The Humble Indie Bundles or Humble Bundles are a series of game bundling experiments that allow users to purchase collections of multi-platform DRM-free independently developed video games online in a "Pay what you want" manner, with proceeds bypassing middlemen and going directly to the indie developers and charities.

Report article RSS Feed Humble Indie Bundle 2, now with 11 games!

So just when you thought the HiB2 couldn't get any better, 6 games from the HiB1 have been added to the mix.

Posted by INtense! on Dec 23rd, 2010

Alright so this news maybe a little late, but after the week we have had launching Desura, Indie Editors Choice, Mod Editors Choice and getting DDOS'd, I hardly think you can blame us! Plus this news is simply too good to miss, so in-case you missed it, it is worth checking out.

I am of course referring to the Humble Indie Bundle 2, a pay what you want indie program which as well as helping developers also helps charity. It originally launched with five awesome games: Braid, Machinarium, Osmos, Cortex Command, and Revenge of the Titans, but recently added another 6 from the first bundle: World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru, Penumbra and Samorost 2.


Better still, we are participating with the HiB2, so if you've brought the games you can activate them over on Desura. Give it a try, and support indies and us (ModDB and IndieDB!)

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Dotdroid
Dotdroid Dec 23 2010, 3:15am says:

Now I BUY! :D The Humble Indie Bundle 2.1.EPIC :D

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Underet
Underet Dec 23 2010, 4:17am says:

*Shocked*

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Daroslaw
Daroslaw Dec 23 2010, 4:29am buried:

(buried)

I've got HiB 1 & 2 for 1 dollar xd

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ponpat
ponpat Dec 23 2010, 5:07am replied:

I hope you will use the option to give them a bit more money now. 0.35$ of the 1$ goes to paypal, so you spend 0,65 for 10 gamedeveloper teams... That is not a very human move...

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Paxton
Paxton Dec 23 2010, 5:13am replied:

I agree with Ponpat. I'd pay at least 45 dollars. >:l

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Rawket
Rawket Dec 23 2010, 5:59am replied:

its either that or piracy.

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Savci
Savci Jan 30 2011, 6:58pm replied:

If he'd turn to piracy, at least he wouldn't get full benefits. It is actually better than paying approximately nothing for full benefits. Sadly.

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Range_Finder
Range_Finder Dec 23 2010, 11:52am replied:

So the whole point of this is to give people the option of what to pay AS WELL as helping good causes and your proud of yourself for paying practically nothing? People are right to vote your comment down.

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Jokerme
Jokerme Dec 23 2010, 12:28pm replied:

I don't see anything wrong with paying 0.65$ to these games. It's the thought that counts. Rule is simple "pay what you want". He added something to the sum and if I were one of the developers I wouldn't mind. It's still a lot better than pirating these games.

I gave 10$ to first and haven't bought the second bundle yet because of lack of money in bank account (missing Steam sales is so painful), but if I had the money I really wouldn't mind giving away 1000$ to these great people.

So I'm willing to say "it's OK" to pay 0.65$ and win another supporter rather than saying "that's shameful" and win a hater.

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Range_Finder
Range_Finder Dec 23 2010, 1:25pm replied:

Well thats up to you but to pay $1 that is then split what 14 ways or something including charity and the server hosting is not 'a lot better' than piracy because after the split its next to nothing anyway.

Quite frankly id rather have someone hate me for trying to stand up for something good than have them like me for doing nothing at all.

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medve
medve Dec 23 2010, 2:17pm replied:

there are telephone services, u only have to call them and u give a dollar or euro or so. they get more money with it, cause everybody can spend that easily, and more ppl will do the same. if this would have been properly advertised would have been an epic win, in this case it was only a good idea. the guy got burried cause he was laughing about getting 10 games for only nothing...

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Piuneer
Piuneer Dec 24 2010, 2:21am replied:

These guys at Wolfire have some amazing PR. I think it was advertised quite well :)

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theM3nace
theM3nace Dec 23 2010, 2:14pm replied:

BAD GUYS: stealing from kids and poor people since the year -47990

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theM3nace
theM3nace Dec 23 2010, 2:14pm replied:

gaaah doublepost. Whatever, more time to yell FOR SHAME!

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oversoul
oversoul Dec 24 2010, 2:20am replied:

**** move

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Piuneer
Piuneer Dec 24 2010, 2:23am replied:

Accidents happen in the dark ^_^

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alphaflight83
alphaflight83 Dec 23 2010, 4:32am says:

Bought it last week and got a mail with access to the HB#1 games yesterday.
This is customer friendliness at its best, thanks a lot.

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Awesome_ninja
Awesome_ninja Dec 23 2010, 5:01am says:

Desura activation not working.... =(
I activate my key, and then nothing shows up in the games tab. I'll have a look at it again tomorrow, too sleepy right now.

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Cameron:D
Cameron:D Dec 23 2010, 7:10am replied:

I think you need to restart

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INtense!
INtense! Dec 23 2010, 7:55am replied:

we are working on having the games show up instantly, at the moment there can be a 10 minute delay.

unless you hit the url: Refresh

thanks for using Desura too, we are going to make it rock just like ModDB & IndieDB so expect this to be only the beginning!

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Broiler1985
Broiler1985 Dec 23 2010, 5:16am says:

That bundle is just epic! 11 games for Win, Mac and Linux + Steam + 2 Soundtracks. Thats something I would wish from EA or something: You buy a game and then you can install it on 3 different OS.

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JamesTheWhitney
JamesTheWhitney Dec 23 2010, 6:14am says:

Woargh! Love Jeffrey

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cortez666
cortez666 Dec 23 2010, 6:27am says:

How will it look like if the same deal is going to happen with Humble indie bundle 5 or 6?

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Detnaite
Detnaite Dec 23 2010, 7:04am says:

I am really ******, I donated about 20 and NOW they release it with more games. I might just pay like a dollar, It's rather sad when this stuff happens.

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Cameron:D
Cameron:D Dec 23 2010, 7:11am replied:

If you already paid then you already get all the old ones too.
If you have not yet bought the pack then you need to pay above the current average to get them.

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█Black/Brunez█
█Black/Brunez█ Dec 23 2010, 7:50am says:

So the games from the HIB1 are on the pack? Cool

Me and my friend bought the first one. Damn, I pretty much enjoyed Penumbra! I´m thinking about buying the HIB2 pack. =D

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l0p
l0p Dec 23 2010, 8:01am says:

I've never heard of this

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0 Dec 23 2010, 8:17am says:

Purchased most of these at full price, others I bought with the original Bundle (#1) and said what the hell and bought both packs again now. Got em setup both in Desura and Steam. Love these bundles and hope people are giving back to these developers. Surprised at how many ppl are proud to say they spent $1 :/

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caspercool
caspercool Dec 23 2010, 8:31am buried:

(buried)

FAIL its 13 games not 11...

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Cameron:D
Cameron:D Dec 23 2010, 8:36am replied:

I count 11, the other 2 are charities, not games ;)

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Heaney
Heaney Dec 23 2010, 9:08am replied:

FAIL you counted the charities...

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AUG_DUDE
AUG_DUDE Dec 23 2010, 8:46am says:

machinarium, Cortex Command, Penumbra, Rev. Of the titans....
those ones really deserve some money.

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altercuca
altercuca Dec 23 2010, 9:53am says:

AWESOME!!!

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Twitwi
Twitwi Dec 23 2010, 10:00am says:

I like the fact that companies like onlive have paid for getting there name on the top donor list (like advertising) while supporting the indies.

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KEEP_IT_UP!
KEEP_IT_UP! Dec 23 2010, 10:32am says:

pure awesome! was so happy as i reseived the information with the first bundle via mail. thanks a million! great christmas present! :)

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Colossal
Colossal Dec 23 2010, 1:23pm says:

Lies, you only get the other games if you spend $7.51+.

But I did so I got them. :3

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iopzx
iopzx Dec 23 2010, 1:24pm says:

I already have all of them, but I payed 5$ anyway just to cheer you guys.

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dave_5430
dave_5430 Dec 23 2010, 1:39pm says:

Ima see what happens if I send a hundred bucks.

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Chronohawk
Chronohawk Dec 23 2010, 4:27pm says:

Gave the average price. Hope it helps the devs!

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DKR1138
DKR1138 Dec 23 2010, 7:23pm says:

Best deal ever, I bought mine last night. Spent $10 USD.

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PedobearNED
PedobearNED Dec 24 2010, 8:40am says:

i really hope after i pre order overgrowth (if that money ever arives at paypal) i have some left (hope for more than 8 dollar) for this i always like to give charity's some money

just checked i do i will keep about 9 dollar (since i go from euro to dollar)

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TabloMaxos
TabloMaxos Dec 24 2010, 8:38pm says:

It would be nicer if we could pay using paysafe cards.

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krg
krg Dec 26 2010, 7:56pm says:

Best investment ever. I love this deal.

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SolidFake
SolidFake Dec 27 2010, 9:24am says:

****, I somehow missed this :'(

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