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I want to buy borderlands for my friend for christmas but hes been VAC banned (he shared his account with a friend and his friend cheated in TF2). I know that borderlands isnt a VAC game, does this mean that he'll be able to play coop in a private game with me and another friend?
Thanks
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I want to buy borderlands for my friend for christmas but hes been VAC banned (he shared his account with a friend and his friend cheated in TF2). I know that borderlands isnt a VAC game, does this mean that he'll be able to play coop in a private game with me and another friend?
Thanks
He will be fine. Any games that use vac namely steamworks enabled games like tf2 and l4d2 will not allow him to play on a vac enabled server but otherwise the account is fine.

Can he not make a new account though?
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He will be fine. Any games that use vac namely steamworks enabled games like tf2 and l4d2 will not allow him to play on a vac enabled server but otherwise the account is fine.

Can he not make a new account though?
he has a new account but it only has 2 games on it, all of his games are on his old account. He got his ban back when it only lasted 5 years and he gets his old account back in march. thanks
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he has a new account but it only has 2 games on it, all of his games are on his old account. He got his ban back when it only lasted 5 years and he gets his old account back in march. thanks
oh ok.

well, yeah, it shouldn't cause any problems

-e- you're welcome
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the way vac bans work is the diff game engine, if he was hacking in 1.6 than hes banned from that engine but would be able to play css and vice versa
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