In certain setups you may come across this issue. It has been most reported by users with a GeForce3 card while using the Detonator XP v12.41 Drivers. By simply updating to the newest drivers at Nvidia.comyou can avoid this problem. If you have a specific reason for not wanting to update then there is a way around this. Once the game has loaded turn your monitor off and then back on again. You should now be able to play DAoC correctly.