Shadowrun Returns Errors, Crashes, Freezes, Saves and Fixes

If you liked XCOM: Enemy Unknown, it won’t be a surprise if you call Shadowrun Returns a great game.

The classic Shadowrun tabletop experience has been fused with the modern-day technology to produce a tactical role-playing game. The game has managed to secure descent reviews and fans too are showing a positive response.

Shadowrun Returns got released recently for on PC and is priced at $19.99 USD. Although the game seems quite clean but there are some minor issues spoiling the fun for some users. These issues, however, can be fixed using simple fixes/workarounds So if you are looking for a fix, you can refer to the following troubleshooting guide to find possible solutions.

#1 Shadowrun Returns Save Game Issues
There has been a lot of fuss about the controversial save game system in the game. Well, like it or not as for the time being, your progress will automatically be saved only when you enter a next level or at the end of a fight. I know it may be annoying for some but there is not work around for this unless developer decides to change it.

#2 Shadowrun Returns Crashes on the Start-up on OS X
If you are using Mac and getting a start-up error, i will recommend that you follow this tutorial to resolve the issue.

#3 Shadowrun Returns – Stuck in the First Apartment
If your character goes unresponsive at any point in the game on the random basis, you should try to unplug your controller and restart your PC.

#4 Shadowrun Returns – Camera Issues
If your camera keeps on scrolling on its own, then make sure that you don’t have any extra peripheral like joystick/gamepad connected to the PC. The problem can also arise due to conflict between the client and some third party tool. So try to minimize the number of applications running in the background.

#5 Shadowrun Returns – Unable to Hire a Runner
It’s not a bug, you need to press the “+” sign on the portrait of the runner you want to hire. Good Luck!

#6 Shadowrun Returns – Can’t Download the Game
First, try restarting Steam and see if the problem goes away. If that doesn’t work, you can try this universal fix for Steam related issues to fix the problem.

#7 Shadowrun Returns – Error 80 Fix on Startup
The issue can be resolved by simply restarting Steam.

#8 Shadowrun Returns – Mutliple Monitor Issue
The game can crash when you start the game on windowed mode on one screen and then shift to other. For the time being, i don’t have a working fix for it so all i can recommend is that you use the same monitor to play the game on which you started the game for the first time.

If you come across any other issues while playing the game, comment and we will try to help you out!