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Offline SvenBogdanoff

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Area 51 No mods folder!
« on: September 06, 2018, 09:25:23 am »
Hey I have the newest nightly and tried to install area 51 but i have no mods folder in the directory MyDocuments/openxcom

any ideas what I can do? I tried creating a new folder to no avail and I'm stumped (I also suck at this kind of stuff most of the time)

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Re: Area 51 No mods folder!
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2018, 10:25:09 am »
Did you use an Installer and did you install into Program Files and did you use Portable install option?

If yes:
- either don't use portable install option
- or install somewhere into not protected destination (i.e. somewhere else than program files)

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Re: Area 51 No mods folder!
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2018, 08:23:37 pm »
also;  to get the "mods" folder you need to launch the game at least once after installing it.

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Re: Area 51 No mods folder!
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2018, 09:41:35 pm »
Did you use an Installer and did you install into Program Files and did you use Portable install option?

If yes:
- either don't use portable install option
- or install somewhere into not protected destination (i.e. somewhere else than program files)

I installed into program files, and I believe I did use an installer, how else do you install it w/o an installer?

and yes I have launched the game already many times.

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Re: Area 51 No mods folder!
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2018, 09:51:27 pm »
You didn't say if you used Portable installation or not.

If yes, uninstall, purge everything and install without it.

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Re: Area 51 No mods folder!
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2018, 01:05:24 am »
This worked I have the mods folder and copied Area 51 to it, everything's running good. Really appreciate it!

« Last Edit: September 07, 2018, 01:09:19 am by SvenBogdanoff »

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Re: Area 51 No mods folder!
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2018, 03:27:14 am »
I don't use portable installs, i use regular installs instead. :)


You might've right, i'm not going with portable installs since it's a bad idea to do it.


I think i couldn't remember what month or day i've installed my OpenXCOM nightly on (Probably January or May or any month or year i think i've installed it necessarily speaking.  ???)