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NekoiNemo Apr 5, 2014 @ 5:58am
Weird short freezes
Game is just randomly freezes for second or two every now and then. At first i thought it was my laptop's fault since it had a crappy graphic card. But now when i have excellent PC and decided to replay game, guess what - freezes are all here. I tried Win95 compatibility and it did precisely nothing.
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Alexpancake Apr 5, 2014 @ 2:17pm 
I've been having a similar problem except my game will completely stop responding really randomly it seems. I've been having to force close with the task manager and I've notived if I have the steam browser open at the time of closing it will be processing something for the game in my library. Possible auto save problems perhaps? I've been trying to look into it and that's the only thing I can think of.
DF Vic  [developer] Apr 7, 2014 @ 12:25pm 
Hey folks.

Thanks for the reports. Can you post the information from Steam > Help > System Information into this thread? I'm curious to see your specs and drivers.
NekoiNemo Apr 7, 2014 @ 12:47pm 
Sure.
Processor Information:
Vendor: GenuineIntel
CPU Family: 0x6
CPU Model: 0x3c
CPU Stepping: 0x3
CPU Type: 0x0
Speed: 3500 Mhz
8 logical processors
4 physical processors
HyperThreading: Supported
FCMOV: Supported
SSE2: Supported
SSE3: Supported
SSSE3: Supported
SSE4a: Unsupported
SSE41: Supported
SSE42: Supported

Network Information:
Network Speed:

Operating System Version:
Windows 7 (64 bit)
NTFS: Supported
Crypto Provider Codes: Supported 311 0x0 0x0 0x0

Video Card:
Driver: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti

DirectX Driver Name: nvd3dum.dll
Driver Version: 9.18.13.3523
DirectX Driver Version: 9.18.13.3523
Driver Date: 4 Mar 2014
OpenGL Version: 4.4
Desktop Color Depth: 32 bits per pixel
Monitor Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
DirectX Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti
VendorID: 0x10de
DeviceID: 0x100a
Number of Monitors: 2
Number of Logical Video Cards: 2
No SLI or Crossfire Detected
Primary Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Desktop Resolution: 3840 x 1080
Primary Display Size: 26.65" x 15.00" (30.55" diag)
67.7cm x 38.1cm (77.6cm diag)
Primary Bus: PCI Express 8x
Primary VRAM: 3071 MB
Supported MSAA Modes: 2x 4x 8x

Sound card:
Audio device: ???????? (Realtek High Definiti

Memory:
RAM: 16327 Mb
juhaszandor Apr 8, 2014 @ 3:26am 
I have these freezing problems too. short freezes only appeared while playing on widescreen. Change the resolution back and it's working now but i still have the random freezes when the game has to load a new area.
DF Vic  [developer] Apr 8, 2014 @ 1:11pm 
Thanks for the info.

Indeed, the next step I suggest is to adjust graphics options to see if that yields a result.
NekoiNemo Apr 8, 2014 @ 7:38pm 
Originally posted by DF Vic:
Thanks for the info.

Indeed, the next step I suggest is to adjust graphics options to see if that yields a result.
Adjust to what? 4:3 resolution?
_SpSq_ Varelius Apr 9, 2014 @ 5:09am 
Don't be a buttmunch when you at least got noticed an was lucky enough to get responded to.

Its likely due to the OpenAL it uses, its the most common factor.
DF Vic  [developer] Apr 10, 2014 @ 10:36am 
Re: graphic adjustments, disable the graphics options that are available. V. Sync is known to cause stuttering issues, for instance, so that may be a culprit.

http://i.imgur.com/xq7wdLv.jpg
Last edited by DF Vic; Apr 10, 2014 @ 10:36am
NekoiNemo Apr 10, 2014 @ 11:25am 
Turning off v-sync did help as it seems. Thank you. I'll report if it appears again
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