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Discussion in 'General Software' started by silkstone, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. silkstone

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    I was wondering if anyone could help me. Is there any way to play steam games without logging into steam?

    Due to my location steam is very bad, half of the time i can't log in and the other half the games don't launch via steam. I know for some games i own, i can just find the executable and launch them from there, but for others like Counter-strike source, this doesn't work.
     
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    press 'remember password' next time you log in

    then go to the menu in the top right and press 'go offline' you will no longer need an internet connection to play games
     
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    I can;t play multiplayer game like CSS while in offline mode :(
     
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    if you want to play online, then im afraid there is no legal way you can play...
    Cheesy has given you the best course of action

    CS:S connects to steam master server anyway so you need steam connection to play online
     
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    well that game uses valves servers anyway for the multiplayer so theres nothing you can do there
     
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    I can log into steam at the moment, but it won't launch any games. This happens most of the time with steam, so usually i will minimize a game rather than exiting.

    Ah hah, got it running.. only had to wait 30mins this time :)

    Thx for the info guys, i think i will hold off buying any multi-player games on steam if there is no way to launch them that isn't through the steam interface.
     
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    don't buy any games that use valves servers as well
     
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    It's unfortunate that Steam will not let you pick which games will launch in offline mode instead of having to set the whole Steam app to offline.
     
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