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Legacy_bussinrounds

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Game crashes after i die and load the save in MP
« on: February 22, 2011, 08:46:01 pm »


                  The title basically says it all.  I am playing multiplayer with a buddy
online and when one of us dies, and i (the party leader) go to load the
game, my game crashes to desktop and my buddy is sent to the main
menu.        

We are playing the pool of radiance module.

We also seem to be getting alot of strange crashes, like anytime we alt tab.

I was reading on here about some problems with running it on 7.............

I have the  Good old games version.  Does that make any difference because i
am running on windows 7 x64 ?   I've had no problems other than the
ones listed.

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

  ( i'm actually the friend he referred to.  Just copying and pasting his thread here so it gets seen )
               
               

               
            

Legacy_SHOVA

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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2011, 10:01:13 pm »


               try a different mod. If it only happens in the pool of radiance mod, then the answer probably lies in the mod on death event.



I would also guess that your buddy is not running the mod on NWN server, but through NWN main. Run it on NWN server.
               
               

               
            

Legacy_Angelzbl0od

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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2011, 01:07:19 am »


               if we run the nwserver.exe then we cannot save either way and when i try to alt tab out of the game to get to the nwserver screen the game crashes so i cannot save then



and with nwserver running we cannot reload if one of our party members goes down

that is what we are trying to accomplish
               
               

               
            

Legacy_Lightfoot8

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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2011, 02:19:24 am »


               Have you enabled windows mode in your .ini file



Under [ Display Options] in nwn.ini make sure you have

AllowWindowedMode=1



also make sure that the resoultion of the desk top os better then the resolution you are running the game in.



As far as going back to a saved spot.   Why.   Just let the other player come in as a DM and raise him.   Or log out then back in.   Your character will get saved when he logs out.  In a lot of games when they log back in they are at full HP.
               
               

               
            

Legacy_Angelzbl0od

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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2011, 02:52:52 am »


               no i dont want to play in windowed mode and we want to load because one of the npc's in our party went down........... we do not wish to respawn him we just want to load before he died and try again..........



we are not trying to play like a PW we are trying to play through the pool of radience like you would through a coop story.........



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Legacy_Lightfoot8

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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2011, 03:13:05 am »


               As stated in the other thread on GOG.  It is safer to switch between windows mode and fullscreen then it is to just hop out of the game useing alt-tab.  If you are running the server by your client and alt tab out you also stop the server. That will also cause problems.  The Standalone server is a safer option here also.   You can even set the standalone up to save the game every x minutes.
               
               

               
            

Legacy_SHOVA

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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2011, 03:35:33 am »


               Without running in NWN server, your going to run in to problems in multi-player. That is why there is a NWN server program. The mod you are playing could be set up for multi play in a couple of hours in the toolset. (probably less) As of now, it is ment to be a solo play mod. So you are fighting the mod, and NWN by hosting for MP via the NWN main. You can save via NWN server, in fact you can set it to save automaticaly every minute if you wish. Once saved, you can load up the sdaved mod from NWN server, it lets you see saved games as well as the Mods in the Mod folder.



Window mode is the prefered method to switch screens, and in window mode you can still play full screen.



               
               

               
            

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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2011, 05:08:40 am »


               Just some advice - scheduling your server to save the game every minute would be extremely disruptive to the game play experience... probably, if you're going to do that, set it for 15 or 30 minute intervals.

Or don't set the auto-save and do it manually.