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I'm going to set up a mini LAN party for my family tomorrow night. I think our kids will really get a kick out of it. I need some recommendations on games that we can play in Steam offline mode that allows us to connect by either LAN servers or console commands. The catch is we must be able to stay in offline mode.

I'll have 3-5 PC's going, the xbox 360 and wii as well. I have quite a few games that are not in steam that I might be able to install multiple times for the use of tomorrow night. I'll get a list of the games I own and post it up as well, that way if anybody knows if it's possible we can try that one.

Looking for FPS's, racing games, etc..
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I have 2 copies of Borderlands so we can at least co-op that. TF2, CS, HL-DM, etc..

Anyone know if these would work:

AVP
Brink
Dirt 1, 2 or 3
FlatOut Ultimate Carnage
Fuel
Grid
Killing Floor
L4D 1 & 2
Section 8: Prejudice
FEAR 1 & 2
Split Second
Sonic & Sega All Star Racing
TDU 2
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These will work on LAN without the need to connect online:

Toca Race Driver 3
Dirt 3
Grid
Killing Floor


I suggest Diablo 2 or Serious Sam, they are the best for Lan parties with children age 6 to 14.
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Terraria. Spent hours on that in one sitting.
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I'm almost positive all Steam Games are LAN capable. I played 1.6/Source/Left 4 Dead all on LAN before with no internet access and were working.
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Originally Posted by edalbkrad View Post

These will work on LAN without the need to connect online:
Toca Race Driver 3
Dirt 3
Grid
Killing Floor
I suggest Diablo 2 or Serious Sam, they are the best for Lan parties with children age 6 to 14.

I do have Serious Sam HD.. the ages will be 12, 10 and 7. It might be a little much for the 7 year old but she'll probably play something with the wife thumb.gif

Dirt 3 would work, I'll give it a shot as well.
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I'm almost positive all Steam Games are LAN capable. I played 1.6/Source/Left 4 Dead all on LAN before with no internet access and were working.

The ones I have tried would not work. Borderlands was the main one I tried but ended up having to buy another copy for my son to co-op with me.
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Is TF2 also a LAN game?
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Tf2 is lanable as are prettymuch all source games
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Originally Posted by Mudfrog View Post

I do have Serious Sam HD.. the ages will be 12, 10 and 7. It might be a little much for the 7 year old but she'll probably play something with the wife thumb.gif
Dirt 3 would work, I'll give it a shot as well.
The ones I have tried would not work. Borderlands was the main one I tried but ended up having to buy another copy for my son to co-op with me.

Whoops meant to type Valve games, not Steam. frown.gif

IE:
Counter Strike 1.6/Source
Team Fortress Classic/2
Day of Defeat 1.3/Source
Left 4 Dead 1/2
etc
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Iirc cod4 is also quite easy to lan/profile mod(such that you have all the unlocks)
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