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new steam tool to maybe hate your life gaugepowered.com
it will tell you roughly how much you have spent versus how much you have played and tell you how much money you're spending per hour of entertainment on Steam.
it doesn't adjust for sale prices unless you do it manually, though, so for those of you who haven't been keeping track of what prices you bought every game at, it'll be a bit inaccurate.
"The easiest way to stop piracy is ... by giving those people a service that's better than what they're receiving from the pirates." ~ Gabe Newell.
Meh, not gonna adjust the prices of all my games so this is going to be wildly off.
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Hmm. I'm at about $2.50 not adjusting for sale prices and all the time I played Fallout 3 (which didn't log). Cool. Gaming is cheap!
Why do I have to sign in through Steam? I'll only do it if I can just give them my username.
Not gonna sign into steam there so they can use cross site scripting to steal my password and sell my account to terrorists.
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It's entirely inaccurate because Steam only started keeping track of play time and game history in 2009 and my account is from 1-1-2004 so yeah. But here's what it does say without adjusting anything.
Average Cost / Hour - $3.00
Average Cost - $ 15.67
Average Time - 5.2 hrs
Total Cost = $ 3,009.25
Total Time -1,002.2 hrs
I had to fix a lot of them, but I come out well.
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I took the time to actually enter the prices of everything.
I did have to guess on some things. Humble Bundles I just auto put $1 per game and that can be quite a few games. I have not adjusted time nor plan to. Could be give or take 300 hours based on steam games.
I have 212 games.
Average Cost: $8.91
Average Time: 6.6 hrs
Total Cost: $1889.93
Total Hours: 1,390
$1.36 Average Cost per Hour
Darksiders (Bundle $1): $.06/hr
Darksiders 2 (Bundle): $.07/hr
Deus Ex: $.13/hr
Shogun 2: $.18/hr
Fallout 3: $.19 (a lot of undocumented hours here)
Divinity: Dragon Commander: $19.99/hr (basically means 1 hr or less)
Burnout Paradise: 19.99/hr
TrackMania2 Canyon: 19.99/hr
Arma 3: 18.18/hr
X: Rebirth: 16.66
That's pretty damn cost effective entertainment. Granted, you gotta factor in costs such as booze and hardware, but meh. I figure I pay about $1.67/hr for TV. About, what, $6/hr for movies? Jerkin' it is free, but every other form of entertainment is a lot pricier.
What I found out is that I have over-paid for a lot of games. Going through my transaction history revealed some crazy stuff. I found games I didn't even know I had.
Also: Login goes through Valve security so...
God Bless America.
Average Cost / Hour
I need to play more >__>
Adjusted the prices for them all.
Average Cost / Hour