The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is now available for current-gen consoles and PC. However, PC players of the game are experiencing issues with the game like the game not launching, crash at launch and more.
Here we will discuss all of the errors that players have been experiencing with The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit and will also provide with a possible fix or workaround.
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit Black Screen, Low FPS And Fixes
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is a free title from Life Is Strange developer DontNod Entertainment. The game serves as a prequel to Life Is Strange 2 and also sets things up for the upcoming title.
The Following are the errors and issues that gamers are experiencing with the game along with their fix and workarounds.
Game Doesn’t Launch
Many players have reported that as they try to start the game nothing happens and the game’s exe file appears in the task manager for a little while before disappearing.
While the devs are working to fix the game. You can try running the game as administrator which should resolve your issue. Furthermore, make sure your GPU has 2 GB of more VRAM as the game crashes for GPUs with less than 2 GB VRAM.
Also, try to follow the following steps so that you can play the game.
- Update DirectX
- Install/Repair VC Redistributable
- Launch the game in windowed mode.
- Close any third-party software like MSI afterburner or rivatuner.
As for running the game in Windowed mode, you need to that through the game’s configuration file located at:
Here you will find the config file, GameUserSettings.ini, for The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit. Open the file in notepad and set the display mode to “Windowed”. Following these steps should resolve your issue.
You do Not Have Any Debugging Symbols Required To Display The Callstack For This Crash
This is another error that players have reported that they have been experiencing. This an error specific to Unreal Engine and there are a couple of things you can do to fic this problem.
The first solution is very simple. All you have to do is open properties for the game’s .exe file and check “disable fullscreen optimizations” under the compatibility tab. This should resolve your issue.
If the above solution doesn’t work for you then there is another way to resolve this error. All you have to do is:
- Download and install latest Epic Launcher
- Sign in
- Click on tab “unreal engine” (On the left)
- Go to library
- Install latest Unreal Engine
- After the installation, click on the yellow and black downward arrow beside Launch
- Select “options”
- Check the ‘Editor symbols for debugging’ and apply.
After that restart the system and you should be able to play the game without the error poppin up.
Crash At Launch, System Doesn’t Have Enough Memory
This is another one of the issues encountered in The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit. Some players have reported that when they try to play the game they get the error “This system does not have enough memory to run the game. At least 4GB RAM is required” despite having more than 4 GB of Ram.
The issue is being encountered by players who are running the game on laptops. The reason why you might be getting this error is that the game is being run on the integrated GPU which shares its memory with the RAM. Meaning if you have more than 4 GB of RAM, it is being shared with the iGPU which causes this error to pop up.
Make sure to run the game on the dedicated GPU if your laptop features it.
Fullscreen Doesn’t Work, Black Screen Fix
Black Screen is an issue that is usually associated with a game’s fullscreen mode and things are not different for The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit.
Players have reported that they have been experiencing the Black screen as they run the game while the music plays in the background.
However, the fix for this problem is very simple. All you have to do is start the game and when the black screen appears press “ALT + Enter”. This will put the game in WIndowed mode and the game will display on your monitor.
Now go to video settings and change the resolution to your monitor’s native resolution and then you will be able to play the game in fullscreen mode.
If this doesn’t fix your issue, then it might be your GPU driver that has been causing it. Try updating your GPU driver to the latest version and the issue should resolve.
Game Freezes After Changing Resolution
This is another error that players have encountered with the game. According to players, the game freezes if they lower the resolution in-game.
The fix for this is simple. If you want to lower the game’s resolution go to:
Here you will find the game’s config file titled “GameUserSettings.ini”. Open it in the notepad and change the resolution to your liking. For example:[/script/engine.gameusersettings] ResolutionSizeX=1280
Stuttering, Low FPS Fix
PC Games have a history of stuttering as they are literally countless configurations out there. If you are facing FPS drops and stuttering with the game then try the following solutions to fix it.
You might be experiencing stuttering or low FPS with the game due to an older version of your GPU driver. Update the game to the latest version and also make sure no unnecessary program is running in the background using your HDD and CPU.
If you are using a GTX 10 or GTX 900 series GPU then you can also enable the Fast-sync. Open Nvidia Control Panel and select “Manage 3D Settings”.
After that select “Program Setting” and select the game from the drop-down list. After that go to the V-sync option and set it to Fast which might eliminate the FPS drops, low FPS and stuttering from the game.
That is all for our The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit errors along with its possible fixes and workarounds. Do you have a better solution to a problem or did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments.