I bought a game and could not load it. Then I found this thread:
A quote from the thread:
This problem occurs when steam has a sale and runs out of keys. Steam unethically continues to take people’s money when they do not have the product they are selling.
Unethical indeed. I’ve written to the support team. Let’s see how they fix this.
The error I was getting was:
The error I was #SteamUI_JoinDialog_KeyRequestPending_Title