Are you experiencing problems when you try to launch Wildermyth on PC? Keep reading to solve this frustrating issue. So you just got or were gifted Wildermyth and like any excited gamer, put it to download while you do some kind of meaningless task. As soon as you got done making that cold coffee and called your friends online to play, you come across a slight complication. THE GAME WON’T LAUNCH. But hey, at least it isn’t only you. Numerous users have been having launch issues on Wildermyth.
Luckily, we have a few strategies to fix this issue without you pulling your hair in the process. Our steps to solving this problem will surely help you. So put that coffee back into the fridge and tell your friends you need some time before getting to work, but not for long as our solutions won’t take much of your saved up gaming hours throughout the day.
It is an obstacle to your precious time where when you start the game, it won’t work. It will either not open at all, or it might open but then close again immediately. Sometimes, the game window might open and you might hear the different sounds in the game looped, but the window is visually just a blank white screen. Most games on Steam, when opened, get stuck on “Preparing to launch”.
Launch the game as an admin. Right-click on the .exe file of the game and select “Run as administrator” .
Method #2 Verify File Integrity
Verify File integrity on steam. It could be that your game accidentally got corrupted when downloading it. Right-click the game on steam and click “Properties”, then go to “LOCAL FILES” and select “Verify integrity of game files”. This process might take a while. If it still doesn’t work, we recommend updating or reinstalling the game.
Method #3 Turn off your anti-virus
Turn off your anti-virus programs. Sometimes, these pesky programs will think of your game as a virus and won’t allow you to open them.
Method #4 Get rid of Programs
Turn off all unnecessary programs on your PC such as overlay and RGB software.
Method #5 – Restart Your PC
Restart your PC. You will be surprised to see how many computer problems (hardware or software) can be resolved with by simply turning off and on your PC.
Hopefully, this guide helped you fix your launch Issues in Wildermyth on Windows, MacOS or Linux. If you have anything to add to the above do let us know in the comments below.