[Groupees] Bundle pre-orders

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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New preorder: 'Sung' bundle, which contains the whole discography of this synthwave artist, "10 albums" as indicated by Groupees.

HOWEVER, if you look closely at their bandcamp page, it has 11 items (which of them isn't in the bundle?), and these 10 items actually include:
- 6 one-track albums (in the real world we call that a 'single', man!),
- 1 EP (i.e. short album) that takes the above mentioned single tracks and remixes them ("Rework"),
- 1 EP ("Auto Run") that's rebundled from Synthwave Bundle #9,
- 1 EP ("Collider") with new content,
- 1 EP ("Overizer") with new content, and 1 EP with the same Overizer content, but "remastered". (Isn't this reserved to old songs??)

Seriously, that's pretty bad for a $2 preorder. Past Synthwave Bundles have often been less than $2 in preorder, and they always had at least half a dozen "genuine" albums and a few EPs and singles (one of the bundles even had a bonus live streaming of a song.)

What do you think?

Apart from that, the Holiday Helpings bundle is out, and just my luck-- it's way less interesting than last year (where I'd missed the preorder and ended up not taking the bundle.)
Still, the "Momonga" Pinball game looks interesting, so I redeemed that.
"Xmas Shooting" is a must for anime fans who enjoy bullet hell games (I don't), Undertaker's I'll probably redeem, and 'Dead in Bermuda' is high profile but multi-bundled already. I don't know. I'd gladly trade all of those games for just a copy of last year's Bastard Bonds for instance...

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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I mean, if you like the music it's still not a terrible price, but definitely not on par with previous bundles. I'll pass for now. I might be sorry later but hey it's four days until Christmas.

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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It's too late anyway, preorder is over. And as expected, same content. And three mystery unlocks... I'm not sure they'll ever be unveiled.

Out of respect for rhe artist I won't say I dodged a bullet, but it was still damn close. :P

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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Gosh, just checked and I already have the first... And never downloaded anything. I'm not gonna re-buy it just for a few new tracks... :^^;:
Also, apart from the Synthwave bundles, I really have an awful lot of synthwave-related bundles that I've never touched... Most notably the Vanity one, even though I love the soundtrack to Brigador...

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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Quote from Lestrade 尚 on December 28th, 2017, 12:21 AM
Gosh, just checked and I already have the first... And never downloaded anything. I'm not gonna re-buy it just for a few new tracks... :^^;:
SAME. I hadn't even revealed them. Oops. I listened to some of the old one in lieu of buying the new one.

Since I previously bought the "Future 80s 3" bundle with usage rights, I tend to just go back and listen to those over again so I can be inspired to make something with them :D So some of my synthwave stuff gets neglected.

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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Quote from Drebian on December 29th, 2017, 09:12 PM
SAME. I hadn't even revealed them.
Unrevealed, too! :lol:
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Since I previously bought the "Future 80s 3" bundle with usage rights, I tend to just go back and listen to those over again so I can be inspired to make something with them :D
And what are you planning to do with them..?
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So some of my synthwave stuff gets neglected.
Isn't Future 80s a synthwave bundle/publisher?

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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Quote from Lestrade 尚 on December 29th, 2017, 10:44 PM
And what are you planning to do with them..?
I design book trailers for indie novelists, so I use a lot of music that way. And then I fantasize about making something fun for myself. LIke maybe a music video of some sort, telling a story. IDK. :D
Quote from Lestrade 尚 on December 29th, 2017, 10:44 PM
Isn't Future 80s a synthwave bundle/publisher?
Yes. So I tend to neglect all my OTHER Synthwave stuff. :D
[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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No presale yet but there's a page for the next Be Mine Bundle.

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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Remute Treasure Bundle
https://groupees.com/remute22

5 Games. 1 album. Creepy goblin face cover. $2 pre-order

According to remute "All steam, 4 unbundled, high profile games." Intriguing.

Two of the games have been revealed to be interplay classics "Stonekeep" and "Cyberia."

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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Remute contains at least Cyberia 1, Project Mercury and Stonekeep. Wanna say 'meh' but I'll probably take it...

Be Mine has at least Starship Titanic, if I understood correctly. Funnily I have the book & the retail game (in French I think..? Not sure), but never played or read it at all. (I basically bought these because of Terry Jones at the time.) It's also a retro game and also a $2 preorder... Confusing!!

PS: also, a $2 preorder or less for most Be Mines means that buying the Anniversary bundle was actually a bad idea for those who follow Groupees regularly... It's cheaper to buy the preorders as they come!

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[Groupees] Re: Bundle pre-orders
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The Be Mine preorder wasn't live for me before, but it is now.