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Cheat Codes

Start the game with one of the following command line parameters to activate the 
corresponding cheat function:

RESULT			COMMAND LINE PARAMETER

Enable debug mode		debug
Disable int 3 after fatal error	nodebugInt
Disable galaxy backgrounds	noBG
Disable default CPU players	noCompPlayer
Disable tactics		notactics
Disables retreat tactics		noretreat
Disable FMV sequences		disableAVI
Fatal errors do not generate int
 3 before exiting		nodebugInt
Sets global memory heap size	heap
Sets path to search for opening files	prepath
Sets path to CD-ROM		CDpath
Press [F11] to toggle free
 mouse movement		freemouse
Do not use anything from bigfile(s)	ignoreBigfiles
Create log of data files loaded	logFileLoads
Do not use KNI even if support
 is detected			disableKatmai
Force usage of KNI even if
 determined to be unavailable	forceKatmai
Turn all sound effects off		noSound
Turn all speech off		noSpeech
swap the left and right audio channels	reverseStereo
Force mixer to write to Waveout 	waveout
Force mixer to write to
 DirectSound driver		dsound
Disable bi-linear filtering of textures	noFilter
Do not use polygon smoothing	noSmooth
Do not load textures		nilTexture
Turn off front end textures	NoFETextures
Enable stipple alpha
 (software renderer)		stipple
Disable ship damage effects	noShowDamage
Reset rendering system to
 defaults at startup		sw
Display fullscreen with
 software renderer (default)	fullscreen
Display in a window		window
No border on window		noBorder
640x480 resolution (default)	640
800x600 resolution		800
1024x768 resolution		1024
1280x1024 resolution		1280
1600x1200 resolution		1600
16 bit color			d16
24 bit color			d24
32 bit color			d32
Try 24 bit modes before 15-16 bit	truecolor
Use slow screen blits		slowBlits
Select an rGL device by
 name (sw, fx, d3d)		device
Select default OpenGL as renderer	gl
Select Direct3D as renderer	d3d
Disable usage of OpenGL
 perspective correction hints	nohint
No pausing with [Alt] + [Tab]	noPause
No minimize with [Alt] + [Tab]	noMinimize
Show dock lines		dockLines
Show gun lines		gunLines
Show light lines in debug mode	lightLines
Render bounding bowties on
 the ships			boxes
Enable text feedback in
 game commands		textFeedback
Enable AI Player logging		aiplayerLog
CPU players are deterministic	determCompPlayer
Enable gathering of stats		gatherStats
Turn off captaincy log file		captaincyLogOff
Turn on captaincy log file		captaincyLogOn
Turn off network logging file	logOff
Turn on network logging file	logOn
Turn on verbose network logging file	logOnVerbose
Generate game stats log file	statLogOn
Generate Int 3 when a sync
 error occurs		intOnSync	
Autosaves game frequently,
 records packets		debugSync
Allow LAN play regardless of version	forceLAN
Enables NIS testing mode
 using [nisFile]		testNIS
Enables NIS testing mode
 using [scriptFile]		testNISScript
Record a demo		demoRecord
Play a demo			demoPlay
Record packets of multiplayer game	packetRecord
Play back packet recording	packetPlay
Do not use the packed textures
 if available			disablePacking
Center the SM world plane at
 about 0,0,0 rather than the camera	smCentreCamera
Close captioning		closeCaptioned