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
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