Steam help.

#1 Posted by Arceion (199 posts) -

I been playing borderlands and working on the achievements for it but i have yet to see one pop up. I know i am getting them but its just that they dont show up in game. Can anyone help out. Also the steam overlay doesnt seem to work in game aswell. Thanks.

#2 Posted by spiceninja (3055 posts) -

If the Steam overlay isn't working then you won't see the achievement pop up while playing. Make sure the overlay is enabled.

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#3 Posted by Arceion (199 posts) -

@PlasmaBeam44: i have it enabled and it works with other games just not borderlands, must be something with this game.

#4 Posted by Seedofpower (3925 posts) -

It just happens for some games. I don't think there is anything you can do about it from what I can tell.

#5 Posted by TobbRobb (4581 posts) -

I've never had that happen with a game bought on steam, did you just add it as a game or purchased it from steam? I can't really think of anything else.

#6 Posted by Arceion (199 posts) -

@TobbRobb: I got it from steam with all the dlc a few months back. I dont know whats wrong with it but its kinda bugging me. lol

#7 Posted by ajamafalous (11866 posts) -
@Pozer27 said:

@TobbRobb: I got it from steam with all the dlc a few months back. I dont know whats wrong with it but its kinda bugging me. lol

Have you checked the Borderlands Steam forums, or the Steam help/FAQ for when the overlay doesn't work with a game? My brother had the same issue with TF2 a few years ago; don't remember how he fixed it.
#8 Posted by c0l0nelp0c0rn1 (1803 posts) -

Whenever you're playing, make sure that the steam overlay is up. Otherwise, you could get screwed out of achievements. Happened to me and Darksiders.

#9 Posted by Arceion (199 posts) -

@ajamafalous: ill look into that. Thanks.

#10 Posted by Sweep (8826 posts) -

Borderlands was always kind of fucked up because they use that weird server browser thing and it is very poorly integrated with the steam friend lists. I haven't heard of cheevos not popping up, though :S

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#11 Posted by Arceion (199 posts) -

@c0l0nelp0c0rn1: yeah i had a few already fuck up on me.

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