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Offline suliman

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Crashes when entering battlescape
« on: June 19, 2010, 10:48:31 pm »
Hi
It crashes when entering battlescape (almost every time but some time it doesnt). If i run scirmish it goes back to menu, if i enter battle from campaign it crashes to desktop. No message at all.

I run vista 7 64 bits. I try to run in comp. mode for win xp, try to remove all graphical effects etc. but no difference.

Any known fix? I didnt have this problem with 2.2 ver.

Erik

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2010, 11:24:39 pm »
Any known fix?

For the fix, we need to know what the problem is. How does it crash? to desktop, to menu or so?

Check ufoconsole.log if there is any useable info (upload it here maybe).

I would also suggest starting it from command line, but not sure how the windows version works...

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2010, 08:06:30 am »
This I state in my post, first line.
It crashes to desktop from campaign battlescape (no message, just goes to desktop)
It crashes to menu from skirmish battlescape (no message)

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2010, 01:19:33 pm »
Soooo noone knows? Game is not much playable if you cannot use battlescape.

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2010, 01:27:05 pm »
Check ufoconsole.log if there is any useable info (upload it here maybe).

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2010, 05:22:50 pm »
Hi
It crashes when entering battlescape (almost every time but some time it doesnt). If i run scirmish it goes back to menu, if i enter battle from campaign it crashes to desktop. No message at all.

After you changed video settings, did you restart the game?

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2010, 07:48:02 pm »
after disabling all graphical effect AND restarting, the crashes disappears :)

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2010, 11:28:27 pm »
Same on my PC. - ufoconsole.log attached. - I hope you could find something.
Kind Regards ND

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2010, 11:31:11 pm »
Same on my PC. - ufoconsole.log attached. - I hope you could find something.
Kind Regards ND

Bug#3019699 ERROR: Unknown model type in R_DrawEntities entity chain: 0

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2010, 10:53:08 am »
i've got the same error. i tryed some different settings but anything helps -.- my pc is an windows xp with an Geforce 8600GT. i prefer to run this with ubuntu but the download is offline.

i added the ufo log and waits for a quick help and a fix^^^^

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Re: Crashes when entering battlescape
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2010, 08:40:08 pm »
I had the same problem, and scoured the boards for fixes.  Turns out there are a lot of threads about this problem.  I found this thread the most helpful: http://ufoai.ninex.info/forum/index.php?topic=4988.0

One important thing is to restart the game after any graphics change.  I started to panic when the fixes didnt work, and gave up.  Later I fired up the game again to see if I'd get lucky, and sure enough I havent had the problem since.

Another note, the Ufoconsole.log is a pain to find (at least with Vista).  The AppData folder is hidden by default, I had to log in Administrator mode, change Folders to view all.  Also strangely, the Ufoconsole.log did not show the crash, only a switch to Team (1), then nothing.  It may be that it doesnt catch all the crashes.

Anyways I hope this helps, I think there should be a consolidated thread for this problem as it seems to be a common bug.