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Dumb dumbfire?

Postby sebastian pons » Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:14 am

Hi, I'm rather new at this. I did play Privateer back when, and I'm very happy to have found this remake, but I have a problem.
I bought a Galaxy and I equipped it with dumb fire missiles only to have them discharge on their own. Is this a bug? (everything was working fine with the Tarsus and Orion...), and if so, is there anything I can do to correct it?
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Re: Dumb dumbfire?

Postby loki1950 » Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:42 pm

Welcome aboard Sebastian Pons could you find the log files stdout.txt and stderr.txt they should be in the bin folder of the install folder on Windows if you are on a Linux install try running the game in a terminal and copy/paste it here or as an attachment (text file) that should tell me what is actually happening,could be several things.

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Re: Dumb dumbfire?

Postby sebastian pons » Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:12 am

Thank you Loki for your answer, and I apologize for my delay in answering.
I looked in my BIN folder, but I couldn't find the text files you mention, but I might have found a partial solution to the problem. As soon as I'm in space, I fire a missile , and somehow it fixes the problem.
I,m beginning to think that the problem is/was a stuck button...
I must mention that I installed and deleted the game several times because of the same problem.
Thank you for your help, and let me know if you can think of something else.
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Re: Dumb dumbfire?

Postby loki1950 » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:46 pm

Have look at the wiki there should be an article about where to find the log files what I mentioned was for XP :| for Vista.Win7&8 they are at C:\Users\usernamer\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Vega Strike\Vegastrike-0.5.0 or Privateer :wink: was just a bit lazy in my fist answer :oops: also where your saved games are :D

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Re: Dumb dumbfire?

Postby TBeholder » Sat Oct 04, 2014 4:13 pm

with joysticks, may also be unexpected button mapping.
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Re: Dumb dumbfire?

Postby sebastian pons » Sun Oct 05, 2014 4:28 am

Thank you all.
Hi Loki, I looked at my files, but my install path is---- Program files/vegastrike/privateer.... I can't find the text files you ask for anywhere. I'm running Windows XP (still).
TBeholder. I thought it was my Joystick, but after firing a missile (as I mentioned on a previous post), everything went to normal. I switched to FF missiles and I hadn't had a problem
till I replaced them for Dumb Fire again. So it seams that the problem is with the DF....
Thank you again
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