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The hidden world of Steam trading

The hidden world of Steam trading Polygon


Ranieri is not alone. He's one of many who have plunged into the deep end of Steam's item trading since it debuted in September 2011 only to lose big. Polygon sought out a few of those who've dabbled in trading — a forum detective, a scammer and a goods hustler — to learn more about how it works and what can go wrong.

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I didn't realize that Steam has such a robust underground economy. Fascinating.

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