The Battle Grounds 2(BG2) is a Half-Life 2 multiplayer modification based on the revolutionary war. It is the sequel to the popular HL1 mod with even more features and possibilities. The British Army and its Native American tribal allies engage in battle against the United States Continental Army and local militia forces. Interactivity is a very important factor in this mod and team play is as important as ever before. Take aim and fire muskets, prepare bayonets and take control of the battlefield to succeed in your campaign for final victory. Combat will vary from long-range rifle marksmanship to brutal close quarters hand-to-hand melee fighting. You will need a mix of first person combat skills and quick-thinking strategy to survive. So prepare yourself to do battle for your side and to meet the enemy head-on. Only one side can be victorious.

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For the last 2 days, many people have been having: Disconnect: Invalid Steam userID or Invalid Steam ID Ticket. We have a fix for it.

Posted by Nathan_Hale on Mar 6th, 2012

Hey guys!

For the last 2 days, many people have been having: Disconnect: Invalid Steam userID or Invalid Steam ID Ticket. I tried everything, including deleting blobs, restarting steam, restarting my PC; and restarting my router. For some reason my laptop worked fine. So I was searching the steam forums, and it seems I am not the only one with this problem. For the last 48 hours HL2/OB mods have not been working for a ton of people, but someone recently posted a fix, which works:

Go to your steam folder, and delete everything except for Steam Apps and Steam.exe. Steam will be prompted to download all the steam files (not your game files) again after you try to launch it.

Topic with the fix:


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Mkilbride Mar 7 2012, 4:59pm says:

Yeah, this has been happening on every mod...

So frustrating as I saw some of my favorite mods catch **** for this, when it wasn't even their fault.

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WS-GS8 Mar 8 2012, 7:49am says:

Oooookay, no offense, but that's kinda like carpet bombing a neighborhood just because one guy in one house is a criminal.
Just go to your Steam folder, then to the config folder, then delete ONLY the "config" file in the config folder, and if that doesn't work, then delete (or rename) the entire config folder, but theres no need to empty out your entire Steam folder.
Please note, the steam guard email verification thingy will still be activated.

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SteyrKat Mar 21 2012, 8:27pm replied:

This actually worked for me. Deleting config.vdf fixed the problem. Thank you!

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Lubci50cal Mar 8 2012, 8:41am says:

deleting "ClientRegistry.blob" is enough, I believe.

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JuQu Mar 8 2012, 10:47am replied:

Didnt work for me. When you do like Nathan_Hale posted that will help.

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Lubci50cal Mar 8 2012, 12:09pm replied:

well maybe both blobs... when I had problems like these, it got back to normal without deleting so much stuff, but I can`t remember what exactly I removed.

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SteyrKat Mar 21 2012, 8:21pm replied:

Deleting both blobs still doesn't work.

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