[GotR]Bravix Sep 1, 2013 @ 10:25am
One time optimization on startup issue
Earlier during the free weekend trial I saw more threads regarding this, but never found a solution.

Game starts up fine, get to main screen and it says that it has to do a one time optimization beause the game has been updated. I hit the optimize button but nothing happens. Popup won't go away until I hit skip. I can then click on any of the menu options, but that just leaves me with an empty screen. (Ex. I hit play, it'll just leave me with the word play and the background screen. No interface).

The game worked fine for me during one of the previous free weekends.
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Slyvarius Sep 1, 2013 @ 10:29am 
Delete these folders:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Natural Selection 2\core\lua
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Natural Selection 2\ns2\lua

All paths relative to your steam directory of course. And then after deleting, go into Steam and re-verify your game cache (to redownload those particular files, only a few MB).
Jerry Dec 20, 2013 @ 1:47pm 
Same problem except its just a black screen. i can move my mouse but the menu never pops back up.
ItcamefromtheDesert Dec 21, 2013 @ 12:41am 
try run NS2 as Admin and/or re-validate your NS2 data via steam... and/or some specific .NET Framework (and/or Visual C++ Redistributable missing)... and/or if u ve Adobe Creative Cloud installed, disable it.
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Date Posted: Sep 1, 2013 @ 10:25am
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