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ID Software games collection - Approx £30.00

£30.00 @ Steam
As part of a promotion via Steam welcoming the whole of ID softwares back catalogue of games there having a 10% off event on all ID software games. Included in this is the ID software collection aval… Read More
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As part of a promotion via Steam welcoming the whole of ID softwares back catalogue of games there having a 10% off event on all ID software games.

Included in this is the ID software collection avaliable on Steam for only $62.95 which contains every game ID software have ever made. The games are:

Commander Keen * DOOM 3 * DOOM 3 Resurrection of Evil * DOOM II * Final DOOM * Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders * HeXen * HeXen II * HeXen: Deathkings of the Dark Citadel * Master Levels for Doom II * QUAKE * QUAKE II * QUAKE II Mission Pack: Ground Zero * QUAKE II Mission Pack: The Reckoning * Quake III Arena * QUAKE III: Team Arena * QUAKE Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon * QUAKE Mission Pack 2: Dissolution of Eternity * Return to Castle Wolfenstein * Spear of Destiny * Ultimate DOOM * Wolfenstein 3D

For those who dont know Steam is a content delivery system made by Valve (makers of Half life) you simply download Steam make an account go to the store buy any games youd like, download them and away you go. Theres also the option to back up your games if you dont fancy downloading them everytime you format your PC.

If theres anything I need to add let me know as this is my first post.
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#1
i bought this its a great deal but be aware its around £35 not £30 they add $11 in tax when u get to the checkout. and if you use the moronic halifax like me you will get a nice £1.50 charge on top of that just for using dollars
#2
Hello Salamanda, welcome to the forums :) Personally, I'm looking forward to Half Life Episode 2!!
#3
Booshambles
i bought this its a great deal but be aware its around £35 not £30 they add $11 in tax when u get to the checkout. and if you use the moronic halifax like me you will get a nice £1.50 charge on top of that just for using dollars


lol ah didnt know just spotted it myself but still alot of bang for your buck
#4
looks good to me
#5
vtge
looks good to me


Welcome to HUKD vtge :)
#6
i bought it the other day with paypal

total came to £37.20

damn good deal tho for that many games :D
#7
haha, this is the collection that's violating the GPL, get it quick before they have their arses sued!

http://games.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/08/05/1951243
#8
sej7278
haha, this is the collection that's violating the GPL, get it quick before they have their arses sued!

http://games.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/08/05/1951243


That article is from August 2005:)
#9
BTW steam is a bag of pants... I was a great fan of most of these games until they used steam to distribute them.

Voted cold as most of these games are bargain basement anyway.
#10
stora
That article is from August 2005:)


Or possibly Sunday August 05, two days ago.
#11
That's a great buy for sure, but would you actually play any of those games again?

Voted hot for a great collection of classic games though - and all in 1 package.
#12
stora
BTW steam is a bag of pants... I was a great fan of most of these games until they used steam to distribute them.

Voted cold as most of these games are bargain basement anyway.


I usually don't respond to things but you made me :). You were a "great fan" of this games but now you don't like them just because of the content delivery system used?

That's like saying "I loved this movie, until they released it on DVD".

When steam first started up it was admittedly pretty slow and buggy. But over the last few years it's been a pretty solid experience for me, and I've bought a few things from it with no problems.

As for bargain basement, I counted roughly 20 games/mission packs which works out at £1.88 each - I'd say that's a good deal for a library of genre-defining titles.
#13
stora
BTW steam is a bag of pants... I was a great fan of most of these games until they used steam to distribute them.


I agree with ninjarobots, that's a pretty weird thing to say stora. They're still available to buy on disc, you don't have to use steam to download them.

Anyway, Return to Castle Wolfenstein was excellent, I really enjoyed it.
#14
This is also handy as some recent smartphones can run versions of Doom I/II/Final (and some of the Heretic/Hexen WADS), Quake I and Wolfenstein 3D - It'll be handy having the legal full-version WAD files to copy across... :)

Works out as good value even if you have a few of the tiles already (I'm thinking about getting it and I already have Doom III and a couple of copies of QuakeII ) - I wonder why Quake IV is missing...
#15
Definitely a good deal if you've never played Quake or Quake 2 before. A lot of the games and mission packs are just filler though.

If you're just after a couple of the games, you can probably find them much cheaper on disc somewhere. Either fleabay for 2nd hand or GamesTracker for new.

Asking £12 for Doom 3 is a bit rich when it's 7.99 from most places. I thought digital distribution was supposed to be cheap... :roll:
#16
Asking £12 for RtcW when it can be had for pennies is a bigger joke.
#17
I think thats one of the best software collections I've seen in a long time. I've got one or two of the later games as dodgy copies, I think it will be nice to get them as proper versions.

Also, I've yet to find any copies of the original Dooms that work on XP, so it will be nice to finally play those again.
#18
They aren't asking that much, that's just what they retail around.

Didn't they make Quake IV though?

These are all compatible with current operating systems too, which some of them aren't if you were to find them on floppy or CD.
#19
slimy31

Also, I've yet to find any copies of the original Dooms that work on XP, so it will be nice to finally play those again.

Try ZDoom.

It's also lot better than how they've done it on Steam, which is use the free Dosbox emulator (and not followed the licence terms at that). There's plenty of much better free ports avaliable than the one on Steam since Doom's source-code is freely avaliable.
#20
Wolfenstein best game ever :thumbsup:
#21
Adamo
They aren't asking that much, that's just what they retail around.

Didn't they make Quake IV though?
They should ask for quite a bit less than what they retail for - afterall, surely it's cheaper to upload something to Steam than sell it in a shop where there's several more middlemen. Asking £12 for a 7-year-old game in RtcW is a bit of a joke.

They did make Quake IV, but Activision published it recently and they probably aren't allowed to break that contract.

These are all compatible with current operating systems too, which some of them aren't if you were to find them on floppy or CD.

Yes, but they used free software to make them compatible, which is what you can do yourself if you already own them. It's a half-arsed way of making them compatible.
#22
Do these games all work with Vista...I have RTCW and Quake 3 on disc but they run pretty badly on it...if they work fine with this collection, I may have to purchase.
#23
stora
BTW steam is a bag of pants... I was a great fan of most of these games until they used steam to distribute them.

Voted cold as most of these games are bargain basement anyway.



Steams great when its working fine although it does have its odd "bag of pants" moments where it decides to misbehave and not do what the user wants.

Looked at the deal myself but already have q3 + TA and doom3 + ROE and not really that bothered about the others I could probably buy any I was interested in cheap elsewhere anyway.

If they really have used Dosbox for the older games then that's not right, no problem with them using it but they should have least ensured they complied with the GPL properly.

If you want to buy all these games together its a good deal though Heat added.
#24
The GPL issue has already been adressed, the missing files have been restored. Let's make the assumption that it was an honest mistake?
#25
DrSlothy
The GPL issue has already been adressed, the missing files have been restored. Let's make the assumption that it was an honest mistake?

*sigh* No, it hasn't, unless you can point to me where they're hosting the source code. See the FSF FAQ, or alternatively the licence, to see why.
#26
monkey13
Or possibly Sunday August 05, two days ago.


That will teach me to post before my morning coffee :oops:
#27
ninjarobots
I usually don't respond to things but you made me :). You were a "great fan" of this games but now you don't like them just because of the content delivery system used?

That's like saying "I loved this movie, until they released it on DVD".

When steam first started up it was admittedly pretty slow and buggy. But over the last few years it's been a pretty solid experience for me, and I've bought a few things from it with no problems.

As for bargain basement, I counted roughly 20 games/mission packs which works out at £1.88 each - I'd say that's a good deal for a library of genre-defining titles.



No it's not the same. Steam eats resources on the PC. I should be able to play games that I have bought without being online.

Anyway it's drifting off topic. I've said why I've voted cold and I'm sticking with it. Others think it's hot but that is what the voting system is for :)
#28
Halo
They should ask for quite a bit less than what they retail for - afterall, surely it's cheaper to upload something to Steam than sell it in a shop where there's several more middlemen. Asking £12 for a 7-year-old game in RtcW is a bit of a joke.

They aren't asking that much. Read the first post and click the link before assuming that. It's just the retail price, they're knocking off loads of money ($140 or something) so we get it for about £30 instead for the whol elot.

If you don't want to buy something, don't. But spreading mis-information is just silly.
#29
"I should be able to play games that I have bought without being online"

Erm, steam offline mode? Unless that has since been removed.
#30
stora
BTW steam is a bag of pants...


Its a very tidy client originally conceived to support multiplayer games. Now extended to include s/w authentication (many people hate this not surprisingly) and community functions have just been added.

It works very well but my main bugbear with it is that you cannot sell on your games like you can with stuff that doesn't need authenticating. Perhaps this is obvious to most people but something to bear in mind. (EXCEPT one day all games will be distribued like this).

One way to sell games coukld have been to set up a Steam account PER GAME you buy. But Valve prohibit selling a Steam account. Not surprising if you think about it.
#31
dosbox's main use up until now was to get abandonware which is more illegal than some gpl licence. The only thing people think valve is violating is the fact that they are making a profit from dosbox which is free. that isnt the case they are selling the games to make a profit. dosbox is the only solution and if the people who made dosbox want to complain about it they should have charged for it in the first place.

as for this pack its amazing value even at £37.50, doom 3 and the addon come to about £15 if you looked for them and getting all the quake, doom, and hexen games to run is almost priceless. if you only want doom and quake you might as well buy the whole pack you will get more fps bang for your buck.

steam is an excellent platform which i have been using since early beta, yes its had its bugs but a lot of the problems it faces now are down to user configurations (old or unsupported hardware). Remember 13million use steam and only a handful have the same arguments of "nothing works on it" but this handful is probably less than 0.1% and if they just had a decent computer in the first place there wouldn't even be this problem.

PeterMackay
Definitely a good deal if you've never played Quake or Quake 2 before. A lot of the games and mission packs are just filler though.

If you're just after a couple of the games, you can probably find them much cheaper on disc somewhere. Either fleabay for 2nd hand or GamesTracker for new.

Asking £12 for Doom 3 is a bit rich when it's 7.99 from most places. I thought digital distribution was supposed to be cheap... :roll:


yes it is thats why this offer is for the whole pack which works out about £2.50 a game, a game which should work on xp and will be supported with bugfixes if needed, unlike your bargin bin idea which will have some fan compromise to get it working

rant over, great deal
#32
Booshambles
dosbox's main use up until now was to get abandonware which is more illegal than some gpl licence.

No, it wasn't. You can use Dosbox to run your own legally purchased games that don't run on current platforms. Nothing to do with "abandonware" at all. Dosbox itself is perfectly legal.

The only thing people think valve is violating is the fact that they are making a profit from dosbox which is free. that isnt the case they are selling the games to make a profit. dosbox is the only solution and if the people who made dosbox want to complain about it they should have charged for it in the first place.

No, they're violating the GPL. People don't care that they're using free software, people care that they're breaking the licence agreement and as such copyright law. Please get your facts straight - you clearly don't know what you're talking about.

Fact is, they're using Dosbox to emulate a significant amount of games. It's been reported that the Dosbox settings suck, and are unoptimised. Oh, and it's also worth adding that Q3 and RtCW apparently doesn't work properly on Vista, so I wouldn't buy that.
#33
something i have wondered for a while...

as more and more games come out via the steam platform, if you already own any of the games is it possible to integrate them into steam by using the serial?

i have a few of the games from this latest offering but have COD etc too which are on steam aswell now.

i like the idea of everything being neat and in 1 place but dont want to pay again.

thank you.
#34
pfpf
as more and more games come out via the steam platform, if you already own any of the games is it possible to integrate them into steam by using the serial?

Nope - you can only do that with Valve's games.
#35
pfpf
something i have wondered for a while...

as more and more games come out via the steam platform, if you already own any of the games is it possible to integrate them into steam by using the serial?...

Unless you are in love with Steam (perhaps addicted is the better term) you don't really want to run all your games in Steam. Do you? I'm thinking of the future...Windows gaming becomes Windows Steam gaming becomes....WinSteam....AGGHHHH NOOOOO.
#36
That future might be closer than you think! OK, maybe not Steam specifically, but more and more people are talking about online content and delivery. I do believe Google have (or will have) an office suite that can be used in place of MS Office?

I was thinking though, how long would it take to download all those?! There must be several gigabytes of data in that lot!
#37
Man, the amount of time I used to spend playing Quake 3 online is ridiculous!:p
#38
i still sometimes play quake 1 online ;)
#39
How many Quake 3 servers are still around to play this online? Will the multiplayer aspect of the games be dead now?
#40
Dementia
"I should be able to play games that I have bought without being online"

Erm, steam offline mode? Unless that has since been removed.



Until you need to reinstall them of course.

Or ever need to reinstall them if Valve ever go bust or shut down steam.

This isn't buying a game, this is renting it at their whim, and it should be priced accordingly.

(And in this case at £30 the lot they pretty much are but I referring to when they price at retail or even worse, (as with RACE) force a shop bought game to authenticate with steam anyway).

I agree with ninjarobots, that's a pretty weird thing to say stora. They're still available to buy on disc, you don't have to use steam to download them.


With some of the newer games, even if you buy them on disk in the shop, you still have to authenticate with steam. Which is great until they eventually shut down Steam.

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