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Old 09-06-2009, 11:57 PM   #1
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Features on a Steam account

My brother created steam account yesterday
he new on steam and tryed to add me to friends
he received message:Some features will be avaiable once you have games on your account!
whatta hell?
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:08 AM   #2
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:09 AM   #3
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:16 AM   #4
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But if you gift someone else a game from the new account, will the restrictions be lifted, even if you yourself do not have any games in your own account?
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:18 AM   #5
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But if you gift someone else a game from the new account, will the restrictions be lifted, even if you yourself do not have any games in your own account?
To access all features of Steam, simply purchase a game from the Steam store, redeem a Gift or Guest Pass* on Steam, or activate a retail game on Steam.

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Old 09-07-2009, 12:25 AM   #6
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To access all features of Steam, simply purchase a game from the Steam store, redeem a Gift or Guest Pass* on Steam, or activate a retail game on Steam.
I already read that, but still wasn't clear on that point. Anyway, I think the answer is yes because my friend who gifted me two games was automatically added to my friends' list.
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:43 AM   #7
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But if you gift someone else a game from the new account, will the restrictions be lifted, even if you yourself do not have any games in your own account?
i have 35 games on my account

my bro 0
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:53 AM   #8
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Gift a game to him, then
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Old 09-07-2009, 08:21 AM   #9
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Gift a game to him, then
give me money to buy this gift
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Old 09-07-2009, 08:33 AM   #10
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give me money to buy this gift
i only give you a link
http://forums.steampowered.com/forum...d.php?t=851573
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Old 09-07-2009, 08:34 AM   #11
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He'd have to have at least one Source game installed, topic says that at the top.

EDIT: Nevermind, it says STEAM, though it is true you'd need Source to get any of the mods in that topic.
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Old 09-07-2009, 09:31 AM   #12
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with this he cant use features of steam community
hew tryed
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Old 09-07-2009, 09:35 AM   #13
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A purchase need to be made. Just gift him a $2 game!
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Old 09-07-2009, 09:37 AM   #14
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A steam account has to have at least one game on it to use all the features.
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Old 09-07-2009, 10:46 AM   #15
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This is probably a line of defense against account hijackers. Which was a very smart move.
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