Dead Island Riptide

Dead Island Riptide

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That Guy Jun 23, 2013 @ 1:11pm
Dead Island will not start!! - Please Help
Basically I just bought this game and went to install it on to my computer, I did this without any problems, but when i decided to play the game it will not even load.

The little logo window will appear but when it does it instantly says "DeadIsland has stopped working", okay so i have a decent working knowledge of computers so i tried, running it as admin, re-installing, turning off my anti-virus, shutting down my firewall, updating all drivers and some other things i found from the internet but it still wont work.

If anyone can help this will be much appreciated!!
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stan Jun 23, 2013 @ 10:35pm 
Try using DI riptide helper and skipping the intro logos yet?
mgsmith02 Jun 24, 2013 @ 12:31am 
Did you install the game on your C: drive or on another drive? Dead Island / Riptide doesn't like being installed on any other drive but C:.... and produces these types of errors. If not... as the previous poster suggested.... try Riptide Helper.
That Guy Jun 24, 2013 @ 4:43am 
Where is this helper located?
I have installed it on my C: drive
opt!c@l Jun 24, 2013 @ 5:50am 
1. Load Steam
2. From the Library section, right-click on the dead island game ,and select Properties from the menu.
3. Select the Local files tab and click the ‘VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME CACHE…’ button.
4. Steam will verify the game's files - this process may take several minutes.
5. Once the process is completed, the Check Window will automatically exit.
6. start game if still won't work uninstall the game and redownload it

That Guy Jun 24, 2013 @ 8:16am 
Mgsmith02 thanks for telling me where is but no luck and opt!c@l i have done this as well with no luck but thank you, any other ideas?
Last edited by That Guy; Jun 24, 2013 @ 8:16am
Peaceful Panda Jun 24, 2013 @ 10:14am 
I have the same problem. The game was running fine earlier, although very sluggish. I closed the game to launch via DIHelper and now can't get it to start at all. I was playing fine a few weeks ago, so I'm not sure what has changed. Going to uninstall but it will be awhile before I get around to downloading again. Hopefully it works next time I'm in the mood...
That Guy Jun 24, 2013 @ 12:09pm 
I hope i get to play mine at least once lol
That Guy Jun 24, 2013 @ 1:18pm 
Any more ideas?
Datura Jun 24, 2013 @ 2:22pm 
I have the same problem, but I have an AT DVD-version. Also tried everything I could find on the net, but nothing works. It doesn't tell me "...stopped working.", just the little window pops up shortly and for an instant it says that it's synchronizing but nothing happens. I'll try downloading it now insteat of installing via DVD...
mgsmith02 Jun 24, 2013 @ 9:48pm 
The only other thing I can think of is to delete the "out" folder from your My Documents folder - mine is C:\users\xxxx\My Documents\Riptide\ - then verify the integrity of your game cache through Steam. Should download some more files... give it a go, hope it helps.
Datura Jun 25, 2013 @ 4:37am 
Thx but didn't help.Forgot to tell: I get a 0xc0000022 when I try to start it without steam.
That Guy Jun 25, 2013 @ 9:44am 
I have tried everything everyone has stated yet no change....
][ONLY³][™ falco Jun 25, 2013 @ 11:23am 
Dead Island Riptide no start

Dead Island Riptide: It installs but will not start.
windows 7 64 bit. I solved the case.

Go to the game with iltasto right mouse button then select Properties --- then local files - browse files

Local ---- open the folder then the folder DirectX Redist ----- ---- launch the application right setup,

after installing directx back in the redist folder and launch the application

DeadIslandGame_86_rwdi. Now it should work, if anything, do yourself a shortcut on your desktop

this application, and launch it from there in the future.
Ps. Launched DeadIslandGame_86_rwdi When you see a red screen that tells you to press a

key asset is the key to press the space bar on the keyboard ie the key longer than you have

on the keyboard. I hope I was helpful to someone with my same problems. good Game
That Guy Jun 25, 2013 @ 12:22pm 
Hi Falco i did not understand your instructions could you explain that again?
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Date Posted: Jun 23, 2013 @ 1:11pm
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