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Jan 7 2005, 6:35pm Anchor

Whats the directory for installing a mod on Steam? I've tried C:/blahblahblah/SteamApps, but it won't work :/

The mod I'm trying to install is The Specialists v2.0 (and then upgrade it to 2.1) but I can't seem to figure out how to get it to show up on Steam.

Any help is appreciated, thanks.

briguy992
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Jan 7 2005, 6:41pm Anchor

C:/STEAMFOLDER/USERNAME/SteamApps/Half-Life/

just drop the folder in there... :)

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Jan 7 2005, 7:27pm Anchor

I've done that, but for some reason, I don't get the username part of the directory :/ Just C:/Program Files/Steam/SteamApps. I install it to that directory, but no luck :/

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Jan 7 2005, 7:36pm Anchor

its C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\your@email.com\half-life\

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Jan 7 2005, 8:05pm Anchor

Yeah, I don't get C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\my@email.com\halfl-life\

I get C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\

Any ideas?

Jan 7 2005, 8:10pm Anchor

Well...I just installed it to the folder, and to no avail. It launches a batch file on the desktop, double click it, no luck. Its not under 3rd party games, either. I don't know why I suddenly got my email address there, either. It wasn't there before.

Well, maybe this might be the problem. I downloaded the Steam CS 1.6 cache, not the full thing. Could that be an issue?

Edited by: santheb

declinsion
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Jan 7 2005, 8:14pm Anchor

It seems that youre steam isn't set up right. Have logged on and played any games on it? If you have, you should get C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\Whateveremailisyours@whatever.com\half-life

You have to have subscribed to hl in steam.

Jan 7 2005, 8:21pm Anchor

Yeah, I just played CS for about 5 minutes and got the directory. Now if I could only install the specialist :/

I am subscribed and everything.

declinsion
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Jan 7 2005, 8:23pm Anchor

you have to open up half-life at least once

Jan 7 2005, 9:00pm Anchor

I bought CS:CZ, not HL.

declinsion
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Jan 7 2005, 9:48pm Anchor

HL should come with it buddy. If you're subscribed to all the games, you are subscribed to hl.

Jan 7 2005, 9:57pm Anchor

hm. still really doesn't explain why this mod won't install correctly :/

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Jan 7 2005, 9:58pm Anchor
chis wrote:x:\program files\steam\steamapps\youremail\half-life\

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declinsion
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Jan 7 2005, 10:00pm Anchor

you have to have started half-life at least once, or the half life stuff will not be in here:

x:\program files\steam\steamapps\youremail\half-life\

Open Half-Life, let it update. Close it and then install the mod. It will work.

Jan 7 2005, 10:46pm Anchor

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Edited by (in order): santheb, santheb

declinsion
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Jan 7 2005, 10:46pm Anchor

I told you. Open up half-life with steam!!! Do as I say and it will work. Open it up like you are going to play it. Let it update. And you will then be able to install!

Jan 7 2005, 10:50pm Anchor

I'm being completely serious, under the games menu, I do not see Half Life. Maybe I don't have it registered, I don't know, but I know I bought CS:CZ. I don't have my CD key, though, because we're moving and its all in boxes :/

Jan 7 2005, 10:53pm Anchor

Maybe I can get it to work now, I remembered my friends username/password, going to try it now with his. He had original HL with all the games and junk.

declinsion
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Jan 7 2005, 10:53pm Anchor

Try opening Play Games menu and browse games. However, it should show up, because every game shows up, it should just be unlit(greenish text and greenish icon)

Jan 8 2005, 12:46am Anchor

everyone this is all wrong my computer says
C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\SteamApps\yoursteamusername

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declinsion
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Jan 8 2005, 12:48am Anchor

Somebody messed with your installation then.

Jan 8 2005, 1:08am Anchor

Nope, it's possible to register a username, not email now.

declinsion
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Jan 8 2005, 1:17am Anchor

Really? That's weird, but I still don't see why that would keep him from having half-life, which he claims apparently doesn't show up.

frosty-theaussie
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Jan 8 2005, 2:17am Anchor

Mine shows up as username too, not e-mail.

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Jan 8 2005, 5:17am Anchor

Install it in the Counter Strike directory, as long as its the original Counter Strike.

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