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Well my father has been bugging me what i want for Xmas, and tomorrow is the 24th I know... Im mad at Xmas, i hate asking for things when I don't give equal value gifts. And really when I don't live with parents anymore, ya.. lol

But I thought hey STEAM sale!

So how can I get him to gift me steam games without him having account? Add money via the wallet? Or what? Never done gifts before.
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Originally Posted by kilrbe3 View Post
Add money via the wallet?
This, although that isn't really gifting since you would be then buying the games.

Only way to really gift would be if he had an account then bought the games and gifted them to you.
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There really isn't way for him to gift you a game without an account.

BUT!

He can buy a Vanilla Visa gift card at a drug store, put about $50 bucks on it, and give that to you.

You can then just buy all the games yourself
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He needs to make a steam account and add a CC to it then he can gift you games, or do as frickfrock said.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
There really isn't way for him to gift you a game without an account.

BUT!

He can buy a Vanilla Visa gift card at a drug store, put about $50 bucks on it, and give that to you.

You can then just buy all the games yourself
this.

or get the card, buy through a web browser, and then use "gift this" at checkout
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Alternatively just let him log into yours and buy the game.
    
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Alternatively just let him log into yours and buy the game.
I like that option.

Quicker, i'll just list some games down. Give him info, hes IT guy, so he can do it. Hopefully
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
this.

or get the card, buy through a web browser, and then use "gift this" at checkout
I would do this. ^^^^
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post #9 of 9
Buying from steampowered.com and gifting it is the best he do probably. Or better yet, just have him give you some money, sure it ain't really a gift but at least the money he spends will all be used (unlike socks that you may never wear).
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