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Like the highly successful Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality, this will be a bundle with a main focus of supporting charity. "The bundle will be pay-what-you-want for Liyla and the Shadows of War with a minimum price of $5, and you will get over 700 additional games and counting for free." Will add link to bundle page when it's live
Bundle has raised over $500,000 dollars and has set a new $1 million dollar goal
REMINDER: This will not provide Steam keys
More info: https://itch.io/t/1411702/indie-bundle-for-palestinian-aid
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I made a list here. Only non-free games, well known or looking interesting. 30 titles: https://itch.io/c/1632190/indie-bundle-for-palestinian-aid-picks
I'd also recommend Mini Metro and Luck Be a Landlord. Both fit the known and fun category ^^
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As a solider in the Israeli army I have to say. I am sorry but IDF cannot protect children that are placed as human shields infront of terrorists. We have to defend our country and in my opinion its outrageous that any country should have an Iron dome on a regular basis. I dont deny innocents were hurt, they were - on both sides, but Israel wants peace from the terror, not from the other friendly civs. Terror has to stop.
Thank you for your service. A few friends of mine are/will be lone soldiers. I worry for them.
Thank you for your kindness!
We are currently living peacefully the last week or two, hopefully it will continue. No need to be worried! :P
Well, I am sure the money will go to the innocent civs but at least a part will probably forcefully taken for terror and some just get to the wrong hands, no one is a magician. I also hope that the terror will end! Thank you for your kind words :D
How about you unoccupy unlawfully invaded areas, let the Palestinian people be free and make their own nation if they so desire? No? Until that it's hypocritical nonsense that you want any kind of peace. It really is as simple as that, you are the ones with the keys to peace in your hands but keep throwing them into the sea.
Next USA should stop arming and training terrorists to fight whatever terrorists they armed and trained the last time keeping up an endless cycle of war and misery purely for the profit of politicians owning huge shares in oil and weapons industry. Then when a tyrant or religious murder cult gets overthrown, there can be actual peace and democracy and far less terrorist attacks anywhere else as a bonus.
I could explain you how wrong you are at almost every sentence you wrote but I wont. Good luck on supporting terror! Lets see how finland will manage with 1000 rockets fired at it in a single day :)
Yeah me and the rest of the world are wrong while you are right. Just ask UN, who was the one who gave you the original piece of land in the first place, how it is. You got it all wrong, in your scenario the Soviet Union invaded Finland successfully and put all Finns in a guarded camp behind walls and then keeps using the latest military tech and chemical weapons against them. Then they cry that the Finns are shooting 1800s tech rockets at them for no reason. Does that make any sense to you? Me neither. White Death was a terrorist according to the Soviets, but a freedom fighting hero to everyone else.
And what else does Israel do with their latest tech designed to surveil and torture civilians and bomb everything to the ground? Of course to fund their own use they must sell them to every 3rd world dictator who has money with no care in the world how it gets used. That's a sign of a peaceful friendly nation if any right? I guess some politicians might own shares of weapons industry there as well and just like Pentagon, the government isn't buying any new military tech that isn't tested in field conditions. So just like USA needs to find a poor country with oil to pour all their latest bombs into, you need to keep up the war just to make a profit.
But please do explain how any of this is justified or right in your own opinion? Why do you prefer war to peace while pretending to want peace? Otherwise good luck supporting the torture and butchering of children.
You are ignoring one important thing - Gaza is controlled by Hamas. And Hamas wants only one thing. If you think its happy living of Palestian cilivilians, you are wrong. Its "Destroy Israel and kill all Jews". If Hamas abbandon this policy, everyone in region can live together and in peace. How simple.... It's sad, but by buing this "game" bundle, you are supporting next round of violence, suffering and deaths on both side of conflict... :-/
Here is material for studying:
And you are ignoring one even more important thing, a peaceful Palestine nation wouldn't be ruled by terrorists. They are fighting back because their freedom and human rights have been taken away, not because they somehow prefer the current situation. So it's still Israel who keeps Hamas, PLO, or whoever in power to justify their own war crimes and to make money. If kids there get human rights and a peaceful youth, they won't grow up go be bitter terrorists.
In light of pride month and you bringing up human rights, who dictates the laws in Palestine and why are gay people thrown in jail for up to ten years? As I read your comment, it is somehow Israel who prohibits Palestine basic human rights while Israel, actually acknowledges even same sex weddings. This is all very confusing.
And what would a peaceful Palestine look like when according to the non-partisan Pew Research group – the Sunni-Islamic terrorist organisation is supported by over 40% of Palestinians, who indeed want to eradicate jews from the planet. Meaning this is not territorial but religious warfare.
On the other side, why do people only care about innocent muslims lives now when you have Chinese death camps for example. I dont remember any Bundle for the Uigher. I dont mind being wrong and I will own up to my ignorance if there ever was such a bundle. For me, this all seems a bit hypocritical unless people supporting Palestine are also on other messageboards condemning China and what not, and not only shit on Israel because of, reasons?
t remember any Bundle for the Uigher. I don
Thanks in advance for reading and hopefully enlightening me in a non shill way.
I care equally less about lives on either side. But Taleban, Daesh, Al-Qaeda etc have risen to power with the full support of USA to fight whoever the Soviets are supporting and/or to oppose USA because they were the ones bombed. Same applies to PLO, Hamas and any others. So the one who is occypying other people's land unlawfully with military might is the one who needs to back down and go home first. Then you would have full justification for any counter attack. Withdraw all military and illegal colonies, recognize the sovereign nation of Palestine and there will be hope for peace.
So no real answer on the human rights of gay people in Palestine. You blame Israel who acknowledges same sex marriage and is very progressive and pro human rights?
No real answer on how 40 percent of the Palestinians support the Sunni Islamic terrorist organization, meaning this is a religious warfare and not territorial.
No real answer on if you are only upset with Israel for retaliating or if you are also vocal on message boards regarding the Uighers who are locked in actual death camps within China.
If you could actually reply these topics specifically I would appreciate it.
You can discuss those things in threads that are even remotely related to them. Until then it's quite foolish to make such silly assumptions. You are only making yourself look silly by claiming I haven't been on the side of this or that good cause.
Gay rights in Palestine would improve greatly if they had peace so the terrorists would have far less power over the people.
"Gay rights in Palestine would improve greatly if they had peace so the terrorists would have far less power over the people" No offense, but, do you know any gay person from Palestine that says that? Because as a friend from a gay person from the area, (a country that hasn't been in war for a long time, mind you) we have discussed the topic at lenght, no. Gay rights in Palestine would probably actually get much worse with an independent Palestine. Because gay rights are not recognized anywhere but Israel at that area, countries at peace or countries at war. He can't even say he is gay in his own country. In independent Palestine it could probably get actually worse, because the UN would finally leave the area, and the groups they protect, would lose all protection.
I don't even understand why you say terrorist would have less power over the people in a peaceful Palestine. What happened after Israel pulled out of Gaza, withdraw all military and colonies? In less than two weeks, Hamas had wiped out all opposition, killed multiple PLO palestinians and taken all control of the area. And then they said they would commit genocide and the war would continue forever till they destroyed Israel. They didn't even gave peace a chance
No offense but do you know anyone anywhere who thinks that being led by religious nutjobs or warmongers is good for any kind of human rights, because that's what you seem to be arguing. So should Hamas be in power in your opinion then? How exactly will more suffering help? I never claimed peace was in immitiade solution to every problem but it's always the first step needed.
When was it again that Israel accepted the sovereign nation of Palestine?
From MY own perspective, no. I wouldn't like to be led by religious nutjobs or warmongers
The problem is, my own perspective may be very different from anybody else. And you thinking your perspective has to be the same as everybody else, is disingenous at best. Take a look at Turkey, for example. Erdogan has been president forever, and he could easily be called a "religious nutjob" who is increasingly every day becoming a "warmonger". And actually being a warmonger is giving him a lot of votes. At the beginning of his first term he actually tried to make peace with the kurds. Last year he invaded Syria, a region who had kurds that were not bothering anybody. Thousands dead, dozens of thousands displaced, and it's getting worse. And nobody cares.
Should Hamas be in power? NO. That's terrible for both Israel and Palestina. But if tomorrow Israel pulled back from all Palestine, Hamas would start killing the opposition and get in power in a matter of days and start a continuous war with Israel. How do I know that? Because it already happened in Gaza, where Israel pulling out of Gaza, making a serious attemp at peace, only made things worse for palestinians and peace. And I don't even know what is the solution for a permanent peace.
The fact that you mention Arab Spring makes me realise you are like me, a westerner that thought the arab spring would bring peace to the region: From your own link
Tunisia: President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ousted, charged, exiled and government overthrown. Good, even if "religious nutjobs" have a increasingly big power
Egypt: President Hosni Mubarak ousted, arrested, charged, and government overthrown. The Sinai Insurgency begins. Another new dictatorship comes, crueler than before. 12.000 people dead.
Libya: Leader Muammar Gaddafi killed following an eight-month civil war that saw a foreign military intervention and the government overthrown. Continuous instability and civil war since then. 40.000 people dead.
Yemen: President Ali Abdullah Saleh ousted, and power handed to a national unity government. 233.000 deaths. 3000.000 refugees. 84,701+ children died from starvation
Syria: President Bashar al-Assad faced civil uprising against his rule that deteriorated into armed rebellion and eventual full-scale civil war. 606,000 dead. 7,600,000 refugees
Bahrain: Civil uprising against the government crushed by authorities and Saudi-led intervention. 100 dead.
Iraq. Instability brings ISIS. 5,625,024 refugees. 165,500 dead.
Anyway, nice talking to you in a positive note
No offense, i think you are delusional if you believe gay rights would improve. Muslim ruled countries are known for looking at homo sexuality as a sin. This is a fact, therefore you are factually delusional unless you can explain why Palestine would be an exception to this rule. I'm not holding my breath though for you to actually just answer the questions since you not only refuse to answer the questions but resort to call me foolish and silly. I'm sure even you can see the irony here.
So please explain how is the occupation with military forces helping Palestinian gays then? Are they safe and equal now? Only thing it's doing is blocking any alternatives. To me basic human rights come before specific group of people rights.
You all act like it's Mossad who is protecting Palestinian gays and that being led by religious homophobes justifies butchering innocent civilians including the gays without any discrimination.
I absolutely agree and don't see how a military occupation is helping a minority group, but i never claimed that to be so. I never brought up Mossad neither. If you don't even care to read nor respond to what I'm actually talking about without diverging and putting words in my mouth, then i think we are done, so, yeah, nice chatting with you, take care and see you around.
We agree on many things like gay rights being a good thing and that the religious nutjobs in power are a bad thing. Also that peace would be a good thing and lead to further improvements later on after all people get basic human rights I guess? What we seem to disagree about is the way to peace. Or if we need rights for sexual minorities before the peace is possible.
My point on gay rights in light of human rights was perhaps a moot point to argue as I agree that the overall comes before the individual, however grim that may sound. Im open for others to argue this and could possibly be swayed to champion the underdog, but thats an entire debate in itself. I do wish I could share your optimism in believing that homo sexuality can become less of a crime whence occupation is no more. Agree to disagree, fair enough.
m open for others to argue this and could possibly be swayed to champion the underdog, but that
My point on peace is where I am not even trying to make a stand and we may agree even there on how to arrive there, however the point I made was that we perhaps should distinguish religious hatred vs territorial warfare. If we look at who Israel belongs to and who is really occupying who it becomes pretty complicated (or not) as we can choose to look past a certain time frame (or not). The bombings being targeted when looked at religiously is however not as ambiguous. Maybe you have some insight that draws a clear picture, otherwise we can agree to disagree, again, fair enough.
Well it wasn't that many decades ago when homosexuality was a sin, crime or mental illness even in Western countries so it will take time, all we can do is try to make the environment such that progress is possible.
Point taken, let's stay positive indeed.
You have to look at the facts here though.
During times of war, minority rights don't matter (unless they are the target). At that point there is only one set of rights that matter. The basic right to live and be safe from the threat of being killed, have food, and a roof over your head. When these are returned, then and only then can other injustices be ironed out. And yes, it may take years of discussion and protesting to change hearts and minds, but no one deserves to die in the meantime.
If you look at the history of Western countries, they have all been the same. It wouldn't have been right to say that another bigger country come in, wipe most of us out and "liberate" us, now would it? All countries have a history of discriminating minorities. It's taken years of peaceful existence to work on things.
But, while everyone is being killed, nothing else matters. At that point, everyone is equal in a battle for survival. While occupation is happening, there will never be peace. Those who are being oppressed will continue rising up. If you lost members of your family to an occupation, you might be bitter and want to fight back. One does not know how they'd react if they were in the shoes of the Palestinians.
So from what I have gathered, Starwhite wasn't saying that gay rights don't matter, but that in a time of occupation, a country just cannot progress.
One only has to look at how Northern Ireland was in the 90s to understand the effects of long term occupation.
Hi, yes, I already conceded this point in the context that you eloquently formulated. In a nutshell, there is less nuance in times of terror and once the population in general is relatively safe can we go back to torturing minorities. It`s a pretty dark concept but I guess it is a reality I am coming to terms with.
Something I would like to add, I do praise the brave men (and women) that stand up for what is right for them, and stay true to themselves, even in times of terror, in conclusion :/
The thing is, not every citizen tortures minorities. There are always people out there who are willing to speak up. It just takes time to gather enough voices to exact real change. And while I agree that it is terrible for those who have to stay hidden in the meantime, it doesn't mean that it will always be that way.
Sure look, as a woman, I see women being treated terribly in certain countries. Some countries still treat their women as property. That won't change overnight either.
When I was doing my Masters about 6 years ago, there was a girl in my class from Saudi. She had a driver because she wasn't allowed to drive a car in her country. That's since been lifted. Women can now drive, but the men still have control over whether their wife will be allowed to. Sadly, these things move in baby steps.
Oh, and thanks for the blacklist. You seem not only intellectually dishonest but mentally weak as well. Sorry to have rustled your jimmies and will wear the blacklist as a badge of honor.
That was something more ancient, removed it because I don't have any idea why it was.
Well, nice to see my assumption was wrong for which my apologies.
You are right, there are a lot of countries in the world that don't support gay rights! We should conquer them all, bomb them and put our citizens there taking their previous homes, that should teach them.
So, he was talking about something completely different (how Israel has taken away the rights of palestinian people) and you begin talking about gay rights (and other two topics because why not). And you want to talk only about that? Piss off mate. Of course gay people and their rights are important, but that justifies in any way what Israel is doing to Palestina? You guys are unbeliavable. Arabia Saudi also doesn't support gay rights, how about you do the same to them?
And about palestinian people radicalizing. Do you think that if someone took your home, lock you in Gaza and kill your parents, children or friends, you would stay peaceful? Yeah, of course not.
Ah, as you love to derail, look at this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFoxL3sOAio
“There’s only one way, I’d carpet bomb them” a citizen of your peaceful Israel talking about palestinians
One girl laughing about killing palestinians, a guy talking about a far-right and Jewish supremacist organization called Lehava that don't want Jews and non-Jews marriages, because the Jewish race should be kept pure and should not mix. Hmmm I wonder where else I heard something like that?
Israel is a colonial state and should not be there, end of the story.
Hi there, nice straw man opening. That video was not that much of a derailment imo and thanks for sharing. You have some bigoted and aggressive supremacist people talking in a bad way about Palestinians and Islam in general indeed. A sad realization to think that this is probably the general viewpoint of the average person in that region.
It is a clusterfuck of epic proportions and I may play the devil's advocate but think any life lost on either side, especially innocent ones is catastrophic. You however calling Israel a colonial state is denying their history which shows you come in extremely biased and therefor unable to have a rational conversation. To make this clear for you, the Jewish people have indigenous roots and are not simply settlers in their own land. But you already said end of story so I guess that`s it then, have a good day my dude.
mate Israel murders 10 times more civilians than the Hamas does. "Israel wants peace" lol good joke.
Please refer to some of the comments above before talking nonsense, thanks :D
We know that Israeli army cares about civilians, but terrorists abuse it as their advantage,
I'm more interested in the game assets and tools parts, so this is a buy
For people who bought the bundle, https://randombundlegame.com/browse?bundles=pb can help you sort through the games with various options (genres, tags, availability on Steam). I'm surprised the bundle's been added to it so early actually :D
Nice, thanks! I already referred to there to check if something I eyed on Itch itself or Steam wasn't already inside the older bundle but I hadn't checked they had already updated with this new one.
Is there any easy way to back up all of them?
The bundle is still gaining contributors such as https://hempuli.itch.io/baba
a foolish question: if i buy the bundle now, will i receive the new additions as well?
i'm not familiar with itch so i would like to know whether i should buy it now or later after all games are added
The last big bundle I bought had games added after I bought it and I got those games. Also, the FAQ says buyers will get any games added to the bundle so I expect it will be the same with this bundle.
thanks for the info! i'll get it now then.
Things like that really annoy me!
Like I'm not against helping Palestinians, I'm all for.
Many Palestinians indeed need assistance of various kinds.
But then I look at the link to the UNRWA website and all you see it BLOCKADE BLOCKADE BLOCKADE.
Like BLOCKADE is the sum of all Palestinian problems.
Like Palestinians in Gaza aren't living in a place controller by controlled by Hamas and co. (Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Palestinian ISIS, etc.) - basically a terrorist organization consortium.
Like Hamas isn't getting (i.e. stealing) all the funds donated to the Palestinians.
Like Hamas isn't using UNRWA schools and hospitals to store weapons and ammunitions.
Like Hamas isn't building rocket launchers beneath residential houses.
Like Hamas didn't fire 2,500 rockets at Israel at the past month, and 600 of these rockets didn't end up crushing on the the heads of the same Palestinians living in Gaza.
Like Hamas hasn't build a tunnel network all over Gaza, and reaching into Israel, to both protect his troops and attack Israel - but no regular Palestinians have access to this protection.
Like Hamas hasn't used (abused) the funds sent to Palestinians so far to build (partial list): Array of many thousands of ground missilies and hundreds of thousands of mortar shells, and missile and mortar launchers, an array of underground tunnel networks, array of armed unmanned drones, Hamas navy seal forces, unmanned armed submarines, a cyber warfare force, and many other arms and army units.
Like Israel didn't remove all Jewish settlements from Gaza, and withdrew all Israeli troops from Gaza, in an attempt to reach some kind of Peaceful solution with the Palestinians.... And Hamas used (abused) that in order to make an armed take over of Gaza, to create an ISIS-style Islamic state in Gaza. Where Jews, gays, or anyone Hamas doesn't like, get killed and their bodies dragged through the streets.
So after all that, according to UNRWA, the main problem Palestinians facing is the "BLOCKADE".
I guess you can't be UNRWA if you aren't brown-nosing to terrorists...
This thread is about a bundle of games in a gamers forum, and it is of course fine to post it there.
Regarding comments, we all know most people have a side on the palestinian situation: SG is not the place to express it. Please keep politics out of SG, at least from public forum, thanks.
Is better, i've deleted mine.
Is better put focus on games.
Ok, so far I'm just okish with the bundle. (note that I've got the BJRE (Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality) from last year).
There were some games that I was especially interested in, and most of them are there, but...:
"Framed Collection", so far ... is not working, is not possible to install it. (Maybe they are fixing it, maybe).
"Smile for me", cannot be installed. Ok, this is a confusing one. The game (apparently) never was downloadable from itch.io. Instead, you would download a file that would give you a Steam key, and a PDF on how to activate the key. Now..., on the page of the game says... :
(Note: Steam key not included in Indie bundle for Palestinian Aid) You will get access to the following files:
Steam Key Activation 249 kB
So... what the hell...?
A big amount (I don't know the exact number) of games were already on the BJRE, so nothing new here.
Some good games, on my wishlist, were there. All in all, it can be worth it (especially for those who didn't purchase the BJRE last year), but it would definitely be worth it if "Smile for me" and "Framed", are fixed!
PS: There are more games with issues (some of them from last year, and still not working): Dr. Trolley, Cuckoo Castle, Shn!p, ... etc. Maybe some of them can be downloaded manually from the web, then installed manually (but that is some lazy stuff the devs are pulling).
Are you talking about the BJRE bundle ? Or on this PA bundle ?
Are you telling that itch.io bundles are not that good ?
Yes, I'm talking about this PA bundle, and comparing it with the BJRE.
I'm saying that if you have the BJRE already, you might not like the PA that much.
And, that some devs on itch.io, forget to enable the games, or patch them, or setup whatever is necessary for a smooth installation.
(I've been able to install some games manually, but "Framed" and "Smile for me" have been impossible so far (not even downloading them)).
There are, still, some good games in there, but ... it depends of what you like. Many ... MANY pixel-zelda style games (but with a low-average quality). I'm not into: Pixelated games, Martial arts games, Manga games (I think they are over-exposed), Zelda style games, etc.
I'm not into those games, just for the sake of it. I mean, if one of those games has interesting mechanics, or an amazing story, etc. I could get on board with them.
But as I've said, some of them are quite nice, is just, it feels like it is a better deal than it is! ;-)
well this isn't about the bundle being a deal, if so then the Humble blm charity bundle was even less of a deal with dlcs and non-games and much fewer titles. Rather it is about supporting charity and devs pitching games in support.
Oh no, I understand, and I agree with that, letsmaybeLP92.
But, apart from the charity support, we can also evaluate the value of the deal, as the deal itself.
One thing doesn't take away from the other! ^_^
Some people buy the bundle not to support the charity, but for the games :)
I also personally bought it since there are a lot of games i'm interested in and i didn't pick up that huge bundle last year.
Looks like they're fixing the problem with unplayable games. (tweet). And from what I see Smile For Me is no longer in the bundle.
Nice! Is good to know that they are on top of it.
Well, if "Smile For Me" is not in it ... that's not good, but ... hey is not that bad either.
I really hope "Framed Collection" is still part of the bundle (a downloadable part that is ^_^ ).
I've seen a 25% overlap figure thrown about wrt BJRE. Problem is I don't know if that is 25% of BJRE overlaps with PA or other way round (BJRE was about 20% bigger). That said both certainly have some standout 'exclusives'.
I remember BJRE also had some issues in the early days (Neversong removed because someone impersonated the dev to get that game added) and as you point out there have been a few games without download links too. Hopefully it gets fixed (Tybawai has asked for affected games to provide drm free version or remove). In the case of Smile for me the dev (Day Lane) has posted a comment (https://daylane.itch.io/smileforme/comments) which you might find interesting. It has been removed from the bundle right now though (Day Lane was saying earlier that the game would go on sale with proceeds to the same charity, don't know if that is still the plan).
I do expect a lower standard (including slower issue resolution) due to the nature of BJRE being managed and run by itch themselves whereas PA is a hosted bundle on the itch platform (for example Tybawai had to take longer than expected to launch it, understandable as it's a huge undertaking for one person).
Yeap, I hope things get better. I can't remember much about what games were not working at the time, and later were fixed. But I do know what games are still not working.
The impersonating thing... that's no good. Why are people doing those things, really? Didn't they know it wasn't going to work?
"oh, people... what a bunch of bastards!" XD (quoted from 'The IT crowd"
I'm going to check the comments from Day Lane, and the twit mentioned before by Tyrogus.
As long as they are aware of it, they are working on it, AND keep people informed, I cannot ask for more.
Thanks for taking the time starwol.
"If you are one of the people who bought the bundle and tried to redeem our game, we are going to be enabling key redemption for you. It will take a little time to enable, but within 48 hours you should be able to redeem a steam key as a Thank You for purchasing the Palestine Aid bundle."
Not sure how this will work though. I tried to download it yesterday but canceled it as soon as i saw that the file is .pdf.
it seems FRAMED Collection has been fixed. the download link allows me to download the files now.
Yes, I can confirm that. Frame is working fine at the moment! ^_^
will anything else be added?
if the creator adds them like they did for the racial justice bundle: then we should be getting Celeste, Towerfall with expansion, Baba is You, Lyne (just to name a few)
Nooooooooooooo!! DO NOT BUY!
There are 2 sides, both think Their God is better tnan other side's God!!
So STOP Supporting Religious War!!
Unfortunately, some of the games don't come with the ports they have on Steam. Was looking forward to Calico but they only have the Windows port, not the Mac one.
That's unfortunate :(
Keep politics away from bundles. Both sides can suck it for all I care.
Hard to beat a price like this
236 games in both bundles, 1019 in PA bundle, 1741 in BJRE bundle, so 1019-236 = 783 new games in PA bundle
141-69 = 72 new games' steam rating above or equal to MOSTLY POSITIVE
you can browse as you want here
Is there a way to show only games that are in PA bundle but not in BJRE bundle?
not on this site. you can ask the author
but you could use userscripts if you add all the BJRE games like me
highlight your owned games: script
claim BJRE games : script
Thank you very much for the info! :D
If it helps, there's a simplified spreadsheet on reddit that shows all the games from both bundles side by side
Very useful link! thanks for sharing it with us :)
I found only two games I don't already have and that interest me (Cosmic Express and What Comes After). In combination with the somewhat controversial theme of the bundle this is a no buy from me.
172 New games to be added : Celeste, Castlevania and more
The bundle is still continuing to expand, it's now at 1,019 items.
The games submitted are here: https://itch.io/t/1411702/indie-bundle-for-palestinian-aid#post-3437481
If you bought the bundle and tried to download Smile For Me before it got taken out of the bundle, you should now be able to get a steam key for it through the download page. Seems the developer can't control how Itch is distributing the keys so if you didn't access the download page before the game got removed you won't get a key.
Pffffff... Itch.io is a terrible platform, TBH.
Note: Projects in this bundle are hidden in your library by default untill you first access them in order to avoid flooding your library. You can return to this page at any time to access any projects you wish to show in your library.
Note: Projects in this bundle are hidden in your library by default untill you first access them in order to avoid flooding your library. You can return to this page at any time to access any projects you wish to show in your library.
Soooo, I need to click on every game download page link in order for it to be shown in my library? Ughhhhh... Somthing like an optional "I don't care, flood my library anyway" would be nice.
And one of the worst things about Itch.io (if it hasn't been changed) is that a developer can remove a game from the platform and it will disappear from your library, even if you bought it. Similarly to what happened to Smile For me, download links can be revoked/emptied/removed/destroyed whenever the dev chooses to.
This should help flood your library
As for the removal, no Steam games were to be included. Smile For Me only gives a Steam key. There was no non Steam download for buyers. Hence removal.
Oh, thanks for the link to the scripts!
Regarding the removal, I know that no Steam games were to be included in this bundle, my comment was more about how Itch.io handles games that are removed by the developers. Last time I checked, if you bought a game on Itch.io (with or without Steam key) as a DRM-free download and the developer removed the game from the platform, you couldn't download the game anymore.
I'm not sure if this has changed but I would prefer that Itch.io could work like Steam, where you should usually be able to access your purchased games (even if in some cases Valve had to revert the depot that was deleted by the developer to an old working state).
Ah, I got you now. Have to admit I haven't suffered that, but I only got some old bundle keys from Groupees and the two massive bundles.
Thanks! It showed up in mine.
Found a list where someone's taking quick looks at playing all the games to see what's good. Currently at 80 checked.
There's also a list of games from the old Racial Justice Bundle with over 400 checked.
Nice find. Thank you for sharing.
Crap I just realized it was for the previous huge itch.io bundle, not the current one. Put the right link this time but there's only 80 games listed.
There is definitely overlap with the games in the bundles so I didn't even realize. I got both bundles so it will be helpful narrowing down what to try next.
the other games - at least some will be added into the bundled as stated here
If you missed it in the first post:
"Note (added June 10) - We are no longer accepting game donations. Thank you so much to everyone who donated their creations! We will be adding them to the bundle as soon as we can moderate and submit them. Congrats on a successful bundle, everyone!"
Other items officially added: up to 1272 items
This is going to sound harsh but these itchio bundles really need some sort of quality control. I don't want to pay any amount of money for a bundle that includes several hundred games, PDFs, music files and so on, of which only a handful are actually worthwhile. If you really want these bundles to do well put a couple of the high valued games in a headline (they don't even have to be fairly recent), and then include a separate link for everything else.
On one hand, I want to support some causes, but I don't want to pay $5 and get 1200+ items of which only a dozen are actually worth checking out and the rest is just some absolute garbage that was probably made in one afternoon (and yes, I'm well aware of the irony writing this while having over 7000 games on Steam)
I also feel the same way tbh. I'm still okay with buying the bundle but it's such a pain to sort out. I know people are "donating" their games for a good cause, but instead of filling the bundle with "trashes" (whether free or paid), they'll do a better job to support the cause by either spreading the word or spending some money to donate themselves. Putting their "trash games" are just giving an opposite effect to me - it feels like they are not respecting the buyers by giving them more trouble in sorting the games out.
That's kind of the point of itch though, that anyone can put up whatever they want there at any price they want. It's not really a store for high-production-value games. It's more like a garage sale, you can find some pretty nice things there if you know where to look, but most of the other stuff will be useless to you, and if you want high quality items you'd better go to a dedicated store.
Hmm ok, that is a good term. A garage sale is a perfect description. In a heap of garbage, you can sometimes find a thing or two that are super valuable and useful