Blackscreen on Launch Windows 8.1
While the game is not supported for Windows 8.1, players that are attempting to run the game on this operating system that encounter a blackscreen on launch can usually resolve the problem if they do the following: 1. Press Alt+Tab to minimize (remove focus) the game window. 2. Then, select the game icon from your task bar, or press Alt+Tab to again to get back to the game. Once you Alt-tab back to the game window, it should be displayed correctly and you can continue to enjoy playing the game.