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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How to do basic Civilization V operations with keyboard only in, even just moving

I play Civ V on my Mac in my rare free time but I'd like to reduce my mouse use. I have found numerous charts with keyboard shortcuts for exotic actions, but cannot find anything on how to do many ...
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How do I alt-tab out of fullscreen Minecraft with the game still running (Mac)?

I regularly play Minecraft with a reference site, such as Minecraftwiki, open in a browser window. However, I haven't found an easy way to alt-tab between the game and a browser when the game is in ...
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Making Minecraft run with Java 8 on OS X 10.10

When I started Minecraft for the first time after installing OS X 10.10, OS X presented me with this: This happens even after the installation of JDK 8u20, which makes it even more confusing. I ...
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Binding the CTRL key to Crouch instead of C

When in the key bindings menu of the fully-updated Borderlands 2 Mac (Steam), I click on Crouch which is by default bound to C, the box pops up waiting for me to press the new key to bind. On Mac (OS ...
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Terminal script for Minecraft server autosave

I've been looking into Minecraft servers recently, and since I use a Mac, I know that the terminal application is an effective way to run a server with additional ram (you know, with the java ...
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How do I transfer Borderlands 2 game save files onto another account or computer?

How do I move the game save from my friend's Steam account onto my account? This is on the same computer. Also, how do I put game save files on a hard drive and move it onto a different computer? ...
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Where are the Origin settings on a Mac?

I am on a mac and I don't know where the settings are on Origin. I am trying to install The Sims 3 to an external hard drive.
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MAME OS X - How to activate console mode?

I'd like to be able to change the mode from "Arcade" to "Console" (that enables things like training mode on certain fighting games, etc.). Is there a way to do this on MAME OS X? There's no option ...
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trouble launching minecraft (1.7, Mac version)

after the launcher window stops showing its progress, it turns white, but, instead of giving the login screen, it remains white indefinitely, not responding. also, the bar on top of the window lists ...
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Why does plugging in a monitor improve AA performance?

When I play Modern Warfare 2 using anti-aliasing on my Macbook Pro and no monitor, the game lags too much to play. But lo and behold: When I plug in a monitor to my Macbook Pro and turn on AA and put ...
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How do I launch Call of Duty 4/PEZBot with bots always enabled?

I have Call of Duty 4 (App Store version) on Mac, and PeZBOT mod for bots. I installed PeZBOT following the instructions to my Library folder, and it is working fine. However, by default, it does not ...
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How do I install a .jar Minecraft mod on a Mac with OSX Maverick?

Everywhere that I have looked the instructions were either out of date, aimed towards Windows users, or were for installing mods that were in .zip files. I have a Mac that runs OSX Maverick and I have ...
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Will Minecraft run decent on a Mac Mini? [closed]

I am thinking about getting a Mac Mini for doing some basic tasks like typing, video editing etc. The cheapest one with 4gb of RAM seems good enough to me, but how well will it run Minecraft? I use ...
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Run Borderlands 2 at 2880x1800 on Retina MacBook Pro

I'm trying to get Borderlands 2 on Mac, the Steam version, to run at full resolution (2880x1800) on my rMBP. In-game, the max resolution for some reason is set at 1440x900, half of the full ...
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How do I add mod support into Civilization 5 for Mac when I have MainMenu.xml instead of MainMenu.lua?

I'm trying to enable the mod button within the Steam version of Civilization 5 for Mac. When I navigate to: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/sid meier's civilization ...
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Why does Desura think it's already installed on my Mac?

When I go to Desura's site and click Download Desura, I get two options: Desura is installed Let's play! Install Desura For Windows I've never been to the Desura site before. This ...
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How to do a speed boost?

I've seen youtube videos and people do boost to improve their velocity. How can I do that on the OS X version? There is special button combo to do it?
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How do I set a key binding for cmd + Q on Mac OSX?

I'm playing League of Legends on Mac OSX Mavericks. For self-casting, rather than Alt + Q, I'd like cmd + Q. So I go to key bindings and try to set it. But when it asks me to type the key ...
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Running LoL on guest account on mac

I'm unable to run League of Legends on a guest account on my mac. Is there something I need to do to be able to do that? I've given all privileges I can give to the guest account in System ...
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Identify this game: breaking into a museum to restore exhibits, ran on a Mac

So, I'm looking for a game that involves breaking into a museum, it is a point-and-click adventure. I remember playing it on the old Macs, the ones that had different color cases and a really old OS. ...
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Where to put The Witcher 1 saves on Mac so that they can be imported to The Witcher 2?

I have finished The Witcher 1 on PC a few years back and still have my final save I would like to import to the sequel. Now I'm playing The Witcher 2 on Mac, version downloaded from GOG. Where ...
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Why are my controllers not working in Super Meat Boy on OS X?

I'm trying to play Super Meat Boy on OSX using a joypad, and it doesn't work: the buttons are fine, but the D-pad is completely ignored! I've tried many joypads and the result is the same for all of ...
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Hotkey to make toon run forward in WoW for OS X

On Windows I think the hotkey was Insert or something close to that to make my toon starting running forward, so that I did not have to hold a button down while my toon ran. So that I could switch ...
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How do I “alt-tab” out of full-screen games on Mac OS X Lion?

As silly as it sounds, I just can't manage to switch out and back into full-screen games on my MacBook, like Alt-Tab does on Windows. I've tried searching online and found posts saying I should use ...
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Which levels have bonus secret levels in them?

Sometimes there are bonus cubes found in the levels, which allow you to play a secret level to grant special bonuses (for example: transfer a nice creature to the next "normal" level, or whatever). ...
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Freeciv (Macports SDL) can't create scorelog

I'm playing Freeciv 2.4.2 on Mac OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks), using the SDL client from MacPorts package freeciv @2.4.2_0+universal Whenever I start by loading a game, I get the message Can't open ...
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CS:GO Server on OS X 10.9 Server

I'm wondering whether its possible to run a CSGO casual server on OS X Server for me and a few mates, the system is up to it hardware wise I'm just wondering if its actually possible and how it would ...
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Archangel armor flight mode – is this a bug or am I completely missing something?

I've just acquired the Archangel armor in XCOM: Enemy Within and I'm not able to ascend when in Flight Mode. I activate Flight Mode, my sniper levitates slightly off the ground, but I'm not able to ...
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Where are TowerFall replays stored on OS X?

When I save a replay, TowerFall says that it's saved in my "Documents Folder". However, it is not in the User's ~/Documents folder and I can't seem to locate it in any of the Steam support folders. ...
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MacOS 1.8.5 + Minecraft 1.6.4 doesn't close cleanly - CPU 100%

A vanilla Minecraft installation on my Macbook Pro will regularly take my CPU to 100% and keep it there even after quitting. I don't think I'm doing anything particulary demanding with my setting, ...
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Borderlands 2 for Mac crashes on launch

I recently downloaded Borderlands 2 through steam on my Mac OS X Lion machine, to get this error output: Process: Borderlands2 [16081] Path: /Users/Jamie ProBook/Library/Application ...
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How do you get a border on TF2?

I have a Mac Pro and I would like to idle on TF2. The problem is that there is no toolbar so I can't get out of TF2 unless I disconnect from the server I'm on and I quit TF2. I would like to know how ...
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Screen Tints Blue when playing Team Fortress 2 on OSX

Ever since I downloaded tf2 the screen is tinted blue whenever I launch it. I'm on a Macbook Pro 13" early 2011. The same problem has happened to a friend of mine who also has an MBP, but it doesn't ...
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Diablo III Installation Size

What is the size of Diablo 3's files with patch 2.01 ? On my computer, the size of Diablo 3's installation (2.01) is about 30 GB (and I haven't download the full patch yet). Is it really so much ...
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Is it possible to turn WoW PC client to a Mac one?

I have a World of Warcraft client downloaded, a PC version. Could I perhaps by replacing some files turn it into a Mac version? I just want to save my time not downloading another 10+ Gb for Mac — ...
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Can I play gog's OSX version of SWOS two players both on the keyboard?

I've just bought SWOS from gog and downloaded it for OSX, tried to play it with a friend, but the arrow keys controlled both teams, and couldn't find any other key controlling only one team and not ...
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How to make a game full screen on my external monitor?

I have a MacBook Pro 15", that I have connected another screen to. It;s running perfect with all programs, except when I want to game, because every time I try to open a game (eg HoN/WoW) it opens on ...
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Is it possible to play Cthulu saves the world on Mac?

I recently bought Cthulu saves the World on Steam, and was wondering if it was possible to play it by using Crossover, or other similar applications. It's also in the App store.
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attack of the b team server isn't working well please help

My Attack of the B Team server suddenly shut down. When it is starting it crashes. This is the crash report: Encountered an unexpected exception IllegalArgumentException ...
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How do I move Steam games to another location on disk on my Mac?

Steam apparently keeps Steam games in my home directory of all places. That makes it very difficult to back up my home directory without also backing up Steam games (I have only one: Civ 5). How do I ...
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SinglePlayerCommands [duplicate]

I have a Mac book pro, and i don't have any bin folder in my mine craft folder, but i want to download single player commands. I just need other way to download it and infall it without the bin file. ...
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Can I filter out Windows only games when using the Steam client on a Mac?

I recently got myself a Macbook Pro and promptly installed Steam on it (mainly, so that I could play the Binding of Isaac). While I have quite a few games that are compatible with OS X in my Steam ...
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Is it possible to get mods to run on the GOG Mac version of Fallout?

I want to install Fixt on Fallout 1 for mac, but I cant seem to find anything that allows me to do that. Is it possibe?
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I can't open Spore on my Mac

It's been a long time since I tried to play spore on my iMac. I reinstalled it today and whenever I try to open it my screen will go black, a blue box will flash on my screen, my cursor will change a ...
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Urban Terror not launching on OSX 10.9

I installed Urban terror yesterday on my Mac OSX 10.9 and It refuses to launch, I just get a black screen and then it quits. It's in my applications folder. I ran it from the ...
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Help with installing Minecraft Mods on a Mac [duplicate]

Having problems with mods not appearing in Minecraft on Mac OSX 10.8.5. I have installed Forge and the 'Mods' button appears OK under the 'Multiplayer' button in Minecraft. I have downloaded some ...
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Odd mouse issue with TF2 on OSX

I recently fired up TF2 for the first time in a while and I noticed an odd issue. Quite often, I will need to click Mouse1 twice in order for my character to shoot. Also, at times I will notice the ...
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How can I find out about current Mac OS X games?

I'm looking for something like http://gamerankings.com/ where I can find comprehensive information about current (and past) games, but for Mac OS X. Not necessarily just a site linking to other ...
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Playing QuakeLive on Mac?

Is there a way to play QuakeLive on a Mac?
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Getting rid of bones levels on Nethack Cocoa

I have been plagued by a problem. I think something's out to kill me (although considering I'm playing Nethack, that "something" is "everything"). Specifically, I'm getting into trouble for something ...