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In recent discussions on the stardock forums, it was mentioned some Steam games can run without the Steam app. doesn't work if it's steamworks game (like lh) surely.
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? i mean, i would imagine the ones that don't require steam client to be loaded are simply using steam as the shop and not the other stuff.
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? Quoting GFirefly E, reply 6 Quoting Motti Khan, reply 5If playing offline is the goal, perhaps Steam's offline mode would work.
They still update their games that are 5 years old!
This has nothing to do with the footprint of the client.
It just isn't something that you are supposed to be able to do.
it depends on what the dev/publisher did to the game or what they want to use steam for.
Only single player games would work in offline mode and each one would need to be tested. That isn't to say its impossible, as many pirated games are steam versions that run without steam.
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.
you read about the fact that steam offline mode as it stand is totally bugged (though functional some/most of the time) and they are still working on a proper fix?
Steams footprint is minuscule, any machine made after 2004 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). They are probably one of the most benevolent game companies out there.
Taking good care of the security of your system should be in everybody's interest. You make that choice whenever you install Steam or buy a game dependent upon Steam. As I see it, and probably I'm alone, developers/publishers (in general, big/middle ones) are becoming very lazy and greedy (it has been like that for a while). 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. For some older games on steam, you can drop some no cd cracks into it to remove the steam dependency.