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any way around playing bioshock 2 without windows live...?

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as the title states i recently purchased bioshock 2 for steam on pc when it was on sale a while back. I recently got around to install and play it, but i am extremely raging over the need for windows live just to save the dam game. I don't have a xbox or use live for anything and do no wish to use it or even put my personal hotmail account for gaming stuff. Am i the only one that thinks this is extremely retarded? This has pissed me off as much as batman batman arkham asylum which i was dying to play and purchased and find out not only do they "force" you to use a xbox controller even tho i purchased for pc, but it also shares the windows live crap.

Can anyone shed a light to this problem? I read somewhere by the way you can use offline account but im scared of forgetting account and randomly not being able to play my game since it links it i believe.

P.S- still unhappy about this dam windows live for a pc game, if i knew this was forced on the customers i would not even bothered to pay a penny for it.
post #2 of 5
You can use an offline account and that will prevent you from having to log on all the time
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yeah, when it prompts you, scroll down (doesnt look like you can, but you can) and theres text to click and make an offline account wink.gif
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A crack.
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Just get an Live removal mod.
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