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  1. THANK YOU FOR CLICKING ON RCGAMING.COM THE GIST So my cousin and I are looking for a server and he finds one where we are out leveled and they already have Wyverns and Gigas and all that fun stuff, right? We end up catching up and we're just bored at that point there is nothing going on, no point and no purpose, so we get this idea to maybe just start our own server with some *structure*. Needless to say we both liked the idea, and to test it out we got a 10 person server to mess with, so consider you select few as beta testers. So get a load of this The Idea: This is by far not a new idea, but I haven't come across a server like it yet. But let's make this clear MICS ARE REQUIRED, no if, ands, or buts. The idea is that we have 2 "teams" or "tribes" split up evenly, for us it will be 5 and 5, and put on opposite sides of the map in which the opposite side MAY NOT spawn at (*structure*). Each team will start with absolutely nothing and build from the bottom up like the game wills us to do, brutally may I add. As each city builds up and each city gets more tames you you can attack each other's base(s) at will and each has a chance to defend itself. You may raid and grief the city as much as you like and force them to rebuild until you are dead . That is after all the point of a defense. But There Are Rules! 1.) No switching tribes or going "lone-wolf" (Not yet anyway, only a 10 slot server) 2.) You are stuck with the tribe you have no inviting friends or banishing one from the tribe (But no one said anything about trading...) 3.) No more than 5 bases outside of the city 4.) If caught (and we will catch you) raiding/destroying/f**king up a city or base with a SINGLE line of defense (meaning at least 2 people from the opposite tribe must be on) you will be banned immediately. Sorry charlie. 5.) A Microphone is required. Your Tribe can use either Playstation Chat or the Ark Chat, whichever you prefer, but all must be in it (That are currently in the game of course) no loners. 6.) Have fun. I know it seems like a lot of rules, but its structure for a successful server and until NITRADO creates a better server host that allows more structure, we must keep the peace! Contact Info: You can contact us at [email protected] Message Me on Forums or KingZacharius on PS4
  2. map suggestion

    i am playing on an open rag server and i wanted the community's opinion on what map i would have the most luck on starting fresh i have a ptero and not much else so any suggestions will be welcome
  3. This post will be the start of common solutions to problems you may be experiencing. Feel free to check back here periodically, as I will incrementally add more solutions. Please read these over, and complete the steps in their entirety if they apply to your problem up to the point that the issue is resolved. There is no need to go through all the troubleshooting steps if it is resolved along the way. For things such as crashes or fatal errors, we will ask if you have read this thread and what solutions you have attempted already. At a bare minimum, please try the General Troubleshooting block. Also, please include the fatal error if possible (its text is automatically copied into your clipboard usually), and what solutions you have already attempted when making your thread to help speed up the process. Thank you! Minimum System Requirements: Windows: OS: 64-bit operating system that is Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or newer Processor: 2 GHz Dual-Core 64-bit CPU Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: DirectX 10 compatible GPU with at least 1 GB video RAM Hard Drive: 40 GB available space Mac OS X OS X 10.9 or higher Processor: 2 GHz equivalent CPU Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: OpenGL 3 compatible GPU with at least 1 GB video RAM Hard Drive: 20 GB available space Linux OS: Ubuntu equivalent distro Processor: 2 GHz 64-bit CPU Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: OpenGL 3 compatible GPU with at least 1 GB video RAM Hard Drive: 20 GB available space Fatal Errors and Crashes to Desktop (Windows) Redistributable Issues Such As: Nothing happens during launch of ARK ARK stops responding during launch Any fatal error containing "MSVP110.dll" Any fatal error containing "d3d11.dll" New/Upgraded operating system (i.e. Windows 10) Green water or black sky No sound Ensure you have a 64-bit operating system Run windows update and download all critical updates Download and install Visual C++ 2013 Download and install DirectX web installer Restart your computer and try ARK again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below (Windows) 0xc000007b Error Credit to K M for this fix. Go to \SteamApps\common\ARK\_CommonRedist\DirectX\Jun2010 Open each x64.cab and extract them to \SteamApps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Binaries\Win64 (WinRAR or 7-Zip can extract all at once) Try ARK again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below (Windows) Fatal Error Containing "Dxtory" Please close Dxtory prior to launching ARK Fatal Error Containing "Oculus" Delete the Oculusrift plugin folder (\steamapps\Common\Ark\Engine\Plugins\Runtime\Oculusrift) Verify ARK through Steam (Instructions) Try ARK again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below (Windows) Fatal Error Containing "PhysX" Nvidia GPUs: Uninstall your PhysX driver Restart your computer Download and (re)install the latest video driver for your card from Nvidia's website Restart your computer and try ARK again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below AMD GPUs: Install PhysX System Software from Nvidia's website Restart your computer and try ARK again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below Fatal Error Containing "Bad Name Index" or "Seeked Past End of File ... Colorize_MIC.uasset" Go to \steamapps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Content\PrimalEarth\Test\Colorization Delete the BasicColorizationMat and keep BasicColorizationMat6 Try ARK again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below Freezing During Snapshot_16 or WorldEnd (Singleplayer/Unofficial) Reduce the DinoCountMultiplier to be no greater than 1 in your GameUserSettings.ini (\steamapps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor or the equivalent for your OS) Try connecting to a different server and then the server you are interested in again Consider using the launch options mentioned in the Frame Rate Issues & Launch Options section below and try ARK again Launch ARK in Low Memory 4GB mode and try again Launch ARK in Extremely Low Memory mode - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below Fatal Error Containing "steam_api" or "steamclient" or "steamclient64" Refresh your Steam client files using steam://flushconfig (Instructions) Try ARK again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below Mod Installation Problems Close ARK Unsubscribe from all your ARK mods at http://steamcommunity.com/id/YOUR_ID/myworkshopfiles/?appid=346110&browsefilter=mysubscriptions (Feel free to favorite them to keep them in a list) Delete your \steamapps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Content\Mods folder Delete your \steamapps\workshop\content\346110 folder Use the launch option "Launch ARK (Reset Total Conversion)" (Multiplayer) Reconnect to your server (You will be timed out while the mods are re-subscribed and re-downloaded) Return to the main menu Wait until all messages on bottom right of your screen go away Try playing again - otherwise see General Troubleshooting below General Troubleshooting Ensure your system meets the Minimum System Requirements mentioned above Ensure you have an audio output device connected Restart your computer and try ARK again (Windows) Complete steps above for Redistributable Issues Delete your LocalProfiles folder (\steamapps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Saved\LocalProfiles) Verify ARK through Steam (Instructions) Try ARK again (AMD GPU) Install PhysX System Software from Nvidia's website Update your video drivers (for Mac ensure all system updates are installed) Update your chipset drivers from your computer/motherboard's website Restart your computer and try ARK once again Click the green unsubscribe button for the SoTF mod if you are currently subscribed Use the launch option "Launch ARK (Reset Total Conversion)" and try again Complete steps above for Mod Installation Problems Try ARK again (Optional) Backup your single player game (\steamapps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Saved\SavedArksLocal) Delete local game content through Steam (same location as verify) (Important) Delete the entire ARK folder (\steamapps\common\ARK\) Reinstall ARK through Steam and then try ARK again Network Related Issues Manually Search, Connect, and Manage the Server List Open the main Steam client Click View > Servers Select your desired tab Use the Internet tab for a list of official and unofficial ARK servers Use the Favorites tab to manually add servers using the server's query port Use the History tab to find and manage the list of servers you have connected to before Click "Change Filters" and change the Game to "ARK: Survival Evolved" (each tab has its own filter) (Windows) Difficulty Connecting to Servers with Kaspersky Antivirus Installed Uninstall Kaspersky Antivirus completely Restart your computer Try ARK again - otherwise see General Network Troubleshooting below Difficulty Connection to Servers using UPnP IGD More details on this solution here. Open your router's web interface and temporarily disable your port forwarding (at least 25147 and Steam's ports) Apply the settings, restarting your router if needed Restart your computer Try ARK again - otherwise see General Network Troubleshooting below (Windows) General Network Troubleshooting Power off both your modem and router for at least 30 seconds Plug in the router first Plug in the modem next (some modems must have a valid connection to initialize while booting) Restart your computer and try ARK again Right click the Ethernet/Wi-Fi icon on the bottom right of your screen (or click the up arrow if you hid it) and go to troubleshoot problems Go through the steps in the wizard (no problems will likely be detected, but several networking troubleshooting tasks will be performed) Try ARK once again Temporarily disable your antivirus and/or third party firewall (also see Kaspersky Antivirus steps above if that applies to you) Try ARK once more - if successful, add an exception to Steam.exe and ShooterGame.exe Otherwise, see Advanced Network Troubleshooting below (Windows) Advanced Network Troubleshooting Open an elevated command prompt (Start > Cmd > Right click > Run as administrator) Enter "netsh winsock reset" without quotes Restart your computer and try ARK again Update your network adapter drivers from the manufacturer's website (i.e. Intel, Realtek, Killer) Restart your computer and try ARK once again Open your router's web interface and port forward 25147 (TCP & UDP) in addition to Steam's ports (Optional) You can also temporarily DMZ your computer through your router to rule out a port forwarding problem In order for the port forward to persist, make sure your local IP address is static through the DHCP settings in your router (preferred) or through your adapter settings Restart your computer and try ARK again Open Network Adapter Settings in Control Panel (Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Settings) Right click > Properties of your active connection (Ethernet/Wi-Fi) Click on "Internet Protocol Version 4" and click "Properties" Click the radio button "Use the following DNS server addresses" and enter an alternative DNS such as Google DNS Try ARK once more - otherwise see General Troubleshooting above Miscellaneous Frame Rate Issues & Launch Options Better FPS using 5 launch options & wizardry!! By Viper Infinity Right click ARK: Survival Evolved in your Steam Library Open Properties In the General tab, click Set Launch Options... Paste in: -USEALLAVAILABLECORES -sm4 -d3d10 -nomansky -lowmemory Click OK Close the other window and try ARK again normally (do not launch in a special mode) Reset Resolution Launch the game with the option "Reset Resolution" Otherwise, open GameUserSettings.ini located in steamapps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor (or the equivalent for your OS) Adjust the following settings (more details here) to your choosing: [/script/shootergame.shootergameusersettings] ResolutionSizeX=1920 ResolutionSizeY=1080 bUseDesktopResolutionForFullscreen=False FullscreenMode=1 bUseVSync=False General Windows Troubleshooting (Windows) S.M.A.R.T. Status & Drive Health There are many tools out there for checking and monitoring your drive's S.M.A.R.T. status and drive health. It is a good idea to periodically check this, especially when your drive starts making abnormal noises. Download and install drive monitoring software of your choice such as the free Acronis Drive Monitor Run the software and check your S.M.A.R.T. status and/or drive health Depending on the software, you will have recommendations whether or not the drive should be replaced (Windows) Advanced Windows Repair and Drive Error Correction These steps are recommended if your operating system has crashed previously. Open an elevated command prompt (Start > Cmd > Right click > Run as administrator) Enter "chkdsk c: /f" without quotes and replace "c" with your system drive letter (you can optionally change the flag "f" to "r" for a bad sector scan that is significantly longer) Enter "y" without quotes to schedule a scan on restart Enter "sfc /scannow" without quotes to verify the integrity of the operating system If the above step was unable to repair, enter "dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth" without quotes before repeating the above step Restart your system and wait for the chkdsk operation to complete (Windows) Memory Diagnostics Memory testing is very time consuming and passed results do not necessarily indicate there are no problems with your memory since most tests use different patterns and methods to try and speed up the process. Other tools are available as well such as MemTest86. Press Start > Run > "MdSched.exe" without quotes Press F1 to use these optional advanced options Choose when to run the tool After the run is complete, open Event Viewer (Start > "Event Viewer") and look inside Applications and Services Logs > Microsoft > Windows > MemoryDiagnostics-Results (Windows) Advanced GPU Driver Cleaning Please follow these steps if you are having abnormal graphical problems that are not heat related. NOTE: This will clear all application profiles. Uninstall your graphics drivers and do not restart if possible Download, extract, and run the latest Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) from Wagnard Mobile When prompted, reboot into safe mode After logging in to safe mode, DDU should open automatically. Select your graphics manufacturer and then press "Clean and restart" After logging back into Windows, download and install the latest video drivers from AMD's or Nvidia's website (Windows 10 users should see Advanced Driver Installation section below) (Windows 10) Advanced Driver Installation These steps will allow you to prevent Windows Update from automatically installing a specific driver update. This should only be necessary should you need to use a specific driver version or need to run a driver installer that requires reboots during installation (i.e. Realtek drivers). Uninstall the driver and disable the update (Instructions) Restart your computer Install your desired driver (Windows) Advanced Program Compatibility Troubleshooting Please follow these steps to rule out conflicting programs. Also, note that some software such as an antivirus must be fully uninstalled to rule it out as conflicting application. Clean boot Windows (Instructions) Try ARK again while in the clean boot state If successful, incrementally restore programs to narrow down the faulting application Follow steps in the article to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting Source: http://steamcommunity.com/app/346110/discussions/9/520518053442350593/ Both threads will be kept up to date. Thank you Ryker for originally copying the thread to these forums.
  4. I just purchased my first rented server from Nitrado for PS4. I have been working on tweaking my settings all night. I spawned myself in a Griffin but it spawned in at zero health and zero XP. Also, the Dino/Griffin i spawned in isn't gaining any XP over time either. It is sitting at zero and not moving. What settings do i need to change so that any animals I admin spawn into my game aren't a millisecond away from death? Please help! As I would like to make this server public soon and remove the password.
  5. missing servers

    i am always finding my server list empty am i the only one getting this or is this a problem with ark or my xbox
  6. Hello, today 17 day I started the game and I saw that there was a new DLC, when you want to download it directly, ARK: Survival Evolved starts. It does not initiate any download or add me to the library. What can I do to solve it quickly? Thank you, greetings from Argentina
  7. Tamed by info

    Basically i havnt played for a while cause of work went on the game and tamed the griffin and normally it would say tamed by : psn id now it says tamed by : in game character name any way of sorting this or is it just how it works now lost acess to some of my dinos because of this too
  8. Otter On Shoulder Issue

    I have a visual glitch for otters when they are on my shoulder and only my shoulder. When I have an otter on my shoulder it looks like it's been distorted trying to map to my character. This makes the otter look like it's been flattened. Please help. Anything I can do other than start a new character?
  9. I've played this game since about 2 months of it being in Early Access, and I just made an account for the forums as I never had any issues. Now I do. After the game was fully released, I wanted to play very badly, I downloaded the update, and I got this error, i thought it was just something with my PC, so I brought it to GeekSuad to get help. I have it back and I get this message still. Someone please tell me how to fix this! It would be greatly appreciated! https://gyazo.com/043d5041c7add796f56afa9a220340ac
  10. So I'm in the cave in ragnarok that's by the dino tail bridge near vikings bay. Has anyone else built there and been able to get water without building a huge pipe system? I was hoping it would rain in there but it doesnt seem to work. Any help would be appreciated.
  11. Heya! i have come across this issue since i started playing again. Whenever i open a supply drop or an ark on official; my game freezes and it is as if i press the button to leave the game. When I am back in the main menu i get the timeout/disconnect error. Tried unsubscribing to ALL workshop items; verifying game files. Is anyone else experiencing this; and how could i possibly solve this? i would love to get some beacon drops and to transfer some SE stuff to the island thanks in advance!
  12. Does anyone play in the Xbox cross ark clusters? You are aware they are all missing maps? Help me get the deva attention on twitter and here please!?!
  13. Help Ragnarok

    Does anyone know of any Xbox pve official ragnarok servers that aren't completely filled 24/7. I'm still looking for one and have had no luck. Any help or info would be great.
  14. Lowering Dino ammout?

    Me an my mate recently started playing ark, on our own non dedicated server (ragnarok) an one problem we have ran into is a large number of dragons, elementals, an brontosaurs. Iv tried looking up how to change these but I'm a noob when it comes to editing game files an not sure what to look for on editing SPEICIFIC dinos.. For example, we went otter hunting the other day, to a place otters are supposed to be more abundant, an instantly ran into 5-6 dragons where these otters are supposed to be, its so dangerous there, we havnt gone back lol. We also just discovered rock elementals. One was near our main base, we took care of it, but now there are four! imo, elementals and dragons should be MUCH rarer then what we have seen. I would like to lower the amount of dragons an elementals in our game, as well as a few less brontosaurs (they are big, very buggy, and annoying!) What code would I have to enter in for each of these 3? Please be specific >.< I'm not sure where it is in the game file I'm looking for, I tried finding something called "DinoCountMultiplier" but it wasn't in the "GameUserSettings.ini" Is it possible to lower/adjust a specific dino for a non dedicated server?
  15. Recently on the player dedicated server I play on, the host had adjusted some of the Dino stat settings. One he changed was the speed setting under "Dino Add Per Level." This affects the speed that certain dinosaurs gain when they are first tamed. We had this setting on 5x previously, and it had somehow gotten reset back to default. When the host set it back to 5, all creatures that receive movement speed when tamed show that they have an increased speed stat, but they move no faster than if it were set to 1 rather than 5. If a new dinosaur is tamed, there is no issue, but any tames from before the setting change have their speed bugged. I couldn't find any information on this, and was wondering if anyone could help me find a fix for it.
  16. Snake eggs

    How do you guys get snake eggs, without taming them? We currently don't have spare eggs with the x2 breeding event but we need some thylos in our lives. So how do you guys do it. If a trap, can you specify the design. I tried with a 2x8 and gates on each side. Had 20 in there and watched it for an hour to no avail. Not even one egg. What's the secret?
  17. Unknown Error anyone?

    I keep getting an unknown error when trying to log into a server. anyone else having this problem?
  18. Joining failed: Unknown Error

    People still have this problem. Can't believe they are not doing nothing to fix this problem... I was playing this morning without a problem, go out for 2 hours, then i came to play again and surprise!! I can't join to any server, it always says " Unknown Error, Join Failed" now i found out this happened specially today to a lot more people... I hope wildcard do something soon, is not fair to buy a game that you can't play...
  19. Ohhh my god am I the only one who wishes Dino's would just ask for they're preferred kibble instead of some off the wall bs that I couldn't tame because tame limit is 200 seriously wildcard either remove tame limit or make to where Rex's (plus every other Dino too) don't ask for freaking terror bird kibble knowing they eat scorpion kibble. Or you could do both remove tame limit and that random kibble bs.
  20. Help!

    I tried to play on the new dlc map Ragnarok and it said must ascend gamma to beta to unlock and I don't know what to do next so PLEASE HELP!!!
  21. i've been on a server for a while.. he's switched maps a couple of times so i know its not the map. he has upped the quality of loot drops. so we get ascendent almost once every crate. however i got an ascendent saddle bp, it has the exact same armour and durability as primitive. and to make the saddle its the same materials as primitive. but shows as ascendent? does anyone know how to fix this?
  22. Hopefully someone can help? On my nitrado dedicated server one of our players has tried to transfer to another server in our cluster and his character has disappeared. Is there anyway I can get it back for him or if he creates a new character give him his levels back and his old structures and dinosaurs?
  23. So i just got back from a 2 week holiday, while i was away ark was released. So when i got home i downloaded all the updates and started playing, i noticed the problem when i got on my Pteranodon and started flying. It's not easy to describe and i can attach a video if my explanation doesn't come clear. Whenever i turn with my mouse on the Pteranodon it has some kind of delay, so the 3rd person camera looks in that direction that i turn to before the Pteranodon, same happens when i look up or down. Very strange problem and is happening on all flyers. It makes picking people really hard in PVP and is overall quite annoying. Any help is appreciated.
  24. Upgrading graphics chip

    So I'm updating my CPU to an i7 and I want to upgrade GPU as well. Would an amd r7 m440 be better than an amd Radeon 540. And would an Intel 620 be better than both of these.
  25. Great migration Prim +

    A player logged on my server the other day and broadcasted a warning of his alpha tribe will be invading. He said it will happen when they open transfers up aug 8th. He said this confirmed by complexminded on reddit or twitter. Anyone know what he is talking about?