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PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« on: October 14, 2017, 03:35:53 PM »
Has something been changed recently around the clothing pieces or the HAK used on the server?

At first the player Jeebs had this problem, but now it seems I do. 95% of robe pieces are invisible.

Here is a screenshot of the default NWN robe that was fine before, but now:



No NWN files have been changed since I last logged in and things were fine.
Re-logging or restarting does not assist.
Happening across items and characters, including other player characters viewed from my end.

Edit: Cloaks are invisible also.

I have updated my Nvidia Video Card drivers recently. They're now sitting on version 387.92 on a GTX 980.
« Last Edit: October 20, 2017, 02:58:21 PM by InMyDarkestHours »
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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2017, 04:31:01 PM »
Are you by any chance using a Nvidia gfx card and have updated drivers recently?

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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2017, 04:35:25 PM »
Are you by any chance using a Nvidia gfx card and have updated drivers recently?

I have updated my Nvidia Video Card drivers recently. They're now sitting on version 387.92 on a GTX 980.

If it's the latest set of drivers (I installed them because they are advised they are optimized for Middle Earth: Shadow of War). It might be an issue in combination of something else I have configured.

Interestingly, I found this from back in 2016 (almost exactly a year ago): https://forums.geforce.com/default/topic/947729/neverwinter-nights-/
Which was fixed by a driver update, but there are some suggestions I might try later on.

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Edit:  The robe and cloaks DO appear when you switch from windowed-mode to full-screen via changing display resolutions in menu options.

However, if you alt-tab or switch back to Windowed mode (alt-enter), they disappear again. If you switch back to full-screen (alt-enter again), they do NOT return, unless you change display resolutions again.

Weird.
« Last Edit: October 14, 2017, 04:50:02 PM by InMyDarkestHours »
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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2017, 07:45:46 PM »
In my case it was the graphics drivers that were the culprit. It didn't seem likely since it was only the robes that were affected in my case and that seemed like an oddly specific thing to break from updating, but after reinstalling both the CEP and the hakpak I rolled back my drivers and that fixed the issue.

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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2017, 12:08:04 AM »
Are you by any chance using a Nvidia gfx card and have updated drivers recently?

I have updated my Nvidia Video Card drivers recently. They're now sitting on version 387.92 on a GTX 980.

OH sorry, not sure how I missed that.

Anyway yeah, rolling back the Nvidia drivers seem the way to go. I'm suffering the same issue here, so admittedly I'm thrilled it's just that - for a moment there I thought all the new hak content was horribly broke  :o

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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2017, 02:55:10 PM »
for a moment there I thought all the new hak content was horribly broke  :o

 :lol: When I first logged in and saw my robes were glitched, I went onto Discord and asked if the new hak had come out. Took me a while to even think of the fact that I had updated my drivers earlier in the day.

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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2017, 08:48:50 PM »
If this issue ends up being more prominent it might be worth an announcement to advise sticking to a specific NVidia driver version.

I wonder if other servers' forums have people complaining about it as well. I'll do some digging in Nvidia forums.
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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2017, 03:06:18 PM »
For reference, nothing in GeForce Forums, Amia forums, or Forgotten Realms Cormyr forums currently, but it is reported in Arelith forums: http://forum.arelith.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=14768
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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2017, 12:23:01 PM »
Sooo... what's the last working version of the nvidia drivers? :|
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Re: PRD: Robe pieces invisible
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2017, 12:52:26 PM »
385.41 is what I'm running and it works fine, though I don't know that that's the latest working version.

EDIT: Took the driver version from my device manager rather than the GeForce experience app, and it wasn't listed the same way as nVidia normally lists their drivers so I updated it with the correct version number.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2017, 03:02:56 PM »
I think the latest working drivers are 385.69:

https://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/123934
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2017, 03:29:59 PM »
Still no luck, ugh. Not sure if it's related but I'm also not seeing the new loading screens, it's just a white box.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2017, 03:52:21 PM »
I haven't tested those previous drivers yet, admittedly. Will do so when I get home. But my issue started after updating to the latest so it made sense.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2017, 03:53:33 PM »
Do you guys use the Launcher? All of these problems went away for me once I re-updated manually.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2017, 03:55:37 PM »
I used the launcher and then tried copying over everything with the manual stuff... I'll toy around with it a bit if my next attempt doesn't work.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2017, 03:59:12 PM »
I got an error when trying to overwrite. Delete all your PotM haks and re-extract.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2017, 04:08:00 PM »
Brilliant, that looks like it worked. Thanks Arawn!

Also, someone might want to look into the whole launcher thing if it's breaking files.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #17 on: November 06, 2017, 01:14:28 AM »
Anyone figure the specific driver that resolves this issue? I've tried the ones above and redownloading PoTM's files to no avail.

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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2017, 09:26:19 PM »
After updating my drivers, I appear to be encountering this issue.  I have replaced my files and redownloaded repeatedly with no resolution. Dear god, someone help me  ._. 

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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #19 on: November 06, 2017, 09:28:54 PM »
Additionally, running 388.13 on a GT650M. Nvidia

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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #20 on: November 06, 2017, 10:06:49 PM »
Roll back your drivers to fix the issue. I've listed a driver version in a post above that will run without this problem.

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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #21 on: November 06, 2017, 10:13:40 PM »
Confirmed- Driver rollback to 382.05 has fixed the issue.

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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #22 on: November 10, 2017, 03:24:15 PM »
I can confirm after a plethora of testing and searching, the only stable workaround at this stage is indeed a rollback to NVidia driver version 385.69.
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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #23 on: November 11, 2017, 02:21:49 PM »
Confirmed- Driver rollback to 382.05 has fixed the issue.
Personally, I had to go back this far.

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Re: PRD: Robe + Cloak pieces invisible
« Reply #24 on: January 29, 2018, 04:35:41 PM »
As far as I can tell by logging in and out in different areas and with robes / cloaks on, this problem is fixed by the newest NVIDIA update. That's GeForce Game Ready Driver version 390.77, which was released today. Hope it works out for everyone.

All the weird graphical glitches involving robes and cloaks disappeared for me.
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