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Anyone on the PS4 having issues with booster contracts after the v1.05 update? I have had two different contracts fail to complete with conditions met. Today's fail was to test the RT-5 "flea" solid rocket booster (through staging) at the launch site. Yesterday's was the RT-10 "Hammer" (run test)  at altitude between x and x and velocity between x and x.

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You have to click on the booster and then click run test. That should fix it.

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PS4, history dlc, recent patch. default controls.

Yes, I had the flea contract 'fail' ( I finally declined it ) after numerous attempts and configurations. I read that somebody else had a problem with the 'hammer' contract.

I also noticed that in at least one circumstance a different contract asked to 'activate through normal staging' after splash-down, I was able to clear it by 'running the test', after re-launching.

Still thrilled with the game though!

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1 hour ago, Jamgill said:

You have to click on the booster and then click run test. That should fix it.

Thanks for the input Jamgill. Doing a 'run test' should have worked in one of the circumstances, but it didn't. 

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Did the mission say somthing like ” haul the (insert rocket  engine) (altitude)”

if the mission says haul you have to first launch the rocket engine up to that altitude with another rocket engine then clickbait run test

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Same problem, both with flea and hammer, both to be staged on launchpad. PS4 pro, radial controls, history dlc, recent patch. Tried adding extra stages, testing button, with and without LSA, duplicate boosters. Nothing worked.

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I'm glad this is being discussed again; I have the same issues. I'm new to the game, so I've been trying to accomplish these things pretty vigorously.

I had the issue last week, where I was to test the Hammer while in orbit at a certain alt. Once I got green checkmarks across the board, nothing I tried (and I tried a half-a-thousand times) managed to succeed. I finally gave up.

I just started a new career and the second mission I accepted was exactly what was mentioned in this thread, and so very simple.

"Test the FLEA at the launch site". That's it. Simple. Going to the launch site, immediately the required conditions are green, but the test will not succeed. I click on the booster and choose "run test" or "activate engine". Nothing. I try staging (which is the first stage anyway). Nothing. I try with 10% thrust; it just sits there, all green, without success. I even tried a second flea in series, so I could stage once first... Nothing. All green... Fail.

I don't want to be 'that guy', but this is either a bug, or there's some secret condition that isn't displayed, like your kerbal must be an engineer (except, I tested that too), or your Kerbal must be a level 2 (didn't test that yet)...

Anyway, I really like this game, but there's some issues here. Add the steep learning curve and I suspect a lot of people are just going to give up!

Anyone have any input?

 

Thanks,

DbulHelix

 

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SAME ISSUE

Got both green checks marks, should be as easy as hitting run test or staging it BUT...... no pass.

Hope this gets patched soon, I’m a completist and rejecting the contract just seems so lame when the game should just work on something so simple...

Message me on PSN (papacherrybomb) if you find a workaround...

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