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Offline Moon_Dew

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How do I install the nightlys?
« on: September 09, 2015, 03:29:08 am »
I've read the instructions, and I've asked around on Reddit, but I still have no idea how to install the nightly!  Seriously, someone, please, take my hand and guide me through this step by step!  I'm using Windows 8 and a Steam copy of UFO Defense.

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2015, 10:22:34 am »
I will help, but only if you promise you will reply afterwards, what was it you did wrong...

0. turn on your PC, log in, make sure you are connected to the Internet
1. download latest nightly build from here: https://openxcom.org/git-builds/
2. put it on your desktop
3. extract the content of the archive
4. go into the subfolder called "UFO"
5. open the "README.txt" file... it says which files from the Steam game you need to copy over
6. copy the files
7. run by double-clicking on "OpenXcom.exe"
8. enjoy

You can check also a video I made earlier... it shows more than just this, the only part you need is between 02:24 and 04:17, please ignore the rest.
Link: https://youtu.be/UpuGyPSEA-g
« Last Edit: September 09, 2015, 10:25:03 am by Meridian »

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2015, 11:36:38 am »
same forme done everything you said i click the exe and nothing happens but a spinny load symbol next tomy cursor :'(

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2015, 03:08:30 pm »
same forme done everything you said i click the exe and nothing happens but a spinny load symbol next tomy cursor :'(

5. open the "README.txt" file... it says which files from the Steam game you need to copy over
6. copy the files


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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2015, 04:46:32 pm »
i have done. several times now

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2015, 04:54:14 pm »
better yet i have 12 openxcom exe's running in the background in my taskmanager doing nothing...... cant end them cant open them. awsome  :)

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2015, 05:15:01 pm »
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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2015, 05:16:46 pm »
nothing happens with exe just does nothing

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2015, 05:32:33 pm »
yea been fucking about with this all day now awsome work pitty i never got a chance to actually play it

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2015, 11:38:45 pm »
mine has been doing the same thing for me; i got some more info from it by disabling my AVAST! Pro antivirus software. It still does not run, saying it cannot find TERRAIN/BLANKS.TAB

this is a fresh install no mods

EDIT: got it, when I was copying files over, it didn't like the terrain folder for some reason.

@ juicebox1062

You need to DL the master version; 1.0. it has a bunch of .DLL file you need, copy them into the file with the .exe

« Last Edit: December 13, 2015, 11:43:54 pm by MFive »

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2015, 12:35:23 am »
Sounds like your antivirus is blocking it.

You need to DL the master version; 1.0. it has a bunch of .DLL file you need, copy them into the file with the .exe
You don't actually.

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2015, 02:47:06 am »
Sounds like your antivirus is blocking it.
You don't actually.

Good to know; thanks.

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2015, 06:49:23 am »
ill give it another bash. cheers  ;D

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Re: How do I install the nightlys?
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2015, 09:44:12 pm »
After a few hours finialy got it working. had to disable avast unistall xcom ufo + tftd from steam, re install everything. bobs your uncle cheers guys !  :) :) :) :) :) :)