[Solved] (Partially) Games don't run in Mac Osx High Sierra.

Tomcat

Villager
Member
Joined
Dec 9, 2017
Messages
10
Reaction score
0
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
VNM
Hi everybody,

Need some help when trying to build a game or running one of the demos. The VN Maker runs without problems, live preview and pressing Play shows the game I'm working on without problems. After building the app through Game > Build For > Mac Os X (NW.js), and trying to run the generated app it just shows a black screen, with the title bar on top. Is not freeze, it just does nothing. I download and try the demo Virtual Life and it has the same behavior.

I try building for Android (Cordova) and the generated HTML file runs only in Firefox. Safari and Chrome just display a Black screen.

I'm running VN Maker V1.0.1034 on a MacBook Pro running OsX 10.13.2.

Thanks a lot.
 
Last edited:

Archeia

Level 99 Demi-fiend
Developer
Joined
Mar 1, 2012
Messages
14,730
Reaction score
14,575
First Language
Filipino
Primarily Uses
VNM
Confirmed. I went ahead and updated my Macbook and I experienced the same problem with MacOSX High Sierra. We'll look into it. :kaoback:
 

Kentou

Admin
Admin
Joined
Jan 20, 2014
Messages
208
Reaction score
49
Hi,

I try building for Android (Cordova) and the generated HTML file runs only in Firefox. Safari and Chrome just display a Black screen.
If you directly open an HTML file in a webbrowser, due to security restrictions, it can only run in Firefox. If you put it on a real webserver or a local webserver or upload it to your webspace, it will also work in Safari and Chrome.

I will try to reproduce your other issues.
 

Kentou

Admin
Admin
Joined
Jan 20, 2014
Messages
208
Reaction score
49
Hi again, you can fix that if you go to Database > System in VN Maker and check "Store Game Data in App Data directory" for now. Then if you save your project and then try to export again it should work.
 

Tomcat

Villager
Member
Joined
Dec 9, 2017
Messages
10
Reaction score
0
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
VNM
Hi,

Thanks a lot Archeia and Kentou.

The problem was solved doing this:
You can fix that if you go to Database > System in VN Maker and check "Store Game Data in App Data directory" for now.
With this, I can build and run the games in OsX High Sierra. I mention partially because all demos and example games like Virtual Life, that are not build with this option, don't run in High Sierra. Something to consider if you are planning to build games for this platform.
 

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Latest Threads

Latest Posts

Latest Profile Posts

Free RPG Maker Ready Charging Up Animation

Enjoy -No Credit Needed But Appreciated -
Download it at https://lvgames.itch.io/free-charging-up-pixel-animation-fx-rpg-maker-ready
:/ .... so, thought I’d go to the park to sit in the cool breeze and get out of the house a little. Nope, guess that’s quarantined too. Ok...
How do you do when you want to work on projects but the game companies make so many games available for free because of the quarantine?
Kes
I have just stepped down from being a Mod, so please don't send me any more pm's with Mod questions. Thanks
Made a brief video showcasing early game play... Got a copyright claim by BIG UP! (https://big-up.style/) for using music I bought from here (Future Steam Punk Pack). Now I wonder if I should strip any purchased music from here out of my game. :LZSskeptic:

Forum statistics

Threads
95,486
Messages
929,499
Members
125,726
Latest member
Truvirian
Top