Author Topic: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2  (Read 7582 times)

Azylmaal

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #45 on: Jul 23, 2020; 04:09 PM »
Hi to all.

Don't know if it's the appropriate thread to ask but it seems questions concerning Revival stuff go here.

I used to play Revival on my WinXP desktop and everything was fine. Some time ago I installed Win7 there but very soon got bored with its clunkiness and reinstalled the good old WinXP. But now Launcher refuses to run with some unspecified error (like "Application met an error and shall be closed" or something like that). So now I just can't install Revival.
I installed everything just like it was earlier, SP and MP patches and ran SP and MP game once.

Does Launcher have some specific requirements like certain .NET or C++ version or something? Although as I already said, the system configuration now is absolutely identical to what it was before, including the software and system stuff like NET and C++ (in fact every version that WinXP supports has been installed). So what can be the reason for Launcher to fail to run?
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Kikina the templar

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #46 on: Jul 24, 2020; 03:38 PM »
Hello. Twice installed windows are never the same  ;D

This is most likely a problem with Frameworks.
Try install .NET Frameworks 4 version - dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe.
It may also help to install  Windows Imaging Component - wic_x86_enu.exe

chaos0ne

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #47 on: Jul 24, 2020; 06:16 PM »
@kikina
any new idea for the mod in far future?

Azylmaal

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #48 on: Jul 25, 2020; 09:56 AM »
This is most likely a problem with Frameworks.
Try install .NET Frameworks 4 version - dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe.
It may also help to install  Windows Imaging Component - wic_x86_enu.exe

Sadly but seems it doesn't help. I cleaned up old NET installations, tried to run the Launcher, it said it requires NET 4.0, I installed NET 4.0, now Launcher gives the same unspecified error message it gave before.

WIC said I already have the newer version installed.

I even tried to reinstall all .NET versions, cleaned up the registry, rebooted a zillion of times, reinstalled all .NET versions and reinstalled Hellgate itself - to no avail.

What can be wrong now is beyond my modest computer skills.
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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #49 on: Jul 25, 2020; 05:46 PM »
- to chaosOne: in the far future it can become anything :) At present, however, i consider the development of the mod to be completed. I hoped that support for other languages could still be obtained, but so far none of the collaborators have been able to make it to the end...

- to Azylmaal: I'm afraid i've run out of ideas. Maybe try to place the folder with Launcher in some other location, for example directly in the folder with Hellgate, or vice versa in the program files. When i once installed Revival on a 32bit notebook with WinXP, i also had problems with the launcher, but the installation of Frameworks helped me ...

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #50 on: Jul 27, 2020; 06:10 PM »
I've got everything good to go, super excited but don't know what features to install. like what is the fawkes, halloween, winter holiday and fifa events? i haven't played this game since original release back in 2007 now after the passing of my best friend i'm looking to play it again, hopefully this mod makes it more enjoyable

Kikina the templar

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #51 on: Jul 28, 2020; 06:41 AM »
Game events can be switched at any time by simply reinstalling the mod.
I recommend starting to play the game with Halloween on. When you reach the Templar base (and fold the zombot), switch to the Fawkes event. After you reach St. Paul station try Winter holiday event.
I would recommend keeping the FIFA event until the end, as a surprise  ;D

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #52 on: Jul 28, 2020; 01:01 PM »
Agree, the FIFA event is very helpful?

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Re: Unofficial Revival SP modification 4.2
« Reply #53 on: Jul 28, 2020; 03:28 PM »
Sure. Among other things: tickets are a constant source of money and boss Katamari can drop some of the best weapons in the game for each faction.
Details about all events are in the patchnotes included with the Revival package.