Author Topic: EDITOR PLUGIN: Speech Center - Version 2.1.2 - updated to support AGS 3.4 & 3.5  (Read 59805 times)

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Still the same issue on my new pc, on WIN 10.
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I'm using 3.5.0.2 beta,so that might be the issue?
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I'm using 3.5.0.2 beta,so that might be the issue?

I don't know what is this about, but if remember correctly there was about a year of development between 3.5.0.2 (alpha) and the final release, so alot of changes have been done in between.
« Last Edit: 14 Jan 2021, 18:17 by Crimson Wizard »

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Newest beta works !!!!

EDIT: It's irrelevant to newest beta, it had to do with my installing redistributables from here
https://www.techpowerup.com/download/visual-c-redistributable-runtime-package-all-in-one/
« Last Edit: 16 Jan 2021, 00:24 by Dualnames »
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AGS installer should install any needed redistributable. You are saying that one didn't work or you didn't install AGS and instead ran it from binaries?

Newest beta works !!!!

EDIT: It's irrelevant to newest beta, it had to do with my installing redistributables from here
https://www.techpowerup.com/download/visual-c-redistributable-runtime-package-all-in-one/
Not sure I understand, the latest I see is 3.5.0.29 which is a release 4 days ago. Can you send me a link to the exact version you were using?
It's possible the runtime you installed is needed for the plugin and not AGS, although I've tried to make sure it's aligned. This also explains why I haven't seen that issue.

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Older version i was using also works!! My edit was the solution!
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What the AGS installer provides was based on the minimum version that AGS itself required to run. There is a specific check for that version or later that skips installation, so potentially there is a gap in the middle where AGS is happy but something related to a plug-in would not be , depending on what the plug-ins requirements are.

https://github.com/adventuregamestudio/ags/blob/faf6ab299d1767391a2aa0cde05d848dc5294c3f/Windows/Installer/ags.iss#L186-L189
Code: Pascal
  1.   // Visual C++ runtime
  2.   // https://download.microsoft.com/download/6/A/A/6AA4EDFF-645B-48C5-81CC-ED5963AEAD48/vc_redist.x86.exe
  3.   VCPP_REDIST_MAJOR_VERSION = 14.0;
  4.   VCPP_REDIST_BUILD_VERSION = 24215;

If that is the issue then potentially the installer could provide newer runtime files to be more compatible with plug-in requirements. It is probably easier that way than saying that all plug-ins supply their own VC++ runtime as that means users without admin rights can't use install plug-ins (and I think there is a scheme afoot to try and get something resembling an AGS plug-in repository working). Possibly statically linking a plug-in with the runtime version might work too, I don't know enough about that to say for sure.

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Hello! I upgraded to this latest version of Speech Center, but when I boot up AGS (version 3.5.1, latest beta) I get this error on startup:



I can click through this window, and the game loads in the editor, but the plugin no longer installed.

I adore this plugin and use it constantly, so any help is appreciated! Thanks. :)

-Dave

You need to 'unblock' (right-click, properties) the file because there is metadata stored with it that indicates it has been downloaded from the Internet.

If you've copied the file somewhere that isn't writeable from an unelevated process (e.g. you've dragged it into C:\Program Files) then you wont be able to use the unblock button, so you'll need to do the unblocking before copying the files into place.

Hey Dave, I think morganw's solution will solve it, but let me know if this doesn't work

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Ah! That did it. This happened the last time I updated Speech Center. I just forgot. I even asked this exact same question on this thread two years ago.  :D

Thanks!
« Last Edit: 04 Jul 2021, 19:57 by Dave Gilbert »

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Worst offender is me asking Dave "hey i have this issue", Dave going "oh you need to do this", and then Dave forgetting 6 months later.
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To be fair, a lot of my memory has been overwritten by pandemic panic.