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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 ==

1.2.47 (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

1.2.58 (September 13, 2019)
macOS:
- Enabled hardened runtime, making our application more secure
- Implemented Apple's notarization

1.2.59 (September 23, 2019)
Overlay:
- [Windows] Fixed crash in Overlay affecting some games (including Fallout 3 (Radeon only) and Dragon Age: Origins)
Achievements:
- [Windows] Fixed issue with achievements sometimes not being saved while playing offline

1.2.60 Beta (07 October, 2019)
General:
- Updated CEF version to 3729 (Chromium to 74)
- Security fixes
Updater:
- Will no longer download updates at startup, they will be downloaded in the background, while the application is running
- [Windows] No additional UAC prompt during update

1.2.61 Beta (October 23, 2019)
Updater:
- Fixed an issue where non-admin users would not be able to update to newer versions of GOG Galaxy

1.2.62 Beta (October 30, 2019)
Overlay:
- Fixed crashes for various games

1.2.63 (December 02, 2019)
General:
- Updated CEF version to 3729 (Chromium to 74)
- Security fixes
Updater:
- Will no longer download updates at startup, they will be downloaded in the background, while the application is running
- [Windows] No additional UAC prompt during update
Overlay [Windows]:
- Now supports games which use Vulkan API (e.g. Jupiter Hell, X4: Foundations)
- Fixes crashes for various games

1.2.64 (December 04, 2019)
- Hotfix for launching games
Post edited December 04, 2019 by TheTomasz
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Johny.: Definitely send your logs to mantis bug tracking system, instructions are here:
https://www.gog.com/forum/general/gog_galaxy_official_discussion_thread/post1

Large library is known to be slowing down especially opening the Galaxy Client, but it might be that or something different.
We have a room for improvements there, so it would be nice to look at your logs.
Will be sending my logs in asap, it doesn't matter if I'm downloading, updating or even offline as a simple game loader, the results are the same, it always freezes up after 10-20 minutes!...

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Franck19520: Same here!!! got 900 games and same problem : GoG Galaxy 1.2.6 froze after a while... constantly need to restart it... after a few tests i think this is an issue with games auto-updating... have you tried to uninstall a game an just after to reinstall it? For me if i do that, Galaxy stuck on getting file list...for a long time before updating...(neither if I restart Galaxy, update start immediatly...) I think that the same problem when it freeze... Always before freezing i can read in the log something like: "[Information][ (0)]: The scheduling for the periodic product check was skipped as the installer is busy." And when this message appear, I can't access galaxy anymore...
By the way it's just a theory and after googling this problem the last few days, no-one exept me (and possibly you...) seems to have this problem... Possibly the large library of games cause the issue...
I f you find a solution, Please share... if the issues persists i'll go to reports the bugs on the official service support... but if effectively we are only a few with large library installed, seems we need to wait before the problem become a priority bug if you want my advice...
I will have to resort to installing the 1.1 version alongside the 1.26 version, I will use the 1.1 version as an offline game loader while the updated version as the online installer/updater...That means blocking it from my firewall so I hope it works as I don't want to have to block it via the host file!
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Johny.: snip
I seem to be getting a weird bug in Galaxy, the game Kenshi is telling me there is an update from 0.95.29 -> 0.95.33 but when I go to update it, it finishes and Galaxy says it's installed... but the blue dot remains and Galaxy tells me I'm still on 0.95.29.

Any ideas?
Post edited May 04, 2017 by BKGaming
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Johny.: snip
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BKGaming: I seem to be getting a weird bug in Galaxy, the game Kenshi is telling me there is an update from 0.95.29 -> 0.95.33 but when I go to update it, it finishes and Galaxy says it's installed... but the blue dot remains and Galaxy tells me I'm still on 0.95.29.

Any ideas?
Did you install this game via standalone installer, or via Galaxy Client?
Could you describe the "when I go to update it" step?

I would recommend contacting support, so they can check the game itself.
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yongra: GOG Galaxy on my PC just close after telling me connection to the GOG Service was lost. Still having server outage? It was doing that when I first updated to 1.2.6 but started to work about a day later and stayed up for few days and now the disconnect is happening again.
Hi yongra,

The message about "Connection to GOG Galaxy Communication Service was lost" is unrelated to our server outage. It is a problem on your machine, most commonly due to using Remote Desktop - which GOG Galaxy does not currently support.. If you are experiencing this without using Remote Desktop, then please report an issue at http://mantis.gog.com

Liosan
EDIT: I decided to wipe my PC due to some othe issues I was having with the the creators update on Windows 10. so let's see if that fixes Galaxy as well. Orginal message follows.

EDIT2: So far so good, everything seems to be working so much better right now out side of a small bug that happen when I first installed Galaxy, but a restart fixed it. :)

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Okay somebody really needs to look into this looooooong abort time. I told Galaxy to abort a 3GB update and I have been waiting probably close to 10 min now for it to abort the update and delete it. *Takes a hammer to Galaxy*

This is a bad as the 15-20 min wait for the install window to load... I'm wondering if I just need to re-install Galaxy completely as I haven't really seen anyone else mention these two issues. :(
Post edited May 05, 2017 by BKGaming
Three days ago my support ticket was assigned to a guy (or girl) named Raff. Still not a single reply. I really want to continue the game but I also want to use the achievements in this case.

Edit: Still nothing - not even a note or a single reply. Why bother assigning a case to somebody at all if this person does not seem to do anything with it? Maybe I should just refund the game because achievements were part of the deal! Basicalyy I paid the complete money but did not get the complete product.
Post edited May 06, 2017 by MarkoH01
Usually I'm against Friday patches, but considering this was a messed up week for GOG (from what I hear due to Polish holidays) I still kinda hope we see the 1.2.7 update today. :D

EDIT: Not this week I guess, hopefully early next week then.
Post edited May 06, 2017 by BKGaming
I just wanted to check with anyone else,

Does the in-game overlay work yet? I haven't been able to use it, even after re-installing Galaxy.

Cheers
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Travo147: I just wanted to check with anyone else,

Does the in-game overlay work yet? I haven't been able to use it, even after re-installing Galaxy.

Cheers
Yes it works with supported games. If you have certain software in the background like RivaTuner in may interfere with it. If a game has overlay support there will be a checkbox by going to the game -> MORE -> settings.
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Travo147: I just wanted to check with anyone else,

Does the in-game overlay work yet? I haven't been able to use it, even after re-installing Galaxy.

Cheers
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BKGaming: Yes it works with supported games. If you have certain software in the background like RivaTuner in may interfere with it. If a game has overlay support there will be a checkbox by going to the game -> MORE -> settings.
Yea, so games like The Witcher 3 and Divinity

Oh RivaTuner might be doing it then...

Is there a way for it to work with Riva? I use it for my computer monitoring and it's linked with the MSI Afterburner overclocking, so I don't really want to turn it off.
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Travo147: Oh RivaTuner might be doing it then...

Is there a way for it to work with Riva? I use it for my computer monitoring and it's linked with the MSI Afterburner overclocking, so I don't really want to turn it off.
Not that I know of. It's known to not work currently and I'm not sure anyone has come up with a solution yet...
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Johny.: snip
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Liosan: snip
Here is an idea, if you are installing a game and you go to install another game while the original game is still downloading, Galaxy should automatically pause the download until the install window has finished loading for the next game your adding to the queue. Then automatically resume when user hits continue. Why?

Because if the bandwidth limit isn't set Galaxy uses all available bandwidth and this makes the install window take a lot longer to load and probably also results in the server issue messages during install I sometimes get when a game is already downloading.

I've started manually doing this myself, though sometimes I forget. But by doing so I have noticed a decrease in loading time for the install window, and no server error messages... would be nice if Galaxy just automatically did this.
Post edited May 07, 2017 by BKGaming
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Travo147: I just wanted to check with anyone else,

Does the in-game overlay work yet? I haven't been able to use it, even after re-installing Galaxy.

Cheers
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BKGaming: Yes it works with supported games. If you have certain software in the background like RivaTuner in may interfere with it. If a game has overlay support there will be a checkbox by going to the game -> MORE -> settings.
In addition to this: If you have used a backup installer to install the game and turned off auto updates in Galaxy you might have to "update" to the latest version (in Galaxy) of the game if you want to use Galaxy overlay. As I pointed out several times: When using backup installers Galaxy atm does not recognize that even if the game is up to date the Galaxy part of the game is not. If those mentioned checkboxes are missing try this.
Post edited May 07, 2017 by MarkoH01
I had to break down and use steam's launcher for my gog library, was going to use my folders, but I have far too many games for this to be a preferred method...I miss using galaxy! I'll just have to wait for Galaxy 1.3-2.0...
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takezodunmer2005: I had to break down and use steam's launcher for my gog library, was going to use my folders, but I have far too many games for this to be a preferred method...I miss using galaxy! I'll just have to wait for Galaxy 1.3-2.0...
If you are talking about doing that because of the freezing issue, Liosan said they will release a fix ASAP... now that they have dump file to better tell what the issue is. It may even be fixed this coming week , however it's always possible your issue is slightly different than Franck19520's freezing issue.