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Got it to work
by Rob Knop on Sunday November 7th 2010, 18:09
I needed the right combination of patches from EA plus "no disk" cracks. The no disk crack I tried on the version I had didn't work. However, when I downloaded the EA updater and updated to the latest version (1.17.something), I was able to find a cracked version of TS3.exe and TSLHost.dll that works without the disk.
I guess I'm the stooge for actually *buying* the game instead of pirating a version that would have worked in the first place...