Does Stencyl.exe not launch Stencyl for you? [UPDATED Apr 25]

Jon

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A small percentage of Windows users are unable to use the Stencyl launcher (Stencyl.exe) for reasons that elude us. To be clear, this is a fault of the launcher, not with Stencyl itself.

We'd like to resolve this issue but need your help in testing a solution.

Attached is a new launcher (EXE). Just dump it into your Stencyl install directory and replace the existing Stencyl.exe.

Regardless of whether the old launcher worked or not, let us know if this new launcher works for you, and tell us what flavor of Windows you are on.

If the old launcher did not work, please mention that too - we want to make this work for everybody, but we need followup to deliver the right fix.


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[Updated on Wednesday, April 25th due to some AV software mistakenly flagging the launcher as a virus. I switched back to the old launcher generator and changed some fields to make it work. Please help us test this!]

« Last Edit: April 24, 2012, 11:35:50 pm by Jon »

Stipipoy

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Just to let you know, I installed 2.0 using the original installer and it did work for me, I'm using Windows 7, 32 bit, Professional Edition. Tried using this new .exe file, followed the instructions and was able to launch 2.0 again w/out any issues.
Stephen
Send me an email.

Gerald

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The new launcher worked perfectly. Running on Win7 32/64bit. Thanks for fixing it.

Jon

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The new launcher worked perfectly. Running on Win7 32/64bit. Thanks for fixing it.

Thanks. To confirm, the "old" launcher that shipped with 2.0 did not work for you?

Gerald

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The new launcher worked perfectly. Running on Win7 32/64bit. Thanks for fixing it.

Thanks. To confirm, the "old" launcher that shipped with 2.0 did not work for you?
The old launcher that was shipped did not work for me, yes.

Rob

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I've send out notices to other folks on this forum who have problems with the old default launcher. Hopefully, they can also confirm.
GOLDEN RULE #1 : SAVE YOUR GAMES FREQUENTLY
IOS/XCODE DEBUGGING
http://www.stencyl.com/help/view/xcode-ios-troubleshoot/
WATCH STENCYLWORKS VIDEO TUTORIAL BY SUNRISEKINGDOM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDfRfjzr9j4&feature=channel_video_title

Rob

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One thing of note.

The old launcher defaulted to minimum of around 495M memory using resource monitor. The new launcher showed only 248M for me.
GOLDEN RULE #1 : SAVE YOUR GAMES FREQUENTLY
IOS/XCODE DEBUGGING
http://www.stencyl.com/help/view/xcode-ios-troubleshoot/
WATCH STENCYLWORKS VIDEO TUTORIAL BY SUNRISEKINGDOM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDfRfjzr9j4&feature=channel_video_title

RENGAC

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The 2.0 launcher doesn´t works for me either (WIN7), but I´m launching with the executable that can be loaded from the StencylPedia, http://www.stencyl.com/help/view/ninety-percent-warning/:

Jon

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Does the launcher posted here work? We're not going back to the old ones, that's why.

RENGAC

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Does the launcher posted here work? We're not going back to the old ones, that's why.

Yes, it works for me.

Rob

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GOLDEN RULE #1 : SAVE YOUR GAMES FREQUENTLY
IOS/XCODE DEBUGGING
http://www.stencyl.com/help/view/xcode-ios-troubleshoot/
WATCH STENCYLWORKS VIDEO TUTORIAL BY SUNRISEKINGDOM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDfRfjzr9j4&feature=channel_video_title

Jon

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Thanks everyone. I'm going to go ahead and ship this new launcher with the Windows installer. It's currently in the nightlies.

For those of you for which the OLD Stencyl.exe failed, would you generate your logs while running with the new Stencyl.exe? I just want the Config.log file from those logs.

« Last Edit: April 22, 2012, 11:22:15 am by Jon »

RENGAC

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For those of you for which the OLD Stencyl.exe failed, would you generate your logs while running with the new Stencyl.exe? I just want the Config.log file from those logs.

How do you want it? trough mail? online storage?

Rob

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GOLDEN RULE #1 : SAVE YOUR GAMES FREQUENTLY
IOS/XCODE DEBUGGING
http://www.stencyl.com/help/view/xcode-ios-troubleshoot/
WATCH STENCYLWORKS VIDEO TUTORIAL BY SUNRISEKINGDOM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDfRfjzr9j4&feature=channel_video_title

Jon

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@Rengac - just attach it here or paste it directly into the post.