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GOG.com

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Chuck Norris, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. sullynathan Magister

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    i'll join the beta, can I do it right now?
     
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  2. sullynathan Magister

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  3. theSavant Self-Ejected

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    I guess I found the answer:

    https://www.gog.com/forum/general/b...2?pp=cb4e5208b4cd87268b208e49452ed6e89a68e0b8

    What a useless piece of shit.
     
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  4. Morkar illiterate

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    Nah, definitely a step in the right direction. If you can access everything from the gog launcher and the other launchers stay in the background it's finally a good solution to have all your games organized in one place. Better than having to look for a game in your Steam library, your gog library, your d-fend library and whatever shit you guys use.
    I just hope it can list the game even if not installed on your pc.
     
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  5. Dux Erudite

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    [​IMG]

    But hey I'll get to customise my game library finally and hopefully get it straightened out the way I want. Maybe.

    I don't know. I just don't know. Maybe it'll turn out great. We'll see. Fingers crossed. :|
     
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  6. Taka-Haradin puolipeikko Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Bubbles In Memoria
    Did you really expect it to be the universal crack for every game?
     
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  7. A_boring_GOG_bot Self-Ejected

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  8. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    Some people try to downplay this news, but this is a huge deal. I can't count how many times I heard that it would be great if we had only one launcher, which is connected to every other libraries. GOG Galaxy 2 will be just that and it will be great if they can pull it off. Obviously if you want to use a specific feature of that other platform, you have to download their client, circumventing that would be impossible. But I don't care about achievements and stuff, so I will be happy if every game would be available to launch from GOG Galaxy.
     
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  9. theSavant Self-Ejected

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    A step in the right direction maybe, but unless it can replace other clients at their utmost essential feature (which is installing the game), it's imo not worth. Furthermore I cannot see any progress beyond the point of only importing "friendlists" or "gamelists" to actually installing those other games, because then the other platforms would lose a lot of their "power".
     
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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Does it have manual sorting?
     
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  11. samuraigaiden Learned

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    GOG is focused on becoming an afterthought
     
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  12. Alexander DeLarge Learned

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    This will have to be designed well to suit their interests but if they can design something that will help them be successful at their DRM-free storefront initiative and combine the many PC gaming launchers? This is big.

    Not to mention it's a damn good looking launcher that I'll use on that basis alone. Waaaaaaaaaaaaay better than the Steam overhaul UI we've seen.

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  13. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    It really comes down to execution. If it can manage my Steam/Origin/Uplay shit for me and launch games without me having to fuck around with those every time, it'll be very interesting. If all it does is launch Steam for me and I have to use Steam as normal, then it's useless. Will be very interesting to see what it's like.
     
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  14. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    Agree. If it just launches another client than it will be laughable.
     
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  15. Alexander DeLarge Learned

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    Even if it just launches Steam to install/play games it's still worth it because it will allow me to visualize multiple libraries on a client that looks great and does the things I want a "universal client" to do.
     
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  17. ScrotumBroth Disco balls Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy
    Good old client.
     
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  18. Melcar Arcane

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    I know. Real shit. So far the only modern clients for Linux are Steam and Lutris.

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  19. Vorark Arbiter

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    As mentioned by a GOG user, this xkcd panel is pertinent to the case:

    [​IMG]
     
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  20. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    Steam already does that though. If all you want is shortcuts in a client that launch other clients when necessary, Steam has that functionality and has since as far back as I can remember. So when GOG is already a relatively minor player, how would that make any difference at all? For this to get them attention and more users it will have to do more than that.
     
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  21. Grauken Arcane Patron

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    There's only one problem, the GOG client is shit
     
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  22. catfood AGAIN

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    So THIS was the R&D that all the money went in to?

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  23. Black Angel Arcane

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    I didn't know games are edible. How does it taste in general?
     
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  24. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    Sounds pointless. They should focus more on the DRM stuff instead of wasting money on launchers. By looking at the screenshots it's not even a store, so it looks like you won't be able to buy anything using the thing. Really wonder where the business aspect from GoG comes into play here?
     
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  25. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    Like shit. :P

    Only a minority cares about DRM free games, focusing on that is a waste of time and money.
     
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