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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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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 can I do a fresh install of Minecraft on Mac OS X?

I'm having troubles with Minecraft and I have reasons to believe it has something to do with the fact that I've changed some files in it. I don't really care about keeping those changes and I need 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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FML will not run in demo mode

This is the crash log ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Everything's going to plan. No, really, that was supposed to happen. Time: 12/24/13 9:25 AM Description: FML will not run in demo mode ...
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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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How can I play Doom using Doom Engine on a Mac?

I saw recently that John Romero tweeted that the best modern way to play Doom is to download the Doomsday Engine. I did this for my Mac, but it doesn't come with the WAD Files, which are required to ...
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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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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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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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Remove permissions lock on a Minecraft save

I downloaded a pre-made Minecraft save-file to explore, and it worked really well. However, when I tried using the time set, gamemode, or any other console command, I get the error You do not have ...
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How do I hide the menu bar?

How do I hide the Menu Bar in Batman: Arkham City GOTY? It shows up when I am full screen. I've searched the preference file and didn't find a relevant key nor can I find an option in the startup menu ...
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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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Is it possible to delete the Minecraft folder on a Mac? [duplicate]

I'm trying to fix a Null Pointer Exception I'm getting when running Minecraft on my Mac. Some instructions I've found said that I needed to do two things: Uninstall/Reinstall Java 'Nuke' the ...
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How do you enable the Borderlands 2 console on the Mac?

My searching has found lots of sites that show you how to enable the Borderlands 2 console on the PC, but I am on Mac, and I want to open the console so I can see what my FPS are looking like.
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How to play ROMs with MAME OS X? [closed]

I don't seem able to play games (mostly Samurai Shodown) using MAME OS X on my Mac OS X 10.8.5. I've audited all games, added the ROM files to the rom folder, and then hit the games on the list (none ...
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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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What is the ideal setup for multiple Steam accounts on one computer, including guests?

I live in a house with multiple gamers. We are considering installing Steam on our HTPC and using it like a sort of gaming console. There are a few ways to approach this, and none of them seem ideal. ...
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Technic Launcher always crashes when opening mod packs on OS-X [closed]

My Technic Launcher keeps crashing whenever I try to open mod packs, for example: Crafting Dead, or Hexxit. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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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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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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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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Skyrim Mac Mouse Simultaneous Click

I recently picked Skyrim on my Mac and I can't double cast or bash with my shield, because those actions require a simultaneous click. Sometimes I'm able to do it (don't ask me how), but I'm looking ...
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Lost My Minecraft Saves Folder

So being a mac user, it took me forever to find my minecraft saves folder, and because i did not want to need to find it again, i moved the folder to many desktop, instead of copypasting it or just ...
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Difference in performance of my dolphin emulators on windows and mac

I had a few problems running pokemon xd gale of darkness on my mac as it crashes. So I downloaded windows vista home premium via bootcamp - but the game lags. All my settings are the same as on my ...
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Is there any way to make Steam overlay work on flash/AIR-based games?

If my memory serves me right, I can play Anodyne and a bunch of other flash/AIR-based games on Windows with an overlay. Now, I'm on OS X and I can't seem to pinpoint any valid solutions. Is there a ...
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Moving minecraft mods from old Mac to new Mac

I have an old Macbook with Minecraft 1.5.2. I have several dozen mods I use daily. I just got a new Macbook Pro and downloaded the Minecraft app. It works fine. But I need my mods. So I went to the ...
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How can I reset my MainMenu.lua file?

My friend messed up my Civ 5 (Mac OS X) MainMenu.lua mod file. How can I reset the file or get a new one?
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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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Can't click the buttons in the pause screen

I can login into minecraft and join games (my world or another server), that puts me at the the pause screen. When I try to click the button "play game", it just does the sound of the clicking in ...
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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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Purchased physical mac StarCraft 2 via amazon. Is it possible to download it prior dvd install?

I purchased a copy of SC2 WoL from amazon. The problem is that my old 2007 MBP dvd player is not that healthy anymore and I'm afraid I could have some problem with the installation. Or worse, destroy ...
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XCOM for Mac OS X crashes on startup

Since Feral Interactive's OS X port of XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available on Steam, I decided to give it a whirl. After installing it however, I ran into a problem: When I click "Play" in the ...
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How can we play on Heroes of Newerth (HoN) latin america on mac?

Some time ago, S2 Games prohibited latin america players to play on the international server. They threw the responsibility to cope with annoying brazilians to Axeso5. With that, whoever have a Mac ...
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How do I get GameRanger to recognize my xCom installation?

I've installed XCOM: Enemy Unknown on a mac, and I'm trying to configure GameRanger so I can try starting a game, see if anyone else wants to play multiplayer. Unfortunately, GameRanger doesn't seem ...
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How do I connect Borderlands 2 Mac and PC through LAN?

Trying to get Mac and PC Borderlands 2 to play together over LAN Game Ranger's Mac client doesn't have Borderlands 2. Hamachi did not work. Also tried Tunngle, to no avail. We both have the same ...
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“Minecraft” is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the Trash

I recently got a new computer (Mac) and tried to download Minecraft (which worked). I then opened the .zip file, but after I put Minecraft into Applications and tried to open it, it said: ...
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Steam “CMultiFieldBlob” Error Mac OS X

Steam on my Mac is giving me the error *SteamStartEngine(0xbfb334f0) failed with error 1: CMultiFieldBlob(pSerialized) : Bad field -extends past end of blob. I have tried the terminal command, which ...
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RCON client or HLSW equivalent for Mac

Does one exists? I'm looking for a tool to remotely interface with my servers via RCON (CS 1.6, TF2, CS:S).
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Is the .minecraft folder hidden on a Mac?

I have a friend who is playing with me on a server we've created. Unfortunately, he is on a Mac whereas I am on a Windows machine. I told him that I should be able to compile and send a .minecraft ...
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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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I want to play the same games on Mac OS X and Windows 7

Here's my current setup. I have both Mac OS X 10.8 and Windows 7 installed on a SSD, and Paragon drivers for each installed on each. (so I can read/write to the other partition from both partitions) ...
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Jerky lag on Minecraft OS X

I've been playing Minecraft for a year now, and have had this weird problem where about 5 minutes after I start playing, the game gets jerky (will lag for a second, then be normal for 2 seconds) and ...
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Civ 5 mods not working on Mac

I'm trying to use a byzantine mod in Civilization 5 on my Mac (Mountain Lion), but when I put the mod's folder in ~/Documents/Aspyr/Sid Meier's Civilization 5/MODS, it doesn't sho up in the mod menu. ...
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I deleted my Minecraft folder on my Mac

I am running Mac OS X 10.5.8, and I deleted my Minecraft folder in user/Library/Application Support and now Minecraft will not run. I still have my saves folder, but when I tried to make a new ...
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Is there any option for natively playing Quake 2 on OS X 10.7 and above?

How can I play natively Quake 2 on OS X 10.7 or above?
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How can I play Quake on OS X 10.7 or above?

Is there any option for native playing Quake on OS X 10.7 and above?
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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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minecraft crashes on osx

I just bought minecraft and every time i run it , it crashes. When i double click on its icon in the application folder nothing happens so i have to go into the contents folder to launch its jar file. ...
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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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Some Minecraft sound effects on Mac are too quiet

I bought Minecraft last year and all went well until I bought a Mac. Now, the following sounds are either missing or very quiet: Walking on any material. Breaking materials. Placing materials. ...