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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:09 pm    Post subject: Steam family sharing out of beta Reply with quote

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/02/28/steam-family-sharing-now-available-for-all-users

For those unaware of the service, users can allow access to their game library and any associated DLC for their friends or family to play. There are more details and some restrictions of course but no doubt this is a good service to implement.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm trying to figure out which friends I want to share with. I'm very interested in trying out this new feature.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'm trying to figure out which friends I want to share with. I'm very interested in trying out this new feature.


From what I read it looks like you have to have had them log in on a computer you use. So of course I'd have to share my user name and password with a friend so they could log on on their computer .

Unless I'm missing something.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I see how it is...You only want access to my 300+ game Steam library.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lethean wrote:
Sourdeez wrote:
I'm trying to figure out which friends I want to share with. I'm very interested in trying out this new feature.


From what I read it looks like you have to have had them log in on a computer you use. So of course I'd have to share my user name and password with a friend so they could log on on their computer .

Unless I'm missing something.


I sure hope you're missing something. Otherwise, interested in this as well. Got my Steam Library of old games to go with my Canadian bro GL's 300+ library of recent, new and shiny games.
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