I lost my level again... And I don't know which games caused that. How can I check that?

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Last bundled games list (may not be 100% up to date, but should be within a few hours): https://www.sgtools.info/lastbundled

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I doubt it's some game from bundle, cause:

  1. I haven't given away anything for days, and those games were bundled recently, right?
  2. Those games that I gave away last time were mostly bundled games already.
  3. AFAIK, the rules are not retroactive, which means, If I gave away the game that will be bundled after that moment, the game won't change CV.
  4. I had CV at value... maybe 520? Haven't checked it... it was 6.03 lvl. Now I have 491.53 CV.

SO it has to be a bigger game. Not bundled. The problem is, I don't know which game could suddenly drop its price for 30$, cause I gave away few AAA games, and I don't remember the prices.

So how can I check this, then?

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Please excuse the semi-canned response, but this is our standard explanation.

There are two primary reasons why a decrease could occur.

  1. Values are calculated based on the current USD prices of games in the Steam store. If a game lowers in price, the value of previously created giveaways will adjust accordingly, and this will be reflected on profiles and levels.
  2. Certain games on our site are flagged as "No Value" or "Reduced Value". This is done manually by our volunteers, and therefore there might be a delay before these values are assigned. For example, a game might be included in a bundle on January 10, 2018. If on January 13, 2018 we flag that game as "Reduced Value", with an effective date starting January 10, 2018 (the day the bundle started), then giveaways created between January 10-13, 2018 would have their value reduced accordingly.
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I know the rules before the reduced CV. I just want to know what game caused it. Also my comment, which You replied to just already stated what You copy pasted. The second point doesn't matter here, as I already mostly given away bundled games recently, and those that were unbundled yet, were given away very long time ago. Also I said that the problem is with some game reducing its price. But I just want to know how to find which one. Is there any site that have a backlog of Steam games prices? Does e.g. Is There Any Deal save such data? I just know ITAD store the prices itself, don't know if it saves full prices of Steam games and when they changes. Never seen anything like that on ITAD. I'm just curious what game is the culprit here.

2 months ago
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If my point #1 above applies, unfortunately, I don't think there's a way of knowing without checking each game you gave on ITAD or similar site.

Edit: See RobbyRatpoison's comment: https://steamdb.info/pricechanges/

Also, my point #2 refutes part of your point #3

AFAIK, the rules are not retroactive, which means, If I gave away the game that will be bundled after that moment, the game won't change CV.

The bundle reductions are retro, so a game given months ago, if not added to the bundle list sooner, could now drop in value. On the other hand, if you did give a game away before it was ever in a bundle, then yes you are correct.

All that aside, my original link is still the best option to find a specific game if your CV recently dropped as a result of bundling changes, as this will track the most recent changes. If the drop was not due to bundling, then see my first point in this comment.

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What I meant with not being retroactive is when I give away game month ago, and month later it's bundled, it won't change price.

Thanks for the links :>

However Thedogma helped me and it seems it was bundled game after all.

But the topic itself was helpful, cause now I know where to look when it'll happen in the future. I will know which sites allow checking the prices.

Thanks.

2 months ago
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That's handy. Explains how I went from 9.95 to 9.88 to 9.79 in the course of 2 days, without having to hunt around in my GAs. At this point it's just a stupid minigame that I keep losing anyway :D

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NO 10 FOR U!

:P

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It's better that way. Once you reach 10 you realize more concretely the meaninglessness of steamgifts and life in general. :P

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True.

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You have 9 lifes. No wonder you don't care much about one od them....

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This really doesn't help, cause I don't remember every single game pricea, especially that I never really care about it. I just gave away the games I already had in my library, AAA or indie, or whatever I had. And this site just shows me the CV of those games. Not how aforementioned CV changed.

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Well, that's new to me. :/

Thanks!

2 months ago
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Thanks! It's not helpful now, cause I found the game, but it will in the future! I will save the link, so thanks so much!

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When it’s happened to me it was because one of the games was given away for free, so looking down your list of giveaways made and cross checking if one of those has been done that way recently is your best bet.

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I rather won't give away games that are free, cause I first take the freebies, and then, know they are free. But thanks to some user, I found which game it was.

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Try the forums for games that fluctuate. Deponia is one that (used to) give a false high often. Before the 50 point cap each Deponia game would be worth 100 points, I think due to an issue with the API. I would also suggest sgtools, but I see you already commented you didn’t pay attention to original prices. I still think it’s worth a look if you haven’t already, maybe you’ll just happen to notice a AAA game went from 60 to 30 or something.

Beyond that I’m not really aware of any other option. If you really wanted to you could cross check the price changes page on steamdb against each gams you’ve given, but that would require doing each game manually/ individually which I’m sure isn’t appealing.

EDIT: I took a quick look at your given games and my best bet is Sundered. It looks like you gave it riight about when it was added to the bundled list. It’s possible you gave it and then the CV decreased retroactively (which can happen if a game is bundled before it ends up on the SG bundled list).

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I don't even remember which games had what prices, so even when I looked, it didn't help.

I think steamdb is the best option, cause I haven't given away really much unbundled games. There was few of them, but not that much as bundled, so I think it won't be that painful. Thanks for the hint.

You think Sundered? Maybe... I will check this out. I think You are right. It could be a game that gave me full value before... but I'm pretty sure it should be more than just ~17$. However it gave me the main culprit here. Thanks again :D

2 months ago
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I know the feeling when you lose CV, but to be honest, it doesn't really help to figure out which game(s) are the culprit. It doesn't really change the fact that your precious CV is gone.
I wouldn't bother that much or even keep track of the game prices cuz the loss of CV in the long run is inevitable anyway. Games on Steam lose value with time. The only thing that helps is to keep on gifting. ;)

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It's just not more than 10$ of CV. I will gain it soon enough. I was just curious, tbh. Not mad or disappointed. I mean, yeah, sad that lvl is gone, but it's not really that bad. I can live without my 6 lvl xD
I wait for new Humble Bundle. Maybe will be something interesting with games I want to have, and games I already have, which I can give away... and when Feb will start, I will get another 5 games or so (Monthly) + another (probably) 2 for March Monthly too. I will give away games that I own, cause I don't like reselling. So it's only temporary loss :)

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