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 can I get the golden egg in level 1-8 of Angry Birds?

Is it actually possible to get the golden egg in level 1-8 in Angry Birds on Mac? My mouse is stuck with the catapult and I can't click the chest.
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Minecraft 1.8 mac OSX 1.6.8 - minecraft.app not running at all

After having tried the 1.8 prerelease, I wanted the 1.8 final of course, but I couldn't log in through the launcher (and hence, could not get the update through the launcher like normal). I just got ...
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Civ V GOTY edition soundtrack download on Mac

Where does the Game Of The Year edition Civilization V soundtrack get downloaded on Mac? I looked at this question and from it deduced that the equivalent location on the Mac would be ...
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Can I use a PC gamepad with OSX Steam games?

Will a PC gamepad work with all the key mappings for games in Steam on OSX? Would getting a Microsoft 360 gamepad work on OSX?
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Install / Sync Multiple Steam games over LAN

I have a bunch of Macs that I'd like to install the same Steam games on (they all have separate accounts) I'd like to be able to install it on one and have Steam leach the files from that machine ...
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Graphical Artifacts in SC2 on Mac

Has anyone ever encountered trails/artifacts as in the picture while playing SC2? I've tried other 3D apps on the machine such as Portal2 -- That worked just fine. Wondering if anyone has ...
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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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How do I get my copy of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade to work with ScummVM again?

A while ago ScummVM suddenly stopped working with my copy of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure (Macintosh edition) and I haven't been able to get it working again. I tried ...
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Is it possible to run Steam games that reside on my Mac OS X partition from my Windows partition?

I'm using Boot Camp to run Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro. I'd like to play Windows only games but my Windows install only has 20GB of space. I installed Steam and my Steam games on my Mac OSX drive ...
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Mac Full Screen Gaming

I recently bought a Macbook Pro and would like to use it for occasional gaming on the go. The problem I have is that when games are in full screen, I'm not sure how to switch to anything else. Mostly ...
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Will Diablo 3 run better on my Mac if I play in Windows 7 via Boot Camp?

Diablo III doesn't play very well for me in OS X, even with most graphics quality settings set to low. A Battle.net support article says that the minimum system requirements in Windows 7 are lower ...
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Are there alternate ways of opening the console in Oblivion

I recently began playing Oblivion again, after a long hiatus. I'm doing so on my MacBook Pro, in a Parallels Windows Server 2008 VM (6 GB of RAM). The MacBook itself is the late 2011 17" Pro model, ...
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Where is the Starcraft II custom map folder?

I downloaded a custom map but I don't know where to put it in order for it to appear in the Custom Game map selection menu. Does anyone know where is this custom map folder ? I play on MacOS X but I ...
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How do I change player name in Minecraft smp in offline mode on a Mac?

This post pretty much summarizes my question : How do I change player name in minecraft multiplayer in offline mode in Linux? I know for a fact that Mac and Linux are both Unix based And the ...
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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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Transfer SC2 Installation from Mac OSX to PC

I am trying to transfer the Starcraft II install folder from Mac OSX to a Windows PC. The disk didn't work on my Windows PC as it stopped at 51% but it installed perfectly on the Mac computer. The ...
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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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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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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 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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I can't interact with the Steam Overlay. What's going on?

I've been having issues with the Steam Overlay while playing The Witcher recently. I suspect that the issues are specific to the fact that the game was (somewhat sloppily) ported to Mac OS X with a ...
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Playing QuakeLive on Mac?

Is there a way to play QuakeLive on a Mac?
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Syncing Xbox Wireless Controller w/ Mac

Can anybody please assist me in furthering my attempts to get my Xbox controller properly synced with my Mac Pro? I'm using Snow Leopard and I have downloaded the driver software from tattiebogle.com. ...
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Tools to check game system requirements for Mac OS [closed]

Related to the question: How can I check if my machine will be able to run a game? The website, Can You Run it?, will compare your system components to the requirements for most published games. ...
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Getting better performance out of Half-Life based games on MacBook

I was disappointed to find that the Mac versions of Half-Life engine games (Portal, TF2, CS:Source) have a lot of trouble running on my aluminum MacBook: as soon as there's any sort of action, the ...
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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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Can I stop the Steam client from crashing each time I shut down my Mac?

I have the Steam client installed on my Macbook Pro, and each and every time I shut my Mac down without first quitting the Steam client, the client crashes. While the end result is the same (the ...
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Plants vs zombies crashes on Mac OS X

I've bought Plants vs Zombies from Steam and when I reach an certain point in the game where I obtain a key the game crashes? Any ideas?
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SimCity 4 for Intel-based Macs?

I used to love playing SimCity 3000 and was wondering recently what new versions have come out since then. I found SimCity 4 which sounds pretty cool. I switched to an Intel based MacBook Pro half a ...
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Put Starcraft 2 trial installation on a USB drive (mac)

I want to download the Starcraft 2 trial as a .dmg or a .app file so I can load it onto a usb and plug it into a computer that has slow internet access. Is that possible?
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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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How to play drod in windowed mode on OS X?

Searching on the drod page and its forums I was not able to dig up an information on how to play drod in windowed mode on OS X. Is it possible to always use windowed mode on startup?
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How do I change my offline name on the mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change player name in Minecraft smp in offline mode on a Mac? I want to change my offline name in MineCraft on my mac. I have only found ways to change it on ...
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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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Best way to play Defense of the Ancients (Warcraft 3) on a Mac?

I own a Macbook Pro. I want to play a PC game called WarCraft 3 - Defense of the Ancients. I have googled and done some research on how to play DotA on a Mac. Most of resources I found recommended I ...
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Can I recover a deleted world?

I accidentally deleted my world, is there a way to find the files somewhere on my computer? I have already looked where the files would be if I hadn't deleted the world. I am using a Mac but is not ...
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Is there a way to backup save files in Machinarium?

Machinarium (Mac OS X) saves its files in a cache, so if you accidentally clear your browsing history, all of your files disappear. Is there any way to back them up?
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How can I tell if I have the Team Fortress 2 update that supports Snow Leopard 10.6.4?

I recently saw that TF2 has updated its code so it doesn't run slow for the Mac OS X 10.6.4 update (which I was holding off on doing since I wanted to play TF2). I just saw that I need to restart ...
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Is there a Nethack GUI client for OSX Lion?

This should not be a dupe of this question. I am trying to get Nethack up and running on OSX Lion, and the QT client no longer works (goodbye PPC support). I found the Nethack Cocoa project, however ...
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Anarchy Online in wine on Mac?

Anarchy online doesn't have a Mac client so I'm wondering if it will run in wine. I don't want to run it in bootcamp, and I don't quite feel like running it in a VM since I have to reset afterwards ...
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Do Mac and Windows versions of Source games contain the exact same files?

Basically what the title says. I want to do this, because I want to copy my Mac game to my Windows PC, without re-downloading it.
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How can I change the screen resolution used by BIT.TRIP RUNNER on Mac?

On my Mac Book Pro 15" the screen is corrupted when I try to launch BIT.TRIP RUNNER. The game appear to launch correctly as I can hear the game music after some time (probably time to load the game), ...
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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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Input controls for keypad (Milkman Conspiracy)

I'm replaying this awesome game (played it on Xbox way back then). I'm stuck at the milkman conspiracy part as I can't input the digits on the keypad to access the post office. I can move the cursor ...
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How can I run Minecraft in offline mode on OS X and still have my name?

I'm trying to run Minecraft in offline mode on OS X while still setting my name to something other than "Player". I found some AppleScript written by Naschroe that may do the job: property user_name ...
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Location of user data for Plants vs Zombies?

Where is user data stored for Plants vs Zombies on Mac OS X? I want to play a fresh game, but I also want to be able to go back as needed.
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Does the Mac version of Starcraft II come with any performance issues?

I'm curious if the Mac version of Starcraft II will perform approximately as well as the PC version on Bootcamp or if there will be any stability/performance compromises. Is SCII a native port on Mac ...
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Dragons Age: Origin mac version

How well does the Mac version of Dragons Age Origin work as compared to the PC version. I want to play it on a macbook pro with the minimum specs, so I am curious if it will function at a reasonable ...
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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 can I run the original Diablo 1 on OS X Lion (10.7)?

Hankering for some Diablo 1, but most resources online only cover Diablo 2. Is there easy way to run it natively? Would old Mac emulation work in lieu of dual-booting Windows? Is Diablo 1 feeble ...