4 months ago - AndrewT - Direct link
I have at least one other case just like this. I'm escalating to Paradox tonight.
RTErk said: They worked ONCE and then it went back to normal, I could open the launcher normally a single time.Thus showing it's a problem with, or at least triggered by, the current launcher version. @TinyWiking
lymond said: I'm getting this issue as well now. Please fixAre you also getting this in the detailed launcher log?
2023-01-25T17:52:19.204Z (pid:9444) error [SteamService]: Failed to initialize Steam API: Error: Steam initialization failed. Steam is running,but steam_appid.txt is missing. Expected to find it in: ~\AppData\Local\Programs\Paradox Interactive\launcher-v2.2023.1.1\steam_appid.txtOr something else?
at r.exports.d.init (~\AppData\Local\Programs\Paradox Interactive\launcher-v2.2023.1.1\resources\app.asar\dist\main\main.js:5:2304245)
RTErk said: So... Any development on this issue? It's been a month.I actually thought 2023.2.1 would help with this - is that what you are on now?
2023-03-01T17:26:01.021Z (pid:12704) error [SteamService]: Failed to initialize Steam API: Error: Steam initialization failed. Steam is running,but steam_appid.txt is missing. Expected to find it in: ~\AppData\Local\Programs\Paradox Interactive\launcher-v2.2023.2.1\steam_appid.txtI'll ping Paradox about this now.
at EventEmitter.r.exports.d.init (~\AppData\Local\Programs\Paradox Interactive\launcher-v2.2023.2.1\resources\app.asar\dist\main\main.js:5:2307469)
at ~\AppData\Local\Programs\Paradox Interactive\launcher-v2.2023.2.1\resources\app.asar\dist\main\main.js:5:2307188