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TTG Secret Santa 1.5: This Time, It's Summer!

posted by Ribs on - last edited - Viewed by 3.1K users
I promised last time to do this when the next sale occurred, and now it has, so fun fun fun! It was a tremendous success, everyone got games that were fun and (I'm sure) were fun for all.

If you don't know what Secret Santa is, it is a common holiday event between larger groups of people. Basically, a bunch of people sign up, and are assigned a random other person who also has signed up, and everyone buys eachother something without knowing who their gift will come from!

Rules Specific to This Secret Santa
Applicants must gift items using Steam.
Items should not be worth less then $3, or rougly £2.
Items purchased should not exceed $30, or £18, roughly, so we don't have anyone buying anyone else iPods and other people buying Laptop Covers.
You must send your gift by July 10th, 2011.

To register, please reply below saying you're in and send me a PM with the email address your Steam account is linked to, so your Santa can gift it to you. If you have titles in particular you would like, feel free to send a link to your wishlist. Registration does not close until July 5th, but once a sizable amount of people have joined I will start pairing people up.

Other Information
If you have any questions, please, contact me by PM or reply below!

Steam works in an odd way where if you buy a gift for someone, it sends exactly what you bought. For example, if an Australian gifts someone in the UK Left 4 Dead 2 then it's the censored version Australia gets instead of the UK one. This is just a disclaimer, but it potentially could make anyone in Australia want to hold off on buying titles like L4D2.

Applicants (So Far)
Wishlists are linked if available.
1. Ribs
2. jeeno0142
3. corruptbiggins
4. divisionten (in order of preference)
5. Javi-Wan Kenobi
6. Strong Badinator (deluxe/goty editions of Oblivion and Borderlands)
7. SilverWolfPet (in order of preference, do not gift racing games)
8. Rather Dashing
9. Giant Tope
10. FitzoliverJ
11. Comrade Pants

(Feel free to turn this into 'Discuss The Steam Sales' like it did last time, too)
Have Fun, and do sign up if you can!
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  • Ribs wrote: »
    I'm glad to see it's been a mild success so far! Although, it'd be nice to know what games people got :P.

    OK, I got Unreal Gold and Broken Sword 3. The 3rd Broken sword completes the collection and as a bonus, i've never played it before, and I used to have Unreal a long time ago, so I'm looking forward to my very long overdue replay. It'll be a blast from the past. :)
  • Hehe, funny story on that one...

    First of all, I got a huge surprise. I made a wishlist for this Secret Santa thingie... and then saw a contest on steam (you can win all your wishlist games IF the wishlist has minimum 10 games). So I started searching for games, I am extremely picky.

    Found some that I liked, Big Brain Wolf and Broken Sword: Director's Cut. Suddenly, two best friends gifted those to me. That was soooo nice!! I'm not very used to getting gifts like that.

    Then I had to make the wishlist again, so I put some stuff there... and then I noticed some stuff on Steam ...a sale on Bioshock and...Garry's Mod...and...argh! Couldn't resist. Bought some more games (incredibly cheap... some were 85% off O.O)

    Had to make list AGAIN, hahaha! Otherwise I can't win Steam's contest. So I started browsing and saw a game which I love due to it's brilliant-ness and it's awesome-ness...and the freedom it gives you and the fun you have with it! I saw it at friends, I saw it at colleagues...

    Long story short, I added that game to the top of my list, just to remind myself that I should get it one day.

    And Matt bought it for me :D :D GTA IV.
    It was in the price range we settled on, but way too expensive for me. So... once more, Thank youuuuu!!
  • I miiiiiiiiiiiight do this. And did anyone else get an update on Poker Night? Steam ticket maybe?
  • BoneFreak wrote: »
    I miiiiiiiiiiiight do this. And did anyone else get an update on Poker Night? Steam ticket maybe?

    Too late, unless a number of other people express interest in doing a second round.
  • Thanks Dashing for all the great goodies (Civ DLC, Trine, and Frozen Synapse!) holy moly!
  • Right, gift sent. Hopefully... (had a few problems with Steam being so busy but I can resend it if it looks like it hasn't gone through)
  • Right, gift sent. Hopefully... (had a few problems with Steam being so busy but I can resend it if it looks like it hasn't gone through)

    If you go to Games > Manage Gifts and Guest Passes on the Steam drop-down menu, it should tell you what's happening with gifts and whether your friend has Redeemed the gift or not (which they won't do if anybody tries sending it by email, as I discovered yesterday!)
  • I'm in.

    EDIT: Never mind.
  • My gift is out!

    Thank's, Biggins for Fallout 2 and Plants vs Zombies!
  • Giant Tope wrote: »
    My gift is out!

    Lucidity! Thanks
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