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Do I HAVE to update half-life 2?

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Ok, so I reinstalled hl2 just because I felt like playing it lately, and it's forcing me to download an hours worth of updates. I just want to play single player, do I really have to wait through this? My nostalgia phase is about to end riiiight abooouuut.... now
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You could try switching to offline mode, but I don't know if it will play as-is.
 
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yeah, you need to update
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Depends. I got it to work when it didn't finish an update through offline mode.
     
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Thanks guys, I decided I'll just do the virtue thing and throw a little patience in the air. I'll hit up some DO:A and get ready for the sequel.
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