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#1 Apr 29 2009 at 2:33 AM Rating: Good
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When I can't install a game from Google Chrome, or Firefox (with all my addons turned off) there is something seriously wrong.

I had to use IE to install this game because it's all tied in to the website, not the best move IMO. Wonky installs only serve to set my expectations, and my first impressions, to "abysmal." So, they've already got a near vertical climb in order to impress me with this game.


Here's hoping.
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#2 Apr 29 2009 at 5:02 AM Rating: Decent
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When I wiped the Beta Install (total uninstall and folders wiped), and tried to install the game again (The 'Final' Non-Beta) (with Firefox 2.0.0.20) it was crash city for about an hour (just about gave up) then I tried IE6 and at least got through the tutorials. Did a few quests (crash Crash). Then went back to Firefox, after about another 10 or 15 crashes loading stuff it seemed to settle down.

Been working ok since then, after A LOT of pain..
Firefox 2.0.0.20 / Windows XP Professional SP2

Cheers

#3 Apr 29 2009 at 5:29 AM Rating: Good
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I got it working, it runs well through Chrome and FireFox for me. It does get a little choppy when run in a window, but I can handle that. My main gripe was the fact that I was forced to use a browser I despise in order to install the game.

Other than that, it's a surprisingly good game, I'm impressed. ****, I may even subscribe seeing as it's only 5$ a month. Reminds me of puzzle pirates, with less suckage.
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#4 Apr 29 2009 at 9:06 AM Rating: Decent
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I didn't wipe anything from my Beta test, and my update (about 8 mgs) took about 15 seconds in Firefox...
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#5 Apr 29 2009 at 9:30 AM Rating: Decent
I installed this morning from the latest version of Firefox (after allowing everything in Noscript), and it went without a hitch and didn't take long either.

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#6 Apr 29 2009 at 9:39 AM Rating: Decent
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I haven't had any trouble installing via Firefox through either an XP or Vista Ultimate system.

I'm curious if an anti virus program or Internet safety tool could be interfering with the process.
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#7 May 01 2009 at 7:54 AM Rating: Excellent
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I didn't have any trouble with it either, when running Firefox.
#8 May 01 2009 at 8:31 AM Rating: Decent
Same here, Firefox 3.0.8 and Flash 10 on Windows 7 and no issues whatsoever.
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