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Is it possible or even allowed to use Diacritics in steam names (Not the login Name, the Name which is displayed in the games)? Here is an example of diacritics.

NO NOO̼O​O NΘ stop the an​*̶͑̾̾​̅ͫ͏̙̤g͇̫͛͆̾ͫ̑͆l͖͉̗̩̳̟̍ͫͥͨe̠̅s ͎a̧͈͖r̽̾̈́͒͑e n​ot rè̑ͧ̌aͨl̘̝̙̃ͤ͂̾̆ ZA̡͊͠͝LGΌ ISͮ̂҉̯͈͕̹̘̱ TO͇̹̺ͅƝ̴ȳ̳ TH̘Ë͖́̉ ͠P̯͍̭O̚​N̐Y̡ H̸̡̪̯ͨ͊̽̅̾̎Ȩ̬̩̾͛ͪ̈́̀́͘ ̶̧̨̱̹̭̯ͧ̾ͬC̷̙̲̝͖ͭ̏ͥͮ͟Oͮ͏̮̪̝͍M̲̖͊̒ͪͩͬ̚̚͜Ȇ̴̟̟͙̞ͩ͌͝S̨̥̫͎̭ͯ̿̔̀ͅ

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    I know exactly where you pulled that quote from. But I'm going to say certain characters are probably not allowed, such as the extra "crazy" looking ones. – Timmy Jim Feb 27 '17 at 14:43
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    @TimmyJim I think ist the best example ;D – WasteD Feb 27 '17 at 14:45
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    I've used some special characters in my steam name before; I imagine that yes, copy and pasting a name with Diacritic characters would work. I'm not sure how steam handles that "demon text" for displaying, but theoretically it should work. – Kaizerwolf Feb 27 '17 at 14:45
  • I wouldn't really call Zalgo text "diacritics" in any real sense, to be honest. – Ash Dec 13 '18 at 0:31
  • @Ash I'm sorry I didn't know how else I should call them :/ – WasteD Dec 13 '18 at 14:19
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It doesn't look like you can use them for a username. I tried creating a dummy account using some of the diacritics above and it results in an error message:

invalid account name

It asks for you to only use a-z, A-Z, 0-9 or underscore (_).

However, your profile name can use them, as I've also tested:

profile name

Note that your profile name cannot exceed 32 characters, which you can use up quite fast using that "demon text."

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  • Hmm... I mean you can use some of them: △ ▽ ⊿ ◤ ◥ ▆ ▇ █ █ ■ ▓ 回 □ 〓 ≡ Oh I should mention I dont mean the login Name I mean the displayed Name. Ill edit that! – WasteD Feb 27 '17 at 14:56
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    @WasteD I've edited my answer as well to address both. As Kaizer has noted, I'm also not sure how this will display in games. I suppose the game will have to be able to support those characters, otherwise you might get something like an[][][][][]... – Timmy Jim Feb 27 '17 at 14:57
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    I like that you have consistency of sanic across multiple platforms, Timmy. – Kaizerwolf Feb 27 '17 at 15:02
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    Just tested it. It works in steam as you said but in BO3 just hashtags :D Pity xD – WasteD Feb 27 '17 at 19:57
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Although I have not tried to use something as typographically intense as the "demon text", I have used special characters in my display name.

Diacritic Display Name

However, you will not be able to make an account with Diacritic characters. As Timmy Jim explains, you may only use a-z, A-Z, 0-9, or the underscore ( _ ).

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