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    Default Article: Alien Swarm on Steam

    Last edited by CvP; September 9th, 2010 at 00:19.

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    Default Re: Alien Swarm on Steam

    There is a solution for the "large download" problem.


    • Just get a DVD copy of the game from anywhere
    • install it on your pc (if it is already installed/cracked, no problem).


    • Purchase the game from steam and click Install.
    • Once it initializes and says that it has started download, stop the download.
    • Exit steam


    • Go to \Steam\steamapps\common\ (e.g., E:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common)
    • note the game folder name (e.g., unreal tournament 3 for UT3)
    • delete everything inside the game folder (e.g., E:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\unreal tournament 3\)


    • Now copy everything from the installed game in this folder
    • Start Steam
    • Go to Library and select the game
    • Right Click > Properties > Local Files > Verify Game Cache
    • Let it verify the files. Once completed, it will only download a few more files (usually around 100MB).


    Now you can uninstall the game you installed from DVD at first.


    I have bought Unreal Deal Pack (Unreal Gold, Unreal 2, UT, UT2k4, UT3 Black) and used this method to install UT3.
    It is only downloading about 500MB (instead of 9GB).
    The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.
    Please do not PM me for support. You will NOT get a reply. Post in the relevant forum section.

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    Default Re: Alien Swarm on Steam

    Lulz, been playing for a while. :3

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    Thats is great. I have downloaded Alien Swarm. now Deciding which game I should buy. I got a paypal and MasterCard expired will get another soon. Let me know if anyone wants to purchase with paypal.

    CvP will it work for any game ?
    Last edited by jigsaw; September 17th, 2010 at 00:29.

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    games are priced reasonably on steam. I wish i had a international credit card

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    Default Re: Alien Swarm on Steam

    Quote Originally Posted by cRush View Post
    games are priced reasonably on steam. I wish i had a international credit card
    U dont need a Credit card a Paypal will do fine.

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    @jigsaw as far as I know, yes, this method will work for any game.

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    Alien Swarm is an overhead view game. But it is possible to play it as FPS. use the following commands in console:
    sv_cheats 1
    firstperson
    asw_hide_marine
    asw_controls 0

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    Default Re: Alien Swarm on Steam

    Couldn't be happier after getting an actual working Paypal.
    I can buy all I want now, recently picked up both Left 4 dead(s).

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    does this trick work with all steam games?

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    Most, if your version is the steam ver. Usually comes with the p2p cracks, etc.

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    sogula te ki kaz hbe?

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