Gauntlet: Slayer Edition Black Screen Solution, App Already Running Error fix, Resolution workaround, etc

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Gauntlet: Slayer Edition is a game full of adventure. The game is available on PlayStation store for $19.99. With this a lot more improved PC edition is also out that you can play with full 1080p resolution. The game has got a lot of patches for better output. But still there are some issues faced many players and we are going to cover all those things below by giving proper solution for the in-game problems. The first thing you can do is go ahead and download the latest patch for this game. So that you get an instant fix instead of manually rectifying issues. If that does not help then we are providing below some troubleshooting steps that would help you to improve the game performance and make it lot more better.

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Gauntlet: Slayer Edition Troubleshooting Steps are given below:-

Black Screen after launching Gauntlet: Slayer Edition :-

If you are having black screen issues while starting the game then the issue is with the video drivers. You have to update that. You can find the drivers on the official site of your GPU manufacturer. Click the respective link on the basis of your gpu manufacturer. For Nvidia you need the latest Java version installed in your system. There is an auto detect utility that will also scan and provide you the best driver versions for your Nvidia cards. For AMD you can also download a tiny auto detect utility and run that in your pc. Below are their links:

  • Download Nvidia GPU Drivers Auto Detect tool from this link.
  • Download AMD GPU Drivers Auto Detect program from this link.

“App Already Running” Error after multiple clicks on Gauntlet: Slayer Edition:-

Sometimes if you try to play this game then you will get a message that App is already running. This error occurs when an instance of game is already running in the background and you have clicked multiple time on the shortcut. To resolve the issue you have to hit Ctrl + Alt + Delete from your keyboard. Then you have to go in the Task Manager Process section and end  the game’s exe process. Then try back. It would help to start the game. If still it fails restart your PC once.

Wizard stuck on Ice Beam:-

In the game there are certain cases that might occur to some players. Like the Wizard will not use any spell except the Ice Beam due to which you won’t be able to do anything. To resolve that you have to change the Spell selection. And you can do that by pressing Shift button. You can create combination of two spells and create another one by using Shift + Space and Right click mouse button.

Unable to get 1920×1080 resolution on Gauntlet: Slayer Edition:-

If you are not able to modify the screen resolution then there can be various reason. One most instant fix for this is to run the new patch for this game. That will automatically resolve the issue. There are other more things you can try out. You can install a new driver update. Or you can manually modify the resolution in Gauntlet: Slayer Edition config file. The file is located in C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Roaming\ArrowHeadGauntlet. You have to find user_settings.config from here and then you have to edit this file. Do take a backup before doing anything. You can set the resolution to 1920×1080 on line 48 and 49.