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Post  Finwe_X on Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:42 pm

So, i used to play on the server, maybe earlier this year or late december last year, and wanted to try again. Created a character, clicked Play and all i get is a black screen. Nothing happens after that, only thing i can do and seem to work is alt + F4...
Game version is 1.69, CEP 2.3...and this is the only server this has happened to me ever.

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Post  Animayhem on Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:40 pm

I believe cep 2.1 is used here so maybe change to that.
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Post  Finwe_X on Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:18 pm

I think i had CEP 2.4 even the last time i managed to log in.

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Post  BobbyBrown15 on Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:57 am

yo finwe, did anything else change, your IP adress, different computer, a different CD key perhaps? This can sometimes cause difficulties logging in.
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Post  Finwe_X on Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:03 am

Different computer, yeah, but i've managed to play on couple servers now...possible it only affects some servers?

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Post  GM_ODA on Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:04 am

Thank you for posting friends! I know you all do your best to help here, and your efforts are MUCH APPRECIATED.

I met the OP in the chatroom yesterday and was a bit perplexed by the nature of the issue. I asked the nice person to post here so Eriniel could review it as it seems a bit of a strange one.

To dispel any misconceptions -

This module uses CEP2.1 in BUILDING ... AND ANY PLAYER OR DM CAN LOGIN USING ANY CEP 2.1 OR GREATER ... so CEP2.1, CEP2.2, CEP2.3 and CEP2.4 all work too for login purposes.

I suggested this OP post here as it seems like something Eriniel might best address - I'm thinking it might be related to a OS/DirectX/video-driver issue, but Eriniel is the font of lore for that to be sure.

To the Original Poster, stand by please, Eriniel will address the question soon.

Be well. Game on.
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Post  Finwe_X on Fri May 10, 2013 8:30 pm

So...no ideas?

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Post  GM_ODA on Sun May 12, 2013 6:39 pm

Friend Finwe_x,
My apologies for the delay in resolution. Eriniel and I had a high priority issue arise (the server had hardware issues, corrupted some databases and we had to recover from that ASAP). Even so, your anomaly has been on my mind.

I am curious, which CEP do you have installed? Of the other servers you play, which uses the most recent version of CEP? Do any use any custom CEP files?

Thank you for this information and again for your patience.

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Post  Finwe_X on Mon May 13, 2013 11:58 am

No worries, was just wondering the long silence.

I have CEP 2.3, i believe, it was required on one server i play on once in a while. As for custom CEP files, not to my knowledge.

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Post  Finwe_X on Tue May 14, 2013 2:19 pm

Alright, apparently this happens on another server, too...black screen and nothing happens, might ask around their forums too, if they'd already knew what it is.

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Post  Animayhem on Tue May 14, 2013 7:00 pm

Do you have any override files? Sometimes they cannot be used.
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Post  Finwe_X on Wed May 15, 2013 1:19 am

Seems like i do, but those are the same files i had when i last were able to successfully log into the server. Seems mostly heads and clothes.

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Post  Animayhem on Wed May 15, 2013 8:56 am

Have you upgraded your drivers? Sometimes you need to roll back to previous verisons? What operatiing system you use?
If win 7 sometimes you need to run as admin. I would put all cep files except the cep2.1+ in seperate folders and move the iverride file out of the NWN file. Also if any of the server used custom haks like heads and clothes, put those in a seperate folder outside of NWN.

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Post  Finwe_X on Fri May 17, 2013 3:24 pm

Running the game always as admin, if i don't i just get an empty black screen for menu...mut like the one when i try to log in to the server.

I don't really understand how it could be about those files, since i had those same files downloaded when i last managed to get in...though i suppose with Windows everything can be possible...

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Post  Animayhem on Fri May 17, 2013 9:22 pm

Make sure your megs are set to 32 not 64. Worse case save your special files elsewhere on the computer or on an external drive and do a fresh install.
How many cores your cpu?

Are you playing full or windows mode? Is the compatability set to XP2?

These tips may help.

In order to disable the intro movies for Neverwinter Nights, add the following line under [Display Options] in your nwn.ini file:

Disable Intro Movies=1

Removing the word 'Intro' will disable all movies.

For playing in windowed mode, add the following line under [Display Options] in your nwn.ini file:

AllowWindowedMode=1

...and change FullScreen=1 to FullScreen=0.

ATI/AMD drivers and NWN not loading

NWN crashing on startup when using the newest Catalyst drivers old-ish ATI Radeon graphics card, to fix it: rename nwmain.exe to something else, like nwmain_play.exe. Apparently, there's some hard-coded behaviour in the drivers for running nwmain.exe, and a rename fixes that.


You may not need to rename the file but make sure if you use the Radeon series you have Catalyst installed. I did not when I reloaded my HDD.

Also I have a quad core. Under the nwnplayer I changed this to number 1 from original setting

Client CPU Affinity=1

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Post  Animayhem on Fri May 17, 2013 10:49 pm

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Post  Finwe_X on Sun May 19, 2013 2:52 pm

Huh...so, the problem is fixed...it was about the login name...had it written Finwe_x, instead if i write it as Finwe_X everything works...sorry to bother people...

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Post  Valerion on Sun May 19, 2013 3:20 pm

And there again, the devil hid in the detail Very Happy
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Post  Animayhem on Sun May 19, 2013 4:44 pm

Finwe_X wrote:Huh...so, the problem is fixed...it was about the login name...had it written Finwe_x, instead if i write it as Finwe_X everything works...sorry to bother people...

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