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io.netty.channel.ConnectTimoutException when connecting to Mineplex

While connecting to Mineplex, I was randomly kicked after logging in to the server, and I got this error messge: I tried all the IPs (216.104.43.122, us.mineplex.com, eu.mineplex.com, and ...
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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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Why does Pokémon Gold sometimes delete my save data? [duplicate]

I purchased Pokémon Gold, second hand, but it keeps deleting its save data at random intervals. I started playing it the other day, and when I came back a day later, found that the data had been ...
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Social Club Store not loading

I've recently purchased GTA V on Steam. I was playing the game and I had decided that I wanted to buy in-game money (with real money). However, when I clicked the checkout button I got stuck with a ...
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Stuck at “Kill aliens” in “All Hands On Deck”

While playing through The Kinzie Gambit's second half, All Hands on Deck, I get reproducibly stuck at the section where you board the enemy ship and are told to clear up a bunch of enemies (video). ...
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GTA IV not using my Nvidia GPU

I just got GTA IV for PC. I'm currently playing it on an Asus N550JK-DS71T. I can launch the game and start it up without any problems, save the fact that the game is using my integrated GPU instead ...
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Batman Arkham City doesn't launch on Windows

I've just installed Batman: Arkham City GOTY from Steam for the first time. Immediately after launching the game I'm getting a "has stopped working" crash, with the details "APPCRASH" for ...
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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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Portal 2 “Skips frames”

On my MBP mid 2012, I experience some weird lag I never experienced before. On the title screen and in-game, the game runs normally. However every 5 seconds, the sound cuts off and the game freezes ...
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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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Screen shakes/rubberbands on fullscreen

I'm having a weird problem playing the game Outlast on fullscreen. It's not exactly low fps, not exactly screen tearing, and not exacting stuttering. Rather it's almost a combination of all 3. The ...
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Unable to import save file in Witcher 2 and 3

I am having a problem with importing the save files from the Witcher games. I purchased both games from GOG, but I am not able to play my save files. I get the option of importing my save file but ...
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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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Fallout Shelter closes after being open for a few seconds

On my iPad, Fallout Shelter opens normally and stays open for about four seconds. Then it kicks itself out of the program back to regular screen. It doesn't stay open long enough to try to do anything ...
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How can I choose which monitor a game starts on?

Currently I am using a three-monitor setup, based on a GeForce GTX 680 graphics card: 3D monitor for gaming and work. Secondary monitor for work only. TV for watching movies and sometimes playing ...
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How to fix stuttering with AMD Catalyst 11.5 when Vsync is enabled?

Searching on Google for terms Radeon, Vsync and Stuttering gets a lot of results of people documenting the problem (not just with 11.5, but going a few years back too). But I couldn't find any ...
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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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Pkhex not loading 'main' in Wine?

Pkhex doesn't load my Alpha Sapphire save for some reason. Pkhex doesn't support Linux natively and thus needs to be run through Wine, could this be caused by Wine? I'm using oothax to get ftbrony ...
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Don't Starve getting VERY Choppy framerate

All right, let me tell you what I know so far. Enabling Vsync and Triple Buffering may help, but my AMD VISION menu doesn't allow me to do that. This game played PERFECTLY on this laptop before, but ...
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Sometimes can't connect to server

I have a server hosted locally on my PC and both I and my wife can usually connect to it just fine, but sometimes, after we close the game and leave the server on, later neither of us can join it ...
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Can't start game (app already running)

I just installed TF2 and launched it. A steam pop-up said the app already was running. That weird because I haven't played it on that computer. There is no task called team fortress 2, and the game ...
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Pc is squeaking while playing Minecraft?

Every time I open Minecraft my computer starts squeaking a little. Did anyone of you have a similar problem or have a clue what could be the problem? This kind of behavior only occurs when playing ...
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Why does my Minecraft launcher not launch the game?

Some background: Slightly over a month ago, Minecraft suddenly stopped working on my computer. There was no strange behavior of any kind prior to that. I have tried a couple of usual fixes, such as ...
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Minecraft Incompatible Heap Sizes?

I changed my Java XMX to have 2GB of RAM because I hate the lag I'm getting, but I get a strange error message: Error occurred during initialization of VM Incompatible minimum and maximum heap sizes ...
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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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Roblox Launch Error Macintosh

Today I tried to join a game on ROBLOX, but failed in doing so. It gave me an error along these lines ROBLOX cannot connect to the internet After trying other games, reinstalling, restarting ...
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Frame skips in Jetpack Joyride?

I have been playing Jetpack Joyride for a while on my iPod, but suddenly one day it started freezing on frames. I have timed it, and it happens on every other second, the game will freeze for a beat ...
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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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How can I get my XBox 360 data off of a RROD console?

My older-style XBox finally died with the Red Ring Of Death (RROD). It has an external hard drive attached. The newer XBox 360s don't support that style of hard drive? I guess I could get another old ...
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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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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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Witcher 3 crashes every few minutes

I just got Witcher 3 and was so excited to play it, but I can't enjoy it. The game crashes every few minutes (around 5 minutes) without a warning. I'm playing it on highest graphics but as it runs ...
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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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Crash at the beginning of Season 2

I have installed The Walking Dead season 2 on a freshly-reinstalled Windows machine, but I can't get past the beginning - I don't have any previous saves, so the story gets generated. Then there is a ...
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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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TF2 dedicated LAN server not found in game’s server browser

I’m running a dedicated Team Fortress 2 server on my LAN to which I can connect through my TF2 client’s console. However, it does not show in my TF2 client’s server browser. When I go to Servers > ...
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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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Skyrim randomly closed

I have the USP installed (unofficial Skyrim patch). As I was taking over Fort Greenwall I got the achievement but then as soon as that popped up the game just closed suddenly. No error message, ...
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How can I be running out of address space on my 64-bit system?

Supreme Commander seems to crash for almost everyone when set to max settings. The general consensus is that the game is hitting the 2GB address space limit on Windows. The quick fix is to increase ...
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Minecraft Server - Same Network -> Brother can't connect

We've been able to get this to work before but now that we've come back after a few months, my brother is no longer able to connect to my minecraft server. I am not doing a LAN server because my ...
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Skylanders Trap Team 2-Player Mode Difficulties (Wii U)

Lately I am having issues getting my son's game to allow a second player in Skylanders Trap Team (Wii U version). My controllers work (no low batteries or anything), are synced to the system properly ...
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I cant see any servers on cs go

I click refresh on the server list, I have re-downloaded the game multiple times, and I have also reset the filters, but still no servers appear to be available. However, there are 4 servers on my ...
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Crusader Kings 2 crashes on certain date

Hi, so I'm playing CK2 as Croatia, and all of a sudden, on the 21st of March 1120, my game unexpectedly disappears and my desktop appears. I have searched the web for solutions, and all I can find is ...
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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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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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Connecting a Wii to a HD TV using coloured pins

This is the back of my Philips LED HD TV: The sockets are dark blue, yellow and aqua-blue. My Wii has Red, White and Yellow pins. I have tried all combinations of connecting the Pins in different ...
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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 ...