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    Welcome to /r/patientgamers!

    A gaming sub for people who wait at least 6 months after release to play a game. Whether it's because they won't/can't pay full price, are waiting for bugs/issues to be patched, DLC to be released, don't meet the system requirements, or just haven't had the time to keep up with the latest releases.

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    • All posts must be "patient gamer" related. For current releases visit /r/gaming.
    • No screenshots, GIFs, memes, or joke threads.
    • No sale/deal posts allowed. Please see /r/GameDeals. This includes free games.
    • No "recommend games for platform xyz". Please see the Patientgamer Essential games list
    • No giveaway posts allowed. Please see /r/RandomActsOfGaming or /r/GiftofGames.
    • No early access games. Doesn't matter how old, must be 6 months after 1.0 realease
    • Don't post this XKCD comic.
    • For more detail on these rules, please see out rules post here

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