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I am trying to launch crysis (original, mind you) but right at the start, its black and stays that way. When I close it, it says Crysis had encounter an error.
    
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trying to run the 64 bit version of crysis?
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any security software asking for permission in the background?
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Yes I tried both 32, and 64 bit versions, same issue at start up.
I use MSE, not security issues pop ups.

Been doing a bit of research and think its because of my card not being updated, but its to the latest update. Same with the game.
    
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yes that happen to me yesterday. i restarted my pc. restarted steam. click on crysis 2 and it updated. and everything worked after that.
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Well to be honest crysis is doing youa favor here, think of it this way. You are being saved from hours of generic 3d shooter play,bad story and less than stellar performance on the account of the over the top graffix.
In a nut shell the game consists of
cloak
shoot
cloak
shoot
Millitary assualt
Mother F***in TANK
Boom
Boom
Cloak
shoot
OMG ALIENS!!!
shoot
shoot
run BOOM
BIG ALIEN
Boom Boom
the end
*you can replace the cloak shoot sections with a rambo assault playstyle.
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Oh You Did View Post
yes that happen to me yesterday. i restarted my pc. restarted steam. click on crysis 2 and it updated. and everything worked after that.
even though we're talking about crysis 1, I still tried to restart the game and it didn't work.


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Originally Posted by Zaiger View Post
Well to be honest crysis is doing youa favor here, think of it this way. You are being saved from hours of generic 3d shooter play,bad story and less than stellar performance on the account of the over the top graffix.
In a nut shell the game consists of
cloak
shoot
cloak
shoot
Millitary assualt
Mother F***in TANK
Boom
Boom
Cloak
shoot
OMG ALIENS!!!
shoot
shoot
run BOOM
BIG ALIEN
Boom Boom
the end
*you can replace the cloak shoot sections with a rambo assault playstyle.
Lol, I just wanted to see how my card would do with this game, and wanted to play the story before playing crysis 2
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234 View Post
even though we're talking about crysis 1, I still tried to restart the game and it didn't work.



Lol, I just wanted to see how my card would do with this game, and wanted to play the story before playing crysis 2
The story really does not change over the first 5min.
Aliens are trying to kill you,you have super suit and a gun. That is about as deep as it goes. And as far as performance goes, you will still not be able to run everything to the max.
The only real advanced thing crysis did for gaming was slightly alter the premise of all the other major sci-fi shooters as it does not have anything to do with a portal in which enemies come through and try to kill you like in the doom games,quakes and halflife.
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