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Games that just don't ******* work

#1
I have two games I really want to get into, but can't because they won't launch.

IL2 Cliffs of Dover

DCS A10C Warthog

COD just gives me an egg timer thingy for 2 minutes. Then nothing.

A10 telles me an .ini file is missing.


Now I've posted on many games forums and all possible solutions have failed. un-install, re-install, un-install/turn off AV software and re-install. remove any adobe software and re-install. Use Steam or Yu-Play servers, run as admin. Install in default directory. Install in different directory.

Nothing works

I've even written to PC Pilot, who suggested all of the above. Again.
I've e-mailed steam support. No reply.

A tenner for H4H who can get me in a Hurricane brassing up a Heinkel over the Cliffs of Dover with their advice.
Another tenner for H4H who can get me in a 'hog and bombing virtual commie assholes

RSVP
 
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PrinceAlbert

Guest
#2
Download the correct ini file for your OS, and drop it where it's needed (which is sometimes the hardest part)
 
#4
Download the correct ini file for your OS, and drop it where it's needed (which is sometimes the hardest part)
Do you know where I can find it?

Oddly enough, I have other DCS products, Blackshark and Lock-On Flaming Cliffs 2, both run without a glitch (but the latter one has a problem with 'Bitching Betty' who talks in Russian. This I can sort by swapping some files around one day)

Could the correct ini file be in those?
 
#9
Are you shitting me? Google the name of the .ini file, and the OS, and download.

eg. "fukwit.ini win7 download" and look at the results.
No. I'm not. Tried that first time around.

I have found a new forum exclusively for DCS products, but I'm having to trawl through loads of geek posts hoping that someone has had the same problem as me, and hoping that someone else found a solution for same.

Maybe I'm the only person who has ever had this problem.
 
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MrsBee

Guest
#11
My sims3 won't work :( I like killing them of in house fires an making them have affairs and watching the little people fight!
 
#12
Many years ago I played a ww2 game as the Germans. It had a severe glitch in it, after I over ran France, I was able to build airfields in the UK and carry out the blitz from a much shorter distance.
 

maguire

LE
Book Reviewer
#13
I had a problem with COD 4 - refused to launch till I connected a USB 5.1 headset, then ran perfectly. had a problem with Lock On (from the makers of A-10, I believe) - wouldnt launch at all, till I right-clicked and tried 'run as admin'. then worked fine.
 
#14
Do you know where I can find it?

Oddly enough, I have other DCS products, Blackshark and Lock-On Flaming Cliffs 2, both run without a glitch (but the latter one has a problem with 'Bitching Betty' who talks in Russian. This I can sort by swapping some files around one day)

Could the correct ini file be in those?
There should be English setting for betty. It was same for Lomac. What's the missing ini file ? The problem rings a bell when I used to play IL2 FB.

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#15
There should be English setting for betty. It was same for Lomac. What's the missing ini file ? The problem rings a bell when I used to play IL2 FB.

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I'll have a look when i get home. I've never had any probs with IL2 and currently play IL2 1946 with the most up to patches. Still my favourite game for a dogfight.
 
#16
I'll have a look when i get home. I've never had any probs with IL2 and currently play IL2 1946 with the most up to patches. Still my favourite game for a dogfight.
I used to fly IL2 every weekend in a massive campaign usually until 3-4 in the morning. IL2 FB lacked a certain something that IL2 had, but the choice of planes was and still is amazing. Last time I played it my joystick burnt out haven't touched flight sim since.

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