Could someone please tell me - for sure - to play the Single Player game - what do I need to have concerning Steam, etc?
Since you have dial up, buy the game retail. INstall it, go online and activate it (I assume the Steam application will be installed along with your HL2 install). It will take some time, so be patient (not because it is downloading a lot of stuff, but because it is decrypting the files on you HDD, which takes time). Once your copy is authenticated over steam, right-click on your HL2 game and go to properties, and enable HL to be played in off-line mode.
You should be set. Post over here if you have any questions or problems.You cannot make anything fool-proof. The fools are too inventive
You cannot make anything fool-proof. The fools are too inventive
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