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Computer Games: Lighting Issue

I've noticed a strange issue with The Long Dark and Outlast (and I think others) where the darkness of an area will change rapidly based on whether my character can see the light source and not ...
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My PS3 controller won't turn on?

My PS3 won't fully activate unless I connect my wired controller but the controller won't turn on. It is saying this every time I turn it on: Connect the controller using a UBS cable, and then ...
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How do I minimize Dragonvale load time?

I have an iPhone 4s, and most games load pretty quick. In addition, most games load instantly once they are in memory (ie one of my last 4 or so apps loaded). In contrast, with Dragonvale I get a load ...
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Just cause 2 constantly crashes

I've just bought just cause 2 off steam. It played fine for about an hour, then it crashed. I thought nothing of it, until it crashed again ten minutes later. And again. So I looked on google and ...
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Steam game audio doesn't change to Traditional Chinese

I have tried changing the game audio settings of Portal to Traditional Chinese with no luck. Only subtitles seem to change, and that is after changing the language settings of the Steam client. The ...
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Is my GPU temperatures high? How can I lower it?

I've recently bought a Gigabyte R9 280x 3GB GDDR5 graphics card, and honestly, I'm pretty happy with it. But one thing I'm concerned is with it's temperature. After one hour or so playing, its ...
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In-game ping went up after upgrading internet speed

I have a problem with my online In-game ping. I had an ISP that gave me 3 Mbits/s and my ping was about 80 ms, then I changed my ISP and got more speed (5Mbit/s) but that made my ping went up, now I'm ...
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Battlefield 4 ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG DirectX error

I don't think I've ever been so pissed at an error in a video game before, I've been struggling with this thing for the past few days. Here is the error message I get every time Battlefield 4 ...
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Can't seem to soft reset in Pokemon?

Whenever I try to soft reset holding R + L and pressing Select or Start nothing happens. Do I have to do something to my DS or something? I have the most recent update for Omega Ruby and Alpha ...
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Problem with SEUS and MineCraft V. 1.7.10

I have been trying unsuccessfully to install SEUS for my MineCraft. I keep getting the errors "invalid program gbuffers_textured_lit" "invalid program composite" and "invalid program final" I believe ...
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Steam- Failed to start game (unknown error)

Every now and again Steam will decide to Show a unknown error popup when starting a game: "Steam- Failed to start game (unknown error)" The only way I can fix this issue is to restart Steam. This ...
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League of Legends RADS Error

Just recently, within the past 2 weeks, whenever I run the League of Legends launcher, the small splash screen pops up, stays up, and then is replaced by this window: Here are some of the fixes I've ...
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How can I fix my graphical problem in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, I have a graphical glitch where there are small purple and sometimes blue static squares all over my Minecraft screen. How could I fix this? They are roughly the size of the on-screen ...
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Dragon Age Inquisition PC Gamepad error

So I've decided to try giving my gamepad a try one night seeing as to people saying it flows a lot better. Well, after I switch it, Dragon Age doesn't seem able to recognize it for whatever reason and ...
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The game keeps freezing. Help?

Every time I try to play GTA 5, it freezes on me. I can't even get past the first mission without it doing it. I tried to uninstall and reinstall it, and the same thing still happens. I tried ...
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Minecraft EXCEPTION ACCESS VIOLATION

I understand that there are questions related to this subject already on the site but I feel mine is different as I have a different problematic frame etc.. My error is, as mentioned in the title, an ...
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I'm able to go to other towns on ACNL, but one of my friends can't visit my town?

Like the title says, I'm able to visit other towns, and other people can visit mine perfectly fine. However, a friend of mine is having trouble visiting my town. She keeps getting an error (018-0510), ...
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Minecraft 'Access Violation' error before even showing Mojang screen? (1.8.1) [duplicate]

I have been trying to play for a while, I have tried: Deleting all files and re-downloading Minecraft, Updated Java (tried newest Java 7, as well as Java 8) I just can't figure out what is ...
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Why won't Minecraft launch with mods?

I just got a new Lenovo laptop that runs Windows 8.1. My regular Minecraft launches, although when I try to launch with mods, I get the following: [10:38:03] [main/INFO] [LaunchWrapper]: Loading ...
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Will the make of wii component cables affect picture quality

I'm thinking about getting component video/audio cables for my wii, instead of the existing composite cables (run through a composite to scart adaptor), as I understand I might be able to improve ...
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GODUS crashes on startup after I've already played for a long time. Is there a way to fix this?

I've been playing GODUS for about 19 hours now, and nothing has been going wrong. Recently, when I went to start it up again, the game crashed before the cursor managed to appear or anything even ...
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Steam/Tf2 crash

After the last Team Fortress 2 update, i can't exit steam, i can't play the game, i can't uninstall the game and it seams like my account is gone: when they ask for account information(username and ...
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Fallout 3 Freezing

Can anyone tell me why Fallout 3 GOTY edition keeps freezing after playing a certain time? Already updated the video card driver. Windows updated. Using Windows XP. Display card is ATI HDI48XX series. ...
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Skyrim crashes after bethesda logo. No mods installed

So, my Skyrim crashes just after bethesda intro. Tried to disable intro and it crashed after few seconds of showing skyrim logo. I have no mods installed. I had but because it stopped working, i ...
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“Content Still Installing” for missions at War Table

I just recently got an XBOX ONE and a physical copy of DA:I which I immediately installed and began playing. After doing a few quests in The Hinterlands, I returned to the war table only to find that ...
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Minecraft Premium: “Sorry, but we couldn't connect to our servers” [duplicate]

When i try to log in to my minecraft premium account it says: Sorry, but we couldn't connect to our servers. Please make sure that you are online, and that Minecraft is not blocked. I tried ...
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Server 5gb Ram and not loading my modpack [closed]

Hello guys i got a custom mod pack with 60+ mods and a 5gb Dedicated server its a Xeon Process and it hits 45 % the memory usage and in the console it says "Java.Lang.OutOfMemory"
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problem loading Mumble-Link Minecraft (Class not found exeption)

I have been working for a couple hours setting up a mumble server and fixing up my bukkit server to work with it and after all of the work the mod required will not load in my forge. i've updated to ...
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Game hangs at the main menu while checking for downloadable content?

I just found there's a handful of free DLCs for Mass Effect 3, including an Extended Cut that supposedly fixes some issues with the ending. So, of course I downloaded and installed them as soon as I ...
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Xbox 360 turns on but nothing happens after that

I have an Xbox-360 which I only started using after a couple of years sitting in a box. When I turn it on the Xbox 360 symbol appears along with the Xbox sound. My remote flashes and after about 5 ...
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Is it possible to use an addon you're not subscribed to, regardless of the logged in user?

In Garry's Mod, we have add-ons, which are basically packed add-on files. (Might as well call them hybrid .zip or something and .vpk files mashed together) I know Garry's Mod loads zipped (regular ...
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Republic Commando (via steam) won't run properly

Wondering if anyone else has seen this. I just got Republic Commando on steam, and when I run it strange things happen. I get a black screen for a minute or two before the first splash video plays. ...
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PS4 video takes a long time to show up over HDMI

So I bought a PS4 maybe 2 weeks ago. Everything works fine except one weird thing: My PS4 is plugged to a Toshiba 720p TV, and when I turn on my PS4,then switch my TV input to PS4 , the screen flicked ...
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Is HDTV expected to lag when hooked to a computer's DVI?

I just hooked up my computer to a Sony Google TV via a DVI-to-HDMI cable and at the same time my monitor is still hooked up, so I'm on dual-display now. The video, the graphics, and the resolution all ...
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Battle.net app is stuck at “Loading account information” Linux

I was fixing another bug at baatle.net now it is done after a few days but this got at the foreground now -.- . So I start the battle.net application I enter my details and then the games tab stays on ...
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Why Won't Minecraft Let Me Play Offline?

My computer has no internet access. Every time I log in the launcher says can't connect to minecraft.net, but I'm playing offline- not online. I tried restoring my computer because I'm already logged ...
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Tomb Raider (2013) goes black

I decided to play Tomb Raider today for sense a few months ago. When i clicked play on the launcher all I got was a black screen. I have tried changing the resolution and the exclusive full screen ...
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Why are only some savegames compressed?

I've just noticed that some .ck2 savegames take more or less 10x of some others, during the same match (~45MB vs ~4.5MB). I've tried to compress them, and the bigger one compresses down to a little ...
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Magic Launcher error logging in

Hello. When I log into Minecraft it says that there is an "error connecting to servers". When I see the error log, it says: MagicLauncher 1.0.0 java.home: C:\Program Files\Java\jre7 ...
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How to take a screenshot in Dragon Age: Inquisition?

Origin doesn't have built in screenshot support. DA:I doesn't seem to have a screenshot option. I try launching from Steam but I'm not getting the Steam overlay. How best to take screenshots of Dragon ...
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PS3 Sound Problems

So my PS3 has been working for a while, but recently it started doing this thing where there is sound when it starts up, it makes the chiming sound and clicking while scrolling through the start up ...
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Steam with NFS Hot Pursuit: “Failed to contact key server” despite previous success while in offline mode

I've purchased NFS Hot Pursuit from Steam, and I was supplied a CD key and could run the game after downloading it. I was then able to run the game with Steam in offline mode, but at one point (after ...
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Minecraft 1.8 Graphics Driver Crash Windows 8 [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Windows 8, and then installed Minecraft. For some odd reason, whevenever I try to play it, it crashes and says that I must update my graphic drivers. My drivers are up to date, and ...
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How do I play Mountain on linux?

I recently bought Mountain and I can't figure out how to run it on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I emailed the developer but they haven't responded in over a week. When I downloaded the game, it came with a ...
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Error in opening Mass Effect 1 on Windows 7

Ok, so I have spent several hours troubleshooting this. This is what I get both when I open the Launcher and hit play, and when I directly open the .exe file that it claims to not be able to find. ...
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Steam thinks it's running in compatibility mode

I tried to start up Steam, but it says it is currently set to run in compatibility mode. I checked under Properties but compatibility mode is not enabled. I looked at settings for all users, but ...
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Can i use another Playstation disc drive in my PS3?

I have an older PS3 that has been giving me problems. It has recently stopped reading my game discs, so I decided to take it apart to clean the eye. Now can't get the disc drive back together! Can I ...
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How do you run Pokemon Omicron/Zeta?

Pokemon Omicron and Zeta were released in beta recently. See here. I downloaded the game, unzipped everything and double clicked the .exe but the window pops up for half a second and crashes. I have ...
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Making Minecraft run with Java 8 on OS X 10.10

When I started Minecraft for the first time after installing OS X 10.10, OS X presented me with this: This happens even after the installation of JDK 8u20, which makes it even more confusing. I ...
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Why does my Xbox 360 controller take minutes to connect?

I bought a controller with the Transforming D-Pad some time ago, and I love it. However, this controller has a growing problem, it takes minutes (around 2-3 minutes at least) to pair with the 360. If ...