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February 18, 2014

indie bundling overkill & gifting

Filed under: bargain,games — Sagacious Himself @ 8:11 am
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Having only recently discovered indie bundle sales I’ve quickly spent nearly $300 buying sets and gifting.  Each steam bundle I purchase in sets for LAN or other particular scope use.

Very few of these bundle programs provide tools to track- or assign gifts.  IndieGala is likely the least-worst labeled.

[shot]

BundleBandits provides zero gifting facility.  I created a unique account per giftee, after purchase changing account information to something they could use to access their new account themselves.

[shot]

BundleBandits seems focused on selling glitchy old garbage and predominantly windows — which isn’t necessarily redundant.

BundleBandits neo retro: universe sandbox: is similar to a f/oss game on F-droid, but itself unfortunately windows only.

GLXY
https://f-droid.org/repository/browse/?fdfilter=gravity&fdid=com.kaeruct.glxy

Which is not much unlike a gravity android game in a Christmas HumbleBundle:

[shot]

Curiously Giant Army suggests cross-platform applications:

http://universesandbox.com/faq/#apps

mac, ipad, windows
http://algodoo.com/

mac, windows:  “you can’t lose, and you definitely can’t win”  But you’ll definately spend $10 for the privilege
http://garrysmod.com/

mac, windows, ubuntu: Gravi-T
http://gravit.slowchop.com/Gallery/

mac, win, linux: digital 3D atlas of the universe
http://amnh.org/our-research/hayden-planetarium/digital-universe/

yes, this is the exactly phrasing of their help offer:

Need help with the universe?

need help with the universe

.

Because much holding of breath will be necessary before osx or linux versions arrive:

http://universesandbox.com/blog/2013/02/new-universe-sandbox/

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