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What Will "Hours Played" on Steam Look Like for Hosts?

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What Will "Hours Played" on Steam Look Like for Hosts?

Post by Ab Hab » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:27 pm

I'm excited for the Steam release because now my friends will have no excuse to not download it.

Me, personally, I like to host my own server, and I imagine that I will continue to host after the game comes out on Steam. Now, there's this real keen feature on Steam that keeps track of how much time you've spent in a game or software, measured in hours. As such, I'm afraid I'll rack up an unreasonable amount of hours for Superfighters because I keep my dedicated server running ~24/7, and if the server window is run from the same program as the game, Steam will detect them as the same thing. Will this be a problem?
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Post by Gurt » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:51 pm

Starting the server doesn't require steam, only the game files, so you could start the server directly from the installation folder and steam won't count your playtime.
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Post by TheOriginalCj » Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:24 am

Gurt wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:51 pm
Starting the server doesn't require steam, only the game files, so you could start the server directly from the installation folder and steam won't count your playtime.
Damn, for a second I was hoping it would actually make my top played games this way...
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Post by GreenyShark » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:36 am

Will map making count as play time? Or will there be a button out of game to open the map editor?
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Post by Gurt » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:15 pm

GreenyShark wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:36 am
Will map making count as play time? Or will there be a button out of game to open the map editor?
You can only access the editor by first launching the game - so the editor will count towards playtime.
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