Steam Problem

#1 Posted by Quid_pro_quo (4 posts) -

I have payed for and downloaded AoB, but every time I try to play it, it won't start up.

If anyone has an answer to my problem, please help.  The game looks like fun, but being unable to play it is getting on my nerves.

#2 Posted by LordAndrew (14417 posts) -

Can you be a bit more specific? Apparently it may not work under Vista. That's all I can really offer to you with my current knowledge of your situation.

#3 Posted by Lunarbunny (1025 posts) -
#4 Posted by Quid_pro_quo (4 posts) -

My computer runs on Vista, and the problem happened after I accidentally exited out of that SecureRom program without completing it. 

I tried reinstalling AoB, but it won't even let me delete it.

Lunarbunny, I tried everything on that list.  No such luck.  Many thanks, though.

And on the off-chance that it doesn't work on Vista, that really blows.

#5 Posted by Lunarbunny (1025 posts) -

Try opening up installscript.vdf (it should be in the game's folder in \Steam\steamapps\common\) in WordPad and see what installer programs it runs. Then try running them all (installscript.vdf is how Steam properly chooses the installers for a game on first run).

#6 Posted by Quid_pro_quo (4 posts) -

There was nothing under the name  ' installscript.vdf ' but I did find  ' 21600_install ' and it gave me the following.

"InstallScript"
{
    "Registry"
    {
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\CAPCOM\\AGE OF BOOTY"
        {
            "string"
            {
                "GUID"        "{49BD96BF-3F76-4C6A-9A23-B388B178D14B}"
                "InstallDir"        "%INSTALLDIR%"
                "english"
                {
                    "Language"        "1033"
                }
                "french"
                {
                    "Language"        "1036"
                }
                "german"
                {
                    "Language"        "1031"
                }
                "italian"
                {
                    "Language"        "1040"
                }
                "spanish"
                {
                    "Language"        "1034"
                }
            }
        }
    }
    "Run Process"
    {
        "DXSetup"
        {
            "HasRunKey"        "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Valve\\Steam\\Apps\\21600"
            "process 1"        "%INSTALLDIR%\\Directx\\DXSetup.exe"
            "NoCleanUp"        "1"
        }
    }
}
"kvsignatures"
{
    "InstallScript"        "9f02f48267befc246fd54504516cbd27feaf2fee94d217788da715946ef0d74746cb42222abef8141d44c5ebd485ebc0ac21ec6bb2a151f07c4357c78a50b6dbe00928316f7bd86cc5ca480ae50c7c920190aee4b44e167bb23d96cc3bb15aa031331f996b83910aefabc0df5e22f7553126415ee7bb0df14376f443320c1aa0"
}


#7 Posted by LuckyWanderDude (929 posts) -
Quid_pro_quo said:
"There was nothing under the name  ' installscript.vdf ' but I did find  ' 21600_install ' and it gave me the following."InstallScript"{    "Registry"    {        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\CAPCOM\\AGE OF BOOTY"        {            "string"            {                "GUID"        "{49BD96BF-3F76-4C6A-9A23-B388B178D14B}"                "InstallDir"        "%INSTALLDIR%"                "english"                {                    "Language"        "1033"                }                "french"                {                    "Language"        "1036"                }                "german"                {                    "Language"        "1031"                }                "italian"                {                    "Language"        "1040"                }                "spanish"                {                    "Language"        "1034"                }            }        }    }    "Run Process"    {        "DXSetup"        {            "HasRunKey"        "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Valve\\Steam\\Apps\\21600"            "process 1"        "%INSTALLDIR%\\Directx\\DXSetup.exe"            "NoCleanUp"        "1"        }    }}"kvsignatures"{    "InstallScript"        "9f02f48267befc246fd54504516cbd27feaf2fee94d217788da715946ef0d74746cb42222abef8141d44c5ebd485ebc0ac21ec6bb2a151f07c4357c78a50b6dbe00928316f7bd86cc5ca480ae50c7c920190aee4b44e167bb23d96cc3bb15aa031331f996b83910aefabc0df5e22f7553126415ee7bb0df14376f443320c1aa0"}"
Mmmmmm, code!
#8 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

Something similar happened with me and The Maw. You say you didn't install the securerom? Try going to the folder (c:\program files\steam\steamapps\common\ageofbooty) and see if there's a securerom executable, otherwise just try reinstalling.

#9 Posted by Quid_pro_quo (4 posts) -

I got it to work.  Finally!  Thanks, fellas!  =)

#10 Posted by Lunarbunny (1025 posts) -
Quid_pro_quo said:
"I got it to work.  Finally!  Thanks, fellas!  =)"
DirectX redistributable (either the one in the folder or a download) do the trick?

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