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 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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Steam (Mac) game location

A few months ago, I restored my Mac from a Time Machine backup. Now, when I try to play a game on Steam (Civ 5 for example), Steam does not seem to be aware of the location of the game. I found the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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While in a OSX, How can I “alt+tab” in The Cave ? (full-screen)

I tried ⌘tab / alttab / esc (that only opens the menu). It's hard to check the internet (friends/work/emails/etc) while in full screen and needing to save and exit every time. Running on OSX ...
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AOE 2 Windows recorded game on Mac?

I owned a PC during my college days and have a whole collection of recorded games (around 1000 games) played during that period. Now I own a mac and would really like to watch those games again, since ...
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How can I fix a “failed to connect to LAN” error in Rome Total War: Gold?

I recently purchased Rome Total War: Gold via the Mac App Store on OS X Lion. I have had a lot of fun playing the single player campaign. However, when I try to access multiplayer to battle against ...
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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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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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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 can I optimize use of Civilization III in VirtualBox

I am using VirtualBox to play Civilization III (from Steam) in Windows 7 on my 13" Retina Macbook Pro. The only problem is it's horrendously slow. It seems like this only impacts screens with ...
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SimCity (2013) not loading

I have a Mac with the correct requirements and I have played the new SimCity before on it. Now that I've updated my system to Mavericks and updated SimCity, it no longer loads. When I click Play in ...
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Borderlands 2 Save Converter from PS3 to Mac

Is there a tool that I can use to convert my PS3 saves to Mac-formatted ones? If there isn't one, is there a program I can use to "read" my PS3 save data so I can manually convert a Mac save to a ...
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Adding extra missions on OS X

I am playing CS Condition Zero via Steam on my Mac (sadly my PC is in storage so I can't use that at the moment). I know there are loads of extra mission packs available with instructions on how to ...
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Sims 3 Won't Launch from Origin

Error message received: The Sims 3 Unable to start game Service initialization failed (0x0175dcbb) I go to my games on Origin and click play on The Sims 3. I have no expansions downloaded onto my ...
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Battle Nations buildings and units are all invisible

There's an item on the Z2 website which says: With the new 3.0 update, a new 50 MB client was introduced. Upon booting it up, you may notice that several units and buildings are invisible. ...
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Mac version of Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery damaged; Won't run

I downloaded the Humble Indie Bundle version of SSAS onto my mac (10.8.4), and every time I try to start the game I get the error ""sworandsworcery" is damaged and can't be opened". I have tried ...
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Fullscreen toggle on Mac for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood?

I've tried everything: CMD+H, Alt tab, CMD+M, and nothing seems to be able to take me out of fullscreen mode for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood on my Macbook Pro. Are there any other ways so that it ...
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How can I play Q.U.B.E using just one display?

I'm using multiple monitors and I've tried turn off fullscreen but it just scales down the viewport of the game even though I am still in the OSX fullscreen layout. How can I play Q.U.B.E using just ...
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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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Missing game textures on XP VM (Parallels 6)

I have an 1-year old 27'' iMac (8GB RAM) and am using Parallels Desktop 6 to virtualize a Windows XP installation. This is its dxdiag output: While Games like Civilization IV work without any ...
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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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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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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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Why doesn't Game Center show my achievements?

I have completed Tomb Raider 2013 successfully with many completing challenges. But the Game Center does not show any of my achievements. Why ?
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Why are all my classes deleted?

I was playing call of duty Combat training one day. When I died, I was surprise when I hover my mouse over the class, it says there which was suppose to be a picture of the gun inside the class, ...
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Games on windows 8 in bootcamp lag even on lowest graphics

I've been playing Crysis 2 and Skyrim on my Retina MacBookPro (10,1) for months now. The two games used to run super smoothly even on nearly maxed out settings. This laptop has an Nvidia GeForce GT ...
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How can I play Multiwinia fullscreen on one screen?

When I make Multiwinia fullscreen it also black the secondary display. I there way to make Multiwinia fullscreen instead of fullscreens and e.g. watch TV on the secondary display? Note: I can't have ...