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Old 02-03-2014, 08:44 AM   #1
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Default Falling Over, "Error 6: Overflow"

Running Windows XP, and GCA b4.0.423.

Building a character, and after entering a few details, attempted to add "New Racial Template" (or "New Meta-Trait" to see if that works). Every time I try, the program crashes, with a dialogue box showing "modDirectives:HandleGroupList: Error 6: Overflow".

So I tried a new blank character, and got the same result.

Known problem? Fixes?
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Old 02-03-2014, 09:31 AM   #2
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Default Re: Falling Over, "Error 6: Overflow"

I really need to add this one to the FAQ, because this is a known issue with an easy workaround: Load fewer data files when using _New Racial Template.

The error is caused when some of the trait lists used in the _New Racial Template get too big for GCA to handle; the trait lists get too big when too many data files are loaded (since more files make more traits available, with enough files loaded it eventually passes the threshold and "boom"). On an existing character you will also need to Resynchronize the Groups after loading the new Data Set and before using the _New Racial Template.
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Old 02-03-2014, 12:12 PM   #3
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Default Re: Falling Over, "Error 6: Overflow"

Okay, that fixed it, thanks. I did have to take out quite a lot of data files...
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