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If anybody has happened to have gotten the Download from Nvidia, but NO key, and they have NOT ACTIVATED a key on Steam for Metro 2033....would you mind running the download and seeing what it does for me?

I'm curious to know if it still REQUIRES a key to work.

Reason being:
I got Cryotasis a while back free from the same site. It came as a download only...no key. And it worked absolutely flawlessly, it never required a key, as it was already registered to the installer.

I'm wondering if Metro is the same way. I have a downloader one....but I have also already grabbed up a key from the thread and registered through Steam, because I thought mine was canceled.

If the Download with no key works, I'll freebie my download via my FTP untouched, and unmolested.
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post #2 of 16
i did it earlier and i didnt realise how much of a beast metro was!
the key came from nvidia and i couldnt get it to download without the key so i activated it in steam then 6 hours later it eventually finished downloading
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post #3 of 16
does anyone still have the linky from it???
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http://store.nvidia.com/DRHM/store?A...=1296854969120
Server Error
Error:

We are unable to perform the selected action. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Error Number: SIT_000002

maybe someone realised the error of there ways =0)
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post #5 of 16
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Nevermind, it doesn't matter. Anybody that registered a key has likely had Metro pulled from their Steam account anyway.
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post #6 of 16
DAMN!
i was trying to run the benchmark about an hour ago and it locked up,so i quit the game.
i just looked in my steam games librabry and you are right,they stole it back!
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welll poop!
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post #8 of 16
The benchmark works if you run the exe from your C:drive
Also If I disconnect from the internet and run this file "steam://rungameid/43110"
on my C drive I can play the game it just wont sync to the steam cloud.
    
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post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Nevermind, it doesn't matter. Anybody that registered a key has likely had Metro pulled from their Steam account anyway.
I may have a key from Nvidia coming my way in a 24-48 hours...the result of much griping, I'll see if I get it and if it works when and or if I get it. Were there enough conditionals in that last sentence?
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"the game is not ready to be played in offline mode"
i might buy it now though,i didnt get very far in the half hour i played it but it looked quite good
Edited by MightyMission - 2/4/11 at 1:40pm
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