Here is the output from my game startup with the RC1 client, which looks really well done, by the way.

So I am hoping I could get this to run after following the FAQ and doing a bit of research. Hopefully it is something simple!

CD3DDeviceResources::DevResInitResources: Unable to load effect file /effects/cartographic.fx

Program : F:\gcarter.faforever\bin\ForgedAlliance.exe
Cmd line arguments : /init init.lua /nobugreport /log /home/gcarter/.faforever/logs/game_13392903.log /gpgnet 127.0.0.1:53550 /mean 860.715 /deviation 102.262 /savereplay gpgnet://127.0.0.1:44803/13392903/PLXChip.SCFAreplay /country US /numgames 245

Callstack:
unavailable.

Last 100 lines of log...

info: mounting maps from: C:\users\steamuser\My Documents\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\maps
info: checking C:\users\steamuser\My Documents\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\maps
info: mounting maps from: F:\gcarter.faforever\bin..\user\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\maps
info: checking F:\gcarter.faforever\bin..\user\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\maps
info: Found mod sounds in: BlackOpsFAF-Unleashed
info: Found mod sounds in: Oof
info: checking C:\users\steamuser\My Documents\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\mods
info: checking C:\users\steamuser\My Documents\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\maps
info: checking F:\gcarter.faforever\bin..\user\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\mods
info: checking F:\gcarter.faforever\bin..\user\My Games\Gas Powered Games\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\maps
info: checking F:\gcarter.faforever\bin..\gamedata*.nxt
info: checking F:\gcarter.faforever\bin..\gamedata*.nx2
info: checking /home/gcarter/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata*.scd
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\10_ultimate_you_shall_not_pass.v0004', mounted as '/maps/10_ultimate_you_shall_not_pass.v0004/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\14_you_shall_not_pass.v0002', mounted as '/maps/14_you_shall_not_pass.v0002/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\astro_crater_battles_4x4_rich_v2.v0001', mounted as '/maps/astro_crater_battles_4x4_rich_v2.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dualgap_adaptive.v0009', mounted as '/maps/dualgap_adaptive.v0009/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dualgap_fix_adaptive.v0007', mounted as '/maps/dualgap_fix_adaptive.v0007/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dual_gap_reloaded.v0020', mounted as '/maps/dual_gap_reloaded.v0020/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dual_gap_v5.6.v0001', mounted as '/maps/dual_gap_v5.6.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\setons_isle.v0001', mounted as '/maps/setons_isle.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\twin rivers.v0001', mounted as '/maps/twin rivers.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\blackopsfaf-unleashed\sounds', mounted as '/sounds/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\oof\sounds', mounted as '/sounds/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#2x resources,storage,buildrate,buildrange', mounted as '/mods/#2x resources,storage,buildrate,buildrange/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance\hook', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance\hook/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance\hook\effects', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance\hook\effects/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance\hook\effects\emitters', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance\hook\effects\emitters/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance\hook\lua', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance\hook\lua/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance\hook\lua\system', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance\hook\lua\system/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance\hook\units', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance\hook\units/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods#quality of performance\hook\units\ueb1101 (uef t1 gen)', mounted as '/mods/#quality of performance\hook\units\ueb1101 (uef t1 gen)/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\allfactions', mounted as '/mods/allfactions/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\blackopsfaf-acus', mounted as '/mods/blackopsfaf-acus/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\blackopsfaf-exunits', mounted as '/mods/blackopsfaf-exunits/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\blackopsfaf-unleashed', mounted as '/mods/blackopsfaf-unleashed/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\expwars_1', mounted as '/mods/expwars_1/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\oof', mounted as '/mods/oof/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\mods\simspeed++', mounted as '/mods/simspeed++/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\10_ultimate_you_shall_not_pass.v0004', mounted as '/maps/10_ultimate_you_shall_not_pass.v0004/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\14_you_shall_not_pass.v0002', mounted as '/maps/14_you_shall_not_pass.v0002/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\astro_crater_battles_4x4_rich_v2.v0001', mounted as '/maps/astro_crater_battles_4x4_rich_v2.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dualgap_adaptive.v0009', mounted as '/maps/dualgap_adaptive.v0009/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dualgap_fix_adaptive.v0007', mounted as '/maps/dualgap_fix_adaptive.v0007/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dual_gap_reloaded.v0020', mounted as '/maps/dual_gap_reloaded.v0020/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\dual_gap_v5.6.v0001', mounted as '/maps/dual_gap_v5.6.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\setons_isle.v0001', mounted as '/maps/setons_isle.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\user\my games\gas powered games\supreme commander forged alliance\maps\twin rivers.v0001', mounted as '/maps/twin rivers.v0001/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\effects.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\env.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\etc.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\loc.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\lua.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\meshes.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\modules.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\projectiles.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\schook.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\textures.nx2', mounted as '/'
info: DISK: AddSearchPath: 'f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\units.nx2', mounted as '/'
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\ambience.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\editor.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\effects.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\env.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\loc_US.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\lua.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\meshes.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\mods.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\mohodata.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\moholua.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\objects.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\projectiles.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\props.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\schook.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\skins.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\textures.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance\gamedata\units.scd" does not match any files
warning: Search path element "F:\home\gcarter.steam\steam\steamapps\common\Supreme Commander Forged Alliance" does not match any files
info: Hooked /lua/userInit.lua with /schook/lua/userInit.lua
warning: Error in file /lua/userInit.lua : Unable to find file /lua/globalInit.lua
stack traceback:
[C]: in function `doscript'
...gcarter.faforever\gamedata\lua.nx2\lua\userinit.lua(18): in main chunk
warning: Error localizing "<LOC Engine0020>My Games": attempt to call a nil value
stack traceback:
warning: Unable to create document path: C
warning: Unable to create document path: C
warning: Unable to create document path: C
warning: CUIKeyHandler::LoadKeyMappings unable to open default key names file.
warning: Error running '/lua/user/prefs.lua:GetOption': attempt to index a boolean value
stack traceback:
warning: Error running '/lua/user/prefs.lua:GetOption': attempt to index a boolean value
stack traceback:
warning: Error running '/lua/user/prefs.lua:GetOption': attempt to index a boolean value
stack traceback:
warning: Error running '/lua/user/prefs.lua:GetOption': attempt to index a boolean value
stack traceback:
warning: Error running '/lua/user/prefs.lua:GetOption': attempt to index a boolean value
stack traceback:
warning: Error running '/lua/user/prefs.lua:GetOption': attempt to index a boolean value
stack traceback:
warning: GAL Exception: file : c:\work\rts\main\code\src\libs\gpggal\DeviceD3D9.cpp(1229)
error: invalid head count
warning: f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\effects.nx2\effects\cartographic.fx: unable to compile effect: f:\gcarter.faforever\gamedata\effects.nx2\effects\cartographic.fx reason: (190): warning X3083: Truncating 4-vector to size 1
(204): error X3000: syntax error: unexpected token '('