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Strange crashes in editor

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Strange crashes in editor

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So I just installed Dark Injections yesterday and I've been having this issue. It's crashed in the creature creator two times.

The first time I had everything installed and was just creating a base for something more complex. It just had two limbs and a head. I was just adding my first detail part on when I noticed that the shoulders of the creature were out of alignment even though symmetry was on. The game crashed immediately after and froze my computer.

So I found this thread and took the advice of disabling all of the features while still leaving DI installed. Went into the creature creator and hadn't even set up the arms before it crashed again. I did not notice anything out of alignment this time however the camera angle was not the best.

I'm using the Steam version of Spore and the only mods I have installed are DI and the force save.


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Re: Strange crashes in editor

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Moved your post to its own thread, since it doesn't sound like the same problem as the one in that other thread.

Aaaanywaves...
AsperDisaster wrote:The first time I had everything installed and was just creating a base for something more complex. It just had two limbs and a head. I was just adding my first detail part on when I noticed that the shoulders of the creature were out of alignment even though symmetry was on. The game crashed immediately after and froze my computer.
What exactly lead you to believe that your computer as a whole had frozen?
AsperDisaster wrote:So I found this thread and took the advice of disabling all of the features while still leaving DI installed. Went into the creature creator and hadn't even set up the arms before it crashed again. I did not notice anything out of alignment this time however the camera angle was not the best.
...strange. Here's a thought: Uninstall Dark Injection entirely, and then reinstall it. If that doesn't help, uninstall it, delete the downloaded copy of the .sporemod file you installed it from, and then download a fresh copy of Dark Injection, wait until the download says it's finished (not 100%, actually completed), and then install that.
AsperDisaster wrote:I'm using the Steam version of Spore
That's probably not the best idea, though I doubt it's of any relevance here.
AsperDisaster wrote:the only mods I have installed are DI and the force save.
If that's so, then you don't need Force Save - the current public build of DI has Force Save built in, while future releases will neither require nor include it, if all goes according to plan.
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Re: Strange crashes in editor

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I think it was the extra force save, I've been playing for a while now and it hasn't crashed. Thank you!
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Re: Strange crashes in editor

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AsperDisaster wrote:I think it was the extra force save, I've been playing for a while now and it hasn't crashed. Thank you!
...that doesn't even make any sense. Then again, when does this game ever make any sense?

In any case, glad to hear the problem is solved or something now.
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