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Guy spent (still going) ~$3,000 on Steam Winter Sale Badges

alr1ght

bish gets all the credit :)
Sep 25, 2005
55,613
6
1,440
http://steamcommunity.com/id/palmdesert/badges/
(keep refreshing)

Foil badge (up to level 100) costs approximately $15.90 each

Foil level 100 = ($15.90 x 100) $1,590.

Regular badge (up to level 1000) costs approximately $1.57 each.

Regular level 1000 = ($1.57 x 1000) $1,570



Edit: HE DID IT. LEVEL 1000.
 

cyberheater

PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 PS4 Xbone PS4 PS4
Mar 10, 2005
19,277
327
1,790
I don't know how to respond to this.
 
Oct 28, 2013
84
0
0
This guy is more hardcore than any American I've ever seen.

Over 2,000 games owned too.

I thought PC gaming wasn't big in Japan, guys? What happened?
 

AkuMifune

Banned
Dec 23, 2007
11,686
0
0
Austin
Is such a thing even possible?

Kinda feels like Valve is taking advantage of this guy, but whatever. He's taking advantage of his own foolishness I guess.
 

Bboy AJ

My dog was murdered by a 3.5mm audio port and I will not rest until the standard is dead
Dec 17, 2004
14,837
382
1,760
That's an infinitesimal amount of money to garner attention. He should sell advertisement space on his profile.
 

StayDead

Member
Mar 10, 2011
16,154
1
0
This guys steam level is so high that he probably gets a card dropping every other second or something giving him the money to buy more cards.
 

demosthenes

Member
May 17, 2009
22,266
6
1,010
I wonder what the distribution of his items are.

For those that don't know everytime you level the badge up you get a: common, rare, ultra rare, <even more rare>, <even more rare> item. I imagine some of them sell for quite a lot.
 

jstripes

Banned
Dec 9, 2012
13,478
1
0
This is some serious level of nerd dick wagging I'll never understand.

I mean, having a $900 video card at least offers something, but this... is a few pixels on a screen. :/
 

dorn.

Member
Sep 26, 2010
542
2
0
It's not like he's doing it for the fuck of it, if he gets that super rare TF2 item this could pay off big time. It's just gambling and 3000$ isn't much in that context.
 
Oct 19, 2007
11,854
1
0
Aw snap
Doesn't your drop rate increase with your steam level? At level 250 how many booster packs would he get a day? Must make some decent money selling cards. Not $3,000, but surely more than I do
 

TheTux

Member
Oct 19, 2013
1,607
0
490
He bought a lot of my cards I guess. I sold every card I got during these sales.