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Hi all,

I bought the complete version at Gamersgate. I installed all expansions (even several times, because I thought I forgot Kingmaker), but I don't know where or how to start the Kingmaker Campaign. I can play all others...original, Battles and Monsterkingdom. Even in the screen where you can choose between the expansions there is no option for Kingmaker.

Thanks for your help!!!
Harasdar
 

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If you look in the install folder, can you find a M2Editor.exe there? That is the map editor that gets installed with Kingmaker, I'm just trying to find out where the problem lies.
 

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I have same problem, no Kingmaker listed anywhere.Reinstalled twice and still nothing. I can see M2Editor.exe in game folder.

**Update***

I got it working by installing Ardania, then Kingmaker, then Ardania again and Monster Kingdoms in the end. All 3 expansions are showing up and are playable now...weird..
 
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I got it working by installing Ardania, then Kingmaker, then Ardania again and Monster Kingdoms in the end. All 3 expansions are showing up and are playable now...weird..

Very weird indeed. Thanks for letting us know!
 

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I am also one of the people who can't start Kingmaker. At first, Majesty 2 gave me an error message regarding the editor and something about "file integrity" or so (as described in another thread here). I resolved that issue by installing Kingmaker without the editor. But I didn't see the Kingmaker expansion anywhere. Then I installed the other 2 expansions and saw them listed on the start menu. Still no Kingmaker. Then I followed the advice (see above) to (re-) install Majesty 2, then Battles of Ardania, then Kingmaker, then Battles of Ardania again and finally Monster Kingdoms. But I could still see the last two expansions only, no Kingmaker.

I purchased the Majesty 2 games from Gamersgate (and noticed Majesty 2 has the Impulse dll's - how comes? :)).
 

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That's unfortunate. Maybe someone tells us how he/she managed to use Kingmaker.
For example: Does the editor play a role at all? I myself have declined to install it, after I had seen those error message regarding "integrity". What about OS, graphic cards, ...? I have a triple core AMD 2100, 4 GB RAM, ATI graphics card, plenty of disk space. Moreover, as I said above, Majesty 2 from Gamersgate is not the original version, but the Impulse version (ImpulseReactor.dll and ImpulseOverlay.dll are present). Whatever this means for the business relationships of Gamersgate and GameStop / Impulse, could this have something to do with the Kingmaker issue? Has anyone been able to use Kingmaker with the Impulse Majesty 2 at all?

Regarding a refund: I don't doubt that Gamersgate would give me a refund, but I don't want it. I purchased Kingmaker at 1.25 EUR and would survive the loss even if the issue would never be resolved. On the other hand, imagine I received a refund, and out of a sudden there was a solution ...! I'm willing to take the risk.

Edit: I still don't know where and how I am supposed to start the Kingmaker campaign: Is there a "Kingmaker" entry in the start menu (where you choose between Majesty 2 and the other expansions)? Or do you launch Majesty 2 and select Kingmaker via the Campaign menu?
 
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