Why does my game freeze when...

#1 Posted by Thunderstarter (82 posts) -

 

I went to Tartarus on 9/22 and got attacked by a shadow (enemy advantage). The shadows began to attack when Fuuka's voice was supposed to cut in and state the obivious, and the game froze.

I did data install, activated it in the config. menu. I turned off voices. I didn't go to Tartarus for 5 days and I still get the same result. This is the first time I've recieved any trouble from the game and the UMD is in perfect condition. Can somebody help me?


 
#2 Posted by JJWeatherman (14558 posts) -

That stinks. So you tried with and without data install? I'm not sure what else to try. 
 
Does it just freeze when you're attacked? You could try avoiding shadows until you're on the next floor or something.

#3 Posted by Thunderstarter (82 posts) -

I had it freeze when I attack, too, but only when I try to attack before Fuuka tries to speak.

#4 Posted by JeanLuc (3583 posts) -

Thats weird. I never had that happen to me at all. I really can't think of anything for you to try; sorry.

#5 Posted by Thunderstarter (82 posts) -

New development: I found out that (after pulling out the UMD) it has a circular-looking scratch on it. I have no clue why this is; can somebody help?

#6 Posted by Fallen189 (5005 posts) -
@Thunderstarter said:
" New development: I found out that (after pulling out the UMD) it has a circular-looking scratch on it. I have no clue why this is; can somebody help? "
You dropped it or something, and your UMD is boned. Sorry, but that'll be it. Take it back and ask for a new one.
#7 Posted by Thunderstarter (82 posts) -
@Fallen189 said:
" @Thunderstarter said:
" New development: I found out that (after pulling out the UMD) it has a circular-looking scratch on it. I have no clue why this is; can somebody help? "
You dropped it or something, and your UMD is boned. Sorry, but that'll be it. Take it back and ask for a new one. "
I got it from Gamestop last week, will they take it back?
#8 Posted by Fallen189 (5005 posts) -
@Thunderstarter said:
" @Fallen189 said:
" @Thunderstarter said:
" New development: I found out that (after pulling out the UMD) it has a circular-looking scratch on it. I have no clue why this is; can somebody help? "
You dropped it or something, and your UMD is boned. Sorry, but that'll be it. Take it back and ask for a new one. "
I got it from Gamestop last week, will they take it back? "
I'm not American sorry, so I'm not sure how your game stores handle returns. I'm sure if you explain it, they'll be reasonable people. Best of luck!
#9 Posted by Thunderstarter (82 posts) -

Update: I exchanged it and got a new copy. Thanks, all!

#10 Posted by JJWeatherman (14558 posts) -
@Thunderstarter said:
" Update: I exchanged it and got a new copy. Thanks, all! "
Nice! 
 
I love it when a plan comes together.  :)
#11 Posted by AndrewB (7613 posts) -

And exchanging it fixed the problem? I know there's another game freeze bug involving Akihiko and different PSP firmware versions.

#12 Posted by Catolf (2653 posts) -
@AndrewB said:
" And exchanging it fixed the problem? I know there's another game freeze bug involving Akihiko and different PSP firmware versions. "
I've had some freeze's myself, Fuuka goes to talk and everything stops moving for a second so she can finish, then everything starts again. This isn't often but it does happen.
#13 Edited by AndrewB (7613 posts) -
@Catolf said:

" @AndrewB said:

" And exchanging it fixed the problem? I know there's another game freeze bug involving Akihiko and different PSP firmware versions. "
I've had some freeze's myself, Fuuka goes to talk and everything stops moving for a second so she can finish, then everything starts again. This isn't often but it does happen. "
Problems I've heard of and encountered have all been pretty bad permanent freezes. I had the Akihiko freeze problem, but downgrading my firmware fixed it. I've since had a couple of random freezes in Tartarus mid-battle (luckily I didn't lose too much progress since I'd just saved both times). Those ones are too random to pin on anything in particular. Could very well be triggered by Fuuka's voice.
#14 Posted by Catolf (2653 posts) -
@AndrewB said:
" @Catolf said:
" @AndrewB said:
" And exchanging it fixed the problem? I know there's another game freeze bug involving Akihiko and different PSP firmware versions. "
I've had some freeze's myself, Fuuka goes to talk and everything stops moving for a second so she can finish, then everything starts again. This isn't often but it does happen. "
Problems I've heard of and encountered have all been pretty bad permanent freezes. I had the Akihiko freeze problem, but downgrading my firmware fixed it. I've since had a couple of random freezes in Tartarus mid-battle (luckily I didn't loose too much progress since I'd just saved both times). Those ones are too random to pin on anything in particular. Could very well be triggered by Fuuka's voice. "
I was thinking so, same thing happens if I beat the shadows real quick everything has to stop to include her voice congratulating you.

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