Skirmish keeps crashing

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

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  • GAME BUILD #: 7149185
  • GAME PLATFORM: Steam / Microsoft Store
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED


Every time I tried to start a skirmish, the game keeps crashing. I thought it was a problem with the USA civ, so I tried it with another civ (Japanese) and it still crashes!

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

:point_down: *How often does the issue occur?

  • 100% of the time / matches I play (ALWAYS)

:arrow_forward: REPRODUCTION STEPS

:point_down: *List CLEAR and DETAILED STEPS we can take to reproduce the issue ourselves… Be descriptive!

Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Choose any civ in skirmish
  2. Choose any map
  3. Start the game

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

:point_down: *What was SUPPOSED to happen if the bug you encountered were not present?

The skirmish game will continue as normal

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:arrow_forward: GAME FILES (SAVE / RECORDING)

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by any chance do you have mods active?


Yes I have mods active.

Try disabling them to see if it crash. If it doesn’t, some mod needs to be updated


I’ve disabled the mods, and the game now works.