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Would an old router work instead of a switch? Or would it work just connecting the switch to an old router?
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That should work perfectly. You might want to check the speed of the switch in the router (10/100 or 10/100/1000 (gigabit), it should be listed on it somewhere) but that will only really affect file transfer speeds if you are transferring files between the computers.
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Do you know if it would work playing a game such as CS:GO on it? Just connecting with ethernet cables to the router?
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Do you know if it would work playing a game such as CS:GO on it? Just connecting with ethernet cables to the router?

Yep. I'd personally reset the router to stock (unless you know how it has been set up). Do you know the model of the router?

When you all plug in, it will give you all addresses. I don't know how CS:GO works in Steam offline mode but you'll want to make sure you can all get it to run without internet since you won't have it. Then one of you just creates an offline game with bots (but select no-bots). From there you should all be able to go into the console (~) in CS:GO and type 'connect [IP address of the person starting the game]'. That should be all there is to it.
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