Teleplace/Openqwaq Error Resolution


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Primitive Errors

For Primitive Failed errors, clearing the cache directory appears to resolve the issue…
My Documents/OpenQwaq/cache
Mac OS


Don’t delete the cache folder – but delete everything inside the folder. The first time back into the forums, you’ll probably have to wait a bit longer as the assets download…

*Can’t find the Library folder???  :  Click on Desktop.  Go to the Finder Menu—-> Go—-> Go to Folder.  Type  ~/library  in the box. Click GO.

Python Errors

1) Clear Teleplace/Openqwaq cache  (See above)
2) Temporarily disable antivirus and:3) uninstall Teleplace/Openqwaq and reinstall – keep AV off for testing -
reenable after testing…Python errors such as these are usually caused by a corrupted cached
item from an interrupted session.

Redirect OpenQwaq Directory from My Documents folder

(Outside of school districts server folder backup)

No way to exclude the OpenQwaq directory from your sync, there is a way to redirect the files from the My Documents Folder.  This is not a supported feature but hopefully it will work for you.

Add the following lines to the bottom of the “openqwaq.ini/Teleplace.ini” file, which will be in the “bin” directory where you installed OpenQwaq



Once you restart OpenQwaq it should put the directories in those locations.

OpenQwaq Ports Used- Firewall access

OpenQwaq uses the following ports: 1234, 443, 80
*Must be open to ensure OQ functions

If districts restrict IP access, the public facing nodes are

Proxy errors

Proxy errors: There is no proxy for OpenQwaq so the most likely problem is that you are pointed at the wrong server. Click the More Options button and check the Host text box. Make sure it says (note, there is no http:// or / at the end, adding those will also give you a proxy error). If you do not see, click the plus sign to add it, then click okay. Once you are pointed at the right server, you should be able to log in.

Python, Runtime, Object not found, Message not understood errors

Python, Runtime, Object not found, Message not understood errors: These are almost always due to corrupt cache files. Instructions for cleaning the cache on your machine can be found under the heading Primitive Errors at and other troubleshooting tips are available there as well.

OpenGL errors

OpenGL errors: This typically means that your video card needs an updated driver to render the graphics in-world correctly. Find out what kind of video card you have and then do a google search for the OpenGL drivers for your card. An update should fix the problem.

MSVCR100.dll is missing

MSVCR100.dll is missing: This happens to some Windows users. If you see this error, follow the link and download the 32 bit version. That should fix your problem. (

Username/password not recognized

username/password not recognized: Currently, OpenQwaq is not tied to your ASU account, so your ASU username and password will not work. You should have received a welcome email with a username and password for our server from (check your junk folder if it did not turn up in your inbox, particularly if you are forwarding your appstate mail to another account).


Apple- OpenQwaq can’t be opened…….

Apple Error

Disable GateKeeper’s Unidentified App Developer Prevention Completely

This is generally best for advanced users who know what apps to trust and not to trust:

  1. Launch System Preferences from the Apple  menu
  2. Choose “Security & Privacy” and then click the “General” tab, followed by clicking the lock icon in the corner to unlock the settings
  3. Look for “Allow applications downloaded from:” and choose “Anywhere”
  4. Accept the security warning and allow
  5. You can now launch any app from any location or developer