Author Topic: Game won't start if Windows user has non-ASCII characters in their (user) name  (Read 683 times)

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Teddy

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When trying to launch the game, I get the error message attached below and the game fails to start. My Windows user account is named "Björn" (my real name), but it seems the game uses the wrong character encoding when reading the %APPDATA% environment variable (or the corresponding registry key). Judging from the "�" character, I would guess that the game incorrectly assumes UTF-8 encoding at some point.

For the record, I'm playing the Steam version of the game, and I haven't had this problem with other Steam games.
« Last Edit: October 02, 2018, 06:24:16 AM by Teddy »

 


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