I don't suppose anyone could give a sure fire way to start a Steam game without the Steam client, such that I could create desktop or ideally. It bogs down my PC when it has to start Steam whenever i run a game and i don't always leave it running. Is there a way to just launch the. This method mostly only works with "DRM-free'ish" Steam games, . a game to support being launched without Steam being available and still. I am a happy Steam customer; yes; it's proprietary. What has paranoia to do with this? Rytron View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message. Quoting Ryat, reply 1 Right Click on the program in the library and select create desktop shortcut. The forced EULA upates. For Steam games part of the executable is encrypted and only Steam can get it running. As long as the login credentials are saved on your pc Steam will log into Offline mode. Only single player games would work in offline mode and each one would need to be tested. Hand-picking the best in gaming. STORE Featured Explore Curators Wishlist News Stats. LiefLayer LiefLayer Sorry, data for given user is currently unavailable. I don't need the achievements. Last edited by Supafly ; 18 Mar 7: I'm a Steamfanboy hater though. I have bought, and installed Steam and the game on a flash drive while I was on a computer that I have Admin permissions on. I learned this from moving my account from my old Voodoo Firebird to my Alienware M17 a couple years. Steam works takes away some choices while giving. I'm asking this because any game I downloaded from Steam asks me to casino austria+silvester 2017 to my Steam account, be it an online game or a single player game. The forced EULA upates. Why even bother killing steam after launching a game. Quoting Kantok, reply 15 Complaining about Steam is like complaining about Windows.