Half life 2 nocd updating steam

) and offered me 'quit' or 'offline mode'. Now that's a bit more 'offline ' than I was expecting.Inserting the DVD is no help - the autoplay screen comes up with a helpful 'play Half-Life 2 now' button, which starts Steam, which offers me 'quit' or 'offline mode' and there we are again.

What if Valve went out of business tomorrow or say the log-in server crashes with an unknown virus? Here is the exerpt: ------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------ Question What is Steam's Offline Mode and how do I use it?

It can be downloaded here on its own, with an installer that adds an updated game launcher and renderer (courtesy of Kentie), or it comes bundled with Deus Ex Revision which also updates the levels of the game (not recommended for new players).