Frequently Asked Questions and Guides
These are guides for puzzles that some may find confusing or difficult. You'll also find guides for other content like achievements as well.
You may request guides by contacting me on Twitter or Reddit.
If you are the type to care about spoilers, scroll carefully when viewing the guide. The spoilers section is marked by a horizontal line.
Frequently Asked Questions
I'm getting an error about "xinput1_3" when trying to open the game.
Please install DirectX. It is also included with the Gate of Providence download.
I'm getting an error about "F1AltEnterF12.dll" when trying to open the game.
Please install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages. It is also included with the Gate of Providence download.
I would like to stream / do a Let's Play of Gate of Providence.
Please feel free to do so. Contact me if you would like to be featured on the Media page!
I think I found a bug/issue!
Please check for known issues here, and if your issue not listed, report it on the Studio Xehryn subreddit.
I'm stuck on a puzzle!
If this page does not have a guide for that puzzle, you can request a guide by contacting me on Twitter or Reddit. Otherwise, take your time - the solution will come to you eventually!
How can I make more Gold?
You can try doing mining or fishing if you need lots of Gold. You may find Shining Fish while fishing or gemstones while mining, and they sell for a lot of Gold!
I'm having trouble with combat!
You may need to switch up your strategy and skills. Defensive and support skills are very useful and are almost required on higher difficulties. Take advantage of consumable items as well!
Where do I find wood (Oak/Maple/Bamboo) for upgrades?
You can only buy them from smithing shops.
What can I do with pelts (and other drops obtained from creatures)?
They can only be sold to general stores, the monster loot trader in Canowi, or NPCs.
I learned a new skill but it isn't showing up in battle!
You must equip skills before you can use them in battle.
How do I pronounce some of these names?
Here are the pronunciation guides for the uncommon names.
- Jun - (June) (like the month)
- Ne'l - (Nuh-L)
- Taevas - (Tay-vas)
- Taal - (Tah-al) (one syllable)
- Alvahdeus - (Al-vah-day-us)
- Valytin - (Vah-lie-tin)
- Gal'Yakar - (Gal-Yah-car)
- Eria - (Area)
- Perennia - (Per-ren-ni-a)
- Saki - (Sah-key)
- Exuron - (Ex-zer-ron)
- Canowi - (Ca-no-wi)
- Solem - (Sol-lem)