Is there any danger to my steam account?

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by fi3rcedragon, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. fi3rcedragon
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    fi3rcedragon Newbie

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    Ok, so I was about to install a pirated version of Serious Sam HD, when I realized that it required Steam. So, I unmounted the iso, and deleted the file completely.

    Now, I had Steam open with my account logged in, but I did not install and play the game (I didn't even run the installer).

    Sorry if this violates any of the rules, but I was just wondering if I was in any danger of getting an account ban.
     
  2. Lee79

    Lee79 Hyper...Active...Team Fortress 2 Addict

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    No you will be alright seeing as you did not even install the game you have nothing to worry about, I played 3 games of pirated MW2 before I realised I was logged into my main steam account and nothing has happened to me. you can make a new account and log into that if you want to play Serious Sam.
     
  3. fi3rcedragon
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    fi3rcedragon Newbie

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    Alright, thanks. It'd be so crap to lose my Steam account, I've got a at least 200-300 dollars worth of games on there. [​IMG]
     
  4. Maz7006

    Maz7006 iSEXu

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    Ive been pirating MW2 and playing it through steam ever since it came out, so far my account seems to have stayed.

    Basically if you want to do any un-legit gaming on steam just make another account and play pirated games on it, JUST to be on the safe side...
     
  5. Licardo7

    Licardo7 GBAtemp Fan

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    depends. it if installs INTO your steam then there might be a chance and i'll recommend making a brand new account, but then again your account only f***s up if you ether get vac banned or it gets locked by multiple IPs logging into it. If it's an independent game and you just add it as a non-steam game then no worries.


    EDIT: wait, i though those types of games only activate it cracked steam?