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I have managed to amass a significant number of duplicate keys over the years, mostly from Humble Bundle (easily over 100 there alone). I've been delaying the moment of giving them away for a long time. Now, that I look at those, I definitely don't feel like creating all those giveaways in one go.
This made me think of a pact. I'll create a giveaway every Saturday, that will run until the next Friday and you'll just keep posting shit here. The games will be different, some were at some point, free, like the first one, others are possibly more desired (mostly the HB monthly stuff).
But, there's a twist to it. The giveaways will be mostly targeted at the newer members. I have been in and out Steamgifts for the past 5 years, but judging by the giveaway and comment statistics, the site's era is slowly coming to an end. So, all the giveaways will be using sgtools to enforce, that the users winning it, have won less than 10 giveaways in total. Let's reel in those newbies.
And that's it.
P.S. If you win another giveaway in the week that the giveaway is running, it's fine by me. If you're above 10 won giveaways before it starts and somehow join the giveaway, I'll have the winner (that is you) rerolled.
18.05.2019 - 24.05.2019 Lost Horizon - oncoming
18.05.2019 - 24.05.2019 Dead Island Definitive Edition* - oncoming
11.05.2019 - 17.05.2019 Monster Date - ongoing
04.05.2019 - 10.05.2019 Just Cause 3 XL - finished
27.04.2019 - 03.05.2019 Orwell: Keeping an Eye On You - finished
20.04.2019 - 26.04.2019 Resident Evil 6 - finished
17.04.2019 - 19.04.2019 Bit Blaster XL - finished
20.04.2019 - 22.04.2019 Steel Rats - finished, by Microfishd
*Dead Island is region locked (AD, AL, AT, AX, BA, BE, BG, BQ, CH, CS, CY, CZ, DK, EE, ES, FI, FK, FO, FR, GB, GE, GF, GG, GI, GL, GP, GR, GS, HR, HU, IE, IM, IO, IS, IT, JE, KY, LI, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MQ, MS, MT, NC, NL, NO, PF, PL, PT, RE, RO, SE, SH, SI, SJ, SK, SM, TC, TR, VA, YT)
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Thanks for the kindness! And bump
bump for the new(ish)bies
...And those who qualify here may want to check out Unlucky7
Thank you very much for considering some of us unlucky ones / newbies. <3 I'm not going to enter for these two (maybe for Bit Blaster XL ;p), but am looking forward to the next GAs. Here is a buuuump, so that hopefully more people will enter. :)
Bump for the last day of Bit Blaster.
so what are the actual odds in getting something because I have entered so far
842 and so far been unlucky and also how do the levels work? also, what is a bump ??
Hello TheFinalSinner, and welcome to SG.
It's random but you could enter in thousands of giveaways and not win. Joining a group like Unlucky 7 as mentioned above is a great group for new members of the SG community and you have better odds compared to joining public giveaways.
A bump is referring to bumping the thread by posting a comment.
Also when you get a moment you should read the Guidelines and FAQ if you haven't already.
bump is bringing a post up to the top of the listing by commenting. Because the posts are sorted by time of the newest comment.
It's common for the first win to be after 1000 entrance. But if you join giveaways with less number of participants, you have a higher chance of winning.
You gain level by creating non-free giveaways. Later part of the FAQ talks about level.
Thanks for think on us!
Bump for the newbies!
Please accept this grateful Steel Rats gift bump which falls under your above-stated guidelines.
If you do not mind, would you please add this as an addendum to the original post? Thank you either way.
It runs until 7:00 AM GMT on Monday, April 22, 2019
(Steel Rats on steam.)
Sure, thanks for joining in :) Added to the post under 'Guest giveaways'.
Thank you! I certainly appreciate it!
Thanks and bump :)
Thank you for the bump!
And thank you for the giveaway :)
I am happy to make the giveaway! i would infinitely rather the game go to someone who actually wants & will appreciate it than for it to sit collecting virtual dust in my library!
Thanks and bump :)
The GA seems to be done and dusted, so I've updated the thread. One more, thank for contributing :)
I am glad I could take part in this. Thanks!
Honestly this is really cool of you to do. Good luck to all of the people who enter.
Added Orwell GA for the next week.
The Resident Evil 6 GA is now finished, the Orwell giveaway starts!
Bump, thx for the giveaway
Bump. Added Just Cause 3 for next week.
I'm thinking of deleting mu account recently, because this website is taking a lot of time and resources, but not giving anything in return. It is crazy that some people are winning like 1-2 game every day, and the others are getting nothing for months.
It really good to know that at least someone cares about this issue.
Well, it's not really an issue imo. If you really want to win more then it's mostly about spending a lot of time in the discussion sections and joining all those GA groups. Plus it also depends what games you are trying to win, the FOTMs will always have thousands of entries therefore the chance of winning is minuscule.
Thank you, Slowacki! 👍 Also, bump.
Added Monster Date for the next week.
Awsome. Good lock to all. bump