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The Most Efficient Way of Farming Steam Trading Cards
By Curse Broken and 2 collaborators
This guide is going to show you the most efficient way of farming Steam trading cards. Using this method, you can get over 50 card drops in less than 3 hours.
  • Idle Master is a well-known and safe tool. By using Idle Master, you are not risking a VAC ban.
Step 1
You will need a program called "Idle Master" for this.

Once you have the program installed, make sure it is up and fully functional (feel free to test it before moving onto the next step).
Step 2
Go to File > Settings
Now, you have to idle all games for 2 hours, so go ahead and select "Idle game simultaneously up to two hours, then individually" and hit accept. Now you'll need to wait it out.
Step 3
After two hours have passed, return to Idle Master. Select "Idle each game individually" from the settings and start skipping the games, wait about 5-10 seconds in between them, you will get a card drop per skip. When you are done you will have to return to the settings and select one of the other two idling behavior options, click accept, then switch back to "Idle each game individually" and repeat the process until you are done collecting all of your cards.
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Reapr56 Jan 10 @ 4:29am 
or just install asf and after the initial setup, you dont need to do anything other then opening it for the rest of your life
Curse Broken  [author] Jan 10 @ 2:51am 
I will go and find some free game keys and try idling the games to see how it goes, I will let you know, you can add me too if you wish.
trinner Jan 10 @ 2:09am 
does it work for you now? i used this until few days ago and at the same time valve fixes the "gold-profle-exploit" idle master stopped working for me. and because there aren´t any new versions developed, i switched to archis steam farm, which works well to. :)
Diegǿ Wάy ᴿᴵᴬᶳ Jan 6 @ 12:02am 
thanks <3
Kulinarny świr Makłowicz Jan 5 @ 9:25am 
Japierdole mater wszędzie
S v2 Jan 3 @ 10:54pm 
Badge pag didnt load, will retry in x seconds. How to fix?
ANTO 11 latek d-.-b Jan 3 @ 1:21pm 
MSVCR120_CLR0400.dll. help me this error.
ANTO 11 latek d-.-b Jan 3 @ 1:05pm 
rip error :(
issackmay Dec 30, 2016 @ 11:28pm 
Thanks for the guide! Followed it step by step and got all of my trading cards, thanks! <3

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