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Another crash solved

posted May 06, 2012 15:47:29 by ThomRobertson
In the recent release of Artemis 1.65, I failed to include 2 art files. This omission crashes the game when you try to take a look at the Skaraan that used the missing art.

The files have now been included in the 1.30-to-1.65 update pack, available on the download page. The full version for sale has also been updated.

I'm very sorry for the inconvenience this weekend, and I really appreciate the help I got in finding this problem.
Creator of Artemis
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avbeeri said May 06, 2012 16:43:03
This is fantastic news.

I wonder if there are any measures you can put in place to make sure you package up all the required files, so that this sort of thing doesnt happen again.
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Charlie said May 07, 2012 05:10:19
Bravo, I just loaded up and ran through a game. Worked great, I was a panic with my favorite game down. Whew, crisis over. Thanks again!!!
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Hissatsu said May 07, 2012 19:55:41
Yes, Thom, i suggest making the game spit some sort of warning (that wont break full screen), not error, when texture isnt found (and use blank texture instead).
Also, maybe make a simple tool that checks if every texture and model mentioned in vesseldata.xml is present, so this problem doenst happen again. I dont think it'll take more than 5 minutes to make such tool, and it will save lots of trouble tracking such problems down and will 100% prevent them.
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