LIMBO starts....with just a black screen
- date: December 16, 2011
Anyone have a way to fix this. It's the only game I've ever had issues with.
Bought it on the daily sale a few days ago, loaded it up and all I get is a sound if I press the escape key. I've tried updating directx to the latest (already have it) and I even attempted to run the game in a forced window mode. Still no luck.
I deleted the game folder and reinstalled it - still nothing. Rather annoying, to say the least.
The screen is just black
- date: April 18, 2012
When I load a game I can see the HUD and unit health bars etc. but I can't see the terrain or units.
I am running windows vista home premium 32 bit
My graphics card is part of a Mobile Intel® GME965 Express Chipset.
I tried verifying the integrity of the game cache and it always has to download a 306 byte file.
I am not sure what this file is but it may well be what is stopping it working.
Someone metioned a problem like this and the solutions were:-
Check to make sure the terrain folder is filled properly.
Update drivers on a NVidia product.(I don't have NVidia but my drivers are up to date).
I really wanted to play this game, any Ideas on how to fix it.
Game won't load, just a black screen with custom mouse pointer
- date: July 16, 2012
Just bought the Fable 3 collection thanks to the sale. I can't load up Fable 3 at all. The window comes up, is totally black, but I can see the custom Fable mouse pointer.
I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Windows Live Essentials, Games for Windows Live, and even downloading the xlive.dll to put into the folder (since it apparently didn't install off Steam) and still nothing.
Anything I can do?
After loading my save file, the game just leaves me with a black screen.
- date: July 16, 2011
I got GTA Vice City at the summer sales, and it's been working fine. However, now when I load my save file, it goes through all the motions of loading, it comes up with the "Vice City" screen and the pink loading bar at the bottom. It then makes the sound that the game's loaded, but all i'm left with is a black screen? I believe this happened to my brother on GTA 3 as well.
Any help appreciated.
Black screen upon starting Just Cause 2 help!
- date: August 22, 2013
When I start up Just Cause 2, it just comes up with a black screen - not even an error message from my monitor shows up. And to top it off, I can't Ctrl+Alt+Delete or Alt+F4 out of it - only way out is to reboot my computer.
It's worked fine before - but I recall changing the settings, particularly the texture resolution to "Low" (because my computer is a low-end gaming PC - it was hitting 25FPS most of the time and even 10 when water or lots of detail showed up).
Anything I can do to prevent this happening?
Limbo black screen after loading.
- date: July 20, 2012
So I got this game in a Humble Bundle and never bothered to look at it until last night. Let's just say my experience has been far from enjoyable .
First off, as soon as I launched the game, it would crash with the standard "Limbo has stopped working". I uninstalled it, and re-installed it.
Now, it doesn't crash there, it shows the loading screen for a split second and then the screen goes black.
Thing's I've tried:
-Running in windowed
-Verifying game files
-Changing the resolution
Any other ideas? All other games run fine on my computer, and it's not an issue of being below requirements as I'm miles above them. Limbo runs just fine on my laptop, but I'd rather play it on my desktop.
Start game, just a completely black screen, but sound is playing.
- date: June 18, 2012
I'm on Windows 7 32bit running an ATI Radeon HD 5700 with updated drivers.
I've googled and looked in the forums but didn't find a problem or solution for this.
Anyone have any ideas on this? Picked it up on the daily sale and starting to think it was a waste of $7.
Game Starts to a black screen
- date: September 30, 2011
it starts and I get a black screen and it sits there. Every time I load and it still happens. I see some people have played the game to mostly unhappy resolute but I would actually like to even see that. Any info on how to fix this?
AoE Gold Edition, black screen on exit
- date: September 10, 2006
If anyone could help me, i'd really appreciate it. Whenever I quit Age of Empires, I get a black screen, but i know there are windows open because i can see the cursor change when i hover over different things like the top of the taskbar. And then I have to end up shutting down, but when I do, everything comes back and i can see it beofre it shuts down.
Any idea how to fixz this?
Alien Swarm gives me the black screen of death
- date: July 26, 2010
Whenever I start Alien Swarm, it starts out fine for about two minutes. After this time, the game crashes and then my computer crashes, but my desktop light is orange and my computer light is still showing. I start Alien Swarm on a resolution of 1440x900, and I set all the game effects to medium and the pool memory setting to "Low".
Time of this report: 7/26/2010, 14:53:01
Machine name: MICROSOFT
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6002) Service Pack 2 (6002.vistasp2_gdr.100218-0019)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Dell DXP061
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 2.5.0
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4400 @ 2.00GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.0GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM
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