Posted December 20, 2012
It is odd that for something so allegedly so simple, the cracks/dll replacements/whatever sure seem to be hidden well from the public. Maybe it isn't quite as simple after all, maybe it is so version specific (both for the Steam and the game version), or the 3rd party DRM in Steam games makes it useless.
timppu: Yeah, everyone claims to have heard rumors from a friend of a friend that it is very simple and easy, yet when you ask concrete proof from them, they always seem to come empty.
JMich: Simple dll replacement, which may possibly need you to first legitemately run steam to get a decrypted executable.
Your example was unfortunately about having to re-download a full "scene release", not a simple dll replacement or crack file. That was my original point: you end up having to redownload your Steam games as pirate torrents, just because for some odd reason the cracks are not available separately.
But yes, in some singular cases it may indeed be simple, like the X Superbox case... except that if I understood right, one of the X games will still stay DRM-fied even with those instructions... :)
Post edited December 20, 2012 by timppu