When I try to load Escape Velocity, either Basilisk crashes or it hangs indefinitely. The strange thing was that I changed nothing since it last worked, so I'm not sure how to fix it. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
The details to this point:
I had installed Basilisk according to the great instructions at http://www.emaculation.com/doku.php/basilisk_ii_setup
, and switched to the 20-02-2015 version at viewtopic.php?f=6&t=5282
. I even successfully installed and Cythera and Escape Velocity. I successfully loaded Escape Velocity (EV) and quit without making a new game, then loaded Cythera and played until I tried to initiate a conversation at which point Basilisk crashed. I then successfully loaded Basilisk and EV a second time, made a new EV game and played a little, and then exited EV (not Basilisk). When I tried to load EV again a little while later, Basilisk just hung with the windows kind of grayed out. I killed Basilisk from the Windows system manager, reloaded it fine, but when trying to load EV it either crashes or hangs.
I confirmed that I can still load and play Cythera, but haven't been able to get to the EV load screen again. I've since tried (with no luck):
Updating the OS to 7.5.5
Random suggestions from web searches:
* Changing colors from millions to 256
* Disabling and re-enabling jit in the prefs file
I'm feeling a bit out of ideas, other than redoing Basilisk totally from scratch. Thoughts?