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Download steam games without steam client

Postby Douzuru В» 03.06.2019

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In recent discussions on the stardock forums, it was mentioned some Steam games can run without the Steam app. I don't suppose anyone could give a sure fire way to start a Steam game without the Steam client, such that I could create desktop or ideally taskbar Win7 shortcuts to start Steam games without the Steam client?

Is it possible for FE:LH to receive this treatment please? It would be very very nice if I didn't require steam to load to play the game. Quoting Ryat, reply 1 Right Click on the program in the library and select create desktop shortcut.

Depending on the game this will still launch steam, all you're doing is jumping straight to that game without having to navigate in steam, but steam will will load. Quoting uberlicker, reply 4 Quoting Ryat, reply 1 Right Click on the program in the library and select create desktop shortcut.

It would depend on the game though. Only single player games would work in offline mode and each one would need to be tested. Quoting MottiKhan, reply 5 If playing offline is the goal, perhaps Steam's offline mode would work. Steam is DRM, you cannot play most perhaps all? There are some exceptions such as the non-game software DisplayFusion can run without steam. That isn't to say its impossible, as many pirated games are steam versions that run without steam.

It just isn't something that you are supposed to be able to do. Playing without having steam load, online or offline, is the goal. Several folk mentioned in another thread that they can kill Steam while playing their game using the Windows Task Manager, and their game would still run I'm wondering how to create a shortcut for those games that will launch the game without having to launch Steam at all. I don't care to have Steam run at all when I am playing a game, I want the maximum amount of system resources devouted to the game I am playing and don't want to waste a single clock cycle on software I don't care about such as the Steam client.

My computer is a 5 years old bargain priced Dell and I really haven't noticed a problem with having Steam running in the background as I play games, am I missing something? Seems like a lot of work for little gain. So do that then. You can't start most steam games without also launching steam. Killing steam after the game has launched is apparently possible.

I guess you'll have to suffer through an alt-tab and some mouse clicks. Why even bother killing steam after launching a game. Steams footprint is minuscule, any machine made after isn't going to be struggling to run it. I dunno, I mean, I get wanting a physical copy of games "in case" which is why I try to support GOG, they come close with letting you download the installer. But I just don't get the vitriol for Valve.

They are probably one of the most benevolent game companies out there. Take a look at this thread on the GOG forums. It's a list of all Steam-games, that can be played without running the Steam-client. However, I'm not sure, how up to date it is. Quoting Teslacrashed, reply 12 Why even bother killing steam after launching a game. This has nothing to do with the footprint of the client. It's about having full control over your games and what programs are running on your PC.

Taking good care of the security of your system should be in everybody's interest. Quoting Teslacrashed, reply 12Why even bother killing steam after launching a game.

Quoting Gaunathor, reply 13 This has nothing to do with the footprint of the client. By the way, you do have a choice on whether or not Steam runs on your computer.

You make that choice whenever you install Steam or buy a game dependent upon Steam. It's not stealth installing itself on your computer. Complaining about Steam is like complaining about Windows. They're platforms that without which the hobby we all love would be no where near what it is today. Sure, they're "required", except that they're not. Not really. That's your choice. Just because you don't like that choice doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

Quoting Kantok, reply 15 Complaining about Steam is like complaining about Windows. I chose what I buy and what I ignore. I just want to run the game which I paid for. I don't car about footprints or mumbo jumbos. I don't. Neither do I hate it. I don't need the social stuff never used it. I don't need the achievements. I don't need the screenshot feature. I don't need it to autoupdate my game I can check myself that stuff, thanks.

I couldn't care less about multiplayer stuff. I don't care about the adds when I close a game WTF??? So basically, having to start Steam to play the very few games bought in Steam with my hard earned money is quite pointless to me. Abusing internet use to release crappola that may or may not be fixed " It's ok, we have internet so you can download the patches! I'm not a Steam works hater.

I'm a Steamfanboy hater though. Steam works takes away some choices while giving others. I may accept that for some games which I can count with the fingers of one hand but that doesn't mean that I like it, just that I have already assumed that the shortsight of the industry has already doomed us.

The good news are all those indie gems out there Quoting Wintersong, reply Kantok is right. No one forces you to use Steam. Use it or don't. Both choices are fine. I'm voting with my dollars against EA. It won't make a difference for either one of us: they will still make money, and I will still have ways to entertain myself. The sun will still rise tomorrow. Quoting Lord Xia, reply 14 So basically just no good reason other than paranoia?

Thanks for answering my question. What has paranoia to do with this? Making sure that no unnecessary software is running seems perfectly logical to me. It reduces the risk of software-incompatibilities, and the possibility of security vulnerabilities. I had enough crashes due to the Steam-client, when I was trying it, two years ago, that it isn't just a ungrounded fear.

At least now it seemed to have gotten a little better, but I haven't played LH that much yet. For some older games on steam, you can drop some no cd cracks into it to remove the steam dependency. I have plenty that I do that to if I know they won't be updated anymore. It's always subjective depending on which title. Quoting Lord Xia, reply 10 My computer is a 5 years old bargain priced Dell and I really haven't noticed a problem with having Steam running in the background as I play games, am I missing something?

The only time it's really a problem is when your internet goes out, and you're trying to launch the game, and Steam tries to connect to the internet first. Will cost you a minute or two. Mainly been a problem during power outages- but I try to keep a couple of non-Steam games on my PC single-player for that purpose. I don't hate Steam, I used to, not so much. Steam does have some drawbacks and nuisances, and sometimes I want to not have to deal with it- I do see it as a form of DRM, though one that so far hasn't been too bad.

If it ever did become bad, I used to crack every game I bought, I'd do it again for the games I need to crack. Steam does have some functionality for me that makes me wish to keep it on though- namely it's friends-client- Steamworks has almost replaced AIM.

Actually, you might find that in some sections of the regular population too if you talked to them about tech subjects. Remember, the internet comes from the regular population too, so it makes sense that some people would be knowledgeable and some not so much. I would argue that complaining about Steam is like about complaining about Xbox or PS3 consoles You don't NEED steam to use your computer for non-game purposes.

Xbox and PS3 work the same What makes steam unique is that it only has software requirements; utilizing your computer as the hardware components. This is a can of worms though, as developers have a choice as to what their distribution platform will be.

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