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Skyrim character progress and Steam Family Sharing

No, it will not wipe your progress: they will have their own local safe files (provided they are playing on their own systems).
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Steam family share playing together

No. Only one person can use a given shared library at a time. If it's shared with multiple people, only one of them may use it at a time. See Steam Support: Can two users share a library and both ...
2 votes
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Can I use Steam Family Sharing to play an Origin or Ubisoft game?

No. Steam Family Sharing is only useful for games on Steam, and even then only those where the publishers themselves decide to support it (more likely an opt-out than opt-in). SFS cannot allow you to ...
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2 votes
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Can I use Steam Family Sharing with five user accounts plus one account per game?

I sent this to Steam Support Hi, I recently contacted you regarding my son's new PC and his ability to play games he had purchased under my account. My paraphrase of the response was "we don't ...
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Can I use Steam Family Sharing with five user accounts plus one account per game?

No publicized IP limits related to SFS, but do note that Steam can be a buggy bandwidth hog. As long as it's not being abused to rent games to other users or cheat it seems like it's perfectly within ...
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Why is Steam only showing me "Buy" instead of "Play" option for a game shared via Family Sharing?

It seems the family sharing needs to be reenabled about once a year or so. I have a family sharing account that I'm certain is not being used by anyone else, yet the only option I have is "...
1 vote
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Does Family Share games keep save files on the cloud?

Is saved progress for family shared games kept in the Steam cloud the same way my owned games? Yes. All users get the same game features for Family Sharing supported games except Trading Cards and In-...
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Friend shares his games with multiple people on family sharing but I get ejected

From what I can tell, whoever starts a game will kick off any other person already playing. The exception is for the account owner, who takes priority over everyone else. There's a Steam FAQ Page that ...
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