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List of issues and known solutions. Troubleshooting RBDoom3bfg and Doom 3 BFG Hi Def mod.

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First thing to be said is RBDoom3bfg only works with the BFG edition of the game.

Barrel error:2.9c should not happen anymore
If a map crashes and in the console it says it couldn't load the collision model for exp_barrel then go into your Doom 3 bfg directory, then into the base folder, then the generated folder and delete the folder named "collision" and "models" folders. The game will regenerate those and you will be back to working. if you still end up with a issue delete the models folder in the generated folder as well. If you are running a mod the mods folder will have a generated folder as well. delete the same folders in there also. If you never want to see it again and dont care if the barrels look like octagons delete the "exp_barrelfuck.lwo" in the \base\models\mapobjects\fuel_barrel\ folder.


Caverns 2 brick crash everyone should just do this now.
delete the caverns2.map file in base/maps/game and the map folder in the base/generated folder.


Erebus 3 crash to desktop
delete the "zombified_jumpsuit" texture folder in base/models/character/male_npc/


WIndows 10:
run RBDoom3bfg in Windows 8 compatibility if it crashes at the start.


"Couldn't load default.cfg"

If you ran from a shortcut the property "start in" in the shortcut properties is wrong. or you didn't install to your Doom 3 BFG install directory. Make sure you installed there(RBDoom3bfg.exe and Doom 3 BFG.exe should be in the same folder) if so run from the RBDoom3bfg.exe. If it runs make a new shortcut.


Crashing while loading a map/level:
Previous versions of Doom 3 BFG high def mod had some ASE files from another mod causing a corruption in the generated collision model. To fix Install Doom 3 BFG mod 2.0 or delete all the asc files from the models folder. You may end up deleting the generated folder as well.

Previous versions of Doom 3 BFG high def mod had Phrozo's materials and defs calling for images and PRT's not included in Phrozo's mod. To fix install Doom 3 BFG Hi Def 2.0, or extract resources to get the stock files, or delete the def, materials, and scripts folders in the base and reinstall doom 3 bfg hi def 2.0 or higher.


Graphic Issues:
Renderprogs is not needed in the base folder remove. They are now built into the engine, old ones in the base folder will cause graphic issues.

Modlauncher: This project was abandoned and is not supported anymore by whoever made it. It comes with 3 problems. 1. A older version of RBDoom3bfg. 2. Renderprogs in the base folder. 3. Having to extract all the resources to run mods. To fix Don't install. if you did reinstall newer version of RBDoom3bfg back and remove Renderprogs folder from the base. You do not need to run this for Doom 3 BFg Hi Def mod.


Previous versions Doom 3 BFG Hi Def:
If you have any version before 2.0 there was some issues. If you install 2.0 it removes those folders. If you didn't remove the Material, def, script, and models folders and reinstall. Anything above 2.0 does not remove these folders.


Decal madness::
Decals going crazy and/or acting weird (like visable thru walls), if you are using the Reshade that is what is causing it. Reshade is made for Doom 3 bfg not really for RBDoom3bfg.


Saved games:
Old doom 3 glitch, updates will cause saved games not to work.


steam achievements:
don't work since the console is enabled


language not english:
seta sys_lang "english" - add this to default.cfg with notepad


Comments
fotomihalos
fotomihalos

In RoE, I get a crash everytime I try to load a lever from erebus 3 and above. Up to erebus 2 I play with no problem at all. I also played original doom3bfg highdef with no problem at all. The crash I get is complete, meaning I get thrown out at windows with a "program has stopped working" or sth message.I have tried ver2.2 and 2.5 with same results. Any ideas?

System Specs: Win7 64bit, AMD fx6300 six core 8gb ddr3, GT730 4gb ddr3

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Stexible
Stexible

How can I combine several mods for RBDoom3bfg to launch together? If every mod has his own .bat launcher.

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y2keeth Author
y2keeth

Does not work that way, you would have to make a new mod combining all the files from each mod.

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hoover1979
hoover1979

I installed the mod into my Steam version of BFG edition and I can't load one single level. it sits there with the HDD going bonkers and if I hadn't checked in task manager I would not have known in the background was

"RBDoom3BFG.exe has stopped working"

I tried to run this mod 10 times and got the same results every time.

This mod will not work for me.

My Specs:
Telstra NBN Broadband (100Mbps D / 40Mbps U)
T-Gateway router 2.4Ghz (Will add dual band 5Ghz wifi router soon)
Windows 7 Professional SP1 (x64)
ASUS z97-K Motherboard
Intel i7-4790k@ 4.0-4.4Ghz
Noctua NH-L12 Air Cooler
32Gb Corsair Vengeance Pro 2400 DDR3 RAM
Gigabyte Geforce GTX970 G1 gaming with Windforce Cooler, Backplate and 4Gb GDDR5 RAM
Latest Nvidia Display drivers (Using DDU first when updating)
over 10Tb storage (WD Caviar HDDs)
Logitech F-710 Wireless controller
Logitech G710+ Gaming Keyboard
Logitech G502 Proteus Core customizeable Gaming mouse with 8 buttons
Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Flightstick
ASUS VG278 27" 3D Monitor 120Hz with Nvidia 3D vision 2 (3D Disabled when troubleshooting)
3D Vision 2 shutter glasses kit
600w PSU
Fractal Design Define XL R2 Full tower case (side panel removed to reduce heat)

I will try un-installing BFG edition on Steam Client and re-downloading it and re applying the mod to see if that works.

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hoover1979
hoover1979

Reinstalling Doom3BFG and reinstalling mod got game to run. However it crashes to menu trying to load Alpha Labs 1. Some issue about an exploding barrel and a collision point got spat out on the in-game console.

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TomDiMura
TomDiMura

Hi Hoover I am having the exact same problem as you. Does your crash also include opening up a command prompt window similar to how you would enter a cheat or some kind of command. Other than that I have had zero problems up until Alpha 1 I can choose Dev in the game menu and load Alpha 2 ok but Alpha 1 is borked. Does anyone know how to fix this because I am loving this mod to the extreme. Thanks in advance

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y2keeth Author
y2keeth

go into your Doom 3 bfg directory, then into the base folder, then the generated folder and delete the folder named "collison". The game will regenerate those and you will be back to working.

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Guest
Guest

Hi thank you for your prompt response. The mod is amazing very very impressed. Is there any way to fix that crash that i asked you about where you have to delete the collision folder? If that could be fixed this will be the ultimate mod for Doom 3 BFG by far. I play this game maxed out at 1080p on a 75 laser 3d tv and i am amazed by the difference. Thank you so much for fixing what the developers should have given us in the first place I am so tired of double and triple dipping just to get the definitive version of a game I really like. Keep up the great work.

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y2keeth Author
y2keeth

You can try deleting everything in the Generated folder except the "Images" folder and try that. If you are running a mod you have to do it in that mods generated folder as well.

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tiduscrying
tiduscrying

I only have this mod installed, but deleting everything except the "Images" folder seemed to do the trick. Thanks for the mod and continuing support on it!

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Guest
Guest

thank you y2keeth ¬°problem solved¬° by deleting all but images folder in the generated folder,

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y2keeth Author
y2keeth

great glad its workin for you

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Revenant_Solborne
Revenant_Solborne

The game is crashing when I try loading Erebus Level 3 or anything higher. Seems I'm not the only either. Anyone have a fix?

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killerdude1463928635
killerdude1463928635

Did you delete your "...\DOOM 3 BFG Edition\base\generated" folder? That did the trick when it started crashing Doom 3 for me.

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apenner83
apenner83

This mod lags terribly for me at certain places and locks the game to 30fps for a while. Maybe it's because of windows 10. Vanilla Version runs just fine. I have a 1070 card.

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Sniperfcj
Sniperfcj

To add to my post as "Guest": I only get the crash in that same spot. ROE and Lost Mission run flawlessly from start to finish. If i try to go into "DEV" in the Menu, and start Delta Labs 2a from there, it crashes too. Reinstall, and starting all over, did nothing. Oh, if i go to "Dev", and jump to "Delta Labs 2b", it starts there with no problem? Running latest RBDoom3bfg + patch 3.2 + 3.3. On a Intel 9900kf with GeForce 3070 card, and Win11.

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y2keeth Author
y2keeth

try the new version 4.0
Moddb.com
and the new rbdoom3bfg
Moddb.com
plus the new rbdoom3 patch
Moddb.com

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