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Every Wolfer should be familiar with the GOOBERS startup parameter to enable the in-game cheats.
But did you know that the original Wolfenstein and Spear of Destiny support up to 24 startup parameters?
Most of them are pretty useless these days, but I still like to mention them here. Some of them may be helpful if you're having trouble to start the game on certain computer configurations.

So here's the complete list:






























So if you want to start the game in level 3, on Death Incarnate, in cheat mode, without waiting for the opening screens, just type

WOLF3D GOOBERS HARD NOWAIT TEDLEVEL 2

Have fun,
MCS.
NO386 
NOJOYS 
NOMOUSE 
MOMAIN 
NOXMS 
NOEMS 
NOAL 
NOSB 
NOPRO 
NOSS 
SST 
SS1 
SS2 
SS3 
HIDDENCARD
COMP 
NOCOMP 
               
TEDLEVEL
GOOBERS 
NOWAIT 
BABY 
EASY 
NORMAL 
HARD
no 386 detection                              
no Joystick detection                         
no Mouse detection                            
no Main memory check                          
no Extended memory detection                  
no Expanded memory detection                  
no Adlib detection                            
no Soundblaster detection                     
no Soundblaster Pro detection                 
no Sound source detection                     
no Tandy sound source detection               
no LPT1 sound source detection                
no LPT2 sound source detection                
no LPT3 sound source detection                
Override VGA card detection                   
Run in EGA compatability mode                 
Don't run in EGA compatability mode (default) 
                                              
Starts the game at level (X + 1)              
Enables debug keys                            
Skips opening screens at startup              
Starts new game at skill level 1              
Starts new game at skill level 2              
Starts new game at skill level 3              
Starts new game at skill level 4