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Information for GOG-purchased CD Key Validation

Unread post by Tsidkenu » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:27 pm

So I have noticed the occasional person here or there that, like me, purchased NWN2 from Gog with excitement, installed the game, jump onto multiplayer, enter a new (or old) username and password, hit sign-in and then BLAMMO:

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So what do you do?

Step 1. Exit NWN2 and open your Neverwinter Nights 2 Complete installation directory. The default, for example, is c:/Gog Games/Neverwinter Nights 2 Complete, but you will need to find your installation directory.

Step 2. Find the program called "SerialTool". Run it.

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Step 3. Enter your unique CD Keys from your GoG Account. Often these keys will already be prefilled in the boxes below. Hit save and close if you intend on following the optional step below, otherwise hit save & launch.

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[Optional] Step 4. Download and install the client extension if you haven't already. Once this is done, merely run the extension NWN2 Launcher and you're good to go!

Otherwise simply run the regular NWN2 launcher and use Multiplayer: Direct Connect to connect to the server using the IP address listed at the very top of page.

Enjoy!
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Unread post by LISA100595 » Sat Oct 11, 2014 11:10 pm

If you don't use the client extension all the time can you still run the game normally after following your instructions here?
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Unread post by Tsidkenu » Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:13 am

I can't see why not? One would have to use direct connect in that case. The error listed here appears after a fresh install of any GOG copy of NWN2 when someone puts in a username (and password) and attempts to connect to GameSpy (which is now down, as we all know), so you can't actually get to the direct-connect/multiplayer connection menu until the CD key issue is resolved.

This is the work-around provided by GOG although their instructions are not very clear about how to use it.

No modification of the .ini files is required if this process is followed.

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Bump so as to avoid deletion.
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Unread post by Kelebrin » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:38 pm

Hi there i have some problem whit loging in. Everything seems be allright but after direct connect and downloading hak files i get booted on logging screen to nexus. Please help

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Unread post by kellendril » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:46 pm

Same thing is happening to my daughter who is trying to log in on her own new account using my GOG cd-key. I did not, however, install the game on this PC with GOG. I used the purchase to get a second CD key, oddly, on my own account, I can log in and play with these, but my daughter cannot under her own account
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Unread post by Maecius » Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:32 pm

Shooting you a PM, though this may be resolved?

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Unread post by kellendril » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:53 pm

I'll check this evening. I haven't had time to play the last couple days.
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Unread post by kellendril » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:40 pm

Nope, not fixed. Her username is "Elspeth Silverwood"
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Kelebrin wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:38 pm
Hi there i have some problem whit loging in. Everything seems be allright but after direct connect and downloading hak files i get booted on logging screen to nexus. Please help
I have this same problem, I've recently redownloaded the game to dabble in the server again after a long period of absence. Booted as soon as I try to enter the server after selecting a character.
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Unread post by chambordini » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:19 am

Make sure you're following the instructions above and most importantly that in your NWN2 documents you have a nwncdkey.ini file with the corresponding cdkeys.

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Unread post by Glowfire » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:41 am

WookieWarlord wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:08 am
Kelebrin wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:38 pm
Hi there i have some problem whit loging in. Everything seems be allright but after direct connect and downloading hak files i get booted on logging screen to nexus. Please help
I have this same problem, I've recently redownloaded the game to dabble in the server again after a long period of absence. Booted as soon as I try to enter the server after selecting a character.
If you're using new CD keys, the Admins need to handle it - send a PM to Maecius.
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Unread post by WookieWarlord » Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:17 am

chambordini wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:19 am
Make sure you're following the instructions above and most importantly that in your NWN2 documents you have a nwncdkey.ini file with the corresponding cdkeys.
Glowfire wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:41 am
If you're using new CD keys, the Admins need to handle it - send a PM to Maecius.
The cdkey stuff is definitely sorted out, I think it's just not the same keys as I used previously. I'll send a PM, thanks!
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