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Guide to Install and play with XMage

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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby escplan9 » 04 Jun 2017, 14:29

For everyone having issues with the launcher please see kmccullogh's comments here:
https://github.com/magefree/mage/issues/3419

This has resolved the issue for almost everyone. Alternatively, like posted just a few comments above here, just run the startMage batch/command file from your xmage installation directory instead (circumvents needing the launcher)
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby xCycro » 06 Jun 2017, 17:59

Here's a link to a working installation of Xmage for Windows users: https://drive[dot]google[dot]com/open?id=0B0BWdkl9bGazT1J2bF9kblBVdnc

You'll have to replace the [dot]'s with .'s since the site won't let me post real links.

The issue is that the link the launcher checks for Java is broken, so it won't download the correct version. This link is stored on a config hosted on the Xmage site, so there's nothing to edit locally to fix it. I manually installed Java and edited the installed.properties file to expect Java to already be installed, so the game will launch. I will try to make a version for Mac OS users, but I make no promises.
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby NastyJoan » 15 Jun 2018, 23:01

Hello I have windows 10 and I cannot install the Xmage

I installed Java then downloaded the .jar file and after that I execute it and the DOS black window pop ups for like a mili-second and then goes away and nothing happens

Is there an issue on Windoes 10???
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby JaymanRPG » 13 Jul 2018, 01:14

xmage launcher screen.jpg


I had to delete the entire client from my computer, and I am attempting to reinstall. I deleted the client and the java folder. I re-downloaded the .jar file, but it does not generate any of the other folders when I run it, and the launcher comes up looking blank. Not sure what I am missing, but it looks like it is picking up some remnant of the previous program on there, and getting stuck. Not sure where to go from here.
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby pretoriush007 » 20 Jul 2018, 09:29

man having a hard time running this app on my mac ... any mac users please help me :(
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby pretoriush007 » 24 Jul 2018, 17:31

pretoriush007 wrote:man having a hard time running this app on my mac ... any mac users please help me :(
hi guys i managed to get it fixed - ,, just download the latest sdk version of java ...
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby NorsteinBekkler » 25 Jul 2018, 20:10

xCycro wrote:Here's a link to a working installation of Xmage for Windows users: [Link removed]

You'll have to replace the [dot]'s with .'s since the site won't let me post real links.

The issue is that the link the launcher checks for Java is broken, so it won't download the correct version. This link is stored on a config hosted on the Xmage site, so there's nothing to edit locally to fix it. I manually installed Java and edited the installed.properties file to expect Java to already be installed, so the game will launch. I will try to make a version for Mac OS users, but I make no promises.
Could you do that again, please? I had your version actually running until the server denied my connection - because a newer version of XMage was expected. When I updated, I was back in the good old "Start Client Button does nuffin" mode.
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby skyjumper80 » 26 Jul 2018, 06:24

Hi Everyone.

I am new to the site. Can anyone kindly guide/help me how to install xmage launcher? I have been watching a couple of videos from yt and none of it works for me. I am using Windows10. Verified and confirmed that I have downloaded java version 8.

Would really appreciate all your help.

Sky.
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby NorsteinBekkler » 26 Jul 2018, 07:24

It currently doesn't work because of a bad config.json on the XMage server.
Until they fix it server side, the download via the client is impossible.
Unfortunately, despite that bug having been reported in the bug section, installer section and how to install section, there is no reply from the devs/admins so far.
If you are lucky, somebody might upload his client with Java and latest XMage predownloaded. It works fine then*, since the installation is portable.

*Until the XMage server wants a newer version of Java or XMage to accept your connection.
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Re: Guide to Install and play with XMage

Postby osirisjones » 04 Aug 2018, 19:12

Hi, all - trying to install image on my Mac and nothing is working. I've tried abiding by the rules set up in the original post for Mac OS installation but it hasn't helped. Essentially what happens is that when xmage first opens after I've installed it, xmage will continually say "java not found" even though the most recent java is installed, and not give me the opportunity to launch the server. If I exit out of xmage after it auto opens when I install it, I can't open the client launcher at all because it says I don't have the correct privacy settings, even when I go in and manually change the privacy settings on the application to allow me access.

Does anybody have any advice? I'd really like to be able to play with my girlfriend :'(
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