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#1 Seelie

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Posted 19 November 2002 - 01:33 AM

System: win 2000 (don't know version)
Duron 950, 256 meg RAM, nVidia Vanta2 graphics card.

Version of game: one downloaded from this site.

About 1/10th of the time the first soldier steps off the ramp of a landing craft the game crashes me back to the desktop. Only the first soldier of the game. If I restore a game during a combat mission, it can happen the first time a soldier goes up the ramp, up or down stairs, etc. Never a problem with flying suits or hover tanks, just on foot. Oh, and can trigger off the grounded tanks too.

I also crash to desktop about once every 30 times I select end turn and very rarely at random events in the geoscape (seems timed to windows poping up). Anyone have any ideas? Right now I just save a lot. But it's still annoying.

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Posted 08 December 2002 - 08:54 PM

Let me know if you fix this. I'm having the same problem!

#3 Guest_Devin_*

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Posted 11 December 2002 - 02:42 AM

I am also having this exact same problem and investigating the cause.
Maybe we can add some debugging info to the xcom fix/loader exe file.

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Posted 11 December 2002 - 01:00 PM

Maybe I should add my system specs:

Windows 2000 w/ Service Pack 3.
Intel Pentium 3 733 MHz. (Coppermine chip)
448 MB of SDRAM (1-64, 1-128, 1-256)
nVidia GeForce 2 Ti. (Leadtek)
Creative Sound Blaster Live Value.

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Posted 11 December 2002 - 01:56 PM

Your problem is extremely rare. It happens to all of us, but not nearly at the same frequency as it does for you. Have you tried reinstalling/redownloading the game?

#6 c4t

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Posted 20 December 2002 - 08:33 PM

I just started to crash now. For some reason it just started around the time when I got Turbo. Anyway it crashes when I click once in a while. Like he said, it rarely happens on geoscape, but frequently during battle. <_<
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