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"Could not start this game" - 3/26/2010 12:25:03 AM   
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I tried to create a small game, but when it came time to start the game, this came up.

Now it could be down to my installation issue, so I will uninstall and reinstall tomorrow and post back - so don't lose any sleep over it. But I was going to say, I was able to start a Tutorial and also a Quick Start game...so I'm wondering if it was tied to the parameters I set for the game??




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RE: "Could not start this game" - 3/26/2010 12:26:48 AM   
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Be sure to install the 1.0.1 patch JudgeDredd - this patch should resolve the issue you're seeing.

http://www.matrixgames.com/products/379/downloads/Distant.Worlds

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RE: "Could not start this game" - 3/26/2010 12:27:38 AM   
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Whilst I'm here, I did change a few parameters in my selection and was able to Start a New Game...so it seems it was a parameter issue.

I did change a couple of parameters and try again and it failed, and again and it failed. Third time worked - unfortunately I wasn't totally convinced it was linked to the parameters, so wasn't paying too much attention

I'll have to get back to you tomorrow about which parameter seemed to make the difference - I changed about 3 or 4 and all of a sudden I was able to create a game.

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RE: "Could not start this game" - 3/26/2010 12:29:06 AM   
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Will do - wasn't aware there was a patch aready :-)

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RE: "Could not start this game" - 3/26/2010 3:53:41 PM   
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Well, I installed the patch and tried again (with the same parameters that I discovered the error with I think) and it was fine. I guess the patch fixe it.

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RE: "Could not start this game" - 3/26/2010 10:36:18 PM   
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It turns out it was the patch that fixed this issue. I was trying to use Xenox as the race and this is fixed in the patch

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RE: "Could not start this game" - 3/26/2010 10:43:20 PM   
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Thanks for the confirmation on that, Judge.

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