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tdknox

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BoUT2 game hanging
« on: 2015-03-22 18:17:12 »
I'm playing BoUT2 on my Mac (bought from GOG) running Yosemite. I'm at the chapter in the castle. When I try to go down the stairs, I enter a dark room and find a note with directions on how to get through the crypts safely.

However, when Wilbur finishes reading the note, the "cutscene" never ends and I just get stuck. I can't continue on or do anything because the cursor never changes back from the >| arrow.

I've attached a savegame file from just before I enter the crypt.

tdknox

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Re: BoUT2 game hanging
« Reply #1 on: 2015-03-26 01:24:37 »
Hello? Does anyone from King Art read these? Am I wasting my time?

I am totally stuck. I cannot continue past this point.

This makes the game less than fun now.

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Re: BoUT2 game hanging
« Reply #2 on: 2015-03-26 14:21:12 »
Hi tdknox,

please try to play this particular scene with lower graphic settings.
You might use your old settings after bypassing this scene.


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tdknox

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Re: BoUT2 game hanging
« Reply #3 on: 2015-03-27 02:07:53 »
I dropped the resolution to 1024x768 in a window with "low" graphics and tried again. It still just hangs after Wilbur reads the note. I can open the book (menu) and I can open the inventory, but I can't actually do anything at all. I'm truly stuck here.
« Last Edit: 2015-03-27 02:11:52 by tdknox »

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Re: BoUT2 game hanging
« Reply #4 on: 2015-03-27 11:23:34 »
Just in case, please check this article:
http://www.gog.com/forum/the_book_of_unwritten_tales_series/bout2_autoupdater_did_not_work
Hopefully solves the problem, if not:

Please send our support a ticket with the description of your issue.
Add the version numer of the game as well.
https://kingartgames.freshdesk.com


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Re: BoUT2 game hanging
« Reply #5 on: 2015-06-26 11:27:53 »
Same here. Is there still no generic solution for this problem? The link to the forum article about the auto updater was not helpful, the auto updater is working fine.

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Re: BoUT2 game hanging
« Reply #6 on: 2015-10-19 12:56:36 »
I found a solution - it is really simple.

Running the DRM-free GNU/Linux version under 64bit Arch with open source AMD driver (xf86-video-ati) the error occured for me too. The BoUT2 patcher worked fine the first time I started the game (last week, patched game from 1.0.0 to 1.0.3, I had to mount parts of /tmp under another directory because while updating it needs ~9GB free space there).
I tried several graphics-settings fullscreen and windowed and bypassing the launcher but nothing worked. I downloaded the steam version, started (savegames were found automatically) and the error did not appear!
I diffed the data directories (steam has more languages) and I got an access error for one file (in the DRM-free version):
BOUT2DIR/data/episode_05/Animations/e05c02/castle_labyrinth.data - the file has no rights at all
A simple chmod u+rw BOUT2DIR/data/episode_05/Animations/e05c02/castle_labyrinth.data fixed the error.
I think the rights are missing in the mac version too...