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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 with cards say so down by the Single-player, Steam Achievements, and other tags. I also know I could search the Market for each game to see the cards users have put up. But is there a place I can go to actually see the cards for games I have not purchased (or even just how many cards it has)?

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All the cards, badges, emoticons and backgrounds can be viewed on the Steam Card Exchange website. Just find your game by its first letter.

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If you know the game's ID within Steam, yes you can.

I'll use my profile and 1,2,3 Kick-It as an example. I do not own this game so it does not show up on my badge page. In order to view the cards and my personal "progress," I looked it up in the steam store to find the ID:

http://store.steampowered.com/app/15540/

The trailing number is the ID: 15540. I plugged this into the standard URL string for game card progress:

http://steamcommunity.com/id/Topical_Decoy/gamecards/15540/

And now I can see all available cards. This may be a bit of a roundabout way of doing it, but it's very effective. Just plug in your SteamID and you'll be good to go!

  • Hadn't thought about trying that. – Batophobia Jul 15 '13 at 22:20
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    Doesn't seem to work for Total War: SHOGUN 2: steamcommunity.com/id/Topical_Decoy/gamecards/201270/ – Batophobia Jul 15 '13 at 22:27
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    Very strange, it seems that the Total War: SHOGUN 2 ID is 34330 for game cards. If you plug that one into the Steam Store, it routes straight to 201270. Perhaps not completely foolproof if IDs are duplicated in the store DB. – JCarlee Jul 15 '13 at 22:39
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You can run a search on the marketplace with "appid:753" in it. This searches for all items associated with Steam itself, so a search along the lines of, say, appid:753 borderlands 2 will find all Borderlands 2 items, be they cards, emoticons, backgrounds, etc. Refine it to appid:753 borderlands 2 card to reduce the results further. Or try appid:753 card to see basically every card on Steam.

Also, if you have specific games you're after, you can just buy/trade for a card from them; this will cause the badge for those games to be tracked on the "Badges" page of your profile, same as any game you own.

  • Yes I knew the Marketplace method, but this is reliant of users that are actually selling the cards. If it ends up where there are none of a specific card for sale, this will not give all of them. Also, I wasn't really after making a badge or anything I just think the artwork on some are cool and wanted to look through the other games' cards. – Batophobia Jul 15 '13 at 22:30

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