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The games or software on this list do not have any DRM once they are installed which means that they do not require the Steam client to be played.
Typically, you don't have to tweak the games or software in order to run them wherever you want; the list will make notes of any exceptions.
This means that you can copy the game folder anywhere you want and launch the program directly without being online or having Steam or a third party software running.
Shut down Steam and temporarily move all the files in the root Steam folder somewhere else, and rename/delete to something else temporarily.
Locate game folder, find the program launcher and run it.
If the game doesn't start, then it requires the client to be running; if the game starts, the game is launcher free. A: If you have already tried the above, then try deleting steam_and Steamworks Native.dll, if present, from that game's folder.
NOTE: Some Steam DRM-free games (99 Spirits, War of Human Tanks) work only when steam_is present, so delete it only if the game doesn't work with it present.
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I wanted to keep DOOM on my Hard Drive(I bought it online) as well and yeah, the constant patching takes a toll on both my Hard Drive and Internet connection.