Validating steam files update

At the moment, someone that purchased either of the bundles through steam can only play one of the games with the correct installation files.

This isn't difficult to do - and I can say this with some confidenece because every other base game and expansion pack and stand-alone expansion pack installed in my Steam library does it as I describe. More info from Steam client logs: Starting validation of King's Bounty: Armored Princess Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\interface_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Read Validation complete: 375 Total Files, 14 Failed Validation Starting validation of King's Bounty: Armored Princess Validation complete: 375 Total Files, 0 Failed Validation Starting validation of King's Bounty: Crossworlds Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\interface_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\interface_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Read Validation complete: 3930 Total Files, 26 Failed Validation Starting validation of King's Bounty: Crossworlds Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\interface_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\interface_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Read Validation complete: 3930 Total Files, 21 Failed Validation Starting validation of King's Bounty: Crossworlds Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\data\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\sessions\addon\loc_Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation failure: d:\steam\steamapps\common\kings bounty armored princess\Validation complete: 3916 Total Files, 8 Failed Validation Starting validation of King's Bounty: Crossworlds Validation complete: 3916 Total Files, 0 Failed Validation Starting validation of King's Bounty: Crossworlds Validation complete: 3916 Total Files, 0 Failed Validation Yep. Stuck in the endless downloading hell auto-update cycle. I think we will have to wait for monday morning before playing. again...* Why do they ALWAYS do this on a friday, just before leaving? How do you people have problems with steam auto-updating?

Anyway, this is an issue between Steam and 1C, they really should not have the expansion in the same folder as KB, as it will go through a continual validation back and forth unless somebody fixes it at steam and or 1C, or until we the users stop it from happening.

Saying you had no problems whatsoever, is as useful as the person that says 'my computer never crashes with such and such game'.

I don't believe we've done anything wrong, but I do believe that the developers didn't know how to deal with this expansion on steam properly, and or Steam did not instruct them properly.

Anyway, there is the work around to prevent the problem and that's all that really matters for the moment. My version of both Steam and KB Armor Princess were fresh, new, clean installs this morning since I mistakenly wiped out all my games when I uninstalled Steam from my computer. Unless it's in the installer telling users, we can't assume nor should we even expect them to go to some forum to see if there is some special instructions.

If it found failed files, go ahead and download them.

Now as long as you keep the auto updating turned off for KBAP, and don't manually try to validate the files for KBAP, you should be good to go.

After those long 2 hours, I was then able to start clicking on the Orc banner and playing the new Orc campaign... Do we have to start again all the way from the start? and by mistake I click on the Armored Princess button in my Steam list instead of Crossword and then *gasp* it start AGAIN to update it from 0% !!!!! because i havent encountered any of these problems and steam is same globally so it means there must be something you're doing wrong. My version of both Steam and KB Armor Princess were fresh, new, clean installs this morning since I mistakenly wiped out all my games when I uninstalled Steam from my computer. Unless it's in the installer telling users, we can't assume nor should we even expect them to go to some forum to see if there is some special instructions.

But the game is starting a new Armored Princess game from the beginning! I thought we were supposed to be able to continue from a save game? One should not need special instructions to install an expansion pack.

Steam then either doesn't let the game play, or you're not seeing the content to Crossworlds.

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