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RE: Black characters
by Alexander van Hoorn on Tuesday July 7th 2009, 19:17
That didn't work for me, but this did:
Go to the main menu, options, graphics options. You don't have to change anything, just hit "back". Now the game assumes something has changed, so when you load a savegame now, it seems reload the engine (loading takes longer). For me, the black character issue is fixed now.
However, if I watch more than 1 second of the cut scene of Anathema, the characters are black and stay black until the engine is reloaded (see above).
So, the workaround is
a) either be really fast and hit esc quick enough to skip the cut scene, or
b) make an in-game save. Quit. Go to the main menu, graphics options, back to the menu. Load your in-game save, keep playing or hit restart if you want to reclame your save slot (restart doesn't show the cut scene, so there's no issue).
I've tested this like 20 times and it always prevented the black character thing. Can you confirm if this works?
The question remains: why does the cut scene trigger the black characters bug?