When someone shares their library with someone else; and you start a game while the other is playing a game from your library, after about 10 minutes the other game will be closed. "Family Sharing" - Only some games found I'm trying to share my steam library with my little brother and it is only showing 4 of my games in his library. You can’t buy one copy of Left 4 Dead, for example, and then share it with all your buddies for a nearly-free LAN party. If none of your dad's games are showing up that you know should show up, re-authorize. The following has summarized some restrictions you need to know after enabling the Steam family sharing feature. All or some of my games are showing up as Pre-Load Complete. If your purchase was completed and you can't find the game, try logging out of the Steam Client and logging back in. I've done this and I suggest you try it the same way. I understand that some games that require an individual key won't transfer, but many of mine don't require that and over 100 games aren't showing up in his library. Family sharing is, in fact, on a library basis; not a per game basis. Authorize your Steam account under his Steam account's Steam > Settings > Family; and authorize your computer as well. Hi, I'm having an issue trying to play a game (Far Cry Primal) that my brother bought. So, you have to enable the Steam Family sharing to share games on Steam by following the same process again. I've done the research first hand. Possible duplicate of Why is Steam only showing me "Buy" instead of "Play" option for a game shared via Family Sharing? If you want to know more about Family Sharing go to Steam's official Homepage . We both have Steam accounts that are linked through Steam Family Sharing, which means that we can access each others' Steam libraries, and make separate save files on each others' games. Steam Family Sharing does not allow you to purchase one copy of a game and then share it with all your friends. To enable Family Library Sharing, first be sure you have Steam Guard security enabled via Steam > Settings > Account in the Steam Client. 3rd party DRM protected games are automatically excluded; and games don't get duplicate entries if someone else on your Steam -list shares them. Let’s have a look together. Then enable the sharing feature via Settings > Family, (or in Big Picture mode, Settings > Family Library Sharing,) where you'll also authorize specific computers and users to share. – Ave Aug 19 '16 at 13:46 The paragraph that starts with "There are some games" applies to your case. You can allow up to 5 accounts to use your game library on any of your authorized computers. Steam Family Sharing is a feature of the Steam Client for PC and Mac, that allows users to share their games with another account while they're not actively playing. 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