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It's a pretty cool game, right?
That's why i'm trying to play Episode one. Except I can't. I just finished HL2 (late to the party woo) and installed episode one, yet am encountering every error ever when i try to play it. At first i was getting what is apparently a common error that no one knows how to fix properly, some message like IDirectDrive9::present() or whatnot. So, I reinstall directx, and restart my computer. That usually works. I start up episode one, start a new game, but instead of making it through most of the opening sequence, like it usually does, it fucking BLUESCREENS ME. So, I shutdown my computer, restart it to another goddamn error message telling me drive 5 cannot be found yada yada, and I come to the pennies arcade to ask for assistance.
what do i do?
Half life 2 works fine, episode one is far far from fine