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Old 07-01-2011, 10:56 PM   #1
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Non steam games that show up as "currently playing"

Just saw a friend "currently playing" World of Warcraft a couple of days ago.

So that got me wondering, if I add some non steam games as shortcuts within the software, would they also show up? I so far have found none that do.

Is there a list of Non steam games that have steam support in this sense?
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:59 PM   #2
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They don't show up to you, but they do to others. You'll just see "In Non-Steam Game," and they'll see whatever the steam shortcut is named.
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Old 07-01-2011, 11:02 PM   #3
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They don't show up to you, but they do to others. You'll just see "In Non-Steam Game," and they'll see whatever the steam shortcut is named.
Deosnt show me as in non-steam game. Just shows me as online.
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Old 07-01-2011, 11:03 PM   #4
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Deosnt show me as in non-steam game. Just shows me as online.
Add me as a friend if you want to test it real quick.

http://steamcommunity.com/id/graphic
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Old 07-02-2011, 12:08 AM   #5
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I would always get strange tells from my friends any time I would fire up Hello Kitty Online or Bible Black: The Game.

As an FYI. You can add a shortcut to anything and name it just anything.
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Old 07-02-2011, 12:21 AM   #6
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Add me as a friend if you want to test it real quick.

http://steamcommunity.com/id/graphic
Just added you. Still showing me as "Currently Online" when I look at my profile via browser (which I am not logged in at).
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Old 07-02-2011, 12:30 AM   #7
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I would always get strange tells from my friends any time I would fire up Hello Kitty Online or Bible Black: The Game.

As an FYI. You can add a shortcut to anything and name it just anything.
Next 3rd party game I add, I'm trying that.

The game you're trying, does it have a launcher, and does the steam overlay work in it? With some games either the overlay doesn't work, and sometimes the overlay will work but still show you as on-line rather than in game. It's somewhat random though over the years from what I've seen seems to be related to games with launchers.
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