L4D Non-Steam online

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  1. sKeEt
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    sKeEt GBAtemp Regular

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    What is the easiest way to play L4D online without Steam? I hear about cracked servers and such but I don't know what those are. I would like to play online with a friend who has the legit copy of the game. Is playing online with a non-Steam alternative going to affect his account in any way?
     
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    Both of you hook up via Hamachi or similar software and play via LAN.
     
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    Try Garena
     
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    Crackerd servers:
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    Thanx I'll check those out.

    To be clear it is possible for my friend to play on non-Steam servers and his Steam account won't be affected? Cause he does require Steam in order to even play the game.
     
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    You have to use a Stand-alone patcher, In order to play without steam on. You can find the Stand-alone patch on the Garena Forum.