Just a pretty Windows Gadget which displays and allows to run a list of your (Steam) games on your desktop.
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Vaporizza

Vaporize all your desktop icons!

Just a pretty Windows Gadget which displays and allows to run a list of your Steam games on your desktop.

Installation

  • Download Vaporizza
  • Be sure your Steam profile is public
  • Go in your Steam path (usually C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\ or C:\Program Files\Steam\) and create here a text file called userid.txt
  • Go in your Steam profile, paste in userid.txt your userID (http://steamcommunity.com/id/HappyUser/ => HappyUser) and save it
  • Install Vaporizza.gadget just clicking on it
  • Click the right mouse button on the desktop -> View -> Show Desktop Gadgets
  • ???
  • Profit!

In order to add some applications in Steam (Origin, uPlay, free-DRM games and whatever), just Steam -> Games -> Add a non steam game to my library.

To add them on Vaporizza, download and run (and/or copy it in the Windows startup folder) SteamShortcutsToXML.

If you want you can get the sources of SteamShortcutsToXML just search it through my repositories.

Gadgets on Windows 8

  • Download Windows Sidebar
  • Copy files and install.cmd in C:\System32
  • Run as administrator install.cmd and proceed with the wizard
  • Delete files and install.cmd from C:\System32
  • ???
  • Profit!

Dependences

  • zip (for Linux) or 7zip (for Windows) to build the gadget from the sources
  • Windows Sidebar

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