Thomas Was Alone

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Thomas Was Alone
Thomas Was Alone cover
Developers
Mike Bithell
Engines
Unity 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows November 12, 2012
macOS (OS X) November 12, 2012
Linux May 28, 2013
Thomas Was Alone at Wikipedia

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Mike Bithell\Thomas Was Alone\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Preferences/unity.Mike Bithel.Thomas Was Alone.plist
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Mike Bithell/Thomas Was Alone/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Mike Bithell\Thomas Was Alone\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Preferences/unity.Mike Bithel.Thomas Was Alone.plist
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Mike Bithell/Thomas Was Alone/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Pillarboxed.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter (or see the glossary page).
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Enabled for graphics presets "Beautiful" and higher.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled for graphics presets "Good" and higher.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[2]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Voice-over, Effects, Music
Surround sound
Subtitles
On by default.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Issues fixed[edit]

Crashes on Windows 7[edit]

Crash with error message "GetThreadContextFailed"
Set compatibility mode to Windows 98 / Windows ME[3]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click ThomasWasAlone.exe and choose Properties.
  3. Go to the Compatibility tab.
  4. Check option "Run this program in compatibility mode for:"
  5. Select "Windows 98 / Windows ME" from the drop-down list under the check box

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.0 OS X and Linux only.
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7.0 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5
Processor (CPU) 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 4.5.1f3[1]

References