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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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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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Battlefield Bad Company 2 for MAC? [closed]

Is there a working port of Bad Company 2 that works on MAC OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion.? I got it on my steam account with the serial number etc, however the game only works on Windows. I do not want to ...
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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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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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Starcraft 2 on Macbook Pro Retina on external 27" - No valid resolution

My primary monitor is set to the 27" at 2560 x 1440. I can't window and unwindow (command + m) either. what to do!?
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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 ...
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Black Ops for Mac on ATI Radeon HD 4670 256 MB

I initially planned to purchase Black Ops for Mac from the Mac App Store for my late 2009 iMac. I was thinking I'd then buy GameCompanion and connect an Xbox 360 controller to my computer, ...
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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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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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Whenever I try to open tekkit singleplayer on mac it doesnt work, but it works fine with multiplayer

On tekkit, whenever I try and go offline it says something like error applescript, but on multiplayer it's fine. How do i fix that?
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Tekkit on Mac not starting up - White Screen

Recently there was an update for mac (just a regular system update, i thought nothing of it) and immediately after the update, when i try and launch the Technic launcher and run tekkit, it lets me log ...
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Civilization V on OSX is very very slow

I'm trying to play Civilization V on OSX. I have an i7 2.8 GHz and 8 GB of memory but it is very slow. My mate told me that this is because the game was written in Logo running on a Sinclair ZX80 ...
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Differences between Mac Star Wars old Republic and online version [closed]

I purchased SWTOR from the Apple AppStore and don't have an option to play online. Is there an online version? Will it work with the Mac? What are my options to make my Mac version work online? I ...
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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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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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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 do I download mods on Garry's Mod for Mac?

I have Garry's Mod for Macintosh. I can download maps with ease, but I'm unsure how to download general mods and SWEPs.
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How can I transfer my saved progress in DiRT 2 to a different mac?

I literally spent the last 2 hours trying to find the solution, but couldn't. There are solutions for Windows, but no Mac. I basically installed DiRT 2 on my macbook pro, but already had some progress ...
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EvE OSX Client won't launch

So I just downloaded EvE online after some time and the client wont launch. When I click on the app I see EvE dock icon jumping but nothing happens. I reinstalled the game but still same issue. Also ...
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How can I record gameplay on a Mac?

I can find plenty of information on recording programs for Windows, but information for OSX is much harder to find. What programs are available for recording gameplay on a Mac?
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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 ...
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Is there any way to make Logitech Revolution MX scrolling sensible in OS X?

I'm playing Minecraft on a mac, and I'm using a Logitech Revolution MX. When scrolling in the game, it flicks through my items very quickly, rather than one item-per-click scrolling than I get in ...
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How to enable debug mode Civ 5 Mac OS X

I know on pc i just set DebugPanel to 1 in the config .ini file but where does the config file live on Mac OS X when installing through Steam?
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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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Mods for Civilization 5 do not work on my Mac [duplicate]

I have successfully got the "Mod" option to appear on the in-game menu to appear by following this thread. However, I cannot get any of the mods I have to subscribed to via Steam to show up in the Mod ...
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How can I improve the performance of Skyrim on Mac using Wineskin?

I use a Mac as a gaming device with the help of Wineskin wrappers that allow PC games to run on Mac. I've installed Oblivion through Wineskin. Oblivion works well on the highest possible setting on ...
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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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Does Deux Ex: Human Revolution run better under Windows than Mac OS X?

I've got a macbook air 13" with an HD 4000 graphics card. Deus Ex runs just ok on it. Is the performance on Windows better for this game? If so, is it enough to matter?
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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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Pop-up appears when keeping a key pressed for more than a second while playing Diablo 3 on OS X

A couple of minutes ago, while playing, I began experiencing a strange issue: whenever I keep pressed for a second or more some of the keys, a pop-up appears asking me to choose from a set of similar ...
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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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How can I install Diablo 3 if I use FileVault?

The official FAQ says that FileVault and FileVault2 are incompatible with Diablo 3. How can I install Diablo 3 on my Mac if my harddrive uses FileVault?
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How do I transfer Diablo 3 installation from one Mac to another?

I bought Diablo 3 via digital download and installed it on my Mac and now I'm trying to get it on my Macbook without having to re-download the entire 7Gigs but I can't seem to find any of the files. ...
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Playing the game with Wingman RumblePad (OS X / Mac)

I would like to know how I can connect my Logitech WingMan RumblePad to my Mac so I can play TF2 with it, using CoD-esque controls (Left Thumb = Move, Right Thumb = Aim). I have tried editing the ...
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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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Where are screenshots stored on Mac OS X?

I know how to take a screenshot. I Rebound the hotkey, and have been snapping away - or so I thought. I just went to look for my screenshots, and I can't find them. Not in Documents. Not in the ...
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I heard that you can no longer play Diablo 2 on the current gen Macs, is this true? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: • How can I run Diablo II on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)? • Will the version of Diablo 2 included with the Collectors Edition of Diablo 3 run on modern Mac OS X? ...
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Will the version of Diablo 2 included with the Collectors Edition of Diablo 3 run on modern Mac OS X?

The collectors Edition of Diablo 3 includes a 4GB USB drive preloaded with Diablo 2 and Lord of Destruction. Will this version of the game run on a modern Intel Mac running OS X 10.7 without ...
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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 ...
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Text expansion in Diablo III fullscreen on OS X

My usual text expander, Typinator, doesn't work when Diablo III is in fullscreen. How can I expand text in D3—is there anything built-in, or should another OS X text expansion utility work?
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CounterStrike: Source stuttering on MacBook Pro

My friend is having some problems with CS:S on his MacBook Pro: if you stand still its like 100+ fps, if you fire there is a millisecond stutter, any fighting and it's completely unplayable i ...
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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 play the Mask of the Betrayer expansion natively on my Mac?

I'm reliving all games and I would like to play the mask of the betrayer expansion on my Mac, but although the initial campaign has been ported, Mask of the Betrayer seems it hasn't. Please, no ...
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How do I check my depth on OS X?

I know that if you want to check your depth on a PC, you press F3, but on my Mac, pressing F3 brings up Mission Control and/or the Dashboard. Is there a way to check depth in OS X without manually ...
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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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Does Company of Heroes CD-Key from a PC version work on a Mac?

Company of Heroes has been ported to OS X. I purchased the Windows version a while back. Anyone know if the CD-Key will work on the mac? Please refrain from speculating whether or not it is ...
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How do I uninstall StarCraft II on OS X?

I can't seem to find an obvious way of uninstalling StarCraft II on OS X. What's the standard procedure for this? For what it's worth, I've found two directories that are obviously related to ...
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Where is the P_Drive in the Macintosh EVE-Online Client?

The P_Drive used to be in ~user/Preferences/EVE Online Preferences/ It's been moved since sometime in 2011. Where is the new one?
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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 ...