Steam Trading Cards are virtual cards in Steam that can be earned by playing the associated games. Collecting a full set will let you craft a game badge, giving you XP, and the chance to earn profile backgrounds, emoticons, and coupons.

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Any way to mass sell all my steam trading cards?

I have a large number of steam trading cards and for me they are just filling up my inventory, I have no interest in doing anything with them except selling them. Is there any way to mass sell all my ...
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Do booster packs continue to drop once I crafted badge?

I've obtained all the "default" drops, got some booster later and finally crafted a badge. Will I continue to get more boosters for the SAME game that I already crafted badge for?
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CS:GO Anarchist trading card

I noticed that every once in a while I will get a trading card as I play CS:GO. I have everything but the Anarchist trading card and was wondering what the drop chances are for that? Is there ...
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Can I disable inbox alerts for new trading cards?

I like how my inbox icon lights up in green when I have new messages or new games from friends; but I'm not interested in trading cards, and it annoys me when after each gaming session I get a bunch ...
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Does community market bought items count as “spending money in-game”?

When i am buying items(skins and whatnot) in the CS:GO-market in Steam, does it count towards me getting new Steam trading cards by "spending money in-game"?
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Will I get the cards for Steam Christmas sale ever?

I was level 3 on Christmas sale (Steam), and I voted each 8 hours. A message popped out, telling me that I'll receive my cards when I reach level 10. I just crafted another badge, and I'm now level ...
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Can a game that previously did not have trading cards begin offering trading cards?

I notice one of the games I'm looking forward to does not offer Steam Trading Cards as one of its features. This is quite unfortunate, but before I lose hope, even after a game goes onto the Steam ...
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Steam Trading Cards error “Cookies have been disabled”

I have had a few TF2 regular and foil trading cards and I want to sell them before they expire, however every time I try to sell them, a error prompt pops up saying "There was an error in selling your ...
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How can I track / view all the Steam trading cards for a certain game?

I want to know when I have collected all the trading cards for a game. Is there a way to do this?
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Do you lose the respective trading cards when uninstalling a steam game?

These days I want to uninstall some games to get more space for the new ones. I have earned some trading cards playing those games I want to uninstall, but I don't know if uninstalling will make me ...
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What happens to all your trading cards when you vote?

My steam level is 2. I don't really intend on buying things to level up. However, I do vote for the next flash sale item every time there is a sale. As a result, I have collected many trading cards ...
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Where can I see the cards I'm selling on Steam?

I want to sell some cards on steam. After i clicked on the sell buton on some cards. i am no more able to see it in any of my account/settings or any page (former . Is there a page/place to track my ...
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How many times do I need to collect sets of Steam Trading cards? [duplicate]

I managed to craft the Team Fortress 2 badge after trading away a couple of duplicates to friends. However when I went to view my badge progress, I noticed that the remaining duplicate cards had ...
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Is there a limit of steam cards per day

So I have a question about how steam cards work, specifically if there is a limit outside of the random factor to the card drops. So I know you can only get half of the cards total by just playing ...
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How do cards work with family sharing beta - can I earn cards for games I don't own?

Under normal circumstances, you can't earn cards for demos or free-to-play games you haven't paid for, to prevent abuse. But how does this work with the new family sharing feature? If my brother ...
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If I'm eligible for more games, am I more likely to get a steam booster pack?

Let's imagine three systems where the two options would apply:- System one (Where eligibility doesn't matter):- System adds all eligable users to a pool System picks X many random users from the ...
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Can you idle in more than one game at the same time?

I want to get trading cards for lots of games. I know I can idle in a game and earn my drops in it, but can I idle in multiple games at the same time and accrue drops for all of them?
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Can I get multiple booster packs from one game?

Is it possible to get multiple booster packs from the same game? I've just got one that I sold on the market and now I can't even find the game listed in the badges page on my profile.
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How do you become eligible for Team Fortress 2 and Dota 2 booster packs? [duplicate]

I know that booster packs are given out to users who have got all possible card drops from a certain game, as stated in the Steam Trading Card FAQ. However, with Free-to-Play games such as Team ...
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What is the highest possible profile level?

What is the highest Steam profile level? I've seen people with levels like 142 and they still have a next level indicator on their profile. Is there an end to this?
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Can I get Steam Trading Cards from game demos?

When you play games on Steam you can get Trading Cards in the games that have this option. Can we obtain the same trading cards from just playing the game demos of games that would have trading ...
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What is the base drop rate of Steam booster packs? [duplicate]

In terms of booster packs per month, for example. I know that the rate increases depending on the steam level, but the rate increase is meaningless without the base rate.
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What is the easiest way to level up my profile?

While there's tons of badges out there, collecting cards and cards takes a lot of time, and only results in a 100 xp badge, is there anything other than just crafting badges that would help increase ...
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What are the names of the Summer Getaway Badge levels on Steam?

After crafting the Summer Getaway Badge I noticed that it had multiple levels. What are the names of the various levels?
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Are card drops equally likely?

Are all card drops equally likely? The number of the market seem a little too much off, what with there being six thousand more Football Manager cards for sale than anything else.
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Can you see if a game has trading card support on its 'Library Page'?

Right now on the Featured Items page of the store if a game has Card support it has a sash over the top left corner that says 'Cards'. On your profile, the badges section is a list of all your games ...
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Why can't I craft a badge when I have 5 different cards?

I have 5 different cards for The Binding Of Isaac, but I can't find anywhere to craft a badge. Do I need the exact 5 cards shown in the badges page within steam (as below)? I thought those were ...
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How many friend slots do you start off with, and how many do you get per Steam level?

According to What use are Steam Trading Cards?, additional Steam levels grants extra friend slots. Given that I have as many Steam friends as there are fingers on my hand, I didn't realize there was a ...
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Do you receive Trading Cards at set intervals? [duplicate]

When playing a Steam game that supports Trading Cards, you can receive a certain amount of trading cards which you can use to craft badges or sell on the Steam Market. Does Steam give away these ...
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Can I see cards for games I do not own?

I know I can go under my profile and click "Badges" and see all the cards for games I own as well as progress, etc. Is there a way that I can see the cards for the games I do not own? I know games ...
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How are “Foil” Badges different from common game Badges?

As I understand it, crafting a set of regular Steam Trading Cards gets you a common Game Badge. I also know that it is impossible to use a mix of regular and foil cards to craft a badge. Either you ...
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What use are Steam Trading Cards?

Is it purely a 'gotta-have-them-all' mindset, or do they actually serve some purpose? I notice that you are able to sell them on a community market. For a test I listed one, and someone bought it for ...
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Can you craft badges or use card boosters for games you don't own?

While you have to own a game to get card drops, drops are not the only ways to get cards from a game. You can trade them, you can buy them from the market or you can use a booster. Do boosters work ...
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How often do trading cards drop?

Each steam-trading-cards-enabled game has a certain number of cards that are automatically earned just by spending time playing the game. (3-5 from what I've seen so far) What I haven't been able to ...
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Why can't I drop trading cards while playing TF2? [duplicate]

On a friend's Steam account, while he didn't drop a single TF2 trading card so far, the badge page says "No card drops remaining" for Team Fortress 2. And indeed, we've been playing a few hours this ...
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What are Foil Trading Cards?

In the Steam Marketplace, I've noticed some trading cards called "Foil Trading Cards". I can see from the price difference between an original and foil card that foil cards are much more valuable, but ...
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How often do Booster Packs drop? [duplicate]

I know how Booster Packs drop, but I am wondering just how often they drop. Is it random? Do they drop when you get achievements in games? Do they drop when you buy a game?
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Is it possible to Idle, and get trading cards?

In order to receive Steam Trading Cards, you must play a game for some period of time. Is it possible to keep the game open as you go run errands, and have the cards when you get back, or do you have ...
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What are the “Mystery Trading Cards”?

I was in the Steam Market, looking for cheap things to buy/sell as usual, when I noticed this. A "Mystery Trading Card"? The description is "This card is very mysterious. Very, very mysterious. The ...
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At which levels do you unlock new showcase slots?

When you collect trading cards and craft them into badges, you also increase your level. Each level yields some rewards, like increased friends list size. So at which levels do you unlock additional ...
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Why can't I sell my Steam Trading Cards?

I have joined the Steam Trading Card Beta group, and have gathered 3 cards from CS:GO and FTL. When I open my inventory and try to click "Sell," the option is greyed-out. It says that since I recently ...
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How do trading card booster packs drop?

So today I woke up and noticed new item in inventory which was a booster pack containing 3 cards from L4D 2. From what I see on market these booster packs are new (graph only shows up to 19 of June). ...
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What do Steam Profile levels do?

As you can see my Steam Profile, I'm level 10. What exactly do levels do? Do they provide any sort of benefits? I've noticed the following as well: Some of the other users have different ...
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Where can I find out what games have cards?

Which games drop cards? I've been looking at the Steam Trading Card FAQ. However, I recently discovered that it's incomplete (eg. Trine 2 and A.R.E.S. now have cards, but aren't listed there). ...
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Will buying items from the Mann Co. Online Store give me Trading Cards?

The Steam Trading Cards Beta currently states: What about free to play games like Team Fortress 2 or Dota 2? Free to play games drop game cards based on your in-game purchasing. For every ...
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What are the chances of crafting a Rare or Uncommon background?

I've noticed that in the Steam Market, there's a variety of Steam Trading Card Wallpapers on sale, but some wallpapers have the prefix Uncommon, or even Rare. What's the "craft" rate of getting ...
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What gives Steam XP?

From the faq I know that the following give XP: Crafting a badge ("most badges give 100 XP") Upgrading a badge (it looks the same as crafting a badge: mostly 100 XP) Years of Service badge (the faq ...
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How many levels are there for Steam Trading Card badges?

With the new Steam Trading Cards, I decided to craft the badge for CS:GO. I got this: I then noticed that this is only a level 1 badge, and there was a level 2 badge to get. So I crafted it too: ...
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How many cards can I collect per day?

I have been playing Portal 2 from the start in order to collect trading cards in the Steam trading card beta. I have collected four cards so far, and when I look at my badge process it gives an ...
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Do I collect steam trading cards in HL2: Episode 2 or only in the base HL2?

I played HL2: Episode 2 for about an hour but no steam trading card dropped. Do I have to play the base HL2 to get cards or are they also dropping in Episode 2?