Before reporting a Crash please follow these simple troubleshooting steps to ensure you have eliminated the most common causes of issues.


Please note if you're suffering a crash before reaching the Main Menu then it is best to follow the solutions presented in the "Startup Crash" knowledge base entry.


Step 1: Restart your computer


Yes we know, this old chestnut... Still you'd be surprised how often this works. Just give it a go and see if the game launches after a full restart.


Step 2: Verify Steam Cache


Sometimes following an update it is possible for the game to become corrupted. Running a simple Steam verification can resolve these corrupted files.


  1. Right click War for the Overworld in your Steam Library
  2. Open the Properties Dialog
  3. Select the "Local Files" Tab
  4. Click "Verify Integrity of Steam Cache"

Step 3: Follow standard "Startup crash" solutions


Some crash issues can be resolved through similar solutions presented in the "Startup crash" solutions. Please read that topic and if those solutions do not work then return here.


Step 4: Reinstall War for the Overworld


If all of the above has failed the final solution is to attempt a full reinstall of War for the Overworld to do this you will need to delete all your files via the Steam Client. Please follow these instructions:


  1. Right click War for the Overworld in your Steam Library
  2. Open the Properties Dialog
  3. Select the "Local Files" Tab
  4. Click "Delete Local Game Content"
  5. Reinstall the Game via the normal method


Step 5: Submit a Bug Report


If all else has failed then please submit a bug report directly to us via our War for the Overworld Bug Tracker be sure to follow all the guidelines on how to report a bug.

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