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by ThornXBL
Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

Hopefully this helps troubleshoot it some more: I noticed that even when I use my old authkey file to play the full game, the Steam Authentication notice in the upper left still says Failed. This also applies to all 3 of my friends I have played with this week on Steam. We were all able to sucessful...
by ThornXBL
Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:35 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

Basically, it looks like whatever Introversion did last May that fixed this issue for myself and others, needs to be done again.
by ThornXBL
Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

Hello, Just thought id add to the issues here. New build on windows on a new build PC. Downloaded Steam and Defcon and I'm getting the same error. Deleted auth key once started up as a demo user and still getting the same problem. Awesome game, but to be honest, I paid for it and i'd like to play t...
by ThornXBL
Sat May 15, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

Those of you experiencing this problem, could you please do a test for us? We may have a temporary workaround. - Go to your Steam Defcon folder (something like H:\games\Steam\steamapps\common\defcon), and delete the authkey file - Run defcon in steam - You should see the Steam authentication dialog...
by ThornXBL
Sat May 15, 2010 3:31 am
Forum: Introversion News
Topic: Steam Defcon beta testers required
Replies: 71
Views: 68209

Just so I'm clear; this update has not been released yet, right? Because there's a growing number of us that just recently purchased DEFCON on Steam but can't play due to the AuthKey issues (http://forums.introversion.co.uk/defcon/viewtopic.php?t=7256)
by ThornXBL
Sat May 15, 2010 3:18 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

I filled out the contact form on IV's site, and sent them a note to their twitter feed.

I feel bad cuz i convinced a friend to buy the game with me yesterday, and now we are both out $10. =/
by ThornXBL
Sat May 15, 2010 2:54 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

The last Steam Support response just told me to talk to Introversion. They can't help me.
by ThornXBL
Sat May 15, 2010 12:41 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

This is what I get in the Debug log after a fresh uninstall/reinstall/run: Defcon 1.43 steam built Jul 2 2007 Parsing archive main.dat...DONE WinSock started Client listening on port 5011 Parsing Coastline data (1776 islands) : 51ms Parsing International data (2753 islands) : 23ms Pa...
by ThornXBL
Sat May 15, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Steam Authentication Failed
Replies: 58
Views: 38169

I am sorry for adding to an already extensive list... But I am having the same problem with authentication keys, I bought this game a day ago on the 13th May through steam and I have tried all of the solutions posted here to no avail. I understand that the authentication servers go down from time t...

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