Tabletop Playground Wiki

This page collects common solutions to problems that can occur with the game.

The game doesn’t start or crashes when starting[]

Run the game as administrator

1. Right click the game in your Steam Library.

2. Go to Properties then the Local Files tab.

3. Click Browse Local Files.

4. Right click on the game executable (TabletopPlayground.exe) and go to Properties.

5. Click the Compatibility tab.

6. Check the “Run this program as an administrator” checkbox.

7. Click Apply. Try running the game again through Steam. If it still doesn’t start, try running the executable directly.

8. If it still doesn’t work, or if the game runs but you can’t find other players, run Steam as administrator as well: set the “Run this program as an administrator” checkbox for the Steam executable, or for the shortcut that you use to start Steam.

Set environment variable

If nothing at all happens when you start the program, you may be affected by an issue some processors have with the OpenSSL version used in the game. You can try the following:

1. Open the start menu

2. Type “cmd” and press enter to open the console

3. In the console, enter the following and press Enter:

setx OPENSSL_ia32cap :~0x20000000

4. Fully close and restart Steam and try to launch the game again.

5. If this doesn’t help, undo the change by entering the following into the console window and pressing enter:

setx OPENSSL_ia32cap ""

Run the game in windowed mode

1. Right click the game in your Steam Library.

2. Go to Properties and click on “Set Launch Options…”

3. Enter -windowed into the text field and press ok

4. Start the game

Disable other software that might interfere

If you are running programs like alphaconsole/gifyourgame/bakkesmod/, streaming software, or an antivirus program, try disabling them before starting the game.

Update your drivers and Windows

Make sure you have the latest drivers for all your hardware, in particular for your graphics card. Check that you have all the latest Windows updates installed.