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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 1000 members and over 25000 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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I would like to join with option 1, just started Life is Strange. I am also playing it for 'play a game you won on SG' this month, so if you'd rather I play something different, I also have Legend of Homebody.
Hi Twomal, Life is Strange wont work because you have started playing it before you commented on the thread. Legend of Homebody will work fine however. Let me know once you beat the game!
Hello. I'd like to join with option 1. I'm going to play my last won game The Little Acre
Hi Trinity1999, please read the group rules again.
You need to set and keep your Steam privacy settings for My profile and Game details public
You need to set and keep your Steam privacy settings for My profile and Game details public
Done. Sorry, completely forgot that I changed several settings when I was working at home for some time.
Thanks! Playing The Little Acre will do fine. Let me know once you beat the game!
I finished the game.
Congrats on beating the game! Join request approved, welcome to the group! :)
i like to join with 1. option last won game (kingdom of corrupts )
Hi polatgang, you are welcome to join by playing Kingdom of Corrupts. Let me know once you beat the game and please upload some screenshots of your progress as well.
Hi, may I ask why was I removed from the group?
It might have taken me quite a bit of time to finish the game but I was playing it whenever I had time.
I know I was distracted with YuGiOh but the game is finished now and I'm starting another one I won.
Hi Nergeyn, you kinda answered your own question there. You got kicked because you didn't play a game in time.
The thing is that even if I didn't finish it within a month, I was still playing it.
I have other wins of this group I'm still playing too.
It's just that I don't have that much time sometimes, so I would like to ask if I can enter again.
The minimum amount that a game need to be played is very clearly stated in the rules and the same for everyone. You didn't have enough playtime till over 10 days after the giveaway time has ended.
Considering this is the 2nd time you got kicked out, you are not welcome to rejoin anymore.
Understandable, sorry to bother then.
Question not found on faq: Can the winner exceptionally ask for more time to play a game? For a special situation when they wont have the month time to play it, but dont want to miss the opportunity to a winner reroll because of reasons, like a rare game giveaway for example.
Good question. The giveaway creator has the option to approve a giveaway if they are happy with it not being played in the month of time if they wish to do so, but we wont track it anymore after that as keeping track of a bunch of different giveaways with different deadlines would be a nightmare. We did whoever made a couple of exceptions in the past for really unexpected, unresolvable and not the fault of the user situations (war, serious disease) that happened after they have won the game, but in that case the giveaway status just get frozen till they can finally play again and are not allowed to enter any more giveaways in the group.
I am willing to follow the group rules that have been made, for your profile I always open all my profiles and I will be committed to playing the game I got from this group, any game for 1 month full and will not forget to thank you for the maker
Hi zenzen78, please read the instructions how to join the group again.
I've been part of the group before but didn't care about the rules neither speaking properly enlgish back then to be honest,
Can i get a second chance ?
Hi Savaryna, looking at your history with the group and the fact you still haven't played the wins from back then and you owe a giveaway to the group I am gonna go with a no.
we can solve that :)
I am sorry, but I have 0 hope you actually plan to play by the rules this time as you have showing nothing that proves that other than words. So my answer is still gonna be no.
i will, i just need a second chance to prove it!
I could make a whole list of reasons why you are not getting one, but I will just spare my time and just say no, you haven't shown anything that would tell me you deserve one.
The thing is everything was before, I wouldn’t ask for a second chance if I wasn’t serious about it, if you think i wanna waste your time or anyone else time you are wrong.
I just want to join back, repair my mistakes and prove it out.
But without getting a second chance I won’t be able to do that.
I'd like to apply to the group - and I'll go with the second option, since I didn't win anything yet. I have a key for Antichamber in my library, which I'd really like to see played.
Hi makecoffee, you are welcome to join with option 2. Join request approved, welcome to the group! Please make the giveaway as soon as you can.
Done so :) Thank you for the invitation!
Thank you for the giveaways! :)
Hey, I'd like to join with option 2. I've still to win my first GA (here or on any other GA site I ever joined :)), but I will gladly offer some spare keys for Timore 5 and War of the Human Tanks if I'm allowed to join.
Hi realschrambo, you are welcome to join the group by giving away a game for option 2, but please put your playtime info public first. If you need the instructions how to do that:
Go to your Privacy Settings and change your "Game details" from Friends Only to Public and make sure the checkbox bellow is unchecked. Here is an example of how it all should look.
Thank you. Join request approved, welcome to the group! Please make the giveaway as soon as you can!
Thank you! GA's are up!
can i join ?
Hi MrTrk, please read the instructions how to join.
Your request to join was denied ;)
Because you have requested to join before without writing a comment. Considering you are apparently unable to follow instructions how to join you are not welcome to join the group.
I would like to join the group with the second option. I have a spare Medal of honor steam key for the Giveaway.
Hi Shotgunsamba, you are welcome to join with option 2. Join request approved, welcome to the group! Please make the giveaway as soon as you can :)
I would like to join with option 1 by playing through Waking Mars
Hi aza3l12, you are welcome to join by playing Waking Mars. Let me know once you beat the game!
Hello, I've finished the game
Do you have/can you take any screenshots showing that you have beaten the game?
Lovely, thank you so much! Join request approved, welcome to the group! And sorry for the delay :(
I'd like to join with option 1. Kingdom of Corrupts
Hi aharunu, you are welcome to join by playing Kingdom of Corrupts, let me know once you beat the game!
MouseWithBeer, just curios, what usually happens when it's nearly impossible to finish won PA gift due to technical reasons?
I'm talking about Dark Future: Blood Red States to be precise, not only this crap is a buggy mess itself, it also crashed no less than 10 times in my 4.7hrs playtime.
Hi ngrazer, well it depends where the issue is and if it can be fixed. If you have any issues with a game it is best if you contact me somewhere on SG about it and I will take a look and discuss the issue with you. In the case of Dark Future: Blood Red States your playtime is good enough to be approved anyways so I just went ahead and did that. You are sadly not the only person who had an issues with that game :/
Hello, I'd like to try joining via option 2.
Hi redlilies, sorry for the late response. You are welcome to join with option 2. Join request approved, welcome to the group! Please make a giveaway as soon as you can.
may i join via option 2 with giveaway of GAI Stops Auto: Right Version Sim
Hi shiranui112, you are not currently welcome to join.
Can I join in..? I won the PGA Tour 2k21 game a few days ago and I really want to play that game, that game until now I'm still playing it already 19.2 hours I've played that game, the game I got from SG I will definitely play it not only for my library collection Just me, and I have a commitment about appreciating a gift from someone
I have already answered you a few weeks ago. If you are unable to follow the instructions how to join then the answer is no.
What up baby I’m back
So we see. Considering that your application has been pre-rejected, and that you have been repeatedly asked not to post in this thread, and that you have been repeatedly suspended for ignoring those requests and continuing to harass the OP, I am wondering if the only way to keep you from posting here is to permaban you. That would be the logical next step.
P.S. (The smart thing to do would be to delete your comment and not post in this thread unless and until Mouse or Reforced specifically asks you to do so.)
Hi, I was already a member before, left when clearing groups on Steam as I was not using steamgifts. Would like to join back, if possible :-)
Hi RussellCZ, I have accepted your join request, welcome back to the group! :)
can i join with option 1
Hi polatalemdar, you have asked a month ago and haven't beaten the game yet, so no, till you do that.
Hello, I'd like to join with option 2.
I also really like the idea of your group, since I see every day people with several thousands of games but that don't play games at all (idling for cards doesn't count)
What's the point in hoarding games? :)
Hi Kurajberovic, you are welcome to join with option 2. Join request approved, please make a giveaway as soon as you can :)
As for your question, I am the wrong person to ask here because while I do have a lot of games I do actually play them :D
Thanks for having me! I'll make one now. I hope it's okay that I include another group also.
Good, it's better that you don't have an answer and are playing your games instead of hoarding for your next of kin :)
Ideally the first one should have been group exclusive (afterwards if you make more it doesn't matter), but since its unlucky 7 it is fine, I will accept it as a option 2 giveaway anyways :)
Thanks, great to hear it! What's your policy on DLC giveaways? Guess they are out of the question since this is a group dedicated to playing the actual game, but in some cases you can get DLC-tied achievements and thus you played the correlated DLC. Just curious :)
DLC giveaway are fine, we just track the playtime on the base game (the website wont track it properly, but we manually make a note what was the state of whatever game belongs to the DLC when the DLC is won). How much playtime/achievements would be required is determined on case by case basis (depending on how long the game is, what achievements it has, has the person played it before,...) but they are generally more lax than the requirements for games.
Only exception here is soundtrack DLCs. You are still free to make giveaway for them, but they will get auto approved as played because there is absolutely no way for us to check if something has been listened to or not.
Alright, good to know. Appreciate the detailed information. Will make a few once my activate GA's end. Yeah, fair point on soundtracks :)
No worries, if you ever have any more questions please feel free to ask!
Could I rejoin after finishing my games?
Hi rodasa, no, you already used your 2nd chance to rejoin. You are not welcome to rejoin the group ever again.
Option 2 please
Hi Lilyhia, sorry for the delay answering. You are welcome to join with option 2. Join request approved, welcome to the group! Please make a giveaway as soon as possible.
Could I join under option 1 with Now You See - A Hand Painted Horror Adventure? If that is considered too short to play then I also have The Sexy Brutale I could play which is longer.
Hi MysticMusician, sorry for the delay answering. Playing Now You See will do fine! Let me know once you beat the game :)
I have beaten the game, as well as posted some screenshots from the game and the end credits on my profile :)
Congrats on beating the game and thank you for the screenshots! I have approved your join request, welcome to the group!
I have a question: If I'm very busy for a month or two, do I need to leave the group and rejoin later or is not joining giveaways enough?
Hi amusedmonkey, we don't have any activity requirements, so whenever you know you wont have time to play games just don't join any group giveaways and all is good :)
Understood. Thank you, this makes things easier. I barely have time for anything these days.
No worries, if you have any more questions please feel free to ask :)