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Old 01-05-2010, 02:11 AM   #1
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Running Steam games in windowed mode

I want to run World of Goo in windowed mode, but the game does not have the option to do this.

Can I put in a command line in the launcher to achieve this?

What would I enter if I wanted the game to run in a 1152x864 window?

Cheers!
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Old 01-05-2010, 02:21 AM   #2
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try this:

Press alt and enter together

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Old 01-05-2010, 02:36 AM   #3
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try this:

Press alt and enter together
+ rep

Nice one, alt enter worked once I was in-game, though the resolution is 800x600 it seems.
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Old 01-05-2010, 02:38 AM   #4
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Go to:
Steam folder\Steam\steamapps\common\world of goo\properties
Open config.txt and change the resolution there, don't mind the sign painter alert.
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Old 01-05-2010, 03:26 AM   #5
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Go to:
Steam folder\Steam\steamapps\common\world of goo\properties
Open config.txt and change the resolution there, don't mind the sign painter alert.
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<!-- IMPORTANT WARNING: If you edit this file, your computer will probably explode. Your friend, the High Resolution Sign Painter -->
Haha...That is pretty funny

Cheers again, +rep for your also.
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:25 AM   #6
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I have no idea if this works for games other than Valve's but who knows:

Right click game - Properties - Launch Option (in the first window)

Input: '-sw' and '-noborder' without the quotes, one space between the two.

See if that does anything
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:28 AM   #7
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These are Source commands and normally don't work in games that don't use the engine.
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:47 AM   #8
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yep, only commands for source engine. . .


u can find all source commands here:


http://developer.valvesoftware.com/w...d_Line_Options
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:52 AM   #9
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A shame... Oh well.
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:53 AM   #10
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Yeah. It would be great to do that with every game.
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Old 01-06-2011, 07:13 PM   #11
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Just discovered one of the games I picked up during the holiday sale will only play in fullscreen. And, even though it is only a few years old, it has a terrible maximum resolution. End result? The rest of my open programs, even when minimized, get re-sized windows as a parting gift when exiting the game. Blah.

It's awful to not allow games in windowed mode. Heck, I can force the issue with even older titles that use DOSBox anyways, so why is Steam being so limiting?
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