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Test Steam APIs without paying the fee

I'm an amateur hobby programmer, and I'd like to make a library for some Steam APIs like Steamworks or Steam Input. To do that, I'd need to be able to test Steam APIs, but the problem is I do not have ...
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Does Steam have an API for sales data?

I go to the Steamworks website to see data about my game, change its page, see sales numbers, etc. Is there a way I can download this data into my own visualization setup so it is easier for me to ...
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Godotsteam initialization on Linux

I have a problem in getting godotsteam running on my linux OS (Zorin OS). Here is what I have done so far: I have downloaded godosteam addon for using it on godot 4.1.2 from the github official page ...
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Is there a way to retrieve the owned games list from people that wishlist a game?

Could anyone versed in Steam API direct me on how I could get insightful data from people that wishlist a game? The main goal is to know better to what type of players your game appeals to. It seems, ...
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Steamworks.Net invite to game not getting recieved

When sending an invite with SteamFriends.InviteUserToGame(steamID, "") the receiver doesn't get the invite, even though the InviteUserToGame function ...
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How do I identify bank deposits by Valve for Steam revenue?

I recently published a game on steam and I saw a deposit in my bank account with description of WPS-xxxxx (where the x's are a string of mostly numbers) Also, I do not live in the US I've been looking ...
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Are you allowed to have a standalone version of your Steam game?

My game is on Steam since a few years. Now I also want to make a standalone version of it, because a few players asked for it. I looked for the Steam Distribution Agreement, but I couldn't find it. ...
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Is there any methodto bulk upload achievements to Steamworks?

I'm developing a game with approximately 100 achievements, creating and maintaining them all through the Steamworks WebGUI would be very time-consuming. Epic has a bulk uploader for achievements (...
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Trying to update an item on the Steam Workshop, getting error: k_EResultInvalidParam (no workshop depot found)

I'm working on Steam Workshop integration for my Unity game's user created levels and I use Steamworks.NET. Uploading a level for the first time works just fine, I use this snippet to upload my "...
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Unity + Steamworks.NET: GetLaunchCommandLine() does not include "+connect_lobby" when launching through an invite

The title describes the problem. I am trying to launch the game through an invite from a friend. When I accept the invite, it launches the game just fine. But when I try to then read the Command line ...
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How do I use the Steamworks API to check if a DLC is installed?

I've developed a game through Unity and now I'm stuck with making DLC work. I want to distribute additional scenarios for a game as a DLC and from the various comments I've seen the best way seems to ...
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How can I change tags on a Steam Workshop item?

A few years ago, I posted a L4D2 modification to the game Workshop on Steam. I'd like to be able to change the tags associated with the mod (currently, 'Weapons, UI') but it's not obvious to me how I ...
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Do you need to pay just to put your game as a closed beta on steam?

I'm currently working on my game, and we are planning on releasing a closed beta pretty soon. I would like to use Steam to make it, as it has a key generator to give people access, but I can't figure ...
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How do I set what beta branch I want to upload my build to in Steamworks?

I have many beta branches, and when uploading the game I just run a command which executes the app-build-xxxx.vdf file. How do I set what specific branch I want ...
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Is there a way to create steam beta branches automatically

OK, here I have a situation. We are developing a game and our CI is building many branches for it -- "megafeature", "releaseittomorrow", "hotfix-to-test" et cetera. Of ...
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How to publish a mod on Steam for a game without Steam Workshop?

I'd like to publish a mod for a game that doesn't have Workshop or any community modding options. I could go to Steamworks and publish it as a standalone game... but I don't see any option to "...
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How can I get Steam username and avatar image from leaderboard?

After I downloaded leaderboard data (using the Steamworks.NET API), I couldn't find any related info about the user's name and the avatar picture. The only thing I can get is a ...
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SteamWorks.Net for unity and inviting a friend to a multiplayer game

I'm trying to send an invitation to a steam friend and have it that when he accepts I create a PUN 2 room for both players and they can start their match. So far I've done this : ...
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How can I create a DLC for Steam using Unity?

I have uploaded a game on Steam. I know steam deals the DLC as separate depots; I have also watched and read the documentation on steam documentation page. The problem is how will I deal the DLC in ...
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