Won't launch on steam

#1 Posted by andriv (257 posts) -

Anyone else having this problem?

I tried running both the game exe and steam as admin and verified the integrity of the game cache but it won't launch

#2 Posted by ToTheNines (787 posts) -

I did, then I updated my video drivers. That didn't work in itself. But afterwards I found the exe. set it to run as admin and in compatibility with windows 98/me. and then it started up just fine.

btw, I might not make much sense since my windows language is not english and neither is mine. =P

#3 Posted by DrPockets000 (2859 posts) -

I have tried runnin in admin, running compatibility for 98/Me, verified game cache, running steam offline, restarting my computer, reinstalling the game, opening up all permissions for all users for the game, updating my video drivers, and running Windows in 32 bit. I get the Steam message saying that the game is starting, then the screen goes black for about a second and then nothing happens. The game worked twice before this started happening, then I got the "WalkingDead.exe has stopped working message" but that doesn't happen anymore. After almost a week, Telltale has still not replied to my email. 

#4 Posted by JJWeatherman (14562 posts) -

@DrPockets000: That's lame. Have you tried hitting Alt+Enter when you get the black screen to try and force it into a window?

Does Steam still think you're in the game after the black screen shows up? How long does the black screen last?

#5 Posted by DrPockets000 (2859 posts) -
@JJWeatherman: The screen is only there for a second; it's just a flicker.  However... 
 
GOOD NEWS, EVERYONE!! 
 
I got it to work by telling windows to "troubleshoot compatibility". Finally got to play the game again :)
#6 Posted by JJWeatherman (14562 posts) -

@DrPockets000: Nice!

I just played through episode 2 and I think the only accurate response to all of that is: Fuuuuuuuuuuuuu...!

What a great game.

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