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Can't get the game to run

Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:05 am
by draconian139
Hi, I just purchased this on steam and cannot get the game to run correctly.

System specs:
OS:Windows 7 64bit
RAM:8GB
CPU:i5-2310(2.9GHz, quad core)
GPU:Radeon HD6870

Initially it was giving me a Set Display Mode error so I did a few quick google searches and determined that this is usually caused when the resolution is set below 1024x768, which shouldn't be an issue since mine is 1920x1080. I also tried switching to a number of lower resolutions(though still equal to or higher than 1024x768) but this did not solve the problem. After looking here and attempting to change these settings I determined that setting safe mode to 1 instead of 0 would allow the game to launch, unfortunately that's as far as it will get as none of the buttons(new game, how to play, etc.) do anything. I also tried setting ForceFallback to 0 as it seems to have worked for some people but this didn't help either.

Here's the debug reports for when safe mode is 0:
Debug.txt:
"----DEBUG FILE----
Windows Vista detected
WARNING - > invalid desktop resoltuion
"

Drawdebug.txt:
"Initialising Direct Draw
Attempting fullscreen mode
Creating Context at 768 1024 32
D3DXCreateContext failed, HRESULT was (-931722301)D3DXERR_INVALIDMODE
Attempting Fallback Init
SetDisplayMode
DDERR_UNSUPPORTED
"
Here's the debug reports when safemode is set to 1:
Debug.txt:
"----DEBUG FILE----
Windows Vista detected
WARNING - > invalid desktop resoltuion
Error! You are using an old version of FMOD 00041601. This program requires 00042600
"
DrawDebug.txt:
"
Initialising Direct Draw
Forcing to safe mode, fullscreen not stable
Attempting windowed mode
Creating Context at 768 1024 32
context created
Device obtained
backbuffer obtained
Driver: AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series \ Microsoft Direct3D Hardware Transform and Lighting acceleration capable device
VidMem: 701 MB
Texture created : data/bitmaps\fonts\tahoma12.dds
tahoma12.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\fonts\verdana12.dds
verdana12.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\fonts\verdanabold16.dds
verdanabold16.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\fonts\arial16.dds
arial16.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\fonts\arialbold16.dds
arialbold16.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\fonts\arialbold20.dds
arialbold20.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\fonts\tahoma30.dds
tahoma30.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\title.bmp
title.bmp
Texture created : data/bitmaps\button.dds
button.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\button_h.dds
button_h.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\spark_red.dds
spark_red.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\spark2.dds
spark2.dds
Texture created : data/bitmaps\spark.dds
spark.dds
loadscreen.jpg
"

Couple notes about the debug reports: I'm certain that I have Windows 7 despite the game consistently viewing it as Vista. I'm also certain that FMOD is current, though I can't see that being an issue anyways as the music from the game seems to be playing fine on the title screen. All the errors seem to be video/resolution based. Drivers for my graphics card are up to date as well. Pretty puzzled by all of this, would definitely appreciate any help.

Re: Can't get the game to run

Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:41 pm
by jeffryfisher
Ignore the FMOD version error; everyone gets that