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Error: Failed to host game

MacesBMacesB Registered Users Posts: 24
edited February 2019 in Multiplayer Bugs

since a few hours ago me and a friend of mine can not host games anymore (neither online, nor local works). If we try, we get the message: "Error - failed to host game".

My current build (after reinstalling, see below) is:
- v1.5.1 Build
- 9466.1570905 (modded - tried without, see below)

Everything worked just fine up until around six hours ago (which was when we last played).

So far I tried (unsuccesfully):
- different saves & hosting a new campaign (nothing worked, hence I did not upload any save files)
- disabling all mods
- restarting everything (soft.- & hardware) multiple times
- checking firewall, antivirus and router configuration (even tried it without all of those)
- verifying game data through steam
- remove & redownload/reinstall the complete game (again using steam)
- I was originally using the coast beta and tested it "vanilla-style" after reinstalling, with the same result

Said friend could fix this issue by using a VPN client and masking his IP as french, which would maybe suggest a routing issue, since we both do not live in Western Europa (Austria and the Czech Republic).

I am no expert tho, so this could of course be totally unrelated. I would appreciate any help you can offer in resolving this problem. If you need more information, please feel free to ask.

Thank you in advance!


  • Jedidias1Jedidias1 Registered Users Posts: 148
    edited February 2019
    Hi I just got the same problem, any idea how to solve it?
    I was playing a head to head campaing and in turn 15, it crashed and after that I cannot host anymore, Im not using mods. So I dont know what is the problem.
  • AungaladAungalad Registered Users Posts: 2
    edited February 2019
    I am having this same issue as well. Was playing earlier today just fine and now I receive this error when attempting to load any of the saves. I am not running any mods either although mine was not due to crash. We saved, exited and upon return I am unable to host ANY games.
    Post edited by Aungalad on
  • Jedidias1Jedidias1 Registered Users Posts: 148
    edited February 2019
    I was looking for an answer online but I havent find nothing helpful so far
  • KuhubuluKuhubulu Junior Member Registered Users Posts: 2
    I am having the same issue as well.

    I was playing a TK + Skarsnik Co-op campaign last night with my friend. It crashed during the Skarsnik quest battle. We went to continue the campaign today and we continue to get this same error.

    I hope a fix comes soon.
  • Jedidias1Jedidias1 Registered Users Posts: 148
    Is working now for me. I didnt do nothing to fix it. So try again it may be working for you all
  • MacesBMacesB Registered Users Posts: 24
    Thanks for the heads up! Yeah, it does work again for me.
  • ASTR1ASTR1 Registered Users Posts: 24
    Now i have this problem...........me and my friend cant play

    I tried searching for answers or fix....but nothing

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