@seanboss3 Dec 5, 2012 @ 1:21pm
no richard head at start (prelude) just says unavailable
game starts and works fine and do induction but when i get to bakery all the masks are just blacked out, any help greatly appreciated!!
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klonkr Dec 7, 2012 @ 12:48pm 
I have the same problem. Prior to this the game worked flawlessy but then I somehow lost my saves and this issue occured. Did you ever get past it?
@seanboss3 Dec 7, 2012 @ 2:06pm 
no afraid not horse.. tis fair frustrating!
tastypastry Dec 9, 2012 @ 6:38pm 
I have the same issue. I was playing the game just fine all day, it did crash a few times. Now all my progress is gone and it won't let me choose a mask.
@seanboss3 Dec 10, 2012 @ 3:03am 
do ye kno how to fix it no??
Omeghon Dec 10, 2012 @ 3:20am 
I know how to fix it.

go to
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\hotline_miami

find "saves" and open it with notepad
when you open it, you'll see the first line full of 000000000
change the first 0 to 1

voila!

(note: if you want all the masks, change all the 0's to 1. or if you want one specific mask, learn which one it is and change it to 1. richard is the first mask so change the first 0 to 1)
Last edited by Omeghon; Dec 10, 2012 @ 3:30am
tastypastry Dec 10, 2012 @ 8:15am 
Awesome that worked! Do you know if there is any way to get my original progress back? I was only about 6 levels in so no big deal if I have to beat them again. But for future reference in case it happens again. Thank you so much!
Omeghon Dec 10, 2012 @ 8:37am 
glad it worked :) though I've no idea about progress-restoration, sorry man.
Tuuka Dec 10, 2012 @ 8:43am 
Nice work Omeghon, I've seen this problem mentioned quite a few times so it's good to have a solution until the patch is released.
@seanboss3 Dec 10, 2012 @ 4:49pm 
Thanks omeghon! It worked... very much appreciated!
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