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I just downloaded Urban Terror and for some reason it won't launch on my Mac. The icon appears in the dock for a second and then quits itself.

EDIT: I am running Mac OS X version 10.6.5 and Urban Terror version 4.1

EDIT2: I just ran Urban Terror from the Terminal and this is the error I get:

ioQ3 1.35urt macosx-i386 Dec 19 2007
----- FS_Startup -----
Going through search path...

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0 files in pk3 files
Sys_Error: Couldn't load default.cfg
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Which version of Urban Terror is that, and which version of OSX? –  Danny Staple Jan 17 '11 at 11:25
    
@Danny I edited my question accordingly. –  Mark Szymanski Jan 17 '11 at 11:25
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0 files in pk3 files

The game's search path is incorrect, as you might have guessed. Apparently, in your case, it is empty -- thus, no game files are found and the game cannot launch.

Since there is no configuration file I can find for the search path, I have to guess it looks in the current directory. cd into the game's folder, launch it from there and then try again.


After some chat discussion, we found out that you didn't fully install the game, but only copied the ioUrbanTerror.app folder. At least a few other files are required: the q3ut4 folder (which contains the actual game data) and the qkey file at the very least are also needed.

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