FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Network and Multiplayer
- No servers in serverlist?!
- What to do about lags?
- How to play in LAN?
- Ping? Latency? Ping Timeout?
- I can't login! 'Trying to login'/'Failed to login!'
- How do I create my own server? What is a listen/dedicated server? What is rcon?
- I want to host a game. What's my IP?
- Is there a dedicated server software for CS2D?
- Nobody joins/sees my server
- My server is not in the serverlist
- I want a 24/7 online server! Why does my server disappear when I shut down my PC?
- I want to rent a server for CS2D! What is important?
- Can I use my webspace/website/FTP-space/Dropbox/iCloud/blog/other crazy shit to host a server?
- CS2D closes itselfThis can be caused by bugs, damaged Lua scripts or problems with your system.
Some possible problems with solution:
- No internet connection -> Go online / start with -off commandline
- Problems with network device -> Get the latest drivers
- Firewalls / Antivirus -> Configurate or turn off
- Outdated system -> Run update function (e.g. Windows Update)
- Outdated drivers (graphics/sounds) -> Get the latest drivers
- Outdated OpenAL -> Get latest OpenAL drivers at connect.creativelabs.com/openal/Downloads
- Outdated DirectX version -> Get the latest version
- General problems with graphics -> Try all modes with Launcher.exe
- Other software -> Quit all applications you don't need
- Virus -> Scan and clean your system with Antivirus software
- Damaged Installation -> Re-download and re-install CS2D
- Weak/slow system -> Try another PC or upgrade your hardware
In most cases some updates should fix the problem!
Nothing helps?None of the above helps to solve the problem? Then your system is probably too slow and old for Counter-Strike 2D.
- The game says that I'm a cheater/hacker! Why?
- Memory Access Violation
- Graphics Mode XXX does not work!
- Failed to load ...
- There is only a black screen?! / I just see some squares?!
- Screen resolution problems
- Blurred graphics
- How to install/start CS2D?
- Why does CS2D run slowy/why does it lag?
- I downloaded custom skins/sounds! How to restore the original file(s)?
- Sniper weapons: What's the advantage of the zoom-mode?!
- Why does my server change the map without prompting?
- How do I make a custom spraylogo?
- What is "U.S.G.N." / What is this login stuff?
- Why are there so many ads on CS2D.com!?
- Why should I play CS2D when there is CS in 3D?
- Who made CS2D?