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Should I Buy This Game?

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Have you ever wanted to buy a game on Steam but didn't know if it was good? Have you ever had just enough money for an indie game but didn't know whether it was worth buying? Have you ever asked yourself, "Should I buy this game?"

Then you're in luck. Here, you can ask others questions about any game on Steam or any other game on any console, whether it is about the graphics, the plot, the game play, or even the length.


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Rules

  • Explain why you are not sure you want to buy the game in your post. People can't help you figure out your problems if you don't express yourself.

  • You may not make threads about unreleased games. Only ones that are available to play commercially.

  • Check to make sure that the topic on your thread hasn't been made with the search bar. Recent reposts are bad. If you feel your question has not been answered by the previous thread, contact a moderator for an appeal.

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Post Format

SIB name of game [specific info]?

WSIB [specific info]?

YSB/YSNB name of game


SIB = Should I Buy

WSIB = What Should I Buy

YSB/YSNB = You Should Buy/You Should Not Buy


Titles should be short and concise. In the description of your post, describe why, how, and what you are confused about. Users should not have to ask you clarification questions. All threads with no added information will be removed on sight.


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Useful Links

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  • r/AskGames: Have a more general question about gaming? This is the subreddit for you! It's like AskReddit but for games.

  • r/Truegaming: If you are looking for deep, insightful and abstract discussion regarding games this is the unique subreddit for just that.

  • r/Lowendgaming: Does your computer stutter when you play minesweeper? Feel no shame! Over at r/lowendgaming, they know that not everyone can have a GTXVI 9999 videocard and they've got your back!

  • r/gamedeals: They've got a great eye on all the amazing deals you've never heard of.

  • r/Indiegaming: Tired of all the blockbuster titles that only disappoint? Head over to r/Indiegaming and rejoice in this fantastic era of gaming!

  • r/patientgamers: Do you feel left out because you can't (or won't) buy games at $60 a pop? Find your gaming soul mates at the subreddit with the greatest amount of self control.

  • r/gamesociety: A tightly-knit, well organized community that is reddit's "book club for games".

  • r/CasualGames: A lace to discuss video games in a casual, laid back environment.

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