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Old 11-18-2001, 04:49 PM   #1
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Hello everyone. Just got around to buying this wonderful game, and having a great time playing. i have a little problem though. i downloaded a few skins from various places, and believe i installed them correctly:

Created a directory called 'skin'
Places the d/l'ed TGA files there
Renamed them to [cname].TGA and [cname]_face.TGA

Now they work fine in a saved game, but if i try to create a new single or multiplayer game, all the characters are the same and it doesn't recognize my cd. When i delete the skns, everything works fine. What am i doing wrong?

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Old 11-18-2001, 05:05 PM   #2
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Welcome to the board - you will find hours of your life disappearing if you really get into Darkstone

As for your specific question, I am not sure why any skin file should cause the symptoms you describe unless (and this is a wild guess) somehow they are corrupted. Generally a skin will work or not, and there is no effect outwith the chatacters appearance. I would suggest trying the skins one at a time, and then discarding the ones that cause problems.

I use a couple of my own skins and have never had a problem starting a new game.

P.S. This is a wild thought, and please don't be did unzip the files if they were .zip files before renaming them....... [img]graemlins/crazyeyes.gif[/img]

Have fun [img]graemlins/wavey.gif[/img]

[ 11-18-2001: Message edited by: Mouse ]


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Old 11-19-2001, 11:34 PM   #3
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Did you by chance leave all the default skins for the characters in the 'skin' directory - then added you specialized skin? Doing it that way I have had no problems....

[ 11-19-2001: Message edited by: Gadzooks ]

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