There is now a "clear previous aliases" button on Steam. Useful if you need to remove your deadname or gendered names from the list.
@ellavescent Very handy! Certainly beats the old method of naming yourself "." and then ".." and then "..." and then "...." and so on.
@catgirl Absolutely. I had to do that and I got locked out for doing too many changes too close together.
@ellavescent or more probably all those times you named yourself xXx::killahammer4lyfe::xXx
@ellavescent oh god yes
@ellavescent Or the one time as a joke making fun of a name that popped up in Age of Mythology, where I went by Gorm Battlebaker.
@ellavescent i actually changed my alias 10 times just to make sure the old one doesn't show up before, so it's good that they've come up with a better way to do this.
@devurandom I did that too. I got stuck with an absurd name for a few hours halfway through because they decided I’d changed it too frequently.
@ellavescent Is there anything that can change the actual account name? Because I want to not have my account name be the dumb thing I chose when I was in high school a decade ago.
@wunderboner There’s no official way as far as I know. I remember seeing one trans person managed to convince support to change it, but I’ve seen far more who were refused.
@ellavescent I guess I'm stuck with ninja_raccoon376 then.
@ellavescent or that one time you cheated to get a tux penguino on TF2...
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