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A member registered Jan 29, 2019

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Many thanks, the Itch version works perfectly.
I tried  replacing the Steam one with the Itch but it ended with the same result.

Just out of curiosity I decided to launch the original Steam version directly from the Steam folder and that actually works OK as well. Obviously the issue must just be a facet of launching from within Steam itself.

I tend to buy most of my games from Steam as their Linux support is getting to be quite amazing. It would be a great shame if the launch issue is not solvable as I imagine many people would just ignore and delete a game that won't launch. As I myself would have done if it hadn't been such an interesting looking game and, equally,  thanks to your outstanding customer service.

Hi,  I bought the game on Steam. Current content BuildID 2444883.

I'm using Slackware Linux 64 bit  14.2. Multilib 

Python 2.7 default but I tried switching to Python 3.6 in case it was that.

After it failed to run, verifying integrity of game files via steam resulted in "103 files failed to validate and will be reacquired."

Then "all files successfully validated" until I try to run it  and then it goes  back to the "103 files failed to validate."

Traceback as follows:

I'm sorry, but an uncaught exception occurred.

Before loading the script.
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xe2 in position 19: ordinal not in range(128)

-- Full Traceback ------------------------------------------------------------

Full traceback:
  File "/usr/games/steam/steamapps/common/The Mind's Eclipse/renpy/", line 295, in bootstrap
  File "/usr/games/steam/steamapps/common/The Mind's Eclipse/renpy/", line 300, in main
  File "/usr/games/steam/steamapps/common/The Mind's Eclipse/renpy/", line 169, in index_archives
    for dir, fn in listdirfiles():  # @ReservedAssignment
  File "/usr/games/steam/steamapps/common/The Mind's Eclipse/renpy/", line 273, in listdirfiles
  File "/usr/games/steam/steamapps/common/The Mind's Eclipse/renpy/", line 256, in scandirfiles
    for j in walkdir(i):
  File "/usr/games/steam/steamapps/common/The Mind's Eclipse/renpy/", line 184, in walkdir
    for fn in walkdir(dir + "/" + i):
  File "/usr/games/steam/steamapps/common/The Mind's Eclipse/renpy/", line 183, in walkdir
    if os.path.isdir(dir + "/" + i):
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xe2 in position 19: ordinal not in range(128)