Codes

  • Command Line Codes

    To work these codes, right-click on your Homeworld2 shortcut. Go to where it says Target, and type in the code to achieve the stated effect.

    EffectCode
    1024x768 Resolution/1024
    1280x1024 Resolution/1280
    16-bit Colours/d16
    1600x1200 Resolution/1600
    24-bit Colours/d24
    36-bit Colours/d36
    640x480 Resolution/640
    8-bit Colours/d8
    800x600 Resolution/800
    All feedback you recieve is stored in a text file in the main HW2 directory/textfeedback
    All ships become boxier/boxes
    Allows you to play a LAN game with other versions/forceLAN
    Auto-skips all cutscenes/disableAVI
    Computer players are more determined - makes for harder matches/determcompplayer
    Debug mode - useful after a crash/debug
    Disables 3rd Mode Error/nodebugInt
    Disables AI retreat tactics/noretreat
    Disables all voices/noSpeech
    Disables bi-linear Filters/noFilter
    Disables end-of-match text reports/captaincyLogOff
    Disables front-end textures/NoFETextures
    Disables KNI/disableKatmai
    Disables Multiplayer Logs/logOff
    Disables polygon smoothing - may improve game performace/noSmooth
    Disables the hints from the SM/nohint
    Disables the packed textures/disablePacking
    Disables wallpapers/niltextures
    Disables window borders/noborder
    Eliminates all CPU players/noCompPlayers
    Enables slow screen blips/slowblits
    Enables the Stats text files - use in conjunction with the above cheat./statlogon
    Enables the text files after a battle/captaincyLogOn
    Enables the text files after a multiplayer match/logOn
    Enables verbose logging files/logonverbose
    Focuses the camera at the center of the map when Home is pressed/smCentreCamera
    Forces OpenGL/gl
    Gathers statistics/gatherstats
    Global memory size heap setter - set (x) to a number - in MB/heap (x)
    Light lines are shown in debug mode/lightlines
    Logs AI player data in text files/aiplayerlog
    Logs data files loaded/logfileloads
    Makes an integer 3 when a sync. error occurs/intonsync
    NIS testing/testNIS
    NIS testing using the SCRIPT files/testnisscript
    No backgrounds are shown/noBG
    Output converted to WAV/waveout
    Overrides Alt+Tab command when process is running/noMinimise
    Overrides BIG files - for mods/overridebigfile
    Plays a demo/demoplay
    Plays packet recordings/packetplay
    Records a demo - used in conjunction with the above cheat/demorecord
    Records packets and auto-saves frequently/debugsync
    Records packets during multiplayes skirmishes - used in conjunction with the above cheat/packetrecord
    Resets renderers to default settings/sw
    Reverses stereo- Left becomes Right and vice versa/reversestereo
    Same as above/ignorebigfiles
    Sets path to CD - x is name of CD drive/cdpath x:\ path
    Sets path to open files - x is name of drive/prepath x:\path
    Ships will not show damage effects/noshowdamage
    Shows docking lines - is on by default/docklines
    Shows the target line - is on by default/gunlines
    Starts the game in a full screen - is on by default/fullscreen
    Starts the game in a window/window
    Stipples renderer alpha/stipple
    Subtitled Cutscenes/closeCaptioned
    The game will not be auto-paused when Alt+Tab or the WinKey is pressed./noPause
    Use KNI/forcekatmai
    Uses 24-bit colour with sharper rendering/truecolour
    Uses direct 3D/d3d
    Uses direct sound driver/dsound
    Uses RGL device/device (sw|fx|d3d)

    Contributed By: Luigi and Tails.

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