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Hi,

welcome to the official GOG Galaxy forum thread. Please read the below info first:

== GOG GALAXY FEATURES IN GAMES ==

List of games supporting various GOG Galaxy features:
Achievements: https://www.gog.com/games?feature=achievements&sort=bestselling&page=1
Cloud Saves: https://www.gog.com/games?feature=cloud_saves&sort=bestselling&page=1
Overlay: https://www.gog.com/games?feature=overlay&sort=bestselling&page=1

== BUG REPORTING ==

Please use: http://mantis.gog.com and include
1. steps to reproduce the bug (if possible)
2. screenshot or movie showing the bug (if possible)
3. Galaxy Client logs (location described on mantis report page)

== FEATURE SUGGESTIONS ==

Please use: http://www.gog.com/wishlist/galaxy. For feature suggestions and votes on them please try do explain how Galaxy and its users will really benefit from it.

== IMPORT ALREADY INSTALLED GAMES TO GALAXY ==

1. For GOG games installed using installers from the last few months (so called Galaxy-compatible installers)
Click the Galaxy logo button on top of the sidebar and select "scan and import folders" - it will find all compatible games within that folder and add them to the Client.

2. For remaining GOG game INSTALLATIONS
Find the game in the Library (click on the image of the game), then click the More button and select "Manage Installation" -> "Import folder" and point the folder selector into the folder where that game is installed.

== KNOWN ISSUES ==
- Galaxy cannot be launched by other users on the same computer

== CHANGELOG ==
1.2.40 (March 28, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- Ability to log in or register a new account with your Facebook account
- Suggested friends will be visible on the bottom of Friends window
- New Find Friends window with suggested friends will be opened when you click "+" in Friends window
- Optimized network transfer in updater and fetching data for installation screen
- Galaxy version is now displayed in the settings window

Bugfixes:
- [Windows] Fixed font rendering in Friends window on 100% dpi scaling

1.2.41 (April 23, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- User Profiles - a personal space for every GOG.com user for socialising among members of the community.
* compare your game statistics with friends
* see what your friends are currently playing
* share text, photos and videos
* personalise profile with your description and backgrounds from the games you own

- Speed up aborting cloud sync in case of service downtime
- Changed default number of download threads back to 10, due to reports of a decrease in download speed

Bugfixes:
- Fixed message on game uninstallation
- Fixed a rare crash in games caused by Galaxy SDK

1.2.42 Beta (May 10, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- Change in internal database architecture
- [Windows] Several improvements in rendering of Galaxy icon

Bugfixes:
- Aborting and pausing downloads will happen nearly immediately
- Adjusted default size of friends window

1.2.43 (May 29, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- Clicking on users in the game view and Find Friends window, will now take you to their profile. (in Friends window opening chat is the default action)
- Improved download process to avoid long download time of last few percents of the game
- Right-clicking on a desktop notification dismisses it.
Bugfixes:
- Fixed database migration issues, which popped out in the last Beta release
- Fixed issue with sockets which may has caused issues with download
- Fixed a crash when trying to resolve cloud saves conflict
- GOG Galaxy will no longer crash when trying to open pdf files - instead it will open them in external browser
- Fixed an issue with Galaxy being unresponsive for a long time on startup and in a few other scenarios

1.2.44 (June 13, 2018)
Bugfixes:
- GOG Galaxy no longer crashes when it is being launched by one of game's shortcuts on the desktop and the game is not updated to the latest version
- Fixed an issue where some of MSVC exit codes were treated as failure, whilist they should be a success. Fixes recent problems with installation of Moonlighter
- Fixed an issue with Verify/repair after failed installation

1.2.45 (11 July, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- When hovering over mutual friends in friends suggestions - you can see the full list of mutual friends.
- GOG Galaxy will no longer treat non-zero exit codes returned from dependency installers (such as Physx, Visual C++ Redistributables) as failure (caused configuration error on installation)
Bugfixes:
- Allows users to download cloud saves backup for all games with enabled cloud saves
- GOG Galaxy will no longer be locked out from launching, if Galaxy Updater cannot launch at all
- Upon update, invalid leftovers from database will be removed. They were caused by a bug with verify/repair (which was fixed in 1.2.44)
- Running a webinstaller again will not interfere with already running installation process
- "Continue previous session" setting will correctly restore last web content (game card, forum topic etc.)
- When showing a conflict, GOG Galaxy will not show invalid date anymore (It may still happen once until conflict is resolved)
- In case when GOG Galaxy is unable to fetch ownership information about not installed game (eg. User is not logged in), Install/Buy button will be disabled, instead of showing spinner infinitely. Play button is always enabled, when game is installed

1.2.46 (October 2, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- Improved stability when installing/updating games
- Changed last known part of GOG Galaxy app from TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2
- Added Korean and Chinese Traditional to list of languages with limited support
- [MacOS] It is no longer possible to close Galaxy Updater application window
Bugfixes:
- Fixed an issue with installations not resuming after failure (for instance due to poor network)
- Importing some games installed by older installers is fixed (eg. Crusader: No Regret™)

1.2.47 (October 22, 2018)
Changes & Improvements:
- Better Korean translations
Bugfixes:
- Fixed a bug where sometimes a blank screen would be shown to users when store / other page failed to respond
- Changed error text that shows after page fails to load to be more informative
Windows Overlay:
- Saving screenshots will work when User's home folder contains non-ASCII characters (e.g. Cyrillic)
- Other fixes for screenshots in some games (e.g. Balrum, Death's Gambit)
- Fixed scaling issues for some games (e.g. Eden)
- Fixes for OpenGL games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- Transport Fever
- Simon the Sorcerer
- WH40k Gladius - Relics of War
- Fixes for DX 11 games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- King Arthur II
- Fixes for DX 10 games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- Crysis
- Anno 1404
- Two Worlds VE
- Fixes for DX 9 games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- Treasure Adventure World

1.2.49 (November 29, 2018)
- [Windows] Updater now requires administrator privileges to perform update of GOG Galaxy
- [Windows] Security of directories containing GOG Galaxy files has been improved
- [Windows] Updated Code Signing Certificate
- [Windows] Crash reporter has been added to Galaxy Communication Service
Bugfixes:
- Prevented several potential causes of "broken" games, where only way out was reinstalling
- [MacOS] Fixed a crash on shutdown when fatal error was shown

1.2.50 (December 13, 2018)
Changes & Improvements:
- Speed up startup time
- [MacOS] Strengthen up connection security with ClientService
Bugfixes:
- Fixed "disk access problem" when installing games, occuring mostly on fresh installation of GOG Galaxy
- Fixed a rare occurrence of a game update resulting in displaying "unknown game version"

1.2.51 (December 20, 2018)
- Improved Korean translations
- Fixed connection to notifications pusher in GOG Galaxy SDK

1.2.54 (March 14, 2019)
Changes and Improvements:
- Updated Chromium version to 71:
- Better performance
- Fixes playing Twitch videos on profiles
- Fixes playing Wistia videos
- Security fixes in the game installation process
- Security fixes in GOG Galaxy update process
- GOG Galaxy Updater should perform better under poor network conditions
Bugfixes:
- [macOS] Fixed passing multiple commandline arguments to games
- [macOS] Multiple "friend online" notifications will no longer appear when system wakes up
- Dates are now properly displayed in cloud saves conflict window

1.2.55 (April 17, 2019)
- Hotfix for unintentional opening of Facebook link after entering Forum

1.2.56 (May 06, 2019)
Bugfixes:
- [Windows] GOG Galaxy will fix the path to its internal services, if it finds it is wrong
- Updating of games' local dependencies (e.g. Dosbox) will be handled correctly
- Unexpected files in games' directories will no longer cause failure of games’ update

1.2.57 (June 12, 2019)
Changes and Improvements:
- Minor download speed optimizations
- Changes in PayPal payment flow
Bugfixes:
- Fixed rare crash occurence when reordering games' updates and installations
- GOG Galaxy will correctly reconnect to GOG services after long time of no internet connection
Post edited June 12, 2019 by TheTomasz
Hey,

we have released GOG Galaxy version 1.2.44.

The release is aimed to fix problems with installations and crash when GOG Galaxy is started by game's desktop shortcut.
Hi,

This is for other users that might be experiencing the same problem.

GOG Galaxy no longer updating, it just took 15 minutes for it to start. I am on version 1.2.43.64. I submitted a support request describing the problem.

If you have having this problem you are not alone.

I'm going to manually update it by downloading it. Auto update just isn't working with older versions of the client.

Regards
Download from the site:
Yeah new update is downloading at 9.6KB/s.

Download from the client:
Can't open client as it is stuck updating 20.2% :/
Attachments:
Post edited June 13, 2018 by Zelif
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TheTomasz: Hey,

we have released GOG Galaxy version 1.2.44.

The release is aimed to fix problems with installations and crash when GOG Galaxy is started by game's desktop shortcut.
It seems like overlay (1.2.26.44) stopped working for me with 1.2.44.30 update. I'm getting 'Failed waiting for process initialization of '%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\GOG.com\Galaxy\redists\overlay\GalaxyOverlay.exe', error code: 0.' and 'Failed to connect to game pipe with error code: 2' in my logs. So far checked with Far Cry 2 and Fallout 3. Not sure if I'm the only one affected.
Post edited June 13, 2018 by mike_cesara
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TheTomasz: Hey,

we have released GOG Galaxy version 1.2.44.

The release is aimed to fix problems with installations and crash when GOG Galaxy is started by game's desktop shortcut.
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mike_cesara: It seems like overlay (1.2.26.44) stopped working for me with 1.2.44.30 update. I'm getting 'Failed waiting for process initialization of '%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\GOG.com\Galaxy\redists\overlay\GalaxyOverlay.exe', error code: 0.' and 'Failed to connect to game pipe with error code: 2' in my logs. So far checked with Far Cry 2 and Fallout 3. Not sure if I'm the only one affected.
I tried Fallout 3 and it worked for me... so seems to not be impacting everyone.
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mike_cesara: It seems like overlay (1.2.26.44) stopped working for me with 1.2.44.30 update. I'm getting 'Failed waiting for process initialization of '%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\GOG.com\Galaxy\redists\overlay\GalaxyOverlay.exe', error code: 0.' and 'Failed to connect to game pipe with error code: 2' in my logs. So far checked with Far Cry 2 and Fallout 3. Not sure if I'm the only one affected.
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BKGaming: I tried Fallout 3 and it worked for me... so seems to not be impacting everyone.
Thanks BKGaming!
Will clear up my logs then and try to find out what happened. Overlay worked with Fallout 3 just a few days ago.

update:
Fallout 3 works fine now. There was a conflict with 3rd party software I used to grab screenshots since Far Cry 2 overlay didn't work for me.
Far Cry 2 overlay works as well. The game was installed with offline installer and imported to Galaxy. It seems like "overlaySupported": true, was missing in goggame-1207659042.info
Nothing to see here, please move on ; )
Post edited June 13, 2018 by mike_cesara
Just a a heads up - everything still working fine here (beta channel).
On my mac (os 10.12.6 (16G1314)) with galaxy (1.2.44 (30)) i'm having issues installing any game.

When i click install game, from my library, the icon appears in my games list. Then the game starts downloading, but it never gets past getting the file list. After a few minutes, it just fails.

If i download the offline installer, Install, restart galaxy and tell it to detect games, it picks it up. It then downloads what is presumably the galaxy overlay adapter and all is well.

This has got me really confused, is there anywhere to look for a more precise error message than "Download Failed"?

By the by, the mac offline installers as for a random path in the middle of installation. It could be made much more apparent that this is where the game is being installed by asking that upfront, with a helpfull where do we install the game too?
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RichardSch: where do you get game hints. in the old days sierra had a hint board you could dial up
Um, Google?

It's not just for looking up pictures of Lexi Belle. ;)
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Nguy_n___c_H_nh: Updated Galaxy to 1.2.7, but Witcher 3 isn't running any more.
witcher3 exe appears in the task manager, using one cpu core and ram usage is rising and rising. Game doesn't start
That's...a rather old version of Galaxy. Can you update it to 1.2.44?

As for Witcher 3, please make sure you are running the latest drivers for your graphics card.
Post edited June 14, 2018 by JudasIscariot
Installed Firewatch and decided to install and give the GOG Galaxy a try...BIG mistake!

I sincerely HATE the GOG Galaxy!
I takes FOREVER to update.
And when GOG Galaxy finallay updates, it takes FOREVER to update a game.

After waiting for an eternity trying to get the updating of Firewatch to start I decided to quit the updating.
Then I tried to start it again...but how?
Under the dropdown MORE where it should be for easy acess, do I find it there?
Of course NOT!
Nowhere is to find a very easy "update" button, not as far as I can see.

GOG, has your developers any education in UI and how users react and act?
Is it extremely difficult for them to make a "Update" button on the page????

GOG Galaxy is IMO unfriendliness, bad designed and shoud have stayed as an idea on the sketchboard in GOG and never ever been released!
At least as it works today!

It seems GOG has become just like Uplay, Origin and Steam - the megalomanic desire to make an own galaxy, just as it named the service!

Well, at least their services WORK!!!
Post edited June 14, 2018 by MaxPayn
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MaxPayn: (,,)
Thank you for sharing your story with us MaxPayn!

You will find game version and possible updates right about the MORE button.
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MaxPayn: GOG Galaxy is IMO unfriendliness, bad designed and shoud have stayed as an idea on the sketchboard in GOG and never ever been released!
Galaxy isn't perfect by any means, but this doesn't match up. A lot of people use it everyday with minimal issues, including me. Now Galaxy does have some bugs that are minor and they are mostly just annoying for the most part not client breaking.

I keep hoping GOG will put a bigger priority in getting these long standing issues fixed, and even doing a bug bash to squash them, but it is what it is.

Between the slow fixes and long drawn out major updates (hello 1.3 where are you?) I can understand the frustration. For sure a lot of us would like to see more progress.

GOG's inability to communicate with us on these issues is also frustrating, we need more and deserve more info on Galaxy but again it is what it is. We can only hope they at some point realize this doesn't help to create a better service.
Post edited June 15, 2018 by BKGaming
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BKGaming: Between the slow fixes and long drawn out major updates (hello 1.3 where are you?) I can understand the frustration. For sure a lot of us would like to see more progress.

GOG's inability to communicate with us on these issues is also frustrating, we need more and deserve more info on Galaxy
We are preparing something very special for you all, and we're working hard on Galaxy Client now. :) Works didn't slow down - just the opposite. We will not share details about changes that are incoming, though.
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Johny.: We are preparing something very special for you all, and we're working hard on Galaxy Client now. :) Works didn't slow down - just the opposite. We will not share details about changes that are incoming, though.
Something special for September, eh Johny? ;D