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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 800 members and over 9000 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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Hi, I would like to join by Option 1, I didn't play Bit Blaster XL yet and I think it's about time to do so.
I would also make some giveaways after the first paycheck
Hi Dante19977! You're welcome to join, playing Bit Blaster XL will do. Please comment again when you've finished the game.
Hi, since the game doesn't have any story mode or something I decided to 100% it.
Here is also a screenshot of my highest score to make sure I did everything I could.
Agreed, and not even needed the Bit Blaster V8 to get 75K in a single round I see! :) Nice, membership request approved. Welcome to the group!
Hi, I would like to join by Option 1, i'll want to prove my worth by playing Norwood Suite.
Hi KornKage! You're welcome to join, looking at the achievements playing The Norwood Suite will do fine, however please set your total playtimes to public also. Please comment again after you've done so and finished the game. ^^
I've changed the playtime to public now.
I've finished the game :)
Agreed! And 44 screenshots, wow :P Happy reading you've liked it. Membership approved, welcome to the group. Also happy cake day. ^^
Good afternoon, I was banned unfairly and I think I know why, there is a game I got from adam1224 called "Pier Solar and the Great Architects", according to the Playing Appreciated website I would have to play this game for 2.7 hours instead of 27 hours as the site is saying now, apparently the site bugged and changed the necessary hours, I remember that I played for 2.3 hours and did some achievements. At the beginning, the site has showed as approved, but now it is as if it failed, if I really need to play for 27 hours, I will play without any problem, just like I did with the other games I won, thank you.
Hi jooj123! Please refer to the answer MouseWithBeer gave you here.
I'd like to join by option 2
Hi xnyaa! You're welcome to join by option two. I'm curious what you would like to see getting played. Membership request approved!
I'd like to join by option 1. I will play Lethal League, is it ok?
Hi Mafteru! You're welcome to join, playing Lethal League will do fine. Please comment again when you've finished the game.
I finished the game. I couldn't find any online match so i had to skip 3 last achievements :3
Seems you had some fun with that game ^^ Looking good, nice screenshots too. Membership request approved, welcome to the group!
Thank you :3 Actually there is a round that i have to fight 2 vs 2 match, and my teamate(bot) is very bad compare to 2 enemies (2 bots), he's like helping them :< . Overall the game is good and fun ^^.
i'd like to re-join with Option 2 :P
You got me scared there for a few seconds! :P Since you have made so many members happy with games to play, I hope you'll never leave! Thanks for the bump ^^
Hi! I'd like to join by option 1. I'll play Beyond Reality if that's ok.
Hi Nicknames! You're welcome to join, playing Beyond Reality will do fine! Just as a note, you've idled it 2.1 hours. Please comment again when you've finished the game. :)
I will (and I'll add some screenshots while I'm at it =) )
Just finished the game. I couldn't get an screenshot because the screnshot button and the reset button were the same but I guess getting all the achievemnts should be enough proof :)
Agreed :) Please request to join the group here and I'll approve it as soon as I'll see it.
Good day, Applying via option 2.
Hi Georgeous! You're welcome to join via option two, I'm curious what it'll be. Membership request approved.
Already able to join for the group , Hotline Miami, game that got one of my favourite soundtracks.
Applying through option 1. I've only won 3 games and the only one I haven't played yet is Civil War: Gettysburg but it has no achievements. I've made a request to join. Let me know if I still qualify.
Hi WarSanta! You're welcome to join, playing Civil War: Gettysburg will do fine. Please comment again once you've finished the main story/campaign. :)
Hey! I finished the main campaign. They added achievements btw. I couldn't get the hard difficulty achievements cuz I kept losing in hard. I finished it in Normal difficulty.
Agreed! Membership request approved, welcome to the group. :)
Looks interesting. Applied! ツ
I promise to play the first game i win here on SG asap in compliance with rule 1. 💖
Hi fizfix! ^^ You're welcome to join. Since you have no winnings, you may also pick a game from your Steam library instead that has achievements. Please let me know. :)
Nice, however please pick a game you did not play before now and comment that before playing it ;)
But I have played all games in my library to some extent. O_o
Hmm, doesn't look so? How about The Bridge, Monochroma, BADLAND, Black Mesa, DOOM, Deus Ex, Metro, Outlast and some others? :P
Every single game in my library has been installed & played for a few minutes at least with no exceptions.
Then our definition of what is being played is definitely not the same. Please refer to our group FAQ for what we consider "played".
I see. So you basically want me to play one of those games at least 50% through (or at least 5 hours for games longer than 10 hours) and to mention which game it's going to be here beforehand, then to publish a screenshot of the progress on my Steam profile. Is that it?
That would be it for group winnings indeed :) If you don't feel like playing any of those, you can also just wait until you buy/get/win a new game and comment again then before playing it.
Got it! 👍
OK The Bridge it is then. ツ
WOOF WOOF! Heeellooo anyone there?
So am I in? 😳
Nya- With such a cute comment I had to approve your membership. :) Welcome to the group.
Oh thank you! 💖 😃
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i want to ga https://store.steampowered.com/app/225600/Blade_Symphony/. May I join?
Hi ederlobo! Sure, you're welcome to join, let's find a player for that. ^^ Membership request approved.
I'd like to join by option 1. I will play Machina of the Planet Tree -Planet Ruler-, is it ok ?
Hi Fukkii! You're welcome to join. Since it's your only winning, playing Machina of the Planet Tree will do fine. Please snap a screenshot if possible and drop a comment here again when you've finished it. :)
Sorry Reforced , my game Machina of the Planet Tree -Planet Ruler- can't take a screenshot in steam . I just google and find the solution but it say can't . So what can i do ?
Oh alright, I've looked at it and you are around 25% of the game now? Seeing you've also won Doorkickers now, how about playing that instead?
No problems , I will play Doorkickers. Thanks you for give me another chance . Thanks you Reforced .
I hope you will enjoy it :)
Just applied, I want to create giveaways. I won't enter any though.
Hi Ruhenot! You're welcome to join by giving away something you'd like to see getting played. :) Membership request approved.
I'd like to re-join via option 2, please.
Heyo Reforced, long time no see :D
Hi eeev! ^^ You're very welcome to rejoin, leaving the group (temporary) doesn't matter, you're always welcome to rejoin as long as there are no outstanding winnings. :P Just request to rejoin the group again or add me as friend if that is not possible and I'll rejoin you. :) And nice to see you again too. ^^
I sent a request. Thanks for the warm welcome :)
don't know if 've already said this, but this PA thing truly works like a charm.
I am admittedly behind on playing my games won but have every intention of changing that over the next week or two. I've had some awesome games to play and I get caught up in the same one for hours instead of jumping around. I have some games to giveaway and I would love to make a small train, or separate giveaways for this group. I want someone to actually open them and enjoy them rather than to sit there untouched. I have not made the giveaway yet because I was unsure how to do so. Do I need to be part of the group already? Just let me know. As I haven't caught up yet I'm 100% willing to join and be removed after the creation. Just don't want to give another game to someone with 1 sent and 10000 won, ya know?
Hi randanicole! You're welcome to join by creating a giveaway that you would like to see getting played. I've approved your membership request. After you've synced your account here, you're able to create a giveaway and specify Playing Appreciated as the group in who can enter (step six -> Whitelist / Steam Groups). Let me know if you encounter any trouble. :)
Hey handled all of that and did my first test giveaway.Winner activated and already finished :) Then I won one myself and have been waiting 48 hours or so now for them to send the key. It's an RPG and I'm a bit worried I won't finish if they don't send it soon. Is there any way to handle that or do I just cross my fingers and hope they send it soon!
Happy to hear so! ^^ Based on SteamGifts rules they have up to 7 days to send the key, so be patient here and keep that in mind for the future.. ;) If because of that you also need up to 7 more days to play, just drop a note in the giveaway and we'll see that when the deadline closes in.
:) Thank you. They got it to me around 72ish hours and I think I'll finish it up without too much trouble. c:
And thank you for the rule explanation. I didn't know how long we had to send the game. I appreciate the help!
Hi , i would like to join this group by option 2.
Hi nightside187! You're welcome to join by creating a giveaway that you'd like to see getting played :) Membership request approved, I'm curious what it'll be. :)
Thank you for the invite, will do the GA right now :)
Alright, membership request approved! I'm curious what game it'll be. :)
Thanks and sorry for the extra comment; it wasn't meant for you obviously (guess I should have taken another coffee xD). Seems the winner of Age of Wonders made a start with it already. :) Thanks for the contributions.
np have a great weekend 😉
Hello, I'd like join Playing Appreciated. I'd like to do option 2 please :)
Hi FateOfOne! You're welcome to join by giving away something you'd like to see getting played. :) Membership request approved!
Thanks for approving me :) I'll be posting a GA very soon.
I would like to make a group GA 😀
Hi Staindred! You're very welcome to do so. Please set your Steam playtimes to public first and let me know, then I'll approve your request.
Done, many thanks
Hi! I would like to join by Option 1 but I didn't win any game yet, can I play something from my library that I never played to prove my worth?
Hi Z3ppeli! You're welcome to join. :) Picking a game from your library will do. Please let me know which one you're planning to play.
I will play Hacknet then :)
Actually, now I have won some giveaways. I will play Hitman GO, okay?
Nice :) Hitman Go will do fine. Have fun and please check in again when you've finished it.
Hey! I finished the game ^^
Agreed :) I hope you enjoyed the game. Membership request approved, welcome!
I was expelled from the group due to the lack of achievements in the game
Demon Hunter 3: Revelation. Then I did not manage to get the required number of achievements, but yesterday I had already fixed everything. You can look at my profile to make sure of this. A month since the giveaway was a couple of days ago. Can I join a group?
Hi nakadzava! Agreed, although it was too late at that point.. Thank the giveaway creator next time, then you'll get a courtesy warning from us.. ;) Anyway, after playing you other winning, Forts, you are welcome to rejoin.
Hello. I played in Forts and got one achievement. The rest of the achievements are rather complicated, and there are not many online players. I hope that this is enough.
It's enough, I've approved it. Please request to join the group again, or if that isn't possible please add me as friend so I can send you a direct invitation. Nice to see you fixing your winnings and joining back so quickly. :)
Unfortunately I can not apply to the group, so I'll add you as a friend. Thank you.
Invitation was send. :)
Hi, I wanna join by contributing a game.
Hi LordSpyMaybe! You're welcome to join and do so. Membership request approved.
I would like to join via option 2.
Hi Jarrizard! You're welcome to join by giving away something you'd like to see getting played. Membership request approved. :)
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Hi Jarrizard! You still didn't create a giveaway. Please do so as soon as possible, or you will be removed from the group.