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Old 04-15-2018, 05:49 PM   #1
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Players' last names have been changed

After loading a saved game I found out that approximately a half of the players' surnames have been changed to Smith. Including retired players, stuff and so on. What happened? And how to change their names back?
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Old 04-16-2018, 12:42 AM   #2
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It sounds like the names.dat file has gotten corrupted. The first thing I would try is going into the save folder (the one ending in .lg in the saved_games folder) and copying the names.dat file from the rs_one folder (your first rolling save backup) into the main folder, overwriting the one that's there. If that doesn't fix it, try the one in rs_two. If that still doesn't work, starting a new game (of the same type as your save) and copying the names.dat from that one should do it. You may see a few oddities with the naming after that since it may not be a perfect match for the corrupted file, but nowhere near what you're getting now.
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Thank you. Your advise really helped! The names changed to normal ones.
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