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Offline clst

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Exceptions for Game Mode
« on: March 29, 2015, 11:32:46 AM »
I have added my Games directory to PL's game mode:
f:\games\*.exe
This works great. But I cannot exclude for example: f:\games\Steam\steam.exe (and when I try from the log I get an error)
So a list of exclusions (like probalance) for fine-tuning would be great.

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Re: Exceptions for Game Mode
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2015, 12:58:45 PM »
Hi , In latest version 8.0.1 steam games should auto game mode w/o entering a path (steam.exe won't trigger game mode) .
One way that may help you is add paths closer the actual game folder (were games are installed ) .
This way you would have a few more paths to enter but can cover Origin and Uplay too unless path of games are all over the place (I think it work for origin .

example "C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\*.exe

Optimally we want all major launchers to enable game mode on there games, but not the launcher .

PS: your feature request is good, I merely trying to give workaround .
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Re: Exceptions for Game Mode
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2015, 05:18:16 PM »
Thanks for the idea, but I have a lot of older games in my games folder.
It would be a bit impractical to either add every one manually or move my steam folder out of the way potentially breaking a few steam games.
Also having exclusions would allow to exclude map editors launched through steam, they wouldn't need the high performance energy preset.

Thanks for your kind reply.

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Re: Exceptions for Game Mode
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2015, 05:23:05 PM »
Good observation. Definitely we'll take care of this in the future.
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