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Is it possible with some trick to enable steam overlay (chat, friends) when playing Blood Bowl?

It seems that by default is not working and every time I have to ALT-TAB to desktop.

EDIT: I am referring to the steam version.

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Assuming this is not a Steam game you did manually add to your library. Generally speaking, the Steam overlay works with only a few versions of DirectX (I believe DX8+) and OpenGL. Games relying on older technologies (DirectDraw, DirectX 7, etc.) may thus be incompatible. I don't think that applies here, however. – badp Sep 12 '10 at 19:40
You mean talk in game with friends? – Cristina Sep 12 '10 at 19:40
@badp Sorry, forgot to mention. It is a Steam game, just bought during the weekend deal. – Drake Sep 12 '10 at 20:53
Oh, somehow searching for it on the Steam store failed. – badp Sep 12 '10 at 21:02
Drake, I'm afraid the game just doesn't support it :( – badp Sep 15 '10 at 12:40
up vote 2 down vote accepted

So based on my experience I dont' think steam overlay works with the game, however you can get the ability to alt-tab if you disable fullscreen. This also lets you watch the opening cinematic if it's just coming up as a black screen for you.

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Have you tried this?

blatent rep whoring

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Sorry, forgot to mention. It is a Steam game, just bought during the weekend deal – Drake Sep 12 '10 at 20:53
@Drake: And shift+tab doesn't work? – BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Sep 12 '10 at 21:03
Nope shift+tab doesn't work with Blood Bowl. I was having the samae problem this weekend. – Alex Larzelere Sep 13 '10 at 11:29
of course, that option it is set – Drake Sep 17 '10 at 10:01

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