Topic: Windows 10 Issues, SFC3 Launches, but crashes when I load a campaign mission  (Read 4406 times)

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Offline Gordo

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Hi All, I've spent a ton of time trying to figure out why this happens. I can load a quick single player skirmish fine. But whenever I try to start a new campaign mission it crashes out with this error.

I've added all of the windows 10 fixes/ patches/ and voodoo .  Hopefully Somebody has an idea. See Error message below.

Unhandled Exception! in Version 1.01 Build 534
SFC3.exe caused an EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION in module ModelRendererR.DLL at 0023:510341B5

EAX=000022BC  EBX=0EF204A8  ECX=0000000C  EDX=00000030  ESI=157CCFF0
EDI=15BB0360  EBP=0019E71C  ESP=0019E5A0  EIP=510341B5  FLG=00210206
CS=0023   DS=002B  SS=002B  ES=002B   FS=0053  GS=002B

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That is an error code for a model. Most likely a break model.  We encountered a similar issue with one of our station models for our Typhon Pact mod when we updated it with the HD reShade patch that comes with the dgVoodoo for Windows 10.  What we had to do was reduce the complexity (number/detail of the pieces) of the break model, recompile it and it fixed the issue.

If you want to verify a specific model, try loading the model that you suspect is causing the issue.  If it crashes, then that is the model causing the error.  Unfortunately, if you have several models having issues, the error will generate and crash the game on the first model it finds that is in conflict. 

If you are playing the stock game, you shouldn't be getting this issue though.  The most current dgVoodoo + reShade for Windows 10 works without issue for the stock game. Only mods that have not been updated for use with Windows 10 or the reShade may encounter the problem depending on model rendering aspects, etcetera.

General Windows 10 install overview using H&S dgVoodoo + reShade:

1. Install SFC3
2. Install Taldren Beta Patch v534b (REQUIRED!).
3. Give Windows administration rights to the directory, then manually set your display resolution to 1024 x 768 and set game compatibility to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (normally don't need to do this is you are using the SFC Launcher).
3. Download and install SFC Launcher and place it on the desktop: https://hotandspicyforums.com/sfc-launcher-august-2019-t26181.html
4. Download and extract dgVoodoo + reShade (Jan2020) into the SFC3 directory: https://hotandspicyforums.com/dgvoodoo-reshade-jan2020-t27492.html
5. Install ZeroTier One on your Windows system (skip this step unless you intend to play on the H&S SFC3 DynaServer): https://hotandspicyforums.com/new-dynaverse-player-quick-start-guide-t26620.html#p270033
6. Test your game. 

7. mod files can now be added if applicable.
« Last Edit: April 19, 2020, 08:27:39 pm by AlDaja »
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