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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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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Can't find Minecraft's resource pack folder or open it in minecraft itself

I can't find the resource pack folder on my mac and when I click on the 'Open Resource Pack Folder' on Minecraft, it does nothing. Can someone help me?
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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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How long does it take for the Steam activation key to activate?

I bought Grand Theft Auto Vice City for my Mac and it gave me an activation key to activate before the game can begin installation. I did this about an hour ago and I wanted to know approximately how ...
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Problems with Sofia for Skyrim

I was taking a look at mods for Skyrim and came across Sofia. So I went ahead and downloaded the BSA files, but it didn't work as mentioned in the mod description. Then I tried the Loose files (more ...
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Can I download Steam games on one computer (mac), then install them on another (Windows)?

My gaming PC (which runs on Windows) has very limited bandwith: I can connect to the internet, but cannot download a game. However I do have a macbook with access to a network with unlimited bandwith. ...
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Bluetooth Audio Streaming from Mac/PC to DualShock 4

Is it possible to stream audio output from a PC/Mac (I myself use a Mac) to the speaker or headphone jack on a Sony DualShock 4 controller over Bluetooth? I have done some digging around the Web and ...
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Is there any version of Botanicula compatible with Yosemite?

I have a .dmg file of the game Botanicula (version 1.0.0) on my Mac. When I open it a warning tells me "image not recognized." Is that related to compatibility or from another problem?
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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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Multiplayer Borderlands 1 with Mac

My friend and I both have the Mac App Store version of Borderlands 1 (GOTY). Many years ago we would play together online using GameRanger, but GameSpy is no more, and GameRanger itself doesn't even ...
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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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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Cannot update League of Legends Fix

I was having a problem where I could not update my League of Legends (from a fresh install) in Yosemite. It would get to 87% and just hang at 0 Kbps. Does anyone have the answer to this question?
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I deleted my Minecraft resource pack folder?

I deleted my Minecraft resource pack folder, how do I get it back? I'm using a Mac and Minecraft version 1.8.
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How can I get BayetasMod for Grid 2 installed on Mac?

The instructions for Bayetas Mod (downloaded from http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/bayetas-mod.439/) are applicable only to Windows. Have you managed to install this on Mac, and if so, what did ...
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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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Is there a way to get Sims 3 from my Steam account to work on my Mac?

I previously had a PC and Steam account. Now I have a Mac and I really want to play Sims 3. I read somewhere that I could download Origin and transfer my codes or something, but how would I go about ...
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Team Fortress 2 Beta Icon Stuck on Launchpad in Mac OS X

I am currently running OS X 10.7.2 with an updated version of Steam installed. I recently downloaded the Team Fortress 2 Beta to this Mac and then removed it via Steam's "Delete Local Game Content." ...
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Using Company of Heroes mods on Mac

I want to use a mod for Company of Heroes (specifically Modern Combat) and am not sure how to install and use a mod on the Mac version of Company of Heroes. It is not a Steam game, it is downloaded ...
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Why do I always have to reenable Steam Permissions on my Mac?

When I launch any Steam games like Cs:Go or TF2, My engine always says that the overlay is not on before launching, causing me to always open up my System preferences and I have to put in the password ...
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Does anyone know how to setup STAR WARS®: TIE FIGHTER to run on a mac?

Does anyone know how to setup STAR WARS®: TIE FIGHTER to run on a mac (I have the GoG version)? I heard it's something with boxer but I don't know how to do this.
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Issue with Rocksmith cable after upgrade to OSX Mavericks

I recently upgraded my version of OSX to Mavericks, and since this change my computer has not been able to detect when I plug my guitar into the computer. I had no issue previously in Lion, however ...
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Where'd MainMenu.lua go in Civilization 5: Brave New World? I want to enable mods on my Mac!

So to unlock Mods on your Mac version of Civ V, you need to comment out line 33 of MainMenu.lua. When Gods and Kings came out, MainMenu.lua moved, but the fix still worked. Now that "Brave New ...
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LAN Multiplayer problems in Empire: Total War on Mac

I am trying to play Empire: Total War Gold Edition (purchased on the Mac App Store) on two different Macs (one with 10.9.5 and one with 10.8.5) using the Local Multiplayer feature of the game. ...
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PS4 controller / Dualshock 4 for Mac not working

I read here that the DS4 will work on Mac out-of-the-box by plugging the controller via a micro USB cable—they said it will automatically work as a regular joystick. I got the DS4 yesterday ...
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Choose install location Steam games on Mac

I'm pretty sure I have set it up at home on my iMac, but I can't for the life of me find out how to set it up again on my Macbook Air. I have recently purchased a USB-stick to run Steam off of, ...
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Installing Minecraft mod on Mac OS X

I was trying to get the Minecraft mod "Minecraft Is To Easy" (MITE) for Mac and can't get it to work. I tried following these steps, ...
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Show Windows games on the Steam homepage, even when using a Mac

I have both a Windows PC and a Mac. I use my PC for gaming, and my Mac for work. I browse Steam on my Mac. On the new Steam website, launched about a week ago, the homepage will show games based on ...
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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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Right-clicking in Wasteland 2 without a mouse on OS X?

I can't seem to figure out how to right-click in Wasteland 2 without a mouse. I'm playing on a Macbook Pro, and the usual trick of rightclicking (done with control-key pressed) does not work. ...
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Steam game from Mac to PC

Im using a Macbook right now and I bought Rome 2 Total War with Steam, however I've just bought a new gaming laptop which is Windows. I wonder if I'm able to download my game on my new laptop from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...