Possible to erase a game save?

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Possible to erase a game save?Steve03/08/2008 - 20:09

My kids can't play the game...all of my records are too high, and they get frustrated.

I created new Windows user accounts, but my personal game save appears in them too.

I uninstalled & reinstalled the game. That didn't work either.


Re: Possible to erase a game save?kyle03/08/2008 - 20:36

Search your computer for a file called "pers.dat" and delete it or rename it. In the final game, we will have a proper profile system so multiple people can play.

Re: Possible to erase a game save?The Happy Friar03/09/2008 - 07:33

how old are your kids?  my 7 year old wanted to play & I e-mailed to figure out how to reset the scores.

by the time I got home from work that night my 7 year old said "hey dad, that game's pretty cool.  I just can't beat the frog level".  :D

Re: Possible to erase a game save?Steve03/10/2008 - 02:22

Thanks for the reply :)

My girls are 11 and 12. They thought the game was great, but couldn't come close to my personal scores, so they felt discouraged.

This will make them very happy.


Re: Possible to erase a game save?The Happy Friar03/10/2008 - 10:14

then I must of done pretty bad.  :)  After I erased the scores I am going through again.  On my first play through the game I got an additional 20 goos for the world of goo.  :D

Re: Possible to erase a game save?DiGi03/17/2008 - 19:12

Goo wants to reactivate game after removig that pref file... How many activates are "ok"? My brother and sister wants play "that funny balls" too :D

Re: Possible to erase a game save?kyle03/17/2008 - 19:23

You can activate as many times as you like! Just don't upload to bit torrent or anything :)

Re: Possible to erase a game save?DiGi03/19/2008 - 16:13

Oh that's fine :) And don't worry, I will not upload game anywhere...

Well what if you show them how to not suck.tristen77806/21/2008 - 19:32

Well if they didn't suck you wouldn't need to lose your spare goballs in WOG Corp. But I play only so I just try to beat my record but if you must lose so many poor poor gooballs then you need to delete the data. So sad :'(