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Posted 12 January 2017 - 02:39 PM #1 Buying Avernum 3

So having enjoyed Avernum 1 Escape from the Pit during the steam sale I bought the spiderweb bundle. However I see Avernum 3 is not included in the bundle at all, nor is it available on steam at all. Looking into it I see that you can only buy it by buying the 1-6 bundle on Gog. I'm not exactly happy about this, in fact I'm rather disappointed. So what do I do if I don't want to pay for the same games again? do I go ahead with Avernum 4? I know they're standalone but it's frustating to miss out on the story.

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 02:46 PM #2 Buying Avernum 3

Avernum 3 remake is going to come out in about a year. Jeff started working on it recently.

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:30 PM #3 Buying Avernum 3

Right now, the Avernum Saga is listed on GOG at $11.99. I don't remember exactly what Avernum 3 sold for when it was sold by itself, but I think it was $15 or $25. So even if you could buy Avernum 3 by itself now, it would probably be cheaper to buy the bundle.

Bear in mind that you're getting the old Avernum 3, though, so it won't look like Avernum: Escape from the Pit, and it may sputter a little on modern computers. As Randomizer said, the re-remake that will look like Avernum: Escape from the Pit is being made now and will be released sometime next year, probably.
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Posted 13 January 2017 - 03:27 PM #4 Buying Avernum 3

currently sw's order form says that 1st Avernum trilogy games cost 10 bucks individually and whole package 25 bucks.

12 years ago (when Avernum 4 was newest Avernum game) 1st trilogy games cost 25 bucks indivifually and trilogy cd 45 bucks. today its all digital.

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Posted 03 February 2017 - 10:56 PM #5 Buying Avernum 3

I remember in the 90's when each game was $45 and hintbooks were $12.

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 04:36 PM #6 Buying Avernum 3

Same here
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Posted 14 February 2017 - 05:09 PM #7 Buying Avernum 3

I don't think individual games were ever $45.  I think you're remembering the price of one of the compilation CDs with multiple games on them (and likely from after the 90's).  The old Avernum games were originally released for $25.  Nethergate and BoE were $30 and I think the Exile games were also $25.
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Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:56 PM #8 Buying Avernum 3

They once had a deal where if you bought one of their other games, you could get your choice of BoE or Nethergate for $15. I got Nethergate because I already bought BoE.
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