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Old 08-13-2013, 11:32 AM   #1
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Custom profile backgrounds?

Is it possible to have a custom profile background?

Like this or do only 'pre-made' ones you get from card sets work?

Or is it a specific Community Level feature?
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Old 08-13-2013, 11:58 AM   #2
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Custom backgrounds are not possible, at least for now. $team makes more moneyz this way.
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Old 08-13-2013, 03:10 PM   #3
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The problem is that anyone can just go and make the ones your supposed to buy. This was suggested before, but a background workshop would be amazing.
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:43 PM   #4
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Custom backgrounds are not possible, at least for now. $team makes more moneyz this way.
Money? They are free.

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Old 08-13-2013, 06:54 PM   #5
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Money? They are free.
He's obviously talking about the backgrounds on the market and the fee Valve cashes in with every purchase.

He could also be talking about Steam in general because, apart from trading, you spend money anyway, either by buying all cards for a set and then crafting a badge to receive a random background or by buying the background directly off the market.
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Old 08-14-2013, 04:27 AM   #6
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He's obviously talking about the backgrounds on the market and the fee Valve cashes in with every purchase.

He could also be talking about Steam in general because, apart from trading, you spend money anyway, either by buying all cards for a set and then crafting a badge to receive a random background or by buying the background directly off the market.
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Old 08-14-2013, 09:27 AM   #7
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Would be nice if we got more backgrounds for more games like STALKER

hint hint Valve
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:47 PM   #8
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If only

If only a background workshop existed...
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:14 AM   #9
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If only a background workshop existed...
Maybe you should post that in the suggestions because I and certainly others would like that feature, I would love a background to my favourite game
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:49 PM   #10
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Custom content opens the doors to immature backgrounds. For example offensive images and nudity. This would be a nightmare for Valve to control.
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:53 PM   #11
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Custom content opens the doors to immature backgrounds. For example offensive images and nudity. This would be a nightmare for Valve to control.
we can report inappropriate images

or you could not go to their profile if it offends you
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:03 PM   #12
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we can report inappropriate images

or you could not go to their profile if it offends you
It doesn't offend me personally. I was just pointing out a major flaw with this idea.

I do like the idea though as I am quite the artistic fellow.
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:15 PM   #13
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Yea, look what happened with the community hubs when they came out. Perhaps if a background was approved before being allowed.
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Old 08-20-2013, 04:37 PM   #14
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Would be nice if we got more backgrounds for more games like STALKER

hint hint Valve
Agreed!
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Old 06-15-2014, 04:00 PM   #15
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I would like this Idea (I just googled "custom Steam profile background) and this was the first page .

Gmail for example allows a custom background (you can upload anything you want, and even share the Background). And this is "just" a Mailservice, not a real Community.

Steam definitely need this option for the Users. Custom / own Pictures as background, yeah
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