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1.65.1 patch is now available.

posted May 04, 2012 23:31:43 by ThomRobertson
In 1.65, there was a server crash bug associated with the new Torgoth Drones. This has been fixed.

If you want it fast, you can get the latest EXE file from here:

The fix is also in the upgrade pack on the download page.

Thanks for your patience!

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Hissatsu said May 05, 2012 14:39:37
With the latest patch the game server crashes amost instantly :(
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ThomRobertson said May 05, 2012 14:41:26
Any error message, or just a close to desktop?
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Hissatsu said May 05, 2012 14:44:24
No mesasge, just "stopped working".
You can try it and see yourself. The crash is unavoidable and immenent, happens very fast.

Launch client, launch server, set difficulty 10, barren, single front, on client fly towards big fleets (with shields on) passing from one fleet to another on warp 4, 300% energy on warp, after passing about 3 or 5 fleets you'll crash. I never got to fly for more than 1 minute before it crahsed, 5 attempts already.

PS: It crashes not only for me but for everybody. Charlie, simpleton said this earlier in different posts. I just now wanted to check it to make sure (since i'm gathring a party for the 2 following days to play Artemis, and hoped to play the new version there).

PPS: Here is the error message of windows 7 (sorry its in russian but it should exactly match the message in english)

Имя события проблемы: APPCRASH
Имя приложения: Artemis.exe
Версия приложения:
Отметка времени приложения: 4fa45d92
Имя модуля с ошибкой: Artemis.exe
Версия модуля с ошибкой:
Отметка времени модуля с ошибкой: 4fa45d92
Код исключения: c0000005
Смещение исключения: 0001c1a6
Версия ОС: 6.1.7601.
Код языка: 1049
Дополнительные сведения 1: 0a9e
Дополнительные сведения 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Дополнительные сведения 3: 0a9e
Дополнительные сведения 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
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Hissatsu said May 05, 2012 14:51:55
I found the problem!

Start Module_3_bases, select point in space, click 5 -> crash
Seems that skraan enforcers are the cause
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ThomRobertson said May 05, 2012 14:56:02
Okay, I'm not seeing it. And this usually means I've failed to release a critical art file.

If you make sure you DO NOT look at a 3D view of the game, does the crash still happen? Set main screen to tactical and do those flybys.

Before you get in range of each fleet, use the Game Master console to examine the ships in the fleet. Perhaps you can identify the exact enemy ship type that causes the crash. Then we can look in the vesselData.xml file and double check that all the referenced art files are actually in the dat/ directory.

I'm sorry this problem is occurring, Hissatsu. I really appreciate your patience and help.
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Hissatsu said May 05, 2012 15:00:06
ship1A_illum.png is not present in my dat folder
Hissatsu said May 05, 2012 15:00:31
ship1A_specular.png too
Hissatsu said May 05, 2012 15:02:31
having no visual is confirmed to prevent the bug

This is indeed the Enforcer missing its two textures.

ps: I have no problem helping :) I just want (very hard) to play a stable 1.65 tomorrow morning, midday, evening and night :) So i'm... agitated :)
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Vorus said May 05, 2012 17:09:49
Excellent! Thanks so much, Thom!

And thanks to Hissatsu for tracking down the final piece of the puzzle so fast.
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simplician said May 06, 2012 06:21:33
I copied the two Executor texture links onto the Enforcer, as Hissatsu suggested in the other thread. I haven't had any crashes so far, now, though I've only had time to run a couple games. I did run across all the different skaraan ships, including several Enforcers, with no issues.
ThomRobertson said May 06, 2012 15:48:18
The files are now included in the update pack, found on the download page.
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RyanWelsh said May 07, 2012 17:12:39
Just to confirm: After applying the 1.65.1 patch, the game should report 1.652000, correct? I just wanted to make sure, because the new 1.65 patch filename is still Artemis_Upgrade_v1_65.exe, with a different filesize, and then the game seemed to be reporting something different.

Or could be I haven't had enough coffee this morning.

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ThomRobertson said May 07, 2012 20:48:00
Correct, Ryan, Version 1.652 is the absolute latest with the drone crash fix and the two missing files.
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Drake_Sirlit said Jul 11, 2012 23:56:43
not sure if this has been posted before and I don't really have time to look as I'm piloting our ship now, but jump drives are making our server crash.

Edit: I don't think it was specifically jump drives 'cause there was a lot of times jumping worked great. We were just getting a lot of random crashes through the night.
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