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How to Make Minecraft Show in Steam

UPDATE: This method works both before and after the 1.6 Horse Update. For at least a year, we’ve been trying to figure out how to get Minecraft to show up in Steam’s friend list. The problem was that adding the exe normally as a non-Steam game resulted in a...

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Throughout my ten plus years as a server moderator and multiplayer gamer, I’ve had the (dis)pleasure of meeting many other players. Likewise, I’ve seen a multitude of names, some being good, some not so hot. Being new to the internet culture, I started off with the typical initials and...

Steam Improvements

Valve has been busy working on many updates for Steam recently. Read the online gaming sites and you will find about a new one every month. Here are some that we have heard about so far: Steamworks – A collection of tools for developers and publishers of all sizes. These...

Changing the Steam Friends Message Sound

Some people find the sound that Steam plays when you receive an IM from a friend annoying. For other people, it’s just too loud. Here’s a quick “How to” on changing the wav file: Open Windows Explorer and navigate to “C:\Program Files\Steam\friends” For backup purposes, rename the file “message.wav” to...

Disabling Win Music for Day of Defeat: Source

We recently started playing Day of Defeat: Source. It’s an enjoyable game with one major problem: at the end of every round, a sound clip plays representing the winning team. This sound is blaringly loud. This is not a problem, you think to yourself, I’ll just go turn down...

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One Impressions

Giant robots, hobos, and mimes, Oh my. Penny Arcade fans may recognize these three bad evilnesses from the well-known webcomic, but to any other crowd these words should never be brought together without some kind of jam-retardant… bee suit. Yeah. I first heard about this game from the PA...

With Achievements, Who Needs Friends

I was looking at the Team Fortress 2 Achievement page and noticed something I thought was little weird. More people have gotten the “Milestone 2″ achievement (24 Medic Achievements) than the “With Friends Like these…” achievement (Play on a team of 8 made up of only players from your friends...

Removing the Intro Video From Team Fortress 2

Any avid Team Fortress 2 player has seen the intro video enough that it’s permanently burned into their memory.  Thankfully, it’s easy to remove.  This also gets rid of the repeating minimize/maximize issue that occurs for some users. From the “My Games” tab, right click on ”Team Fortress 2″ and select “Properties”. ...