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I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby Westdog01 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:59 pm

I have no idea if this is the place to post it or not, but was the only place I could think of.

I bought the game on steam and the launcher didn't open. I installed the utpg patch, and the launcher started to open, but whenever I hit run it would make it look like the game was loading then it would crash.

I have tried literally every renderer including the opengl one which everyone says worked for them. I have tried moving my unreal tournament to another location, which also didn't work. I have tried every compatibility mode there is. I have installed several patches with no luck.

I have even reinstalled the game, and restarted my computer multiple times with no luck. Even verifying the game files didn't work either.

I have even installed a modified exe file made for dual core cpus which also did nothing.



If anyone has a way to help me, it would be greatly appreciated. I have been trying to get the game working for months now.


I should also put my specs out there as well:

4 gigabytes of ram

Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual Core)

GT 710 2GB

Windows 7, 64 Bit
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby OjitroC » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:21 pm

First thing to do with any crash is to have a look at your UnrealTournament.log (which will be in the UT\system folder). So have a look at that and post the part that deals with the crash/non-start up (assuming that it does, of course).

Search this forum as well - I seem to recall other people posting about problems with steam versions of UT.
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby Terraniux » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:55 pm

I recall something about that Steam installs UT as UNREAL TOURNAMENT ( notice the SPACE ) and a proper UT install is UnrealTournament. Try removing the space(s) in your path
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby Westdog01 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:12 pm

I looked in UnrealTournament.log and it was empty. Even after I loaded up the game so it could crash.

I tried changing the folder name to UnrealTournament instead of Unreal Tournament. After I did that it couldn't load on steam, so I opened up the exe from the System folder.

It still didn't work.

I may just have to get UT99 from another source. Stinks that I already paid for it though.
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby ShaiHulud » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:00 pm

Does an error dialog appear on-screen when the crash occurs? Not sure whether it would move things forward, but you could try capturing this (Print Screen button -> paste into PaintBrush) and then use the "Upload attachment" forum feature to post it here.

Does the editor load? (UnrealEd.exe in the System folder)?

Also, does the modified date for the UnrealTournament.log correspond to that you'd expect (date of last start-up)?
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby Terraniux » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:09 pm

ShaiHulud wrote:Does an error dialog appear on-screen when the crash occurs? Not sure whether it would move things forward, but you could try capturing this (Print Screen button -> paste into PaintBrush) and then use the "Upload attachment" forum feature to post it here.

Does the editor load? (UnrealEd.exe in the System folder)?

Also, does the modified date for the UnrealTournament.log correspond to that you'd expect (date of last start-up)?



No need to, just in worst case scenario you have to write a ticket to Steam Support. They must help you.

But I'm sure there is a solution for this. In my steam I have a friend that plays UT in Steam just fine.

Here is another idea that might work:

1 Clean wipe everything from UT in your SteamLibaries, and disk.

2 Reinstall UT via Steam >>> AFTER THAT >>> Do not launch UT >

4 EXIT STEAM : right click in system tray exit steam. > check your process to be sure nothing in the background is running.

5 Go to UT\ system manually launch UT there. Fingers crossed. :agree1:
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby Westdog01 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:31 pm

Here is a video of what happens.

Maybe it will help somehow.

(it isn't done processing yet, so it may be low quality. It still shows what is going on)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSELAhZ ... e=youtu.be
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby OjitroC » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:06 pm

Do you have an UnrealTournament.ini in the UT/System folder - it doesn't look like UT is creating an ini (as it looks like it is running for the first time each time you start it). Also as previously asked - is the time\date of the log what would be expected if it were opened when you lasted started up UT? Perhaps UT can't write to your System folder?
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby Terraniux » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:31 pm

OjitroC wrote:Do you have an UnrealTournament.ini in the UT/System folder - it doesn't look like UT is creating an ini (as it looks like it is running for the first time each time you start it). Also as previously asked - is the time\date of the log what would be expected if it were opened when you lasted started up UT? Perhaps UT can't write to your System folder?


Hey, that triggers something in my mind,

Dumb question but solves alot problems on about a 100000 things? Try run as admin or give it any privileges it missing?
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Re: I can't get my game to work no matter what I do

Postby OjitroC » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:47 pm

Yes - also check what Detected.Log (in your UT/system folder) says.
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