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Alex Walz
09-29-2011, 06:10 PM
Thank you to everyone who participated in the beta. The following instructions are here to ensure a smooth transition from the beta build to the retail.

1.) Go to Add/Remove Programs under Control Panel/Programs, and uninstall the Dawn of Fantasy program.
2.) Go to your user directory (C:\Users\Your User Name Here) with 'Show Hidden Files and Folders' enabled (see here (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-see-hidden-files-in-windows/) for details), the folder AppData should appear.
3.) Navigate from your user directory to AppData, and then to Local. For more instruction, see:

Windows 7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTCXZdOf06Y
Windows XP: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Application_data_folder_in_windows_xp
Windows Vista: http://techqa.wordpress.com/2008/08/24/appdata-folder-in-windows-vista/

4.) There should be a folder named DoFUpdater there, delete it.
5) Install the purchased copy of Dawn of Fantasy, either from the cd or the digital download.

You are now ready to play the retail version of Dawn of Fantasy. :)

Thanks again for your help throughout the beta period, and we hope you enjoy the retail version!

Zerwas
09-30-2011, 08:06 AM
Hi all

now i bought the game ==> beta worked fine ==> Release wont start (brand new install with all old files from beta deleted)

Updater says up2date and i can click on play
now the intro starts after that app crashes with


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Dof.exe
Application Version: 0.0.0.0
Application Timestamp: 4e821159
Fault Module Name: Mithrill.dll
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 4e85017a
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00234a8d
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1031
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789[/QUOTE]

DotNet Framework
1031
v1.0.3705
v1.1.4322
v2.0.50727
v3.0
v3.5
v4.0.30319


DotNet FrameworkX64
1031
v2.0.50727
v3.0
v3.5
v4.0.30319

Microsoft VC++ 2005/2008/2010 x86 and x64

DirectX 11 /10 /9 Pack all newest


IE 9.0.8112.16421 UpdateVersion 9.0.2
Firefox Newest
Opera Newest

LOG1

Time is 2011 9 30 15:48
Mithrill Setting Up 0,0
Found 4 Proccessors
Lua Opened
Lua Set Up
Found aihomelands
Found homeland
Found intromap
Found introvid.st
Found introvid.ws
Found introvid505.st
Found introvid505.ws
Found quests
Found regions
Found resource
Found skirmish
Found towns
Found worldmap
PackManager Initialized
Default Settings Initialized
Raster SetUp Begin
Raster Formats Decided BackBuffer=22 ZBuffer=75
Raster Entered 1680x1050 @0
Raster ShadowMap Format=D3DFMT_A16R16G16B16F
Raster DXTN Support Found
Using Compressed Textures
Raster SetUp
Audio SetUp Begin
Audio SetUp Finished
Raster Error Font GetCharWidth32 failed
Raster Error Font GetTextExtentPoint32 failed
Creating a texture "Devinne Swash 18 400 0 0 0.bmp"failed with dimensions 0x256
[/QUOTE]

NewUpdaterUpdate.txt
Updater-2.1.0.0/UpdaterUpdate.exe|c2980c2a88aa4980814438a5529d5c34


[QUOTE]UpdaterLog.txt
Tag: DEBUG


TimeStamp:30.09.2011 15:42:51


Details:Version Cache Data


Non Verified File Count : 0


Files Added Count : 16308


Saved File Count : 16308



In Folder Fonts there are DevinneSwash.ttf DevinneSwashShadow.ttf present

Please excuse my bad english my main language is german
and thanks for help hope this is soon fixed cause never had that problem with any of the beta releases

cause of i cant post at http://www.reverieworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3946&highlight=mithrill.dll i did post it here hope thats not a problem

Zerwas
09-30-2011, 10:21 AM
Did reinstall DotNetFX40Client from game dir
and redownload Mithrill.dll ScintillaNET.dll
Game launches now
now i only get cdkey error at creating account

Zerwas
09-30-2011, 10:33 AM
Tried again Create account 3 times now all OK
Hac Account and able to login :)

Konstantin Fomenko
09-30-2011, 10:55 AM
Great! glad you were able to resolve, I was just about to post but refresh and saw your happy ending:D

Welcome back!!!

Braindawg
09-30-2011, 07:59 PM
god i feel ******ed, my cd key wouldnt work because i put an O instead of a 0 for one part of it.
but it works now so im happy :)
nvm my game starts up normally but I cant creat my account, says the cd key wont work :(
........acutally hold that thought.
I hate myself, I made the same mistake with my key again, it works now :P

SgtOx
10-23-2011, 12:24 PM
Are you talking about the Beta testers that didn't pay to play? I paid $29.99 but was still in Beta, so do I have to do what was posted above? And if so, the Key that I used will still work to digitaly download the retail version?

Brian Shingles
10-24-2011, 06:49 AM
Are you talking about the Beta testers that didn't pay to play? I paid $29.99 but was still in Beta, so do I have to do what was posted above? And if so, the Key that I used will still work to digitaly download the retail version?

These instructions are for those who had the beta version of the game installed and have since purchased the game. So, yes, I would say you need to follow the instructions above.

Your old beta key will no longer work, you will need to use your new retail key for installation and account creation.

SgtOx
10-24-2011, 12:21 PM
So I have to buy the game again? :confused:

Brian Shingles
10-24-2011, 12:37 PM
So I have to buy the game again? :confused:

No, you only need to buy once. When you bought the game, you should have received a retail key, this is the key you need to use to install the game and create an account.

If you played the beta, you would have had a different beta key, but that key is no longer valid.

If you pre-ordered the game and have not yet received your boxed copy or download instructions with a retail key, then you will need to contact the retailer you purchased the game from.

You will need to uninstall the beta version of the game as per the instructions above and install the retail version of the game.

SgtOx
10-25-2011, 06:46 AM
I'm talking about the $29.99 I paid. So that was to "buy" the Beta and now I have to pay $34.99 for retail? or whatever the price is, can't remember.

Brian Shingles
10-25-2011, 10:04 AM
I'm talking about the $29.99 I paid. So that was to "buy" the Beta and now I have to pay $34.99 for retail? or whatever the price is, can't remember.

No, you didn't "buy" the beta. The beta was free!

Towards the end of the beta you could pre-order the game. If you have not received your pre-ordered copy of the game or the download instructions (if it was a digital copy) with a retail key, then you need to contact the retailer you bought the game from.

Regardless of whether you pre-ordered the game or not, if you played before September 30th you were playing the beta version of the game using a beta key to play (that you got just by signing up to the forums) and you will need to uninstall the beta version of the game.

Do you have a retail key? If not, contact the retailer you bought the game from.

Have you tried following the instructions to install the game?

Thrall Warchief
11-29-2011, 07:59 AM
When I do as instructed for windows 7 it always says acces denied.
how can I remove Dof Updater

Thrall Warchief
11-29-2011, 08:04 AM
Ok I did it with the alternative way to display hidden folder, but I see no DoFupdater map inside appdata is that good?

Thrall Warchief
11-29-2011, 10:53 AM
I been patching more then a hour now it is frozen at connecting to server and nothing happens.

what can I do now


Edit: after I restart the computer I could come to the serial input, it is patching again hope it works