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    Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

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    spookytooth

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    Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by spookytooth on Sun Jun 28, 2015 2:04 pm

    Hi

    I'm having a problem with a T80 mission where you have to attack the Berestovaya River and Taranovka. I got knocked out but when I try to get back to the Main Menu the sim crashes back to the desktop. When I reload the sim I'm put back to the same mission option and not the Main Menu. Whatever I do if I select the Main Menu, Restart Mission, Abort Mission etc. it crashes.

    When I restart the game from the desktop this box opens up whilst it's loading. I've tried using the Pause and selecting other other options in this box but I still go back to the bugged mission



    I'm using SSM 1.0
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    I'd be grateful of any suggestions to get back to normal operation!
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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by frinik on Sun Jun 28, 2015 2:16 pm

    I think I know what's happening. When you see that box popping up click on the common option.You should see 2 sub options opening up. The top one is called local server .Just click on it and your game will launch. You should not have crash issues anymore.
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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by Barcelona Blom on Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:01 pm

    I think that's the answer as well - the game launcher isn't the most intuitive piece of software ever written, it frustrated me a lot at first Wink
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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by spookytooth on Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:41 pm

    Brilliant - that worked a treat guys! Thanks very much. I've no idea how that started as things have been running perfectly before scratch

    Anyway, great stuff. Thanks again for your quick replies Very Happy

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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by lockie on Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:00 pm

    spookytooth wrote:When I restart the game from the desktop this box opens up whilst it's loading. I've tried using the Pause and selecting other other options in this box but I still go back to the bugged mission
    There are two methods how to get rid off the annoying box menu.
    Method N1.
    1. Delete/rename the next file:
    ...Steel Fury - Kharkov 1942\root\default.engcfg

    Method N2.
    1. Open with Notepad the next file:
    ...Steel Fury - Kharkov 1942\root\default.engcfg
    2. find entry: auto_start=10.00;
    3. make a change: auto_start=0.00;
    4. Save

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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by spookytooth on Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:35 pm

    That's great - thanks again for your help lockie! Just need to hide the Lighthouse intro vid now and it'll be perfect!
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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by lockie on Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:03 pm

    spookytooth wrote:That's great - thanks again for your help lockie!
    U're welcome Smile

    Just need to hide the Lighthouse intro vid now and it'll be perfect!
    This intro video should be located in the folder:
    ...\data\k42\loc_rus\videos

    But I don't remember which one.
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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by spookytooth on Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:13 pm

    Ok I'll check that out when I get home. Thank you again Wink

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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by Tanker on Wed Jul 01, 2015 6:27 pm

    it's "intro.ogg"

    I just made a copy of it and renamed the original file and presto, no more lighthouse intro.

    Thanks for the info to get rid of that box Lockie. Worked great.
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    Re: Stuck in Mission - then sim crashes

    Post by KurtTank on Sat Jul 11, 2015 10:23 pm

    Yes, thank you for the info on getting rid of the box and the annoying lighthouse intro!

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