Now in it’s 3rd year and 4th offering (Humble Indie Bundle, Humble Indie Bundle 2, Humble Frozenbyte Indie Bundle, and now Humble Indie Bundle 3). The premise is simple, pay what you want for all 5 games and set your money to go to the developers, charities, or a mix of both. It’s quick and easy, there’s also a leaderboard of the top contributors (that most of us would not even come close to). Just don’t be a dick and pay $1 for all the games. There are real people at the end of the transaction.
Originally when the site (http://www.humblebundle.com/) launched, there was five games available to name your price to: Crayon Physics Deluxe, Cogs, VVVVVV, Hammerfight, and And Yet It Moves.
Last week, Minecraft was added as a bonus to play for FREE until August 14th. I’m not sure of the stipulations after that period has expired. Also last week, Steel Storm was added for FREE to the whole bundle. I don’t know much about Steel Storm, but the gameplay videos look fun and exciting – but it’s such an added value to the overall bundle.
Now this week they’ve added the ENTIRE Humble Indie Bundle 2 to the collection, this treasure trove of indie games: Braid, Cortex Command, Machinarium, Osmos, and Revenge of the Titans. Now HIB2 and HIB3 come with redeemable codes for tying to your Steam account.
Tips for owners of HIB3 or those now enticed to get HIB3:
If you’ve already bought Humble Indie Bundle 3 before 10:30 AM PST this morning, just go to your download page and they will show up next to your other five games.
If you haven’t picked up your bundle yet, be sure to pay what you’d like for a bundle of five awesome DRM-free games on Mac, Windows, and Linux: Crayon Physics Deluxe, Hammerfight, VVVVVV, And Yet It Moves, and Cogs. To get the five Humble Indie Bundle 2 games, you must choose a price that is somewhere above the average payment (more details on the site).
I have bought into Humble Indie Bundle and Humble Indie Bundle 2. I will find out the details for those who already own Humble Indie Bundle 2 what they can or should do with their extra codes.