Monday, June 3, 2013

The Bard's Tale Gameplay and Random Crashes?

UPDATE: The fix has been issued:
After installing The Bard's Tale on my Ouya and playing for a while I decided to do a short video of the first quest so people could see the graphics and game play a little more than the initial video I did.  However, after playing it for some time I kept getting force closes.  I never got a popup about the game quit or stopped responding like normal, the game simply closed and sent me back to the menu.

I also noticed that the game never saved even though auto save is enabled.  So, I did a uninstall and reinstall, started the game and began the first quest again.   You will see in the video below, the first quest but at the end just before the video ends, when it kicks me out to the menu, was not of my own accord.

I can't put my finger on the issue, but it seems to happen every 2 minutes or so, but sometimes happens in shorter intervals.  Is anyone else experiencing this?  Let us know in the comments.

14 comments:

  1. Still is not fixed. Tried playing this game tonight and it still boots me to the main menu.

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  2. That's weird. They went out of their way to let us know. Did you delete the game and reinstall? The OUYA doesn't update games yet you have to do it manually

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  3. Ah. I'll have to try that next. It's just odd since I just received OUYA in the mail last night and this was the first game I had tried to play. Did the demo, then bought the game and interacting with anyone or a few minutes after my loaded game from outside the starting tavern, it just boots me back to the OUYA menu. I'll reinstall definitely to test.

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  4. Well if you installed last night that should be the fixed version. Strange.

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  5. "me too" and I just got my ouya a few hours ago, so it should be the update. I want to buy it but not if it isn't playable. (so far it is the first title I really really want.)

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  6. I have confirmed, at least on mine that it is indeed fixed.

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  7. It did get less frequent after I rebooted, but never stopped entirely. I got the purchasing issue resolved, but haven't had a chance to play the full version yet to see if it continues - huge foreground downloads from slow servers make me sad. (It finally finished sometime overnight.) I'll report back after work if it keeps crashing.

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  8. Got home, installed the newest ouya update, got through the very first speech from the old man and as soon as I entered the broch and looted the chest I was looking at the list of games..
    Definitively not solved yet, although it may be better than it was. (I'm happy to grab logs and test whatever if needed. my nick at gmail.com)

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  9. I have no problem with it until the end of the trial. I purchased the game. And after the full download, it seems like it doesn't have OUYA support, keys not working except for the trackpad. And I have already paid for it =__= hope they resolve it

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  10. You might want to try to install 1Market from there: http://ou.ya.de/shops It has a feature to update Android Apps. As this uses the "normal" versions: Use at your own risk

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  11. I still have the same problem. Very upset!

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  12. This article is from months ago, I bought it today and still have the same problem!!!

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  13. this game still does not work :(. Someone is busy using all their money they earned from converting an old game for this Piece'o'crap machine :(.... someone shud take a look on makin a fix, it is a nice game after all

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