Home | Webstore
Latest News: OOTP Update 20.6 - OOTP 20 Available - FHM 5 Available

  

Go Back   OOTP Developments Forums > Out of the Park Baseball 19 > OOTP 19 - Technical Support > Bug Reports Forum

Bug Reports Forum Have a bug to report? Please post here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-19-2019, 07:37 PM   #1
mbriantyne
Bat Boy
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 9
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0x in 0 posts
Facegen issue since OOTP 8 - Help Please!

In every version of OOTP I have played, when I am running a fictional league over many seasons with fictional FaceGen pictures, some of the player pictures freeze and can no longer be updated. This is still the case with OOTP 19. I only noticed this when certain players would switch teams, but their pics would still show their former team's uniform. They do not update at the end of a season either. They remain locked/frozen. The only way to update is to use the auto reload function, but that changes the face to a completely different one. Only a small percentage of players have this happen, but it increases with each passing season and it seems to be completely random. It is frustrating because it breaks the immersion that the FaceGen helps to add to the game. Would love to know if others have had this problem and if there is a solution for it. I have been having this problem since OOTP 8, but I have never bothered to use the forums before. It would be AMAZING to have this finally fixed. Any ideas? Thanks.
mbriantyne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2019, 01:14 AM   #2
ConStar
Minors (Triple A)
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 200
Thanks: 36
Thanked 79x in 42 posts
I had this issue crop up with a vengeance in OOTP18. I never fixed it.

Once I updated the league to OOTP19, it stopped happening. I was hoping this was a bug I wouldn't see again in the future but apparently, it still affects some of us (you).
ConStar is offline   Reply With Quote
Thank you for this post:
mbriantyne (02-20-2019)
Old 02-20-2019, 11:27 PM   #3
mbriantyne
Bat Boy
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 9
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0x in 0 posts
Thanks, ConStar. At least I know I am not alone. It is so frustrating, but I have hope that there is someone out there who knows what causes this - and better yet - how to fix it.
mbriantyne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2019, 04:22 PM   #4
Alex Murray
OOTP Developments
 
Alex Murray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Arizona
Posts: 209
Thanks: 64
Thanked 73x in 49 posts
Hey mbriantyne,

Do these freezes occur with all of the different Facegen settings on different modes? If you go into the league settings>players & Facegen and change the settings to allow for changes on every mood change? I'd also love to know if you can force an update and if that fixes the freezing for facegen changes. That'll be found in the same place.

Thanks
Alex
__________________
Alex@ootpdevelopments.com

Found a bug? Have a technical issue? Please post here and/or file a support ticket here.

Need to upload files for us to check out? Instructions can be found here.




Alex Murray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2019, 02:37 PM   #5
mbriantyne
Bat Boy
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 9
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0x in 0 posts
Changing the settings does not seem to have any effect. Also, forcing an update does nothing for the players whose pictures are frozen. To clarify, when I say frozen, I mean that the player's profile displays a picture for the player, but it will no longer update with age, mood, team change, etc. It is as if the game or the Facegen feature has lost the data for that player's picture and so it just stays on the last accurate picture it had. Again, if I try to reload a new picture it changes to a completely different face. Maybe this is not a common problem if people don't create entirely fictional leagues that run for decades, but that is the whole reason I play OOTP.
mbriantyne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2019, 08:17 PM   #6
BMW
All Star Starter
 
BMW's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,730
Thanks: 170
Thanked 664x in 297 posts
I still find this regularly happening in OOTP 19. I always suspected that it had something to do with the "Delete Players Who Never Reached Majors" option being set to on, but it doesn't really follow the evidence (I've had AAA players suddenly get "jammed"). We're in an online league that has been running fictional for the past 50-ish seasons.

Forcing updates doesn't actually fix the problem - I think the only ways to fix it are: completely regen all the fictional faces (i.e. not updates but entirely new faces), or to go in one player at a time and force a new face for that single player (basically the same as the first option, only you're not giving a facelift to 100% of the league to fix the 2% that are problems).

When I've done this for my Mets minors (I'm one of the league admins), I usually find 1-4 players per team after a year or two. I also notice that the player seems to have some kind of alternate headshot a lot of the time - that includes more of the shoulders.
__________________

Last edited by BMW; 03-11-2019 at 08:22 PM.
BMW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2019, 01:28 PM   #7
Chico Guilbault
All Star Reserve
 
Chico Guilbault's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Bound Brook, NJ
Posts: 765
Thanks: 724
Thanked 767x in 315 posts
I've had this issue from time to time. Sometimes just hitting "same picture" will fix it. I assume this does not work for you? I know that it doesn't always do the trick and I'll have to reload, which does change the face. I could swear the auto reload used to fix it without changing it...in some previous version.
__________________
BeechumCounty.com



Chico Guilbault is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:27 PM.

 

Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Minor League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with the permission of Minor League Baseball. All rights reserved.

The Major League Baseball Players Association (www.MLBPLAYERS.com ) is the collective bargaining representative for all professional baseball players of the thirty Major League Baseball teams and serves as the exclusive group licensing agent for commercial and licensing activities involving active Major League baseball players. On behalf of its members, it operates the Players Choice licensing program and the Players Choice Awards, which benefit the needy through the Major League Baseball Players Trust, a charitable foundation established and run entirely by Major League baseball players. Follow: @MLB_Players; @MLBPAClubhouse; @MLBPlayersTrust

Out of the Park Baseball is a registered trademark of Out of the Park Developments GmbH & Co. KG

Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.

Apple, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

COPYRIGHT © 2017 OUT OF THE PARK DEVELOPMENTS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © 2018 Out of the Park Developments