Running a Steam game with Steam or other DRM?

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Nov 28, 2011
  1. Taellon
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    So a while ago I bought Splinter Cell Conviction from Steam and didn't know until recently it had the alway-online DRM since the warning was hidden in the fine-print. I don't have very stable internet and my ISP is the only ISP in the area so I have no options for getting better internet. So I was wondering if there was a way to play the game without Steam or the regular DRM so that it would actually be playable for me? I suppose another option is just to download a pirated copy and play it that way, I mean I did buy the game legitimately and Ubisoft's garbage DRM is preventing me from actually using it. I'd feel fully justified in that. But I'd like to see if there was a way to use my already downloaded copy in Steam so I didn't have to redownload the game again, what with my terrible ISP and the poor download rate I get(which is the best rate they offer).

    So anybody know how to do this?
     
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    You don't need to download the full pirated game. Just download the crack and put it in the game folder.
     
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    I believe, Splinter Cell and Assasin creed always on DRM was removed (by update) some time ago. I do not have either of these games. Maybe someone can chime in.
     
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    So just putting the crack in the folder it will load fine and it won't get me in trouble with Steam? I know I will launch it without steam but just making sure Steam won't detect it and get me in trouble for it.

    And if the DRM was removed, I would expect their store-page in steam wouldn't have the DRM warning in it's fine-print still, I hope I'm wrong but I've learned to expect the worst with Ubisoft these days, and Conviction is a fairly recent title.
     

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