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  1. This post is to increase awareness about the details of buying this game through the Microsoft Store, which I personally have never done for any game or product that I know of except this one. 1. The game's install location will be locked behind an OS security scheme in a hidden folder in your x64 program files folder. In order to access the game for mods or other normal gamer activity like linking mouse profiles, adding to game libraries etc, you'll need to take ownership of this entire hidden folder through advanced security settings - which probably has non-zero ramifications for system security. 2. If you have never used the Xbox services on your PC for anything, then you will be repeatedly hounded to create a gamertag with a large popup Windows 10 panel that obscures the main menu - at every start of the game and each time after leaving the settings screen in the main menu area. 3. If you begin a game without creating an Xbox Live gamertag (in case the idea doesn't interest you even a little bit) and then later decide it's harmless to do so, and you do so, then your savegame(s) will disappear. They won't be in a folder to find and relocate to a new folder, they won't be in some oblivion in a cloud, they will cease to exist for your purposes. This may also happen if you decide to change your gamertag at some point. Since at least 2012 we PC gamers have been enjoying this feature. **EDIT: If you just sign out of Xbox Live your savegame(s) will return, along with the panel. Call it meta-dystopian.** 4. If you decide that all this is really great deployment of the Live service and is well designed and everything, but you just feel it's not a good fit and try to request a refund from Microsoft, then be prepared to deal with that process, which is all I will say about it as I haven't attempted this myself. I'd rather just accept the sale price of $44 for this imperfect version - I mean after all it did presumably go to Obsidian even though the software has been arbitrarily mangled by a third party who knows little to nothing about PC games deployment despite being in operation for some number of years. So, this isn't a cautionary tale or a critique of a large distributor, or a blasting of the Xbox Live Services PC team, nor even an angry rant about a situation that seems illogical or asinine or pathetic - it's just a friendly list of items I've observed in my experiment with Xbox Live and this lovely game, and it is lovely thank you Obsidian - for everything. Now for some obscura: the Book of the Machines was written by frightened villagers in a desolate waste! Do not be led astray!
  2. So I moved to a new computer and copy pasted my save games back into the C:/Users/Saved Games folder from my file history backup. But on launching the game and loading where I left off PoE became stuck on a black screen with the hand mouse cursor still moveable, eventually it crashed and when I reloaded in all my saves were gone and continue and load were greyed out buttons. I've tried creating new games and leaving just one save file in the saved games folder, which is unsuccessful as well. When I create a new game, quit and relaunch that save is not recognized as well. I've restarted the computer and reinstalled the game and still no dice. I've been searching online but all the fixes I've found have been unsuccessful. The only thing that really stands out to me is that all the saved game files are doubled up and there's a folder within the PoE folder called '2.0 Save Games Backup' full of another round of copies of the saved games that are also doubled up. Help please i'm already like 30+ hours in and don't want to lose my Char.
  3. I hope you can help me! I do own this game since July and couldn't hardly play it at all until now! The problem is again and again that the load-button for my savegames is greyed out. In the past it has worked when I have restarted the game a few times again. This method and all other solutions suggested in this forum do not work for me anymore! Not only that I have spent money to be able to play this game, also nobody of Obsidian couldn't help me with this problem! They told me to try it in this forum. You are my last hope! It was often suggested to delete the "LocalLow" oder "LocalTenp" folders. These folders are not created on my PC. At least I can not find them. I do play on steam, using Windows 7 64 bit. I really hope you can help me, since I loved this game so much!! Best ChrisHinrich
  4. I have just finished the game and I found a number of really annoying bugs and I am also experiencing game crashes occasionally. Since I started the game with an earlier game version, I am not going to post the bugs just yet, the game crashes however occur when I launch the game therefore I believe that issue is not related to the savegames. I use the GOG Galaxy client. I have attached the output logs of the crashes below and my system information. I hope everything is there that is required. I will post the bugs too later on. As I wrote above the crashes occur when I try to launch the game. output_log.txt output_log.txt output_log.txt output_log.txt output_log.txt output_log.txt DxDiag.txt
  5. When I start the game in steam, I can only click in "New Game". Options two and three stay loading and, during the game, I cannot save game. Please help. O.S: Windows 8.1 Intel i7 4700MQ 2,40 ghz Graphics: Nvidia 740M 1 ghz RAM 4 gb I have tried even updating to new beta 1.04, but still nothing. I have verified cache, unchecked Steam Cloud, but nothing, I cannot save games.
  6. I play PoE using Steam on my Macbook Pro and on my Windows machine, but the savegames are not syncing between two platforms.
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