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The Ship Source Dedicated Server not starting

I am trying to run a srcds for The Ship game from Linux (Debian v8). It is downloaded and all the files seem to be there, but whenever I try to run ~/servers/ship/srcds_run -game ~/servers/ship/ship ...
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Why does Minecraft keep crashing in Ubuntu 14.04?

I just installed Minecraft on my Ubuntu system using the Minecraft Installer Peeps PPA. When Minecraft finished downloading and was launched, it crashed and this is what I got: ---- Minecraft ...
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Next Car Game Demo not working

I am trying to get the next car game demo for my computer. After I do everything, the shortcut has not been created and when I try to open up the game, there is an error that says: The program can't ...
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Dragon age Inquisition not responding with controller?

I'm using a PS3 controller plugged into my computer with an emulator to let me play it as a Xbox controller. It's all fine and dandy on other games, but the moment I switch to controller on Dragon Age ...
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Counter Strike 1.6 crashes when patching with UCP

I've installed Counter Strike 1.6 and when I open it; it works just fine. However when I attempt to patch it with UCP it shows this: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application ...
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How to stop TF2 from crashing when attempting to play Invasion maps?

I can play and host other maps just fine, but whenever I try to play the 2015 Halloween event, Invasion, the map loads to about 80% and then hl2.exe crashes. I made sure to have enough free RAM and ...
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“Your connection to matchmaking servers is not reliable” message on CS:GO?

When ever I try and connect to a Counter Strike: Global Offensive (casual or comp) game it gives me this message: Your connection to matchmaking servers is not reliable. How can I fix this?
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How to run Mortal Kombat X on laptop with two video cards?

I have Intel Graphics and GT 540m. Apparently game at the start chooses integrated graphic card and message pops out "Your video card or drivers do not meet minimum system requirements". I set global ...
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Heroes VII memory usage > 8Gb issue

When I try to run Heroes VII on My PC it runs out of physical memory during game load (even before it gets to the game main menu) and windows stop responding until finally crash. Sys: intel i7 / 8Gb ...
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Why won't GTA won't save my progress in story mode?

My son has played GTA on this console for a couple of years with no problems. I set up my own character recently and it has never once saved my progress. I have passed the first couple of missions ...
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Yandere Simulator download problem

I am trying to download the newest update for Yandere Simulator. I have downloaded and extracted the files to my desktop. I get this error when I try to play. There should be 'YanSimOctober8th_Data' ...
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Why does Rambo Arcade's light gun work? [closed]

As we all know by now, light gun games that worked on a CRT TV do not work on a plasma or LCD screen. However, in recent years an arcade game based on Rambo was released: ...
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How do I take a screenshot in a game? [closed]

I've been playing a lot of games, and people are asking me to take a screenshot and post it on here. How do you do that?
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How to reinstall Terraria on Steam

I recently added unsupported files to my Terraria and edited my files. This was a error on my part because now Terraria won't load. I have no way to fix this and am not good enough at file ...
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“Proxy lost connection to the server” error when attempting to connect to server

Every time I try to connect to any server. I always get either, [Proxy] lost connection to the server, or a existing connection was forcibly closed by a remote host. I can't join any server! Can ...
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Minecraft 1.8.8 gives error “Couldn't initialize twitch stream”?

I don't need twitch, so what do I do when this pops up? 24-09-15 21:22:38: Starting Launcher... 24-09-15 21:22:38: Online mode... 24-09-15 21:22:38: Checking Minecraft for updates... 24-09-15 ...
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Grand Theft Auto V exited unexpectedly - Rockstar edition

Hi after downloading GTAV from the social club plus all the updates I am receiving the error "Grand Theft Auto V exited unexpectedly". My Asus ROG G751JY specs are: Intel® Core™ i7 4860HQ /4710HQ ...
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Wii remotes disconnect as soon as I enter a channel

I own a original USA rvl-001 wii unmodded. Original motion+ controllers. They sync fine at the health and safety message. They work for long periods if I stay in the wii menu or settings page. But if ...
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Is Internet needed to play games on the PS4?

My cousin wants a PS4 for his birthday but he doesn't have Internet in his home. My friend said Internet is needed, but I heard that it's not. If my cousin only wants to play games locally, will he ...
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LWJGL games crash with EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION

I have this problem in almost all games that use Java/LWJGL, like Minecraft, 3079 -- Block Action RPG, and 3089 -- Futuristic Action RPG. Computer specifications OS: Windows 8.1 x64 CPU: Intel ...
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Pokemon Platinum HM Glitch

In Pokemon Platinum, my game always makes a weird black thing on the screen whenever I use an HM. This is not part of the usual HM move animation. I bought this game new, and it continues to do this ...
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Japanese text in Windows game won't display correctly

I tried to play Action Mogura, a Japanese freeware game, on Windows 10. The game itself runs fine, but the Japanese text in the game is mangled, i.e. seemingly random characters are displayed. ...
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Typing into signs crash the game

This has been an issue since 11.0, or so. When I place a sign and I start typing, it either closes the game without saving or it shuts down my entire device (kindle fire). If one happens to work I ...
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Clash of Clans crash on boot due to different icloud/gamecenter accounts?

My sons both have clash of clans on their ipod 4s' . Both ipods are linked to my apple id which i signed up with on a device thats been gone for a few years. IT has been convenient for sharing ...
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Minecraft is Laggy and Slow

For some reason, Minecraft runs very slow. The frame rate is terrible. It takes at least five minutes for me to walk 50 blocks. My computer should be able to run Minecraft, after all, it can run a ...
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squirreltopia game screen freezes, yet audio still playing

I am trying to play squirreltopia. Then I turn on the game it goes full-screen, logo shows up and after menu loads up the game screen freezes. Audio is still working though then I click Enter, I hear ...
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Battle.net Launcher on Wine Linux - Windows Secondary Logon service error

The Battle.net Launcher (and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft) were working great for me under Wine 1.7.15 through PlayOnLinux up until a few days ago. Now whenever I start the Battle.net Launcher I ...
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Why does my copy of MGSV: TPP on PC crash during loading sequences?

While playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the game seems to crash my nVidia drivers during loading sequences (spinning gray circle in upper right). It is very frustrating, especially when ...
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How to change display brightness in Dota 2: Reborn?

So Dota 2: Reborn was rolled out just now. But I don't seem to find a brightness slider. It's very dark, especially on an IPS panel. Very hard to play. Is there a console command which can change ...
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Empire Earth Freezing in menu

I bought Empire Earth - Gold Edition on GOG last night, assuming that it would work on Windows 8. Every time I load in, I get maybe 30 seconds in the various menu screens, before the whole thing locks ...
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SD Card has valid images but wont load in Art Academy Ateiler/Home Studio

So, I loaded an image onto an SD card, hoping I could use it for a reference in Art Academy: Ateiler, but it won't load. I've tried making it any size in between 160x120 and 1024x768 pixels, it's less ...
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bit.trip runner dx9 failed to create full screen device

When i try to run bit.trip runner I get this error: "dx9 failed to create full screen device" already tried changing settings in game.cfg yet no matter what settings i use i get the same error :/ ...
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Nintendo Network Issues (3DS)

So I recently found my 3DS, but I had changed the password on my NNID (Nintendo network) before I found it. So I re-signed in with my new password, but when trying to launch an app, it shows a message ...
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How do I get around needing administrator privleges, playing Guild Wars 2 on OS X?

During the install, Guild Wars 2 required administrator privileges. Since I didn't want to give them, I installed it to another computer, and moved the files. When I run it, it again asks for root ...
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Fallout 3 crashes when updated to version 1.7?

When I install Fallout 3 and play it as it is, the game is alright, but when patch it to 1.7, I can't play it anymore. Here is the message box: fallout3.exe ordinal not found. The ordinal ...
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2DS Data Transfer

I, up until last week, owned a 2DS and had SSB4 as a download. However, the screen is damaged to the point of no functioning image. I initially thought that just popping the SD card into my new unused ...
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Why can't I join my friend's game and vice versa?

My friend and I are playing Minecraft PE, and we're trying to join each other's game. We're both on the same Wifi, and both our local server multiplayers are on. Our names won't come up for either ...
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Can't get onto my brother's server, and vice versa, across local network in Terraria

I have a similar problem to Shadow Z, in his original question. My problem differs, however, since I have already followed the instructions to set up my MQWest modem for port forwarding. I also do ...
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Exception in exception handler C&C

When I start the game(C&C Tiberium Wars) I get this error: FATAL ERROR: Exception in exception handler Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: cnc3game.dat ...
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Sudden FPS Drop in CSGO

I have been playing csgo for the past 2-3 months, it runs smoothly on my laptop without any problem, but just last week my fps suddenly dropped to around 18-22 in game, totally unplayable. I havent ...
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Dragon Age Inquisition: The Descent DLC not showing

I've finally gotten around to purchasing The Descent DLC for Dragon Age Inquisition and was pretty exited to play it this weekend. I bought it from the Origin launcher, downloaded/installed it and ...
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Unable to find Minecraft city. Did I lose it forever?

Recently, I had to re-install a Minecraft server that is hosted remotely. I backed up the "world" folder to my computer before doing the reinstall. Now that the server has been reinstalled, I have ...
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Replays refuse to open?

So, I've run into quite an interesting problem. I started up my laptop on the way to school this morning and decided to watch a replay that was saved last night. However, when I tried to open the ...
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No Audio in Dark Souls Prepare to Die edition after Windows 10 Uprade

After upgrading to Windows 10, I no longer get any audio when playing dark souls. The strange thing however, is that if I restart the game in windowed mode, audio works perfectly fine. In ...
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I cannot get ANY game to work on an old NES: potential Lock Out Chip Issue?

I recently got an old NES, the problem is I have yet to get a game to work. I know the games I have do work they've been tested in a friends NES. I've taken it apart, cleaned the contacts on the ...
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KSP: why does TrackIR crash the first time, run the second time?

I start TrackIR 4.0 software, to control a TrackIR 5 camera (KSP doesn't support TrackIR 5 software yet). Then I start KSP and load a game. When the spaceport appears, headtracking is inoperative ...
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Error in offline console game - Captain's Mode

I used the following commands for starting a captain's mode game : sv_lan 1 sv_cheats 1 dota_force_gamemode 2 map dota I usually play all pick games with my friends, but in Captains mode, there are ...
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Black screen reboot when playing certain games

Recently my PC started to get a black screen reboot in Minecraft if i join a Server or create a world. It not only happens in Minecraft it also happens to Smite and CS:GO during gameplay. I tried ...
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Multiple Strange Errors when Starting TF2 Dedicated Server

Before I ask this question, note that I am referring to a strange error in the console when starting my server, not a strange kill tracking weapon in Team Fortress 2! When I start my server, I get 2 ...
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Why are my buildings and zones completely disappearing in Cities Skylines?

I am completely new to this and have no idea of gaming lingo. I'm learning by watching 'You tube' and reading blogs, so if you are nice enough to answer my question please be kind. I'm also old. I ...