Does Tormented Space Still Work?

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Does Tormented Space Still Work?
on: January 15, 2022, 10:09:20 pm
When I try to go to Tormented Space, it boots me back to my most recently played map on Arc Eternal. I uninstalled and reinstalled the game (Steam version), but it didn't fix it. Is Tormented Space still possible to access for anyone else?



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Re: Does Tormented Space Still Work?
Reply #1 on: January 16, 2022, 01:11:59 am
When I try to go to Tormented Space, it boots me back to my most recently played map on Arc Eternal. I uninstalled and reinstalled the game (Steam version), but it didn't fix it. Is Tormented Space still possible to access for anyone else?

Works correctly to me, I believe that your save file has somehow gotten corrupted. :(

But you could try attaching the log file in your response post, in case there's any useful information in it.
https://knucklecracker.com/forums/index.php?topic=16476.0

"Steam Windows (STEAM Version)
"c:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Creeper World 3\CW3_Data\output_log.txt"
(Note that x86 won't be present if you are on a 32 bit system)"



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Re: Does Tormented Space Still Work?
Reply #2 on: January 16, 2022, 06:52:32 am
When I try to go to Tormented Space, it boots me back to my most recently played map on Arc Eternal. I uninstalled and reinstalled the game (Steam version), but it didn't fix it. Is Tormented Space still possible to access for anyone else?

As a matter of curiosity, are you using Microsoft OneDrive or a similar, cloud-based file backup system?



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Re: Does Tormented Space Still Work?
Reply #3 on: January 17, 2022, 08:38:09 am
Thanks everybody!

Kartsen75, I'm using BackBlaze for PC backup and Dropbox for filesharing, not OneDrive though.

Builder17, my log was large (31MB) so I made a copy and cleared out the original, uninstalled/reinstalled the game, and tried to access Tormented Space. I attached that new log file, although I don't see much that's useful in it, maybe someone else can see something I don't.



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Re: Does Tormented Space Still Work?
Reply #4 on: January 17, 2022, 09:29:23 am
The first thing is reboot your whole system and try again.  There could be something as simple as a locked file that is causing the problem.

If that doesn't work, then disable steam cloud for CW3.  Right click the game in steam and go to properties, then uncheck steam cloud.  Each time you start the game it will restore any files you delete if you don't disable this first.

After that, you can try renaming this file:
c:\Users\YOUR_USER\Documents\CreeperWorld3\data\sectors\internal\200\sector.dat
Just rename it to sector.dat.bak (anything other than sector.dat).  That will reset your location with tormented space.  Make sure to do this while the game is NOT running.

If that doesn't work, then you can start removing/renaming more files in the documents\CreeperWorld3\ directory.
This file is another one to try: c:\Users\YOUR_USER\Documents\CreeperWorld3\data\systemstats.dat
And of course the entire Tormented Space sector is stored in this directory:
c:\Users\YOUR_USER\Documents\CreeperWorld3\data\sectors\internal\200






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Re: Does Tormented Space Still Work?
Reply #5 on: January 18, 2022, 09:51:23 am
That worked! I renamed the file in the 3rd paragraph (...\sectors\internal\sector.dat) with cloud saves disabled and I was able to enter Tormented Space. I was then able to turn cloud saves back on everything seems to be working fine!

By the way, are you a dev at Knuckle Cracker? I've been playing Creeper World games since the flash days, I'm a huge fan! Thank you very much for your hard work!



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Re: Does Tormented Space Still Work?
Reply #6 on: January 27, 2022, 03:40:38 pm
That worked! I renamed the file in the 3rd paragraph (...\sectors\internal\sector.dat) with cloud saves disabled and I was able to enter Tormented Space. I was then able to turn cloud saves back on everything seems to be working fine!

By the way, are you a dev at Knuckle Cracker? I've been playing Creeper World games since the flash days, I'm a huge fan! Thank you very much for your hard work!

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