Checkpoint: Lull Between Holidays Edition

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It’s the Sunday between Christmas and New Year’s Day. For most people, it’s a time where every day appears to have bled together; where the days may as well not be labelled at all. It’s a time of of consuming both goods, food and entertainment.

Like the several years, I didn’t go into Boxing Day intending to buy. I saw what was available and decided to pull the trigger. Here’s my haul:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD for $29.99 ($20 off)
  • Pacific Rim [Blu-ray] for $15
  • Django Unchained [Blu-ray] for $13
  • 12 month PlayStation Plus card for $29.99 ($20 off)
  • Sertapedic Pillow Special 2 Pack for $9.99
  • Guacamelee: Gold Edition for $3.74
  • Papers, Please for $4.99
  • Finding Nemo [Blu-ray] for $20.89
  • Avengers [Blu-ray] for $20.89

Total: ~$148.52 before taxes

That’s a little more than I thought.

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Checkpoint: Steam Summer Sale 2012 Edition

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This year’s Steam Summer Sale started a bit late. It had people worried but for the next week or so, folks will be far too busy refreshing Steam on a daily basis and then some.

Valve introduced 8 hour Flash Sales and Community Choice sales that have people checking the site more than once per day for new deals and new opportunities to give them more money. I’ve visited multiple times in hopes of something new and exciting but I only came away with: 1) Trine 2 and 2) the Alan Wake Collection.

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