Xeroeox Jul 12, 2013 @ 1:24pm
So there is no sound in game..
ERROR in
action number 1
of Create Event
for object objDevolver:

Error defining an external function.

when im opening the game this pops up, you can ignore and abort it but then there is no music (ambiance music) in game, alltho there is sound of guns, hitting etc. Music in options is 100% and i tried reinstalling. any ideas?
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Warypig Jul 12, 2013 @ 1:28pm 
exactly the same error here - same msg, no music but sound effects ok - yes i have tunes to play but not quite the same - any one?
Xeroeox Jul 12, 2013 @ 1:29pm 
it actualy worked the first time i played the game today, but second time i started it that popped out.
*Elisav the Evil Jul 12, 2013 @ 2:56pm 
Same issue here with the menu music. Haven't actually tried to see if sound effects work yet.
Nico Jul 12, 2013 @ 2:58pm 
Same error here. There is ingame sound tough.
Betty Crocker Jul 12, 2013 @ 3:02pm 
Same deal, no music but ingame sound.
Nahkampfschaf Jul 12, 2013 @ 3:05pm 
Can confirm this too.
k0s Jul 12, 2013 @ 5:43pm 
since bea no sound no music, but at least the game starts ^^
AESS Jul 12, 2013 @ 5:44pm 
same issue here.
omegawop Jul 12, 2013 @ 5:56pm 
same. Any fix?
*Elisav the Evil Jul 12, 2013 @ 6:23pm 
Well, I actually got the soundtrack off Steam too so I just played the game while listening to that. Doubless it's not the same, but I guess it kind of worked. I do want a proper fix before I replay it though, so any info would be much appreciated. (Obviously, tried all the stuff mentioned in Stickies and whatnot.)
ReyZombie Jul 12, 2013 @ 7:15pm 
same here
FunkSausage Jul 12, 2013 @ 7:17pm 
I saw this fix in another forum about the same bug, and it worked for me:

"The Readme in the game's directory recommends the following:

"If you get an error saying "Error defining external function"
please install the file in the "folder redist" and then
restart your computer."

In other words, go into the game's directory (mine is): C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\hotline_miami go into the folder called redist and install the app inside.
Also, if you haven't already update your .NET to 4.0 and relaunch the game.

P.S Don't forget to run the game with steamworks off."

Also, try enabling beta, I like the beta a lottt more than the current version, it enables a customized resolution setting among other things.
k0s Jul 13, 2013 @ 2:52pm 
"Also, try enabling beta, I like the beta a lottt more than the current version, it enables a customized resolution setting among other things."

the beta made it that i have no sound and music ^^ but thanks for the tip ^^
Artorias of the abyss Jul 13, 2013 @ 3:15pm 
try beta mode...
ZzD4y Dre4mzZ Jul 13, 2013 @ 4:08pm 
I have tryed every fix. Running the redist.exe, updating my .NET, re-downloading / re-installing / restarting. Nothings worked. Still crashes after 'Do you want to enable steam works' message or opens without sound.
Any official word on a fix?
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