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Steam Gems - Auction Holiday Event - from Dec 15th to the 18th. Gems were first created on the 11th for the auction. The auction hosts 2000 games with 100 copies each = 200,000 copies of games to bid for. Is steam gems a new currency? Every 1000 gems you can make a bag to trade in the market. You can buy them from the market. Note: The gems can be made ...


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Assuming your computer does have Internet access, but your monthly data limit is such that you don't want to use it to download updates to your computer then there might be a possible workaround to your problem. If there's another computer that you have access to that you can install Steam and where it's Internet access isn't as limited, say a friend or ...


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To my knowledge, the gift cards are like your normal gift card but the wallet codes you purchase and they just put the code on your receipt (at least at GameStop). They should both do the same thing. Don't buy the codes from any untrusted source as Steam scams are quite common nowadays, just get the legitimate gift card and play it safe in my opinion.


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Visit your Steam inventory in your browser and select the gems or gem packs. Hover over the pack or unpack button in your inventory and look at the link preview that appears at the bottom of your browser. Write down the number in single quotes after the 753. Open your browser's console. In Firefox and Chrome it's CtrlShiftK. Enter one of the following: To ...


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Short answer: Yes, you can. If you have bought a game on steam that is not available for purchase anymore, you will be able to download and play the game anyway. The game is still available on steam, just not for purchase. Someone could even gift you a game that's not available for sale anymore, assuming they had it in their inventory before it got pulled ...


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I assume "cross-platform" refers to . According to Steam support, you can just install it on windows. What is Steam Play? Steam Play allows you to purchase your games once and play anywhere. Whether you have puchased your Steam Play enabled game on a Mac or PC (both Windows and Linux), you will be able to play on the other platform free of charge. ...


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I believe the retail boxed editions of all the games you mentioned are tied to one of the digital distribution services. Specifically, Far Cry 3 uses UPlay, Crysis 3 and Medal Of Honor: Warfighter use Origin, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 uses Steam. You can verify this for these or any other game by checking the box. If they require an Internet connection ...


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Many retail games don't include all the necessary game data on the disk. In the case of Borderlands 2, it seems that it did not include the full game on disk, so an update is required to download the rest of it. Since a newer version exists since the disk was released, those remaining files turn out to be a majority of the game's file size. Since it's not ...


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Mass Effect 3 has the same Origin issue, where if you launch the game .exe directly, Origin kills it, then relaunches it. That's why steam "loses" the game shortly after launch. Luckily, Kotsu figured this out for us in this question. Basically, you must add Origin itself as the non-steam game. This is because Origin requires that it be the parent ...


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OK, I did it! Step 1: Uninstall everything based on goldsrc, just to be sure (though I think you will only need to remove games using HL1's assets). Step 2: Install just Half Life 1, make sure it works properly, and then copy the whole SteamApps/common/Half-Life folder to a different location. Step 3: Install the other goldsrc games, and you will see that ...


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There dosen't seem to be a way to do that. You just have to go through card by card.


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More information about Steam Family Sharing can be found here. On the DLC faq, on that page, it states: Who owns and can access the DLC and in-game content associated with a shared title? A guest will have access to the lender's DLC, but only if the guest doesn't also own the base game. Guests may not purchase DLC for a base game they don't own. ...


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There is an increasing amount of games that distribute exclusively through Steam, Origin or similar (and company-specific) digital distribution systems. If these games are available in a physical box, they often only contain a card with the key on it, or a dvd which includes the installer for the respective digital distribution software. It's hard to tell ...


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The email Steam sent you informing you that you won the auction says the price you bid.


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Here is a Steam forum discussion about error 130 including how to troubleshoot it. It's also possible you got nailed by a recent botched Windows patch which has been causing many problems. Make sure you have all Windows updates installed. Steam has a number of troubleshooting articles you should follow. Using a Firewall with Steam. Troubleshooting ...


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Try disabling ANY processes that might interfere with your downloading (I fixed mine by disabling Skype). You can find the processes here: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=9828-SFLZ-9289 Let me know if this helped!


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I saw somewhere on Steam awhile back that this is a known issue with Episodes From Liberty City when you try to play it on Windows 8. Supposedly, installing a standalone copy of Games for Windows Live fixes it, but I'm not in a position to try it.


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Yes. I did it before: simply moved my "Steam disk" from machine A to machine B, then installed Steam on machine B, pointing it to the Steam disk location and voilĂ . As an extra precaution, you can also delete the ClientRegistry.blob file to force Steam to scan the steamapps folder and find out what is installed, making sure all the games get found. Some ...


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I found it. You can still access the auction screen if you search for it. There are just no links on the main site to it which was the source of my confusion. http://steamcommunity.com/auction Any outstanding bids have been canceled and Gems are being returned to your inventory. All Gems will be returned by the end of the day. I don't know when ...


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It can be done. Mods from the Workshop are just like mods from any other site except they are directly dropped into your data folder. But because of the way Steam Workshop updates mods, you will need to pay attention to a few things: Skyrim Launcher will check your Workshop subscriptions every time it's launched and merged ESPs would cause the launcher to ...


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I know this question is old and maybe already solved, but just for others out there reading this: I had also the problem that I could only see the menu background and nothing else. No reaction of pressing keys or clicking with mouse. Just exit Steam and restart it again. The open up your game. Should be fixed now. :)


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Are you adding the Friends by account name? If so i also have had trouble and usually the email address works better. If that doesn't work then add them by friend ID.


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Yes. The save files are independent of your steam account. As James has mentioned, your saves are stored in your "Documents\my games\skyrim\saves" folder. Let's say you and your brother each have your own computers, but you were playing games on the same account (that of your brother). Then your brother will have his own saves on his computer that are ...


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You can indeed, they are just files. You WILL have to pick and choose your files to get the ones that are yours but by default Skyrim stores the save game files at this path: C:\Users\James\Documents\my games\Skyrim\saves Now clearly you are going to have to replace the James part with the name you use on the computer but its just that simple. Basically ...


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By default, Puppet Bots will remain motionless, but will attack if they can see you. bot -team <teamname/number> -class <classname> -name <botname> You can input other commands to force these bots to take certain actions. In particular, you can use bot_forcettack 0 to prevent the bot from attacking and bot_dontmove 1 to prevent the ...


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I found the answer: Steam Account Information You can find all your past purchases including their names on the account information page, and in my case the list contains "Prison Architect Introversion".


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If you're asking if you can use a wired Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller on the PC without first using it on a console, yes you can. I'm not sure why you'd think otherwise. You may need to download drivers but this is trivial and newer versions of Windows will do this automatically. It is also possible to do this with a wireless controller but you will need ...


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You key should have activated instantly and therefore your unlocked game should be inside your Steam Library. If it isn't check your steam inventory since it may have been put there by accident. The game should be available to download inside your steam library and it will install inside the SteamApps folder: C:\Program Files ...


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In the steam store click the banner on the top of the page then scroll down. You can use the buttons at the bottom of the list to see more games.


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There is no longer any need for Javascript hacks. When you click on "unpack" or "pack" gems, Steam gives you a slider-bar to allow you to do as many as you want at once.



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