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Playing Appreciated is a group for members that like to play games they win and for giveaway creators that like to see their games getting played. This sounds simple, yet requires committent and dedication from members by filtering out games they like to play from all group giveaways and when won playing those within one month. In return members will get higher chances of winning games they want and creators will know their giveaways have a high chance of getting played. The group has more than 850 members and over 14500 historical giveaways.
More information and a FAQ is available via the Steam group. Current group giveaways can be found here on SteamGifts. Feel free to comment below if you have any questions!
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Just finished Aliens: Colonial Marines recently, and I'm working on playing more of the games I've won here on SteamGifts. The ending of Colonial Marines was pretty dissapointing to be honest.
I'd really like to join the group if possible :)
EDIT: Also finished Bioshock (Remastered) last night
EDIT 2: Links for achievements: Bioshock and Aliens: Colonial Marines
The idea here is that you pick a game that you did not yet play. Not to show what you did ;) Seeing you did not touch at least 11 games you won, pick one from them, comment it here and then start playing it ;)
Alright, I thought they would count since I've won both of them here on SG and finished them this week. I'm gonna pick STRIDER. I'll reply to you again when I finished it. Thanks for clearing things up and sorry for my misunderstanding :)
No problem :) Have fun playing Strider and please check back when you have finished it then :)
Just as a note; you start off with 4.3hrs on record.
It is done. Was pretty fun (except the last bit which was extremely hard for me at least). Gonna start working on the others as soon as I can.
This already qualifies you :) Invitation was send, welcome to the group!
Thanks a lot! I really appreciate it! :)
I am definitely interested in the group. You can check my profile and see that I won Epistory recently and beat the game (and got 83% of the achievements). I do usually give any game I win here a decent shot, even if I have built up a pretty hefty backlog from bundles.
Your welcome to join, please let me know which option you choose :)
I'll pick both, technically. I have, like I said, played Epistory recently and just won it a week ago. However, I am also happy to make a group giveaway of a game within the next month. I would probably do that anyway, I'd rather not just join a group and not give something away.
While that is true, you already played it when you commented, so sadly it does not count. I see in your library at least 27 games that you could also still play. Please comment the name of the game here before you start playing if you like to join that way. You are also still free to create a giveaway upon entry. You are not the only one who feels like this, but know that it is not meant as some sort of entrance fee, but having a new member also create a giveaway they like to see getting played themselves within a month.
Can I join please? I have a code for a dlc I can giveaway.
You can, but the idea here is that it has to be a game you like to see getting played by our members yourself. So please pick a game to giveaway or pick and play one of your five winnings with achievements :)
Hello! I try to clear the game got on the Steam Gift, so I want to join the group. I won and cleared the following games after March.
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, To the Moon, Escape The Past, Catch a Falling Star, Chaos on Deponia, Abrix for kids, Tangled Up!, The Tower Of Elements
I choose the following games that I won but did not play yet for your [Option 1]
Hi shhls00! Your welcome to join. Have fun playing one of:
Face of Illusions (0hrs on record)
Ittle Dew (2.5hrs on record)
Gemini Rue (2.2hrs on record)
Please check back here when you have finished :)
I finished [Faces of Illusion: The Twin Phantoms]. It took only 3.6h to clear all achievements.
I love Artifex Mundi's HOG games, so I cleared more than 20 Mundi games.
This game is too short than the others T^T. However, artwork and music is still beautiful.
Good to hear, happy you liked it too even though it was a bit short :) Invitation was send, welcome to the group!
Thanks to invite me!
can i join
Sure, but please read the OP and tell me how you want to join.
i had just won Resident Evil Revelations and i'll play it
It will certainly give me immense satisfaction to see you play it ;3
Alright, have fun playing Resident Evil Revelations / Biohazard Revelations and please check back here when you have finished. Just a note that you start off with a playtime of 5.8hrs.
I can't join can I?
I'm very sorry to inform you that once you are a member you can't join again anymore indeed.. xD
Dammit, I just knew it! Sad face
But... but... what if I kick myself out? Can I join again then? :D
Just came across this right now while playing Spreadsheet Simulator 2018 at 3AM ;D I need help
I would love an invite and I'd definitely be willing to do a group GA however i'll probably be getting around to playing a couple games anyway.
Hi CharredPie :) The easiest way for us is to have you create a giveaway after joining, so I can send you the invitation directly, as I did now :) Welcome to the group!
I would like to join and create 2 new GAs with this group on joining!
Sounds good, curious what they will be :) Invitation was send, welcome to the group gammag2.
Thanks for the invite! :D
Hi there! I'd love to join, since I:
Sounds like the profile of a perfect member too me :) Tell me how you'd like to join!
Kind of both! I have been here for a short time (about 3 weeks) but I'm actively playing all of my wins, none of them are allowed to collect dust. All of them have obvious playtime already though so I dont know how to work with that rule since I can't pick one that's unplayed. None of them are finished but I'm very far into a few of them. Certainly too far to pick an unplayed game. And even if I won something tonight I'd probably dl it and play it immediately lol.
I can also do a giveaway but atm all my keys are sort of junky. I'd want to give something away that's nicer than what I have on hand. That could be soon, up to 3 weeks from now, depending on if I can afford to buy anything else before then. I can easily do a giveaway in a month's time though.
Your latest win, Human Resource Machines will do fine. Please check back here when you have finished that one. Please also note that this is not a demo group, games you win should be played completely, so be careful when joining giveaways.
Done! I've completed the game, and although a couple of those last achievements are stumping me at the moment I've played the game to the end. Maybe its easy for someone with a lot of coding experience but this game was a lot rougher than I expected lol.
And sorry for any confusion, I was just excited because I'm new here and I really like this place.
To clarify, I don't demo games either - I multitask, I suppose for lack of a better word. I like having games of several genres in my now playing at once (action, puzzle, rpg, hog, etc) for variety's sake. I just prioritize SG wins but intend to complete everything - long backlist being worked through as well.
Good to hear and looking good :) I mentioned the demo, because you have several games that are not yet finished, e.g. ADR1FT had 14 minutes playtime (to finished should be 4.5hrs), Damnation 29 minutes (should be 7.5hrs), Outrage 7 minutes (should be 2.5hrs), Catch a Falling Star 8 minutes (should be 3hrs). So that's why I mentioned it - these are not times we like to see in this group after a month. ;-) Alright, invitation was send, welcome to the group!
I would like to join too =)
Sure, tell me how :)
2nd option, the group giveaway. (It has to be opened the ga 1 month?)
It can be open for as long as you wish, 3 days till a week will do fine general. Welcome to the group :)
Make sure you did not violate any of SteamGifts rules in the last month
Make sure you did not violate any of SteamGifts rules in the last month
How you want to check that?
I never saw there a option to see if someone broke a rule in the last months. I do only see "Not activated" and "Multiple Wins".
You found them, these are the rules we check.
I have a few games on my Steam backlog, and a few more on consoles... I'm really interested in this concept and would like to join the group! :)
Edit: I'd like to join as the first option
Hi :) Sure, seeing you did not win anything yet, please pick a game from your Steam library you are going to play (that has achievements) and comment that one here before playing it.
I will be playing Titan Quest: Anniversary Edition - http://store.steampowered.com/app/475150
Alright, have fun playing Titan Quest: Anniversary Edition and please check back when you have finished it :)
I would love to join - I activated all games that I have won, i havent won the same game multiple times.
I just played http://store.steampowered.com/app/463760/
Will now start playing Annas Quest http://store.steampowered.com/app/327220/
Hi :) Have fun playing Anna's Quest then and please check back here when you have finished. Just as a note you start off with 2.6hrs on record.
Thanks! Just finished the first chapter :)
Great game! Will continue tomorrow
Jep that was ... idling ;)
finished! That was great
Good to hear, and looking good :) Invitation was send, welcome to the group.
thank you very much!
I like to join. I will play Murdered: Soul Suspect, so option 1 for me:)
Alright, have fun playing MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT™ and please check back here when you've finished it :)
Okay, done...really interesting game:)
Wow, looking very good, I see you almost finished the game 100% :) Fur sure a pass, invitation was send, welcome to the group!
Yeah, missed 2 things I am currently trying to find...thanks a lot for the invite!
I see you did! Congrats on finishing it as completionist. :)
I am interested in joining your group. I recently won my first game on here, Endless Space Collection, but I have not yet started playing it that much. I am probably going to try a run on it with a bunch of different races, as there is a different experience with each race as you play. I will comment back here when I have gotten a feel for each one of the races and played through them. I will try getting some screenshots here and there, and I am pretty sure it has achievements to get.
As an obvious, I won't be including the time I already have on the game as time towards playing the game, as I was merely just checking it out.
Congrats with your fist win :) Have fun checking out and hopefully playing Endless Space then, and in that case please check back here when you finished it :)
Can i join ?
Sure :) Tell me how you'd like to join.
create a ga since i didnt win yet
You can also pick a game you didn't play yet then from your Steam library, e.g. this one. Let me know :)
naaa atm iam in love with borderlands :) i create a group ga. i still have a copy of endless space and overlords 2 ... if this is ok
Of course that's ok :) Invitation was send, welcome to the group!
I'd love to join your group, I have a giveaway to give, well, away.
Alright, curious what it will be :) Invitation was send, welcome to the group :)
Thank you very much!
Very nice group idea!
I'd like to join in the future after my exams and after clearing some of my backlog. I'll tell you then.
Thank you, see you then hopefully. Good luck with your exams! :)
Okay, I will start off by linking my BLAEO profile.
Currently I am playing Uncharted 4(PS4), Divinity (PC), Higurashi CH2 (PC), Plague Inc (PC), Guardian's of the Galaxy (PC) and will start Orwell (PC) very soon as it was a win from Actually Playing Games.
Currently I stand at 32% finished rate and continue to focus on my wins! I understand if it is not a high finish rate but I also have a gift list at 42% finish rate that I am also working on.
From the past 2 months recent favourite wins I have played to the end have been:
Tales of Symphonia,
I totally understand if you don't want to invite me! I will continue to tackle my backlog and will reapply in the future! Thank you for the chance and I hope the group continues to do well <3
We don't care about any of the past winnings or your backlog, you only have to promise to play any game you win via this group within a month ;) If that is doable, you're very welcome to join! Please comment how you would like to join in that case :)
Oh brilliant! Thank you very much! I would like to be a giveaway joiner and a creator when I can! :3
Easy to make you happy I see. ;) You can be both, but to enter you either have to create a giveaway after joining or play one of your yet untouched winnings on SteamGifts that has achievements. Let me know :)
This is true ;3
Right now the giveaways will have to wait but I can certainly can finish Orwell :D
Ok :) Have fun playing Orwell in that case and please check back here when you have finished it :)
Okay. So I didn't realise it was that short :O But I did it! <3
Long enough? :) Hope you did some nice research work to keep the citizens of The Nation safe.
Invitation was send, welcome to the group :)
Yeah I can see now that it couldn't have been longer! It was very well paced and in depth enough :3 I loved it :D
Thank you very much for the invite <3
This group sounds great. If I didn't intend to try a game out, I wouldn't enter anyway. You'd figure that would be the norm, but I guess some people here just want a +1. Even entering for cards isnt worth it since points are limited. May as well save for a chance to get something you like. :D
That said, my work schedule is about to get busy, so I'd better wait myself.
Your welcome to join, feel free to comment when your work schedule has space :)
I would like to join, as I only really enter games I actually want to play on here anyway. I don't have a lot of wins but of the five I have, I've installed and played all of them, beaten 2. Shadow of mordor and COD BLOPS 2 are in progress and Max payne 1 is about halfway done but doesn't have achievements, I'm doing it for a challenge on BLAEO anyhow so it will be done by the end of the month. So I guess it will be option 2 for me then?
Devil Daggers or maybe Odallus: The Dark Call?
Seeing your profile any giveaway game will certainly do, you have been most generous. Invitation was send, welcome to the group :)
Thank you very much, giveaway is live : https://www.steamgifts.com/giveaway/I0PSt/devil-daggers
I'd like to join. I'm currently in the process of playing (and beating!) all my SG wins.
And I can make a GAs for you (and will start playing E.T. Armies today)
Hi :) That is nice. You can join in both ways, but a giveaway would be easiest so I can just send you an invitation and also you will make one of our members happy with a nice game to play :) Invitation was send, welcome to the group!
Thanks. I'll make the GA but I'll still play E.T. Armies :)
Great, I would have been sad if you didn't ;)
Hi, I'd like to join playing appreciated. I have The Stanley Parable and Contraption Maker to giveaway.
I would just like to say that I can vouch for Schaapchirurg that he will uphold the spirit of this community :-)
Thanks, it's good to hear that we have a good member joining us. ^^
Hi :) Your very welcome to join. Invitation has been send and thanks for the nice giveaways you are willing to make. You also might want to check out the Unlucky-7 group, for people who won less than 8 games on SteamGifts. :) Welcome to the group!
Thanks for the tip! :)
i'd like to join and my option is 2. i want to see the others playing the games. lol
Alright, invitation was send :) Curious to see your first giveaway :)
Can i join? seems a very nice group! Option 2 xD
Hi guihlaviola, sorry you cannot because you don't pass all the entry requirements at the moment.