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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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That's an interesting ideia, I'm pretty sure I played all the games I've won, probably not that much but I did played them. I'd like to create a giveaway on this group.
Hi Haurid, I have a script that can check that. According to it you did play 63.6% (7/11) of the games, but it has been very buggy for me today, so it might be wrong as well. Either way you are still welcome to join with option 2!
Please request to join here and I will approve it when I see it :)
Whoops, I did missed a couple, I don't really don't know why. But given that I won 12 games, not 11, there is something wrong.The last game I won was 2 years ago, the way I use SG has changed since. Anyway, I have a handful of Humble Monthly keys laying around here that I'd like to give away.
I think the missing 12th one one might be "Collider" because the script can't see if you marked it as received or not because I am not part of the group you won it from, but I might be completely wrong.
Anyways, group join request approved, welcome to the group! ^^
Okay, here it is. Tell me if everything is okay with the giveaway.
Everything's fine, welcome! :)
Morikalina was faster to answer than me, but just to confirm it is okay! Hope it finds a good new home :)
2fast4you 1 millionth time we use this :facepalm:
We need help D:
The name of the game: NeuroVoider
Playing NeuroVoider is fine, don't forget to reply back when you finish the game :)
Because you were once again 2fast4me :P this is the original comment.
You became 2slow4me speedy gonzalez :P
Join request approved, welcome to the group! ^_^
So i can join the group by creating a giveaway every month? If so,does it have to be unbundled ?
You can join by either playing a game you didn't play yet, or giving away one game you would like to see getting played by someone else. Once you're in the group, the only requirement is to play any game you win via this group within a month, nothing more. :)
Cool, i would like to join via giving away one game. Just to clarify, do i need to create a giveaway every month , if so that's fine by me!
Also does it have to be a certain priced giveaway or any game works?
You only need to create 1 giveaway when entering, that is it. If you then want to create more giveaways it is up to you but it is not required :)
It can be any game you would like to be played as long as it has not been given for free before (those have 2 stars next to their name when trying to make a giveaway for it).
If you have any more questions feel free to ask :)
Oh, I just realized I had a brain fart earlier sorry and forgot to say to please request to join here so we can accept it :)
Great! I sent a request. Thank you!
Approved, welcome to the group! :)
Thank you! i have created a giveaway as per requirement although its a bundled game but i played the game and its a good one.
I have played a bit of it too and it seemed nice so far, I hope whoever wins it will enjoy it ^^
Good to know. Thank you for all of this!
May I join?
Option 1: Gloom, the game I just won yesterday.
Hi, you need to set your playtime to public first :)
Please don't forget to reply back when you finished Gloom :)
Umm... I think I was done with Gloom.
It's a little bit difficult for me...
The Steam's screenshot function does not work in this game. So...I provide the upload link https://imgur.com/a/PNNbILI
Added you on Steam to clarify a minor issue :)
Looking to join as well
Option 1: Shadowrun Returns - won it in a Christmas giveaway :)
All done, thanks!
Hi again, normally we don't accept games without achievements for option 1, but gonna make an exception for you. Please reply back when you finished the game (Shadowrun Returns) and don't forget to provide screenshots :) screenshot part is important
(and the exception is because they only won 2 games so far, both without achievements)
Appreciate it, thanks again! :)
Heya, just wanting to let you all know that I've completed Shadowrun Returns. I've made all my screenshots of the game public, including a picture of the game's credits.
Just a quick pro tip: if you reply to yourself no one will get a notification about it and they wont be able to see you have responded unless they happen to stumble upon the message :)
That said, join request approved, welcome to the group! ^^
Owh, I wasn't aware of that! Thanks for the pro tip and for approving my join request! :)
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Hi i would like to enter option 1. The game i will be playing is Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition. I will edit after i have all the achievements and few late game screenshots.
Hi Brightboy, playing Middle-earth™: Shadow of Mordor™ will be fine, please reply to me once you have beaten it.
Hello again. I have completed the game.
Congrats! Please request to join here and I will approve it as soon as I see.
well I'm still interested
and sorry for never replying back on you
I'd like to go with option 1 but i have some questions
I'll add you on steam
hmu whenever you can.
Name of the game: Apotheon
Hi Stevekingofayre, Apotheon will be fine (note: there is 11,7 hours idle time on it). Let me know once you have beaten it.
Perfect choice, I loved that game :)
Hi Stevekingofayre, since you still haven't finished your game after over 1 year and me sending you a reminder before this comment, I went and declined your join request on Steam for now. If you would like to join the group again in the future please feel free to reply.
Thanks for your message
when I want to apply
I'll reply here.
Hey! I'd like to join with the option 2 please.
Hi Mamo, you are welcome to join with option 2. Please request to join here.
Done! Waiting for approval.
Join request approved, welcome to the group! Please make a giveaway as soon as possible :)
Thank you ^_^
I Just created my first giveaway.
What should I do in this case: I've played all of my won games. 6 out of 8 were completed, one of them (Shadow Tactics) I couldn't play anymore because of my gpu temps, and the other (Assassination box) was hella buggy and I could only play it for a little bit, even getting an achievement for being able to start it lol. So, Should I resume this one? Wait until I can do a giveaway? I can't really play anything demanding like Shadow Tactics comfortably at the moment (I guess I could, tried it with my on-board gpu and it works, although its pretty slow even on low settings), so I would only join giveaways for low-end games or pixel graphics ones. I know I'm being kinda unreasonable, so sorry for the inconvenience.
Hello SieghartXx! If you played all your wins, you can select a game from your library, or you can always join via option 2 :)
I can suggest a couple nice games I played from your library; Metro 2033 (Redux), Spec Ops: The Line, Mr Shifty, DOOM, Jotun, Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons, Life is Strange.
Alright, thank you. I'll play Brothers!
Enjoy playing Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons. Let us know once you beat it :)
Hello! Just finished Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons. Beatiful game. Played it with my niece which made it for a funny playthrough too :)
Glad to hear you enjoyed it :) Please request to join here and I will approve it as soon as I see it :)
Thank you! :D
Approved, welcome to the group :)
Thank you very much :D
Oops, I pressed join before I read How to Join
I have just won Hacknet, already install & farm for the card and will try to finish the game this month.
Hi Ruphine, please set your playtime data to public fist. If you need any help doing that you can check here and if you have any questions just ask :) Other that that, from the looks of it playing Hacknet will do fine.
Damn, only 1 second
Who is the slow one now >:D
This cat is always to slow for both of you :P
Hello Internet Explorer :P
Oh, I already set it to public but I didn't realize that "Always keep my total playtime private even if users can see my game details" was checked.
Unchecked just now.
Yea, that is one sneaky checkbox a lot of people don't notice it needs to be unchecked. Now it is set fine. Let me know once you finish the game :)
Just finished the game with 100% achievements.
Congratulations! Join request approved, welcome to the group! :)
Hi. I'd like to join. I am going to play Life is Strange (https://www.steamgifts.com/giveaway/JH0DN/life-is-strange-complete-season-episodes-1-5). I probably will upload some screenshots.
Requesting to join group on Steam.
Hi battousai07, you are welcome to enter by playing Life is Strange™ (note: there is 1 achievement on record from the free episode from before the game was won). Reply to this comment once you beat it.
Sorry, i misread that rule.
I played few minutes of free episode 1 but because of my then potato pc i delayed to play.
I recently won all season and i will reply again after i beat them :)
Thx and cheers
Yea, it is not a problem since it was just played a tiny bit before you actually won the full game :)
Hi, I'd like to apply. I plan to play Master Reboot - an atmospheric and unusual-looking game that I had my eye on awhile ago, and then managed to win but left sitting around while I cleared other backlog over the holidays.
Hi DrifterDave, you are welcome to join by playing Master Reboot. Reply to this comment once you have beaten the game :)
Completed Master Reboot 100%. Spent most of my free time on Saturday playing it. Creepy atmosphere, sad and unfortunate story of mental illness and loss, and enjoyable despite its relatively short length and simple puzzles. If anyone plays it, be sure to hunt down the collectables in each level, as they add significant information to the backstory.
I admittedly did not upload any screenshots to Steam because there are a plethora of practically identical ones there already, and I didn't take any that were very impressive - the game's graphics are acceptable for its design, but aren't great. Speaking of art direction though, there is a stark contrast between the game's dark and creepy first-person environment and its colorful 2D cutscenes and collectables. It works, but it was a bit jarring at first.
Per the instructions, I will "Request To Join" on Steam. Thank you!
Sounds interesting, might consider picking it up if I see it somewhere cheap! Glad to hear you enjoyed it and congrats on the 100% :)
I have approved your join request, welcome to the group! ^^
Thank you! :D
You should writes review more often, especially for every games you enjoyed. Your short review here is very good and better than most reviews out there.
hmm i'll be back later when i win my 1st game then i'll choose option 1 :p
Hi nadhmi23, you can pick any unplayed game with achievements from your Steam library instead to play so you don't have to wait, but please set your playtime data to public fist. If you need any help doing that you can check here and if you have any questions just ask :)
Ty ^^ done
Ok, which game do you choose to play then? I can recommend Portal, Tropico 4, Life is Strange (if you own the whole game), Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes and Deponia, but you can pick anything else you want as well :)
I'll start with deponia ^^
Sorry for a tiny bit of a late answer. Playing Deponia will be fine, reply to me once you have beaten it :)
Nice! Join request approved, welcome to the group! :)
Thank you ^^
Just sent a request, hope to join you guys. I won Resident Evil Revelations today, am downloadin it as we speak tomorrow i am gonna start playing it. If i hate the game, i always will make good giveaways like the ones in my profile.
Hi markoancev2, playing Resident Evil Revelations / Biohazard Revelations will do fine. Let me know once you beat it or change your mind :)
Started playing it, i am on Episode 4 currently. The game is not bad so far. :)
Glad to hear! I hope it continues that way ^^
Hi markoancev2, we are currently in the process of clearing out all our old join requests on Steam and I came across yours. I would like to know if you would still be interested to join the group?
If I won't get a reply in a week I will simply decline the request, but you would still be welcome to join once you have beaten the game :)
hey! i won The Surge like a month ago and been pretty busy, for last days, so didn't manage to complete the game, I also got the message from the creator like 6 hrs ago, about completing the game in the next few days, I am playing the game atm, but i don't know why I'm kikced of the group and also got blacklisted by the creator :)
P.S : i will try to finish the game by this Friday or sooner :)
Hi Jack2Shepard! Congratulations winning it. You haven't been kicked, you've just received a warning from a moderator. As of this morning, you've now played it enough and it was approved - so no worries anymore. :)
thanks! but the creator blacklisted me :(
Sad too see, members are free to do so however.. they can do so for whatever reason, e.g. you having won one gift from them and they like to see others winning something too from them being the most optimistic one. ;)
yeah, seems so, caz now that i checked i was blacklisted on dec 18, 2018 :)
Hi! I'm cleaning up my backlog and I would like to join with option 1: I'm still getting through Sundered which was gifted from a friend outside of Steamgifts but Serial Cleaner is the next in my list. Thanks for the chance ;)
Hi EdgyOnion! You're welcome to join, playing Serial Cleaner will do fine. Please comment back when you've finished it. :)
Hi EdgyOnion, we are currently in the process of clearing out all our old join requests on Steam and I came across yours. I would like to know if you would still be interested to join the group?
If I won't get a reply in a week I will simply decline the request, but you would still be welcome to join once you have beaten the game :)
Can i join your group?
Hi HaddKuhn! You can, please refer to the main post for more information on how to do so.
can i switch between options? sometimes I do giveaways on the group and play something with achievement (some games I have don't have much of it or don't work on my pc.)
any other way I aways can I'll be able to help, let me know
I'm not sure what you're asking; you can join by playing a game or by giving one away. After you are in the group, there are no requirements anymore. You can give stuff away any time you like and also join giveaways any time you like, as long as you will play them within a month when won.
i was thinking we have to do it from time to time, sorry for that
but i'm gonna take the option 2 than
No problem :) I've approved your membership, I'm curious what you'll giveaway ^^
Hi HaddKuhn, you have promised to make a giveaway for the group when entering and you still haven't made one. Please make one really soon or I am afraid we will have to kick your from the group.
yeah, about that
i was afraid to ask if the key has to be region free or could be locked region?
sorry for the stupid question
Not a stupid question at all. It can be region locked, it is not a problem.
Thanks for the patience.
I'll post it right away.
Thank you! Hope it finds a good home :)
Hello. I would like to join by creating a giveaway for group. My last GA for game ReignMaker ended without entries so i would like to find a good home for this game. And see it will be played by winner.
Request sent to steam group. Let me know about rules for giveaway (duration, levels) if there are any.
Hi Frostt, you are welcome to join by making a giveaway. Your join request has been approved, welcome to the group!
As for the giveaway itself, any duration and any level is fine. I would say make it at least a day long so most people have the chance to join, but if you would prefer to make it longer or shorter that is completely fine too. All other rules you can find in our FAQ.
Thanks for accepting! Just made giveaway and everyone welcome to join!
Pinging you here ;)
Having problems with: https://www.steamgifts.com/giveaway/LvPyL/the-bureau-xcom-declassified
Games crashing currently always at the same point :/
Not sure if I can fix it, normal stuff like patching graphic card, system restart, checking files helped...
Not sure how to handle that with the group?
please make a thread about your problem in the Steam discussions of the game and if you haven't yet check the other threads if someone maybe had the same problem and found a solution. I hope you will be able to find a fix, but if not we will approve it based on the fact that the game is bugged and it is not your fault you can't play more.
i would like to join if possible
Hi s2citim, sure you can. With which option would you like to join?
Sry for late reply. Option 1 and the game that i'll finish is Portal 2.
Playing Portal 2 sounds good to me. Hope you will enjoy it! Let me know once you beat it.
Hi s2citim, we are currently in the process of clearing out all our old join requests and I came across yours. I would like to know if you would still be interested to join the group?
If I won't get a reply in a week I will simply mark you as not interested to join on our list, but you would still be welcome to join once you have beaten the game :)
I would like to join, please!
Hi Firriga, with which option would you like to join?
Hello. Option 2, if I may. I would like to giveaway Offworld Trading Company: Deluxe Editions and other games from the Stardock 2019 bundle.
That works! Join request approved, welcome to the group! :)
Mouse so fast! :D
Well I just refreshed the site and say PA pop up in the latest discussions so I had to go investigate whats going on :D
Thank you. Giveaways are going up soon.
Hello, I would like to join with Option 2, will giveaway Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number and Resident Evil Revelations.
Hi Deputygruntx! Sadly you can't join at this moment.
Or in the future probably