Add these to the shortcut parameters for Homeworld. If you're having problems getting them working, try replacing the slash with a dash (-).
Effect Code 1024x768 resolution /1024 1280x1024 resolution /1280 16-bit color /d16 1600x1200 resolution /1600 24-bit color /d24 32-bit color (more precise 24-bit) /d32 640x400 resolution /640 800x600 resolution /800 Add subtitles /closeCaptioned Allow LAN play with any version /forceLAN Camera starts at (0,0,0) instead of the Mothership /smCentreCamera Debug mode /debug Disables bi-linear filtering /noFilter Disables bigfiles /ignoreBigfiles Disables captaincy log files /captaincyLogOff Disables computer players /noCompPlayer Disables front-end textures /NoFETextures Disables KNI /disableKatmai Disables minimize using Alt + Tab /noMinimize Disables mode 3 error /nodebugInt Disables movie sequences /disableAVI Disables network logging files /logOff Disables packed textures /disablePacking Disables pausing using Alt + Tab /noPause Disables perspective hints /nohint Disables polygon smoothing /noSmooth Disables retreat tactics /noretreat Disables sound effects /noSound Disables tactics /notactics Disables talking /noSpeech Disables textures /nilTexture Disables window border /noBorder Display game in window /window Enables captaincy log files /captaincyLogOn Enables dock lines /dockLines Enables gun lines /gunLines Enables network logging files /logOn Enables slow screen bits /slowBlits Enables verbose logging files /logOnVerbose Full screen mode (default) /fullscreen Gathers stats /gatherStats Generates stats log file /statLogOn Global memory heap size setter /heap (int) Harder computer opponents /determCompPlayer Light lines in debug mode /lightLines Logs AI /aiplayerLog Logs data files loaded /logFileLoads Make an int 3 when a sync error occurs /intOnSync Make bowties on ships /boxes NIS testing using nisFile /testNIS NIS testing using scriptFile /testNISScript No damage effects /noShowDamage No stars, asteroids, etc. /noBG Play a demo /demoPlay Play packet recordings /packetPlay Record a demo /demoRecord Record packets during multiplayer games /packetRecord Records packets and saves frequently /debugSync Resets rendering systems to default /sw Set path for opening files /prepath x:\path Set path to CD-ROM /CDpath x:\path Stipple alpha (renderer) /stipple Swap speaker output /reverseStereo Text feedback in game commands /textFeedback Use 24-bit color /truecolor Use direct sound driver /dsound Use Direct3D /d3d Use F11 to toggle free mouse movement /freemouse Use KNI /forceKatmai Use OpenGL /gl Use rGL device /device (sw|fx|d3d) Use waveout /waveout
Contributed By: Junkie.
Pilot View on ships
Relic managed to quietly sneak in the option to view a firefight from aboard the bridge of one of your ships in the 1.05b patch. Your game needs to be patched to this version. You will need to create and/or update a shortcut to the Homeworld exe - right-click your shortcut to bring up the options. Select Properties and in the box that comes up, scroll to the end of the target field, add a space and add "/pilotview" (without quotes) so that it shows something like this: ...\Sierra\Homeworld\homeworld.exe /pilotview Click OK to close that window. You've just enabled Pilot View! Within the Homeworld game, select a single ship and focus on it (the default focus key is F). Press Q to toggle pilot view and enjoy how a commander would see the 90s graphics! Please note - if you focus on another ship (when in pilot view), you'll jump to its pilot view. If you select a group of ships, you'll go back to the default view mode. Pressing Q will toggle between pilot and normal views. Now when you run Homeworld from the edited shortcut and focus on a single ship, hit Q to toggle pilot view on and off.
Contributed By: Luigi and Tails.
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