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Games not starting, I verified the game Cache to which it tried to download 23.7MB's, which does nothing.

Upon start up of the game I see my Steam Icon change to Green then back to blue as though I were in a game then kicked out.

Nothing's working and this is the 2nd clean install of the game... any idea's?
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Have you done anything since before it stopped working? Driver updates etc?
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Have you done anything since before it stopped working? Driver updates etc?
This is a clean OS as well, so all drivers are installed and updated, Direct X was installed as well and fully updated. Before the clean install it worked perfectly, but now it wont
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When you try to launch it, check the task manager to see if the Shogun2.exe is running (and continues to do so) or if it immediately closes.

Also (i may be chatting total balls here - but worth a shot) try uninstalling your current version of physx and using this one http://www.nvidia.com/object/physx-9...13-driver.html

I think the newest drivers (285.62) include a different version of physx that -may- cause some problems. (atleast it did for me on APB: Reloaded)
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Well I just reinstalled my Video card driver, and I couldn't install what you gave me, seeing how I have a newer version of it :/
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Well I just reinstalled my Video card driver, and I couldn't install what you gave me, seeing how I have a newer version of it :/
You need to uninstall the older version of Nvidia PhysX via the Control Panel > Uninstall a Program

Then you can try that version of PhysX. Its a shot in the dark but for such an epic game anything is worth trying
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You need to uninstall the older version of Nvidia PhysX via the Control Panel > Uninstall a Program

Then you can try that version of PhysX. Its a shot in the dark but for such an epic game anything is worth trying
didn't fix the problem :/
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try running the redist installer "vcredist_x86", seemed to have worked for some people, typically its located here;

C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\otal war shogun 2\
edist
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try running the redist installer "vcredist_x86", seemed to have worked for some people, typically its located here;

C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steamapps\\common\otal war shogun 2\
edist
+rep for you sir, that fixed it
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+rep for you sir, that fixed it
Glad to help!

I've clocked over 200 hrs in that game - i couldn't let you be deprived of its epicness!
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