Thanks tons I've never seen a game before that required a 3rd party installer. I guess its to get rid of piracy. Well after much frustration you. I also just bought Empire: total war on reccomendation from a friend. . downloading an illegal crack so you can start the game without steam. Why does it always ask for disk 3 but in the steam version it doesnt. Please my friend has non steam version he asks me for help but I have no. I remember reading that steam was only necessary for the load, and that you would not have to use it again. I cannot find any games files (vista) so its very frustrating when steam wont load your profile Here's how you play Empire Total War offline. Hello! I have one question - In addition to the 30th Anniversary Regiments, are there any other FLC for TW: Warhammer 1 or TW. Note that if you just want to see the movies without replacing the defaults in E:TW, cd $XDG_DATA_HOME/Steam/SteamApps/common/Empire Total Total War/ data/DME and run the launcher from there -- it'll make things. Hey cant you play this game without steam that sucks if you cant say if your internet is down or something.. Thats getting on my nerves these. hi i am pretty new to this high detail computer stuff so excuse my lack of knowledge. right when i load up shogun 2 and get on the main menus. For Empire: Total War on the PC, a GameFAQs message board topic titled " Unable to If I refuse to install Steam, then the game will not install.