OS X is Apple's current operating system for desktop and laptop computers. Use the [os-x] tag for questions specifically related to the OS X version of a game, or a general feature or issue with the OS.

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CS GO: Comp game joining issues (MAC)

I am having a problem with CS:GO on my mac. When i am invited to join a lobby a game can be found and works perfectly. Although when i try to join a comp game by myself, it doesn't load, just keeps ...
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How can I keep XCOM 2 loading in the background?

I have XCOM 2 open in windowed mode. On loading screens (they're very long) or dialog sequences I would like to tab out to do other things, like read my emails. Yet I don't think XCOM 2 is working ...
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Running Halo CE on mac, getting “Gathering Exception Data” error. Help?

I got Halo CE (not custom edition) for PC. I ran it through wineskin wrapper (WS9Wine1.9.2) and use the setup.exe. Once I ran it, it gave me a missing pidgen.dll file error. I searched online and ...
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Switched Windows to Mac, do I have to buy Steam games again to play on Mac?

I recently switched from Windows to Mac. Steam says I have fewer Mac specific games than total games and it should be an equal amount unless you can only download, install, and play once from your ...
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Minecraft crashes with “java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException” when loading on an older version

Whenever I try to run older versions of Vanilla Minecraft it won't allow me to create or load a world in Singleplayer. If I try, it will start to generate the world, then crash. Error Message: ---- ...
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How can I cheat (I know, I know) Enforcer Police Crime Action on mac?

I have just bought "Enforcer: Police, Crime, Action" from the Mac App Store, and whilst it is a mediocre game, I feel it would be better with some... help. I've been told by many a Windows ...
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can i play sims 4 on my mac using a ps3 controller?

downloaded the sims 4 off origin to play on my laptop its a macbook air that is 6 months old. I'm finding it really difficult to play with a trackpad and thought oh man i will have to get a mouse! but ...
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Mac euro truck simulator documents folder

I want to add my own radio station to ets2 but i need to get the file in the euro truck simulator 2's document folder it isnt in my documents
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Unable to launch Edna & Harvey: The Breakout on Mac OS X via Steam - Wineskin

I'm new here and I got no clue about PC/Mac/Games/how to ask questions in here in general so I need some help. (I've already looked through previous questions but nothing could help me...) I wanted ...
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How many controllers does OS X support?

Dear fellow Steam on OS X players, I wonder how many controllers can be connected either per USB or paired via Bluetooth to OS X? I have just one PS4 dualshock which works perfectly with my Macbook ...
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How can I run a dedicated Team Arena server using ioquake3 on OS X?

I am trying to get Team Arena to run as a dedicated server on OSX using the ioquake3 engine. I've managed to get Q3 to run okay but not the addon. Everything is installed for Team Arena in the ...
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Where is the shader packs folder on Mac?

I had downloaded some shader packs before, but now I can't find my shader packs folder. I am on a Mac.
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How do you minimize Age of Empires 3 on mac?

Is there any way to minimize the game when it is in fullscreen? Or change to another app.. Every time I need to go to another app i need to go to Options -> Graphics -> Windowed Mode -> Apply. Is ...
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MCPE server using a mac

I would like to run a Minecraft PE server that is hosted on my Mac. Is it possible to use port map and MAMP to host a server? I have already tried the port forwarding where I have to be on the world. ...
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Xbox 360 controller driver for latest OS X

I can't keep track Mac driver compatibility to use a Xbox 360 controller with the latest OS X release. What software do I need to set it up with El Capitan (10.11)?
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Is there any way I can do key combos on a steam controller (mac)

I would really like to be able to do combinations like ctrl+rightarrow and things like that. As a mac user knows, to switch between fullscreen apps (and use mission control), you need to use the ...
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X3:TC - Unlock all Starts

I'm currently playing through X3 : Terran Conflict, and am wondering how I would be able to unlock all the starts, without having to unlock them manually. I'm on a Mac, running the latest version of ...
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Is there any way to run an older version of the Steam client?

The latest auto-update of Steam (5 November 2015) has broken the Steam client on OS X 10.6.8. This means I can no longer install or update any of my games, nor even play games that use the Steam DRM ...
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Connect Wii classic controller to Mac X OS Yosemite

I am trying to map a Wii Classic Controller to my Mac (Yosemite) to play Minecraft. I got Wjoy which worked great for connecting my Wiimote to the Mac. I then got Enjoy2 for mapping the buttons, but ...
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Creating Key Bindings for an Xbox One controller on Mac

I am really looking for a way to create key binding for an xbox one controller connected to a Mac. I know this is kind of a weird request, but I really want to try playing Guild Wars 2 with a ...
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Steam crashes on startup

A couple days ago I bought my new Mac for work because I use my PC for gaming. When I installed steam today it opened but now it crashes. It says "connecting to network" then says "Steam quit ...
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Roblox Launch Error Macintosh

Today I tried to join a game on ROBLOX, but failed in doing so. It gave me an error along these lines ROBLOX cannot connect to the internet After trying other games, reinstalling, restarting ...
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OSX FPS run key is toggle instead of press/relase

When playing Borderlands and Call of Duty 4 on OSX (running Yosemite), the shift key toggles running, and I have to press it again to stop running instead of simply letting it go. How do I fix this so ...
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Filter games to Mac-compatible on Steam

Is it possible to filter out Windows only games while on Windows? I'm getting a Mac soon for work purposes and I want to know what games I own will natively support Mac without having to buy Windows ...
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Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma - Lighting Profiles per Game on Mac OS X

I just got my Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Headset today, and is my first of the kind, so have no idea. Just after opening Razer Synapse, I am taken to a "Lighting" page where I can change the lights on ...
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Virtual Machine - Logitech Rumble Gamepad F510 not recoginzed

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine (using Parallels Desktop v11) on my Mac (OS X Yosemite). I wanted to use my F510 gamepad with a game. So I did these things: Installed the Logitech Gaming ...
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Downloading runtime issue in Minecraft

I have Minecraft running on a Mac OS X Yosemite. When I click on it, a message shows me that it's "downloading runtime". I opened it a few times and it shows me the message again and again. Then I ...
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Open Syobon Action spikes in spritemap not displaying properly

I installed Open Syobon Action from SourceForge and installed it via Wine Bottler on my Mac OSX. It runs perfectly fine, but I noticed that the spike tiles aren't displaying properly and look like ...
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How do I get around needing administrator privleges, playing Guild Wars 2 on OS X?

During the install, Guild Wars 2 required administrator privileges. Since I didn't want to give them, I installed it to another computer, and moved the files. When I run it, it again asks for root ...
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“It's Better Together” Minecraft puzzle map in 2015

I'm trying to use the Minecraft puzzle map "It's Better Together" by FloddyFosh with my son, after we watched a YouTube video by Logdotzip. We ran into some issues similar to those that Logdotzip and ...
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Says Java Is Installed, But It Isn't

So, I've been installing Java v8 on my Mac time and time again, but whenever I try to launch Minecraft, on the launcher page, it crashes and says that I don't have Java installed. I don't know what to ...
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Playing Crusader Kings II at very high resolution

I've noticed that in Crusader Kings II you can select the 5K Retina resolution: 5120x2880. I did, and the game resolution itself was correctly set… but the interfaces were just downscaled. That is, ...
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I can't find my minecraft folder on Mac [duplicate]

I re-installed Minecraft after deleting it and now I can't find my minecraft folder to install mods on. I'm on a Mac.
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Pillars of Eternity - Cage Cursor still not working on OS X 10.10 with newest Steam version

I've seen a couple of posts back in March about cage cursor not working with dual monitors. Unfortunately it seems to still be the case on my OS X 10.10, steam version of Pillars of Eternity. I can ...
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How to play Minecraft in retina resolution on a Macbook?

I was wondering if it was possible to play Minecraft in retina resolution on my Macbook Pro retina. The game seems to be a bit pixelated like some other applications do.
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My Minecraft Resource Packs I downloaded and made won't show up

I've made three resource packs from the same template. They are all in my resource packs folder, but only one shows up in the menu. One of the two that don't show up used to show up, the other I just ...
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Is it possible to use a Macbook Pro as a monitor for Gamecube or Playstation 3?

I was wondering what devices or software would be necessary to use a Macbook Pro as a monitor for either the game cube or Playstation 3. My friend has a Macbook that's no more than two years old, and ...
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Company of Heroes 2 on Mac

I just bought the Relic Humble Bundle and redeemed the Steam codes. According to the Company of Heroes 2 Steam store page, and the Humble Bundle website, CoH2 is not Mac compatible. However, after ...
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My texturepack folder in minecraft doesn't exist. (Mac computer)

I've tried restarting Finder, showing hidden folder codes, and the "Open resource pack folder" ingame button doesn't work; I have a sneaking suspicion my computer doesn't have the folder at all. It's ...
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Is there a way to download Windows games on Steam but for my Macbook Pro? [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Pro and all my friends have 40+ games but most of them are for Windows. So is there anyway that I can download them but on my Mac and be able to play them?
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No music in Hotline Miami 1 on Mac

I bought Hotline Miami 1, and while the game works just fine, music is not working (100% volume - no music, sound effects work fine). As the soundtrack is so integral to the game, it would be a shame ...
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Fallout 1 on OSX Yosemite help

I have tried a Wine wrapper I downloaded, but it's probably out of date because when I try to run the game I get a black or white screen. I'm on OS X Yosemite. If anyone has the GOG version that was ...
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How can I calibrate a joystick on a Mac?

A joystick on my controller is off-center, and I don't want to go through the pain of fixing it (it has proprietary screws, plus I don't know what to do with it once I'm inside). How do I go about ...
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How to make User Objects for Universe Sandbox 2?

I've looked all over the Internet for a tutorial, but came up with zero results. In the "Add" menu of Universe Sandbox 2, there is a button named "User Objects". This obviously means there is a way ...
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What is a simple way to uninstall Minecraft?

I'm getting The Sims 4 on my computer, which takes up space. i've thought about it, and I think uninstalling Minecraft would free up space. What is a simple and easy way to do this?
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Where are Pillars of Eternity portraits located on OSX?

I have some custom portraits downloaded and need to put them in some directory but have no idea where the portrait directory is on OSX (game installed from Steam). I've tried ~/Library/Application ...
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How to effectively delete a Steam game on Mac OS?

I'm in desperate need to free up some disk space on my Macbook, so I went on Steam to delete a few of the heaviest games I haven't been playing. Then I noticed something puzzling. I had ~15GB free ...
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How to get games with Unity engine to recognize native resolution on OS X

I'm having problems with Unity3d engine based games (Kerbal Space Program, Cities: Skylines) with full screen resolutions on OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). None of the games show the native resolutions of ...
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Crusader Kings 2 crashes on certain date

Hi, so I'm playing CK2 as Croatia, and all of a sudden, on the 21st of March 1120, my game unexpectedly disappears and my desktop appears. I have searched the web for solutions, and all I can find is ...
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Can Steam be prevented from updating itself on Mac?

Is there a way to tell Steam on Mac to not update itself when it hasn't been manually launched? I have now seen problems with this on two MacBooks. Without even trying to run Steam for anything, ...