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Time to give back a little..?
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Yes, I know the website isn't finished, and even just the trading system is FAR from being finished.
Starting tomorrow I'll resume work on the list mass-editor, I'll start with the ability to add multiple games from a text file, like B does.

I've got a long road ahead.
I need to make sure this isn't going to end in ashes like it did with Wedge, so I need motivated users who trust me to do great, and who in turn can give me some motivation!

When the offer system is more or less finished, I'll release a premium system where paying members will get multiple advantages. One of those will be access to custom filters for even simpler and quicker matches.
I've already 3 filters in place, and they're very efficient and actually do make life easier. A handful of users were able to test them.

Premium access costs haven't been established yet, but I'm thinking there'll be an entry level between $1.5 and $2.5.

Today I'm offering you the ability to get premium access in advance and for free until it gets officially introduced. You'll also get about 1 month of extra access per ~$2 of investment. (So, if I release premium filters in 5 weeks and you buy be a $1 game, you'll get a total of 7 weeks of use.)

When the premium system is opened, I'll take PayPal for subscriptions. In the meantime I'm allowing for Steam wallet and really mostly regular games :) Just contact me on Steam or e-mail.

Games that are currently on sale and that you might wanna buy me: Arvale Deluxe (1€), Wind Child (1€), Thorne (2 episodes, 1€ each), The way we all go (1.5€), Celestian Tales DLC (1.7€), Putt-Putt Goes to the Moon (1.95€, by far the one I want the most, as they're my kid's favorites ;)), Snail Bob 2 (2€), Starchaser (3€), Forget Me Not (4€), and all three Neptunia Re:Birth games (5.6€ each). Other cheap games: you can always suggest, but I'm not too interested in games that aren't on sale.
If you had to offer me a game that's not on sale, might as well take from my top 10 wishlisted games.. :P (I really want the first two, ah ah. So expensive for the first!)

These are just suggestions of course.
You can also do a match with me (https://lestrades.com/offer/?u=1), and see if there's anything I want from you. The same rules apply, depending on how much you paid for the copy. ;)

As a final note: I'm building a site, I know I'll never get properly paid for it, but I'm not doing it for the money. But that doesn't mean money can't serve as an extra motivator. If you're not into premium features, just ignore this topic. No need to create another flame war like we had in December. I understand that there are people who think that web developers are already paid a billion dollars a year by the Internetz Web Development Fund for Smart People Who Can Code. But they skipped this month's check bounced and now I'm $100M behind; and my 100th Ferrari isn't gonna buy itself!

PS: message written before going to bed. Meaning I'm not proofreading myself. I may be full of sh** for all I know.

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joaoarena

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My real wishlist is on steam.
My wishlist here is for trading purposes.
I like to trade for games I do not own based on Want/Have Ratio, rather than other approaches.

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Re: Time to give back a little..?
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Thank you guys :)
I gave you access to the premium filters. Ask in PM if you need any help with optimizing your matches!

I added Putt-Putt Joins the Circus to my wishlist just to complete my collection (only one I'm missing now :P).

If you guys wanna partner to buy me a copy of a game in my top 10 wishlist, I can also give you your share's worth of premium access + extra access from now on, of course. ;)

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My real wishlist is on steam.
My wishlist here is for trading purposes.
I like to trade for games I do not own based on Want/Have Ratio, rather than other approaches.

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Re: Time to give back a little..?
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Looking for generous donations of event[0] and Black Mesa... (Or good trade offers.)
Everyone who asked for a complicated feature and got it a few hours later... Please? ;)
I just don't have time to send trade offers...

PS: last month's Humble Monthly sucked, this month's is right up my alley but of course I had to buy last month's and not this one's, ehh... :P
Next month's is looking great too, BTW! Has Dirt Rally *and* Inside as early unlocks :D
Re: Time to give back a little..?
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As a reminder, Premium early access is still open to anyone donating games. I prefer when people reward me not asking for anything but I'll still take requests for premium. :P

~$2 worth (like, from the latest Humble Monthly, Event[0], or Black Mesa, or a combo of Tumblestone + Kingdom) will give you 1 month + early access, i.e. time until premium goes live -- likely after LT gets to (approximate) feature parity with Barter.
Don't eat more than 50 vegetables a day.
Advertising space offered by Lestrade's Premium Services, a registered company of who the hell cares.

Anyway, I added a new premium feature a few minutes ago, it allows you to discover interesting Steam games in a way that the Steam store can't even do itself -- I'm just as proud of it as of my match filter system. In fact I used it and already added a few recent games to my wishlist that way.
If you're already a premium user and I forgot to PM you (I don't think I did), then PM me and I'll let you know the details. ;)