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Grief.exe
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(06-19-2013, 05:23 AM)
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Found in the latest Steam Beta update.

Update to Steam Beta. Steam > Settings > Beta Participation
Go to you Steam/Public/steamui_english to verify



"SteamUI_JoinDialog_SharedLicense_Title" "Shared game library"
"SteamUI_JoinDialog_SharedLicenseLocked_OwnerText" "Just so you know, your games are currently in use by %borrower%. Playing now will send %borrower% a notice that it's time to quit."
"SteamUI_JoinDialog_SharedLicenseLocked_BorrowerText" "This shared game is currently unavailable. Please try again later or buy this game for your own library."

UPDATE 7/31

Originally Posted by fantomena

Found it on Reddit. Don't know if it is fake or legit.

Last edited by Grief.exe; 08-01-2013 at 02:53 AM.
FACE
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(06-19-2013, 05:24 AM)
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I hope one day we'll be able to trade our games(in the library) for steam wallet credits
Enectic
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(06-19-2013, 05:24 AM)
Wow, that'd be awesome!
Exuro
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(06-19-2013, 05:25 AM)
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So it is real. Will look forward to see what this ends up being.
caliblue15
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(06-19-2013, 05:25 AM)
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would be amazing!
syko de4d
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(06-19-2013, 05:25 AM)
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I would not say no to this :)
Cisce
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(06-19-2013, 05:25 AM)
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It'd be great to be able to do this with my brother for single-player games.
BrokenEchelon
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(06-19-2013, 05:26 AM)
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Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?
Eusis
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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Ah, the one feature that DOES sound good with the X1 possibly hitting Steam. Yeah, I like the sound of that.

Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

It seems more like the inverse this time actually: read up on the X1's family sharing if you haven't already.
SPDIF
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

Microsoft are doing the same thing.
Ken Masters
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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how would this be possible? and what publisher would be ok with this?
Garrett 2U
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

XboxOne does this...
Enectic
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)

Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

Isn't that what Microsoft's doing too?
Gorillaz
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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There is something ironic bout all of this
Zombie James
(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by FACE

I hope one day we'll be able to trade our games(in the library) for steam wallet credits

I want this. So many Steam sale purchase I've never played.
Valnen
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

Steam is probably doing this because of Microsoft...
ismk
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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Valve is the best. They know exactly what everyone wants and try their best to implement it.
Jotamide
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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That would be huge.
dmg04
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

Um

This is exactly what they were doing from the start.
opticalmace
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(06-19-2013, 05:27 AM)
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This would be fucking amazing.

Wonder if there are restrictions/limitations..... or fees..
Pureauthor
(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

In this case (and pretty much only in this case), Valve would be the ones playing catchup to Microsoft.

... Unless it launches before the XBone itself launches, so Microsoft may have had the idea first but, er, lemme get back to you on that.
injurai
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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I could see this becoming a silver bullet against the console industry.

Especially if the steambox sees light.

edit: In their market share, not actually killing them.
Last edited by injurai; 06-19-2013 at 05:34 AM.
fart town usa
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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I'd like to see this.

I don't use steam but it'd be nice for Valve to show MS how to properly let their users share games.

LOL.

In all seriousness, it'd be great to have a digital service like valve offering something that's also being touted on Xbox One, because if MS is the only outlet doing it, they'll probably do it wrong. I trust Valve to show how it's done right.
Anteo
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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And just like that, people won't be able to say "it's just like steam"
statham
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

thats what they are doing.
syko de4d
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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but sounds like only one person can play the shared copy. If the owner plays the other gets a message that he needs to quit.

But if Steam and MS do this Sony must do this too :P
Killthee
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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Sweet. Kind of funny they might beat MS to the punch with this.
xJavonta
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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Holy shit this is awesome!!!
tokkun
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(06-19-2013, 05:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

Let's wait to see the terms before assigning accolades.
Dizzy-4U
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(06-19-2013, 05:29 AM)
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This sounds great.
bigace33
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(06-19-2013, 05:29 AM)
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Nice, now just add accumulative achievements and Steam would be even better.
injurai
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(06-19-2013, 05:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by statham

thats what they are doing.

No, they are stripping freedom from physical media, and masquerading it as more free digital. But it is still very much locked down.
fart town usa
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(06-19-2013, 05:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by injurai

I could see this becoming a silver bullet against the console industry.

Especially if the steambox sees light.

Console's are still around because of the 1st party exclusives.

Just because PC is more open and generally more powerful doesn't mean it's the right setup for everyone.

That is as long as Sony has all their studios and nintendo doesn't go multiplat.
Makoto
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(06-19-2013, 05:29 AM)

Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

Be honest, how much did you pat yourself on the back when you posted this?
Swifty
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(06-19-2013, 05:30 AM)
I wonder if someone at Valve cooked this up over the weekend just to prove you can have a digital sharing system without a 24-hour check in.
BrokenEchelon
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(06-19-2013, 05:30 AM)
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My comment was in reference to them taking AWAY rights of PHYSICAL copies, not about their treatment of digital copies.
Volotaire
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(06-19-2013, 05:30 AM)
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bbyybb
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(06-19-2013, 05:30 AM)
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Probably just another feature if the publishers want to allow it. Like how amazon allows ebook rentals that not many publishers use.
Enectic
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(06-19-2013, 05:30 AM)

Originally Posted by syko de4d

but sounds like only one person can play the shared copy. If the owner plays the other gets a message that he needs to quit.

But if Steam and MS do this Sony must do this too :P

I think a continuous "license check" would be required for something like this. I'm not sure if Sony could/wants to implement that.
statham
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(06-19-2013, 05:31 AM)
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I hope you can give games(like MS) I have alot of games I don't play on steam I would like to give to somebody.
injurai
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(06-19-2013, 05:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by fart town usa

Console's are still around because of the 1st party exclusives.

Just because PC is more open and generally more powerful doesn't mean it's the right setup for everyone.

PC has it's own exclusives too. There is always something that draws in a party. I guess I see it as more them imposing on console market share. But you are right.
GuardianE
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(06-19-2013, 05:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

Oh look, taking a digital copy of a game and giving it MORE freedom.

Are you paying attention Microsoft?

B-b-b-but FLEXIBILITY? POWER OF THE CLOUD? DID YOU SEE TITANFALL?
LyleLanley
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(06-19-2013, 05:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Swifty

I wonder if someone at Valve cooked this up over the weekend just to prove you can have a digital sharing system without a 24-hour check in.

I wonder how they'll do it then. Clearly the other person has to be online otherwise how would they get the message that they're about to be kicked off.
piratepwnsninja
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(06-19-2013, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

My comment was in reference to them taking AWAY rights of PHYSICAL copies, not about their treatment of digital copies.

So it has anything to do with Steam how then?
syko de4d
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(06-19-2013, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by bbyybb

Probably just another feature if the publishers want to allow it. Like how amazon allows ebook rentals that not many publishers use.

yeahe, i only see this working for MP games. But SP Games? I would just share my Bioshock copy to "infinity" (haha what a joke)
Heretic
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(06-19-2013, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

My comment was in reference to them taking AWAY rights of PHYSICAL copies, not about their treatment of digital copies.

bs
Sigismundo
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(06-19-2013, 05:32 AM)
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Now I like me some Valve games and their services but I can see a colossal Reddit circlejerk over this and that's no fun for anybody.

Please wait for further information, kids.
9thwonder
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(06-19-2013, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by injurai

I could see this becoming a silver bullet against the console industry.

Especially if the steambox sees light.

HAHA
Enectic
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(06-19-2013, 05:33 AM)

Originally Posted by Swifty

I wonder if someone at Valve cooked this up over the weekend just to prove you can have a digital sharing system without a 24-hour check in.

I'm not sure how "sharing" digital content without some kind of check in can be done. According to the reports I've read when you're sharing a game on Xbox One the check in is every hour.
BraXzy
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(06-19-2013, 05:33 AM)
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What I want to know is.. Who randomly decided to look in that file just in case something came up? :L

Hope it's implemented

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