Dax Tailor

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Hello,

just bought the Game today and played 78 minutes then the game just crashed.
Ok, can happen. I started the game again, selected Continue and a Quest Message "Use a bridge between worlds" shows up.
As soon as I click the only possible button, the game crashes. The Quest Message vanished before the crash.

What I did so far:
* Reduced the Video settings to minimum, was very high before.
* Installed the beta version.
* Switched back from German to English.

PC/OS
* MB: MSI H97 Guard-Pro
* CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
* GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 970, 4GB
* Monitor resolution: 2560x1440
* RAM: 8GB
* Linux Mint 17 with Kernel 3.16.7-031607-generic, can't use an older kernel because the sound would not work with my MB.
* NVidia 346.16, no downgrade possible because of the GPU.

To get more information I started the game in gdb (thats why I could see that the Quest message disappears.). Here is the back trace (can't see much without the source code though ;)

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x099a0779 in Avatars::VisualUnit::spawnQuestParticleSystem(StdLib::StackString<char, 32u> const&) ()
(gdb) bt
#0 0x099a0779 in Avatars::VisualUnit::spawnQuestParticleSystem(StdLib::StackString<char, 32u> const&) ()
#1 0x099ac654 in GameWorld::QuestTargetsView::addQuestMaker(LogicTypes::Quest const&) ()
#2 0x0997138b in GameWorld::WorldManager::HandleMessage(Messages::IGameEvent const&) ()
#3 0x097d83be in GameView::View::HandleMessage(Messages::IGameEvent const&) ()
#4 0x08faf487 in Game::State_StrategicPlay::HandleMessage(Messages::IGameEvent const&) ()
#5 0x08fb27ba in non-virtual thunk to Game::State_StrategicPlay::HandleMessage(Messages::IGameEvent const&) ()
#6 0x08e16c4a in Game::MainGame::processEvents() ()
#7 0x08e16640 in Game::MainGame::UpdateMessaging() ()
#8 0x08dd153e in Game::Application::AppRenderCallback() ()
#9 0x09136ed9 in WinMainCore(void*, void*, char const*, int) ()
#10 0x0913781e in main ()
(gdb) list
1 /home/linuxroot/Documents/w2build/project/skyengine/BMCompress/zlib/inflate.c: No such file or directory.

Don't know if this will help. But it looks like the Game is crashing in its own code, not in a system lib or driver.

Next step, starting a new game, maybe I will come further this time. Will let the beta and English version active for now.

If I can help with more information or if I can check some thing, please let me know.

Regards,
Dax