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I have a remote desktop that im running this server on, i made the .bat file and i get this when i run it, the server does not show up on the custom browser [2019.10.12-17.03.50:677][ 50]LogSquad: Error: No target or source were passed in for finding shortest distance [2019.10.12-17.06.26:445]LogNet: UNetDriver::TickDispatch: Very long time between ticks. DeltaTime: 6.90, Realtime: 6.90. SteamNetDriver_1 [2019.10.12-17.06.26:445]LogNet: UNetDriver::TickDispatch: Very long time between ticks. DeltaTime: 6.90, Realtime: 6.91. SteamNetDriver_0 and a whole other host of yellow warning text
I just purchased the game today, im very pleased with the features and aspects of Squad, though there is a small problem I am facing that is with communication. I join a lobby I press V for local B for squad and G for command. Which I receive no reply. Sure maybe a prank may be ignored. So I get a friend on and see if he hears anything, puts him in my lobby in my squad etc. He hears nothing. Problem. I have a STEEL SERIES Arctis 7 wireless headset. Ive tried using default device configurations for the sound options under the control panel, ive tried updating all my drivers, even running steam as administrator. Hell I even went on the forums for hours and it seems everyone is having the same problem as me though I hear others on the game using their mics so it seems its not a large issue. Is there an aspect that I am not considering ? someone knowledgeable please help.
So this is my last resort, I don't often complain or post on forums so I'll try to make it clear as possible. It's probably been a good three months since I've last played Squad, however the last week I've attempted to play but continue to hit the black screen of death. I have followed most of the common tips online, I've unsubscribed from all previous mods not even bothering to resubscribe after fix. Verify game files, reinstall without deleting files and reinstall delete the folder completely. Now after reinstalling I can play at least once of any game of choosing and no noticeable bug issues expect my voice interactions not working. But after I relaunch complete black screen and I've even timed it to a point where I waited up to fifteen minutes before getting flustered and giving up. The logo will pop up but after that my task manager will read the program as non responsive, and yes I've ran it in administrative mode. At this point I'm at a lost and can't think of any other way to play other than completely reinstalling anytime I want to play. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
Tomstarz posted a topic in Software SupportI launch the game and I get to the opening black screen with the 2 logos on and the game just closes and I get given a crash report, I have reinstalled verified game cache and nothing HELPPPP...….
For like, reskins, maybe 3d modeling, possibly landscaping even though that's in UE4 editor. I screwed up on the brazier tutorial I tried several minutes ago so that gives you sense at my modding experience.
Not_Tactical posted a topic in Software SupportSo I got Squad yesterday and started playing it but I've noticed some really unusual framerate problems that I didn't experience on the free weekend. Several maps ran great. Kokan and all the other afghan themed maps, not to mention the forested map (with the "Castle" objective) ran great, but with some slight stuttering and framerate drops when I looked around too quickly. However a lot of maps, almost all of the eastern European maps, run like ass. And I mean some seriously confusing turbo ass. Like 2 FPS ass. And this always occurs when I move my character's head around, so it seems to have something to do with loading new assets. I tried rolling back my 3D card driver and turned off SLi, but no beans. For reference my hardware stats are... Windows 8.1 Intel i5-4690k @ 3.5 GHz, 3501 Mhz, 4 cores 2 GeForce 970s on SLi 16 gigs of ram Is anyone else experiencing this? Am I alone? Why did this start now? Should I just wait for the next update?
Hi, So after me and my fiend had played for a while, the mini-map on my friends screen got really big and out of proportion: This is his full screen. Everything was normal, just the map was oversized. Restarting the game would make the map normal again, but after some time, it went back to this. We checked the local data for errors through steam, but it said everything was fine. Kind regards GLG
Ever since squad updated to Unreal Engine 4 my computer doesn't seem to run the game. When I run the game, the launcher will show up and then i see the PC controls, but then it freezes and crashes. I always get the same error report after the crash "MachineId:805533D647E0519E60BEB48AD757D087 EpicAccountId:e541bd237fcb493e81fe0ccabe341ecb You do not have any debugging symbols required to display the callstack for this crash." My GPU is a R9 280x. If anyone knows how to fix this, I would very much appreciate it. Thank you in advance.
Snakecharmer posted a topic in Software SupportGood evening all, Sometime around 9 or 10 tonight after playing a few hours today I hopped off for a break. When I went to get back in the action I got the 'server closed connection message'. On every server. I have tried deleting the local app and binaries, verifying the game cache, my 'veteran skins' or whatever have never been turned on and I've never had a single problem with the game. Tried connecting via steam servers, all my drivers are up to date, literally nothing has changed that I'm consiously aware of. I have about 350 hours of great times and great fps with 0 problems now I'm broken :/. Anything else I can do? Never set up a VPN before and I don't get why I should have to all of a sudden? ---------------------------------------- Update: Tried reinstalling easy cheat and shutting down antivirus to no avail. I guess I'm just broken until they release some kind of fix
Hi players! I'm from the Philippines and I don't know anything about Squad aside from what I watch from Youtube. And it's f*&^king awesome! I wanna play it! But I can't seem to find information regarding the following: 1. System requirements 2. How to connect to servers/join sessions. 3. I saw some of the contents in this forum regarding updates and different versions, how do I update mine? 4. Are there any players here who are also from the Philippines? 5. Our internet connections here in the PH is really ****ed up. Will I be able to connect at least in the region of asia? (I have GTA V online and i can play it seamlessly) 6. Can you give me a link for something to read that will be very helpful for a newbie. Thank you! Cheers!
I bought Squad on steam and had no problem downloading it but when I went to launch it for the first time a message popped up saying "Missing EasyAntiCheat Launcher.dlls" Does anyone know how to fix it? It has happened on other games to different people and usually a game update fixes it.
When i start my server browser, it shows 40-70 ping for EU servers. if i join servers with 60-70 ping, it will be 150-200ms. So, it shows 60-70 ping, but in fact it will be 150-200ms in game. There is no such issue for servers with ping above 60ms.
So there's these so called terrain generators and creation tools where you can feed a bunch of parameters and they will essentially spill out terrains. Luckily for us Squad's Devs are using these (AFAIK, I might be wrong) to create authentic landscapes for the game. To show off what can be done with these precious tools here's a bunch of media: Some of these tools are industry standards for Hollywood and so on.
Zelyth posted a topic in Feedback & SuggestionsSo, there's another website I'm active on that uses the same forum software as here. I think that some forum features they added were really good additions, and they could probably work well here just as well. First: On the homepage for this forum, on the right side of the screen, there's the section that lists recent new topics. Now, I think that this should either be replaced or have another one below it that displays topics that have recently been replied to. This makes it easier to find active topics on the forum and saves time manually looking at every section and looking at the date when the last reply was posted. Second: There's some way to add a "Like" button to posts so that users can rate up comments/topics rather than posting another reply "+1"ing it. I personally think it's quicker and saves room if all someone has to say is "I agree" or "+1". Very useful for suggestion topics and seeing where popularity lies among a discussion. Thirdly: If someone quotes you, you should be sent a notification. Again, it just saves time manually going to a topic to see whether someone has replied to your comment/OP or not. It's also an alternative to following a topic, since you will only be notified when someone quotes you, and if someone quotes someone else, you won't be notified. I know for a fact that all of those things are possible, because they are all features on lcpdfr.com (moderators can redact that URL if it's against rules, I'm not trying to advertise. Not my website, either). And I generally think they make things easier and more friendly.