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Windows 7: Any way to play without steam?

24 Nov 2011   #1
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 
Any way to play without steam?

Now this is not for illegal reasons!!

My internet is soooo slow as a result of my poor service provider that its basically dial up.

I just purchased saints row the third to play in my internets down time.. But the game has an update... and wont let me play until its updated.

Does anyone know how to play games LEGALLY without steam?

Ive tired playing in offline mode but its says "this game is not ready to be played offline"

Surley games are playable without pre launch patches? just want to enjoy my new gaming pc


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24 Nov 2011   #2
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

You'll have to wait until the update is finished. Once it has go into that games option through steam & turn off auto updates.
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24 Nov 2011   #3
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

Grr its don't 2% in 2 hours lol games at 84% nowwww waaa! Lame! Woneven be finished by the time I get up in the morning lol
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24 Nov 2011   #4
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Buy an actual game CD
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24 Nov 2011   #5
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

I have, I've got the retail box 2 dvd version
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24 Nov 2011   #6
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Don't buy Steam games then if you don't want Steam.
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24 Nov 2011   #7
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

Its not a steam game.. Its made by THQ.
Almost all games these days are either run through origin or steam, so you've little or no choice.

And my first post clearly states why just for ONCE why I don't want steam..
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24 Nov 2011   #8
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

It still uses Steam, now doesn't it? That's why I said don't buy games that need Steam. Problem solved.
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24 Nov 2011   #9
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

So if you have the game CD, why do you need it on Steam?
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24 Nov 2011   #10
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

Well that would leave my game choice to EA and well that's it..

And joe when you install most new games they installer runs through steam.
Its just a way for developers to have their products regulated (via steam) and to aid in the distribution of patches ect, to make all games the same version for online play.

Very few games are stand alone. EA uses origins instead.
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