Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD

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ikkuranus 25 dic. 2012 a las 19:43
Won't start in windows 8
When launching the game I get the error: failed to start game(unknown error)
I have installed the correct vc++ and even tried compatibility mode and it just wont start.
If anyone has a workaround short of dual booting I would appreciate it.

nevermind apparently the 64bit os still requires the 32bit vc++
Última edición por ikkuranus; 25 dic. 2012 a las 21:16
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$oap 4 ene. 2013 a las 10:06 
im having the same problem too hope somone can help us soon
Maddie 4 ene. 2013 a las 15:06 
Maybe 'cause windows 8 sucks ♥♥♥.
Juss sayin.
Span_Wolf 6 ene. 2013 a las 13:23 
Bought the game the moment it came out. Finally installed it this morning and it won't start for me either on Windows 7 64 bit. Steam thinks the game is running and the play timer is going up, but there is nothing. I don't even get the launcher.
Última edición por Span_Wolf; 6 ene. 2013 a las 13:24
DeadWire 12 ene. 2013 a las 22:55 
Publicado originalmente por Phillip:
Maybe 'cause windows 8 sucks ♥♥♥.
Juss sayin.
Yes it sucks ♥♥♥ because its basically a lighter more secure version Windows7, runs 99% of software 7 can and has better FPS in most games....just sayin'
DeadWire 12 ene. 2013 a las 22:57 
As for the the game, it runs fine on my rig with WIn8 Pro.....perhaps you should verify your game cache
Eaglelelele L. 15 abr. 2013 a las 9:43 
i have the same problem. The game start, shows the "Oddworld Inhabitants" Screen and then it is Blackscreen and an Error comes :" Game Application doesn`t work". My PC is a Win8 Pc 64 bit. My PC is good enough to start it, specs are here:

GTX 770 2 GB VRAM
i5 4670k 3,4-3,9 GHz
8 GB RAM
120 GB SSD Samsung 840 EVO
1TB Western Digital Harddrive
msi z87-g43 mainboard
Última edición por Eaglelelele L.; 4 de jun. a las 3:56
Mingincat 3 de jun. a las 12:52 
this is hapnneing my girlfirend aswell the game will not start
kyzero72 4 de jun. a las 18:34 
im using windows 7 and it just dies after the company logo
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