Portal = FREE (On Steam. Sorry, console gamers.)

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  1. Brawlastator

    Brawlastator it is our life - jon bovi

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    Portal is FREE!

    To help welcome the Mac gamers to Steam, Valve is releasing Portal absolutely 100% free for both Mac and PC until May 24th, no strings attached.

    I want to have a 3-way with Gabe Newell and Jonathan Coulton. And now I can.

    FOR FREE.
     
  2. Overhaulimus

    Overhaulimus Sword of Fury!

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    Awesome,thanks for posting this cause now I have Portal!
     
  3. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Sweet! :D 
     
  4. Gigatron_2005

    Gigatron_2005 President of Calendars

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    Bought it when it first came out with the orange box, but Im downloading it on my mac to give it a spin there. Great game to introduce new customers to Valve/Steam.
     
  5. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeet. Downloading.
     
  6. Boardwise

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    5 posts and no one had done the following? Shame on you people.

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  7. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

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    The steam servers are taking a dump of epic proportions from all them people downloading Mac-Steam and Portal/Torchlight.
     
  8. Paladin

    Paladin Have Zord, Will Travel

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    I've never used Steam before but I will try for this.



    ...Cant get in though, it seems...
     
  9. bignick1693

    bignick1693 Maximal

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    on like 98 percent.
     
  10. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Is anyone else getting a message from their Steam telling you that you're not connected to the internet?
     
  11. guard convoy

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    so is this till the date or do i keep it forever

    and dang i got 135 mb done and then it lost connection

    edit:and it is going again
     
  12. Dinobot Nuva

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    Its free until May Wheneverthatdatewas, the game is only a few hours long at MOST, so everybody should be able to beat it if they download it in time.

    Also if you lose connection or it appears to stop downloading halfway through, just restart Steam, the servers are currently getting hammered from the insane amount of traffic.
     
  13. darkmgmstr

    darkmgmstr Blue Lantern Corps Member

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    Sweet!!! Downloading! :D 
     
  14. Liselotte

    Liselotte Revenge is coming... TFW2005 Supporter

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    just got my download today. i was about to buy the game ;p
    this is good till the 24th.
     
  15. Hook

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    Good stuff, thank for sharing! :D 
     
  16. CrypticIllusionist

    CrypticIllusionist Well-Known Member

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    And I now have a Steam account. :D 


    "The Steam servers are too busy to handle your request. Please try again in a few minutes."

    Gee, I wonder why.
     
  17. flamingunicron

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    wait, so basically after May 24th, to play it again you have to pay? Or do you have to download it by may 24th...it wasn't to clear?
     
  18. Gryph

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    Na. You just have to "buy" it by then. Once it's in your game library, it's yours.
     
  19. TheIncredibleHulk

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    Awesome
     
  20. Nexus Prime

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    I already have Portal and Torchlight, but this hopefully is good news all around. More business = better deals. Mind you my bank account is having trouble keeping up on all the good deals I've gotten from Steam. I have to stop buying games I'm not interested in just because they're cheap. :crazy:  This is the way to do downloadable gaming Microsoft.
     

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