If you've tried launching the game with the ACRE 2 mod, and it jams out on the loading mods part of the launcher, then I've got the solution for you. This one simple trick that ACRE devs don't want you to know about!
If you go to where your @acre2 mod folder is located, and inside it there's no file named "acresteamconfig", go ahead and create it. Right click, create a new text document, name it that, and make sure to remove the file extension!
Now inside the file, be sure to add the following:
Then launch the game, and it should work. If it doesn't, abandon all hope.
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