, then later they discounted it permenantly to 400msp, now it's on sale at 320msp in this deal. I think that 320msp is the cheapest it's ever been. Please correct me if I'm wrong, because I was excited about getting the game cheap...
    You only missed out on 120 MSP it was on sale for 200 MSP back in January

    I got RISK on a 75% off Cyber Monday deal last year

    So I got both UNO and RISK for 200 MSP each

    you just have to be patient and read the TA news feed every day!!! winkwink

    UNO-
    Deal of the Week: January 3rd, 2012
    RISK-
    Cyber Monday Deals on Xbox LIVE

    lord verh said:
    Quarantane said:
    Been wanting Orcs Must Die for a long time now, ever since it came out and I played the demo, just could never justify the 1200 price tag.

    Orcs must die! was 600 MSP some weeks ago, shame you missed that sale.
    Yup, sorry you missed it
    Microsoft Publisher Sale Now Live
    Yeah you're right, I was just editing my post to say that when I saw your response. I'm probably not going to buy it now.
  • dlCHIEF58dlCHIEF58477,887
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 13:10
    StEvEY5036 said:
    It's really disgusting that Full House Poker is still even on the Marketplace at this point. The game is so broken, the achievements don't always unlock, the AI is horrendous, and the online play isn't supported anymore. One of the worst XBLA games I've ever purchased.
    Wow, ill-informed much? The online play is still supported (this is not an EA game) and works great now - I have played several ranked matches/tournaments this week as well as 5 rounds of Texas Heat last night with absolutely no issues. There were some issues last year as I remember where I had problems trying to actually get into a Texas Heat match but they are all fixed now. Plus they updated it last week to add the Avatar Famestar support which is why I started playing it again.

    But on topic about the Chain Reaction - nice to see the change but I fortunately/unfortunately have already purchased all the titles offered. The first 3 are locked out but the last one (Full House Poker) had the checked icon by it.
  • NickHawkeyeNickHawkeye190,461
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 13:55
    pezza888 said:
    Yeah you're right, I was just editing my post to say that when I saw your response. I'm probably not going to buy it now.
    Ha I hate it when that happens
  • ZM3ZM3131,210
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 16:33
    For those more concerned about money or less concerned about achievements, the non-XBLA games have been selling for way cheaper on Steam recently. It's worth checking into even without a decent pc since these are fairly simple games. Orcs must die was on sale numerous times for $3.74 on steam and its sequel is already out as well
  • Papa El LoroPapa El Loro514,252
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 16:42
    Meh.
    When Gotham is ashes, you have my permission to die.
  • Posted on 01 August 12 at 17:26
    Just started playing Ninja Gaiden 3, so I'll probably get the first pack, and hope the second pack will be in next weeks sales. Not such a bad thing getting both packs for the price of one right? Everything else though, I either already have or I'm not interested in.
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  • talkstogodtalkstogod577,934
    Posted on 01 August 12 at 20:38
    Holy cow... just read the terms & conditions for the Scratch & Match games and the chances of winning are roughly 1/20! IMO those are fantastic odds - if you remember to log in every day it's basically a free thingy each month.

    http://www.xbox.com/en-US/live/sales-and-specials-app/rules
  • talkstogodtalkstogod577,934
    Posted on 02 August 12 at 00:51
    Weird! The online terms (when you are logged in to the app) put the odds at 1:1000. This sounds a lot more reasonable... but makes it pretty much not worth playing...
  • Posted on 02 August 12 at 05:21, Edited on 02 August 12 at 05:21 by Kaisar Villhelm
    talkstogod said:
    Weird! The online terms (when you are logged in to the app) put the odds at 1:1000. This sounds a lot more reasonable... but makes it pretty much not worth playing...
    I figure that if you're on, it's worth a shot, but there isn't enough incentive to go out of your way to do it otherwise.
    I am the god of hellfire, and I bring you...FIRE!!!
  • Leroy I1981ILeroy I1981I221,930
    Posted on 02 August 12 at 17:34
    I've never had the sales and specials + app even available to download, anyone else had this problem?
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