Author Topic: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)  (Read 204 times)

blackjak

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 511
Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« on: July 17, 2017, 03:51:40 AM »
I recently reinstalled Island Rum and am trying to get into PC. The files are all installed (I can load Icon) however I am getting the "can't find the client" screen after launching PC. Like a few of the posts before me, I have tried to choose the folder as well as typing the path in manually to no avail.

I am on a Macbook Pro and see the C: path as happened with others (as well as Z: which has the usual application files folder, which I have also tried to link the path to with no luck). I have also done the usual restarting/reloading IR as well. Am I missing something somewhere?
Virtue: Moonsun, Dynamo Jr., Crimson Fury, Sabre Kat, Double Sixxes, Quantum Stranger, Mystic Kirin, Pink.Eye Champion: Blackjak, Redwing Blackbird Justice: Shield Marshal Guardian: White Talon Triumph: Gosuto Union: Stellar Girl

Manga

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 278
  • Official Manga™ - Accept No Substitutes!
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 12:39:57 PM »

blackjak

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 511
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 10:39:12 PM »
 yeah. I saw that fix and tried it after manually picking the file through clicking. Didn't work for me unfortunately. I even tried typing the full path from the z: drive as well (it contains the usual Mac files including applications. It's path leads to the coh. App's  drive_c" folder that has the exe as well).

Does this seem right?
Virtue: Moonsun, Dynamo Jr., Crimson Fury, Sabre Kat, Double Sixxes, Quantum Stranger, Mystic Kirin, Pink.Eye Champion: Blackjak, Redwing Blackbird Justice: Shield Marshal Guardian: White Talon Triumph: Gosuto Union: Stellar Girl

Manga

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 278
  • Official Manga™ - Accept No Substitutes!
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2017, 03:32:31 AM »

Make sure the cityofheroes.exe isn't part of the path.  Just C:\Program Files\coh by itself.

blackjak

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 511
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2017, 12:40:47 PM »
Yep. No go. Just tried again with no luck. Something is off.... :-\
Virtue: Moonsun, Dynamo Jr., Crimson Fury, Sabre Kat, Double Sixxes, Quantum Stranger, Mystic Kirin, Pink.Eye Champion: Blackjak, Redwing Blackbird Justice: Shield Marshal Guardian: White Talon Triumph: Gosuto Union: Stellar Girl

Manga

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 278
  • Official Manga™ - Accept No Substitutes!
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2017, 03:27:59 AM »

Missing files maybe?  I'm not sure which file paragonchat looks for.

blackjak

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 511
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2017, 01:09:27 PM »
I dunno... Here is what is in my folder if it might help:
https://ibb.co/gHgovQ
« Last Edit: July 19, 2017, 01:15:21 PM by blackjak »
Virtue: Moonsun, Dynamo Jr., Crimson Fury, Sabre Kat, Double Sixxes, Quantum Stranger, Mystic Kirin, Pink.Eye Champion: Blackjak, Redwing Blackbird Justice: Shield Marshal Guardian: White Talon Triumph: Gosuto Union: Stellar Girl

MyriVerse

  • Prom King 2017
  • Lieutenant
  • ***
  • Posts: 55
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2017, 02:42:38 PM »
Hmm. I'm running on a PC, but my CoH folder has a "data" folder, which seems to be missing from yours.

data
- texts
- - English
- - - menus
- texture_library
- - MAPS (several subfolders of *.texture files)
- - P_MAPS (several subfolders of *.texture files)
- - V_MAPS (several subfolders of *.texture files)
aka Majadi | Killer Antz | Tenebres | Bogatyra | Karakurt | ...
Best Video Game of 2016 -- Paragon Chat!!!
Codewalker for Mayor of Paragon!

Codewalker

  • Hero of the City
  • Titan Network Admin
  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 2,548
  • Moar Dots!
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2017, 09:54:14 PM »
That's local texture overrides and stuff. "data" in the COH directory is completely ignored by Paragon Chat and not needed.

I'm working on a method to detect if running under wine and force the use of the old Windows XP folder chooser, but it's not ready for testing yet.

blackjak

  • Elite Boss
  • *****
  • Posts: 511
Re: Paragon not seeing client (Mac)
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2017, 12:27:46 PM »
Hmm. I'm running on a PC, but my CoH folder has a "data" folder, which seems to be missing from yours.

data
- texts
- - English
- - - menus
- texture_library
- - MAPS (several subfolders of *.texture files)
- - P_MAPS (several subfolders of *.texture files)
- - V_MAPS (several subfolders of *.texture files)
Thanks for looking!
That's local texture overrides and stuff. "data" in the COH directory is completely ignored by Paragon Chat and not needed.

I'm working on a method to detect if running under wine and force the use of the old Windows XP folder chooser, but it's not ready for testing yet.
Cool. Let me know when it hits testing and I will gladly guinea pig for it. Until then I will keep plugging away and keep you informed if I make progress.
Virtue: Moonsun, Dynamo Jr., Crimson Fury, Sabre Kat, Double Sixxes, Quantum Stranger, Mystic Kirin, Pink.Eye Champion: Blackjak, Redwing Blackbird Justice: Shield Marshal Guardian: White Talon Triumph: Gosuto Union: Stellar Girl