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Hearts of Iron IV : Black Flags

Question asked by saymitez on Sep 8, 2017

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Hearts of Iron IV, all flags that arent the big size now appear all black.

 

System Configuration:

 

Mobo: Asrock B85 PRO4

CPU: Intel i5 4670

Memory: 8GB DDR3

GPU: Sapphire R9 280X DUAL X

Driver: 17.7.2 / 17.8.1 / 17.8.2 / 17.9.1

VBIOS Version: 015.041.000.000

Radeon Settings Version: 2017.0720.1902.32426 / 2017.0815.1452.24946 / 2017.0821.2358.41324 / 2017.0905.1156.19665

 

 

OS: Windows 10 1703 Build 15063.540

 

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Install latest driver

2. Start Up game

3. Start up a new session

4. Realize that any small flag is now black

 

Expected Behavior:

Smaller Versions of normal flags

 

Actual Behavior:

Black Flags.

 

Additional Notes:

 

Here is a screenshot :

 

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The flags below the major countries are supposed to be populated with other nations flags, not black ones.

 

Here is another in the Trade Menu:

 

 

And here is the Estate screen:

 

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Additional Notes:

 

Steam Discussion page filled with same problems :

 

http://steamcommunity.com/app/394360/discussions/0/1474222595293791677/

http://steamcommunity.com/app/394360/discussions/0/1474221865204703548/

http://steamcommunity.com/app/394360/discussions/0/1474221865193181362/

 

POSSIBLE FIX

 

Some users reported that running the game in OpenGL fixes this issue, leading me to belive its the DirectX part of the drivers screwing up.

This fix works for me

 

http://steamcommunity.com/app/394360/discussions/0/1474222595292465063/

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