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deja vu? Game isnt starting again

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Hi sorry to start a new topic but I think my game is acting up for different reasons.

 

I cant seem to get fallout 3 to start in any way shape or form. The furthest I get is with FOSE I hear music but get a black screen sometimes though. It mainly just crashes.

 

I have tried:

 

Verifying the cache on steam (game crashes through steam also)

Deleting the ini files

Deleting renderinfo.txt

Ive unchecked all plugins and still have the problem

 

Sorry to keep asking for help.

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Check the [Fonts] section of your ini to ensure all is set correctly. Sometimes if you miss setting the DarnUI fonts correctly the game can't get the main menu set up.

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You don't need to add the DarnUI fonts to the Fallout3.ini if you use UIO; it adds them automatically. That's why the Darn fonts were removed from the ini section of the guide. If you leave out UIO but want to use the DarNui mod you'll have to add them into the ini file. However, I haven't seen the of these fonts causing a black screen.

 

Did you look at the Troubleshooting section at the bottom of the guide which includes a list of common problems? Are you trying to start up with an existing save game or a new on, or do you not even get the main menu?

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Thanks for the suggestions.

 

I did read the troubleshooting steps yes. I ended up reinstalling the game and the running it with all the guides steps done. I disabled all plugins and ran the game as I activated one after another. 

 

It's gotten up to D.C interiors project then the game just doesn't even start/ crash, nothing happens. I tried reinstalling it wondering if it was bsa related but it's still happening.

 

 

UPDATE:

 

I deleted the archives.txt file in my clear and present danger mod organizer profile folder and let it regenerate, this seems to now let the game load fine.

 

But adding enboost/ trying an enb means the game starts with a black screen and the music playing. Strange

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Some users need to use the injector version of ENB vs. the wrapper version. This didn't happen for me so I don't have a lot of suggestions about this.

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Little update on my problems.

 

I managed to get enb working by doing a system restore, which oddly didn't complete properly anyway but did the trick. Very strange.

 

All is good and very playable with a tweaked midhras enb by Ncrvet, still testing frame rates. DC with mmm increased spawns will be the real test. 

 

Btw the neck seam covering necklaces dont seem to be showing up for me, I checked if they had the bash tags that loot proposing and they did, strange but only a small problem.

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