How can I run a dedicated server without Steam?

  • How can I run a dedicated server without Steam? jmfsg

    Steam won't let me have two instances running with the same user logged in.

    Does that mean I cannot run a dedicated server on a PC (for example, for Left 4 Dead 2) and play from another machine?

    Is there a way to run the dedicated server without running Steam? Is there a configuration option I'm missing?

  • You don't need to have Steam running, just get the actual dedicated server (srcds).

    This is a great site to get you started: Install SRCDS on Windows.

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