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Steam Game Sharing Planned?

A thread on NeoGAF notes some code in the new Steam beta suggesting Valve is planning to allow Steam users to select games to share with a circle of friends. This is confirmed on Kotaku, where they say Valve has not yet responded to the report (not a shock since their story went up at 3:00 am on the west coast). Here is the code in question:

"SteamUI_JoinDialog_SharedLicense_Title" "Shared game library"
"SteamUI_JoinDialog_SharedLicenseLocked_OwnerText" "Just so you know, your games are currently in use by %borrower%. Playing now will send %borrower% a notice that it's time to quit."
"SteamUI_JoinDialog_SharedLicenseLocked_BorrowerText" "This shared game is currently unavailable. Please try again later or buy this game for your own library."

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63. Re: Steam Game Sharing Planned? Jun 19, 2013, 22:23 Axis
HorrorScope wrote on Jun 19, 2013, 21:45:
Axis wrote on Jun 19, 2013, 14:48:
NKD wrote on Jun 19, 2013, 14:38:
Axis wrote on Jun 19, 2013, 14:36:
Truth is Valve is the only AAA company doing anything good for gamers these days.
So you haven't purchased any non-Valve games recently?
Not a single one, and not for a very long time (last purchase was the THQ selloff, and havent fired any of em up yet) -- though I meant more in innovation than just some gameplay formula. I play TF2, Dota2, PoE, quakelive, and plenty of indies.
Games I'm interested in playing in the future are Cardhunter, the new oldschool M&M, Castlestory, and the new wasteland.

Must be a comprehension thing. A lot of those you mention are not Valve games.

Dude are you even slightly serious to throw out an insult when it's painfully obvious the other way around?

HorrorScope wrote:
So you haven't purchased any non-Valve games recently?

Axis wrote:
I meant more in innovation than just some gameplay formula.

Pretty self explanatory. Then I answered these games:

THQ sellof (not recent, specifically stated it was the last non-valve game I purchased)
TF2, DOTA2 - Valve.
Quakelive - FREE, but been playing Quake games since the 90s

Cmon man... you guys sometimes kill me.
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