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Game won't launch
« on: April 13, 2020, 02:45:44 PM »
I have tried redownloading all the files and everything else I can think to do but the game won't launch. I click play and it just cancels the action. All of my other steam games will launch.


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Re: Game won't launch
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2020, 02:49:47 PM »
It even launches the worldbuilder it just wont let me play the actual game.


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Re: Game won't launch
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2020, 02:07:07 AM »
Try navigating to ...:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Neverwinter Nights\bin\win32

And double clicking 'nwmain.exe'.

If that does nothing at all, try verifying game files/reinstall.


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Re: Game won't launch
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2020, 01:41:16 PM »
Try just deleting the settings.tml file. 

I find when this happens it is because that file got corrupted.

You'll probably need to reset your graphics settings like resolution and such, but that has fixed it for me.

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Re: Game won't launch
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2020, 06:31:33 PM »
Reposting  this. Some reason the new Bioware update did sometging wierd where I couldn't execute nwn. M. CEASARS suggestion fixed that up fairly easy. I recommend if NWN doesnt work when you click the app to use his method.
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