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 itself
- 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?There are two possible reasons for a slow game and lags:
- 1 - Your PC is too slow
- 2 - The internet connection or the server is too slow
1 - In case your PC is too slow
- Update your video card drivers
- Install the latest DirectX version (Windows only)
- Try Launcher.exe! Try windowed/fullscreen and DirectX/OpenGL! (Windows only)
- Run Windows update
- Close programs and processes you don't need (maybe also anti virus software and firewalls)
- Change the settings to get more speed (disable the light engine and reduce particle details)
- If nothing helps: Consider to upgrade your system (especially the video card!)
2 - In case the connection/server is too slow
- Try another server
- Stop all downloads and programs that access the internet
- Do not use WLAN, try a wired connection instead
- If nothing helps: Consider to upgrade your internet connection
- 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?