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ARK: Survival Ascended keeps crashing with LowLevelFatalError (error DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED with Reason: DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG)

After lots of crashes and investigations with Hanli, we finally discovered that the cause of the crash was Microsoft Teams. Every time we played, we were on a Microsoft Teams call with each other. And ...
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Any way to lock the keyboard and mouse on the host computer when streaming a game on Steam?

For the keyboard, there is this application. It was originally as an AutoHotKey script turned into an executable. Conveniently, they also include the AutoHotKey script in the .zip, so you can either ...
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ARK: Survival Ascended keeps crashing with LowLevelFatalError (error DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED with Reason: DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG)

This usually is related to your graphics device crashing. I would try updating your driver first. I found one Reddit post with a similar error. The Reddit post links to a YouTube video where you ...
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How does the inventory drop system work in Banana?

The drop system has two timers: A regular drop and a rare drop timer. When a timer is empty and the game is open, it'll drop an item from the respective pool and reset it to 3 and 18 hours ...
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Why is a game's minor update on Steam (e.g., New World) ~15 GB to download?

Short answer: File systems are too slow for use in games. So you need to store all data in large files. It is complicated to perform and manage patches to existing large files. Its much easier to just ...
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Why is a game's minor update on Steam (e.g., New World) ~15 GB to download?

In addition to the issues mentioned by galactic ninja, and speaking as a developer. It's often far easier to just reissue all of the files for a new build of a game than it is to effectively generate ...
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Why is a game's minor update on Steam (e.g., New World) ~15 GB to download?

The size of game updates, even for minor patches, can indeed be surprisingly large. Developers from Fatshark, the studio behind Warhammer: Vermintide 2 and Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, have provided ...
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How can I tell what's included in a Steam special edition?

Normally for special editions (eg: digital delux, etc, there is a button underneath to view what is included in it.) However, for this specific game if you look lower on the steam page, there is a ...
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How to fix the "Steam unable to sync" error?

If someone else runs into this, tried everything and nothing worked... go to your local save game folder, in my example I'll use Rogue Legacy 2. For example, I went to %USERPROFILE% \AppData\LocalLow\...
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Dark Souls 3 controller not working

Just adding this for good measure: Settings were as described by the other solution, but for me it made a difference on what USB port I was using (all usb3)
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Autonauts on Debian 11: how to make it work with Proton?

Per ProtonDB, you can switch Proton to Experimental and set the launch options to PROTON_USE_WINED3D11=1 %command%
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