a bug that wont let me continue playing

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a bug that wont let me continue playing

Post by Eludiac » 05 Nov 2007, 14:33

well i am pretty new in "the world of mana" so i decided to do a little exploring. i traveled west for a bit then north and when i tried to enter a new section of the map it said "could not find map file" then quit. now whenever i want to play, as it connects to the server it says "could nt find map file" and quits again so please help.
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Post by Crush » 05 Nov 2007, 15:21

What operating system are you using?

Can you please post the contents of the file "tmw.log" in the directory ".tmw" in your user directory?
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Post by tobster » 05 Nov 2007, 15:55

I've got exactly the same error. In some little wooden village I was about to enter a house. Than the game crashed with the message that some map was not found. Now this repeats when logging on.

I'm playing with the Windows-Client.

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[14:58:24.41] Warning: Failed to load maps/new_20-1.tmx.gz: Das System kann die angegebene Datei nicht finden. 
[14:58:24.41] Map file not found (maps/new_20-1.tmx.gz)
[14:58:24.41] Error: Could not find map file
Actually i have no files in this map directory at all. I've downloaded the game today, if this is a clue.

Thanks to myself! I've deleted all of the update files to force the re-download. Now it's working although there isn't a file with this name yet.
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Post by Crush » 05 Nov 2007, 19:59

The files that are downloaded through the updates are saved in zip archives in your user folder.
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Post by Eludiac » 05 Nov 2007, 23:59

yes tobster thats exactly what happened in that little village! im using OSX. and when i downloaded mana world, all i received was the application... no files...
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Post by Crush » 06 Nov 2007, 15:18

The current version of TMW has problems on MacOSX. See the MacOS bug forum for details. Unfortunately we can't find and fix these problems because we haven't got a mac user in the development team.
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Post by Cosmostrator » 07 Nov 2007, 02:37

I have had success with unpacking the updates and installing them in the appropriate folders. Perhaps the developers could make available a complete, current data folder that mac users could drop into their install. To do this all a user would have to do is right click on the "The Mana World" icon and chose show package contents. Then open contents -> resources and drop the new data file in. Chose to replace the old folder and you should be good to go.

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