Grab for Free: Farming Simulator 19

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Focus Home Interactive and Epic Games are currently giving away Farming Simulator 19 for free. From today and until February 6th, PC gamers can visit the game's Epic Games Store page and acquire the...

    Grab for Free: Farming Simulator 19
     
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    heffeque Ancient Guru

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    I put it in my library for the lolz :p
     
  3. 0blivious

    0blivious Ancient Guru

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    That's free game #44 for my Epic account. Some day, I might even play one of them...
     
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    fantaskarsef Ancient Guru

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    I vaguely remember Sweeney stating that one of the advantages of EGS is there's no trash games on it. Subjectively one might argue.
    This is game #44 I'll gladly skip.
     

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    warlord Ancient Guru

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    Too heavy.
     
  6. sverek

    sverek Ancient Guru

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    The only simulator I am interested in is "Like Farming Simulator".
     
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  7. D1stRU3T0R

    D1stRU3T0R Master Guru

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    This one is indeed good :) I don't like this kind of games, but I have friends who like them alot. I just hope they will abandon nvidia sponsorship and optimise more for AMD, being more user friendly. Also, GIANTS ENGINE 8 (current one) idk why, but it feels pretty bad. Also, let's not talk about DX11
     
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    This game might actually be sort of fun. Certainly different.
     
  9. Passus

    Passus Ancient Guru

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    another free game from epic i may never play but free is free lol

    thanks
     
  10. TheDeeGee

    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    Then you missed out on a bunch.

    I have 80 Games on my account, take away 3 of them (Unreal Tournament, Fortnite and Battlebreakers) and that makes 77 giveaways.
     

  11. 0blivious

    0blivious Ancient Guru

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    Indeed I have. That's mostly from the last 3 months.

    Free stuff is nice. It has to be a real train-wreck of a game for me not to accept a freebie. :)
     
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    This is great for people who already have the game on Steam. You have to purchase a second copy of the game if you want to run a server, Giants won't provide a dedicated server to the public. This solves that issue nicely.
     
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    As someone whose spent more hours in a tractor than most other vehicles, all I can say is why?
     
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    Just getting your mind off of things..."and now for something completely different"
     
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    So you know how to do it properly? :D
     

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    Thanks. Posted this news to hunting groups watsapp group with sales numbers (2million last summer). Some older actual farmers in that group... Now I wait for comments :)
     
  17. I spent a decent amount of time in one too. I have to agree with you......plowing is not the most compelling or exciting aspect of farm/ranch work (yet i did always prefer it to branding/vaxing/and steer-making of cattle). It did however lead me to my love of AM talk radio. Its been a while since i did any plowing, but i would love to get in one of these fancy new gps guided tractors. I did get to use an ultra-modern CAT road grader, and it was sweet. Barely any work at all compared to old graders that required working all your limbs at the same time like you were playing a pipe organ.
     
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    Size_Mick Master Guru

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    It was the same with Euro/American Truck Simulator games. Truck-driving friends of mine wanted nothing to do with them. But I guess games like these are good for people not in those professions, as it might give them more appreciation for the folks who are actually doing those jobs.
     
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    Why would I play a farming simulator when I can sow my oats for real?
     
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    Ahh EGS....... no thanks, I won't touch this spyware even with a ten foot pole...
     

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