Half-Life: GotY edition spare key?

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by ElementalDragon, Jan 25, 2005.

  1. ElementalDragon

    ElementalDragon The One and Only

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    Anyone here have a spare key for the original Half-Life? i already own the game, but i had also already registered it's cd-key with steam on another account that i don't remember the info for, and don't wanna buy another copy of a game that i already have. Stupid steam. :lick:
     
  2. ~bk

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    Wouldn't this be illegal?
     
  3. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    yes :p

    /me slaps Elemental on the wrist... naughty boy no warez on the forum...
     
  4. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Those old keys are all it takes to make an account on Steam so why would someone want to give one up.:rolleyes:

    If it is a legit account you can not remember the info for then just go through Steam support portals and they will get you all fixed up. :up:
     
  5. ElementalDragon

    ElementalDragon The One and Only

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    American Zombie.... already tried that. the only way i can really get the old account removed with my cd key on it is by sending them the cover from the game and everything and also paying a shipping and hadling fee, which at that point one could probably buy the game again.
     
  6. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Although, I can't be sure of the original, eBay does have lots of keys for sale.
    Personally I have had about five copies of HL (including ones with several keys opfor, etc.) and have given loads out.
     
  7. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    he's not asking for an illegal key...he's just seeing if there is anyone that wants to give him their old one or one they have that might not be used. I know a few people that have a couple of keys, 'cause at certain points the keys were really really cheap
     
  8. Un4gIvEn1

    Un4gIvEn1 Moderator

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    the GotY edition is only about $9.99 at most stores. Just go buy another copy.
     
  9. Moonwraith

    Moonwraith Moderator Folding Team

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    I think that's the price he's trying to avoid because he's already officially got a license

    Seems cheap though :rolleyes:
     
  10. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    $10 is also the price you can pay Valve (again - hah!) for them to unlock your old account.
     
  11. ElementalDragon

    ElementalDragon The One and Only

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    actualy i checked up on the price for a brand new copy of HL. Best Buy's website only shows the platinum collection for $29.99, and EB Games shows just Half-Life for 19.99.

    EP, i wouldn't trust buying a cd-key from e-bay. would really suck to pay the money for it and find out the key was already used, wouldn't it?
     
  12. zeke_mo

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    Cant you go into the "Lost account password" where you put in your old key and they send an email to the account? I did it one time and saved me having to buy the game again :p
     
  13. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Well.... Try it ED... Look for a seller with a high rep, check out their feedback.
    If they have lots of satisfied users, you should be good to go.
     
  14. ElementalDragon

    ElementalDragon The One and Only

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    zeke mo, kinda hard to do that when i don't even know what e-mail account it was registered under, and said e-mail account is probably already dead and gone since i registered the key a while back when steam hasn't been out for that long.
     
  15. emeritus

    emeritus Beware the Monkeys!!!

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    I in kind of the same boat. I still have my original CD, but nothing else, and I don't feel like shelling out $10, when I already shelled out the money for the original game.
     
  16. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Well, I used the serial of Blue Shift to get my CS/HL running. :p That was ages ago.
     
  17. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

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    i'll probably be slapped for this but go to altavista.com and search there, you'll prbably get what you need there, whatever that may be, i don't know.
     
  18. Lukas

    Lukas Real Name No Gimmicks

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    This is probably the most pointless reply ever, but:

    I wanted to give you mine, coz I dont use it anymore (RavenShield all the way) but guess what...

    I can't find it...
     
  19. Un4gIvEn1

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    I'm gonna PM you my code. I bought the game when it first came out... played it for about 10 minutes. Didn't really like it much. I then bought another copy for $5 a couple years ago (my mother owns an auction and she had LOTS of them). Let me know if you have any problems with it. You shouldn't because I have never used it to go online.
     
  20. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    /me looks for HL CD that I never used