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Offline Silent Disapproval Robot

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Re: Epic?
« Reply #210 on: August 25, 2021, 03:50:15 PM »
Yup, I had fun with Void Bastards.

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Re: Epic?
« Reply #211 on: August 25, 2021, 05:05:15 PM »
I want to get my mind off COVID and Afghanistan, so I'm thinking about Old World, which is available only on Epic. I have yet to download the Epic client, but if I were to do that, it would be for Old World. Anyone playing it?

I bought it last week, and I'm really enjoying it.  There's an active forum over at civfanatics for the game, and the  staff of Mohawk Games is very active on that board.

They've stated that their current focus is on improving the game's performance and balance, and that more content will be coming for the game in the future. 

Regarding the Epic client, Gog Galaxy supports linking your Epic account, so you can launch your Epic purchased games from Galaxy.  It does appear to open an epic process in the background, when you launch the game, but you don't have to open the Epic launcher proper to play.  I've read you can just make a shortcut on your desktop after you've downloaded the game from Epic, and that will bypass the launcher, but I haven't tried it.

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Re: Epic?
« Reply #212 on: August 25, 2021, 06:56:39 PM »
^Really?  :o

Was planning on holding out until it was released on Steam but I see no Steam release date anywhere on the interwebs.
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #213 on: August 27, 2021, 09:07:01 AM »
I think most Epic exclusives usually are about 1 year, but I could be wrong.
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #214 on: August 27, 2021, 09:26:08 AM »
I don't think there is any reason to hold out on Epic at this point. I don't like the platform as much as Steam, and will only use it for exclusives, but it seems to run fine and nothing terrible has happened to me...yet.
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #215 on: August 27, 2021, 09:36:40 AM »
So the Epic client runs alright on your machines? No unforeseen shenanigans?
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #216 on: August 27, 2021, 09:42:27 AM »
I agree with Jarhead.  I didn't particularly want to have another game client, but Epic seduced me with all their freebies :-[.  So far I've had 0 problems with it.  Other than all the freebies I've acquired, I've made 2 purchases on Epic, Industries of Titan and GalCiv IV.  I refunded GalCiv IV with no problems.  It just didn't seem much different than the first three.

p.s.  I also like that Epic hands out $10 coupons in some of their sales.  I may grab Old World myself the next time they have a sale with coupons...
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #217 on: August 27, 2021, 10:01:45 AM »
^If Old World goes on sale on Epic, would you mind posting here? For me, your pal :)
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #218 on: August 27, 2021, 10:05:38 AM »
So the Epic client runs alright on your machines? No unforeseen shenanigans?

none that I have been made aware of.
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #219 on: August 27, 2021, 10:39:10 AM »
My wallet weeps, then.
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Re: Epic?
« Reply #220 on: August 27, 2021, 11:03:06 AM »
^If Old World goes on sale on Epic, would you mind posting here? For me, your pal :)

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Re: Epic?
« Reply #221 on: August 27, 2021, 11:38:08 AM »
I concur with others, have had Epic from day one and have had no issues that I am aware.  Doesn't bother me about the number of clients as already have a bunch anyway (steam, ubi, ea, battlenet, etc.).  If the same product is available on steam and Epic, I'll continue to choose steam as the majority of my library exists there and the epic client isn't as robust.  But I have zero hesitation picking up the weekly free games and buying exclusive items from Epic.

If another new download service came out tomorrow, I wouldn't have an issue with that either if they had things I wanted to purchase....