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Junkfoot Sep 22, 2012 @ 9:01am
Graphics are huge at startup
Hi,
I just bought this... when I try to start it the instruction screens are normal sized but when the actual game starts with the grey text boxes I can only see a huge upper left corner of that grey box and a couple of letters - I guess I can actually just a fourth of the total screen... also, F4 and Esc don't work either... any hints how to solve this? Is it a resolution problem?
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Lestrade  [developer] Sep 27, 2012 @ 2:17pm 
Hi Junkfoot:

Did you email us at support@homehorror.com? If you haven't already, I'll just say that one or two other people have had this issue, and I'm looking into it.

If you can, email me via the address above and let me know if you receive any errors, and please describe your system specs as best you can.

Thanks,
B.
Junkfoot Sep 29, 2012 @ 4:30am 
I noticed that the text box is a little bit more visible if I force the program to start with 800x600 via the Preferencesmenu on the shortcut... but it's still not fully visible. Game works flawless on my notebook, so it's not a too big pain in the butt. Still strange that such a small game makes such huge problems.

Specs:

Win7 Home Premium
intel i5 2500k @3.3 Ghz
Ati 5870 XFX

Vapid Sep 30, 2012 @ 5:26pm 
I'm having this problem as well. Starts up fine, Instuctions are fine but as soon as the first bit "All I remembered" show up, all i can see is "All-
Lestrade  [developer] Oct 12, 2012 @ 12:24am 
Hi Vapid: If you can, please provide a screenshot and your system specs to support@homehorror.com and I'll see what we can do.

Another user (using an AMD integrated graphics chip) had a similar issue. He resolved it by manually reinstalling and updating his specific drivers. Have you tried this?

Again, if you can email us, it will be a bit easier to track.

Thanks!
B.
Swifty Magee Apr 12, 2013 @ 1:32am 
I can't believe that this issue still isn't fixed! I've had the same strange issue since launch...I've never been able to play past the first screen. All I see is a grey background and the top left boarder of what appears to be a white text box.

Like the other users with this problem, I'm also using ATI graph cards, two 5800s in Crossfire (tried disabling Crossfire and that didn't work). Since the game came out I have uninstalled/reinstalled drivers and that did not fix the problem.

On one hand, this is another in a long line of issues I've had because I chose ATI over Nvidia, which I'll never do again. At least it appears that it is an ATI card issue. On the other hand, the fact that I still can't play this game because of extreme zoom is crazy!

I hope that this eventually gets fixed, but seeing as it's been about 10 months and I still can't play...sadly Home has just been a waste of money. At least it wasn't a lot of money.
Lestrade  [developer] Apr 15, 2013 @ 10:18am 
Hi Swifty:

Thanks for posting; I totally feel your pain and can only apologize for the delay.

Here's the situation: since Home was created in Game Maker, a lot of odd issues (such as this one) are often because of a quirk in the middleware. There are some bugs that I am unable to reproduce and correct.

Game Maker has long since been updated, but I've been spending the last 6+ months re-coding the game for the new version, almost from scratch. Since I can't fix these bugs in the old Game Maker, I can only hope that the new release, using the brand-new code base, will do the trick.

I know it sucks that you've been waiting for so long; every week I desperate wish I could release v1.4.0, but it has been a HUGE undertaking and this is the unfortunate reality.

Do you have an iDevice by any chance? When v1.4.0 releases, let's talk and I'll see what I can do.
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