Introduction


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.

Group rules


  • You need to set and keep your Steam privacy settings for My profile and Game details public (example);
  • You will play all giveaways you win via this group within one month;
  • When creating a giveaway it is recommended to include a small group rule reminder in your giveaway, something like: "This is a Playing Appreciated giveaway, by joining you commit to playing this game within a month when won.".

How to join


  1. Make sure you did not violate any SteamGifts rules in the last month;
  2. Comment one of the two options to enter the group in this discussion:
    • Option 1: Showing your commitment by playing a previous won game on SteamGifts that you did not yet play. The game shouldn't be very short and must have achievements. Comment with the name of the game before you start playing it and comment again when you finished playing it. Please upload some screenshots to Steam as well.
    • Option 2: Supporting the cause by creating a group giveaway of a game that you would like to see getting played by other group members within a month as soon as your membership request was approved. The game should not have been given away free before (marked by ** when creating a giveaway on SteamGifts).
  3. Press "Request To Join" on our group page;
  4. Wait for us to approve your request, we'll always reply on the comment you have made in this topic.

Final notes


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!

2 years ago*

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Hello! I would like to join with option 1.
How about playing Layers of Fear?

1 month ago
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Hi Joonn! You're welcome to join, playing Layers of Fear will do fine. :) I hope you'll enjoy the game and please comment again when you've finished it.

1 month ago
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Hi! I finally saw the ending. It wasn't easy because I was weak at the horror game, but it was a great experience. Please approve me to join in.

1 month ago*
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Join request approved, welcome to the group! :)

1 month ago
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Thanks a lot!

1 month ago
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Hey, I'd like to join using Option 2
currently I'm not really sure if I want to start any new games..
but from time to time I wanna give away games I really liked and make sure that they won't just lay around in peoples libraries :)

1 month ago
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Hello jesuswarjesus! You're welcome to join by giving away something you'd like to see getting played. :) Membership request approved, I'm curious what it'll be. ^^

1 month ago
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Hello there!
I would like to make GA for Clannad. Not public though because it would be sad if somebody would just use it for card farming purposes xD This group looks perfect for that :D

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1 month ago
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Hi 76561198082881386 (Ketonal)! You're welcome to join; and wow, giving away Clannad! I hope it'll find a good home to go too, membership request approved. :)

1 month ago
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Hi! I will like to join using option number 2, i have a couple of games that need a good home.

1 month ago
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Hi ultimatedraq, you are welcome to join with option 2! Join request approved, welcome to the group :)

1 month ago
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Thanks <3

1 month ago
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Can I? Last time was due to personal stuff 😔

4 weeks ago
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Hi Hiperdoll, you can rejoin the group once more when you play your unplayed group win: Dreamfall Chapters.

4 weeks ago
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I will for sure, thanks again for the opportunity 😊

4 weeks ago
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i like to join by the option 2 since i havent won any games yet
Thank you guys

2 weeks ago
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Hi Leonidas007! You're welcome to join. Giving away a game you'd like to see getting played is fine of course, but you may also pick a game from your Steam library instead for option one, if you prefer. Let us know! :)

2 weeks ago
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Thanks i going to giveaway a game to the group ETHEREAL https://store.steampowered.com/app/751220/ETHEREAL/ would be ok to give?

2 weeks ago*
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The game is OK, I approved your join request! To make the giveaway you will have to click on the little arrow on the top right of the page (left of your avatar and right of your points) and then select "Sync with Steam". Once your account is synced the group should appear in the list of groups you can make a giveaway for.

Hope that helped and if you have any more questions feel free to ask. And welcome to the group! :)

2 weeks ago
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Thank you guys i made my fist contribution to the group, and I add both of you to my whitelist, more giveaways incoming :)

2 weeks ago
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Thank you for the contribution (and any future ones) and for the whitelist, have one back yourself :)

2 weeks ago
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Hello again, how i made a Steam group only giveaway since I'm still not in the Steam group?

2 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago*
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for you: ask for a PA Membership Card Option 2, state you'll give away the Ampli thing. then, good luck, take a look and have fun (in whatever the order).

for PA Mods. ALL of them: this is urgent

(3 awesome dlcs are on the plate)

2 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
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LOL

2 weeks ago
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Sooth doesn't seem to have any rush as well.. :P What do you think, shall we make him join by playing Gone Fireflies that he got from you? ^^

2 weeks ago
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by playing Gone Fireflies

frankly... itsa NO.

too short? too sweet? is a game i've been trying to promote on SG and/or PA cause of... sentimental reasons (<-- fake) ? answer itsa YES.

has been the Sooth kinda fast at asking the PA Card? and kinda slow (still didn't) at accepting the Steam add so to close the very favourable deal offered?

itsa stilla YESsa.

so, no.

(dlcs are also gone fireflies)

edit: edited comment spotted! :o the horrrorrrr

2 weeks ago
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Seems Sooth got scared.. -.-

2 weeks ago
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Just pick one :D Or I will pick for you ;D

Also congrats on being the 1500th person who applied to join the group :)

2 weeks ago*
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Hi, I would like to join the group using the second option. I like the idea of giving away a game to someone who will play it.

Will also prepare few GA from one of the recent Fanatical bundles (if that's no problem).

2 weeks ago*
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Hi Syirian, join request approved, welcome to the group! Any game as long as it was not given away for free in the past (2 stars next to its name when picking it of the list of games to make a giveaway for) is fine :)

2 weeks ago
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Thanks!

2 weeks ago
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these are really nice links, Ref! and no login needed... juicy stuff. imma gonna use those.

have a very very visual bump!
https://i.imgur.com/x2j1oFA.png

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2 weeks ago
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I am happy you like them links. :P I wonder how many people use it, but eh well.. Thanks for the bump! ^^

2 weeks ago
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I use them every damn day, but I guess in am an exception for obvious reasons :P

2 weeks ago
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Hello. I would like to join this great group using Option 1. I want to play Fault - Milestone 1 (if it is long enough).

1 week ago
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Hi Miteuse, you are welcome to join by playing fault - milestone one (it is long enough). Let us know once you beat the game :)

1 week ago
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Hello. I haven't won anything on SteamGifts yet (since I'm very new), however I try to join GAs if only I'm interested in the game, can I still join with Option 1?

I recently finished 2 games from my Steam library, maybe they can be counted instead of SG games?

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Hi aonrao, since you don't have any wins you can pick and play a game from your Steam library to play indeed, but it needs to be a game with achievements that has not been played before the time of your comment. I took a look at your library and I can recommend: Faerie Solitaire, Submerged and The Walking Dead. Of course you can pick any of the other ones as well. Let me know how you want to proceed :)

Edit: oh and I almost forgot: welcome to SG! :)

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Thanks!
If I was aware of this group, I wouldn't play and finish My Big Sister haha.

I bought Submerged recently and was thinking to start it after I finish A Story About My Uncle, so why not?
The other two games are not my choices, long story, so I would rather not force myself to play them.

Is there anything I should do before/during/after I play it?

1 week ago
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Submerged is absolutely lovely, so I hope you will enjoy it :) And no worries, I just suggested the games I enjoyed myself, not everyone has the same taste after all.

All you need to do is to request to join the group on Steam and let me know once you beat the game so I can approve that request :)

1 week ago
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Okay. Thanks a lot! Let's do this :)

EDIT: I sent the request, now I'm starting the game.

1 week ago
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I finished the game. It took me a while to get all of the achievemens, but I thought the game wouldn't be long/fun enough if I didn't complete all of them.

1 week ago
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Congrats on the 100% and welcome to the group! :)

1 week ago
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Thanks! It's my first 100% as well haha.

1 week ago
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Hello! I would like to join with option 1.
I will complete blockdude game : https://www.steamgifts.com/giveaway/BFWea/blockdude

1 week ago
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Hi mulchand! One of the rules is to have your game playtimes set to public, see the example in the group rules. Then I can look if that game will do; it seems rather short; but given you only seem to have Suits: A Business RPG and/or Waves of the Atlantide left to play it might do. Please let me know once you've changed your privacy settings. :)

1 week ago
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ok i have set time to public, i will complete Waves of the Atlantide or suits. Any rules for games that i want to make giveaway for group??

1 week ago
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Okay :) Have fun playing one of them and please comment again once you've finished it. As for creating group giveaways, there are no rules! Just go with the rules here on SteamGifts and you'll be fine. ^^

1 week ago
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I have played waves of atlantide game and won some skirmish matches. In multiplayer game there is no opponents now so some achievements can not be gain now but i have gain some achievements. Is it ok or i have do more?

1 day ago
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It's okay. Please just make sure you understand the group rules, I'm asking since you haven't requested to join the group yet (step three of how to join). Please do so in order for us to approve your request. :)

1 day ago
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I shows your request to join denied in group, can you remove that so i can send again request?

20 hours ago
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Your request was denied in January because you only requested to join the group without commenting on the thread (on December 30th @ 5:39am). We can't remove that but I have send you a friend request so I can invite you to the group that way :)

14 hours ago
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OK I did not know the rules at that time so may have sent request . I have accepted friend request. Thank you for quick solution.

8 hours ago
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No worries, sent you the invite :)

8 hours ago
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hey guy, just joined sg.com a couple days ago, but i have a long list of games i've had sitting around that i intend to give away on here. i already have 3 games up now but if/when i get into the group i'd like to list most of them for the group. i already sent a request to join, let me know :)

1 week ago
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Hi andreeeeeww! You're welcome to join, giving away a game you'd like to see getting played will do fine. Membership request approved, I'm curious what it'll be. :)

1 week ago
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